Subhajit Bandyopadhyay did his MSc from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur. He did his doctoral research under the supervision of Professor Reginald Mitchell at University of Victoria, British Columbia. This was followed by a postdoctoral position with Professor Ron Breslow at Columbia University in the city of New York. Following the footsteps of all his gurus, he believed that his education would be incomplete without a Cambridge education. Therefore, he spent a year with Prof. Florian Hollfelder's lab at the University of Cambridge before joining IISER Kolkata as an Assistant Professor.