Major is a commissioned officer rank in Pakistan Army. Major is a field officer rank in Pakistan Army. Major has a bps scale of 18.
How to become a Major in Pakistan Army
You can become a major directly or by long course in Pakistan Army or via short service regular commission (SSRC) or direct short service commission (DSSC).
Long course to Major rank
For long course, an individual needs to apply for long course of Pakistan Army. Then he will get basic military training (BMT) for 2 years as an officer cadet and then pass out as a 2nd lieutenant.
After that he will be promoted to the rank of lieutenant and then captain. A captain will get promoted to the rank of major after the required years of service, after passing captain to major promotion exam.
SSRC / DSSC to Pakistan Army Major rank
People can join army via SSRC or DSSC too. Some services like medical corps doctors, can join army directly as a captain via SSRC. Then they can be promoted to the rank of major after required years of service and also passing the captain to major promotion exam.
Join Pakistan Army directly as a Major
It is also possible to join Pak Army directly as a major. Currently for example, specialist doctors can join Pakistan Army directly as a major in medical corps.