Bipin Rawat an alumnus of the National Defence Academy and the Indian Military Academy

He was commissioned into the Indian Army's Fifth Battalion and Eleventh Gorkha Rifles in December 1978

Bipin Rawant was appointed as the first Chief of Army Staff in December 2016

In his more than 38 years of duty, he held various positions in the military

He was also a member of the United Nations Peacekeeping Force

Bipin Rawat was also involved in the planning of the Surgical Strike in 2016

He wrote many articles on national security and leadership