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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

Indian Navy Recruitment 2018 Details 

The Defense Ministry of India has recently rolled out an official notification for the recruitment of SSC (Short Service Commission) Officer vacancies in Executive Branch including General Service/ Hydro Cadre and in Technical Branch including General Service/ Naval Architecture & Naval Armament Inspectorate Cadre Scheme under Indian Navy Recruitment 2018. Those Candidates who are interested in the vacancy and duly meet the eligibility for the Indian Navy Recruitment 2018 can apply.

Events

Details

Short Service Commission Officer

LLB, B.Tech/B.E, B.Sc, B.Com, M.Sc, MCA, M.E/M.Tech, PG Diploma

 

Difference Between Permanent Commission (PC) and Short Service Commission (SSC)

As per the Indian Navy Recruitment, here is the difference between PSC and 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 shortlisted for Indian Navy Recruitment as per the criteria laid down by the Naval Headquarters, Directorate of Manpower Planning & Recruitment. Selection is through merit alone. 

Join Indian Navy Recruitment 2018 Important Dates

Join Indian Navy Recruitment 2018 dates for SSC Officers Entry in Logistics, Observer, Pilot, Law & IT, Air Traffic Controller & Apprentices at Naval Dockyard, Mumbai, Group C (MTS) at Naval Dockyard Visakhapatnam & National Hydrographic Office, Dehradun are given below.

Events

Dates

Application Available

15 September 2018

Last Date to Apply

5 October 2018

Date of Interview

November 2018 to March 2019

 

List of Indian Navy Current Vacancies

Indian Navy Invites applications from Unmarried Men and Women to Join the Indian Navy as SSC (Short Service Commission) Officer, as Pilot, Observer, Air Traffic Controller for the Indian Navy Course which will commence in June 2019. Here we have provided the list of Indian Navy Current vacancies:

Entry

No. of Vacancies

Age Limit

Gender

Air Traffic Controller (ATC)

08

 

Born between 2 July 1994 and 1 July 1998

Male or Female

Observer

 

06

 

Born between 2 July 1995 and 1  July 2000

Male or Female

 

Pilot (MR)

03

 

Born between 2 July 1995 and 1 July 2000

Male or Female

Pilot (other than MR)

05

 

Born between 2 July 1995 and 1  July 2000

Male Only

 

 

Indian Navy Recruitment - 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.

  • Indian Navy Recruitment 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.

Indian Navy Recruitment Eligibility for Indian Navy Officer Entry

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 Recruitment as an Officer is based on 'All India Merit' and it is well streamlined, transparent, expeditious and candidate-friendly. There are two modes of induction in the Indian Navy Recruitment as Officers and i.e. UPSC Entry and Non UPSC Entry

The candidates, who have successfully passed the competitive exam conducted by the UPSC, are interviewed by the Services Selection Boards. The Officer Like Qualities of the candidates are assessed during the interview processes, which last for about 3 to 4 days. In broad terms, the ability of an individual to withstand physical as well as mental stress, leadership qualities, and determination, fighting spirit, clarity of thought & expression, resolve and overall suitability is assessed during the process of the interview.

Indian Navy Recruitment Officer Entry Selection Process

Indian Navy Officer’s recruitment Selection for Permanent Commission through NDA/ NA cadet entry and CDSE (Graduate) entry will be through a written exam conducted by UPSC, followed by an interview by the Service Selection Board (SSB). Induction of officers in the various Branches of the Indian Navy is undertaken through one of the following schemes:-

  • Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) entries
  • Direct Entry Permanent Commission /Short Service Commission
  • University Entry Scheme (UES)

According to the Indian Navy Recruitment, Indian Navy offers 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 Indian Navy: The talented and hardworking Officers of Navy can upgrade themselves to the very top hierarchy, even to the Admiral Rank

Indian Navy Recruitment: Indian Navy Sailor Entry

Only unmarried male candidates can apply for the Indian Army Sailor entries that include the 6 Indian Nay 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 Recruitment Eligibility

The candidate should possess a good mental and physical health. They should be free from any disease/ disability and have no cardio-vascular disease, surgical deformities like Knock-Knees, Flat-Foot. Candidate should not have any past history of fits or any psychiatric ailments, Varicose-veins etc. 

