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Things to know about COAS General Bipin Rawat

Things to know about COAS General Bipin Rawat

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I hope you are applying every inch of hardwork and effort to earn the prestigious Olive Green Uniform. Before starting of the blog, First learn the basic things about the COAS General Bipin Rawat.

• General Bipin Rawat is the 27th Chief of Army Staff (COAS) of the Indian Army who assumed office on December 31 in the year of 2016 following the retirement of General Dalbir Singh.

• He served as the Vice Chief of the Army Staff (VCOAS) before taking charge as Chief of the Army Staff (COAS).

• General Rawat has been serving in the Indian Army from December 16, 1978.

• He is one of the most decorated officers and won many Medals and Honours such as the Uttam Yudh Seva Medal (UYSM), Ati Vishisht Seva Medal (AVSM), Yudh Seva Medal (YSM), Sena Medal (SM) and Vishisht Seva Medal (VSM). 

General bipin rawat
Early & Career:

• He is a third-generation officer of the Indian Army born and brought up in Pauri Garhwal district of Uttarakhand. 

• The family of COAS had been serving the Indian Army from multiple generations, and his father Lieutenant General Laxman Singh Rawat (Retd.) had served the country for a long period of time. 

• COAS attended St. Edward’s School (Shimla), Cambrian Hall Boarding School (Dehradun) and the prestigious Indian Military Academy (Dehradun) and was awarded the ‘Sword of Honour’ on the commission.

• He is graduated from Defense Services Staff College located at Wellington Cantonment affiliated to the Madras University (Tamil Nadu) and Fort Leavenworth (USA).

• COAS was awarded the Doctorate of Philosophy at Chaudhary Charan Singh University (Meerut) for his Military-Media strategies and glories.

• The General was commissioned in the 5th battalion of 11 Gorkha Rifles on December 16,1978. 

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Biography of the COAS :

The biography of the COAS General Rawat can be demonstrated through the following table: 

Name

General Bipin Rawat

Date of Commissioned 

16 July,1978

Profession ​​​​​​

Chief of the Army Staff (COAS)

Date of Birth

16 March,1958

Age

60

Father’s Name

Lieutenant General (Retd.) Laxman Singh Rawat

Service Number

IC-35471M

Height

1.70 Meters

Religion

Hinduism

Special Honours

(UYSM), (AVSM), (YSM), (VSM) & (SM)

School

St. Edward’s School (Shimla) and Cambrian Hall Boarding School (Dehradun)

College

Indian Military Academy (Dehradun),
Defence Services Staff College (Wellington)
and Fort Leavenworth (USA)

Hobbies

Tracking and Swimming

Hometown

Pauri Garhwal (Uttarakhand)

Nationality

Indian

Marriage Status

Married

Special Achievement

Sword of Honor

Salary

Rs. 250,000 /Month
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