OFFICER COMMISSIONS IN THE INDIAN NAVY

Type of Entry

UNMARRIED
MEN/WOMEN

Age Limit
(Years) 

Educational Qualifications

EXECUTIVE BRANCH

Permanent Commission

(a) Cadet Entry (NDA) (Through UPSC) Men 16 – 19

 10+2 or equivalent with Physics and Maths

(b) Cadet Entry (10+2) (Executive) Naval
     Academy, Goa (Through UPSC)

Men 16 – 19

 10+2 or equivalent with Physics and Maths

(c) Graduate Special Entry, Naval Academy,   Goa (Through UPSC)

Men 19 – 22 

 B Sc (Physics & Maths) or BE

(d) NCC Special Entry, Naval Academy, Goa

Men 19 – 24

 B Sc (Physics & Maths) or BE with Naval Wing Senior Div NCC ‘C’ Certificate

(e) Direct Entry Naval Armament Inspection Cadre     

Men 19 – 25

 Degree in Electronics/Elec/Mech Engg or Post Graduate Degree in Electronics or  Physics

(f)   Direct Entry Law Cadre

Men 22 – 27

 A degree in Law qualifying for enrolment as an Advocate under the Advocates Act 1961 with a  minimum of   55% marks

Short Service Commission

(g) Law Cadre  

Men & Women 22 – 27

 A degree in Law qualifying for enrolment as an Advocate under the Advocates Act 1961 with a minimum of   55% marks

(h) Logistics Cadre

Men & Women 19 – 25

 B A (Economics) II Div or B Com ii Div or Graduation in any subject with Degree/Diploma in Materials/Financial Management

(j)  ATC (Air Traffic Control)

Men & Women 19 – 25

  B Sc II Div with minimum 50% marks with Physics and Maths

(k) Hydrographic Cadre

Men 19 – 25

  B Sc II Div with minimum 50% marks with Physics and Maths

EDUCATION BRANCH

Permanent Commission

Men 21 – 25

  A Master’s Degree in one of the following with at least 55% marks:
    (a) Physics (with Maths in B Sc) or       
    (b) Maths (with Physics in B Sc) or

    (c) Chemistry (with Physics & Maths in B Sc) or

    (d) Computer Application/Computer Science (with either or Maths at Graduation level) or Physics
    (e) Humanities (Eng/Eco/Hist/Pol Sc) or

    (f)  An Engineering Degree in Mech/Elect/Computer Science/Tech

Short ServiceCommission

Men & Women 21 – 25

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ENGINEERING BRANCH (MARINE ENGINEERS)

Permanent Commission

(a) Cadet Entry (NDA)  

Men 16 – 19

 10+2 or equivalent with Physics and Maths

(b) 10+2 (Tech) Cadet Entry

Men 16 – 19

 10+2 or equivalent with Physics, Chemistry and Maths (Minimum 70% marks in aggregate of PCM, minimum 50% marks in English either in 10th or 12th class

(c) Direct Entry

Men 19 – 25

 A degree in Marine/Mech/Aeronautical/Control/Mettalurgical/Production Engineering or any other qualification recognised by the Institution of  Engineers (India) as equivalent to a degree course  

Short ServiceCommission

Men 19 – 25

A degree in Marine/Mech/Aeronautical/Control/Mettalurgical/Production Engineering or any other qualification recognised by the Institution of  Engineers (India) as equivalent to a degree course  

ENGINEERING (NAVAL ARCHITECTS)

Permanent Commission

(a) 10+2 (Tech) Cadet Entry

Men 16 – 19

10+2 or equivalent with Physics, Chemistry and Maths (Minimum 70% marks in aggregate of PCM,  minimum 50% marks in English   either in 10th or 12th class

(b) Direct Entry

Men 21 – 25

A degree in Naval Architecture/Mech/Aeronautical/Civil/Mettalurgical Engineering

ELECTRICAL BRANCH

Permanent Commission

(a) Cadet Entry (NDA)

Men 16 – 19

10+2 or equivalent with Physics and Maths

(b) 10+2 (Tech) Cadet Entry

Men 16 – 19

10+2 or equivalent with Physics, Chemistry and Maths (Minimum 70% marks in aggregate of PCM, minimum 50% marks in English   either in 10th or 12th class

(c) Direct Entry

Men 19 – 25

A degree in Electrical/Electronics/Avionics/Computer/Telecommunications Engineering or any other  qualification recognised by the Institution of  Engineers (India)  or Institution of Telecommunications Engineers (India) as equivalent to a degree course

Short ServiceCommission

Men 19 – 25

A degree in Electrical/Electronics/Avionics/Computer/Telecommunications Engineering or any other qualification recognised by the Institution of  Engineers (India)  or Institution of Telecommunications Engineers (India) as equivalent to a degree course

