List of regiments of the Indian Army

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Regiments of the Indian Army

Armoured Regiments (62)[edit]

Infantry Regiments[1][edit]

Regiment Active From Regimental Center Motto War Cry
The Brigade of the Guards 1948 Kamptee, Maharashtra "Pahla hamesha pahla" ("first always first") "Garud ka hun bol pyare" ("I am from the Garuds, say O my friend")
Mechanised Infantry Regiment 1979 Ahmednagar, Maharashtra "Valour and faith" "Bolo Bharat Mata ki jai" ("say victory to Mother India")
Madras Regiment 1758 Wellington, Tamil Nadu "Swadharme nidhanam shreyaha" ("it is a glory to die doing one’s duty") "Vetri vel, Veera vel" ("Brave and victorious Spear - allegory to Lord Murugan's weapon (spear) ")
Rajputana Rifles 1775 Delhi Cantonment "Veer bhogya vasundhara" ("the brave shall inherit the earth") "Raja Ramachandra ki jai" ("victory to King Ramachandra")
Rajput Regiment 1778 Fatehgarh, Uttar Pradesh "Sarvatra vijay" ("victory everywhere") "Bol Bajrang Bali Ki jai" ("say victory to Lord Hanuman")
Dogra Regiment 1877 Faizabad, Uttar Pradesh "Kartavyam anvatma" ("duty before death") "Jawala Mata ki jai" ("victory to Goddess Jawala")
Sikh Regiment 1846 Ramgarh Cantonment, Jharkhand "Nischay kar apni jeet karon" ("with determination, I will be triumphant") "Jo bole So Nihal, sat sri akal" ("he who cries 'God is truth' is ever happy") "Wahe Guruji Da Khalsa, Wahe Guruji Di Fateh" ("The Khalsa of Waheguru is victorious")
Jat Regiment 1795 Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh "Sangathan va veerta" ("unity and valour") "Jat balwan, jai bhagwan" ("the Jat is strong, victory to God")
Parachute Regiment 1945 Bengaluru, Karnataka "Shatrujeet" ("the conqueror") "Balidan Param Dharma" ("Sacrifice Before Duty")
Punjab Regiment 1761 Ramgarh Cantonment, Jharkhand "Sthal wa jal" ("by land and sea") "Jo bole So Nihal, sat sri akal" ("he who cries 'God is truth' is ever happy"); "Bol Jawala Ma ki jai" ("say victory to Goddess Jawala")
The Grenadiers 1758 Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh "Sarvada shaktishali ("always strong") "Sarvada shaktishali" ("always strong")
Sikh Light Infantry 1944 Fatehgarh, Uttar Pradesh "Deg teg fateh" ("prosperity in peace and victory in war") "Jo bole So Nihal, sat sri akal" ("he who cries 'God is truth' is ever happy")
Maratha Light Infantry 1768 Belgaum, Karnataka "Duty, honour, courage" "Bola Shri Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj ki jai, Temlai Mata ki jai" ("say victory to Emperor Shivaji, victory to Goddess Temlai")
The Garhwal Rifles 1887 Lansdowne, Uttarakhand "Yudhaya krit nischya" ("fight with determination") "Badri Vishal Lal ki jai" ("victory to the Great Lord Badri Nath")
Kumaon Regiment 1813 Ranikhet, Uttarakhand "Parakramo vijayate" ("valour triumphs") "Kalika Mata ki jai" ("victory to Goddess Kali"); "Bajrang Bali ki jai" ("victory to Lord Hanuman"); "Dada Kishan ki jai" ("Victory to Dada Kishan")
Assam Regiment 1941 Shillong, Meghalaya "Assam vikram" ("unique valour") "Rhino charge"
Bihar Regiment 1941 Danapur, Bihar "Karam hi dharam" ("work is worship") "Jai Bajrang Bali" ("victory to Lord Hanuman")
Mahar Regiment 1941 Saugor, Madhya Pradesh "Yash sidhi" ("success and attainment") "Bolo Hindustan ki jai" ("say victory to India")
Jammu & Kashmir Rifles 1821 Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh "Prashata ranvirta" ("valour in battle is praiseworthy") "Durga Mata ki jai" ("victory to Goddess Durga")
Jammu and Kashmir Light Infantry 1947 Avantipur, Jammu and Kashmir "Balidanam vir lakshanam " ("sacrifice is a characteristic of the brave") "Bharat Mata ki jai" ("victory to Mother India")
Naga Regiment 1970 Ranikhet, Uttarakhand "Jai Durga Naga" ("victory to Durga Naga")
1 Gorkha Rifles 1815 Sabathu, Himachal Pradesh "Kayar hunu bhanda marnu ramro" ("better to die than live like a coward") "Jai Ma Kali, ayo Gorkhali" ("hail Goddess Kali, here come the Gorkhas")
3 Gorkha Rifles 1815 Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh "Kayar hunu bhanda marnu ramro" ("better to die than live like a coward") "Jai Ma Kali, ayo Gorkhali" ("hail Goddess Kali, here come the Gorkhas")
4 Gorkha Rifles 1857 Sabathu, Himachal Pradesh "Kayar hunu bhanda marnu ramro" ("better to die than live like a coward") "Jai Ma Kali, ayo Gorkhali" ("hail Goddess Kali, here come the Gorkhas")
5 Gorkha Rifles (Frontier Force) 1858 Shillong, Meghalaya "Shaurya evam nistha" ("courage and determination") "Jai Ma Kali, ayo Gorkhali" ("hail Goddess Kali, here come the Gorkhas")
8 Gorkha Rifles 1824 Shillong, Meghalaya "Kayar hunu bhanda marnu ramro" ("better to die than live like a coward") "Jai Ma Kali, ayo Gorkhali" ("hail Goddess Kali, here come the Gorkhas")
9 Gorkha Rifles 1817 Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh "Kayar hunu bhanda marnu ramro" ("better to die than live like a coward") Jai Ma Kali, Ayo Gorkhali ("hail Goddess Kali, here come the Gorkhas")
11 Gorkha Rifles 1918-1922; from 1948 Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh "Yatraham vijayastatra" ("Victory resides where I reside") "Jai Ma Kali, Ayo Gorkhali ("hail Goddess Kali, here come the Gorkhas")
Ladakh Scouts 1963 Ladakh, Jammu and Kashmir "Ki ki so so Lhargyalo" ("Victory to God")
Arunachal Scouts 2010 Rayang, Arunachal Pradesh
Sikkim Scouts 2013

