"Selections to higher ranks kick in from colonel level which is the first select rank. Unfortunately, 50 to 60 percent officers miss the chance to be promoted at the very first step of the selection ladder mainly due to lack of vacancies, not capability and relative merit."
Colonel Deepak Kher (Retd)
Col. Deepak Kher is an Indian Army veteran from the Corps of Signals. He began his journey as a prolific blogger in 2007 & writes on military leadership. He can be reached at: [email protected]