Palak Kohli comes from Jalandhar.She studied in St.Joseph's Convent school.
In 2020 Kohli was training in the national training camp under Gaurav Khanna who is head coach of Indian Para-badminton team.
In April 2021, she (and Manasi Joshi) both gained a silver medal in the World para-badminton competition in Dubai at their respective singles category. She was beaten by Megan Hollander in the SU3 final.
Kohli is the youngest para athlete to qualify for Tokyo Paralympics,she is also the only para badminton athlete from the country to qualify for both singles and women's doubles for Tokyo Paralympics 2021.