Following are the technical entries of Indian Navy. These entries are also called direct entries where one does not have to give a written exam in order to get shortlisted for interview. The interview is often known as SSB interview (Service selection board interview).
Shortlisting of candidates is done on the basis of cut off marks decided. Therefore you need to have a good score in your academics in order to get shortlisted for the interview
Although vacancies are relatively less, Technical entries provide an opportunity to appear for the interview directly without worrying of clearing the written exams otherwise.

ENTRY-1

10+2 B Tech Entry

This entry provides an opportunity to aspirants who have passed their Higher secondary school (10+2) Exams to appear directly for interview often called as SSB interview (Service selection Board Interview) after being shortlisted based on their rank in JEE (Mains)

What is the eligibility to appear

Age At the time of applying candidate should be 16 1⁄2 to 19 years
Education Minimum 70% marks each in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics at 10 + 2 level. At least 50% in English either in class 10 th or 12 th . Candidates should have appeared for JEE (B.E/B.tech exams)
Gender Unmarried Male candidates are eligible to apply
Nationality Indian citizen

When & where does one apply?

Applications are out on the official website of Indian air force. You can apply online when the notification is out

DATE OF NOTIFICATION LIKELY SSB DATE JOINING MONTH
JUNE JULY - OCT JAN
NOVEMBER FEBRUARY - APRIL JULY

Likely SSB dates may extend in some cases but usually you will get a call within the above range.

Steps to apply:
  • Go to www.joinindiannavy.gov.in
  • Click on Register
  • Read the on screen instructions and apply
  • Fill the form carefully and submit. Note the registration number for future reference.

What's next after applying?

Once you have submitted your application, it will be reviewed by competent authority.

If your application is shortlisted, you will get a call for interview. Details of call letter will be mailed to you and you will be notified by SMS.

Once you are recommended by the SSB, you will undergo a total medical examination. At this stage if you are declared medically unfit you will be sent back. As soon as you are declared medically fit, your name will be accommodated in the Merit List.

Ranking in merit list is identified by the total marks secured by the candidate in interview. Finally let’s assume there are 100 candidates who made into the merit list and your rank in merit list is 68 further the vacancies required are just 70, In that case everyone ranking from 1 to 70 will get a Call letter to join the academy (course) for training.

Rest of the candidates will be considered merit out and have to undergo the same procedure again from scratch.

About training

All your expenses will be borne by government. You will be provided with all basic necessities and leisure wherever required. Further special care is taken at the MESS (dining hall of INA) where the best class of delicacy are served every day.

On the completion of the course, You will be awarded with B.tech degree from JNU

Over these benefits you are also liable to receive stipend per month at your respective service academies. The stipend keeps accumulating till your Passing out parade (POP) and total sum can be encashed at the end.

Once you are commissioned as an officer, your starting salary will range anywhere around 80k keeping aside all other benefits and perks

Finally, if you intentionally leave the academy in between, you are liable to reimburse the cost of training.


ENTRY-2

UES NAVY

This entry provides an opportunity to aspirants who are in their pre final year of graduation to appear directly for interview often called as SSB interview (Service selection Board Interview) after being shortlisted on the basis of campus interview.

What is the eligibility to appear

Age At the time of applying candidate should be 20 to 23 years
Education Minimum 60% aggregate marks till 5 th Semester (Pre-final year)
Gender Unmarried Male and female candidates are eligible to apply
Nationality Indian citizen

When & where do one apply?

Applications are out on the official website of Indian Navy. You can apply online when the notification is out

DATE OF NOTIFICATION LIKELY SSB DATE JOINING MONTH
JUL DEC-APRIL JUN

Likely SSB dates may extend in some cases but usually you will get a call within the above range.

Steps to apply:
  • Go to www.joinindiannavy.gov.in
  • Click on Register
  • Read the on screen instructions and apply
  • Fill the form carefully and submit. Note the registration number for future reference.

What's next after applying?

Once you have submitted your application, it will be reviewed by competent authority. Later, you will be called for Naval Campus Interview
Those qualifying in campus interview will be shortlisted for SSB interview, Details of call letter will be mailed to you and you will be notified by SMS.
Once you are recommended by the SSB, you will undergo a total medical examination. At this stage if you are declared medically unfit you will be sent back. As soon as you are declared medically fit, your name will be accommodated in the Merit List.
Ranking in merit list is identified by the total marks secured by the candidate in interview. Finally let’s assume there are 100 candidates who made into the merit list and your rank in merit list is 68 further the vacancies required are just 70, In that case everyone ranking from 1 to 70 will get a Call letter to join the academy (course) for training.
Rest of the candidates will be considered merit out and have to undergo the same procedure again from scratch.

