B.A. LL.B. (University of Kerala), LL.M. (University of Cambridge)
Maneka graduated from top of the batch for B. A. L L. B from Govt. Law College, Trivandrum, University of Kerala and pursued her masters from the University of Cambridge. She was a Moot Court Trainer with Sree Narayana Guru College of Legal Studies, Kollam. Research has been an interest of her since college days, as such she has been a Research Associate for a few projects. She was also a practicing lawyer before the High Court of Kerala.