NOTES:
1. The duration of Short Service Commission is 7 years, extendable to 10 years.
2. The above information is subject to change. The training of officers selected through the above types of entry normally commences in the month of Jan/July every year. Advertisements calling for applications from elligible candidates are published in Employment News and important newspapers in April/May and Sep to Nov. The selection procedure includes UPSC examination [for NDA, 10+2 (X) and Graduate Special Entry], interview at Services Selection Board and medical examination.
3. Further information can also be obtained from: 
The Directorate of Manpower Planning and Recruitment, Naval Headquarters, New Delhi - 110011.
Phones: 301 1408, 301 1213, 301 2047. FAX: 91-11-379 2957 Website:
http://go.to/navyrecruitment

INDIAN AIR FORCE SELECTION SCHEDULE

BRANCH/                            AGE                            QUALIFICATION                            TYPE OF                ADVERTISEMENT

TYPE OF ENTRY                                                                                                         COMMISSION         ITENERARY

 FLYING  BRANCH

(A)    NDA                          16 1/2 to 19 years           10+2 Physics &/or Maths                     PC                      Apr/Nov by UPSC

(B)    CDSE                        19 to 23 yrs                    BSc Physics G/or Maths or BE            PC                      Apr/Nov by UPSC

(C)    NCC Special              19 to 23 yrs                    BSc physics G/or Maths or BE             PC                      30 Jun & 30 Dec

        Entry                                                                                      

(D)    Short Service             19 to 23 yrs                     BSc Physics &/or Maths or BE            SSC                    Jan/Jul

        Commission               (19 to 25 yrs       

                                         for CPL holders)

TECHNICAL  BRANCH

 (A)  Direct Entry                 18 to 28 yrs                Degree in Engineering                           PC & SSC (Men)     Jan/Jul
       Scheme                                                        in ElectronicslMechanical/                    SSC (Women)          Jul
                                                                          
Allied subjects

                                                                                                                                   

(B)    University Entry          18 to 28 yrs                 Pre-Final/Final Year                             PC & SSC (Men)      Oct

        Scheme                                                       of Engineering degree                                     

                                                                           in ElectronicslMechanical/

                                                                           Allied Subjects

GROUND  DUTIES  BRANCH

(A)          Administrative         20 to 23 yrs             60% & above marks in graduation           PC (Men)                  Jan/Jul

(B)  ACCOU"tS                     20 to 25 yrs              or 50% & above marks in                      SSC (Women)           Jan/Jul

(C)  Logistics                        20 to 25 yrs             Post Graduation in the

(D)  Meteorology                   20 to 25 yrs             subjects as given

(E)  Education                      20 to 25 yrs             in Newspaper Advt.

SSC for Admin (ATC/FC) Branch

Fighter                                 20 to 23 yrs              60% & above marks in graduation         SSC (Men)                  Mar

Air Traffic                             20 to 25 yrs              or 50% & above marks in

                                                                          Post Graduates in

                                                                          subjects as given

                                                                          in Newspaper Advt.

For further details contact : DDPO 3 (B), ROOM NO. 17, J' BLOCK, MLN MARG, NEW DELHI-110011.
 TEL.: 3377080, 3377081, 3377082,    Fax 011-3016119  

INDIAN COAST GUARD

TYPES OF ENTRY - OFFICERS

Branch/Type of Entry                           Educational Quatifications

Asst Comdt (GD)                                    Degree with Mathematics C

                                                             Physics as subjects upto

                                                              Intetmediate or Class XII of

                                                             10+2+3 Scheme.

Asst Comdt                                            B.Sc. Degree with

(General Duty-Pilot)                                 Mathematics and Physics.

Asst Comdt (Law)                                   Degree in Law.

Asst Comdt (Technical)                           Degree in Engineering.

Coast Guard has also started taking suitable women candidates as Asstt Comdt (GD), Asst Comdt (GD-Pilot) and Asst Comdt (Law) since January 1996 for ashore billets and fixed wing pilots.

TYPES OF ENTRY - SAILORS

Rank                                                      Educational Qualifications

Navik (General Duty)                                Matric

Navik (Domestic Branch)                          VIII Class

Yantrik                                                    Matric and Diploma in

                                                              Mechanical/ Electrical/

                                                              Electronics/ Aeronautical

                                                              Engineering

The recruitment is conducted every six months through advertisement in the leading newspapers.

For further details contact :

The Director  (Manpower Planning,  Recruitment & Training)

Coast Guard  Headquarters, 

National  Stadium Complex,

Purana Quila Road (Near Patiala House Courts),

New Delhi 110 001.

Ph.: 3389097

INDIAN ARMY

Please visit our linked site http://armedforces.nic.in/army for recruitment data.

  

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