Biography of Major General Gaurab Tandul

Maj Gen Gaurab Tandul was commissioned in 1984 A.D.(2040 B.S.) as second lieutenant and posted in Corp of Signals . During his Military Career he has held many key and important appointments as Staff Officer and Command appointments. He was posted out in Brigade Operation Officers, G3, Plans and Policy in Directorate of Military Operations in Army Head Quarter, Director of Welfare Planning Directorate and various operation and intelligence officer appointments in Bde HQ and Div HQ too. He has commanded no 3 Infantry Brigade and no 6 Infantry Brigade. He was holding the appointment of Joint Coordinator in National Security Council Secretariat. Currently, he is appointed as General Officer Commanding (Division Commander) of Eastern Division of Nepalese Army.

He carries tremendous experience in United Nations Peace Keeping Missions too. He served MONUC Mission in Democratic Republic of Congo as a Deputy Chief Operation Officer in Force HQ in 2000-2001 and Chief Military Information Officer in 2006-2007. He was Chief of Staff in MINURSO in Western Sahara from 2011 to 2012.

He is a graduate of Army Command and Staff College (ACSC), Shivapuri and US Army War College, USA. He holds five Master's Degrees in various disciplines; Master's in Political Science (Tribhuwan University, Nepal), Master's in Strategic Studies (Pennsylvania, USA), Master's in Sociology, Master's in Public Administration and Master's in History (Tribhuwan University, Nepal). In addition to that he holds 3 Bachelor's Degrees; Bachelor's in Sociology and Anthropology, Bachelor's in Electronics and Communication Engineering and Bachelor's in Laws (LLB).

Major General Tandul was the Chief Instructor and Acting Commandant of Army Command and Staff College in 2014. He held appointments of Instructor of many Institutions such as Nepalese Army War College, Infantry School, Army Command and Staff College and Signal Training School. He was Senior Directing Staff (SDS) of Higher Command and Management Course conducted at Nepalese Army War College in 2015 and 2016.

His selfless and unrelenting service to the country and organization has honored him with various medals like Suprabal Janasewashree, Trishakti Patta and Gorkha Dakshin Bahu.

Reading, writing, sports, travelling and trekking has always remained his passion. Lastly Maj Gen Gaurab Tandul is an ideal husband to Mrs. Muna Devi Uprety Tandul and the couple is blessed with two daughters Miss Shristy Tandul and Miss Shreya Tandul and a son Swostik Tandul.