Indian Navy Recruitment 2014
Applications are invited from unmarried male candidates for grant of Short Service Commission (SSC) in Executive Branch (General Services/Hydro Cadre) and Technical Branches of the Indian Navy for Dec 2014 Course at Indian Naval Academy (INA) Ezhimala, Kerala. Candidates to fulfill conditions of nationality as laid down by the Government of India.
Indian Navy Recruitment 2014 Quick Links
Indian Navy Recruitment 2014 Important Information
Age: Age & Block dates for the different entries are as follows:-
|Ser No.||Entry (Branch / Cadre)||Age|
|a||Technical (General Service Branch (E & L)||19.5 to 25|
|b||Submarine Specialisation||19.5 to 25|
|c||Executive (GS) / Hydro Cadre||19.5 to 25|
Tattoo. Permanent body tattoos are only permitted on inner face or forearms i.e from inside of elbow to the wrist end on the reverse side of palm/back (dorsal) side of hand. Permanent body tattoos on any other part of the body are not acceptable and candidates will be barred from further selection. Tribes with tattoo marks on the face or body as per their existing custom and traditions will be permitted on case to case basis.
|Ser No.||Branch / Specialisation||Eligible Streams of BE / B.Tech|
|Technical Branch (General Service)|
|a||Engineering (E) Branch||(i) Mechanical (ii) Marine (iii) Automotive (iv) Mechtronics (v) Industrial & Production (vi) Metallurgy (vii) Aeronautical / Aerospace (viii) B.S. Marine Engineering|
|b||Electrical (L) Branch||(i) Electrical (ii) Electronics (iii) Tele Communication (iv) Instrumentation (v) Instrumentation and Control (vi) Electronics and Instrumentation (vii) Electronics and Communication (viii) Power Engineering (ix) Control System Engineering (x) Power Electronics|
|c||Engineering Branch||(i) Mechanical (ii) Marine (iii) Automotive (iv) Mechtronics (v) Industrial & Production (vi) Metallurgy (vii) Aeronautical/Aerospace (viii) B.S. Marine Engineering (ix) Instrumentation (x) Instrumentation & Control (xi) Automation & Robotics (xii) Industrial Engg. & Management (xiii) Production Engg|
|d||Electrical Branch||‘Electrical’ or ‘Electronics’ or ‘Control’ or ‘Telecommunication’ or ‘Instrumentation’ or ‘Power Engg.’ or ‘Electronics & Communication’ or ‘Control System Engg.’ or ‘Power Electronics|
|Executive (GS) Branch|
|e||Executive (GS / Hydro Cadre)||BE/B.Tech (any discipline)|
Candidates with NCC ‘C’ Certificate will be given preference.
- Candidates who are educationally eligible for more than one Branch/Cadre should fill up (apply only one Application Form) and mention his priority in the Form.
- Candidates not qualified or appearing in final exam are not eligible to apply.
- Technical branch candidates as mentioned above at Ser. No. (a) & (b) can also be allotted Air Technical Specilisation/appointed as Air Technical Officers by IHQ MoD (Navy).
Duties of Executive Officer
General Service Officer. As an Executive officer, you would be at the helm of affairs in ships. Executive officers are leaders of men, strategists of modern warfare and ambassadors of our country when in foreign waters. Modern warship are highly evolved fighting machines needing capable and decisive leaders to operate them. A glorious career would see many highpoints and chief among them would be Command at sea. Executive officers actively participate in all facets of Naval operations i.e. air, surface and sub-surface operations. They are specialists in Missile and Gunnery, Anti-Submarine Warfare, Electronic Warfare and Communications, Navigation and Direction, Hydrography and NBCD.
