Chandigarh: Adding yet another feather in the cap of Maharaja Ranjit Singh Armed Forces Preparatory Institute (MRSAFPI), SAS Nagar (Mohali), as many as 20 cadets of the institute have cleared the Services Selection Board’s (SSB) Interview in the last two months. Now, these cadets are awaiting joining letters to join National Defence Academy (NDA)/ equivalent Training Academies to become commissioned officers in the Indian Armed Forces.

Revealing this here today, Punjab Employment Generation, Skill Development and Training Minister Mr Aman Arora said that these twenty cadets of the MRSAFPI include Madhav Sharma, Vivaan Sooden, Anmol Banka, Mannan Akash, Mankaran Singh Dhillon, Sachkirat Singh, Karanveer Singh Gill, Rajanpreet Singh Sekhon, Husanpreet Singh, Anmol, Aryan Kalia, Akkireddy Sai Vedansh, Navjot Singh Gill, Pranav Thakur, Suryansh Thakur, Shivom Ghai, Jobanjeet Singh, Prathyush Singh Bedi, Gunjot Singh and Gursher Singh Cheema. Two cadets, Suryansh Thakur and Akkireddy Sai Vedansh, out of the above have cleared the SSB for both the NDA as well as the Technical Entry Scheme (TES).

Congratulating the cadets for clearing the SSB, Mr. Aman Arora said that Chief Minister S. Bhagwant Singh Mann led the Punjab Government has been striving to fulfill the aspirations of the state youth, who want to join the defence services. It’s a matter of great pride for the state as the huge strength of cadets clearing for the NDA.

The Institute with a success rate of 57% is one of the most successful institutes of its kind in the country, Major General Ajay H. Chauhan, VSM, Director of the Institute said while wishing the cadets the very best for future. He further informed that the selection for the 14th Course of MRSAFPI has also been completed and the course will commence on 01 April, 2024 at MRSAFPI.