What about training at INA

Cadets will undergo 22 weeks Naval orientation course at INA followed by professional training at naval ships and training establishments
All your expenses will be borne by government. You will be provided with all basic necessities and leisure wherever required. Further special care is taken at the MESS (dining hall of INA) where the best class of delicacy are served every day.
Over these benefits you are also liable to receive stipend per month at your respective service academies. The stipend keeps accumulating till your Passing out parade (POP) and total sum can be encashed at the end.
Once you are commissioned as an officer, your starting salary will range anywhere around 80k keeping aside all other benefits and perks
Finally, if you intentionally leave the academy in between, you are liable to reimburse the cost of training.


ENTRY-3

NAVY PILOT, OBSERVER & ATC

This entry provides an opportunity to graduates to appear directly for interview often called as SSB interview (Service selection Board Interview) after being shortlisted on the basis of marks secured in academics

What is the eligibility?

Age At the time of applying candidate should be
18 to 24 years for ATC
18 to 23 years for Observer & Pilot
Education Minimum 60% aggregate marks in Class 10 th & 12 th.
Additionally, he should have scored minimum 60% marks in English in class 12 th.
Minimum 60% aggregate marks in Engineering till 5 th semester for regular courses.
Minimum 60% aggregate marks in Engineering till 7 th semester for those who who have undertaken Integrated courses (B.tech+M.tech)
Gender Unmarried Male and female candidates are eligible to apply
Nationality Indian citizen

When & where does one apply?

Applications are out on the official website of Indian Navy. You can apply online when the notification is out

DATE OF NOTIFICATION LIKELY SSB DATE JOINING MONTH
FEB MARCH-JULY DEC
AUG NOVEMBER-MARCH JUNE

Likely SSB dates may extend in some cases but usually you will get a call within the above range.

Steps to apply:

  • Go to www.joinindiannavy.gov.in
  • Click on Register
  • Read the on screen instructions and apply
  • Fill the form carefully and submit. Note the registration number for future reference.

What's next after applying?

Once you have submitted your application, it will be reviewed by competent authority. Later, you will be called for Naval Campus Interview
Those qualifying in campus interview will be shortlisted for SSB interview, Details of call letter will be mailed to you and you will be notified by SMS.
Once you are recommended by the SSB, you will undergo a total medical examination. At this stage if you are declared medically unfit you will be sent back. As soon as you are declared medically fit, your name will be accommodated in the Merit List.
Ranking in merit list is identified by the total marks secured by the candidate in interview. Finally let’s assume there are 100 candidates who made into the merit list and your rank in merit list is 68 further the vacancies required are just 70, In that case everyone ranking from 1 to 70 will get a Call letter to join the academy (course) for training.
Rest of the candidates will be considered merit out and have to undergo the same procedure again from scratch.

What about training at INA

Cadets will undergo 22 weeks Naval orientation course at INA followed by professional training.
All your expenses will be borne by government. You will be provided with all basic necessities and leisure wherever required. Further special care is taken at the MESS (dining hall of INA) where the best class of delicacy are served every day.
Over these benefits you are also liable to receive stipend per month at your respective service academies. The stipend keeps accumulating till your Passing out parade (POP) and total sum can be encashed at the end.
Once you are commissioned as an officer, your starting salary will range anywhere around 80k keeping aside all other benefits and perks
Finally, if you intentionally leave the academy in between, you are liable to reimburse the cost of training.


ENTRY-4

SSC EXECUTIVE & TECHNICAL

This entry provides an opportunity to graduates to appear directly for interview often called as SSB interview (Service selection Board Interview) after being shortlisted on the basis of marks secured in academics

What is the eligibility?

Applications are out on the official website of Indian Navy. You can apply online when the notification is out

