Indian Army is the pride of the country and enjoys great respect from the countrymen. It is the largest component of the Indian Armed Forces, and is its land-based branch. Not many people are aware that the President of India is the Supreme Commander of the Indian Army.
The Chief of Army Staff is its professional head. If we delve in history, we will find that the Indian Army originated from the armies of the East India Company. Every unit and regiment of the Indian Army have rich history of participating in several battles, campaigns and rescue drives around the world. It has earned great honour globally. All the personnel working in Indian Army are Indian heroes.
FAQs about Indian Army
Why is Indian Army best?
Indian Army is considered the best because its soldiers perform excellently on high elevations, jungle combat and mountain warfare. The Siachen conflict is a very good example of mountain warfare in which Indian Army performed excellently.
What is India’s army size?
Indian Army has over 1.4 million active personnel. It is the world's second-largest military force and is considered the world's largest volunteer army.
What is the strength of Indian Army?
The strength of Indian Army is over 1.4 million active personnel who are together considered one of the best soldiers in the world. Their humility, courage, bravery and work ethics are respected by all Indians.
How can I get job in Indian Army?
People of all caste, religion, and class can apply in Indian Army. One should be at least holding a matriculation certificate from a recognised board. There should be a minimum of 45% marks in aggregate and a minimum of 33% marks in each subject to be eligible to apply. One has to qualify the recruitment test. Age, height and other related criteria is also taken into consideration during the selection process. All information is available on Indian Army’s website.
Is Indian Army the largest in the world?
Indian Army is considered one of the largest in the world. India’s rank is no 4 in the list of highest total number of military personnel as per the data of the world population review 2022. In the list of top 10, Vietnam, North Korea and South Korea are above India. While, China, Russia, United States, Brazil, Taiwan and Pakistan fall below it.