Here is a table showing the equivalent ranks of commissioned officers in the three defence services in India:

Air ForceArmyNavy
Air Marshall (AOC-in-C / VCAS)Lieutenant General (Army Commodore / VCOAS)Vice Admiral / FOC-in-C / VCNS)
Air MarshallLieutenant GeneralVice Admiral
AVMMajor GeneralRear Admiral
Air CommodoreBrigadierCaptain
Group CaptainColonelCaptain
Wing Commander (S)Lieutenant Colonel (S)Commander (S)
Wing Commander (TS)Lieutenant Colonel (TS)Commander (TS)
Squadron LeaderMajorLieutenant Commander
Flight LieutenantCaptainLieutenant
Flying OfficerLieutenantSub Lieutenant

Equivalent Ranks of Personnel Below Officer Rank in Army, Navy and Air Force

Air ForceArmyNavy
NCs (E), Tindal, Head TindalNCs (E)
MWOSubedar MajorMaster Chief Petty Officer Artificer I and II
WOSubedarChief Artificer / Chief Mech I and II
JWONaig SubedarCPO / Mech III / Artificer III / Artificer II / Mech II / Artificer I / Mech I
SergeantHavaldarPetty Officer / Mech IV / Artificer IV
CorporalNaikLeading Seaman and equivalent
AC / LACSepoySeaman I and equivalent

Equivalent Honorary Ranks

Air ForceArmyNavy
MCPO I / Honorary LieutenantSubedar Major / Honorary CaptainMWO / Honorary Flight Lieutenant
MCPO II / Honorary LieutenantSubedar / Honorary CaptainWO / Honorary Flight Lieutenant
MCPO I / Sub LieutenantSubedar Major / Honorary LieutenantMWO / Honorary Flight Officer
MCPO II / Sub LieutenantSubedar / Honorary LieutenantWO / Honorary Flight Officer
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