Army Rank List and Insignia of Indian Army

Indian Army Rank List and insignia, Army ranks are classified into three categories Commissioned Officer, Junior Commissioned Officers and Other Ranks, Download pdf of all rank and posts of Indian Army, Also check worlds strongest Army list 2022

Army Rank List : The Indian Army is the ground based force of the Indian Defense Services. The Indian army ranks are matter of pride and honour to the Indian Army personnel. All the candidates who are aspiring to join the Indian Army must have a clear knowledge of their career growth which is in the terms of Indian Army Rank. Indian Army provides ample opportunities for growth at both personal and professional level.

The Indian Army has introduced various ranks and cadres for administrative efficiency. The Indian Army rank list is given on the basis of the candidate's qualification, performance and experience in a particular field. All the posts in the commissioned officer come under the Group A service officers and Group B post in junior commissioned officers. Complete list of Indian Army Rank is given below.

Indian Army Rank List

The Indian Army Ranks can be broadly classified into 3 categories Commissioned Officer, Junior Commissioned Officers and Other Ranks. These ranks are generally correspond with those of western militaries and in particular reflect those of the British and Commonwealth armies. Traditional names as well as western names are used for Indian Army ranks.

Indian Army Ranks & Insignia for Commissioned Officers

Indian Army rank list of commissioned officers with details of Insignia and Collar Patch is given below.

Indian Army Rank – Commissioned OfficersInsignia DescriptionCollar Patch
Field MarshalNational emblem over a crossed sword and baton in a lotus blossom wreath.Crimson patches with Five golden stars
GeneralNational emblem over a five-pointed star, all over a crossed baton and sabre.Crimson patches with Four golden stars
Lieutenant GeneralNational emblem over crossed baton and sabre.Crimson patches with Three golden stars
Major GeneralFive-pointed star over crossed baton and sabre.Crimson patches with Two golden stars
BrigadierNational emblem over three five-pointed stars in a triangular formation.Crimson patches with One golden star
ColonelNational emblem over two five-pointed starsCrimson patches with golden braids
Lieutenant ColonelNational emblem over five-pointed star.
MajorNational emblem
CaptainThree five-pointed stars.
LieutenantTwo five-pointed stars.
Indian Army Rank List of commissioned officers
Indian Army Insignia for Commissioned Officers
Indian Army Insignia for Commissioned Officers

List of Indian Army Rank and Insignia for Junior Commissioned Officers

The junior commissioned officers of the Indian Army are equivalent to Group B Gazetted Officers. The list of ranks of Junior Commissioned Officers are given below.

Rank of Junior Commissioned Officers Insignia Description
Subedar Major Gold national emblem with stripe
Subedar 2 Gold stars in one line with strip
Naik Subedar 1 Gold star with Strip
Indian Army Rank List for Junior Commissioned Officers
Indian Army Rank List  and Insignia for Junior Commissioned Officers
Indian Army Rank and Insignia for Junior Commissioned Officers

Indian Army Ranks List Non Commissioned Group

The Non Commissioned ranks of Indian Army are authorized to wear Chevrons as per the regiment and corps pattern. The list of other ranks are given below.

Indian Army RankInsignia Description
Company Quarter Master Havildar (CQMH)3 Stripes and an Ashoka
Havildar3 Stripes
Naik2 Stripes
Lance Naik 1 Stripe
Indian Army Rank List 2022 of Non Commissioned Group
Indian Army Other Ranks List and Insignia
Indian Army Rank List and Insignia

Indian Army Rank List PDF

Download all ranks abbreviations from below link

https://www.cem.va.gov/docs/abbreviations/Ranks_All_Other.pdf

For more details visit Indian Army Government of India official website https://www.indianarmy.nic.in

World's Strongest Army Rank List 2022

India ranked 4th in World's Strongest Army ranking by Global Firepower index 2022. List of top 10 Army in the World is given below.

RankCountry NameArmy Budget in $ billionArmy Personnel and other details
1United states 721.5Army 14,00,000
Tanks 8,848
Aircraft 13,892
Submarines 72
2Russia 65.5Army 10,00,000
Tanks 15,398
Aircraft 3,429
Submarines 55
3China178Army 2,333,000
Tanks 9,150
Aircraft 2,860
Submarines 67
4India 76.6Army 1,325,000
Tanks 6,464
Aircraft 1,805
Submarines 15
5Japan 41.6Army 2,47,173
Tanks 678
Aircraft 1,613
Submarines 16
6 South Korea62.3Army 6,24,465
Tanks 2,381
Aircraft 1,412
Submarines 13
7France47.3Army 202,761
Tanks 423
Aircraft 1,264
Submarines 10
8United Kingdom 42.5Army 1,46,980
Tanks 407
Aircraft 936
Submarines 10
9Pakistan11.3Army 6,17,000
Tanks 2,924
Aircraft 914
Submarines 8
10Brazil21.8Army 2,35,000
Tanks 469
Aircraft 524
World's Strongest Army Rank List 2022

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