There are 17 ranks in the Malaysian Army starting from Private to General, and this is divided into two main categories that are Officers and Other Ranks (OR).
Officers. Officers rank structure starts from Second Lieutenant to General, and this is divided into three main groups:
- Senior Officers. Starts from Lieutenant Colonel to General:
- Field Officers. Comprises officers with the rank of Major:
- Young Officers. Starts from Second Lieutenant to Captain:
Other Ranks. This group starts from Private to Warrant Officer Class I and is divided into three categories:
- Senior Non Commission Officers (NCO). Starts from Sergeant until Warrant Officer Class I:
- Junior Non Commission Officers (NCO). Starts from Lance Corporal to Corporal:
- Private. Does not possess a rank.