Lt Chandele retired as Director General of Corps of EME, Indian Army. He is a Post Graduate from Madras University, MPhil from Indore University. ME(Hons)(Elec) from IIT, Roorkee and PhD from Meerut University. An Electronics engineer, he has specialized in Radar & Control systems and trained in Missile Systems in the erstwhile USSR. He has attended the prestigious Staff College, Higher Command & National Defence College Courses. He has had a distinguished career in the Army spanning over four decades.