Manoja has completed M.Tech in Embedded systems, B. Tech in Electronics and instrumentation engineering and Diploma in Electronics and instrumentation engineering. She started her career as technical engineer at Aishwarya Telecom Pvt Ltd, Hyderabad. She later worked as a lecturer in various engineering colleges including MVJ College of Engineering, Bangalore, Atharva College of engineering, Mumbai, Dayanand Sagar College of engineering, Bangalore, Swami Vivekananda Institute of technology, Hyderabad, Asifia College of engineering, Hyderabad and Military college of Electronics and mechanical engineering. She is interested in music and teaching.