|Last Date for Indian Navy SSC Officer Pilot / Observer / NAIC Online Application : 29th April, 2016|
|Last Date for Submission of Indian Navy SSC Officer Pilot / Observer / NAIC Application : 09th May, 2016|
Indian Navy invites unmarried Men and Women to join the Indian Navy as Short Service Commissioned Officer as Pilot / Observer / Naval Armament Inspection Cadre ( NAIC ) for the course commencing January 2017.
Indian Navy applications 2016 are invited from unmarried Male candidates for Short Service Commission ( SSC ) in Pilot / NAIC and unmarried Male & Female candidates for Short Service Commission in Observer entry of the Indian Navy for course commencing January 2017 at the Indian Naval Academy Ezhimala, Kerala.
Eligibility Conditions for Indian Navy Pilot / Observer / NAIC Course 2016
Indian Navy Pilot / Observer / NAIC Course Age Limit 2016 :
- General Candidates : 19 to 24 years, born between 02 January 1993 and 01 January 1998; both dates inclusive.
- Commercial Pilot License Holders : 19 to 25 years, born between 02 January 1992 and 01 January 1998; both dates inclusive. ( Applicable for Pilot entry only ).
Note : Applicants who have failed in in PABT ( Pilot Aptitude Battery Test ) earlier are not eligible for Pilot Entry, but can apply for the Observer Entry scheme.
Age Limit for Indian Navy NAIC : 19 1/2 – 25 years, born between 02 January 1992 and 01 July 1998; both dates inclusive.
Educational Qualifications for Indian Navy Pilot / Observer / NAIC Course 2016
- For Pilot / Observer : BE / B.Tech in any discipline with Physics and Maths at 12th Standard. Minimum percentage in BE / B.Tech for Pilot entry is 60% and for Observer entry 55%. CPL holder must have valid and current Commercial Pilot License issued by DGCA ( India ).
- For Naval Armament Inspection Cadre : BE / B.Tech with 60% in any one of the streams i.e. Mechanical, Electrical, Electronics, Production, Instrumentation, IT, Chemical Metallurgy and Aerospace Engineering.
1. Candidates who have not completed their degree ( i.e. appearing candidates ) need not apply.
2. Only one application is to be filled.
3. Candidates who are eligible for more than one branch / cadre should mention priority in their application form.
The gender requirement for Indian Navy SSC Officer is as follows :
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Indian Navy Pilot / Observer / NAIC Physical Standards 2016
Pilot & Observer
Height and Weight : Minimum height for men 162.5 cms and for women 152 cms with correlated weight, leg length, sitting height and thigh length.
Eye Sight : The minimum acceptable vision standard for distant vision 6/6, 6/9 correctable to 6/6, 6/6. Should not be colour / night blind.
Naval Armament Inspection Cadre
Height and Weight : Minimum height for men 157 cms with correlated weight, as per age and height.
Eye Sight : Distant Vision 6/60, 6/60 Correctable to 6/6, 6/12 Should not be colour blind / night blind.
Tattoo : Permanent body tattoos on any part of the body are permitted to candidates belonging to tribal communities / from tribal areas as declared by the Government of India. For other candidates permanent body tattoos are only permitted on inner face or forearms i.e. from inside of elbow to wrist end on the reverse side of palm / back ( dorsal ) side of hand. Details in this regard are available on the naval recruitment website : www.joinindiannavy.gov.in
Note : There will be no relaxation in Physical Standards for Indian Navy SSC Officer 2016.
Indian Navy SSC Officer Training 2016 :
The training is tentatively scheduled to commence in the month of January 2017 at Indian Naval Academy ( INA ), Ezhimala. Full pay and allowances are admissible to the officers whilst under training. Only unmarried candidates are eligible to undergo training. If an officer voluntarily withdraws from initial training, or resigns during the probationary period, he / she shell be required to refund the cost of training in whole or in part, as may be determined by the Govt, and all money received by him/her as pay and allowances from the Govt. together with the interests on the said money calculated at the rate enforced for Govt. loans.
Pilot Entry : Pilot candidates will undergo 22 weeks of Naval Orientation Course ( NOC ) at the Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala followed by Stage I and Stage II flying training at the Air Force Academy / Naval establishments / Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Udaan Academy ( IGRUA ). On successful completion of training, the candidates will be awarded wings. The candidates will be entitled for flying pay and allowances only after award of wings.
Observer Entry : Observer candidates will undergo 22 weeks of Naval Orientation Course at the Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala. On completion of NOC the candidates will undergo SLT(X) Tech course followed by professional ab-initio training at Observer School. On successful completion of training at Observer School, the candidates will be awarded Observer wings. The candidates will be entitled for flying pay and allowances only after award of the Observer Wings.
NAIC Entry : Candidates will undergo Naval Orientation Course at the Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala, Kerala followed by professional training at various Naval Training Establishments / Units / Ships. Full pay and allowances are admissible to officers whilst under training.