How many 5 star generals are there in India?
In total, India has had only three five-star rank officers. Apart from Marshal Singh, Sam Hormusji Framji Jamshedji Manekshaw and KM Cariappa were the only two Army Generals honoured with the five-star rank of Field Marshal.
How many colonels are in the Army?
In the Army today, an officer who has a normal career reaches lieutentant colonel within 20 years. At last count the Army had 10,707 lieutenant colonels, but only 4,700 of them will be promoted to colonel to serve for five more years.
Is there a 7 star general?
No person have ever been awarded or promoted to a seven-star rank, although some commentators might argue that General George Washington posthumously became a seven-star general in 1976 (see Part Seven).