Samar Seva Star
Awarded for combat service during the 1965 Indo-Pak War.
Established: 11 February 1967, by the President of India. The statutes were amended on 29 April 1967 and 11 March 1968.
Obverse: A five-pointed 39-mm bright bronze star. In the domed circular center, the national emblem with the surrounding legend below in Hindi "Samar Seva Star 1965". Suspended by a ring.
Reverse: The naming details are impressed in the center of the plain reverse.
Ribbon: 30 mm, red, dark blue, and light blue, with five thin white stripes. Red 3 mm, white 1 mm, red 3 mm, white 1 mm, red 3 mm, dark blue 3.5 mm, white 1 mm, dark blue 3.5 mm, light blue 3 mm, white 1 mm, light blue 3 mm, white 1 mm, light blue 3 mm.