List of Indian Army Regiment

There are around 93 fields of the armoured regiments in the army. From the 65th Armoured Regiment onwards, the terms ‘Cavalry’ and ‘Lancer’ were dispensed.

This article will deal with the classification of regiments that the Indian Army operates

RegimentActive FromRegimental CenterMottoWar Cry
The Brigade of the Guards1948Kamptee, Maharashtra“Pahla hamesha pahla” (“first always first”)“Garud ka hun bol pyare” (“I am the son of Garuda, Say O my friend”)
Mechanised Infantry Regiment1979Ahmednagar, Maharashtra“Valour and faith”“Bolo Bharat Mata ki jai” (“say victory to Mother India”)
Madras Regiment1758Wellington, Tamil Nadu“Swadharme nidhanam shreyaha” (“it is a glory to die doing one’s duty”)“Vetri vel, Veera vel” (“Brave and victorious Spear – allegory to Lord Murugan’s weapon (spear) “)
Rajputana Rifles1775Delhi Cantonment“Veer bhogya vasundhara” (“the brave shall inherit the earth”)“Raja Ramachandra ki jai” (“victory to King Ramachandra”)
Rajput Regiment1778Fatehgarh, Uttar Pradesh“Sarvatra vijay” (“victory everywhere”)“Bol Bajrang Bali Ki jai” (“say victory to Lord Hanuman”)
Dogra Regiment1877Faizabad, Uttar Pradesh“Kartavyam anvatma” (“duty before death”)“Jawala Mata ki jai” (“victory to Goddess Jawala”)
Sikh Regiment1846Ramgarh 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 Regiment1795Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh“Sangathan va veerta” (“unity and valour”)“Jat balwan, jai bhagwan” (“the Jat is strong, victory to God”)
Parachute Regiment1945Bengaluru, Karnataka“Shatrujeet” (“the conqueror”)“Balidan Param Dharma” (“Sacrifice Before Duty”)
Punjab Regiment1757Ramgarh 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 Grenadiers1778Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh“Sarvada shaktishali (“always strong”)“Sarvada shaktishali” (“always strong”)
Sikh Light Infantry1944Fatehgarh, 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 Infantry1768Belgaum, 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 Rifles1887Lansdowne, Uttarakhand“Yudhaya krit nischya” (“fight with determination”)“Badri Vishal Lal ki jai” (“victory to the Great Lord Badri Nath”)
Kumaon Regiment1813Ranikhet, 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 Regiment1941Shillong, Meghalaya“Assam vikram” (“unique valour”)“Rhino charge”
Bihar Regiment1941Danapur, Bihar“veerta se yudh par” (“To war with valour”)“Birsa Munda ki jai” (“victory to Birsa Munda”)
Mahar Regiment1941Saugor, Madhya Pradesh“Yash sidhi” (“success and attainment”)“Bolo Hindustan ki jai” (“say victory to India”)
Jammu & Kashmir Rifles1821Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh“Prashata ranvirta” (“valour in battle is praiseworthy”)“Durga Mata ki jai” (“victory to Goddess Durga”)
Jammu and Kashmir Light Infantry1947Awantipora, Jammu and Kashmir“Balidanam vir lakshanam ” (“sacrifice is a characteristic of the brave”)“Bharat Mata ki jai” (“victory to Mother India”)
Naga Regiment1970Ranikhet, Uttarakhand“Parakramo vijayate” (“valour triumphs”)“Jai Durga Naga” (“victory to Durga Naga”)
1 Gorkha Rifles1815Subathu, 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 Rifles1815Varanasi, 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 Rifles1857Sabathu, 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)1858Shillong, Meghalaya“Shaurya evam nistha” (“courage and determination”)“Jai Ma Kali, ayo Gorkhali” (“hail Goddess Kali, here come the Gorkhas”)
8 Gorkha Rifles1824Shillong, 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 Rifles1817Varanasi, 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 Rifles1918-1922; from 1948Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh“Yatraham vijayastatra” (“Victory resides where I reside”)“Jai Ma Kali, Ayo Gorkhali (“hail Goddess Kali, here come the Gorkhas”)
Ladakh Scouts1963Leh, ladakh“Ki ki so so Lhargyalo” (“Victory to God”)
Arunachal Scouts2010Rayang, Arunachal Pradesh
Sikkim Scouts2013Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh