Indian Armed Forces officers Ranks and Salary in detail.

It is important to get a sense of all the ranks and cadres in the Indian Armed Forces. Aspirants often get confused as to which rank is higher or what comes after that rank. This article has neatly labelled all the Indian Armed Forces officers ranks. Focused reading will ensure the maximum understanding between the three trios of the Indian Defence and will majorly help the candidates to get insight knowledge of the careers they want to get in.

Army, Navy, and Air Force are the three major defence services in India. The commissioned officers and personnel below officers working in these armed forces enjoy ranks that are equal to one another. There are some honorary equivalent ranks as well.

Indian Armed Forces officers Ranks:-

Here is a table showing the equivalent ranks of commissioned officers in the three Defence services in India:

Air ForceArmyNavy
Air Marshall (AOC-in-C / VCAS)Lieutenant General (Army Commodore / VCOAS)Vice Admiral / FOC-in-C / VCNS)
Air MarshallLieutenant GeneralVice Admiral
AVMMajor GeneralRear Admiral
Air CommodoreBrigadierCaptain
Group CaptainColonelCaptain
Wing Commander (S)Lieutenant Colonel (S)Commander (S)
Wing Commander (TS)Lieutenant Colonel (TS)Commander (TS)
Squadron LeaderMajorLieutenant Commander
Flight LieutenantCaptainLieutenant
Flying OfficerLieutenantSub Lieutenant

Equivalent Ranks of Personnel Below Officer Rank:-

Air ForceArmyNavy
NCs (E), Tindal, Head TindalNCs (E)
MWOSubedar MajorMaster Chief Petty Officer Artificer I and II
WOSubedarChief Artificer / Chief Mech I and II
JWONaigSubedarCPO / Mech III / Artificer III / Artificer II / Mech II / Artificer I / Mech I
SergeantHavaldarPetty Officer / Mech IV / Artificer IV
CorporalNaikLeading Seaman and equivalent
AC / LACSepoySeaman I and equivalent

Equivalent Honorary Indian Ranks

Air ForceArmyNavy
MCPO I / Honorary LieutenantSubedar Major / Honorary CaptainMWO / Honorary Flight Lieutenant
MCPO II / Honorary LieutenantSubedar / Honorary CaptainWO / Honorary Flight Lieutenant
MCPO I / Sub LieutenantSubedar Major / Honorary LieutenantMWO / Honorary Flight Officer
MCPO II / Sub LieutenantSubedar / Honorary LieutenantWO / Honorary Flight Officer

Rank Wise Salary in Army:

The Officers in the Indian Army and Soldier’s get paid so well in the service. here is the complete salary Structure of the Indian Army Officer. I have given the complete details of the salary below:

Ranks   Salary
Lieutenant Colonel1,12,000
Major General
Lieutenant General

Indian Navy officers Rank wise salary:

Name of Ranks:Salary Per Month
Sub Lieutenant56100-177500/-
Lieutenant Commander69400-207200/-
Rear Admiral144200-218200/-
Vice Admiral182200-224100/-
Vice Admiral & Equivalent205400-224400/-
Rear Admiral144200-218200/-

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