He did his LL.B. (Allahabad) and LL.M securing 1st position in the year 1993 from
B.H.U. He got UGC Merit Scholarship in LL.M and B.H.U Researcher Scholarship at PH.D. Level. He started his teaching career in 1996 as Lecturer in Law at Agra College, Agra and Joined B.H.U in 1997. His areas of specialization and interest include Environmental Law, Constitutional Law and Jurisprudence. He participated and presented papers in more than 26 National and International seminars/workshop. He has supervised 18 LL.M .dissertations( till 2011) and presently 4 Ph.D. scholars are working under him. Dr Gupta has contributed articles in journals and books. He is Life Member of the “Environmental and Consumer Protections Foundation, New Delhi” and “Academique, A discussion group” at
Varanasi. He has attended two refresher courses at NLSIU, Bangalore and ILI, New Delhi on Environmental Law and one advanced training course at
NLSIU, Bangalore. He has also worked as Secretary of the Departmental Council during 2004-05. He has played an active role as member of committee which designed and executed a prestigious World Bank project namely “The Environmental Law Management Capacity Building Project” at Faculty of Law, BHU.