Indian army is an important institution in India. Most of the competitive exams test the knowledge of exam aspirants on the setup of Indian army which is responsible for securing the Indian territories.
Structure of the Indian army is as following:
Headed by: Chief of the Army Staff
Headquarters: New Delhi
Strength: 1200000 approximately
Number of commands: 7
The command structure is as following:
|Northern Command||Udhampur, Jammu and Kashmir|
|Southern Command||Pune, Maharashtra|
|Eastern Command||Kolkata, West Bengal|
|Western Command||Chandimandir, Chandigarh|
|Central Command||Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh|
|South-Western Command||Jaipur, Rajasthan|
|Training Command||Shimla, Himachal Pradesh|
Each command, directly affiliated to the Army Headquarters is under an officer who is of the rank of Lt. General.