Corps Of Military Intelligence – All You Need To Know
Corps of Military Intelligence is an Intelligence wing of Indian Army. It is also known as Directorate of Military Intelligence. It is headquartered at Sena Bhawan, New Delhi. The Deputy Chief of Army Staff in Strategy is the head of Corps of Military Intelligence. The present chief of Military Intelligence is Lt Gen. Paramjit Singh Sangha.
The role of Military Intelligence is provide accurate intelligence to ground forces. The Personnel of Military Intelligence also conduct the Reconnaissance and Recce missions. The Intelligence of External threats on Indian Military Installations and On going operations are provided by Military Intelligence. Total of 4000 personnel are serving in Corps of Military Intelligence. The personnel of Military Intelligence are trained at Military Intelligence Training School and Depot (MINTSD), Pune.
The Military Intelligence has played a key role in Kashmir Valley and in North Eastern States. The MI was successful to provide real time intelligence at the time of Kargil War. The Military Intelligence operatives have also served in Afghanistan, Tajikistan, Myanmar and Bangladesh. The MI is also involved in many Operations like Counter Insurgency and Cross border smuggling near the International Border.
There are two ways to Join the Military Intelligence
1. To join as an officer, at the Academy, you must put your first preference as Military Intelligence and depending upon vacancies the Corps of Military Intelligence is allotted.
2. To join as Jawan/NCO, you will be selected for Military Intelligence through Internal recruiting from your respective serving Battalions.
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