Having his school background in rural Tamil Nadu, He completed his undergraduate study BSc Chemistry from D G Vaishnav College, Chennai, and excelled in his studies. Subsequently, he pursued Post Graduation from Gurunanak College and completed his Masters’ in Chemistry. He simultaneously completed his B.Ed. from Annamalai University in the year 1993. He also went forward to attain his Ph.D. in Chemistry in the year 2001 from Presidency College, University of Madras, Chennai, India.