The Indian Navy Short Service Commission Officers in the Education Branch of the Indian Navy

Name of Institute / University

The Indian Navy

Courses Offered

Applications are invited from unmarried Male and Female Candidates for Short Service Commission Officers in the Education Branch of the Indian Navy for Course commencing Jan 2011 at Indian Naval Academy (INA), Ezhimala, Kerala.


Age: 21 to 25 years (candidate born between 02 Jan 1986 and 01 Jan 1990 both dates inclusive).

A Masters Degree in one of the following with minimum 50% marks

Physics (with Maths in B.Sc.) , Maths (with Physics in B.Sc.), Chemistry (with physics or Maths in B.Sc.), English and History.

Note: Candidates who have not completed their Degree (i.e. appearing candidates) need not apply.

Physical Standards

(a) Minimum height: Male 157 cms. Female - 152 cms with correlated weight.

(b) Eye Sight: The minimum acceptable standard for distant vision 6/60, 6/60 correctable to 6/6, 6/12 with glasses. Should not be colour/ night blind.

How To Apply

(a) If you meet the above requirements, apply on plain A4 size paper (typed or handwritten) in the prescribed Application Format. The envelop containing the form should be superscribe with "EDUCATION BRANCH ā€¢ JAN 2011 COURSE, Educational Qualification M.Sc. (Physics/ Maths) (as applicable) Aggregate Percentage .......... %" and should be sent by 21st May, 2010 to

Post Bag No. 04, Chanakyapuri PO. New Delhi ā€“ 110 021

Application sent by Speed Post / Regd Post/Courier/Email will not be accepted.

b) Application must be sent in the format given in this advertisement, otherwise it will be rejected.

(c) Application must be accompanied by attested copies of (i) 10th standard certificate for verification of date of birth and other educational certificates (ii) Marks statement of all semesters / years.

(d) Application and requisite enclosures must be properly tagged by thread, 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 Service Selection Board (SSB) interviews based on their performance in BE/B Tech & Masters Degree Courses. No communication will be entertained on this account. If a candidate possesses higher qualification with higher percentage, his higher qualification will be considered for cut off. Integrated Headquarters, Ministry of Defence (Navy) (IHO-MOD (Navy)) reserves the right to shortlist applications and to fix cut off percentage. No communication will be entertained on this account.

(b) SSB interviews for short listed candidates will be scheduled during Jan-Nov 2010 at Bangalore/Bhopal/Coimbatore.

(c) The total duration of SSB interviews is of 5 days, consisting Stage I (Day one) and Stage ll (Four days). Stage I Tests consist of Intelligence Tests, Picture Perception and Discussion Tests (PDPT) Candidates who fail to qualify in Stage l will be routed back on the same day from SSB centre. Stage ll Tests consist of Psychological Tests, Group Task Tests, Group discussion and Interview.

Recommended candidates will thereafter undergo Medical Examination at nearest military hospital for duration of 05 days.

(d) Candidates recommended by the SSBs and declared medically fit, will be appointed for training in order of All India Merit depending on the number of vacancies. The confirmation in the service is subject to satisfactory Police Verification Report and Character & Antecedent Certificate.

(e) Change of SSB centre for interview is not permissible under any circumstances.

(t) 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, 'Cā€™ Wing, Sena Bhawan, IHQ-MOD (N), New Delhi-110011 (Fax No. 011-23011282). Allocation of fresh dates will be subject to availability of batches for the entry.

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

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

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