Age At the time of applying candidate should be 18 1⁄2 to 24 for Hydrography cadre, NAIC, Engineering & Technical Branch.
Education Executive Branch Hydrography Cadre - BE/BTech in any discipline.
Naval Armament inspection dadre - Electrical/Electrical & Electronics/Electronics/Applied Electronics/Electronics & Communication/Electronics & Telecommunication/Electronics & Instrumentation/Instrumentation/Instrumentation & control/microelectronics/Mechanical/control/industrial Production/Industrial/Production/Aerospace/Metallurgy/Metallurgical/Chemical/Material Science/Computer Science/Information Technology/Computer/Computer Application
Technical Branch Engineering Branch - Mechanical/ Marine/ Instrumentation/ Production/Aeronautical/Industrial Engineering & Management/ Control Engg/ Aerospace/ Automobiles/ Metallurgy/ Mechatronics/ Instrumentation and Control
Electrical Branch - Electrical/Electronics/Telecommunication/Electronics and Communication/Power Engineering/Power Electronics/ Electronics & Instrumentation/ Instrumentation & Control/Instrumentation.
Naval Architecture - Mechanical/Civil/Aeronautical/Aerospace/Metallurgy/Naval Architecture/Ocean Engineering/Marine Engineering/ Ship Technology/Ship Building/ Ship Design

When & where does one apply?

DATE OF NOTIFICATION LIKELY SSB DATE JOINING MONTH
JAN MAY-JULY JAN
AUG NOVEMBER-MARCH JUNE

Likely SSB dates may extend in some cases but usually you will get a call within the above range.

Steps to apply:

  • Go to www.joinindiannavy.gov.in
  • Click on Register
  • Read the on screen instructions and apply
  • Fill the form carefully and submit. Note the registration number for future reference.

What's next after applying?

Once you have submitted your application, it will be reviewed by competent authority. If your application is shortlisted, you will receive a call for SSB, Details of call letter will be mailed to you and you will be notified by SMS.
Once you are recommended by the SSB, you will undergo a total medical examination. At this stage if you are declared medically unfit you will be sent back. As soon as you are declared medically fit, your name will be accommodated in the Merit List.
Ranking in merit list is identified by the total marks secured by the candidate in interview. Finally let’s assume there are 100 candidates who made into the merit list and your rank in merit list is 68 further the vacancies required are just 70, In that case everyone ranking from 1 to 70 will get a Call letter to join the academy (course) for training.
Rest of the candidates will be considered merit out and have to undergo the same procedure again from scratch.

What about training at INA

Cadets will undergo 22 weeks Naval orientation course at INA followed by professional training. Those who opted for hydrography cadre will undergo 44 weeks of Naval orientation course.
All your expenses will be borne by government. You will be provided with all basic necessities and leisure wherever required. Further special care is taken at the MESS (dining hall of INA) where the best class of delicacy are served every day.
Over these benefits you are also liable to receive stipend per month at your respective service academies. The stipend keeps accumulating till your Passing out parade (POP) and total sum can be encashed at the end.
Once you are commissioned as an officer, your starting salary will range anywhere around 80k keeping aside all other benefits and perks
Finally, if you intentionally leave the academy in between, you are liable to reimburse the cost of training.

Technical Entries

Following are the technical entries of Indian Army. These entries are also called direct entries where one does not have to give a written exam in order to get shortlisted for interview. The interview is often known as SSB interview (Service selection board interview). Shortlisting of candidates is done on the basis of cut off marks decided. Therefore you need to have a good score in your academics in order to get shortlisted for the interview Although vacancies are relatively less, Technical entries provide an opportunity to appear for the interview directly without worrying of clearing the written exams otherwise.

ENTRY-1

10+2 TES Entry

This entry provides an opportunity to aspirants who have passed their Higher secondary school (10+2) Exams with PCM to appear directly for interview often called as SSB interview (Service selection Board Interview) after being shortlisted based on their 10+2 Final Board Marks

What is the eligibility?

Age At the time of commencement of course candidate should be 16 1⁄2 to 19 1⁄2 years
Education Minimum 70% marks each in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics at 10 + 2 level.
Gender Unmarried Male candidates are eligible to apply
Nationality A citizen of India, or a subject of Bhutan, or a subject of Nepal, or a Tibetan refugee or a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka and East African Countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire and Ethiopia or Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India

When & where does one apply?

Applications are out on the official website of Joinindianarmy. You can apply online when the notification is out

DATE OF NOTIFICATION LIKELY SSB DATE JOINING MONTH
OCTOBER JAN-APRIL JULY
MAY JULY- OCTOBER JAN

Likely SSB dates may extend in some cases but usually you will get a call within the above range.

Steps to apply:
  • Go to www.joinindiannavy.gov.in
  • Click on Register
  • Read the on screen instructions and apply
  • Fill the form carefully and submit. Note the registration number for future reference.

What's next after applying?

