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Pakistan Army Ranks and Badges, Salary / Pay Scale Information 2023

Pakistan Army Ranks and Badges, Salary / Pay Scale Information 2023

Following are the details related to Pakistan Army Ranks and Badges, Salary / Pay Scale Information 2023 but before we go towards the Ranks / Badges and Salary Information let’s discuss What is Pakistan Army? When it came into existence and how many troops are currently serving in it.

The Pakistan Army is the land warfare uniformed branch of the armed forces of Pakistan. It came into existence on 14 August 1947 as Pakistan appeared on the map of the world. It has a very special place in the military forces of Pakistan because it has served the Nation at any time of need. It has a little connection with pre-1947 British Indian colonial policy and military experience of the Indian Army. It has about 550,000 troops and around 500.000 reserves, 185,000 National Guards, 6599 Civilian Personnel, and 316 manned aircraft. Its headquarters is located in GHQ Rawalpindi.

Pakistan Army Ranks List 2023

Here is the list of Pak Army Ranks:

Pakistan Army Pay Scales & Ranks with Order
Ranks Pay Scales
Field Marshal: BPS- Apex scale
General: BPS- Apex scale
Lieutenant General: BPS 22
Major General: BPS -21
Brigadier: BPS- 20
Colonel BPS- 19
Lieutenant Colonel BPS-18
Major BPS- 18
Captain BPS -17
Lieutenant BPS-17
2nd Lieutenant BPS-17
Subedar-Major BPS- 16
Subedar BPS- 15
Naib Subedar BPS -13 or 14
Battalion Havaldar Major BPS-11 or 9
Battalion Quartermaster Havildar BPS 11 or 9
Company Havildar Major BPS 11or 9
Company Quartermaster Havildar BPS-11 or 9
Havaldar BPS- 7 or 8
Naik BPS-7 or 6
Lance Naik BPS- 6
Soldier BPS-5

The main motto of the Pakistan Army is Jihad to fight for the prosperity of Islamabad in the way of Almighty and have fear of Almighty Allah and taqwa. Defence day is celebrated on 6 September. It has fought a number of wars and defeated the enemies with great sand bravery. Following are the wars which are properly fought at borers such as 1947 AND 1965 Pak – Indo War, 1971, Pak Liberation War.

Pakistan Army Ranks and Badges, Salary / Pay Scale Information 2023

So as Pakistan is playing its role from the beginning till today its services are remarkable they never ever care for their lives and shed their blood for their nation and save their world from terrorism and for that, they are struggling day and night without any rest.

The operation ZARB-E- AZB was started on 15th June 2014 and launched in North Waziristan and till today it’s going on. Mainly this operation was started by some different groups including Tehreek-e- Taliban, Lashkar-e- Jhangvi, Al Qaeda, Haqqani networks, and so on. During this operation, soldiers have killed many places of terrorists and cleared the areas by drone attacking and destroyed ample of terrorists belonging from different groups which give training individuals to attack the targeted place and also guide them to do self-suicide attacks in order to kill the humans and they are own self also.

Pakistan Army officers receive a number of awards for their services and accomplishments which include Nishan-e- Haider, Sitara-e-Jurat, Hilal-e- Imtiaz, Tamgha-e- Imtiaz, and many more awards. The words in praise of our remarkable Army never end because its service is tremendous and great and are written in history and remembered by all of us.

Ranks and Badges of Army:

Ranks of Pakistan are allocated in two different categories such as Officers Ranks starting from Field Marshal to Second Lieutenant and Non-Commissioned Officers starting Subedar-Major / Risaldar-Major to Sepoy/Soldier and there are some other ranks from Battalion Havildar Major to Company Quartermaster Havildar which can be examined from the following.

Commissioned Officers Ranks:

In the Pakistan Army, the commanding officers are known as Commissioned Officers. Initially, an individual was selected as Second Lieutenant, and year after year on the basis of knowledge and battlefield experience it was promoted to Lieutenant and so on to Field Marshal. From the following, you can examine the exact rank and pay scale of Pakistan Army Commissioned Officers.

Pakistan Army Ranks
Here is the list of Pak Army Commissioned Officers Ranks List

Commissioned Officers Ranks
Nato Code Name
OF-10 Field Marshal
OF-9 General
OF-8 Lieutenant General
OF-7 Major General
OF-6 Brigadier
OF-5 Colonel
OF-4 Lieutenant Colonel
OF-3 Major
OF-2 Captain
OF-1 Lieutenant
OF-D & Students Unknown

Non-Commissioned Officers Ranks/Badges:

The following list is provided for the Non-Commissioned Officers and it starts from the Lance Naik towards the Subedar-Major / Risaldar-Major. Initially, individually appointed as Sepoy in Pakistan Army but after 2 to 4 years of service, it promoted to Lance Naik and becomes Non-Commissioned Officer in Pakistan Army. So, examine the following image to understand the order of Non-Commissioned Officer.

Pakistan Army Ranks
Here is the list of Pak Army Non-Commissioned Officers Ranks List

Non-Commissioned Officers Ranks
Nato Code Name
OR-9 Subedar-Major / Risaldar-Major
OR-8 Subedar / Risaldar
OR-7 Naib Subedar / Naib Risaldar
OR-6 Havildar
OR-5 No Equivalent
OR-4 Naik
OR-3 Lance Naik
OR-1 Sepoy

Other Ranks in Pakistan Army:

There are some other ranks which are appointed by the senior Havildars such as starting from Company Quartermaster Havildar, Company Havildar Major, Battalion Quartermaster Havildar and Battalion Havildar Major. The ranks/badges for these positions can be examined from the following image.

Pak Army Badges Rank with Orders

These are the pay scales of Army members as per the information provided at Wikipedia in which all categories are mentioned in ascending order and sequence wise all these officers follow all the rules and regulations of their seniors in a proper way. We are proud of the Army.

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  1. Attiya Atta says:

    I want to take a job in Pak army as a captain

  2. Sajjad Hussain says:


  3. shahzaib khan dawar says:

    i love pakistan army i will become a field marshal inshallah

  4. Uzma says:

    I want to join as a psychologist