List of regiments of the Indian Army

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Regiments of the Indian Army

Indian Army Regiments[edit]

Infantry Regiments[1][edit]

Regiment Active From Regimental Center Motto War Cry
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")
Madras Regiment 1758 Wellington, Tamil Nadu "Swadharme nidhanam shreyaha" ("it is a glory to die doing one’s duty") "Veera Madrasi, adi kollu, adi kollu" ("brave Madrasi, hit and kill, hit and kill")
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")
Jat Regiment 1795 Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh "Sangathan va veerta" ("unity and valour") "Jat balwan, jai bhagwan" ("the Jat is strong, victory to God")
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")
Parachute Regiment 1945 Bangalore, Karnataka "Shatrujeet" ("the conqueror") "Sarvada shaktishali" ("always strong")
Mechanised Infantry Regiment 1979 Ahmednagar, Maharashtra "Valour and faith" "Bolo Bharat Mata ki jai" ("say victory to Mother India")
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 "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" ("the metaphor for victory") "Jai Ma Kali, ayo Gorkhali ("hail Goddess Kali, here come the Gorkhas")
Ladakh Scouts 1963 "Ki ki so so Lhargyalo" ("Victory to God")
Arunachal Scouts 2010
Sikkim Scouts 2013

Armoured Regiments (62)[edit]

Units of the Regiment of Artillery[edit]

A few of the units of artillery are listed below:

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