Bachelor of Science in Physics, Calicut University, Kozhicode, India, 1983. Master of Science in Physics, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India, 1986. Doctor of Philosophy in Physics, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India, 1992.
Research associate Snow & Avalanche Study Ctr Defense Research and Development Organization, Govt, of India, Kullu Manali, India, 1994—1995. Research associate Banaras Hindu University, 1995—1996, Cochin University of Science & Technology, 1996—1997. Lecturer physics Mahatma Gandhi College, Kannur, 1996—1997.
Lecturer biophysics Academy Medical Sciences, Pariyaram, 1998—2002. Assistant professor Manipal University, 2002—2004, associate professor, since 2004, head, department in charge, Center Atomic & Molecular Physics India.
Member of Optical Society America, Indian Laser Association, Indian Nuclear Society, Indian Physics Association.
Married Sheeba Pakkan, December 31, 1995.