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I am 10th Std student. What are the options, requirements and eligibility criteria for entering Navy?

Swaraj Himanshu
created: 22nd Mar 2017 Last Modified: 27th Mar 2017
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SANTOSH KARDILE
created: 15th Jun 2017 Last Modified: 16th Jun 2017

GOOD.

YoungBuzz Career Counsellor
created: 22nd Mar 2017 Last Modified: 16th Jun 2017

To get into the navy, you must be physically fit and free from any disease/disability and excess fat. The minimum acceptable height is 157.5 cm. You must be able to read 6/6 in a distant vision chart with each eye, with or without glasses.

Besides these general conditions, each training institute and exam has its own standards and requirements. There is a separate screening process for women.The following are the various modes of entry:

Executive Branch

NDA (National Defence Academy)-Permanent Commission

Age: Men in the age group of 16 -19 years

Education: 10+2 or equivalent with Physics Chemistry and Mathematics.

Mode of Selection: Written examination followed by SSB interview and medical examination.

Naval Academy

10+2 entry (Permanent Commission)

Age: men in the age group16 -19

Education: 10+2 or equivalent with Physics, Chemistry & Maths

Mode of Selection: Written examination followed by SSB interview and medical examination.

Graduate Special Entry (Permanent Commission)

Age: men in the age group of 19-22 years

Education: B.E.

Mode of selection: Short-listing on the basis of academic and extracurricular achievements. Candidates are then called in for SSB interview followed by medical examination.

N.C.C Special Entry (Permanent commission)

Age: men in the age group of 19-24 years

Education: B.Sc. (Physics & Maths) or BE with Naval Wing Senior Div. NCC (National Cadet Corps) 'C' Certificate.

Mode of selection: Direct SSB interview followed by medical examinations.

Naval Armament Inspection Cadre (Permanent commission)

Age: men in the age group of 19 -25 years

Education: Degree in Electronics / Elect / Mech. Engg or Post Graduate Degree

Mode of selection: Short-listing on the basis of academic and extracurricular achievements. Candidates are then called in for SSB interview followed by Medical examination.

Law Cadre (Permanent Commission)

Age: Men in the age group of 22-27 years.

Education: A degree in Law with minimum 55 per cent marks

Mode of Selection: Short-listing on the basis of academic and extra-curricular achievements. Candidates are then called for SSB interview followed by medical examination.

Law Cadre (Short Service Commission)

Age: Men & Women in the age group of 21-25 years.

Education: A degree in Law with minimum 55 per cent marks

Mode of selection: Short-listing on the basis of academic and extracurricular achievements. Candidates are then called in for SSB interview followed by medical examination.

Logistics Cadre: (Short Service Commission)

Age: Men & Women in the age group of 21-25 years

Education: IInd Class B.Sc. graduate with minimum 50 per cent marks with Physics and Maths

Mode of selection: Short-listing on the basis of academic and extracurricular achievements. Candidates are then called in for SSB interview followed by medical examination.

Education Branch (Permanent Commission)

Age: Men and women in the age group of 21-25 years

Education: A Master's Degree in the following, with at least 55 per cent marks Physics (with Maths in B.Sc)

Maths (with Physics in B.Sc)

Chemistry (with Physics & Maths in B.Sc)

Computer Application/Computer Science (with either Physics or Maths at Graduation level)

Humanities (Eng/Eco/Hist/Pol.Sc)

Engineering Degree in Mech/Elect/Computer Science

Mode of selection: Short-listing on the basis of academic and extracurricular achievements. Candidates are then called in for SSB interview followed by medical examination.

Technical Branch

Engineering Branch (Marine Engineers)

10+2 (Tech) Cadet Entry-Permanent Commission

Age: Men in the age group of 16-19 years.

Education: 10+2 or equivalent with Physics, Chemistry & Maths (min 70 per cent marks in aggregate of PCM, min 50 per cent marks in English either in 10th or 12th class)

Mode of selection: Written examination followed by SSB interview and medical examination.

Engineering Branch (Marine Engineers)-Short Service Commission

Age: Men in the age group 19 -25 years.

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

Mode of selection: Short-listing on the basis of academic and extra-curricular achievements. Candidates are then called in for SSB interview followed by medical examination.

Direct Entry (Permanent Commission)

Age: Men in the age group of 19-25 years.

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

Mode of selection: Short-listing on the basis of academic and extracurricular achievements. Ca ndidates are then called in for SSB interview followed by medical examination.

NDA Entry (Permanent Commission)

Age: Men in the age group of 16 -19 years.

Education: 10+2 or equivalent with Physics, Chemistry & Maths

Mode of selection: Written examination followed by SSB interview and Medical examination.

Engineering Branch (Naval Architects)

Direct Entry (Permanent commission)

Age: Men in the age group of 21-25 years.

Education: A degree in Naval Architecture/Mech/Aeronautical/ Civil/Metallurgical Engineering.

Mode of selection: Short-listing on the basis of academic and extra-curricular achievements. Candidates are then called in for SSB interview followed by medical examination.

10+2 (Tech)-Cadet Entry-Permanent commission

Age: Men in the age group of 16 -19 years

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

Mode of Selection: Written examination followed by SSB interview and Medical examination.

Electrical Branch

10+2 (Tech) Cadet Entry-permanent commission

Age: Men in the age group16-19 years

10+2 or equivalent with Physics, Chemistry and Maths (min 70 per cent marks in aggregate of PCM, min 50 per cent marks in English either in 10th or 12th class.

Direct Entry-permanent commission

Age: Men in the age group of 19-25 years

Education: A Degree in Elect/Electronics/Avionics/Computer/Telecommunication Engg or any other qualification recognised by the Institution of Engineers (India) or Institution of Telecommunication Engineers (India) as equivalent to a degree course.

Mode of selection: Short-listing on the basis of academic and extracurricular achievements. Candidates are then called in for SSB interview followed by medical examination.

Cadet Entry (NDA)-permanent commission

Age: Men in the age group of 16-19 years.

Education: 10+2 or equivalent with Physics, Chemistry & Maths

Mode of selection: Written examination followed by SSB interview and medical examination.

We hope that the information has been useful to you. If you need more information, please feel free to write to us again anytime.

Best wishes for a bright future,