Bachelor with honors, Bihar (India) University, 1960. Master of Arts, Patna (India) University, 1962. Doctor of Philosophy, Patna (India) University, 1967.
Doctor of Letters, Ranchi University, Bihar, 1980.
Lecturer, Vidyant Degree College, Lucknow, India, 1963; lecturer, Deoghar College, Bihar, India, 1964; lecturer, Ranchi College, Bihar, 1965-1979; professor, Bhagalpur (India) U., 1980; professor, head department Bengali, Ranchi (India) U., since 1981. President various national seminars.
Past president Nikhal Bharat Banga, Ranchi. Member Bangla Cad. Government Bihar (executive).
Married Kanika Mallick. Children: Sutapa, Sanchita, Gargi.