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SSB Army- Basic Things To Know (Part 2)

Indian Army – Inspiration for Youth

The Indian Army has always inspired the youth to take part in serving the nation with utmost passion. Being part of this legacy gives you unconditional respect, love and satisfaction that can not be compared to any other profession. There are many things that are known about the Indian Army but for an individual who aspires to clear the SSB Army interview knowing a little more about the army is always a good idea. Here are some facts about the prestigious Indian army that one must know before appearing for the SSB army interview. 

Must Know Facts

  • Gurkha Regiment: There are many regiments in the Indian army and each regiment has its own speciality. Adolf Hitler wished to have the Gurkha Regiment of the Indian Army, as per him he could have acquired the whole of Europe if he had the Gurkha regiment. This was the only regiment that could withstand the German attack during World War II. 
  • President’s Bodyguard: It is the oldest regiment of the Indian army, it was established in 1773. All soldiers serving as the President’s bodyguard are trained paratroopers. 
  • Poona Horse Regiment: This regiment is amongst the world’s three existing horse Regiment in the Armoured Corps. This is a tank regiment that took part in three major operations; the 1948 Hyderabad operation and 1965 and 1971 Indo-Pak wars and has completed around 200 years.
  • Military Engineering Services (MES): The MES is one of the biggest construction agencies in India. This corps of the Indian Army built the most difficult roads bridges in the country. The Khardungla Pass which is the highest motorable road in the world, situated in Leh, is one of them. 
  • World Record: The Indian Army has a world record for accepting the surrender of 93,000 Pakistani Soldiers in 1971 as it is the Largest Military Surrender to date.
  • Operation Rahat: This operation took place in 2013 and is the biggest civilian rescue operations carried out in the world. The heavy floods in Uttarakhand trapped many civilians in the face of death. But the Indian Army along with the Indian Air Force rescued more than 20,000 people and, provided relief material and equipment to the needy.

Way to Success

These are some facts that make every Indian proud of the Army. These points are not just for SSB army aspirants but for every individual living in this country. These tips will help you during your SSB army interview, but it takes a lot to reach there. The uniform does not come easily it takes hard work and persistence. Shaurya Bharat App helps you prepare well for all the defence-related exams such as NDA, CDS etc. Its live video lectures are student-friendly and the regular interactions with highly qualified teachers help the students track their progress. The teachers make sure that all the students are confident and have a positive attitude towards the exam.

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