Professional Military Education

Siddharth Kharbanda


Professional Military Education (PME) is the means of holistic development and training of officers of armed forces. It is based on prolonged study that requires one to continuously read, study and upgrade his professional grade and competence. To remain abreast with the changing global scenario, it is incumbent on officers to educate and arm them to find solutions to a multitude of challenges that they may confront in their respective service careers. It involves grasping the basic functioning of the society, the socio-cultural and the geopolitical machinery. It is this sustained effort and development in the officers’ mind and spirit which encompasses PME.


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