Applications are invited from unmarried Male candidates for grant of Short Service Commission in Executive Branch (General Services/Hydro Cadre) and Technical Branches (submarine) of the Indian Navy for Jan 2016 Course at Indian Naval Academy (INA) Ezhimala, Kerala. Candidates must fulfill conditions of nationality as laid down by the Government of India. Candidates already applied for the posts in the month of Mar 15 need not to apply again. Duplicate applications are liable to be rejected.
Organisation Name: Indian Navy
Post Name: Selected candidates will get a post in Executive or in Technical Branch according to the eligibility.
Age: The candidates applying for the above entries must be aged between 19½ and 25 years i.e. the candidate must be born between 02 Jan 1991 and on 01 Jul 1996, both dates inclusive.
Educational Qualifications: Candidates must have completed BE/B. Tech Degree with minimum 65% marks in aggregate from a recognised university in one of the following specified streams:
Executive (GS/Hydro Cadre): BE/B. Tech (Any discipline)
Technical Branch (Submarine Specialisation):
Engineering Branch: (i) Mechanical (ii) Marine (iii) Automotive(iv) Mechtronics (v) Industrial & Production(vi) Metallurgy (vii) Aeronautical/Aerospace (viii) BS Marine Engg. (ix) Instrumentation (x) Instrumentation & Control (xi) Automation & Robotics (xii) Industrial Engg. & Management (xiii) Production Engg.
Electrical Branch: (i) Electrical (ii) Electronics (iii) Control (iv) Telecommunication (v) Instrumentation
(vi) Power Engg (vii) Electronics & Communication (viii) Control System (ix) Power Electronics.
Physical Eligibility: The candidates should not be colour/night blind & must be physically fit according to following physical standards:-
(a) Height and Weight: Minimum height for male – 157 cms and with correlated weight.
(b) Eye Sight: Minimum visual Acuity for both eyes is 6/12 for Executive (GS/Hydro)cadre and 6/24 for Technical (Submarine Specialisation) correctable to 6/6(both eyes) with glasses.
(i) All candidates recommended by SSB will have to undergo medicals as per extant regulation.
(ii) Tattoo: Permanent body tattoos are only permitted on inner face of 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.
Cost to Company (CTC):
The CTC for a Sub Lieutenant would be approximately Rs. 74100/- for Executive(GS) and Rs. 90600/- for Submarine Specialisation (Engineering and Electrical). This includes Basic Pay, DA, Grade Pay, Military Service Pay, House Rent Allowance,Transport allowance, Ration Allowance and Kit Maintenance Allowance. These rates are subject to change from time to time.
In addition to the CTC mentioned above, Navy provides free Medical Facilities for self & dependents, LTC, Canteen Facilities, Entitled Ration, Mess/Club/Sports Facilities, Furnished, Accommodation, Car/Housing Loan at subsidised rate.
Group Insurance & Gratuity:
Insurance cover of Rs. 57 lakhs for Submarine Specialisation and 50 lakhs for Executive (GS) (on contribution).
On Commission, officers are entitled to 60 days annual and 20 days casual leave every year (subject to service exigencies). They are also entitled for 40% rail concession to any place and free travel (as per extant rules) for self and dependents. Leave during training period will be as per the Training Policy in force.
Sports & Adventure:
The Navy provides facilities to pursue any sport of your liking. In addition, one can learn and participate in adventure sports, such as river rafting, mountaineering, hot air ballooning, hand gliding, wind surfing etc.
Duties of Officers:
Executive Officer/General Service: 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 warships 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 Communication, Navigation and Direction, Hydrography and NBCD.
Hydrography 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.
Tech (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 online application registration will close on: 6th June 2015.
» Last Date of receipt of printout of the Online Application Form with system generated Application Number and all the required documents: 16th June 2015.
For more details, refer to “Official Notification” given below.