Col (Dr) M P Singh holds a doctoral degree in military sociology from Bhavnagar University, Bhavnagar, Gujarat. He holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration from Symbiosis International University, Pune and a Certificate Course in Business Management from Indian Institute of Management, Ahmadabad. His academic areas of interest are public health, gender and society, and development communication. He has published a research paper in SAGE journal Armed Forces and Society titled “Propensity of Gujarati Youth to Enlist in the Army”.
He has had a distinguished military career by serving in a variety of administrative and leadership positions including service in the country’s youth organization of NCC. He is an alumnus of IIM Ahmadabad, Defence Services Staff College, National Defence Academy and a member of Gujarat Sociological Society.