Ph. D. (1996), in Hindi, Marginal People in Contemporary Hindi Short Stories (JNU).
M. Phil. (1991), in Hindi, Lucknow in the Novels of Amritlal Nagar (JNU).
M.A. (1989), First Class & First Position in University (Ranchi University, Ranchi).
B. A. (1984), First Class (Ranchi University, Ranchi).
Story Writing/Marginality and Literature on Marginal Societies/Criticism/ Social History and Hindi Literature/Dalit Literature/World Literature
1). Teaching & Research:
Professor, CIL/SLL&CS, New Delhi, 2013-0nwards
Associate Professor, CIL/SLL&CS, New Delhi, 2007-20013
Assistant Professor, CIL/SLL&CS, New Delhi, 1999-2007.
Former Visiting Professor, Department of South and South Eastern Languages, Tashkent State Institute of Oriental Studies, Tashkent (Republic of Uzbekistan), 2018.
2). Member of Bodies:
Member, Board of Studies (Hindi), Goa University, Goa/ Member, PG Board of Studies (Hindi), Cotton College State University, Guwahati/ Member, Board of Studies (Hindi), School of Humanities, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad/ Sahity Akademi Award, Govt. of India, New Delhi/ Member, Hindi Sevi Samman Evam Puraskar Yojana, Govt. of Bihar, Patna/ Member, PG Board of Studies (Hindi), Ch. Bansi Lal University, Bhiwani/ Member, Award Committee, Hariyana Sahity Akademi, Govt. of Hariyana, Panchkula/ Member, Award Committee, Maharastra Hindi Akademi, Govt. of Maharashtra, Mumbai.
Former Visiting Scholar, Department of Hindi, Mahatma Gandhi Institute, Moka (Mauritius) under item No. 4 of UGC-TEC 4th Consortium Agreement with Mauritius, 2010.
National Fellowship, Ministry of Culture, Govt. of India, 2000.
Conducted a Symposium for students/teaching community of Department of South and South Eastern Languages, Tashkent State Institute of Oriental Studies, Tashkent (Republic of Uzbekistan), on 24 October 2018 on the topic “ Understanding History (Special context: Literature as a Literary Source of History)” during my visit to Uzbekistan as a Visiting Professor in TSIOS.
Conducted a literary workshop for staff Consultancy and students of the Hindi Studies Section, Mahatma Gandhi Institute, Mokka, Mauritius in Subramaniam Bharati Hall on 8th March 2010 on the topic ‘Rethinking History of Hindi Literature’ during my visit to Mauritius as a Visiting Scholar [under item No. 4 of UGC (India) –TEC (Mauritius) 4th Consortium Agreement with Mauritius].
Aadhunik Bharat Ke Itihaas Lekhan ke Kuchh Sahityik Srot (Some Literary Sources of Historiography of Modern India), jointly with Dr. Rashmi Choudhary, Prakashan Sansthan, New Delhi, 2016 (ISBN 978-81-7714-558-8).
Aalochana ka Jantantra (Democracy of Criticism), Aadhar Prakashan, Panchkula. 2011 (ISBN 978-81-7675-322-7).
Aadhunik Sahitya mein Dalit Vimarsh (Criticism/Dalit Discourse in Modern Literature), Orient Blackswan, New Delhi. 2009 (ISBN 978-81-250-3791-0).
Sahitya Ka Naya Soundaryashastra (Criticism/New Aesthetic of Literature ), ed., Kitabghar Prakashan, New Delhi. First Edition in 2006, 2nd Edition in 2013 (ISBN 81-89859-11-0).
Samkalin Kahani ka Samajshastra (Criticism/Sociology of Contemporary Short Story), Prakashan Sansthan, New Delhi. 2001(ISBN 80-7714-044-2).
1857 : Bharat Ka Pahala Mukti Sangharsh (History/1857:First Freedom Struggle of India), jointly ed. with Badri Narayan & Hitendra Patel, Prakashan Sansthan, New Delhi. First Edition in 2008, 3rd Paperback Edition in 2014 (ISBN 81-7714-297-6)
Samkalin Vishwa Sahity: Kuchh Patth, Kuchh Vichaar (Contemporary World Literature: Some Text, Some Thought in Kannda, translated from Hindi by Dr. H. M. Kumarswami), Prajavani (Kannda), Special Issue (Deepawali) 2018, pp 221-227, Bangalore.
1764 (Short Story on Buxar War in English, translated from Hindi by noted Mauritian scholar Dr. Devina Achuyvar), Indian Literature, May-June 2016, Delhi, Sahity Akademi, Govt. of India, (ISSN 0019580-4)