Lt. Gen. Bipin Rawat Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Biography & More


Real NameBipin Rawat
NicknameNot Known
ProfessionArmy Personnel
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 170 cm
in meters- 1.70 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 7”
Weight (approx.)in Kilograms- 78 kg
in Pounds- 172 lbs
Eye ColourBrown
Hair ColourWhite
Personal Life
Date of BirthNot Known
Age (as in 2016)Not Known
Birth PlaceNot Known
Zodiac sign/Sun signNot Known
HometownNot Known
SchoolSt Edward’s School, Shimla
CollegeIndian Military Academy, Dehradun
Defence Services Staff College, Wellington Cantonment, Tamil Nadu, India
Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, United States
Educational QualificationsBA in Political Science (a distance-education course from Delhi University)
MA in Political Science from Gujarat University
CommissionedOn 16 December 1978 into the 5th Battalion of 11 Gorkha Rifles
FamilyFather- L S Rawat (Lt. General Indian Army)
Mother- Not Known
Brother- Not Known
Sister- Not Known
Official AddressSouth Block of the Central Secretariat, Raisina Hill, New Delhi
HobbiesDoing Yoga and workouts
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital StatusNot Known
Affairs/GirlfriendsNot Known
WifeNot Known
ChildrenNot Known
Money Factor
Salary2.5 Lakh INR/Month


Some Lesser Known Facts About Bipin Rawat

  • Does Bipin Rawat Smoke?: Not Known
  • Does Bipin Rawat Drink Alcohol?: Not Known
  • He was born in a family serving Indian Army since generations.
  • His father, L S Rawat, has also served in the Indian Army as Lt. General.
  • On 16 December 1978, he was commissioned into the 5th Battalion of 11 Gorkha Rifles.
  • In 1986, during a face off in the Sumdorong Chu Valley, he led his Battalion as a colonel against the Chinese PLA.
  • He has vast experience in counter-insurgency operations and high altitude warfare.
  • He was twice awarded the Force Commander’s Commendation by the Democratic Republic of Congo, where he commanded a Multinational Brigade.
  • In a span of 37 years of his career in the Indian Army, he has been awarded a number of gallantry awards including AVSM, YSM, SM, VSM, COAS Commendation on two occasions & Army Commander’s Commendation.
  • On 1 September 2016, he became the Vice Chief of Army Staff.
  • On 17 December 2016, he was designated as the 26th Chief of Army Staff by the Government of India.
  • Various opposition parties cried foul over his appointment as the Chief of Army Staff for superseding two senior most Lt Generals, Praveen Bakshi & P M Hariz.

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