Earlier, he was a member of the Indian Foreign Service for 34 years. He has a long and diverse experience in International relations and Diplomacy. His foreign assignments include Belgium, Zaire, Czechoslovakia,
Vijay Seth holds an MBA in Business Administration from Sikkim Manipal University. He is also a Software Engineer at Aptech Computers Limited. He is a graduate in Botany (Hons.) from Sambalpur University.