Bachelor of Science, Gobi Arts And Science College, Gobichettipalayam, Erode, 1987. Master of Science, American College, Madurai, Tamilnadu, India, 1989. Master of Philosophy, Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirapalli, Tamilnadu, 1990.
Doctor of Philosophy in Chemistry, Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirapalli, Tamilnadu, 1999. Postgraduate diploma in Computer Applications, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore, Tamilnadu, 2002.
Junior research fellow in chemistry Bharathidasan University, 1990—1993, senior research fellow, 1993—1995. Lecturer chemistry Kongunadu Arts and Science College, Coimbatore, 1995—1998, Government Arts College, Dharmapuri, 1998—1999. Senior lecturer chemistry Chikkanna Government Arts College, Tiruppur, 1999—2004.
Reader chemistry Government Arts College, Coimbatore, since 2004. Member examination board Periyar University, Salem, Tamilnadu, 2005—2006.
Mentor students, resource person for referesher courses Government 0f Tamil Nadu, 2005—2007.
Married Thirumoorthy Shanthini Devi, June 8, 1997. 1 child Ponnuswamy Navin Kumar.