Regiments of Artillery[edit]

See also: Regiment_of_Artillery

In Artillery the regiments have been divided into different units with their different equipments. Such as UAV Heron, Surveillance Mobile Mast Radar, Missiles, Rocket, Field Guns, Medium Guns like FH 77B Bofors, 130mm Medium Field Gun, 155mm Soltam and Light Field Guns.

A few of the units of artillery are listed below:

  • 37 Coorg Anti-Tank Regiment RIA now 37 (Coorg) Field Regiment (Pure Thambis) (one of the oldest artillery regiment in Indian Army)
  • 1 Medium Regiment (Rajputs) (MEIKTILA)
  • 2 Medium Regiment (Self Propelled) (Sikhs)
  • 3 Medium Regiment (Sikhs)
  • 4 Medium Regiment (First Artillery Regiment with South Indian Troops and Amphibious Artillery Unit) (Self Propelled) (Thambis)
  • 5 Medium Regiment (Rajputs)
  • 6 Field Regiment (Thambis)
  • 7 Field Regiment (Thambis)
  • 8 Field Regiment (Ahirs)
  • 9 (Parachute) Field Regiment (First Airborne Parachute Artillery Field Regiment)
  • 10 Medium Regiment
  • 11 Field Regiment (Zojila) (Thambis)
  • 12 Field Regiment
  • 13 Field Regiment(Chushul- Gadra city)(Sikhs)
  • 14 Medium Regiment (Dogras)
  • 15 Medium Regiment (Dogras)
  • 16 Medium Regiment (Brahmins)
  • 17 (Parachute) Field Regiment (Second Airborne Parachute Artillery Field Regiment)
  • 18 Medium Regiment (Marathas) (First Artillery Regiment Class Composition with Maratha Troops)
  • 20 SATA Regiment (The Nine Originals)
  • 21 SATA Regiment
  • 22 Medium Regiment
  • 23 Medium Regiment
  • 24 Field Regiment (Chardi Kalan) (Sikhs)
  • 31 Field Regiment (Sikhs)
  • 32 Field Regiment (Dogras)
  • 33 Medium Regiment (Mixed Components of Rajputs, Ahirs and Sikhs)
  • 34 Field Regiment (Cassino) (Marathas)
  • 35 Field Regiment (Thambis)
  • 36 Medium Regiment (Marathas)
  • 38 Field Regiment
  • 39 Field Regiment (Sikhs)
  • 40 Field Regiment (Asal Uttar) (Thambis)
  • 41 Medium Regiment
  • 42 Medium Regiment (Ahirs)
  • 43 Medium Regiment
  • 44 Field Regiment (Thambis)
  • 49 Medium Regiment
  • 51 Medium Regiment
  • 52 Medium Regiment
  • 53 Field Regiment (Sikhs)
  • 54 Field Regiment
  • 56 Field Regiment (JITRA)
  • 57 Field Regiment (Sillang Yenangyaung)
  • 58 Medium Regiment
  • 60 Medium Regiment (Dogras)
  • 61 Medium Regiment (Velluvom Velluvom Vetrikonde Selluvom) (Has served periods with 17th Mountain Division) (Thambis)
  • 62 Medium Regiment (Sikhs)
  • 63 Field Regiment (Ahirs)
  • 64 Field Regiment (First Gurkha Artillery Regiment)
  • 65 Field Regiment [2] (Jats)
  • 66 Medium Regiment
  • 67 Field Regiment (Jai Bhawani Jai Shivaji) (Marathas)
  • 68 Medium Regiment (Thambis)
  • 69 Medium Regiment (Marathas)
  • 70 Field Regiment (Saviours) (Thambis)
  • 71 Field Regiment (Brahmins)
  • 72 Field Regiment (Ahirs)
  • 73 Field Regiment
  • 74 Medium Regiment
  • 75 Medium Regiment
  • 76 Field Regiment
  • 77 Field Regiment
  • 78 Field Regiment (Ahirs)
  • 79 Medium Regiment (Sikhs)
  • 80 Medium Regiment (Thambis)
  • 81 Field Regiment
  • 90 Field Regiment
  • 91 Medium Regiment (Rajputs)
  • 92 Field Regiment (Sikhs)
