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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.

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.

List of Military Awards

  • Nishan-e-haider
  • Hilal-i-Jurat, Sitara-i-Imtiaz
  • Tamgha-e-Basalat
  • Tamgha-e-Imtiaz
  • Hilal-e-Imtiaz
  • Tamgha-i-Khidmat
  • Tamgha-i-Khidmat
  • Tamgha-i-Jurat
  • Nishan-e-Imtiaz
  • Sitara-e-Jurat