The Most Rev. Msgr. V. Jeromedhas, SDB was born on October 21, 1951 at Paduvoor, Diocese of Kottar. After his primary education in the ICM Primary School, Velliavilai, he joined St. Aloysius' Minor Seminary, Kottar diocese on sunday 24th May 1964, and did his high school studies at Carmel High School, Nagercoil and completed his SSLC in March 1967. He did his P.U.C at Scott Christian College, Nagercoil from June 1967 to March 1968. After two years of Initiation course he joined the Sacred Heart Seminary, Poonamallee, Madras on 12th June 1970.