Padma was unable to attend Dumbledore's funeral, having been taken home before breakfast.In 1998 Hogwarts was under the control of Lord Voldemort and his followers, students were brutally punished and taught different subjects, like how to use dark magic instead of defending against it.She later bravely fought in the Battle of Hogwarts in 1998.Padma survived the final battle of the Second Wizarding War, although what she did later in life is currently unknown.Padma attended the Hog's Head for the founding meeting of Dumbledore's Army with her sister, and signed the parchment saying she wouldn't reveal any secrets that the group hold.
During her fifth year also Padma's rebellious side had really started to show, after becoming a member of Dumbledore's Army, Padma had also with the help of her sister Parvati and Harry Potter started to destroy the speakers that Umbridge had placed around the castle in an attempt to silence her.
Normally three finalists are selected from the Goblet of Fire, but this year four students were selected, two from Hogwarts: Cedric Diggory and Harry Potter.
As part of the tournament, a traditional Yule Ball is held by the hosting school, Padma attended the Yule Ball with Ron Weasley, at the urging of Parvati (Harry's date) when Harry begged her to find a date for Ron.
In 1991, Padma began attending Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry and was sorted into Ravenclaw house and Parvati was sorted into Gryffindor, separating the two.
Padma shared a dormitory with Mandy Brocklehurst, Lisa Turpin, Morag Mac Dougal and Sue Li.
Padma was sorted into Ravenclaw house and became a prefect in her fifth year.