  • 93 Field Regiment (Thambis)
  • 94 Field Regiment (Dogras)
  • 95 Field Regiment
  • 96 Field Regiment (Thambis)
  • 97 Field Regiment (Ahirs)
  • 98 Field Regiment (Jai Bhagwan Jat Balwan) (Jats)
  • 99 Field Regiment (Sylhet)
  • 100 Medium Regiment (Brahmins)
  • 101 Medium Regiment (Harar Kalan) (Marathas)
  • 102 Field Regiment
  • 106 Medium Regiment
  • 108 Field Regiment (Kargil Gunners)
  • 110 Medium Regiment
  • 111 Rocket Regiment
  • 113 Field Regiment
  • 114 Medium Regiment
  • 116 Medium Regiment
  • 118 Medium Regiment
  • 121 Light Regiment
  • 122 SATA Regiment (Searchers)
  • 124 SATA Battery
  • 125 SATA Regiment (Sawa Lakh) (India's First Regiment to be equipped with the Heron UAVs)
  • 126 SATA Battery
  • 127 SATA Regiment
  • 128 SATA Regiment
  • 129 SATA Regiment
  • 131 SATA Regiment
  • 132 SATA Regiment (Mountain)
  • 133 Medium Regiment
  • 136 Field Regiment
  • 137 Field Regiment
  • 138 Medium Regiment
  • 139 Medium Regiment (Kargil Gunners)
  • 141 Medium Regiment (Kargil Gunners)
  • 143 Medium Regiment
  • 150 Field Regiment
  • 153 Medium Regiment (Self Propelled)
  • 154 Field Regiment
  • 155 Field Regiment
  • 158 Medium Regiment
  • 159 Field Regiment
  • 161 Medium Regiment (Thambis)
  • 162 Medium Regiment (Thambis)
  • 163 Medium Regiment (The History Creators)
  • 164 Medium Regiment (Ahirs)
  • 165 Field Regiment (Brahmins)
  • 166 Medium Regiment (Sikhs)
  • 168 Field Regiment (Longewala)
  • 169 Field Regiment (Marathas)
  • 170 Medium Regiment (Rajputs)
  • 171 Medium Regiment (Sikhs)
  • 172 Medium Regiment
  • 173 Field Regiment (Brahmins)
  • 174 Medium Regiment (Sehjra) (Thambis)
  • 175 Medium Regiment (Sikhs)
  • 176 Medium Regiment (Dogras)
  • 177 Field Regiment (Thambis)
  • 190 Medium Regiment
  • 191 Field Regiment
  • 192 Field Regiment
  • 193 Medium Regiment (Sikhs)
  • 194 Medium Regiment
  • 195 Medium Regiment (Banwat) (Thambis)
  • 196 Medium Regiment[3] (Sikhs)
  • 197 Medium Regiment
  • 198 Field Regiment
  • 199 Medium Regiment
  • 200 Field Regiment
  • 201 SATA Battery
  • 202 SATA Battery
  • 203 SATA Regiment
  • 204 SATA Battery
  • 205 SATA Battery
  • 206 SATA Battery
  • 207 Medium Regiment
  • 210 Rocket Regiment
  • 212 Rocket Regiment
  • 213 Rocket Regiment
  • 214 Rocket Regiment
  • 216 Medium Regiment (Marathas)
  • 217 Field Regiment (Dogras)
  • 218 Medium Regiment (First Regiment to hold the 155 mm Haubits FH 77/B Howitzers) (Rajputs)
  • 219 Medium Regiment
  • 220 Field Regiment
  • 221 Field Regiment
  • 222 Field Regiment
  • 223 Field Regiment
  • 224 Field Regiment
  • 225 Field Regiment
  • 226 Field Regiment
  • 228 Field Regiment
  • 229 SATA Battery (Find Fix Finish)
  • 230 Medium Regiment
  • 237 Medium Regiment
  • 242 Medium Regiment
  • 244 Field Regiment
  • 246 Field Regiment
  • 253 Medium Regiment (Mighty Medium)
  • 255 Medium Regiment
  • 262 Field Regiment
  • 267 SATA Battery
  • 268 Field Regiment
  • 269 Medium Regiment
  • 274 Field Regiment
  • 278 Field Regiment
  • 279 SATA Battery
  • 281 Field Regiment
