New Delhi: A fresh batch of 32 cadets today joined CBI as sub-inspectors with the new recruits coming from backgrounds ranging from engineering to MBA.
Speaking at the investiture ceremony, CBI Director Ranjit Sinha said that the agency was fortunate to be attracting such highly-qualified persons.
"Many of you have left promising careers in banks, public sector undertakings, etc. Several of you are engineers, management professionals and are academically highly accomplished.
"The organization would be benefited immensely by your talents as there is often a need for a multi-disciplinary approach in the investigation of cases," he said.
The new batch has five engineers, eight B.Tech computer science degree holders, two graduates in business administration and two MBAs along with three former bank officials. There is one recruit with an Information Technology background while another is a former employee of the Food Corporation of India. There are two women cadets as well.
Cadet Ankit Chopra received the 'All Round Best' cadet award from Sinha besides bagging the 'Best indoor' cadet and 'Best in Computer Forensics' trophies. Pankaj Das won the 'Best outdoor', 'Best Sportsman' and 'Best Shooter' prizes while Sanjeev Metri was adjudged the 'Best in Law'.