Born on October 2, 1957, Asha Arora completed schooling from Loreto Day School Calcutta and was placed in the First Division in the Higher Secondary Examination. Graduated from the University of Calcutta and obtained L.L.B. degree from the same University.
Enrolled as an Advocate with the Bar Council of West Bengal on July 6, 1984. Appeared for the West Bengal Civil Service (Judicial) Examination in the Year 1985 and secured the First position on order of merit.
Joined the West Bengal Judicial Service on September 7, 1987 and was posted at different places in all the tiers of service. Was promoted to the cadre of District Judge in December 2002. Appointed as District and Sessions Judge, Nadia in the year 2011 followed by appointment as Registrar (Inspection) of the High Court Calcutta.
Elevated as Additional Judge, High Court at Calcutta on 30th March, 2015
Appointed as Permanent Judge of the Calcutta High Court on 06.10.2016