As per the Indian Navy Recruitment eligibility, the candidate should be qualified in 10+2 or equivalent examination with 60% or more marks in aggregate with Mathematics & Physics and they should enrol in at least one of these subjects i.e. Chemistry/ Biology/ Computer Science.

Indian Navy Sailor Entry

Recruitment

Age in years

Educational Qualification

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

 

Join Indian Navy Recruitment Sailor Entry Selection Process

Presently the Indian Navy Recruitment for sailor recruits at 31 exam centres across the country. The candidates will have to appear for the examination at one centre for recruitment in accordance with the domicile certificate issued by the District level Government authorities. For example, if a candidate who possesses domicile of Maharashtra would probably get Mumbai or Lonavla as their examination centre. Similarly, a candidate who possesses domicile of Haryana is likely to appear at Ambala exam centre. Eligible shortlisted candidates will be sent call letters, giving date & time and venue for the preliminary screening to select the suitable candidates based on their merit, medical and physical fitness. Medically fit candidates will be called on a designated date to INS Kunjali, Colaba for final screening and selection on an all-India basis.

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 Indian Navy 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 Recruitment - Women in Indian Navy

Indian Navy recruits women on the short commission basis in officer entry only in the various branches of Indian Navy i.e. ATC, Observer, Law, Logistics, Education and Naval Architecture. The Government of India has also given approval for the Permanent Commission (PC) in the Education Branch, Law, and Naval Architecture on the completion of SSC (Short Service Commissioned) tenure depending on the merit and vacancy.

When we talk about women in the Indian Navy, presently, they are not inducted as sailors as they are being inducted as officers in various branches.

In the Indian Navy Recruitment, the Service conditions are the same for men as well as women officers.

Indian Navy Recruitment - Indian Navy Women Officer Entry

In Indian Navy Recruitment, the women were inducted only in the Armed Forces Medical Service till the year 1992. The Indian Navy started inducting women as the SSC (Short Service Commissioned) Officers in the select branches of the Navy from July 1992. Presently the women are inducted into the various branches/ cadres/ specializations of the Navy as Officers. 

Indian Navy Women Officer Entry

Age Limit

Naval Architecture

19 ½ to 25

Observer

19-24

Education

21 to 25

Logistics /Works

19 ½ to 25

Law

22 to 27

ATC

19 ½ -25

Pilot General

19-24

CPL Holders

19-25

NAI

19 ½ to 25

 

Indian navy women recruitment

Indian Navy Women Officer Entry Eligibility

Recruitment/ Min. Height

Age in years

Minimum
Educational Qualification

Notification Months

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

17 -19.5

70% In PCM
50% in English of class 12

Jun/July
&
Dec/Jan

Indian Navy (10+2) NDA 157 Cm

16.5-25

Class 12 Passed/Appearing

December

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

19-24

BE/BTech with Min 60% Marks

June

IN SSC Pilot
162.5 Cm

19-24

BE/BTech with 55% Marks

Mar/Apr
&
Sep/Oct

IN SSC Observer
162.5 Cm

19-24

BE/BTech with 60% marks 

Mar/Apr
&
Sep/Oct

IN Executive GS(X)
157 Cm

19.5-25

BE/BTech Any Discipline

Feb/Mar
&
Aug/Sep

IN SSC - Naval Architecture*
157 Cm

21-24

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

Feb/Mar
&
Aug/Sep

IN SSC Executive GS(Hydro)*
157 Cm

19.5-25

BE/BTech Any Discipline

Feb/Mar
&
Aug/Sep

IN SSC (Information Technology)*
157 Cm

19.5-25 

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

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

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,Metallurgy,
Chemical, Aerospace engineering, Instrumentation

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, Metallurgy,
Chemical, Aerospace engineering, Instrumentation

November

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

21-25

 Second Class Masters degree

Apr/May
&
Oct/Nov

IN SSC ATC
157Cm

19.5-25

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

Apr/May
&
Oct/Nov

IN PC Logistics
157 Cm

19.5-25 

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

Apr/May
&
Oct/Nov

IN  Law
157 Cm

22-27

 Degree in Law

As per vacancy

IN SSC - Sports
157 Cm

21-27

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

As per vacancy

NCC Special Entry
157.5

19-24

 Naval Senior Wing C Certificate

July

CDSE
157 Cm

19-24

 BE/B.Tech in any Discipline

July

*Indian Navy SSC recruitment for Executive and Technical branch

Indian Navy Recruitment Women Officer Entry Selection Process

A special status is conferred to the women candidates and they compete with the Short Service male candidates on the open merit system. As per the women in Indian Navy, the vacancies are filled in the order of merit based on marks obtained in Services Selection Board.

