Ranks And Insignia Of Indian Army, Navy & Air Force [Updated]

Ranks and Insignia are the important identification of a soldier serving in the armed forces, also it is equally important for us to identify the ranks and insignia of a soldier correctly whenever we see them. So would be officers! Ready to know about your rank when you get inducted and promotions? I hope you are ready as well as excited. So let us take an overview of different types of ranks in the Indian Defense. Below you can find the equivalent ranks of Indian army, navy and air force.

 

Indian Army
Indian Navy
Indian Air Force
Field Marshal
Admiral of the Fleet
Marshal of the Air Force
General
Admiral
Air Chief Marshal
Lieutenant General
Vice Admiral
Air Marshal
Major General
Rear Admiral
Air Vice Marshal
Brigadier
Commodore
Air Commodore
Colonel
Captain
Group Captain
Lieutenant Colonel
Commander
Wing Commander
Major
Lieutenant Commander
Squadron Leader
Captain
Lieutenant
Flight Lieutenant
Lieutenant
Sub-Lieutenant
Flying Officer

Officer Ranks

INDIAN ARMY INDIAN NAVY INDIAN AIR FORCE
General Admiral Air Chief Marshal
Lieutenant General Vice Admiral Air Marshal
Major General Rear Admiral Air Vice Marshal
Brigadier Commodore Air Commodore
Colonel Captain Group Captain
Lieutenant Colonel Commander Wing Commander
Major Lieutenant Commander Squadron Leader
Captain Lieutenant Flight Lieutenant
Lieutenant Sub-Lieutenant Flying Officer

Personnel Below Officer Ranks

INDIAN ARMY INDIAN NAVY INDIAN AIR FORCE
Subedar Major Master Chief Petty Officer (First Class) Master Warrant Officer
Subedar Master Chief Petty Officer (Second Class) Warrant Officer
Naib Subedar Chief Petty Officer Junior Warrant Officer
Havaldar Petty Officer Sergeant
Naik Able Seaman Corporal
Lance Naik Leading Seaman Leading Aircraftsman
Sepoy Seaman Aircraftsman
  • Field Marshal Kondandera Madappa Cariappa (1899–1993)
  • Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw (1914–2008)
  • Marshal of the Indian Air Force Arjan Singh

Indian Army Rank Insignia

Indian Navy Rank Insignia

Indian Air Force Rank Insignia

Hope this information will help you to remember ranks of Indian Armed Forces officers. You may face question-based on ranks in your ssb interview.

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