Bachelor, Andhra University, Tenali, India, 1960. Master of Arts, Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupathi, Andhra Pradesh, India, 1962. Doctor of Philosophy, Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupathi, Andhra Pradesh, India, 1967.
Research assistant Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupathi, 1962-1967. Lecturer J.M.J. College Women, Tenali, 1968-1976. Professor, head Postgraduate department history St. Mary's College, Tuticorin, India, 1976-1985.
Reader Mother Teresa Women's University, Kodaikanal, 1985-1986, professor, head, since 1986, registrar-in-charge, 1989, 95-96, 1997-1998. Controller examinations, since 1996. Member executive council Tamil Nadu History Congr.
Vice president South Indian History Congress. Nodal officer Tamil Nadu State Council for Higher Education. Member standing committee on Nehruvian studies University Grants Commission, New Delhi, India.
Member Madurai division Tamil Nadu Archives. Member various boards numerous universities in India. Organizer workshops and seminars.
Member International Colloquium on Peace and Disarmament, 1990. Member Indian Association Women's Studies (life), South Indian History Congress (vice president since 1996), Tamil Nadu History Council (patron, executive member), Rotary, Red Cross Society.