The purpose of the Lieutenant-Captain Practical promotion Examination (LCPPE) is to assess the professional efficiency of officers of the rank of lieutenant in the command and tactical handling of a platoon up to company level. The objectives of the examination are as follows:
Improve the knowledge of the young officers on the military profession.
Assist the NA in their career planning
Stimulate spirit of healthy competition with officers' peers
Assess knowledge on land and tactical employment of a mechanized platoon up to combat team level