Email : nofrillsacademy@gmail.com While in the Army as a Colonel, Judged Reality Show, “Mission Army-Desh ke Rakshak” of National Geographic in 2011. Selector for Defence Services at 17 SSB, Bangalore. SPORTS & FITNESS RELATED EXPERIENCE: Trained Services/ national/international level boxers. Trained Services athletes. Top level Tennis player in India (above 55 years age category).

Is it true that ‘your actions should justify your thoughts and words’ in SSB?

A defense aspirant should focus on his/her overall effectiveness in routine life. The adequacy in personal effectiveness will determine the result at SSB. The major problem with practically all the coaching academies is that the persons running the coaching academies try to teach the aspirants, what they (assessors) were taught at Defense Insititute of Psychological Research (DIPR)…

Canada: Observations Part 2

An average Canadian, you meet anywhere is likely to greet you and so would most salespersons you meet in shops. He/she will hold a door open for you. Canada, resembles the Western world in the respect shown to pedestrians on the road, who invariably are given priority in crossing. The country does exude warmth, despite…

Canada: Observations Part 1

‘Tim Hortons’ is to Canada, what ‘Mc Donald’ is to the USA. Ice Hockey is to Canada, what Cricket is to India. In Canada there are two seasons, first is the winter and second is the ‘construction season’ as the country tries desperately to keep pace with the growing  population. I spent a few months…

With 25 students and counting this year in Kota, also, recently at IITs and even at homes, aspirants are feeling suicidal. What are the reasons for this and what can be the possible solutions?

Suicide or Murder? Lucius Annaeus Seneca had once said, “Sometimes even to live is an act of courage”. When we read between the lines we tend to find the situation in which he must have said it. Then the question arises is there anything more important than life? Life is to live but it comes…

What are the benefits/drawbacks of extra tuition classes?

Introduction: In the ever-evolving landscape of education, the allure of extra tuition classes has emerged as a compelling option for students and parents alike. These supplementary classes, often considered a pathway to academic excellence, promise personalized attention and a deeper understanding of subjects. However, like any educational strategy, the decision to enroll in extra tuition…