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Pakistan Army
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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.

Officer ranks[]

Officer rank insignia displayed on the shoulders.

Army Rank [1] BPS
Field marshal
(5-Star)[2]
Apex Scale
General
(4-Star)
Apex Scale
Lieutenant General
(3-Star)
BPS-22
Major General
(2-Star)
BPS-21
Brigadier
(1-Star)
BPS-20
Colonel BPS-19
Lieutenant Colonel BPS-19
Major BPS-18
Captain BPS-17
Lieutenant BPS-17
2nd Lieutenant BPS-17
Army Rank [3] BPS
Subedar-Major BPS-16
Subedar BPS-15
Naib Subedar BPS-13 or BPS-14

Non-Commissioned Officers[]

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

Army Rank [3] BPS
Battalion Havildar Major BPS-11 or BPS-9
Battalion Quartermaster Havildar BPS-11 or BPS-9
Company Havildar Major BPS-11 or BPS-9
Company Quartermaster Havildar BPS-11 or BPS-9
Havildar BPS-11 or BPS-9
Naik (Nk) BPS-9 or BPS-8
Lance Naik BPS-8 or BPS-7
Soldier BPS-7

See also[]

Notes[]

  1. "Pakistan Army Ranks". Pakistan Defence. 11 September 2007. http://www.defence.pk/gallery/showphoto.php/photo/3091. 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. 3.0 3.1 "Badges of Rank". Pakistan Army. 1 September 2009. http://pakistanarmy.gov.pk/AWPReview/TextContent.aspx?pId=298. Retrieved 27 December 2009. 

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