Hydrographic Officer. Hydrography is one of the sub-specialisations of the Executive branch of the Indian Navy, which qualifies officers to undertake Hydrographic Surveys of uncharted Indian & foreign waters for production of nautical charts for safe navigation at sea. Hydrography not only contributes towards safety at sea, but also plays a big role in successful completion of various coastal/offshore developmental projects. It is a highly challenging and satisfying discipline. The National Hydrographic Department of the Navy is one of the most advanced Hydrographic Services in the world. Officer’s joining the cadre undergo internationally recognised hydrographic courses, which would qualify them to undertake hydrographic tasks all over the world. Those joining Hydrographic Service would also get an opportunity to serve at the National Hydrographic Office, Dehradun and the National Hydragraphic School at Goa which are internationally acclaimed for their modern chart production and hydrographic training facilities respectively.
Duties of Technical Officer
Tech (GS) Branch As a Technical officer you would be responsible for keeping the naval ships and aircraft fighting fit at all times. Technical officers handle state of the art weapons (Gunnery, Missiles and Anti Submarine) and propulsion systems (Gas Turbines, Diesel and Steam Engine). Selected technical officers are also deputed for M Tech from prestigious academic institutes like IITs/IISC. Opportunities for handling projects involving high end technologies are also provided to Technical Officers.
Submarine Specialisation. As a Submarine Technical Officer you will be responsible to run & maintain modern submarines and its weapon systems. You would get professional satisfaction of maintaining hi-tech machines with state-of-the-art weapon control systems, computer controlled machinery and awesome fire power. On successful completion of the rigorous training conducted at different training establishments, you will be a proud possessor of ‘Dolphin Badge’ and become a member of a very elite arm of the Navy
- The candidates will be issued call up for Services Selection Board (SSB) based on their performance in Degree Course. If a candidate possesses higher qualification with better percentage, his higher qualification will be considered for cut off. Integrated Headquarters, Ministry of Defence (Navy) reserves the right to shortlist applications and to fix cut off percentage. No communication will be entertained on this account. SSB interviews for short listed candidates will be scheduled at Bangalore/Bhopal Coimbatore/Visakhapatnam during May – Oct 2014.
- SSB interview will be conducted in two Stages. Stage I test consisting of intelligence test, Picture Perception and Discussion test will be conducted on the second day of arrival at SSB. Candidates who fail to qualify in Stage I will be routed back on the same day. Stage II tests comprising of Psychological testing, Group testing and Interview will last for 04 days. Successful candidates will thereafter undergo Medical Examination (approx duration 03-05 days).
- Candidates recommended by the SSB and declared medically fit will be appointed for training as per all India Merit depending on the number of vacancies.
- Change of SSB Centre for interview is not permissible under any circumstance.
- Any correspondence regarding change of SSB dates be addressed to the call up officer of the SSB on receipt of call up letter.
- No compensation will be paid in respect of any injury sustained as a result of tests.
- AC 3 tier rail fare is admissible for the SSB interview, if appearing for the first time for this entry.
Training is scheduled to commence in Dec 2014 at Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala. 20. Candidates finally selected for Tech (GS) Branch and Executive (GS) will be inducted as officers in the rank of Sub Lieutenant and undergo 22 & 44 Weeks respectively Naval Orientation Course at the Naval Academy, Ezhimala, followed by professional training in Naval Ships and Training Establishments. Full pay & allowances are admissible to officers whilst under training. They will be on probation for a period of two years, during which they are liable to be discharged if their performance is unsatisfactory.
Candidates finally selected for Submarine Specialisation, will be inducted as officers in the rank of Sub Lieutenant and undergo 22 weeks Naval Orientation Course at the Naval Academy, Ezhimala, Kerala followed by professional training in other Naval Training Establishments/Ships. On completion of the training the candidates will have to pass Submarine Qualifying Board. The candidate who fail to qualify in the Submarine Qualifying Board will not be retained in service. In addition, the candidates will be entitled for Submarine Pay and allowances upto Rs.17,500/- per month, only after qualifying the Submarine Qualifying Board.
Only unmarried candidates are eligible for training. Any candidate who is found to be married or marries while under training will be discharged and shall be liable to refund full pay & allowances drawn by him and other expenditure incurred on him by the Government.
Life in Navy is full of challenges and adventures. Navy provides some of the finest training facilities, which will turn you in to a skilled professional, mentally agile and physically fit officer