Major General Enaith Habibullah was an Indian Army General and a former commandant of the National Defence Academy .
He was born 2 April 1910 in Lucknow, India.
He attended the Royal Military College, Sandhurst and was commissioned a Second Lieutenant on the Unattached List for the Indian Army on 28 August 1930.
He spent a year attached to a battalion of the British Army stationed in India before being admitted to the Indian Army and posted to the 16th Light Cavalry on 5 January 1932. During World War II as a Major he served in Burma with the 16th Light Cavalry. In 1947, upon partition he opted for the Indian Army.
He served as Commandant, National Defence Academy from 1953-58. Promoted Major-General 28 August 1955. Served as Deputy G.O.C. Malayan Federal Army from April to October 1959, when he was recalled to India.
Retired Major-General in 1965. The Habibullah Hall at the Academy is named in his memory and is one of the hubs of student activities at the institution.