List of regiments of the Indian Army

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This article lists the regiments of the Indian Army, including the various corps of supporting arms and services.


History[edit]

Historic list of regiments[edit]

The following old lists in this section have been replaced by the present list provided in the subsequent sections:

Regiments[edit]

Armoured[edit]

Artillery[edit]

In the Regiment of Artillery the battalion-sized units are referred to as regiments, a point of confusion on occasion. These units are equipped and named based on their type of equipment. There are two types of units. The majority are regiments that have weapons as their equipment, such as missiles, rockets, field guns, medium guns or mortars. The second type of regiment are those that have mission support equipment, such as UAVs, drones, surveillance radars, weapon locating radar etc.

Weapon equipped units[edit]

Weapon-equipped units of the Regiment of Artillery are listed below:

  1. 1 Medium Regiment (Self Propelled) (Meiktila)
  2. 2 Medium Regiment (Self Propelled) (Letse & Point 171)
  3. 3 Medium Regiment
  4. 4 Medium Regiment (Self Propelled)
  5. 5 Field Regiment
  6. 6 Field Regiment
  7. 7 Field Regiment (Gazala)
  8. 8 Field Regiment
  9. 9 (Parachute) Field Regiment
  10. 10 Medium Regiment
  11. 11 Field Regiment (Zojila)
  12. 12 Field Regiment
  13. 13 Field Regiment (Chushul & Gadra City)
  14. 14 Medium Regiment
  15. 15 Medium Regiment
  16. 16 Medium Regiment
  17. 17 (Parachute) Field Regiment (Zojila & Poongali Bridge)
  18. 18 Medium Regiment
  19. 22 Medium Regiment (Sittang, Yenangyaung and VC)
  20. 23 Medium Regiment (AD Tecleasan, Abyssinia and OP Hill)
  21. 24 Field Regiment (Self Propelled)
  22. 31 Field Regiment
  23. 32 Field Regiment
  24. 33 Medium Regiment
  25. 34 Field Regiment (Cassino-II)
  26. 35 Field Regiment
  27. 36 Medium Regiment
  28. 37 (Coorg) Field Regiment
  29. 38 Field Regiment
  30. 39 Field Regiment (Laleali & Piquet 707)
  31. 40 Field Regiment (Asal Uttar)
  32. 41 Medium Regiment (Kargil)
  33. 42 Medium Regiment (Dera Baba Nanak)
  34. 43 Medium Regiment
  35. 44 Field Regiment
  36. 49 Medium Regiment
  37. 51 Medium Regiment
  38. 52 Medium Regiment (Sanjoi-Mirpur)
  39. 53 Field Regiment
  40. 54 Field Regiment
  41. 56 Field Regiment (Jitra)
  42. 57 Field Regiment (Sittang & Yenangyaung)
  43. 58 Medium Regiment
  44. 59 Medium Regiment
  45. 60 Medium Regiment
  46. 61 Medium Regiment
  47. 62 Medium Regiment
  48. 63 Field Regiment
  49. 64 Field Regiment (Gorkha)
  50. 65 Field Regiment
  51. 66 Medium Regiment
  52. 67 Field Regiment
  53. 68 Medium Regiment
  54. 69 Medium Regiment
  55. 70 Field Regiment
  56. 71 Field Regiment (PARSHURAM OWNS)
  57. 72 Field Regiment
  58. 73 Field Regiment
  59. 74 Medium Regiment
  60. 75 Medium Regiment (Basantar River)
  61. 76 Field Regiment
  62. 77 Field Regiment
  63. 78 Field Regiment
  64. 79 Medium Regiment
  65. 80 Medium Regiment
  66. 81 Field Regiment
  67. 90 Field Regiment
  68. 91 Medium Regiment (Asal Uttar)
  69. 92 Field Regiment
  70. 93 Field Regiment
  71. 94 Field Regiment
  72. 95 Field Regiment
  73. 96 Field Regiment
  74. 97 Field Regiment
  75. 98 Field Regiment
  76. 99 Field Regiment (Sylhet)
  77. 100 Medium Regiment
  78. 101 Medium Regiment (Self Propelled) (Harar Kalan)
  79. 102 Field Regiment
  80. 106 Medium Regiment
  81. 108 Field Regiment (Kargil Gunners)
  82. 110 Medium Regiment
  83. 111 Rocket Regiment
  84. 113 Field Regiment
  85. 114 Medium Regiment
  86. 116 Medium Regiment
  87. 118 Medium Regiment
  88. 121 Light Regiment
  89. 133 Medium Regiment
  90. 136 Field Regiment
  91. 137 Field Regiment
  92. 138 Medium Regiment
  93. 139 Medium Regiment (Kargil)
  94. 141 Medium Regiment (Kargil)
  95. 143 Medium Regiment
  96. 150 Field Regiment
  97. 153 Medium Regiment (Self Propelled)
  98. 154 Field Regiment
  99. 155 Field Regiment (Self Propelled)
  100. 158 Medium Regiment (Self Propelled) (Kargil)
  101. 159 Field Regiment