Once you have submitted your application, it will be reviewed by competent authority.
If your application is shortlisted, you will get a call for interview. Details of call letter will be mailed to you and you will be notified by SMS.
Once you are recommended by the SSB, you will undergo a total medical examination. At this stage if you are declared medically unfit you will be sent back. As soon as you are declared medically fit, your name will be accommodated in the Merit List.
Ranking in merit list is identified by the total marks secured by the candidate in interview. Finally let’s assume there are 100 candidates who made into the merit list and your rank in merit list is 68 further the vacancies required are just 70, In that case everyone ranking from 1 to 70 will get a Call letter to join the academy (course) for training.
Rest of the candidates will be considered merit out and have to undergo the same procedure again from scratch.

What about training at OTA Gaya

3 years pre commission training at CME Pune, MCTE Mhow, MCEME Secunderabad and 1 year post commission training at any of the above said establishments. On the completion of the course, You will be awarded with Requisite Engineering degree from JNU
All your expenses will be borne by government. You will be provided with all basic necessities and leisure wherever required. Further special care is taken at the MESS (dining hall of OTA) where the best class of delicacy are served every day.
Over these benefits you are also liable to receive stipend per month at your respective service academies in post commission training. The stipend keeps accumulating till your Passing out parade (POP) and total sum can be encashed at the end.
Once you are commissioned as an officer, your starting salary will range anywhere around 80k keeping aside all other benefits and perks
Finally, if you intentionally leave the academy in between, you are liable to reimburse the cost of training.


ENTRY-2

TGC Entry

This entry provides an opportunity to Engineering graduates to appear directly for interview often called as SSB interview (Service selection Board Interview) after being shortlisted on the basis of their academic score.

What is the eligibility?

Age At the time of commencement of course candidate should be 20 to 27 years
Education Passed or in final year of Engineering.
Gender Unmarried Male candidates are eligible to apply
Nationality A citizen of India, or a subject of Bhutan, or a subject of Nepal, or a Tibetan refugee or a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka and East African Countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire and Ethiopia or Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India

When & where does one apply?

Applications are out on the official website of Joinindianarmy. You can apply online when the notification is out

DATE OF NOTIFICATION LIKELY SSB DATE JOINING MONTH
OCTOBER-NOVEMBER JAN-APRIL JULY
APRIL-MAY JULY- OCTOBER JAN

Likely SSB dates may extend in some cases but usually you will get a call within the above range.

Steps to apply:
  • Go to www.joinindiannavy.gov.in
  • Click on Register
  • Read the on screen instructions and apply
  • Fill the form carefully and submit. Note the registration number for future reference.

What's next after applying?

Once you have submitted your application, it will be reviewed by competent authority.
If your application is shortlisted, you will get a call for interview. Details of call letter will be mailed to you and you will be notified by SMS.
Once you are recommended by the SSB, you will undergo a total medical examination. At this stage if you are declared medically unfit you will be sent back. As soon as you are declared medically fit, your name will be accommodated in the Merit List.
Ranking in merit list is identified by the total marks secured by the candidate in interview. Finally let’s assume there are 100 candidates who made into the merit list and your rank in merit list is 68 further the vacancies required are just 70, In that case everyone ranking from 1 to 70 will get a Call letter to join the academy (course) for training.
Rest of the candidates will be considered merit out and have to undergo the same procedure again from scratch.

What about training at IMA

Duration of training will be 1 Year at IMA
All your expenses will be borne by government. You will be provided with all basic necessities and leisure wherever required. Further special care is taken at the MESS (dining hall of IMA) where the best class of delicacy are served every day.
Over these benefits you are also liable to receive stipend per month. The stipend keeps accumulating till your Passing out parade (POP) and total sum can be encashed at the end.
Once you are commissioned as an officer, your starting salary will range anywhere around 80k keeping aside all other benefits and perks
Finally, if you intentionally leave the academy in between, you are liable to reimburse the cost of training.


ENTRY-3

SSC TECH Entry

This entry provides an opportunity to Engineering graduates to appear directly for interview often called as SSB interview (Service selection Board Interview) after being shortlisted on the basis of their academic score.

What is the eligibility?

Age At the time of commencement of course candidate should be 20 to 27 years
Education Passed or in final year of Engineering.
Gender Unmarried Male and female candidates are eligible to apply
Nationality A citizen of India, or a subject of Bhutan, or a subject of Nepal, or a Tibetan refugee or a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka and East African Countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire and Ethiopia or Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India

When & where does one apply?

Applications are out on the official website of Joinindianarmy. You can apply online when the notification is out

DATE OF NOTIFICATION LIKELY SSB DATE JOINING MONTH
JULY-AUGUST OCTOBER-JAN APRIL
JAN-FEB APRIL-JULY OCTOBER

Likely SSB dates may extend in some cases but usually you will get a call within the above range.

