Army ranks and insignia of Pakistan

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

Officers and JCOs of Pakistan Army ar ranks on the shoulders in Khaki uniform while NCOs wear it on the arm. In CCD all army personnel including officers, JCOs and NCOs wear them on chest.[1]

Officer's ranks[edit]

Equivalent
NATO Code
OF-10 OF-9 OF-8 OF-7 OF-6 OF-5 OF-4 OF-3 OF-2 OF-1 OF(D) and Student Officer

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Field marshal General Lieutenant General Major General Brigadier Colonel Lieutenant Colonel Major Captain Lieutenant 2nd Lieutenant

Junior Commissioned Officers[edit]

Army Rank [2] Insignia NATO
Equivalent
BPS
Subedar-Major None BPS-16
Subedar None BPS-14
Naib Subedar none BPS-13

Non-Commissioned Officers[edit]

The Non-Commissioned Officers rank insignia are displayed on sleeves.

Army Rank [2] Insignia NATO
Equivalent
BPS
Battalion Havildar Major OR-5 BPS-11
Battalion Quartermaster Havildar OR-5 BPS-10
Company Havildar Major OR-5 BPS-9
Company Quartermaster Havildar OR-5 BPS-8
Havildar OR-5 BPS-8
Lance Havildar OR-4 BPS-7
Naik (Nk) OR-3 BPS-7
Lance Naik OR-2 BPS-6
Sepoy OR-1 BPS-6

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Pakistan Army Ranks". 
  2. ^ a b "Badges of Rank". Pakistan Army. 1 September 2009. Retrieved 27 December 2009.