Zameerud-din Shah

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Lt. General Zameerud-din Shah is a senior retired officer of the Indian Army. He last served as the Deputy Chief of Army Staff (Personnel & Systems), Indian Army. He is an administrative member on the bench of the Armed Forces Tribunal. He is currently the Vice Chancellor of Aligarh Muslim University.

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Military career[edit]

General Shah attended the National Defence Academy (India), Khadakwasla, Pune. He was commissioned with the Indian 185 Light Infantry Regiment [?? which one] on June 9, 1968.[1] He took part in the Battle of Longewala in Jaisalmer sector in the Indo-Pakistani War of 1971. General Shah is the Colonel Commandant of the Indian Army's The Grenadiers regiment. He was also the Indian Military attaché to Saudi Arabia.[1]

Early life and Education[edit]

He was born on 15 August 1948 in Sardhana town of Meerut District of Uttar Pradesh, India. An alumnus of St Joseph's College, Nainital, he is the brother of noted Indian actor Naseeruddin Shah and uncle of TV star Salim Shah. General Shah holds a Master of Science degree in Defence Science from the University of Madras and a Master of Philosophy degree from the Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya University, Indore.[2]

Vice Chancellor of AMU[edit]

Lt. Gen. Zameeruddin Shah is the current Vice-Chancellor of Aligarh Muslim University.[3]

External links[edit]

  • Information from the Government of India website [1]
  • Article from Times of India [2]
  • Article from Indian Daily News and Analysis [3]
  • Article about General Z.U.Shah by his younger brother Naseeruddin [4]