Indian Navy Recruitment 2017

by Ankita Sabharwal

Indian Navy Recruitment is an ongoing process which is open throughout the year for more than 1000 job vacancies in Indian Navy (Bharatiya Nausena), which is one of the three divisions of the Indian Armed Forces (Bharatiya Shashtra Sena).  The aspirants can join Indian Navy as a Permanent Service Commission (PC) or Short service Commission (SSC).

Indian Armed Forces have three divisions of professional uniformed services with 1.4 million personnel working actively under the administration of Ministry of Defence, Government of India.

  • Indian Navy
  • Indian Army
  • Indian Air Force

 

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Indian Navy Recruitment is subdivided into two openings which have Permanent / Short / No Commissions. All the Indian Navy vacancies are based on three general standards that include Educational qualification / Written test Scores, Physical fitness and Medical test of the applicants followed by the professional cum physical training process in training centers throughout the country.

  • Officer Entry
  • Sailor Entry

The difference between Permanent Service Commission(PC) and Short Service Commission (SSC)?


Permanent Service Commission
 is the one in which candidates have to work in an Indian Navy until the time of their retirement. It is granted comparatively to fewer number opportunities in Indian Navy for example B.tech entries, Logistics officer, General Services Officer etc, which relates to the time period of the retirement of the candidate. Permanent Commission is also granted to the NDA candidates. 

Short Service Commission is granted for a maximum number of opportunities in the Indian Navy and has a duty span of 10,12 years which is extendable to 14 years in the case of women and in the case of Pilot it is 14 years and can not be extended any further under any circumstances. The permanent commission can only be granted to the candidates on their merit and availability of  vacancies.

  • Selection for Permanent Commission through NDA and Naval Academy cadet entry and CDSE (Graduate) entry is through the written examination conducted by the UPSC, followed by an interview by the Service Selection Board (SSB).
  • For all other Direct Permanent Commission entries and Short Service Commission entries, there is no written examination. These applications are short listed as per the criteria laid down by the Naval Headquarters, Directorate of Manpower Planning & Recruitment. Selection is through merit alone.

Indian Navy Officer Entry


Whether applying for the Officer entry or Sailor entry candidate must be physically and mentally fit as per the Indian Navy Standards of measurements. If you wanna be part of Indian Navy as Officer then you must have the ability to withstand physical & mental stress, leadership qualities, determination, fighting spirit, clarity of thought, expression and resolve.

  • Advertisements for the Officer entries are circulated in the local newspapers and employment news for a period of minimum 2 weeks from the date of registration.
  • Officer entries are open to women also and are mostly Permanent and Short Commission whereas sailor’s entry have non-commission entries apart from Permanent and short commissioned.

Eligibility for Officer Entry in Indian Navy: Minimum educational qualification required to apply for Indian Navy Officer entry is class 10+2 with (PCM) and the minimum age of 16 years for NDA Entries and maximum age of 45 years for the doctor in armed medical corps.

Indian Navy offer Officers entries in Executive, Engineering, Electrical, Education and Medical with diverse job options and opportunities in each of the category are discussed below.

Officer category

Positions

Executive

  • Hydrographic Officer
  • General Service Officer
  • Naval Armament  Inspection Officer
  • Provost Officer
  • Pilot Officer
  • Observer Officer
  • Submarine Officer
  • Diving Officer
  • Submarine Officer
  • Law Officer
  • Logistics Officer
  • Information Technology

Engineering

  • Engineering general Service Officer
  • Submarine Engineer Officer
  • Naval Construction Officer

Electrical

  • General service
  • Submarine Electrical Officer

Education

  • Education officer

Medical

  • Army Medical Corps
  • Army Dental Corps

 

Indian Navy Officers Accommodation and perks

  • Free medical facilities for self and family
  • Canteen facilities
  • Free ration mess / club / sports facilities
  • Group insurance furnished govt. Accommodation at best location
  • Pension with all benefits
  • 60 days of paid annual leave 20 days of paid casual leave
  • Leave encashment - up to 300 days

Future growth prospects for officers in the Navy: The talented and hardworking Officers of Navy can upgrade themselves to the very top hierarchy, even to the Admiral Rank.

Indian Navy Sailor Entry


Only unmarried male candidates can apply for the Indian Army Sailor entries that include the 6 recruitment positions listed below in six branches of sailor recruitments i.e. Executive, Educational, Electrical, Engineering, Aviation, Submarine and Medical branches of Indian Navy.

  • Senior Secondary Recruit (SSR)
  • Matric Recruit (MR)
  • Non-Matric Recruit (NMR)
  • Artificer Apprentices (AA)
  • Musician (MUS)

All the job opportunities of the Indian Navy Sailor are advertised through the Employment News and all leading National/Regional Newspapers in December/January and June/July of every year. There are different medical, Educational and selection standards for the different entries, however, it is mandatory to be physically and mentally fit at the time of the Indian Navy recruitment.

Indian Navy Sailor Accommodation and Perks

  • During the entire period of training and thereafter, sailors are given books, reading the material, uniform, food, and accommodation etc. free of cost.
  • On completion of each phase of training, sailors get annual leave on free railway warrant.
  • Sailors are entitled to medical treatment and Leave Travel Concession for self and dependents, Group Housing benefits, and other privileges at Government expense.
  • Insurance cover of Rs. 25,00,000 is given by IHQ MOD (Navy) at a nominal premium of Rs.2500 per month.
  • Sailors also have the privilege to avail up to 60 days Annual Leave and 30 days Casual leave every year subject to service exigencies.
  • Other benefits include pension after completion of requisite service, gratuity, and Accumulated Leave encashment Post retirement.
  • Children education fee and house rent allowances are also admissible.

