Indian Navy 10+2 (B.Tech) Entry 2018 – Notification, Dates, Eligibility, Apply Online

Indian Navy is one of the most reputed government organizations in India. It is the naval branch of the Indian Armed Forces. The Indian Navy was originated several years ago when East India Company’s marine used to protect British merchant shipping in 1612. During 1830, this navy was known as ‘Her Majesty’s Indian Navy’ and in the year 1934, it was renamed to ‘Royal Indian Navy’. Later in the year 1950, after India got independence it was renamed to Indian Navy.

Every year, Indian Navy organizes several recruitment sessions for the young men and women to join the prestigious Indian Naval Academy under various schemes. Recruitment sessions conducted by the Indian Navy are the best options for those who want to serve their nation through a challenging job. The best thing is that a job at Indian Navy offers best-in class facilities along with a good salary package.

Indian Navy 10+2 (B.Tech) Officer Entry Scheme Official Notification 2018

For the academic year 2018-19, Indian Navy has released an official notification for 10+2 (B.Tech) officer entry scheme. Indian Navy has invited applications from ‘Single Male students’ to join the esteemed Indian Naval Academy for a 4 year graduation course under the 10+2 (B.Tech) Cadet entry scheme.

Indian Navy 10+2 (B.Tech) Officer Entry Scheme Important Dates 2018

About Indian Navy 10+2 (B.Tech) Officer Entry Scheme

It is a recruitment procedure organized by Indian Navy under Cadet Entry Scheme. This recruitment procedure will be conducted for Permanent Commission based job. By qualifying this recruitment drive, an applicant can get admission in 4 years full-time B.Tech Program runs at the Indian Naval Academy (Ezhimala, Kerala). To know more, candidates need to go to the Indian Navy’s official website.

Number of Seats To Be Filled Through This Exam

At this point, total numbers of seats are still unknown. But it is assumed that Indian Navy will fill more than four hundred B.Tech seats available at both INA campuses. To know exact number of seats, you can visit Indian Navy’s official website or check here once it has been officially announced.

Indian Navy BTech Entry Eligibility Criteria 2018

  • Age

The candidates born in between 02 Jan 1999 and 01 Jul 2001 (include both dates) are eligible for this recruitment exam. Before applying, all the candidates must check eligibility criteria available on the Indian Navy official website.

  • Educational Qualifications

Along with above mentioned essential qualifications, candidates also have qualified JEE (Main) 2018 exam. Call letters for SSB (service selection board) interview will be issued on basis of JEE (Main) 2018 AIR (all-India rank).

Indian Navy 10+2 (B.Tech) officer Entry Scheme- Minimum physical standards

  • Height and Weight – Minimum height of an applicant should be of 157 cm with correlated weight as per age. Relaxation in height is allowed to applicants having a domicile of regions mentioned below.
  • Eye Sight – The minimum acceptable vision standards has been given in the notification. For distant vision is 6/6, 6/9 correctable to 6/6, 6/6 with glasses. An applicant should not be having night or color blindness.
  • Tattoo – candidates with permanent tattoo on any part of the body are not eligible for this recruitment exam. A candidate can read further details regarding this from the Indian Navy recruitment website.

Note – i) all the candidates must note down that there is no other relaxation criteria in physical standards except above mentioned

ii) All the applicants recommended by the service selection board (SSB) will have to undergo medical test as per extant regulations.

Indian Navy 10+2 (B.Tech) Entry Scheme Application Fee

All the interested candidates must know that there is no application fee to appear in this recruitment process. They just need to fill online application form and submit it. However, they need to pay their requisite training fee.

How To Apply For Indian Navy 10+2 (B.Tech) Entry 2018 Recruitment Procedure?

All the interested candidates are advised to apply for this recruitment drive through Indian Navy official website. Forms submitted in offline modes will not be accepted by Indian Navy. All the applicants need to register as well as fill online application on the recruitment website. Before applying, candidates need to read instructions very carefully. The procedure for applying online is given below.

  • Open Indian Navy official website by clicking here.
  • Find ‘Careers & Jobs’ section
  • On hovering mouse over ‘Careers & Jobs’ section, you will see ‘Become an officer’ section
  • On hovering mouse pointer over this section you will see ‘Engineering’ button
  • On clicking ‘engineering button’ you will be landed on online application page
  • At this page, you need to fill basis details such as name, age, mobile number, email address, Date of birth, gender etc.
  • While filling up your online application form, you also need to upload scanned copies of the following documents- 10th/12th marks sheet or certificate, recent passport size color photo, JEE (Main) 2018 scorecard (printed with All India Rank). All the candidates must note down that if any scanned copy is not readable/legible then his/her application is rejected by the exam conducting authority
  • Make sure you have one printed copy of online application form to use in future
  • At the time of SSB interview, called-up candidates need to carry printed application form along with original documents/certificates

Documents Needed While Filling Online Application Form and At The Time Of Interview

Candidates need the following documents at the time of filling online application.

  • 10th/12th mark sheet or certificate,
  • Scanned copies of certificates and
  • Jpg of photo & signature (scanned copies)etc.

In addition to this, finally shortlisted candidates need to carry duly signed application form with necessary documents (10th/12th mark sheet or certificate category certificate (if applicable)), few PP size photos, an original ID proof etc at the time of SSB interview.

Indian Navy 10+2 (B.Tech) Officer Entry Scheme Selection Process

The final selection for the SSB interview will be based on JEE (Main) All Indian Rank-2018. A list of short listed candidates will be prepared by IHQ of MoD.  Shortlisted candidates for SSB interviews need to attend interview at any of the following places- Bangalore, Visakhapatnam, Bhopal and Coimbatore.

Interview Process

SSB Interview will be divided and conducted into two stages-

  • Stage I– At this stage, a candidate need to pass the following test- Picture Perfection Test and Intelligence Test followed by a Group Discussion session. Those candidates who failed at this stage will be not allowed to sit in Stage II SSB interview.
  • Stage II– At this stage, a candidate need to undergo the following test- Group Testing, Interview. Final candidates who qualify Stage II SSB interview need to go through a medical Examination.

Medically fit and SSB recommended applicants will get an admission in the INA (Indian Naval Academy) Ezhimala, Kerala for training. On the basis of SSB marks, all India merit list will be prepared by the SSB. Finally selected applicants will be introduced as cadets for 4-year B.Tech. programme in Electronics & Communication Engineering (for Electrical Branch), Mechanical Engineering (for Engineering Branch including Naval Architect specialization) or applied Electronics & Communication Engineering (for Executive Branch) as per Navy requirements. On completion of the course, a cadet will be awarded a B. Tech Degree recognized by the one of the most prestigious universities in India, the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU).

Indian Navy 10+2 (B.Tech) officer Entry Scheme 2018 results

After whole interview procedure, the SSB will select final medically fit candidates. The finally selected applicants will get a joining letter issued by the SSB as per the prepared merit list.

Important Note :

  • The complete training cost, including reading material as well as books, will be borne by the Indian Navy. The candidates will also be offered with free mess as well as clothing.
  • All the candidates must read the instructions carefully before final online form submission
  • For complete ‘terms and conditions’, you must pay a visit at Indian Navy official website


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