List of All Gallantry Awards in Indian Armed Forces.

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List of All Gallantry Awards:- Gallantry Award is for the heroes of the Indian Armed forces, who did extraordinary stuff during war or peacetime. There are major 6 Gallantry awards is awarded to the real heroes of our country.

I will share the complete details about the List of All Gallantry Awards and Types of Gallantry Awards. I have shared all the details about the Gallantry Awards winners and what are situations when these awards are given and can civilian get this award? etc. Check the complete article to get complete information.

List of All Gallantry Awards in Indian Armed Forces

There are 6 types of Gallantry Awards but the Gallantry awards are divided into two parts and each Gallantry Award has its own scenario. Let’s discuss in details:

The Gallantry awards are classified into two categories and these categories are:

  1. Gallantry in the face of the enemy.
  2. Gallantry other than the face of the enemy

The first categories of Gallantry in the face of the enemy comprises the following awards:

The second categories of Gallantry other than in the face of the enemy comprise the following awards:

So, there are a total of 6 types of Gallantry Awards that are given to the Indian Armed forces officers and Soldiers. Now let’s discuss these awards in detail.

Param Vir Chakra:

The Param Vir Chakra is circular in shape and it is made up of bronze and the ribbon of this medal is Plain Purple in color. This medal is given as a sign of bravery in the battle.

Param Vir Chakra - Wikipedia

Mahavir Chakra:

The Mahavir Chakra is circular in shape and it is made up of standard Silver and the ribbon of this medal is white and red in color. This medal is also given as a sign of bravery in the battle

Maha Vir Chakra - Wikipedia

Vir Chakra:

The Vir Chakra is circular in shape and it is made up of Standard Silver and the ribbon of this medal is white and red in color. This medal is also given as a sign of bravery in the battle.

Vir Chakra - Wikipedia

Ashok Chakra:

The Ashok Chakra is circular in shape and is made up of gold and the ribbon of this medal is in green colour divided into two equal segments by an orange vertical line. This Medal is also given to the soldiers, officers, and civilians as a sign of bravery.

Ashoka Chakra (military decoration) - Wikipedia

Kirti Chakra:

The Kirti Chakra is circular in shape and it is made up of standard Silver and the ribbon of this medal is in green colour divided into two equal segments by an orange vertical line. This Medal is also given to the soldiers, officers, and civilians as a sign of bravery.

Kirti Chakra - Wikipedia

Shaurya Chakra:

The Shaurya Chakra is circular in shape and it is made up of Bronze and the ribbon of this medal is in green colour divided into four equal segments by an orange vertical line. This Medal is also given to the soldiers, officers and civilians as a sign of bravery.

Shaurya Chakra News: Latest News and Updates on Shaurya Chakra at News18

These are the details regarding the Gallantry medal and a little bit about these medals. Now let’s see the eligibility that is required to get Gallantry Awards.

Eligibility for List of All Gallantry Awards:

There is son such eligibility criteria to get these medals and these medals are given as a sign of bravery to the Indian Armed forces soldiers and officers. Here are some details regarding the eligibility for Gallantry Awards.

The Param Vir Chakra, Vir Chakra, and Mahavir Chakra are awarded as a sign of bravery in the face of Enemy on the battlefield or other than the battlefield.

The Ashok Chakra, Kirti Chakra, and Shaurya Chakra are awarded to the Armed force officers and soldiers as well as civilians as a sign of bravery.  You can check the complete list of the awardees who have got Ashok Chakra, Para Vir Chakra, etc. You can click on the given link to get complete details:

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