Pankaj Singhai

Pankaj Singhai

5 Months 20 Years Experience
A high merit Colonel with leadership experience of 20+ years in challenging situations. Possess analytical outlook and technical acumen, and capable of defining and owning business goals; creating and mentoring efficient teams; innovating solutions and resolving complex business problems in senior leadership position.


Instructor at Senior Command Wing of Army War College (24 months)
  • Commanded (as CEO) a team of 900+ persons, 100 vehicles, budget of 1+ cr and financial powers of over 500+ crs.
  • Conceptualised and executed bold operational plans by creating and equipping diverse teams and gained strategic deterrence.
  • Evolved supply chain procedure for 1000+ troops.
  • Executed various projects of infrastructure development, security and administration of over 70+ crs.
  • Independently conceptualized and executed large scale events having footfall of 10,000+ with high visibility and impact.
  • Conducted performance appraisals and mentoring of team members resulting improvement of 10+% in measurable fields and victory with zero casualties.
Commanding Officer, (Infantry Battalion, 30 months)
  • Refined communications, procedures and automated information synthesis techniques to aid the strategic decision-making process.
  • Planned and supervised conduct of counter terrorist operations involving 4000+ troops, perception management and media integration in entire state.
Head of Operations (Staff Officer Grade one,25 months)
  • Lead a team of multiple nationalities and conceptualised security and evacuation mechanism.
  • Command of a highly volatile base; transformed the public perception bringing down the rating of the base to safe.
  • As Movement Control Officer organised intercontinental supply chain to cater for movement and logistic sustenance of 1200+ persons.
International Experience (Company Commander/ Security Head)

Functional Areas



Devi Ahilya Bai Vishva Vidyalaya, Indore - Grade I
Diploma in Senior level Defense Management


Madras University, Chennai
MSc (Defense and Strategic Studies) 74%


Military College of Electronics and Mechanical Engineering, Jawaharlal Nehru University
BTech (Electronics) CGPA-8.2


National Defence Academy, Jawaharlal Nehru University
BSc (Computer Science) CGPA-7.84



Nominated for Higher Command Course and Higher Defense Management Course
(Only officer nominated for both courses) (Top 10% of the batch is nominated for the course based on performance during command of a battalion and overall achievements during the service)


Instructor grading at Senior Command and Junior Command courses
Awarded to top 10 % of the students in the course


Graduate of Defense Services Staff College
Selection based on competitive exam (top 15%)


Awarded United Nations Force Commander Commendation
For meritorious service during the tenure


Instructor grading at Weapon Courses
Awarded to top 10 % of the students in the course



Spread Sheet Modelling
Harvard Business Publication
Financial Accounting and Management
Harvard Business Publication