  102. 161 Medium Regiment (Basantar River)
  103. 162 Medium Regiment
  104. 163 Medium Regiment
  105. 164 Medium Regiment (Parbat Ali)
  106. 165 Field Regiment
  107. 166 Medium Regiment
  108. 167 Medium Regiment
  109. 168 Field Regiment (Longewala)
  110. 169 Field Regiment (OP Hill)
  111. 170 Medium Regiment
  112. 171 Medium Regiment
  113. 172 Medium Regiment
  114. 173 Field Regiment
  115. 174 Medium Regiment (Sehjra)
  116. 175 Medium Regiment
  117. 176 Medium Regiment
  118. 177 Field Regiment
  119. 190 Medium Regiment
  120. 191 Field Regiment
  121. 192 Field Regiment
  122. 193 Medium Regiment
  123. 194 Medium Regiment
  124. 195 Medium Regiment (Banwat)
  125. 196 Medium Regiment
  126. 197 Medium Regiment (Kargil)
  127. 198 Field Regiment
  128. 199 Medium Regiment
  129. 200 Field Regiment
  130. 207 Medium Regiment
  131. 210 Rocket Regiment
  132. 212 Rocket Regiment (Kargil)
  133. 213 Rocket Regiment
  134. 214 Rocket Regiment
  135. 216 Medium Regiment
  136. 217 Field Regiment
  137. 218 Medium Regiment
  138. 219 Medium Regiment
  139. 220 Field Regiment
  140. 221 Field Regiment
  141. 222 Field Regiment
  142. 223 Field Regiment
  143. 224 Field Regiment
  144. 225 Field Regiment
  145. 226 Field Regiment
  146. 228 Field Regiment
  147. 230 Medium Regiment
  148. 237 Medium Regiment
  149. 242 Medium Regiment
  150. 244 Field Regiment
  151. 246 Field Regiment
  152. 253 Medium Regiment
  153. 255 Medium Regiment
  154. 262 Field Regiment
  155. 268 Field Regiment
  156. 269 Medium Regiment
  157. 274 Field Regiment
  158. 278 Field Regiment
  159. 281 Field Regiment
  160. 282 Medium Regiment
  161. 283 Field Regiment
  162. 284 Field Regiment
  163. 285 Medium Regiment
  164. 286 Field Regiment (Kargil)
  165. 287 Field Regiment
  166. 288 Medium Regiment
  167. 290 Field Regiment
  168. 297 Medium Regiment
  169. 298 Field Regiment
  170. 299 Medium Regiment
  171. 301 Light Regiment
  172. 302 Light Regiment
  173. 305 Field Regiment (Kargil)
  174. 306 Field Regiment
  175. 307 Medium Regiment
  176. 310 Field Regiment
  177. 311 Field Regiment
  178. 312 Medium Regiment
  179. 313 Field Regiment
  180. 314 Heavy Mortar Regiment
  181. 315 Field Regiment (Kargil)
  182. 316 Field Regiment
  183. 317 Field Regiment
  184. 318 Medium Regiment
  185. 320 Medium Regiment
  186. 321 Field Regiment
  187. 322 Field Regiment
  188. 323 Field Regiment
  189. 324 Field Regiment
  190. 325 Field Regiment
  191. 326 Field Regiment
  192. 327 Medium Regiment
  193. 328 Medium Regiment
  194. 329 Medium Regiment
  195. 330 Field Regiment
  196. 331 Medium Regiment
  197. 332 Field Regiment
  198. 336 Field Regiment
  199. 337 Field Regiment
  200. 338 Medium Regiment
  201. 339 Medium Regiment
  202. 340 Medium Regiment
  203. 341 Medium Regiment
  204. 343 Field Regiment
  205. 344 Missile Regiment
  206. 354 Missile Regiment
  207. 371 Missile Regiment
  208. 501 Light Regiment
  209. 551 Rocket Regiment
  210. 581 Light Regiment
  211. 821 Light Regiment
  212. 831 Light Regiment
  213. 832 Light Regiment
  214. 841 Light Regiment
  215. 851 Light Regiment
  216. 852 Light Regiment
  217. 861 Missile Regiment (Laleali & Picquet 707)
  218. 862 Missile Regiment
  219. 863 Missile Regiment
  220. 864 Missile Regiment
  221. 871 Field Regiment (Shingo)
  222. 872 Light Regiment
  223. 881 Missile Regiment
  224. 891 Field Regiment
  225. 1811 Light Regiment
  226. 1812 Rocket Regiment
  227. 1821 Light Regiment
  228. 1822 Light Regiment
  229. 1831 Light Regiment
  230. 1832 Light Regiment
  231. 1841 Light Regiment
  232. 1842 Light Regiment
  233. 1851 Light Regiment
  234. 1861 Light Regiment
  235. 1862 Light Regiment
  236. 1871 Field Regiment
  237. 1872 Rocket Regiment
  238. 1880 Rocket Regiment
  239. 1881 Light Regiment
  240. 1889 Missile Regiment (Kargil)
  241. 1890 Rocket Regiment
  242. 1900 Field Regiment
  243. 1905 Light Regiment
  244. 1906 Light Regiment
  245. 1907 Light Regiment
  246. 1908 Light Regiment
  247. 3342 Missile Regiment
  248. 1988 (Independent) Medium Battery