Steps to apply:
  • Go to www.joinindiannavy.gov.in
  • Click on Register
  • Read the on screen instructions and apply
  • Fill the form carefully and submit. Note the registration number for future reference.

What's next after applying?

Once you have submitted your application, it will be reviewed by competent authority.
If your application is shortlisted, you will get a call for interview. Details of call letter will be mailed to you and you will be notified by SMS.
Once you are recommended by the SSB, you will undergo a total medical examination. At this stage if you are declared medically unfit you will be sent back. As soon as you are declared medically fit, your name will be accommodated in the Merit List.
Ranking in merit list is identified by the total marks secured by the candidate in interview. Finally let’s assume there are 100 candidates who made into the merit list and your rank in merit list is 68 further the vacancies required are just 70, In that case everyone ranking from 1 to 70 will get a Call letter to join the academy (course) for training.
Rest of the candidates will be considered merit out and have to undergo the same procedure again from scratch.

What about training at OTA

Duration of training will be 49 weeks at OTA chennai
All your expenses will be borne by government. You will be provided with all basic necessities and leisure wherever required. Further special care is taken at the MESS (dining hall of OTA) where the best class of delicacy are served every day.
Over these benefits you are also liable to receive stipend per month. The stipend keeps accumulating till your Passing out parade (POP) and total sum can be encashed at the end.
Once you are commissioned as an officer, your starting salary will range anywhere around 80k keeping aside all other benefits and perks
Finally, if you intentionally leave the academy in between, you are liable to reimburse the cost of training.


ENTRY-4

AEC Entry

This entry provides an opportunity for graduates to appear directly for interview often called as SSB interview (Service selection Board Interview) after being shortlisted on the basis of their academic score.

What is the eligibility?

Age At the time of commencement of course candidate should be 20 to 27 years
Education Post graduation in any of the following with minimum 2 nd division. Post graduation in following with minimum 2 nd division. MA in English/Economics/History/ Geography/Pol.Science/Philosophy/Psychology/ Sociology/Public Administration/Statistics /International Relation/International Studies. M.Sc in Physics/Chemistry/Maths/Botany/Geology/ Nano Science/ Electronics/MCom/MCA Foreign language (MA in Chinese/Tibetan/Burmese/ Pushto/Dari & Arabic)
Gender Unmarried Male candidates are eligible to apply
Nationality A citizen of India, or a subject of Bhutan, or a subject of Nepal, or a Tibetan refugee or a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka and East African Countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire and Ethiopia or Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India

When & where does one apply?

Applications are out on the official website of Joinindianarmy. You can apply online when the notification is out

DATE OF NOTIFICATION LIKELY SSB DATE JOINING MONTH
MAY-JUNE AUGUST-OCTOBER JANUARY
NOVEMBER-DECEMBER JANUARY-APRIL JULY

Likely SSB dates may extend in some cases but usually you will get a call within the above range.

Steps to apply:
  • Go to www.joinindiannavy.gov.in
  • Click on Register
  • Read the on screen instructions and apply
  • Fill the form carefully and submit. Note the registration number for future reference.

What's next after applying?

Once you have submitted your application, it will be reviewed by competent authority.
If your application is shortlisted, you will get a call for interview. Details of call letter will be mailed to you and you will be notified by SMS.
Once you are recommended by the SSB, you will undergo a total medical examination. At this stage if you are declared medically unfit you will be sent back. As soon as you are declared medically fit, your name will be accommodated in the Merit List.
Ranking in merit list is identified by the total marks secured by the candidate in interview. Finally let’s assume there are 100 candidates who made into the merit list and your rank in merit list is 68 further the vacancies required are just 70, In that case everyone ranking from 1 to 70 will get a Call letter to join the academy (course) for training.
Rest of the candidates will be considered merit out and have to undergo the same procedure again from scratch.

What about training at IMA

Duration of training will be 1 year at IMA
All your expenses will be borne by government. You will be provided with all basic necessities and leisure wherever required. Further special care is taken at the MESS (dining hall of IMA) where the best class of delicacy are served every day.
Over these benefits you are also liable to receive stipend per month. The stipend keeps accumulating till your Passing out parade (POP) and total sum can be encashed at the end.
Once you are commissioned as an officer, your starting salary will range anywhere around 80k keeping aside all other benefits and perks
Finally, if you intentionally leave the academy in between, you are liable to reimburse the cost of training.