Officer Selection and Training System Needs Re-Appraisal and Correlativity – Overhaul Needed
"The psychological impact on adolescent cadets in India's Pre-Commission Training Academies have been adequately analysed in the perspective of mass and excessive punishments leading to cognitive dissonance."
A Transformative Approach for the Selection Procedure in the Armed Forces
The Services (especially the Army) have been functioning with a shortage of approx. 20–30% in the officer ranks alone since the 1970s. All the efforts to find a solution have failed primarily due to lack of a cohesive understanding between the users and the scientific/research wing of the MoD.