Lance naik

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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.[1] In cavalry units the equivalent is acting lance daffadar. Like British lance corporals, each wears a single rank chevron.

Lance naik, 66th Bengal Native Infantry (Volunteers), 1842 by Alex Hunter
Insignia of an Indian Army lance naik


  1. ^ "Pakistan Army: Badges of Rank". Pakistan Army Web Portal. Archived from the original on 29 April 2011.