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Army ranks and insignia of Pakistan

 

Army ranks and insignia of Pakistan

Pakistan Army
Leadership
Chief of Army Staff
Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee
Organisation and Components
Structure of the Pakistan Army
Frontier Corps
Frontier Works Organisation
Special Service Group
Army Cantonment Board
Pakistan Armoured Corps
Installations
General Headquarters
Pakistan Military Academy
Command and Staff College
National Defence University
Personnel
Army Ranks of Pakistan
Pakistan Army Generals
Equipment
Equipment
History and Traditions
Military history of Pakistan
UN Peacekeeping Missions
Pakistan Army FC
Awards, Decorations and Badges
Awards and Decorations
Nishan-e-Haider

The Ranks of Pakistan Army are primarily based on British Army Ranks structure, though ranks for other ranks personnel and insignia differ.

Contents

  • Officer ranks 1
  • Junior Commissioned Officers 2
  • Non-Commissioned Officers 3
  • See also 4
  • Notes 5

Officer ranks

Officer rank insignia displayed on the shoulders.
Army Rank [1] Insignia NATO
Equivalent
BPS
Field marshal
(5-Star)[2]
OF-10 Apex Scale
General
(4-Star)
OF-9 Apex Scale
Lieutenant General
(3-Star)
OF-8 BPS-22
Major General
(2-Star)
OF-7 BPS-21
Brigadier
(1-Star)
OF-6 BPS-20
Colonel OF-5 BPS-19 [3]
Lieutenant Colonel OF-4 BPS-19
Major OF-3 BPS-18
Captain OF-2 BPS-17
Lieutenant OF-1 BPS-17
2nd Lieutenant OF-1 BPS-17

Junior Commissioned Officers

Army Rank [4] Insignia NATO
Equivalent
BPS
Subedar-Major None BPS-16
Subedar None BPS-15
Naib Subedar None BPS-13 or BPS-14

Non-Commissioned Officers

The Non-Commissioned Officers rank insignia are displayed on sleves.
Army Rank [4] Insignia NATO
Equivalent
BPS
Battalion Havildar Major OR-9 BPS-11 or BPS-9
Battalion Quartermaster Havildar OR-8 BPS-11 or BPS-9
Company Havildar Major OR-8 BPS-11 or BPS-9
Company Quartermaster Havildar OR-7 BPS-11 or BPS-9
Havildar OR-5 or OR-6 BPS-8 or BPS-7
Naik (Nk) OR-4 BPS-7 or BPS-6
Lance Naik OR-3 BPS-6
Soldier OR-1 or OR-2 BPS-5

See also

Notes

  1. ^ "Pakistan Army Ranks". Pakistan Defence. 11 September 2007. Retrieved 27 December 2009. 
  2. ^ Promotion to this rank, conferred by Federal Government, is absolutely based on manifestation of examplary performance in war as Four Star General.
  3. ^ Gazette of Pakistan
  4. ^ a b "Badges of Rank". Pakistan Army. 1 September 2009. Retrieved 27 December 2009. 
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