Bachelor of Science, Udai Pratap College, Varanasi, India, 1958. Master of Science, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India, 1960. Doctor of Philosophy, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India, 1969.
Lecturer, Banaras Hindu U., 1963-1966;
lecturer, Udaipur (India) U., 1966-1968;
lecturer, Banaras Hindu U., 1968-1979;
reader, Banaras Hindu U., 1979-1987;
professor zoology, Banaras Hindu U., since 1987. Member agriculture scientist recruitment board, New Delhi, 1981-1983, 91-93. Chairman 2d Quinquennial Committee National Bureau Fish Genetic Resource, Lucknow, India, 1985-1990.
Member State Public Svc. Commission, Allahabad, India, 1997.
Member Indian Society of General and Comparative Endocrinology (general secretary since 1988).
Married Savitri Singh, May 11, 1954. Children: Vijay Kumar, Sanjay Kumar, Dhanajay Kumar.