Uttam Yudh Seva Medal

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Uttam Yudh Seva Medal
Uttam Yudh Seva Medal ribbon.svg
Ribbon of Uttam Yudh Seva Medal
Awarded by Government of India
Country  India
Type Military decorations
Awarded for Wartime distinguished service
Next (higher) Sarvottom Jeevan Raksha Padak[1]
Next (lower) Ati Vishisht Seva Medal[1]

Uttam Yudh Seva Medal (UYSM) is one of India's military decorations for Wartime Distinguished Service. It is awarded for a high degree of distinguished services in an operational context. "Operational context" includes times of war, conflict, or hostilities. The award is a wartime equivalent of Ati Vishisht Seva Medal, which is a Peacetime Distinguished Service decoration. Uttam Yudh Seva Medal may be awarded posthumously.[2]


  1. ^ a b "Precedence Of Medals". http://indianarmy.nic.in/. Indian Army. Retrieved 9 September 2014. 
  2. ^ "Awards and Honours". indianairforce.nic.in. Retrieved 3 August 2012. 

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