Military ranks of Nepal

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The Military ranks of Nepal and the military insignia used by the Nepalese Armed Forces. Being a Landlocked country, Nepal does not have a navy.

Commissioned Officers[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
Nepal Nepal
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No equivalent 22.Nepalese Army-FM.svg 19.Nepalese Army-LG.svg 18.Nepalese Army-MG.svg 17.Nepalese Army-BG.svg 16.Nepalese Army-COL.svg 15.Nepalese Army-LTC.svg 14.Nepalese Army-MAJ.svg 13.Nepalese Army-CAPT.svg 12.Nepalese Army-1LT.svg 11.Nepalese Army-2LT.svg No insignia
General of the Army
महारथी (प्रधानसेनापती)
Lieutenant General
रथी
Major General
उपरथी
Brigadier General
सहायक रथी
Colonel
महासेनानी
Lieutenant Colonel
प्रमुख सेनानी
Major
सेनानी
Captain
सहसेनानी
Lieutenant
उपसेनानी
Second Lieutenant
सहायक सेनानी
Officer cadet
अधिकृत क्याडेट

Other ranks[edit]

Equivalent
NATO Code
OR-9 OR-8 OR-7 OR-6 OR-5 OR-4 OR-3 OR-2 OR-1
Nepal Nepal
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10.Nepalese Army-WO1.svg 09.Nepalese Army-WO2.svg 08.Nepalese Army-WO3.svg India-Army-OR-6.svg No equivalent India-Army-OR-4.svg India-Army-OR-3.svg No insignia No insignia
Subedar-major
प्रमुख सुवेदार
Warrant Officer
Class II

सुवेदार
Warrant Officer
Class I

जमदार
Sergeant
हुद्दा
Corporal
अमल्दार
Lance corporal
प्यूठ
Private
सिपाही
Followers
फलोअर्स
Other rank insignia
07.Nepalese Army-SGM.svg 06.Nepalese Army-MSG.svg 05.Nepalese Army-SFC.svg 04.Nepalese Army-SSG.svg
Sergeant Major Master Sergeant Sergeant First Class Staff Sergeant

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