SATA units[edit]

Units of the Regiment of Artillery that have equipment other than weapons are listed below. These units mainly have Surveillance and Target Acquisition (SATA) equipment, Surveillance and target acquisition is a military role assigned to units and/or their equipment. It involves watching an area to see what changes (surveillance) for the purpose of enemy field artillery acquisition , then the acquisition of targets based on that information, and example of their equipment include Counter-battery radar (CoBRa) and Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) (see also Mobile Artillery Monitoring Battlefield Asset (MAMBA)).

Infantry[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 the son of Garuda, Say O my friend")
Madras Regiment 1758 Wellington, Tamil Nadu "Swadharme nidhanam shreyaha" ("it is a glory to die doing one's duty") "Veera Madrassi, Adi Kollu, Adi Kollu" ("Brave Madrassi, Strike and Kill, Strike and Kill!")
Rajputana Rifles 1775 Delhi Cantonment, Delhi "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 Haryana,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 Supreme Duty")
Punjab Regiment 1757 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 1778 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 "veerta se yudh par" ("To war with valour") "Bajrang Bali Ki Jai" (Victory to Lord Hanuman); "Birsa Munda ki jai" ("victory to Birsa Munda")
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 Awantipora, 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 "Parakramo vijayate" ("valour triumphs") "Jai Durga Naga" ("victory to Durga Naga")
1 Gorkha Rifles (The Malaun Regiment) 1815 Subathu, 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 Leh, Ladakh "Ki ki so so Lhargyalo" ("Victory to God")
Arunachal Scouts 2010 Rayang, Pasighat, Arunachal Pradesh
Sikkim Scouts 2013 Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh

Mechanised[edit]

Regiment Active From Regimental Center Motto War Cry
Mechanised Infantry Regiment 1979 Ahmednagar, Maharashtra "Valour and faith" "Bolo Bharat Mata ki jai" ("say victory to Mother India")

Supporting Corps[edit]

Corps of Army Air Defence[edit]

The list of army air defence regiments is as follows:

  1. 19 AD Regiment
  2. 25 AD Regiment
  3. 26 AD Regiment
  4. 27 AD Missile Regiment (Amritsar Airfield)
  5. 28 AD Regiment
  6. 29 AD Regiment (Samba)
  7. 45 AD Regiment (Basantar River)
  8. 46 AD Regiment
  9. 47 AD Regiment
  10. 48 AD Regiment
  11. 49 AD Regiment
  12. 50 Light AD Regiment (Composite)
  13. 103 AD Regiment
  14. 104 AD Regiment
  15. 105 AD Regiment
  16. 107 AD Regiment
  17. 109 Light AD Regiment (Self Propelled)
  18. 126 Light AD Regiment (Composite)
  19. 127 Light AD Regiment (Composite)
  20. 128 AD Missile Regiment
  21. 129 AD Regiment
  22. 130 AD Regiment
  23. 131 AD Regiment
  24. 140 AD Regiment
  25. 142 AD Regiment (Self Propelled)
  26. 144 AD Regiment (Self Propelled)
  27. 145 Light AD Regiment (Self Propelled)
  28. 146 Light AD Regiment (Self Propelled)
  29. 147 Light AD Regiment (Composite)
  30. 148 Light AD Regiment
  31. 151 AD Regiment (Self Propelled) (Chhamb)
  32. 152 AD Regiment
  33. 156 Light AD Missile Regiment (Self propelled)
  34. 157 Light AD Regiment (Composite)
  35. 322 AD Regiment
  36. 323 AD Regiment
  37. 325 Light AD Regiment (Composite)
  38. 326 Light AD Regiment
  39. 401 Light AD Regiment (Composite)
  40. 402 Light AD Regiment
  41. 403 Light AD Regiment (Composite)
  42. 404 Light AD Regiment (Composite)
  43. 405 Light AD Regiment (Self Propelled)
  44. 407 Gun Missile AD Regiment
  45. 436 AD Missile Regiment (Self Propelled)
  46. 501 AD Group (Self Propelled)
  47. 502 AD Group (Self Propelled)
  48. 510 Light AD Missile Regiment (Self Propelled)
  49. 511 AD Missile Regiment (Self Propelled) (Composite)
  50. 512 Light AD Missile Regiment (Self Propelled)
  51. 513 AD Missile Regiment (Self Propelled)
  52. 514 AD Regiment (Self Propelled)
  53. 912 Light AD Regiment
  54. 916 Light AD Regiment (Composite)
  55. 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:

  1. Madras Sappers
  2. Bengal Sappers
  3. Bombay Sappers

Army Aviation Corps[edit]

Corps of Signals[edit]

Main article: Indian Army Corps of Signals

See also[edit]

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