Infantry Regiments of Indian Army

Infantry Regiments of Indian Army

Since the time of its formation Indian Army has inherited the British Organizational structure. So it still maintain the tradition of division of its infantry based on certain criteria like region, ethnicity etc. Given below are all the regiments of the Indian Army along with their role, size and regimental Centre.

Infantry Regiments of Indian Army

Regiment Name
Role
Type
Regimental Centre
Size
Brigade of the Guards
Mechanized Infantry
Foot Guards
Kamptee, Maharastra
19 Battalions
Parachute Regiment
Airborne/Special Forces
Parachute Infantry & Special Forces
Bangalore, Karnataka
17 Battalions
Mechanised Infantry Regiment
Mechanised Infantry
Line Infantry
Ahmednagar,Maharastra
25 Battalions
Punjab Regiment
          —
Line Infantry
Ramgarh Cantonment, Jharkhand
19 Battalions
The Madras Regiment
          —
Line Infantry
Wellington, Tamil Nadu
19 Battalions
The Grenadiers
          —
Infantry
Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh
19 Battalions
Maratha Light Infantry
Light Infantry
Line Infantry
Belgaum, Karnataka
N/A
Rajputana Rifles
Infantry
Delhi Cantonment
19 Battalions
Rajput Regiment
           —
Line Infantry
Fatehgarh, Uttar Pradesh
20 Battalions
Jat Regiment
           —
Line Infantry
Bareily, Uttar Pradesh
18 Battalions
Sikh Regiment
           —
Line Infantry
Ramgarh Cantonment
19 Battalions
Sikh Light Infantry
Light Infantry
Infantry, Amphibious warfare, Counter Terrorism
Fatehgarh, Uttar Pradesh
19 Battalions
Naga Regiment
Infantry
Line Infantry
Ranikhet, Uttarakhand
3 Battalions
1 Gorkha Rifles
Rifles
Light Role
Subathu, Himanchal Pradesh
5 Battalions
3 Gorkha Rifles
Rifles
Light Infantry
Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh
5 Battalions
4 Gorkha Rifles
Rifles
Light Infantry
Subathu, Himanchal Pradesh
5 Battalions
8 Gorkha Rifles
Rifles
Light role
Shillong, Meghalya
6 Battalions
9 Gorkha Rifles
Rifles
Light Role
Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh
6 Battalions
11 Gorkha Rifles
Rifles
Light infantry
Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh
6 Battalions
Dogra Regiment
Line Infantry
Faizabad, Uttar Pradesh
19 Battalions
Garhwal Regiment
Infantry
Lansdowne
25 Battalions
Kumaon Regiment
Infantry
Ranikhet, Uttarakhand
19 Battalions
Assam Regiment
Line Infantry
Light Role
Happy Valley, Shillong
23 Battalions
Bihar Regiment
Line Infantry
Infantry
Danapur, Patna
19 Battalions
Mahar Regiment
Line Infantry
Infantry
Sagar, Madhya Pradesh
19 Battalions
Jammu & Kashmir Rifles
Line Infantry
Infantry
Avantipur, J & K
19 Battalions
Jammu & Kashmir Light Infantry
Line Infantry
Infantry
Avantipur, J & K
19 Battalions
Ladakh Scouts
Infantry
Specialized Mountain Warfare
Pituk, Kashmir
5 Battalions
Arunachal Scouts
Infantry
Specialized Mountain Warfare
Happy valley, shillong
2 Battalions

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1 Comments

  1. Jp Shreyas

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    Some of the information given in this article is wrong.Kindly recheck with your source and edit it
    .Eg;There are 20 Bn of Jammu And Kashmir Rifle Regiment and their RC is In Jabalpur,MP.

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