Applications are invited from unmarried eligible men and unmarried women candidates for grant of Short Service Commission (SSC) for course commencing Jun 2023 onwards at Indian Naval Academy (INA) Ezhimala, Kerala. Candidates must fulfill conditions of nationality as laid down by the Government of India. Selected candidates will undergo training for respective branches/cadres/ specialisations as under.
(a) Extended Naval Orientation Course – General Service (Executive) GS(X) / Hydrography
(b) Naval Orientation Course (NOC) Regular – Pilot / Naval Air Operations Officers / Air Traffic Controller / Logistics / Education/ Technical (Engineering & Electrical) /Naval Constructor.
*Merchant Navy Personnel.
(i) Candidates having Government of India, Ministry of Shipping & Transport Certificate of Competency (Foreign going) either as a Second Mate, Mate or Master and born between
02 Jul 1993 to 01 Jan 2004 (both dates inclusive) can apply for Executive Branch entry (General Service) as per stipulations stated at Para 2(a).
(ii) Candidates having Government of India, Ministry of Shipping & Transport Certificate of Competency as 1st class Engineer of a steamship by the Govt and born between 02 Jul 1993
to 01 Jan 2004 (both dates inclusive) can apply for Technical Branch entry (SSC Engineering) as per stipulations stated at Para 2(g).
**Commercial Pilot License (CPL) Holders. Candidates having valid CPL issued by DGCA (India) and born between 02 Jul 1998 to 01 Jul 2004 (both dates inclusive) can apply for Pilot
entry as per eligibility criteria stated at Para 2(d).
NCC Candidates. NCC ‘C’ certificate holders will be given relaxation of 5% in cut off marks towards shortlisting for SSB subject to meeting following criteria:-
(i) Having NCC ‘C’ certificate of Naval/Army/Air Wing with minimum ‘B’ Grade.
(ii) Not served less than two academic years in the Senior Division, Naval/Army/Air Wing of the NCC.
(iii) ‘C’ certificate should not be dated prior to 01 Jun 2020.
Who can Apply?
- Candidates who have graduated/ post graduated or in the final year with minimum
60% marks in aggregate or equivalent CGPA.
- The university for the above mentioned should be incorporated by an Act of Central
or State Legislature in India or other educational institutions established by an Act of
Parliament or declared to be deemed as Universities/Autonomous Universities under UGC
Act 1956; IIT Act, 1961; AICTE Act, 1987; NITSER Act, 2007; IIIT Act, 2014.
- Candidates who have obtained a degree in Engineering with 60% marks
in aggregate or equivalent CGPA/System from such foreign university/ college/
- The university/college/institution should be recognised by the Government
of India for the purpose or Engineering Degree/equivalence certificate from
Association of Indian Universities established under AIU, Act 1973, can apply.
a) Shortlisting of application will be based on normalised marks obtained by the candidates in the qualifying degree. Marks obtained by the candidates in the qualifying degree will be normalised using formulae mentioned in Join Indian Navy website (URL:https://www.joinindiannavy.gov.in/files/normalisation.pdf)
(b) BE/B Tech. For candidates who have completed or in final year of BE/B Tech, marks obtained upto fifth semester will be considered for SSB shortlisting.
(c) Post-Graduate Degree Programme. For candidates who have completed MSc, MCA, MBA, M Tech, marks obtained in all semesters will be considered. For candidates who are in final year, shortlisting will be based on pre-final year performance.
(d) Candidates selected in the final merit list will be required to submit proof of completing the qualifying degree with minimum 60% marks by sending an email at the address firstname.lastname@example.org . Candidates failing to meet the criteria will not be permitted to join the Academy.
(e) No communication will be entertained in this regard.
(f) Shortlisted candidates will be informed about their selection for SSB interview through e-mail or SMS (provided by candidates in their application form). Candidates are advised not to change their e-mail/ mobile number till selection process is over.
(g) Change of SSB Centre for interview is not permissible under any circumstances.
(h) Any correspondence regarding change of SSB dates be addressed to the call up officer of the concerned SSB on receipt of call up letter. Candidates are to download the call up letter on receiving intimation from IHQ MoD (N) at SMS/email (provided by candidates in their application).
(j) No compensation is admissible in case of any injury sustained as a result of tests during SSB interviews
(k) AC 3 tier rail fare is admissible for the SSB interview, if appearing for the first time for particular type of commission. Candidates are required to bring photocopy of the first page of
pass book or cheque leaf where the name, A/C No. & IFSC details are mentioned, while appearing for SSB.
(l) Details of SSB procedure are available on Indian Navy website www.joinindiannavy.gov.in
Merit List: Combined Merit list would be prepared based on SSB marks for all entries as per availability of vacancies for respective entry. Candidates declared fit in medical examination
would be appointed as per availability of vacancies in the entry.
How to Apply: Candidates are to register and fill application on Indian Navy website www.joinindiannavy.gov.in w.e.f 21 Oct 22. To save time during the application submission window, candidates can fill in their details and upload documents in advance. The online submission of application is as under:-
Apply Online from – 21 Oct 22 Last date for Online Application – 06 Nov 22