Promotions of ANOs

Ranks and Scales of Substantive Promotions of ANOs

1.    Senior Division Officers

 (i) Army Wing :-
On being first commissioned         -          Lieutenant.
After 8 years commissioned service    -    Captain.
After 15 years commissioned service    -  Major.
 (ii) Naval Wing :-
On being first commissioned         -           Sub Lieutenant.
After 8 years commissioned service    -     Lieutenant.
After 15 years commissioned service    -   Lieutenant Commander.
 (iii) Air Wing:-
On being first commissioned               -    Pilot Officer.
After 3 years commissioned service    -    Flying Officer.
After 8 years commissioned service    -    Flight Lieutenant.
After 15 years commissioned service  -    Squadron Leader.
 2.    Junior Division Officers-
On being first commissioned               -    Third Officer.
After 3 years commissioned service    -    Second Officer.
After 8 years commissioned service    -    First Officer.
After 15 years commissioned service  -    Chief Officer.
 3.    Promotions to the higher rank shall be made provided :-
 (i)     The officer is considered fit to hold that rank.
(ii)     A vacancy in the higher rank exists in the unit or part thereof  to which the officer has been appointed.
(iii)     All promotions shall be made by the Ministry of Defence, Government of India, on the recommendation of State Government.
 4.     Officers appointed to the following units of the Corps shall be granted the ranks and seniority for further promotion, as noted against each :-
 Rank on first Seniority for                Commission         Promotion

(i) Officers of the Medical Units        Lieutenant             3 Years
 Of the Army Wing NCC

(ii) Officers of the Medical Units        Sub Lieutenant     3Years
Of the Naval Wing NCC

(iii) Officers of Electrical and              Lieutenant           2Years
Mechanical Engineer, Engineer,
Signal Units, NCC, Possessing
Technical qualifications prescribed
By the Director General, NCC

(iv) Officers of the Technical Air         Pilot Officer            2Years
Squadrons NCC possessing technical
Qualifications for which ante-date is
Admissible in the Air Force.