Scheme for Advancement of a Ranger :
(i) A girl of fifteen years of age can be admitted as Ranger Aspirant.
(ii) A Ranger Aspirant can be invested as a Ranger on completing Fifteen years three months of age.
(iii) A Ranger Aspirant will work at least for three months to complete Pravesh Test before Investiture.
(iv) A Pravesh Ranger will work at least for six months to qualify for Nipun Badge.
(v) A Nipun Ranger will work at least for nine months to qualify for Rajya Puraskar Ranger Badge.
(vi) A Rajya Puraskar Ranger will work at least for one year to qualify for Rashtrapati Ranger Award.
18. Efficiency Cords :
Ranger Efficiency Cords are made of chiffon threads specially designed will be supplied by National Headquarters. It will be worn under the right shoulder epaulettes extending the cord to the right pocket.
1. After Nipun Badge, a Ranger may earn more proficiency badges.
2. If a Nipun Ranger earns seven proficiency badges in all shall be awarded Yellow Cord by the District Chief Commissioner.
3. If a Rajya Puraskar Ranger earns twelve proficiency badges in all shall be awarded Purple Cord by the District Chief Commissioner
4. If a Rashtrapati Ranger earns five Proficiency Badges not earned before shall be awarded Tricolour (Blue+Green+Red) cord by the District Chief Commissioner.