He was an old boy of Jaffna Hindu College and entered the University from there. After graduation, he joined the staff of Kokuvil Hindu College where he became Principal later. In 1991, he was appointed as the Principal of Jaffna Hindu and continued till his retirement in 1996. His period saw a series of innovations in keeping with modern educational trends to improve learning and teaching skills. Special mention could be made of developing science education and expanded library facilities. It was trying time then to run the school and he succeeded in facing many of the challenges successfully.