Pandey, Vivek Kumar was born August 1, 1976 in Jaunpur, Uttar Pradesh, India. Son of Pradeep Kumar and Puspa Pandey. As per actual date of birth he born on 11:11( November 11):1975 i.e. on the National Education Day (India). 1st batch JRF at NCAOR, Goa, 2001; and also 1st batch JRF, KBCAOS, University of Allahabad, 11 September, 2001. 1st Doctoral from KBCAOS. He is respected /honored as Proud Past Alumni, Allahabad University Alumni Association(Reg. no. 4007/2000 under society act 1860), University of Allahabad among till date 42 prominent personalities of University of Allahabad and also honored as TOP 100 Scientist of the International Biographical Centre, Cambridge, UK in 2010.