Bachelor of Science, University Kerala, India, 1970. Master of Arts, University Kerala, 1978. Doctor of Philosophy, University Kerala, 1992.
Master of Library. Information Science, University Madras, India, 1980.
Library. assistant Kerala University Library., 1973-1974. Assistant library Center for Development Studies, India, 1975-1982. Lecturer department library science University Kerala, 1983-1995, reader department library science, since 1996, dean faculty arts, since 1998, senate member, since 1999.
Chairman board studies in library science University Kerala, since 1985, member faculty of arts, since 1985, member academy council, since 1990. Secretary Center for Information and Technology Studies, since 1992.
Member Indian Association Special Libraries & Information Centers, Indian Library. Association (life), Kenala Library. Association (president 1993).
Married S. Sugathakumary, February 8, 1977. Children: Vishnu D. Pavoor, Bhagya.