 The induction of the Indian Navy Recruitment women officers in various Branches of the Indian Navy is undertaken through one of the following modes/ schemes:-

  • Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) entries
  • Direct Entry Permanent Commission /Short Service Commission
  • University Entry Scheme (UES)

Direct Entry Short Service Commission for Indian Navy Officers for SSC Entries across various branches are like Naval Architect, Sub/ Pilot/ Observer/ Education / Logistics/ ATC/ and Law. The training of officers selected through these entries normally commences in the month of January/ Jul every year.

Indian Navy Women Officer Entry Accommodation and Perks

  • Indian Navy Women Officers are entitled to free accommodation. Indian Navy takes pride in providing outstanding living areas and conditions for its Indian Navy Women Officer. Most of the residential areas have markets, ATMs, playgrounds, a swimming pool, gym etc. 
  • The Navy has special housing schemes in almost in major cities. 
  • The ships and submarines of the Indian Navy often visit a number of foreign ports. 
  • Indian Navy Women Officers alike have access to several recreational facilities as well.
  • Indian Navy Women Officers are granted allowances periodically to stitch their own uniform. All are entitled to free clothing.
  • All Indian Navy Women Officers are entitled to free ration. 
  • High-quality health-care is essential in case of a medical emergency. 
  • Indian Navy Women Officers and their families are entitled to free rail travel on leave once a year. 

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

How to Apply Join Indian Navy Recruitment? 

The candidates have the option of submitting the Indian Navy application form in Physical format or online application form for a particular Entry. The candidates can apply for any of the entries in offline mode or in the online mode by visiting the official website of Indian Navy Recruitment. The receipt of multiple applications from the same candidate for the same entry will result in cancellation of the candidature of the candidates.

Filling Indian Navy Online Form: While filling up the Indian Navy Application Form, it is suggested to keep the relevant documents and details readily available to enable the following:-

(a) The personal particulars should be filled up correctly. Details are to be filled up as given in matriculation certificate.

(b) Fields such as email address, a Mobile Number are mandatory and need to be filled.

(c) The candidates have to register first, then login to their account and fill the Indian Navy online form for the particular entry.

(d) Before clicking the Submit button, it should be checked whether all the details entered in the form is correct because it will not be corrected after saving the record.

Join Indian Navy Recruitment FAQs

Q-1: I have passed matriculation, how can I join the Indian Navy as a Sailor?

As per the Indian Navy Recruitment Eligibility norms, you are eligible to apply for Matric Recruit and Non-Matric Recruit (MR and NMR) where you can join as Stewards, Cooks and Topass.

Q-2: I have completed my graduation from a private institution can I join the Navy?

It is mandatory that all Degrees and Educational Qualifications are recognized by the University Grants Commission (UGC). All candidates desirous of joining the Indian Navy must be physically/medically fit, as per laid down standards. Proficiency in sport, swimming and extra-curricular activities is desirable.

Q-3: Do woman have a separate vacancy to join Indian Navy?

No, special status is conferred to the women candidates and they compete with the Short Service male candidates on an open-merit system. The vacancies are filled in the order of merit based on marks obtained in Services Selection Board.

Q-4: What are grooming requirements for the women in Indian Navy?

Women are expected to maintain the same high standards of appearance as men. The only difference is that the women are allowed to wear their hair longer, provided it is a style that is easy to maintain and meets certain regulations.

Q-5: Do women train separately from men?

No, women undergo the same training as men. However, women have separate living quarters.

For more information on Indian Navy recruitment 2018, you can email at careers@navy or write to us in the comment section below.

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