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Indian Military Academy(IMA) Passing Out Parade 14 June 2014

DEHRADUN: On a bright Saturday morning, 700 gentlemen cadets, decked in army uniforms, marched with discipline and perfect synchronization on the grounds of Indian Military Academy (IMA) to get commissioned as officers.  Out of which 636 joined the Indian Army while the remaining were foreign cadets
Chief of Nepal army General Gaurav Shumsher Jung Bahadur Rana, the reviewing officer for the parade and accompanied by Commandant Lieutenant General Manvender Singh, inspected the guard of honor as army helicopters showered petals from the sky.


IMA_POP_JUN_2014-Chetwood building

Addressing the gathering Gen Rana said, “Indian army is an epitome of valor, honour and integrity and I congratulate these men on becoming a part of the same fraternity.” For the officers, he added, “The life you have chosen is not risk-free. It is not easy but it is worth living as it is the noblest profession of selfless service.”

IMA POP 14 June 2014 Sword of Honour!

The Coveted Sword of Honour awarded to Vishnu Peethambaran!

The coveted ‘sword of honor’ was awarded to Vishnu Peethambaran from Ernakulam, Kerala, for being the best all-rounder cadet. Vishal Dahiya won the gold medal while Vikash Kalkal bagged the silver.

Peethambaran, a second generation officer, credited his success to his father who had served in the army for 28 years. “I have been working for this dream since my school days. First Sainik School, then NDA and now finally IMA. With this I have achieved my goal, this is an overwhelming moment for me and my family, specially my dad who is my inspiration”, Peethambaran said.

Reviewing officer inspecting parade at IMA.

Reviewing officer inspecting parade at IMA.

Uttar Pradesh, with 121 cadets, topped the list of the number of candidates enrolled, with Haryana coming second with 62 cadets, followed by Uttarakhand with 57 cadets.









Along with 636 Indian cadets, 64 foreign cadets from countries like Afghanistan, Tajikistan, Bhutan, Kazakhstan, Lesotho, Papua New Guinea and Ethiopia were commissioned as army officers.

The IMA has trained 55,000 officers in its 81 years of existence, the official told IANS.

These are the medal winners for 134 Regular Course(IMA) –

  1. Sword of Honour – Vishnu Peethambaran
  2. Gold Medal Winner – BUO Vishal Dhaiya
  3. Silver Medal Winner –  SUO Vikas Kalkal
  4. Bronze Medal Winner – BUO Sidharth Tiwari
  5. Best FGC – JUO Jigme Dorji(Bhutan)

12 comments on “Indian Military Academy(IMA) Passing Out Parade 14 June 2014

  1. Amit Sharma
    May 1, 2016

    Thanks sonu for the photographs I can see my self

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  3. godfather
    June 14, 2015

    One day I’m gonna be in dat uniform. ……..

  4. Pari
    October 7, 2014

    I love my indian army

  5. priya rawat
    August 23, 2014

    felt proud nd vry gud as many guys r intrstd to sacrife their lyf for d my bro also join nd passed out frm ima at 2014,,m vry much proud to be her …great salute nd head soft to all the soldiers

    • Sonu
      November 2, 2014

      Thank you Priya!! I am glad that someone is proud of IA Soldiers!

  6. mayank tripathi
    August 12, 2014

    It feels good to see d guyz in dress wth lots of honour……;D…now its mh turn to v der as an army officer at IMA ….n enjyng mh.passing out parade :D…..god plz gve me tons of luck…..

  7. Suraj jha
    June 28, 2014

    I constantly emailed this web site post page to all my friends, for the reason that if like to read it afterward my friends will too.

  8. Puran Singh
    June 20, 2014

    Very soon I’m also going to join this fraternity… wish me luck guys…

  9. Jatin
    June 16, 2014

    all the best for newly commissioned heros..

  10. Purvankar
    June 16, 2014

    Put some more pictures bro!
    Thanks 🙂


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