  • 282 Medium Regiment
  • 283 Field Regiment
  • 284 Field Regiment
  • 285 Medium Regiment
  • 286 Field Regiment (Kargil Gunners)
  • 287 Field Battery
  • 288 Medium Regiment
  • 289 SATA Battery
  • 290 Field Regiment
  • 297 Medium Regiment
  • 298 Field Regiment
  • 299 Medium Regiment
  • 301 Light Regiment (Thambis)
  • 302 Light Regiment
  • 305 Field Regiment (Kargil Gunners)
  • 306 Field Regiment
  • 307 Medium Regiment
  • 310 Field Regiment
  • 311 Field Regiment
  • 312 Medium Regiment
  • 313 Field Regiment
  • 314 Medium Regiment
  • 315 Field Regiment (Kargil Gunners) [4]
  • 316 Field Regiment
  • 317 Field Regiment
  • 318 Medium Regiment
  • 320 Medium Regiment
  • 321 Field Regiment
  • 322 Field Regiment
  • 323 Field Regiment
  • 324 Field Regiment
  • 325 Field Regiment
  • 326 Field Regiment
  • 327 Medium Regiment
  • 328 Medium Regiment
  • 329 Medium Regiment
  • 330 Field Regiment
  • 331 Medium Regiment
  • 332 Field Regiment (The Mighty Crew)
  • 336 Field Regiment
  • 337 Field Regiment
  • 338 Medium Regiment
  • 339 Medium Regiment
  • 340 Field Regiment
  • 341 Medium Regiment
  • 343 Field Regiment
  • 344 Missile Regiment (BRAHMOS)
  • 501 Light Regiment
  • 551 Rocket Regiment (SMERCH)(Ahirs)
  • 581 Light Regiment (Chardi Kala) (Sikhs)
  • 617 SATA Battery
  • 618 SATA Battery
  • 619 SATA Battery
  • 620 SATA Battery
  • 621 SATA Battery (Chaukas Prehari)
  • 622 SATA Battery
  • 623 SATA Battery
  • 624 SATA Battery
  • 625 SATA Battery
  • 626 SATA Battery
  • 627 SATA Battery
  • 628 SATA Battery
  • 629 SATA Battery
  • 630 SATA Battery
  • 631 SATA Battery
  • 632 SATA Battery
  • 633 SATA Battery
  • 634 SATA Battery
  • 635 SATA Battery
  • 636 SATA Battery (Born to Win, Bound to Win)
  • 637 SATA Battery
  • 638 SATA Battery
  • 821 Light Regiment (Bombers) (Thambis)
  • 831 Light Regiment (Dogras)
  • 832 Light Regiment
  • 841 Light Regiment (Thambis)
  • 851 Light Regiment (Dhaka Bombers) (Thambis)
  • 852 Light Regiment
  • 861 Missile Regiment (BRAHMOS Missile) (Thambis)
  • 862 Missile Regiment armed with BrahMos (Block II)
  • 863 Missile Regiment armed with BrahMos (Block II)
  • 864 Missile Regiment armed with BrahMos (Block III)
  • 871 Field Regiment (Shingo) (Thambis)
  • 872 Light Regiment
  • 881 Missile Regiment (BRAHMOS)
  • 891 Field Regiment (God's Own) (Ahirs)
  • 1811 Light Regiment (Sikhs)
  • 1812 Rocket Regiment (SMERCH)
  • 1821 Light Regiment
  • 1822 Light Regiment
  • 1831 Light Regiment (Ahirs)
  • 1832 Light Regiment
  • 1841 Light Regiment
  • 1842 Light Regiment
  • 1851 Light Regiment (Rajputs)
  • 1861 Light Regiment
  • 1862 Light Regiment
  • 1871 Field Regiment
  • 1872 Rocket Regiment (SMERCH)
  • 1880 Rocket Regiment (PINAKA)
  • 1881 Light Regiment
  • 1889 Missile Regiment (Kargil Gunners) (BRAHMOS)
  • 1890 Rocket Regiment (PINAKA)
  • 1900 Field Regiment (BOMBERS)
  • 1905 Light Regiment
  • 1906 Light Regiment
  • 1907 Light Regiment
  • 1908 Light Regiment
  • 3342 Missile Regiment
  • 1988 (Independent) Medium Battery

