He has done B.E. (Mechanical) and M.E. (Mechanical) from L.D. College of Engineering, affiliated to Gujarat University in 1960. He has a vast experience of teaching for last 48 years. Prof. Shah has written 3 books for technical high schools, 2 books for diploma students and many other books for undergraduate students of Gujarat University and Mumbai University. He has to his credit 15 books.
He was awarded 4 prizes for his exhibits at "Do It Yourself, State Level Exhibition" arranged by Tech. Edu. Deptt., Government of Gujarat.