This section provides an overview of the recruitment, selection and training of the various elite and special forces within the Indian military. It also provides an overview of the units that support these special forces.

An Overview of Indian Elite & Special Forces
Indian Navy Marine Commandos (MARCOS) Indian Army Special Operations Forces – Parachute (Airborne) and Parachute (Special Forces)
Indian Air Force Special Operations Forces – Garud Commando Force Indian Army: Ghatak Army Platoons
Indian National Security Guard (NSG) Commando Battalion for Resolute Action (COBRA)
Special Frontier Force (SFF) India’s Force One (Maharashtra State Police)