About Maj Gen TK Kaul

Major General T.K. Kaul, PVSM, AVSM, VSM (Veteran)

Maj Gen Tej Kaul is a leader extraordinaire and a man of rare accomplishment. Raised to the rank of Major General for distinguished service, his long and illustrious career spanning almost four decades saw him take charge of prominent and key positions in the armed forces that demanded the highest level of tactical and strategic thinking. Through his astute sense of leadership and military proficiency, he took command over large teams associated with Operations, Logistics, Intelligence and Security.

His multi-terrain campaigns carried out in high altitude, mountainous areas, deserts, plains, obstacle ridden regions, terrorist infested areas, and militancy & insurgency afflicted pockets stand testimony to his military prowess, mettle and hardiness. This is quiet visible from the various honours and awards that Maj Gen T.K Kaul has received.

Maj Gen T Kaul was commissioned in the Kumaon Regiment, which happens to be the most decorated infantry regiment of the Indian Army. Its origin traces back to the 18th century. Ever since then, this regiment has fought in all major campaigns of the British Indian Army and the Indian Army, the two world wars included.

Skill Sets
With his infallible strategic bent of mind flanked by sagacious leadership and managerial capabilities, Maj Gen Kaul has been instrumental in mining the best out of his teams and has been at the forefront while showcasing the multiple facets of Human Resource capabilities of the Indian Defence Forces. Gen Tej Kaul is also looked up to for evolving strategies to meet future challenges and analyzing contemporary security environments.
  • M. Sc in Defence Studies from Madras University with ‘A’ grade.
  • PG Diploma in Business Management from the Institute of Marketing & Management with ‘A’ grade.
  • M. Phil in Management and Military Science from Indore University with ‘A’ grade.
Professional Courses
  • National Defence College
    This is an internationally acclaimed one year course at the national level for both senior defence & civilian bureaucrats, which also draws foreign officers from nearly 40 countries. The course trains on national strategy and security, governance, national / global policies on socio-political & economic issues.
  • Higher Command Course, Army War College
    This is the second highest military course for one year which imparts the vision, perception and skill sets necessary to prepare officers for senior level assignments.
  • Staff Course, Defence Services Staff College
    This is a prestigious one year post graduate course for defence & civilian bureaucrats, and officers from foreign countries which imparts training for holding key middle-level staff assignments.
  • Intelligence & Security Course
    This happens to be a highly specialized course for selected officers to train in intelligence, security, risk analysis & management.
  • Pacific Armies Management Seminar (PAMS) – Bangkok
    Maj Gen T.K. Kaul was the sole representative from India to participate in the Management & Training Seminar in 1996, which was conducted jointly by USA and Thailand and attended by representatives from more than 80 countries.

Admired by his subordinates, Gen T Kaul has left a remarkable record as a courageous strategist, a diplomat and a skillful tactician.

Maj Gen T.K Kaul is the current Executive President of the IPSI India (India Pakistan Soldiers Initiative for Peace), an organization dedicated to restore peace between India and Pakistan.

Maj Gen Kaul is also the Managing Director of Tricolor Consultants Private Ltd, and Principal Trustee & Head-Clinical Governance, Centre for Obesity & Diabetes Surgery, Mumbai.