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Battlefield Formation of Indian Army

Battlefield Formation of Indian Army

Know the Battlefield formation of Indian Army. If you have mentioned that you are joining the Indian armed forces because it is your childhood dream then be ready to answer the question regarding the battlefield formation of Indian armed forces and many more.

Here we have provided a brief summary of the formation which will be handy and will help all the aspirants to prepare for the SSB interview.

1. COMMAND
  • it is headed by senior most Lt Gen officers in the army
  • it consists of 2 or more corps
S.NOCOMMANDLOCATION
1Northern CommandUdhampur(J&K)
2Western CommandChandimandir
3Eastern CommandKolkata
4Southern CommandPune
5Western Southern CommandJaipur
6Central CommandLucknow
7Army Training commandShimla
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2. CORPS
  • Indian army has 14 corps
  • Corps is commanded by officer of rank Lt Gen who is known as “Corps Commander”
  • Each corps consists of 3-4 divisions
3. DIVISION
  • Army has around 40 division
  • Commanded by an officer of Major General rank
  • Consists of 15 thousand combat troops
  • The largest striking force in the army
4. BRIGADE
  • Formed by 3 battalion and consist of 3000 combat troops
  • As the name suggests it is headed by officer of Brigadier rank
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5. BATTALION
  • It consists of 900-1000 combat troops
  • A battalion headed by a Colonel
6. COMPANY
  • This formation consists of 120 soldiers
  • It is headed by a Major
7. PLATOON
  • Platoon is a formation of about 32 troops
  • Headed by Lieutenant or JCO
8. SECTION
  • This is the smallest formation consisting of 10 personnel
  • Commanded by non-commissioned officer of rank Havildar
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