Dr. Manas Upadhyay has done M.A. M.Phil. in Sociology from University of Lucknow and Ph.D. from Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University (A Central University) Lucknow. He has contributed scholarly papers in several research journals. His area of interests includes Sociology of Education, Dalit and exclusion. He is sincerely working towards making significant contribution in the field of social research.