The Indian Navy Invites unmarried men to join as Short Service Commissioned Officers in Executive Branch (General Service)

Name of Institute / University

The Indian Navy

Courses Offered

Applications are invited from unmarried male candidates for grant of Short Service Commission (SSC) in the Executive Branch (General Service) of the Indian Navy for Jul 2011 Course at Indian Naval Academy (INA) Ezhimala, Kerala. Candidates to fulfill conditions of nationality as laid down by the Government of India.


Age: 19 & ½ to 25 years born between 02 July 1986 and 01 Jan 1992; both dates inclusive.

Educational Qualifications

Any of the following:-

(a) Science Graduate with Physics & Mathematics with minimum 60% marks from a recognized University.

(b) BE / B.Tech with minimum 60% marks in aggregate in any discipline from an institution recognized by AICTE.

(c) Science Graduates (Physics & Mathematics) from a recognized University holding NCC Naval Wing, Senior Division ‘C’ certificate.

(d) Graduate / Post Graduate in Operations Analysis and Operational Research/ Quantitative Methods with minimum 75% marks from recognized University.

(e) Graduate/ Post Graduate in Mathematics, with Probability or Statistics with minimum 75% marks from a recognized University.

Note: Candidates who have not completed their Graduation (i.e. appearing candidates) need not apply, their application will not be accepted.

Physical Standard

(a) Height & Weight: Minimum height- 157 cms with correlated weight.

(b) Eye Sight: The minimum acceptable vision standard for distant vision 6/12, 6/12 correctable to 6/6, 5/6 with glasses. Should not be colour/night blind.

(c) There will be no relaxation in physical standards.

How To Apply

(a) Application Forms in accordance with the prescribed format and complete in all respects with superscription on the envelope “ APPLICATION FOR SSC ‘X’ (GS) - Jul 2011 COURS Qualification ........ Percentage ........ % NCC Certincate .......... (if applicable)"
are to be sent to the address given below by 27 Sep 2010. Applications sent by Speed Post / Registered Post / Courier will not be accepted.


(b) Application must be sent in format given on website , otherwise it will be rejected.

(c) Application must be accompanied by attested copies of: - (i) 10th Standard Certificate for verification of date of birth, (ii) other educational certificates, (iii) Marks statement of all semesters/years.

d) Application and requisite enclosures must be properly tagged/ stapled, integrated Headquarters, Min. of Defence (Navy) (IHQ-MoD (Navy)) will not be responsible for loss of enclosures, if sent loose.

Contact Details


Selection Procedure

(a) 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 without assigning any reason. No communication will be entertained on this account. SSB interviews for short listed candidates will be scheduled at Bangalore/ Bhopal / Coimbatore during Jan to May 2011.

(b) SSB interview will be conducted in two Stages. Stage l 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).

(C) Candidates recommended by the SSBs and declared medically fit wilt be appointed for training in Order of all India Merit depending on the number of vacancies

(d) Change of SSB Centre for interview is not permissible under any circumstance.

(e) Any correspondence regarding change of SSB dates be addressed to the President of the SSB on receipt of call up letter and copy endorsed to Directorate of Manpower Planning & Recruitment (OI&R), Room No 204, ‘C’ wing, Sena Bhavan, IHQ-MoD(N), New Delhi – 110011 (Fax No 011- 23011282).

(f) No compensation will be paid in respect of any injury sustained as a result of tests.

(g) Return 2nd Class Sleeper rail fare is admissible for the SSB interview, if appearing for the first time for this entry.

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