Bachelor of Science in Agriculture, Allahabad (India) Agricultural Institute, 1962. Master of Science in Agricultural Chemistry, Allahabad University, 1965. Doctor of Science in Microbiology, Allahabad University, 1982.
Doctor of Philosophy in Microbiology, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, 1972.
Research associate Banaras Hindu University, 1967-1972. Member science pool Council Scientific and Industrial Research, New Delhi, 1973-1975. Senior scientist in charge microbiology Rajendra Agricultural University, Samastipur, India, 1975-1978, senior scientist, coordinator microbiology Bihar, Samastipur, India, 1978-1986.
Professor microbiology RAU, Bihar, Samastipur, India, 1986-1988. Professor head microbiology Narendra Deva University Agricultural and Technology, Faizabad, Faizabad, India, since 1988. National associate University Grants Commission, New Delhi, 1977-1978.
Visiting professor German Academic Exchange Service, Bonn, Germany, 1994. Guest scientist United States Department of Agriculture, Florence, Kentucky, 1987.
Member National Academy of Sciences, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Indian Association Microbiologists, New York Academy of Sciences.
Married Shanti Rai, June 25, 1958. Children: Geeta Singh, Anjana Singh, Shiva Roy, Manish Raj, Manu Raj.