The Indian Military Academy held the passing out parade of the 425 cadets at Chetwode Building Drill Square, General Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Western Command of the Army today.
Lieutenant General RP Singh, Western Army Commander, took the salute of the parade as reviewing officer.
Like last year, this time also, the parents of the cadets could not attend the passing out parade due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Pipping and Oath Ceremony took place after the parade. 425 Cadets of the passing out batch will become an integral part of the Indian and Foreign Army as lieutenants. Out of the 425 cadets, 341 will join the Indian Army, while 84 will join the forces of nine friendly countries viz. Afghanistan, Tajikistan, Bhutan, Mauritius, Sri Lanka, Vietnam, Tonga, Maldives, and Kyrgyzstan.
After today’s parade, the Indian Military Academy will be giving 63381 military officers to the Army of the country and abroad, including 2656 military officers received by friendly countries.