Pooja completed her schooling from D.A.V Kapildev public School, Ranchi .She holds a B.Sc (Hons) degree from Ranchi University. There after she pursued her MBA from Amity business School, Amity University, NOIDA with specialization in Human resources and Marketing. Since She always wanted to take up academics as her career, after the completion of her MBA, she enrolled herself in the PhD program at Department of Management, Birla Institute of Technology,Lalpur extension ,Ranchi and has submitted her thesis and currently waiting for the award of her Phd degree. She has published several papers in both national as well as international journals of repute. After submission of her thesis, she was appointed as a guest faculty by Birla Institute of Technology, Lalpur extension, Ranchi. She has also worked with Centre for business administration, Central University of Jharkhand as an Assistant Professor. She joined XISS in February 2017. The courses taught by her are organizational behaviour, Human resource Management and general management papers.