Corps of Army Air Defence[edit]

See also: Corps of Army Air Defence

  • 25 AD Regiment
  • 27 AD Missile Regiment (Amritsar Airfield)
  • 28 AD Regiment
  • 29 AD Regiment (Samba)
  • 45 AD Regiment (Basantar River)
  • 50 Light AD Regiment (Composite)
  • 104 AD Regiment
  • 105 AD Regiment
  • 109 Light AD Regiment (Self Propelled)
  • 127 Light AD Regiment
  • 130 AD Regiment (Space Lancers)
  • 131 AD Regiment
  • 140 AD Regiment (THE SKY LANCERS)
  • 142 AD Regiment (Self Propelled)
  • 144 AD Regiment (Self Propelled)
  • 146 Light AD Regiment (Self Propelled)
  • 147 Light AD Regiment (Composite)
  • 156 Light AD Missile Regiment (Self propelled)
  • 322 AD Regiment
  • 323 AD Regiment
  • 325 Light AD Regiment (Composite)
  • 401 Light AD Regiment (Composite)
  • 403 Light AD Regiment
  • 404 Light AD Regiment (Composite)
  • 407 Gun Missile AD Regiment
  • 436 AD Missile Regiment (Self Propelled)
  • 510 Light AD Missile Regiment (Self Propelled)
  • 511 AD Missile Regiment (Self Propelled) (Composite)
  • 513 AD Missile Regiment (Self Propelled)
  • 252 (Parachute) AD Battery

Corps of Engineers[edit]

These were formed from the Sapper and Miner Groups of each of the erstwhile presidencies of British India. They are listed below in order of precedence:

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "List of regiments of the Indian Army - Rediff Pages". pages.rediff.com. Retrieved 2017-04-06.
  2. ^ https://www.indianstampghar.com/2013/02/aps-cover-golden-jubilee-65-field-regiment-india-nov-2012-release
  3. ^ http://sainiksamachar.nic.in/englisharchives/2008/oct15-08/h19.html
  4. ^ http://www.tribuneindia.com/2000/20000126/nation.htm#2

[1] http://pages.rediff.com/list-of-regiments-of-the-indian-army/568929