passed B.Sc with honours in physics and M.Sc. in pure physics obtaining first class in both from Calcutta University. He started teaching career as a lecturer in physics at Ramakrishna Mission Residential College,Narendrapur,obtained Ph.D. degree of Calcutta University under the guidance of Professor B.N.Srivastava at Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science. Later he joined Jadavpur University in 1972 and retired as Professor of Physics in 2007.He had been a visiting research fellow at Leeds University, UK with Professor Peter Gray FRS under the Commonwealth Bursery Scheme of Royal Society and Nuffield Fondation. He has published more than fifty papers in national and international journal and has authored five books. Three students were awarded PhD degree under his supervision. He is a fellow of National Environmental Science Academy, New Delhi and has honorary appointment to the Research Board of Advisors of the American Biographical Institute. He is still teaching physics honorarily in Ramakrishna Mission Residential College, his Alma Mater.