Faculty

No institution can be great without great faculty members. AFPA has one of the best in the field of defence.

Chief Mentor - AFPA Board GTO

Dr. Cdr. N.K Natarajan
Chief Mentor

A man with 25 years of experience in the Indian Navy with 3 years as Group Testing Officer. He is an alumnus of Indian Naval Academy and a President’s Gold Medalist. He holds 6 post graduate degrees in management and a doctorate in psychology. Subject – Group Testing, Personality Development.

Co - Mentor - AFPA Board President

Col. Rahul Gowardhan(Retd)
Interviewing Officer

A man with 30 years of distinguished service in the Army and held many important appointments including Commanding Officer of the Artillery Unit in J&K and Rajasthan, Dy. President of Services Selection Board (SSB) at Allahabad and also worked as Interviewing officer at SSB, Bhopal. He is a qualified HR professional with PG in Management. A certified assessor and interviewer, who interviewed more than 2500 aspirants at SSB and about 1000 candidates for managerial posts in Public Sector and Corporate Sector Subject – Interviewing Officer

Personality Development Coach

Col. Ravi Nair (Retd)
Personality Development Coach

A veteran of the Indian Army, Col Ravi Nair has three and half decades of experience in various facets of the services, to include, Operations, Training and Human Resource Management. A certified Soft Skill Trainer with proficiency in communication skills, personal interview techniques, general awareness quotient and motivational talks, has trained several batches of SSB aspirants both in service and budding young NCC candidates. Subject – Personality Enhancement Coach.

AFPA Board Psychologist

Ashok Kumar Thamburaj
Psychologist-DIPR
Math Expert

A DRDO Scientist, alumni Defense Institute of Psychological Research (DIPR) worked in the Selection Centre Central (SSC), Bhopal. A psychologist par excellence in psychometric assessment, personality profiling and training of students and employees. He was designated as consultant with the department of education, Tamil Nadu. Has contributed over 310 officers to the Armed Forces post retirement from services. An accomplished assessor indeed. Subject – Psychometric Assessment, Psychological Test Assessment.

General Studies Expert

Mrs. Chitra Nair
General Studies Expert

Mrs. Chitra Nair is an experienced social studies Teacher with more than 25 years of experience in various Army Schools and public schools of the country!
Her last stint was with Delhi Public School Nagpur where she was head of the Social Studies Department for 12 years since the inception of the school!!
She has the unique distinction of producing 11 students with perfect 100 scores in the board exams of 2017-18.
She is an MPhil in Public Administration from Nagpur University having topped the table. She has been a CBSE RESOURCE PERSON and is credited with many developmental training programs!

Prof. Ganesh Thaware
General Studies Expert

Faculty having 29 years of experience in the field of teaching and Administration with the Ministry of HRD, CBSE Schools, Bhonsala Military School, Podar World School etc. He is an alumnus of Regional Institute of Education Bhopal and the recipient of several awards in the field of teaching of innovative practices.

Math Expert

Mr. Prashant Markan
Math Expert

A renowned Mathematics faculty who has successfully trained thousands of aspirants during the last 18 years. He is the ultimate name and a pioneer in awakening consciousness about national level competition by producing highly successful and ultimate results in IIT-JEE, RMO, PRMO, NTSE, NDA and CDS.

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