The Indian Navy invites Engineers to join the Navy as Short Service Commission Officers in Executive Branch (General Service/ Hydro Cadre)/ Technical Branch (General Service/ Naval Architecture) and as Permanent Commission Officers in Naval Armament Inspectorate Cadre Scheme Jun 2018 Course. The unmarried male/female candidates born between 02 Jul 1193 and 01st Jan 1999 who have passed Engineering Degree with 60% marks till 5th/7th semester in bachelors are eligible. The Short Service Commission and Permanent Commission (PC) in Naval Armament Inspectorate Cadre (NAIC) courses will be conducted at Indian Naval Academy (INA) Ezhimala, Kerala. Candidates must fulfill conditions of nationality as laid down by the Government of India.

Pay Scale & Promotions

The promotion from Sub Lieutenant to Commander is on time scale basis subject to

completion of mandatory courses, sea time and medical condition. The Pay Scale and promotion as per 7th CPC

Rank Pay As Per Defence Matrix Level MSP
Sub Lieutenant(SLT) 56100-110700 10 15500
Lieutenant(LT) 61300-120900 10B 15500
Lieutenant Commander(Lt Cdr) 69400-136900 11 15500
Commander(Cdr) 121200-212400 12A 15500

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Detail Insight

  • Name of the organiser- The Indian Navy
  • Name for the post- Short Service Commissions and Permanent Service Commission
  • Selection procedure- Interview based on marks in bachelors
  • Application start date- 05 August 2017 to 25 August 2017
  • Gender preference- for General Service/ Hydrography Cadre// NAIC/ Engineering
  • Branch (General Service)/ Electrical Branch (General Service)- only males should apply and For Naval Architecture- both male and female can apply.

Eligibility Conditions

Age Criteria requirement: the candidate must have born between 02 Jul 1993 and 01 Jan 1999 (both dates inclusive).

Educational Qualification requirement

(a) Academic Qualification Requirement- Passed Engineering Degree from a recognised educational institute.

(b) Marks Requirement– the minimum mark requirement is 60% marks till 5th/7th semester in regular/integrated course respectively.

(c) Candidates in their final year- candidates who are in the final year of their undergraduate  of Engineering course.

(d) Marital Status– candidates must be unmarried.

Selection Procedure for Indian Navy Officer 2017 for Jun 2018 (After Engineering)

The selection procedure of Indian Navy Officer 2017 for Jun 2018 (After Engineering)is as follows:-

(a) candidates will be shortlisted based on applications received. For shortlisting the criteria used is that marks obtained in BE/B.Tech are considered. The IHQ and MoD sets a fix cut off.  Then the shortlisted and called for interview at Bangalore/Bhopal/Coimbatore/Visakhapatnam during 17 & 18 Nov 2017. Change of SSB Centre for interview is not permissible under any circumstance.

(b)The intimation regarding the selection for interview round is sent on e-mail or through SMS.

(c) The Interview will be conducted in 2 stages

  • Stage I- tests candidates based on their Intelligence, Picture Perception and Discussion. The test will be conducted on the first day of arrival at SSB. this stage is qualifying in nature. Those candidate who fail to qualify this round will not proceed forward.
  • Stage II- consists of testing candidates on Psychological, Group testing.

(d) the Interview will last for 04 days.

(e) Medical Examination

The candidates are required to undergo the medical examination in which they will be tested on the following measures:-

Branch/Specialisation Eyesight Height & Weight
Without glasses With glasses
Executive (GS/Hydro) 6/12




Minimum height – 157 cm with correlated weight.
Technical (General Service) 6/24




Executive (NAIC) 6/60




Naval Architecture 6/60




Minimum height Male – 157 cm & Female – 152 cm with correlated weight

(f) After all these procedures, recommended candidates will be appointed for training as per all India merit of SSB marks depending on the number of vacancies.

Training after Selection of qualified candidates in Indian Navy Officer 2017 for Jun 2018 (After Engineering)

Candidates who are recommended by the committee will be engaged in a training period of specified weeks. The candidates will be inducted as officers in the rank of Sub Lieutenant initially. They will receive their training at Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala. Officer of Tech (GS) & NA/NAIC of 22 Weeks. The candidates for Naval Orientation Course and Officer of Executive GS(X)/Hydro will undergo 44 Weeks Naval orientation Course training at the Naval Academy, Ezhimala. This formal training will be followed by professional training in Naval Ships and Training Establishments. Full pay & allowances are admissible to officers whilst under training.

Imp Dates

So now that you know all the essentials, candidates who are interested in applying can begin to check these important dates so that they do not miss the schedule planned for these events. Applications will start from 05 August 2017 and will end by 25 August 2017. There is not much time. Candidates are advised to apply as soon as they can.

Event Date
Online application starts 05 August 2017
Online application ends 25 August 2017
SSB interview 17 & 18 Nov 2017

How to Apply for Indian Navy Officer 2017 for Jun 2018 (After Engineering)

Candidates are required to register and fill the application by visiting the official website at or Click Here. The candidates need to apply beginning from 05 AUgust 2017 to 25 August 2017. It is mandatory to fill the personal details such as personal particulars, e-mail address, mobile number in correct order. Other than that, you must keep the required documents already prepared for uploading

The documents required while filling the application form:-

  • Marks sheets upto 5th & 7th semester for regular and integrated courses respectively
  • date of birth proof (as per 10th & 12th certificate),
  • CGPA conversion formula for BE/B.Tech) and
  • a recent passport size colour photograph should be scanned in original JPG/FITT format, respectively for attaching the same while filling up the application.

SPECIAL NOTE:- applications by candidates are subject to subsequent scrutiny and the application can be rejected, if found INELIGIBLE/INVALID at any point of time.

Call letter for Interview

Short Selection Board will issue Call Up letter for appearing in interview. The applications are reviewed based on the academic performance of the candidate till 5th/7th semester in regular/integrated course respectively.

Benefits of Joining

Privileges- Navy provides free medical facilities for self & dependents, LTC, Canteen Facilities,

Mess/ Club/ Sports facilities, Furnished Govt. Accommodation, Car/Housing Loan at subsidised rates.

Group Insurance & Gratuity- Insurance cover of Rs. 75 lakhs for Executive(GS/X/Hydro/NAIC) and Tech (GS/NA) (on contribution). Gratuity will be granted to the officer as per the latest rules in force.

Leave Entitlements- On Commission, officers are entitled to 60 days annual leave and 20 days casual leave. Leave during training period will be as per the Training Policy in force. Rail concession for self and dependents as applicable.

Sports & Adventure– The Navy provides facilities to pursue various sports. One can also learn and participate in adventure sports, such as river rafting, mountaineering, hot air ballooning, hand gliding, windsurfing etc.

Probation Period

  • Probation period for NAIC Officers is 3 years and
  • GS(X)/Hydro/SSC (Tech)/SSC (NA)- 2 years

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