Army rank structure

A Soldier can be promoted to this rank after serving a minimum of two years and attending a training class.

Retirement — At the age of 58 Rank — Brigadier Insignia — National emblem over three five-pointed stars in a triangular formation Brigadiers are promoted by selection after 25 years of commissioned service Retirement — At the age of 56 Rank — Colonel Insignia — National emblem over two five-pointed stars Colonels may be promoted by selection after 15 years of commissioned service or may be promoted time-scale after 26 years of commissioned service.

Corporals serve as team leader of the smallest Army units. Often, a staff sergeant will have one or more sergeants under his or her leadership. This is a senior role combining man and resource management of around soldiers, or even command of a troop or platoon.

General of the army

A command sergeant major is assignable to battalion level or higher. At the base-level rank, warrant officers primarily support operations from team or detachment through battalion. Corporals are given command of more soldiers and equipment such as tanks and guns. It is normally held for up to 2 years, during which time they complete special to arms training relevant to their Corps. Typically a two-year appointment. On completion of the course the officers will be granted one year ante-date for seniority, promotion, and increments. In this rank additional trade and instructor qualifications can be gained. After 12 months of training candidates are granted permanent commission. He instructs other sergeants, advises the commander and helps train all enlisted Soldiers. WO1s are the senior advisors of their unit's Commanding Officer, with leadership, discipline and welfare responsibilities of up to officers and soldiers and equipment View next. Typically a Major will be given command of a sub-unit of up to officers and soldiers with responsibility for their training, welfare and administration both in camp and on operations, as well as the management of their equipment. He is the disciplinarian and counselor. Retirement — At the age of 58 Rank — Brigadier Insignia — National emblem over three five-pointed stars in a triangular formation Brigadiers are promoted by selection after 25 years of commissioned service Retirement — At the age of 56 Rank — Colonel Insignia — National emblem over two five-pointed stars Colonels may be promoted by selection after 15 years of commissioned service or may be promoted time-scale after 26 years of commissioned service. They normally command a platoon or troop of around 30 soldiers, but with experience comes increased responsibilities. Lieutenant Colonel Lieutenant Colonels typically command units of up to soldiers, containing four or five sub-units.

They lead platoon-size units consisting of a platoon sergeant and two or more squads 16 to 44 Soldiers. Lieutenant Colonel Lieutenant Colonels typically command units of up to soldiers, containing four or five sub-units.

army enlisted ranks

They primarily support operations from team or detachment through brigade. They are key enlisted members of staff elements at battalion level or higher. Soldiers serving at this rank make up the backbone of the Army.

He instructs other sergeants, advises the commander and helps train all enlisted Soldiers. Shortlisted candidates will then be detailed for training at IMA, Dehradun, for a period of one year.

Soldiers at this rank may lead more specialized weapons platoons and indirect fire computation centers.

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Each year over a lakh candidates apply for GD General Duty and thousands for entry into commissioned ranks. In this rank additional trade and instructor qualifications can be gained.

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