Air Marshal CK Ranjan AVSM VSM is an alumnus of AFMC, Pune and completed MBBS in 1979. He is a postgraduate in Aerospace Medicine and also a graduate from Defence Services Staff College, Wellington. He was Professor of Aerospace Medicine at IAM, Bangalore and also commanded AFCME, New Delhi and Command Hospital Air Force , Bangalore. He was also Addl DGAFMS (E & S) at the office of the DGAFMS. He has held staff appointments at Command HQ & Air HQs. Before taking over as Commandant AFMC Pune on 01 Oct 2016, he held the appointment of PMO, HQ TC IAF. He has large number of presentations and publications to his credit in various Scientific Journals.
For his distinguished services, he has been awarded Ati Vishisht Seva Medal (2015), Vishisht Seva Medal (2008) and AOC-in-C Commendation in 1992.