Second Lieutenants are placed in the combat units, with specialized platoons who have more power and experience. Their main work is to lead infantry soldiers into combat units, and work with the experienced platoon and two efficient squad leaders.
Here we provide some information about 2nd lieutenant salary and other facilities for Lieutenant in the Pak Army.
Salary of Lieutenant in Pak Army
He may get 50% discount on his ticket if he travels through PIA or Pakistan railways
- uniform: khaki
- Pay Scale : 17th Grade
- Promotion: Second Lieutenants to Captain
- Rank insignia : Single metal pip on shoulder
Second lieutenant’s salaries are little bit less than other officers in the army but the fringe benefits and some allowances cover it all up. The pay scale of 2nd Lieutenant is BPS 17grade in the Pakistan Army.
Their basic salary is around 41,000 with 4,080 special allowances, and 4,080 Adhoc allowances. The Pak Army deducts various funds and bills from 2nd Lieutenant Salary such as sports funds, martyrs funds, mess bill, and laundry bills. So, after deduction their total/net salary becomes 48,000.
Their salary rises after two years at this rank.
A 2nd lieutenant in pak army gets around 24000 salary during training and around 48000 after the training. Salary of the Pak Army Officer is less as compare to other officer. A Second Lieutenant is a BPS 17 Grade Officer while an ASP in the Police who is also a 17th Grade Officer gets payed around 65000 PKR –70,000 PKR as compared to a Second Lieutenant who is payed around 48,000 PKR.
Lieutenant’s Job Facilities, and Privileges:
A second Lieutenant is the lowest ranking commissioned officer in the armed force. It ranks under a general and above a major general position. It’s an entry level lowest commissioned officer rank in the Pak Army. Pakistan Army provides free membership of golf clubs to 2nd Lieutenant. He may receive 50% discount on PIA tickets and Pakistan railways for traveling. Their mess is also free until them at cadet position but pay when get a job as 2nd Lieutenant. Lieutenant does not acquire house so, he lives in army hostels. They can’t marry until they become a captain. A second lieutenant salutes to every officer who is in the military and relates to allies of their nation. They also salute at protocol demand, which shows a sign of respect.
2nd lieutenant eligibility criteria
A selection criterion of second lieutenant is based on minimum intermediate qualification with 17 till 22 years of age. With this qualification and age, candidates can apply for second lieutenant rank. However, Pak Army provides 3 months relaxation in age, could be lower or upper.
Second Lieutenant’s Promotion time Period:
An officer becomes a second lieutenant after 2 years of training, at that time his age is 19 years. It requires 3 years of service as a second lieutenant, and then becomes a captain. He will be 22 years when promoted to the captain’s rank. There are many youngsters who want to join Pak Army and know about that how much a Captains and Lieutenants do earn in the army. They also want to know about their salaries and facilities, which Pak Army provides them. That’s why here we provide some information about Captain and Lieutenant Rank.
Eligibility Criteria for joining Pakistan Army
- All the applicants having intermediate or equivalent qualification with the age of 17-22 years.
- For Bachelor 17-23 year
- For 4 year degree program is 17-24 years.
The first stage 2nd lieutenant army salary in the Pakistan is 41,000 PKR. This is the basic salary packages. 2nd lieutenant gets a 4,080 PKR special allowances, and his 4,080 Adhoc allowances.