After the declaration of NDA result 2015. NDA Toppers showed gratitude and honour towards Indian Army. They revealed, “It is a matter of pride that we will join Indian Army as an Officer”.
Battalion Cadet Captain (BCC) Abhishek Kundalia, Divisional Cadet Captain (DCC) Rakesh Kadian and Cadet Jitender Kumar who topped in Social Sciences, Science and Computer Science respectively have chosen Army as their career choice.
The three NDA toppers are students of 129th batch and will begin their specialized training session at Indian Military Academy Dehradun.
According to the statistics, it was found in the year 2015 there was 18% decrease in total strength of Indian Army officers. It was noticed that there was sudden fall from 49,738 to 49,524 officers.
BCC Abhishek Kundalia, who resides in Dehradun (Uttarakhand) belong to military background. Earlier his father and uncle served Navy and Army respectively. His dream was to join IMA Dehradun and serve for country. There is only one hill separating his home town and IMA. So he is pretty excited to back his home town.
Commandant’s Silver Medal achiever Cadet Jitender Kumar who belong to Haryana. He stood first in Computer Science stream with the highest FGPA (Final Grade Point Average) and also bagged the Chief of Naval Staff Trophy for standing first among all the three streams. He said that “After accomplishing training at IMA wants to join Military Intelligence. My grandfather and father also served in Army too”
DCC Rakesh Kadian who hails from Jhajjar district of Haryana. His father is a farmer and mother is a housewife. He said, “It was all because of my uncle (Mamaji) who inspired me a lot to join Army. Although my uncle was in Army and people used to give respect and regards towards him. By seeing this my parents also asked me to go for NDA”.