Faaip | Tuesday 21 September 2021




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DATE OF OPENING - 21 Sep 2021                                                                                                                                                LAST DATE FOR ONLINE APPLICATION - 05 Oct 2021

1.   Applications are invited from unmarried eligible men & women candidates for grant of Short Service Commission (SSC) for c ourse commencing Jun 2022 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 – Air Traffic Controller/Observer/Pilot/ Logistics /Education/Technical (Engineering & Electrical) /Naval Architect.

Eligibility Conditions

2.Educational Qualifications.

Note (1)

(a)   Vacancies mentioned in para 2 are tentative and may be changed depending on availability of training slots.

(b)  *Merchant Navy Personnel.  Candidates having Government of India, Ministry of Shipping & Transport Certificate of Competency (Foreign going) either a s a Second Mate, Mate or Master and born between 02 Jul 1992 and 01 Jan 2003 (both dates inclusive) can apply for Executive Branch entry (General Service) and Technical Branch entry (SSC Engineering) as per stipulations stated at Para 2(a) & 2(g) respectively.

(c)  **Commercial Pilot License (CPL) Holders.  Candidates having valid CPL issued by DGCA (India) and born between 02 Jul 1997 to 01 Jul 2003 (both dates inclusive) can apply for
Pilot entry as per eligibility criteria stated at Para 2(d).

(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 2019.
(iv) The final selection will be subject to verification of the certificate by DGNCC/concerned NCC  unit for its validity. Candidature of individual will be cancelled at any stage of selection/training/post commissioning, in case of false declaration, misinformation, concealing of information.
(iv)  The mandatory minimum educational qualification in qualifying degree at all stages (SSB/Training/post commissioning) is 60%.

3.    Who Can Apply.   Candidates who have graduated or are in the final year, with minimum 60% marks in aggregate or equivalent CGPA from a University 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, or; Obtained a degree in Engineering with 60% marks in aggregate or equivalent CGPA/System from such foreign university/ college/ institution 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. The candidates will, however, be required to fulfil the educational qualifications stipulated above before j oining INA.  The candidates failing to meet stipulated educational criteria will not be permitted to join INA, Ezhimala.  All SSB recommended candidates would be required to inform their final result of respective degree by 30 Apr 22 to Indian Navy
on the email ID

Note (2)
(a)     Only one application can be filled by a candidate.
(b)     Approximately 1000 candidates, who have chosen SSC (Pilot) entry will be considered for SSB/CPSS/Aviation Medical Examination. Remaining candida tes will be considered for other
entries chosen by them.
(c)     Candidates must indicate their preference for other branches/cadres also, if they wish to be considered for those braches/cadres. (d)     Candidates will not be considered for branches/cadres that they have not selected.
(e)     Candidates are advised to ascertain their eligibility for branches/cadres, with respect to applicable medical standards, prio r to indicating their preference.
(f)      Candidate will be allocated branches/cadres based on their merit and preference, subject to fulfilling other criteria such as education, medical standards etc.
(g)     No equivalent stream of BE/B.Tech /other qualifications other than those mentioned in para 2 above, will be considered valid for selection process at any stage. 
4.    Medical Standards/ Relaxation in Height and Weight, Tattoo, Pay & Allowances/ Group Insurance & Gratuity/Leave Entitlements/Duties of Officers. Please visit website  for information.

5.      Tenure of Commission.      Selected candidates will be granted Short Service Commission initially for 10 years extendable by maximum 04 years in 02 terms (02 years + 02 years), subject to service requirement, performance, medical eligibility and willingness of candidates.

6.    Selection Procedure.   The selection procedure is as follows:-

(a) Shortlisting of application will be based on preference of entries and 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: - ).

(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)  Non-Engineering Degree Programme.  For candidates who have completed MCA, MBA, MA,  M.Sc,  B.Sc  and  B.Com,  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 the proof of completing the  qualifying  degree  with  minimum  60%  of marks  by sending  an  email  at  the  address . 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 examination / 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 candidate 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

7.  Medical.      SSB recommended candidates are required to undergo medical examination as applicable to their entry.   Candidates of Pilot entry are required to undergo Computerised Pilot Selection System (CPSS) followed by Aviation medicalexamination. Candidates for Observer entry are  to  undergo  Aviation  medical  examination.  Change  of  medical  hospital/center  is  not permissible under any circumstances.

8.  Merit List.    Merit lists would be prepared separately for Extended NOC and Regular NOC based on SSB marks. Candidates declared fit in medical examination would be appointed as per availability of vacancies in the respective course/entry.
9.    Training
(a)  Candidates except Merchant Navy will be inducted in the rank of Sub Lieutenant. Merchant Navy candidates having Government of India, Ministry of Shipping & Transport Certificate of Competency (Foreign going) either as a Second Mate, Mate or Master, will be inducted as Acting Lieutenant.

(b)   Officers of Extended NOC (General Service/Executive & Hydro) will undergo 44 weeks training at Naval Academy Ezhimala followed by professional training at Naval Ships and training establishments as per extent regulation.

(c)   Officers of regular NOC (all branches) will undergo 22 Weeks Naval Orientation

(d)   Only unmarried candidates are eligible for training. Any candidate who is found to be married or marries while under training,  will be discharged from service and shall be liable to refund full pay & allowances drawn by him/her and other expenditure incurred on the candidate by the Government.

(e)   If the officer voluntarily withdraws from initial training or resigns during the probationary period, he/she shall be required to refund the cost of training in whole or in part, as may be determined by Govt. & all money received by him/her as pay & allowances from the Govt. together with the interest on the said money calculated at the rate in force for Govt loans.

(f)   Candidates who fail to qualify the flying training (Pilot/Observers) will not be retained in Service.

10.    Probation Period.     Probation period for officers of all branches/cadres is two years. The probation period will commence from the date of grant of the rank of Sub Lt /Ag Lt and will terminate after two years or on completion of initial training (whichever is later). During probation the officers are liable to be discharged in case of unsatisfactory performance at any stage.

11.How to Apply.   Candidates are to register and fill application on Indian Navy website w.e.f 21 Sep 21.  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:-

(a)    Whilst filling up the e-application, it is advisable to keep the relevant documents readily available to enable the following:-
(i)  Correct filling up of personal particulars. Details are to be filled up as given in the Matriculation Certificate.

(ii)    Fields such as e-mail address, mobile number are mandatory fields and need to be filled.

(b)      All  relevant  documents  (preferably  in  original),  marks  sheets  upto  5th  &  7th semester for regular & integrated BE/ B.Tech courses and all semesters marksheets for  other degree examination, date of birth proof (as per 10th & 12th certificate), CGPA conversion formula for BE/B.Tech, Commercial Pilot Licence(CPL) issued by DGCA,
Government  of  India,  Merchant  Navy  certificate  issued  by  Government  of  India, Ministry of Shipping &   Transport, NCC ‘C’ certificate issued by the National Cadet
Corps and a recent passport size colour photograph should be scanned in original
JPG/TIFF format, for attaching the same while filling up the application.

(c) If any scanned document is not legible/ readable for any reason, the application will be rejected. Candidates are to take print out of application and carry it while appearing for SSB interview.

Note (3): Your application is subject to subsequent scrutiny and the application can be rejected, if found INELIGIBLE/INVALID at any point of time.

NOTE : Scan this QR Code to apply online

Davp 10701/11/0010/2122

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