Pakistan Army Ranks and Badges, Salary / Pay Scale Information 2020

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Following are the details related to Pakistan Army Ranks and Badges, Salary / Pay Scale Information 2020 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.

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. The defence day is celebrated on 6 September. It has fought a number of the 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.

So as Pakistan is playing its role since 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 clear 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 the awards for his services and accomplishments which includes 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 ends 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 is 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 Commissioned Officers. Initially, an individual selected as Second Lieutenant and year after year on the basis of knowledge and battlefield experience it 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


Non-Commissioned Officers Ranks/Badges:

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 the 2 to 4 years 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

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

Pakistan Army Pay Scales & Ranks with Order
RanksPay Scales
Field Marshal: 5 starsField Marshal: BPS- Apex scale
General: 4 starsGeneral: BPS- Apex scale
Lieutenant General :3 starsLieutenant General: BPS 22
Major General: 2 starsMajor General: BPS -21
Brigadier: 1 starBrigadier: BPS- 20
ColonelColonel: BPS- 19
Lieutenant ColonelLieutenant Colonel: BPS-18
MajorMajor: BPS- 18
CaptainCaptain: BPS -17
LieutenantLieutenant: BPS-17
2nd Lieutenant2nd Lieutenant: BPS-17
Subedar-MajorSubedar Major: BPS- 16
SubedarSubedar: BPS- 15
Naib SubedarNaib Subedar: BPS -13 or 14
Battalion Havaldar MajorBattalion Havaldar Major: BPS-11 or 9
Battalion Quartermaster HavildarBattalion Quartermaster Havaldar: BPS 11 or 9
Company Havildar MajorCompany Havaldar Major: BPS 11or 9
Company Quartermaster HavildarCompany Quartermaster Havaldar: BPS-11 or 9
HavaldarHavaldar: BPS- 7 or 8
NaikNaik: BPS-7 or 6
Lance NaikLance Naik: BPS- 6
SoldierSoldier: BPS-5

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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Ali hamza shahid
Ali hamza shahid

Ma Na fa kya ha sir muja army ma captain Ka shoq ha to kya ma ban skta ho

Gunesh Kumar
Gunesh Kumar

FSC, BSC,,Pak army ka scale 8 se shro Kya Jay

Syed Atta
Syed Atta

Helo sir, I am Syed Atta..sir main EME pak army join karna Chahta hun after DAE Machanical..jis ka sath army Bsc EME engineering karati hai..
Sir kindly mujhay is k procedure k bary main Guide kar dain..

Ahmed murad
Ahmed murad

I am ahmed student of fsc-1 and i want to be a commando..what should i study after intermediate exams???plz tell me it would help me alot ..
Thankz .


Mam……!Inter k bad kis post k liye apply kr skty hai?



Muhammad Adil
Muhammad Adil

Hello Mam
mara name adil ha mara ap sy aik sawal mara chota bahi FSC part 1 ma ha aur us ka shok army ma janay ka ha as a Captain to us ka laya qualification kiya honi chahya aur other requirements ..