What is a Lance Naik?

Introduction Lance naik (L/Nk) is the equivalent rank to lance corporal in the Indian, Pakistan and Bangladesh Armies and before 1947, in the British Indian Army, ranking below naik. Background In cavalry units the equivalent is acting lance daffadar. Like British lance corporals, each wears a single rank chevron. This page is based on the… Read More


The Number of Royal Engineers Promoted to Corporal & Sergeant, 2014 & 2015

Table 1 outlines the percentage of Royal Engineer Lance Corporals (LCpl) promoted to Corporal (Cpl) and Corporals promoted to Sergeant (Sgt) during the 2014 and 2015 promotion selection boards, for their 1st to 6th ‘looks’. Table 1: Number selected for promotion to Corporal or Sergeant Promotion Board 1st 2nd 3erd 4th 5th 6th Total Selected… Read More