General Qamar Javed Bajwa is the 10th Chief of Army Staff of Pakistan Army (COAS), since 1972.

Profile of General Qamar Javed Bajwa

Date of Commission

General Bajwa got commission on 24th October, 1980.

Parental Unit

Parental unit of General Qamar Javed Bajwa is 16th Baloch Regiment.

Foreign Courses

  • Canadian Forces Command & Staff College, Toronto, Canada
  • Naval Post Graduate University, Monterey, California, USA

Local Courses

  • War-course, National Defence University, Islamabad, Pakistan


  • Instructor at School of Infantry & Tactics, Quetta
  • Instructor at Command & Staff College, Quetta
  • Instructor at National Defence University, Islamabad
  • Brigade Major of Infantry Brigade
  • Chief of Staff of Rawalpindi Corps
  • Commanded his parental unit, 16 Baloch Regiment
  • Commanded Infantry division in Northern Areas (Commander FCNA)
  • Commanded Pakistan Contigent at United Nations in Congo
  • Inspector General Training & Evaluation at GHQ

Chief Of Army Staff

General Qamar Javed Bajwa has been appointed as Chief of Army Staff of Pakistan Army, twice. First in 2016 and now in 2019, both for 3 years tenure.