Bachelor of Science, Lucknow (India) University, 1970. Bachelor of Science with honors, Lucknow (India) University, 1971. Master of Science, Lucknow (India) University, 1972. Doctor of Philosophy, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, 1977.
Research assistant, Indian Institute Technology, Kanpur, 1976-1977;
research associate, Indian Institute Technology, Kanpur, 1978-1980;
Fellow Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (German Academy Exchange Service), Giessen, 1983;
lecturer, N.-Eastern Hill U., Shillong, India, 1980-1985;
senior lecturer, N.-Eastern Hill U., Shillong, India, 1986-1987;
associate professor, reader, N.-Eastern Hill U., Shillong, India, since 1988. Vice president Nuclear Track, Bombay, since 1995. Member international committee International Nuclear Tracks in Solids, Beijing, Dubna, Cairo, and Besancon 1992-1998.
Visiting professor German Academic Exchange Service, Bonn, Marburg and Berlin, 1997.
Fellow Indian Chemical Society. Member International Nuclear Track Society (regional representative since 1985), Chemical Association (Lucknow University, president 1971-1972), Indo-German Friendship Association (general secretary 1987-1988, vice president 1988-1989, president 1989-1991), Nuclear Track Society India (life), Indian Association Nuclear Chemists and Applied Scientists (life), International Scientific Network Society (secretary north-east zone 1997), Indian Council Chemists.
Married Rekha Shukla, June 28, 1974. Children: Ankita, Anagha.