Master of Science, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India, 1963. Doctor of Philosophy, University Glasgow, Scotland, 1970.
Reader in physics Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla, India, 1979—1986. Professor North Eastern Hill University, Shillong, India, since 1986. Executive member International Institute of Biophysics, Neuss, Germany, since 1998.
Member of Indian Association Physics Teachers (life. Vice president 1994-1997), Indian Physics Association (life).
Married Pushpalata Shukla. Children: Ruchi Bajpai Mitra, Peeyush.