Army is facing a severe shortage of officers and also there is very poor rate of induction of Punjabi youngsters in the armed forces. At this time it is a proud moment for Shemrock Sen. Sec. School, Sec-69, Mohali that 12 students have selected in NDA. While 31 students have cleared UPSE exam. These 12 students will join the National Defense Academy for their further training.Shemrock Principal Prineet Sohal while honouring the students said that since it’s the First AFPI Course which passed out in 2013, the school has inducted 180 cadets to NDA.
This year 12 students are selected from Maharaja Ranjit Singh Armed Forces Preparatory Institute & Shemrock Sen. Sec. School. These Tweleve students pass out students names are Udaibir Singh, Dilpreet Singh, Vishesh Sood, Akshansh Aggarwal, Abhay Singh Raghav, Tanmay Sharma, Rythm Mahajan, Harmanveer Singh, Anurag Chauhan, Aniket Kahol, Arpit Parashar & Swastik.Air Cmdre Nitin Sathe, Director, Maharaja Ranjit Singh Armed Forces Preparatory Institute for boys while congratulating the students said that this institute in Punjab train boys of Punjab to join defence forces by observing that the number of individuals, joining defence forces from Punjab had been going down year by year and it pride for us 12 of our students mark the success.
Chairman Shemrock School Amarjit Singh Bajwa said at the moment that the faculty of Shemrock School and AFPI have done a commendable job in academics and overall grooming of cadets for inducting them to Indian Armed Forces. A disciplined, inspiring environment and competent teaching faculty was a priority for leaving no stone unturned to provide a cutting edge to this highly competitive exam, wherein over 5 Lakhs students appear every time.