IMA POP 2018: 458 Cadets Received Medals & Trophy in Award Ceremony

IMA POP 2018 Award ceremony

Indian Military Academy Passing Out Parade 2018 will be conducted on 9th of June where cadets will take the final oath to serve the motherland till the last breath. Before the IMA POP 2018, the award ceremony was conducted on 6th of June where the Academy awards were presented to the cadets. In the award ceremony, 458 cadets were honored with different awards who showed their versatile skills during their IMA Training. Indian Military Academy Commandant Lieutenant General S.K. Jha presented the awards. He also delivered his final speech to the cadets to join the respective units in the Indian Army and teach them the lessons of discipline, Pride, and Defence.

During his speech Lt Gen. Jha said that the result of hard work is always pleasant and fruitful. And as a result, all the cadets who underwent intense training at the IMA are also going to get their gifts. The final stage of all the Cadets will complete after they cross the “Antim Pag” during IMA POP 2018.

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During the Medals and Award ceremony, the 49 cadets were also offered diploma from IMA. Under the training period, the cadets are offered the diploma of Military Studies form Uttarakhand Technical University. Out of 49 Cadets, 38 cadets are from Afghanistan. Apart from that, there are 3 cadets from Tajikistan, 3 from Tanzania, 1 from Kyrgyzstan cadets underwent Diploma training at Indian Military Academy.

Individual Excellence Awards
Parachute Regiment MedalLalit Kumar
Sikh Regimen Silver MedalSachin Kumar Chahar
Dogra Regiment & Scout Wing MedalBirender Singh Adhikari
Maratha Li MedalPT Nitin Antil
Sikh Li Silver MedalVikas Kapadi
Corps of Signals MedalKuldeep Nanasaheb Panwar
9 GR MedalKuldeep Nanasaheb Panwar
Rajput Regiment Silver MedalKuldeep Nanasaheb Panwar
Brigade of the Guards MedalAditya Nikhara
Rajputana Rifle MedalAatish Sehgal
8 GR MedalHitesh Thakur
Jat Regiment Silver MedalMahesh Kumar
ASC MedalAkash Bawa
Grenadiers TrophyBhuvnesh Sharma
Motivation TrophyBirender Singh Adhikari
Book Prize Award
IT AwardNitish Bhatt
M & D ClubGaurav Kaushal
Journalism ClubKaran Bhalla
AcademicsAtish Sehgal
Commandant Book PrizeMashakur Ahmed Bhatt
Rolling Trophy (Personal)
King of Fareedkot TrophyAbhimanyu Thakur
Major Shaitan Singh TrophyAbhimanyu Thakur
Deccan Horse TrophyLalit Kumar
8th Course Re Union TrophyNitin Bhatia

Chief Guest of IMA Passing out Parade 2018:

During IMA POP 2018, the Nepalese Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Rajendra Chhetri will mark his presence as the Chief Guest of Passing Out parade at IMA. In IMA POP 2017, Bangladesh Army Chief General Abu Belal Muhammad Shafiul Huq was invited as the Chief Guest of the Parade.

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