How Many Regiments in Indian Army

Type of Regiments working in India

Here in this article, I am going to talk about the type of Regiment in the Indian Army. To get complete details about this, check the complete article below. I have shared all the details about the regiments that are made on the basis of the Caste, Comunity etc. This word regiment basically denotes the large body of front line soldiers. And in our country, this also depends on the regions, where you belong to etc.  Here you will get to know the complete details of How many active regiments are there in Indian Army. Check the complete article to know about Number of Indian Army regiment. 

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How Many Regiments in the Indian Army:

There are many regiments in the Indian Army and most of the regiments are made on the basis of the Religion, Community and caste etc. Indian Army is the 3rd largest Army in the world. It has Approx 1.4 million active soldiers and 2.1 million reserve personnel and around 1.3 million Para military personnel’s.  India has many regiments. Indian Army has given them a different name to each Regiment according to their capacity and their way of attacking and training.

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Types of Regiments in Indian Army: There is a huge number of Regiments in the Indian Army and it is hard to share the details about all the regiments here.  The Regiments in the Indian Army is divided into three categories.

  • Artillery Regiments
  • Armoured Regiments
  • Infantry Regiments

The number of Indian Army regiment is more than 300 regiments in the Indian Army. Now let’s talk about some famous one and discuss some details about that. 

Famous Regiments of Indian Army:

  • Bihar Regiments
  • Parachute Regiments
  • Punjab Regiments
  • Madras Regiments
  • Rajput Regiments
  • Jatt Regiments
  • Sikh Regiments
  • Gorkha Regiments
  • Garhwal rifle
  • Brigade of Guard, etc.

These are the famous Indian Army Regiments and let’s discuss these and get to know about the establishments and Active soldiers in these regiments etc.

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Bihar Regiments:
This is an infantry Regiments of Indian Army. This Regiment was formed in 1941 by the Britishers. And they are raised by the Mir Kasim as Bihari Battalions. They are not only an excellent soldier but also they are a quick learner and apply the tactical drills with initiative.

Parachute Regiments:
This is an Airborne Regiment infantry and special force Regiments in Indian Army. It was formed in the year 1941 by the Britishers, but this regiment is active since 1945. And their motto is Conqueror.

Punjab Regiments:
This is one of the oldest Regiments and most senior regional infantry in the Indian Army. It was formed in 1947 by the Britishers. During the partition soldier from the Punjab Regiments has given to Pakistan. And the rest of the soldiers were in India. and now this Regiments has soldier from the North-East and consists Dogras and Sikhs but in exception, it has also some soldiers from another caste also.

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Madras Regiments:
This regiment is also one of the oldest Regiments in the Indian Army. This regiment is formed by the Britishers in the year 1750. Their motto is It is a glory to die on duty. They have taken part in numerous campaign with Indian Army and still serving for the nation.

Jat Regiment & Sikh Regiment:
Jatt Regiment is one of the longest-serving and most decorating Regiment in the Indian Army. This Regiment has won many battles for the nations. It was formed by the British Indian Army
in the year 1922. Sikh Regiment is also one of the best and formed in the year 1979 by the Indian Army. It recruits soldiers from the Sikh community.

Gorkha Regiment:
It is an infantry regiment of the Indian Army. They are basically known for their bravery and honesty. It was formed in the year 1947 by the Indian Army. It recruits the soldier from the Nepal and Gorkhas of Nepal.

Garhwal rifle
This is a most decorated infantry regiment of the Indian Army. It was raised by the Bengal Army in 1887, after the independence they are serving for the nation in the guidance of Indian Army.

Brigade of guard
This is a mechanized infantry regiment of the Indian Army. It was raised as first “All India” infantry Regiment of the army where all the troops from all parts of Indian work together. This is one of the best and has ever made by the Indian army for working together for the nation despite any caste, community and religion.

Number of Soldiers in a Regiments:

Numbers of soldiers depends on the situation of the place where they are on duty but normally each Regiment has approx 1500-2000 soldiers in each Regiment. Indian Army also keeps changing his soldiers from the regiments for the better security, and the soldiers from each regiment are highly trained, then too, they train themselves every day.  Because They are there for the nation’s security.

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