Sainul did his Ph.D from Pune University, under the Guidance of Prof. ARD Prasad, Head, Documentation Research and Training Centre,(DRTC) Indian Statistical Institute Bangalore.
He is a VLIR Scholar (Belgium) in 'Scientific and Technological Information Management' . This was offered by the Belgium Government in Vrije Universitiet Brussel (VUB) in Belgium.
He has qualified the National Eligibility Test (NET) conducted by the Universities Grants Commission (UGC).
He finished two years post graduate degree in Documentation and Information Science, named Associateship in Documentation and Information Science (ADIS), -which is an advanced two years course incorporating Information Technology and Information Science- from Documentation Research and Training Centre (DRTC), at Indian Statistical Institute (ISI) Bangalore. DRTC is the only national centre in India, providing highly specialised training in IT-based library and information Science.
He has studied one year Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Application (PGDCA) from Institute of Human Resource Development for Electronics (IHRDE), Calicut and earlier I studied BASIC programming course from Lal Bhahadur Shastri Centre for Science and Technology.
After finishing PDC in 1992, he joined for B.Sc. (Zoology) in PSMO College, Tirurangadi. PSMO College is a famous post graduate college in Kerala which is under University of Calicut. After passing B.Sc. in 1995 I joined for BLISc in Department of Library and Information Science at Calicut University Campus.
He did schooling in G.M.U.P. School and P.M.S.A.Memorial High School Chemmenkadavu. He passed SSLC in 1990 and joined in Government College Malappuram for 2 year Pre-degree course (PDC).