Lt Col Rishi Bhardwaj (Retd) (Psychologist)

Col Rakesh Mishra (Retd) (Interviewing Officer)

Lt Col Rishi Bhardwaj was commissioned into the 2 Mechanised Infantry (1 JAT(LI)) Regt in Dec 1998 and took discharge from service after 22 years of meritorious service. 

He is a performance driven personality assessor, who delivers transformational change in challenging situations leveraging strong acumen to assess and steer personalities towards desired objective. 

He had been an instructor at National Defence Academy, Khadakwasla where he trained selected raw candidates from SSBs to become potential officers of the three defence forces.

Lt Col Rishi is DIPR Qualified and has served as Technical Officer and Psychologist in Service Selection Board, Allahabad from 2017 to Feb 2020. He has screened approx 1000 candidates.

In addition Lt Col Rishi Bhardwaj is a Counselling Psychologist and also practicing Psychotherapy. He is pursuing his research work in the field of astro-spiritual psychology.

Col Rakesh Mishra is a 1992 batch permanent commissioned officer who has worked at strategic level in the Armed Forces with an excellent career record of 28 years, spanning the full range of leadership, strategic planning and execution, team development, etc.

He has lead cross-functional teams of engineers to new levels of success in a highly competitive, challenging and fast paced environment. Adept at problem solving, crisis management, negotiation and consensus building he has a strong experience in risk assessment, financial planning, performance analysis, quality management and lead engineering teams for higher efficiency and performance. 


A DIPR qualified officer, he has exceptional skills and expertise to analyse personalities and suggest tangible corrections through interactions and mastered the art of interviewing for various roles as well. He has tenanted instructional tenures in prestigious training institutions and also served as Military Observer in multinational environment in the United Nations.