Join Indian Navy: Short Service Commission Officer Openings Jan 2025

Short Service Commission Officer Openings in the Indian Navy

The Indian Navy is inviting applications for Short Service Commission (SSC) Officers for the Jan 2025 course. Explore exciting opportunities in various branches such as Executive, Education, Technical, and more. These short service commission roles are initially for 10 years, extendable up to 14 years, with selected candidates appointed as Sub Lieutenants.

List of Available Positions

Executive Branch

  • General Service: 50 vacancies (Max 15 for women)
  • Pilot: 20 vacancies (Max 6 for women)
  • Naval Air Operations Officer: 18 vacancies (Max 5 for women)
  • Air Traffic Controller: 8 vacancies
  • Logistics: 30 vacancies (Max 9 for women)
  • Naval Armament Inspectorate Cadre: 10 vacancies

Education Branch

  • Education: 18 vacancies

Technical Branch

  • Engineering Branch General Service: 30 vacancies (Max 9 for women)
  • Electrical Branch General Service: 50 vacancies (Max 15 for women)
  • Naval Constructor: 20 vacancies

Total Vacancies: Around 264

About the Indian Navy

The Indian Navy, a formidable branch of the Indian Armed Forces, secures national interests in the Indian Ocean Region with a global footprint. As a tech-intensive force, it provides dynamic young Indians with an exciting workplace and unique leadership opportunities.

Qualification and Other Requirements

Eligibility varies across branches based on:

  • Specialization and percentage required in BE/BTech degrees
  • Age limits
  • Medical standards
  • Merchant Navy certificate holders and Commercial Pilot License holders have specific eligibility criteria
  • 5% relaxation on cut-off marks for NCC certificate holders

Job Location

SSC Officers will undergo training at the Indian Naval Academy (INA), Ezhimala, Kerala. Upon completion, postings may be at naval bases along the Indian coastline or abroad.

Pay and Perks

Sub Lieutenants start at a basic pay of Rs 56,100 with additional allowances, perks, subsidized accommodation, and family benefits.

How to Apply

Eligible candidates must apply online at Read instructions carefully before submission.

Important Dates

  • Start date for online application: February 24, 2024
  • Last date for online application: March 10, 2024

Medical Standards and Other Criteria

Candidates must meet the required medical examination standards for selected entries. No relaxations permissible post-recommendation from the Services Selection Board (SSB).

Application Fee

No application fee. Candidates bear costs for medical tests and travel expenditure during different stages and SSB interviews.

Join the Indian Navy

If you are an unmarried young Indian seeking a challenging and adventurous career, apply soon for the Short Service Commission in the Indian Navy. Seize this golden opportunity to build a career in the armed forces and serve the country.

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