Lt Gen Surendra Kulkarni, Director, Mayo College, Ajmer has served in the Indian Army for about four decades. He was commissioned into the Armoured Corps in 1975.
Parallel to his Army career, he has pursued his academic interests and is an Economics graduate from Fergusson College, Pune.
He was a postgraduate UGC Merit scholar before he joined the Army. He also has four Masters Degrees including an M Phil degree.
Lt Gen Surendra Kulkarni is an alumnus of Mayo College, Ajmer.
In recognition of his special contribution, he has been awarded the highest peacetime distinguished service award in the Armed Forces, the Param Vishisht Seva Medal by the President of India.