Future growth prospects for Sailor in the Navy:  The deserving candidates can upgrade themselves as Commissioned Officers and rise as per their competence.

Indian Navy Women Entry

Indian Navy recruits women on the short commission basis in officer entry only in the 6 branches of Navy i.e. ATC, Observer, Law, Logistics, Education and Naval Architecture; however, the government has allowed the permanent commission to the women based on their merit and vacancies in Education, Law and Naval Architecture branch only.

Indian navy women recruitment

 

Indian Navy Officer Entry

Recruitment/ Min. Height

Age in years

Minimum
Educational Qualification

Type of Commission

Notification Months

Indian Navy 10+2 (B Tech) Cadet Entry
157 Cm

17 -19.5

70% In PCM
50% in English of class 12

Permanent service

Jun/July
&
Dec/Jan

Indian Navy (10+2) NDA 157 Cm

16.5-25

Class 12 Passed/Appearing

Permanent Service

December

Indian Navy UES
(M) 162.5 Cm
(F) 152 Cm

19-24

BE/BTech with Min 60% Marks

Short Service

June

IN SSC Pilot
162.5 Cm

19-24

BE/BTech with 55% Marks

Short Service

Mar/Apr
&
Sep/Oct

IN SSC Observer
162.5 Cm

19-24

BE/BTech with 60% marks 

Short Service

Mar/Apr
&
Sep/Oct

IN Executive GS(X)
157 Cm

19.5-25

BE/BTech Any Discipline

Permanent/Short Service

Feb/Mar
&
Aug/Sep

IN SSC - Naval Architecture*
157 Cm

21-24

BE/BTech minimum 60% Marks in ME, Civil,Aeronautical, Metallurgy,
Naval Architecture

Short Service

Feb/Mar
&
Aug/Sep

IN SSC Executive GS(Hydro)*
157 Cm

19.5-25

BE/BTech Any Discipline

Short Service

Feb/Mar
&
Aug/Sep

IN SSC (Information Technology)*
157 Cm

19.5-25 

BE/BTech in any of the EE,ME,EC,IT,Production,Metalurgy,
Chemical, Aerospace engineering, Instrumentation

Short Service

Feb/Mar
&
Aug/Sep

IN SSC (Submarine-Engineering)*
157 Cm

19.5-25

BE/BTech with 50% marks in ME,EE,EC,CS,Control Engineering,
Telecommunication

Short Service

Feb/Mar
&
Aug/Sep

IN SSC Naval Armament Inspection Cadre
157 Cm

19.5-25

BE/BTech in any of the EE,ME,EC,IT,Production,Metalurgy,
Chemical, Aerospace engineering, Instrumentation

Short Service

Apr/May
&
Oct/Nov

Indian Navy Armament Inspection Cadre- PSC

157Cm

19.5-25

BE/BTech in any of the EE,ME,EC,IT,Production,Metalurgy,
Chemical, Aerospace engineering, Instrumentation

Permanent Commission

November

IN SSC Education
(M) 157 Cm
(F) 152 Cm

21-25

 Second Class Masters degree

Short Service

Apr/May
&
Oct/Nov

IN SSC ATC
157Cm

19.5-25

BE/B.Tech  in any discipline with PCM in 12th 

Short Service

Apr/May
&
Oct/Nov

IN PC Logistics
157 Cm

19.5-25 

 BE/Btech/MBA/BSc/BCom/MCA
/MSC/BA/PG Diploma in HM

Permanent Service

Apr/May
&
Oct/Nov

IN  Law
157 Cm

22-27

 Degree in Law

Short Service

As per vacancy

IN SSC - Sports
157 Cm

21-27

 PG Degree/BE/BTech/Diploma from NIS/MSc in Sports

Short Service

As per vacancy

NCC Special Entry
157.5

19-24

 Naval Senior Wing C Certificate

Permanent/Short

July

CDSE
157 Cm

19-24

 BE/B.Tech in any Discipline

Permanent/Short

July

*Indian Navy SSC recruitment for Executive and Technical branch

Indian Navy Sailor Entry

Recruitment

Age in years

Educational Qualification

Type of Commission

Notification Month

Indian Navy Artificer Apprentices (AA)

17-20

 Passed class 12 with PCM

 --

Jun/Jul
&
Dec/Jan

IN Senior Secondary Recruit (SSR)

 

17-21

  Passed class 12 with PCM

 --

May/Jun
&
Nov/Dec

IN Matric Recruit (MR) 

17-21

 Passed class 10

 --

Jun/Jul
&
Dec/Jan

IN Non-Matric Recruit (NMR) 

17-21

Passed Class 6th 

 --

Jun/Jul
&
Dec/Jan

IN Musicians

17-21

Any Bachelors Degree/ Ability to play competently at least one military band musical instrument

 --

Jun/Jul
&
Dec/Jan


For more information on Indian Navy recruitment 2017, you can email at careers@navy or write to us in the comment section below.

 

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