Puja Kumari Mandal hails from the state of Bihar but has been brought up in Mumbai. Her father is a retired professional from the Indian Navy and her mother is a housewife. In 2016, while she was in Class 12 in Kendriya Vidyalaya, she attended the sensitization session conducted by IDIA Mumbai and got selected as a trainee. Puja is infact one of the first trainees and now a scholar from the Mumbai chapter. During the course of her training, Puja showed great commitment and sincerity and ensured that she gave her best.
She is currently studying at Government Law College, Mumbai. She has been actively participating in college activities and doing internships as well. She is a smart and skilled student who aspires to work in the field of corporate law and arbitration.