Master of Science in Physics, Agra University, DSBC, Nainital. Doctor of Philosophy in Physics, Uttar Pradesh, 1970.
Reader to lecturer physics Kumaun University, Nainital, 1970—1995, professor physics, 1996—2002. Consultant Seismology Project, Geology Department K.U., Nainital, 2002—2008.
Chairman Long View Public School, Nainital, 2001. Member of Society Radiation & Photochemistry, Laser & Spectroscopy Society India, Indian Association Physics Teacher, Indian Laser Association.
Life partner Sarla Pant, February 11, 1971. Children: Poonam Tripathi Sharma, Namita Tripathi Nagraj, Upasana.