Maj Gen IP Singh,
VSM (Retd)


Maj Gen IP Singh, VSM (Retd), is an alumnus of Sainik School, Kapurthala and National Defence Academy, Kharakwasla. He was commissioned into the Armoured Corps in Jun 1974.

Having served in all the ranks in the Army he rose up to be a Maj Gen. He has attended various army courses of instruction and served in various important staff, instructional and command assignments. He commanded a tank Regiment and later an illustrious Independent Armoured Brigade on the Pakistan border. As Maj Gen he commanded an important RAPID in the deserts. He has done various tenures in field area and practically all the insurgency areas of our country. He retired from the Army after an illustrious career spanning 37 years.

Prior to retirement in Mar 2012, he held the prestigious assignment of MGGS Doctrine at Army Training Command, in Shimla and later the Additional Director General International Cooperation in Delhi. He was the single window contact with all friendly foreign countries on issues of protocol, training and cooperation. For his distinguished service, he was awarded the Vishist Seva Medal and Chief of Army Staff Commendation thrice.

He is MA, MSc, and MPhil and deeply interested in painting. He is an accomplished sportsman and has a flair for languages. He has been specially selected to head Mai Bhago Armed Forces Preparatory Institute as the founder Director.

Brig KD Singh (Retd)


Brigadier KD Singh is well qualified on various courses and is a B.Tech (Telecom ), MBA  he was Commissioned into the Corps of Signals in December  1974.

As a Colonel, he commanded an operational communication Unit in Jammu and Kashmir from 1997 to 2000   a period, pre and post “Operation Vijay “ (Kargil War). As a Brigadier he was the Chief Signal Officer of a Corps in Nagaland, later he was Commander Faculty of Combat Communications (FCC) at Military College of Telecommunication Engineering, Mhow (MP).

He had a unique experience and exposure as an assessor at  34  Services Selection Board (SSB) at  Selection Centre East, Allahabad from 1993 to 1996 as also a second tenure at Selection Centre Central,  Bhopal from  2010 to  2011 as a Senior Psychologist and a Call Up Officer.

He is well versed with the norms and nuances of the Selection System in the armed forces and has gained expertise in personality assessment having evaluated over 2500 candidate’s at SSBs.

He has also served as a Psychologist at Maharaja Ranjit Singh Armed Forces Preparatory Institute, Mohali from 2013 to 2019  he carried out SSB  training of cadets from the second course to the eighth course and was instrumental in the successful induction of  137 cadets to NDA  and other training Academies, of whom 66 have been commissioned In the armed forces as on July 2020, in addition,  20 cadets of the 8th course have cleared their  SSB  and are awaiting merit list to join The National Defence Academy. This is the highest number of candidates to be fielded from anyone Institution.

Brig KD Singh has joined Mai Bhago Armed Forces Preparatory Institute for Girls and appointed Psychologist w.e.f. 13 Dec 2019.

Col Rakesh Kumar Chopra (Retd) BTech, MTech, MBA


Ex Dy President & IO 20 SSB, Additional  IO Selection Centre East, Allahabad and Trial Officer De Novo Selection System, DIPR, New Delhi

Col Rakesh Kumar Chopra (Retd), an alumnus of NDA, Khadakwasla, was commissioned into Corps of Signals in Dec 1982 and has got 36+ years of service in Indian army.

He was trained as an Interviewing Officer (IO) by Defence Institute of Psychological Research (DIPR), New Delhi and served as Dy President 20 SSB, Bhopal, Additional IO Selection Centre East, Allahabad and Trial Officer De Novo Selection System, DIPR, New Delhi. He is an MTech (IIT, Madras) and MBA (Punjab University) and has got rich experience of teaching telecommunication subjects at Military College of Telecommunication Engineering (MCTE), Mhow.

Col Rakesh Kumar Chopra has joined Mai Bhago Armed Forces Preparatory Institute for Girls and appointed Interview Officer w.e.f. 03 Jul 2020.


Combined Defence Services Examination (CDSE)

Lt.Col.Piyush Bahuguna: – He has done B.Tech. Col Piyush Bahuguna is the CEO and founder of Impact Coaching and Education Services Pvt Ltd.He holds over 13 years experience in the field of education. A number of his students are currently serving as officers in defence forces. Col. Piyush Bahuguna is conducting the CDS preparation of the LC’s at Mai Bhago AFPI. He himself is a well versed English faculty.

Mr. Dinesh Kumar:- He has done MSc Chemistry. He is one of the Board members of Impact Coaching and Education Services Pvt Ltd. and HOD of the chemistry department.

Mr. Sumit Maudgil:- He has done post graduation in Public Administration. He has been instrumental in the education field and has been able to inspire and educate students with his vast experience in his field.


  • 1. Mr. Ranjeet Sharma – Physics
  • 2. Mr. Gurpratap Singh – Maths
  • 3. Ms. Jaspreet Kaur – English Communication
  • 4. Mr. Vishek Makkar – AFCAT Maths and Reasoning


  • 1. Maj Sub Avtar Singh – Drill Instructor cum Institute Supervisor
  • 2. Ms. Jasjit Kaur – Physical Education
  • 3. Hav Dilbagh Mohammad – Head Clerk
  • 4. Mr. Satnam Singh – Clerk
  • 5. Ms. Sakshi Sharma – Library Clerk
  • 6. Mr. Baljinder Singh – Driver
  • 7. Mr. Sukhdeep Singh – Driver
  • 8. Hav Gurcharan Singh – Driver