Q. Which of the following statements is/are correct regarding Chief of Defense Staff?
1. The CDS will be a four-star General/Officer who will act as the Principal Military Advisor to the Prime Minister on all tri-services matter
2. Its creation was recommended in 2001 by a Group of Ministers (GoM) that was tasked with studying the Kargil Review Committee (1999) report.
3.The CDS will be the permanent Chairman of the Chiefs of Staff Committee (COSC).

[A] 1&2 only

[B] 2&3 only

[C] 1&3 only

[D] All of the above

Answer: B

The CDS will be a four-star General/Officer who will act as the Principal Military Advisor to the Defence Minister