About Us

The Khetarpal Officers’ Mess & Institute (KOI) located at Chandimandir Military Station, was established in May 1985 as Thimmayya Officers’ Institute (TOI) on the first floor of the present Command Officers’ Mess of the famed HQ Western Command. The Thimmayya Officers’ Institute was re-designated as The Defence Services Officers’ Institute (DSOI) in November 1997. On 01 Dec 2000 the Institute was further redesignated as Shivalik Officers Institute. The main building or New SOI was inaugurated on 10 Mar 2002. The Institute was then re-designated as Khetarpal Officers’ Institute (KOI).