How much can I make in a Career in Artillery?

Career in Artillery

I am very curious about a Career in Artillery. Unfortunately, it is very difficult to find information about What Artillery actually is. Most pages on the internet just talk about How to get into Artillery. My research about a Career in Artillery became a lot more meaningful when I found: Army/Career-in-Artillery/english 

Brig S P Nanda’s perspective!

Brig S P Nanda has 36 years of professional experience in Artillery. Brig S P Nanda has worked in Artillery as Brigadier in Indian Army. In Brig S P Nanda’s own words, this is how Brig S P Nanda got into Artillery: “I did graduation in Arts from Pathankot. Since I was Senior under Officer in the NCC, I got entrance to the Army and joined Indian Military Academy in 1959. I served in Indian Army for 32 years and retired as Brigadier in 1993. I then served in BSF for 4 years before retiring in 1997. I now run PAMMI NANDA FOUNDATION, the focus of which is on free computer education for economically weaker section.”

Career Video on Artillery

In a video, Brig S P Nanda has talked about various aspects of a Career in Artillery. Brig S P Nanda started by explaining Artillery as: “Artillery is a class of large military weapons built to fire munitions far beyond the range and power of infantry’s small arms.” I watched the full video and I absolutely loved it.

In this video Education was discussed as theoretical topics needed to excel at Artillery, and not as Qualifications needed to enter Artillery. Brig S P Nanda touches upon these in the Education section of the Video:

  • Entry to Artillery
  • History
  • Arsenal
  • Role of Artillery

Brig S P Nanda then explains why these Skills are essential for a Career in Artillery:

  • Discipline
  • Leadership Quality
  • Decision Making
  • Team Spirit
  • Physical Fitness

Brig S P Nanda believes that the following are some of the Positives of a Career in Artillery:

  • Respect
  • Wide Scope
  • Opportunity in Aviation Corps
  • Foreign Mission
  • Glamour Postings

And, Brig S P Nanda believes that one needs to prepare for following Challenges of a Career in Artillery:

  • High Responsibility
  • Tough Conditions
  • Handling Weapons

In the final section of the video Brig S P Nanda talks about How a day goes in a Career in Artillery. This video is by far the best video on a Career in Artillery, that I have ever come across. To see the full Talk, one needs to install the LifePage Career Talks App. Here is a direct deep link of the Video: 

Similar Career Talks on LifePage

I continued with my research on LifePage and thoroughly studied these links to gain more perspective:

  1. Army/Career-in-Infantry/hindi
  2. Army/Career-in-Army-Education/english
  3. Army/Career-in-Army-Service-Corps/english
  4. Army/Career-in-Indian-Army/english
  5. Army/Career-in-Commanding-UN-Troops/english
  6. Army/Career-in-ADC/english

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