Biography of Dr. APJ Abdul kalam

The missile man of India short biography.

Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam, better known as APJ Abdul kalam who served as the 11th President of India from 2002 to 2007 and He also called the missile man of India. He was born on 15 October 1931 in a very poor family.


He completed his schooling from the Schwartz Matriculation School at Ramanathapuram. He completed his graduation in Physics in 1954 and then moved Madras for his engineering course.

Dr. APJ Abdul kalam Achievements:-

After graduation, kalam joined defence academy as a scientist. In 1969 he was projected India’s first indigenous Satellite Launch Vehicle (SLV-III) which successfully developed in 1980 from ISRO (Indian space research organisation) and this was the biggest achievements in his life.

In 2002, Kalam was elected the 11th President of India on July 25 and served the position till July 25, 2007. He also became the third President of India who received ‘Bharat Ratna’ before assuming the office of the President.

According to kalam, the term of the President means affectionally known as the people president. After the end of his presidential rule, he became a visiting professor at the ‘Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Ahmedabad. He also served as a professor of Aerospace Engineering at Anna University, as chancellor of the ‘Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology Thiruvananthapuram.

Aim of life:-

His aim to defeat corruption and bring efficiency, because he launched a program for the youth, called ‘What Can I Give Movement,’ in 2011, like my Journey, Wings of fire, Believe in yourself etc.

Creative writings:-

Dr APJ Abdul Kalam authored and co-authored several instructional and inspirational books, for the youth of India who always says transforming a dream into action.


On July 27, 2015, Shillong Meghalaya

The dark day for India when we left the man who likes a miracle for youth India. Only five minutes into the lecture, around 6:35 pm he falls in the lecture hall. He was taken to ‘Bethany Hospital’ in a critical condition. He was kept in the intensive care unit but lacked signs of life and at 7:45 pm, he was declared dead due to cardiac arrest.

His body was airlifted in an Indian Air Force helicopter and was flown to New Delhi on July 28 and his body was displayed his home town Rameshwaram. On July 30, 2015, the former President was laid to rest with full state honours at Rameswaram’s Pei Karumbu Ground and this was the last day of the missile man of India.

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