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 Military Awards
The military awards consist of Operational Awards, Non-Operational Awards, the Tamgha-i-Difa and the Imtiazi Sanad. In addition, campaign and commemorative medals for special occasions are instituted as and when necessary, Awards issued prior to 15 August 1947, will be governed by the rules applicable to them.
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 Opertional Awards
These comprise:
  • Nishan-i-Haider.
  • Hilal-i-Jur’at.
  • Sitara-i-Jur’at.
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 Conferment of Operation Awards
These awards are conferrable on living persons and also posthumously on those killed whilst performing gallant act or who die subsequent to performing such acts for which had they lived, they would have been eligible for the award. In such cases the awards are given to the recipient’s nearest relative.
 
The qualifications and conditions for each award are given in the subsequent rules.
 

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 Nishan-i-Haider
Eligibility
Only those members of the Armed Forces, the Frontier Corps and the Frontier Constabulary when serving under the Federal Government, who have performed acts of greatest heroism or of the most conspicuous courage in circumstances of extreme danger, and have shown bravery of the highest order, or devotion to the country in the presence of the enemy on land, at sea or in the air, shall be eligible for this award. This award is conferrable on all ranks.
 
Privileges
The recipient of this Award has the privilege of adding letters ‘NH’ after his name.
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 Hilal-i-Jur’at
Eligibility
This award is conferrable on officers only, for acts of valour, courage or devotion to duty, performed on land, at sea or in the air in the face of the enemy.
 
Privileges
The recipient has the privilege to add the letters “HJ” after his name.
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 Sitara-i-Jur’at
Eligibility
 Officers, Junior Commissioned Officers of the Army, the Frontier Corps and the Frontier Constabulary when serving under the Federal Government, Chief Petty Officers of the Navy and Flight Sergeants of the Air Force are eligible for this award, for gallantry and distinguished services performed in combat.
 
Privileges
The recipient is entitled to add the letters ‘SJ’ after his name.
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 Tamgha-i-Jur’at
Eligibility
Only non-commissioned officers and soldiers of the three Services, the Frontier Corps, Frontier Constabulary and Pakistan Rangers when serving under the Federal Government, are eligible for this award, for gallantry and distinguished services performed in combat.

Privileges
The recipient has the privilege of adding the letters ‘TJ’ after his name.
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 Imtiazi Sanad
Conferment
All members of the Armed Forces and civil armed forces who are mentioned in the dispatches of the Chief of the Army Staff for gallantry not qualifying for a gallantry award, or for distinguished services, shall become eligible for ‘Imtiazi Sanad’.

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 Non-opertional Awards
These comprise:-
  • Sitara-i-Basalat.
  • Tamgha-i-Basalat.
  • Tamgha-i-Khidmat Class I.
  • Tamgha-i-Khidmat Class II
  • Tamgha-i-Khidmat Class III.

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 Conferment
All non-operational awards referred to in Rule 634, except Sitara-i-Basalat and Tamgha-i-Basalat, are not conferrable posthumously. The conditions for each award are given in the subsequent rules.

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 Bars
In case of non-operational awards a Bar is awardable only to “Sitara-i-Basalat and Tamgha-i-Basalat. Sitara-i-Basalat and Tamgha-i-Basalat are conferrable to members of the three Armed Services, the Frontier Corps, the Frontier Constabulary and the Pakistan Rangers when serving under the Federal government for acts of valour, courage and devotion to duty, though not on active operations against the enemy.


Privileges of Sitara-i-Basalat and Tamgha-i-Basalat
The recipient of Sitara-i-Basalat and Tamgha-i-Basalat has the privilege of adding the letters ‘S Bt’ “T Bt” as the case may be after his name.

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 Tamgha-i-Khidmat
It is awardable by Classes as given below, to Junior Commissioned Officers of the Army, the Frontier Corps and Frontier Constabulary when serving under the Federal Government, Chief Petty Officers of the Navy and the Flight Sergeants of the air Force as well as to Non-Commissioned Officers, Soldiers and Non-Combatants (Enrolled) of the Army or equivalent ranks of the navy and Air Force and the Frontier Corps and the Frontier Constabulary, who have rendered long meritorious or distinguished service of a non-operational nature:
 
Class I
The aforementioned categories of personnel above, non commissioned rank, holders of the Class II of this Award or the OBI 2nd Class serving on the active list, who are recommended for promotion to Class I.
 
Class II
To the personnel mentioned in above, who are not already holders of OBI 2nd class.
 
Class III
To Non-Commissioned Officers, Soldiers and Non-Combatants (Enrolled). Those Junior Commissioned Officers/Soldierss, who qualify for any medal/decoration, while in service, but proceed on retirement before its actual institution and should have fallen within the selection zone for the grant of TK(Mil) if given the benefit of marks for such medal/ decoration, while in service, may be awarded TK (Mil) from the vacancies available on the notification date occurring immediately after the institution of such medal/ decoration.

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