Army Rank List and Insignia of India With Images – Complete List 2022

Army Rank List and Insignia of India With Images – Complete List 2022 – The Indian Defence Services are one of the best organisations in the world to deal with natural and man-made disasters. The Indian Armed Forces comprise of the Army, Air Force and Navy. Below are the equivalent ranks of Commissioned Officers in the Indian Army, Indian Air Force and Indian Navy.

The Indian Army is a ground based force of the Indian Defence Services. The ranks of the Indian Army are a matter of pride and honour for the soldiers of the Indian Army. All candidates aspiring to join the Indian Army should have a clear knowledge of the development of their career which is in terms of Indian Army rank. The Indian Army provides ample opportunities for development at both the individual and professional levels.

The Indian Army rank can be broadly classified into 3 categories commissioned officer, junior commissioned officer and other ranks. These ranks generally coincide with the Western armies and specifically reflect the British and Commonwealth armies. Western names are also used along with traditional names for the ranks. Army Rank List and Insignia of India With Images – Complete List 2022

Army Rank List
Army Rank List

Army Rank List and Insignia of India With Images – Complete List

Indian Army Ranks – Commissioned Officers Insignia Description Collar Patch
Field Marshal National emblem over a crossed sword and baton in a lotus blossom wreath. Crimson patches with Five golden stars
General National emblem over a five-pointed star, all over a crossed baton and sabre. Crimson patches with Four golden stars
Lieutenant General National emblem over crossed baton and sabre. Crimson patches with Three golden stars
Major General Five-pointed star over crossed baton and sabre. Crimson patches with Two golden stars
Brigadier National emblem over three five-pointed stars in a triangular formation. Crimson patches with One golden star
Colonel National emblem over two five-pointed stars Crimson patches with golden braids
Lieutenant Colonel National emblem over five-pointed star.
Major National emblem
Captain Three five-pointed stars.
Lieutenant Two five-pointed stars.

 Junior Commissioned Officers Ranks :

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

The Non Commissioned ranks of Indian Army are authorised to wear Chevrons as per the Regiment / Corps pattern. The list of other ranks are given below.

Rank Insignia Description
CQMH 3 Stripes and an Ashoka
Havildar 3 Stripes
Naik 2 Stripes
Lance Naik 1 Stripe
Army Rank List PDF – Download all ranks abbreviations from below link

For more details visit Indian Army Government of India official website

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