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India vs. Nepal

Military

IndiaNepal
Military branchesArmy, Navy (includes naval air arm), Air Force, Coast Guard (2011)
Nepal Army (2012)
Military service age and obligation16-18 years of age for voluntary military service (Army 17 1/2, Air Force 17, Navy 16 1/2); no conscription; women may join as officers, currently serve in combat roles as pilots, and will soon be allowed in all combat roles (2016)
18 years of age for voluntary military service; no conscription (2014)
Military expenditures - percent of GDP2.42% of GDP (2015)
2.49% of GDP (2014)
2.46% of GDP (2013)
2.54% of GDP (2012)
2.65% of GDP (2011)
1.59% of GDP (2016)
1.51% of GDP (2015)
1.59% of GDP (2014)
1.54% of GDP (2013)
1.43% of GDP (2012)

Source: CIA Factbook