D. None of these
Submitted by: Areesha Khan
Six generals have served as C-in-C, the first two of them were native British and the post’s name was derived from the post of Commander-in-Chief of the British Indian Army. The C-in-C designation was changed to ‘Chief of Army Staff’ in 1972, General Tikka Khan was the first person to hold the new title.
On 20 March 1972, the commander-in-chief post was renamed as “Chief of Army Staff (COAS)” with Lieutenant-General Tikka Khan elevated to four star rank to be appointed as army’s first chief of army staff.
those who are confused that General Qamar Javed Bajwa was the 10th or 16th Army Chief of Pakistan.
6 Generals served as The Commander-in-Chief of the Pakistan Army (C-in-C of the Pakistan Army). On 20 March 1972, the commander-in-chief post was renamed as “Chief of Army Staff (COAS). 6 (C-in-C) + 10 (COAS).
General Qamar Javed Bajwa was the 10th COAS and 16th army chief.