Indian Navy SSC Officers in Executive ( General Service / Hydro Cadre ) and Technical Branches Course Dec 2014 – Selection Procedure
The Indian Navy invites Engineers to join the Indian Navy as Short Service Commissioned officers in Executive Branch ( General Service / Hydro Cadre ) and Technical Branches Dec 2014 Course.
A Glorious Life – A Global Experience
1. Indian Navy invites applications from unmarried male candidates for grant of Short Service Commission ( SSC ) in Executive Branch ( General Services / Hydro Cadre ) and Technical Branches of the Indian Navy for Dec 2014 Course at Indian Naval Academy ( INA ) Ezhimala, Kerala. Candidates to fulfill conditions of nationality as laid down by the Government of India.
2. Eligibility Conditions for Indian Navy SSC Officers 2014
Indian Navy SSC Officers Age Limit 2014 :
i. Age & Block dates for the different entries are as follows :
|Ser No.||Entry ( Branch / Cadre )||Age||Born between ( both dates inclusive )|
|(i)||Technical ( General Service ) Branch ( 'E' & 'L' )||19 ½ to 25 years||02 Jan 1990 to 01 Jul 1995|
|(ii)||Submarine Specialisation||19½ to 25 years||02 Jan 1990 to 01 Jul 1995|
|(iii)||Executive ( GS ) / Hydro Cadre||19½ to 25 years||02 Jan 1990 to 01 Jul 1995|
ii. Tattoo : Permanent body tattoos are only permitted on inner face or 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. Tribes with tattoo marks on the face or body as per their existing custom and traditions will be permitted on case to case basis.
3. Educational Qualifications for SSC Officers in Indian Navy 2014 : Completed B.E / B.Tech Degree with minimum 65% marks in aggregate from a recognised university in one of the following streams :
|Ser No.||Branch / Specialisation||Eligible streams of B.E / B. Tech|
|Technical Branch ( General Service )|
|(a)||Engineering ( E ) Branch||(i) Mechanical (ii) Marine (iii) Automotive (iv) Mechtronics (v) Industrial & Production (vi) Metallurgy (vii) Aeronautical / Aerospace (vii) B.Sc Marine Engg|
|(b)||Electrical ( L ) Branch||(i) Electrical (ii) Electronics (iii) Tele Communication (iv) Instrumentation (v) Instrumentation and Control (vi) Electronics and Instrumentation (vii) Electronics and Communication (viii) Power Engineering (ix) Control System Engineering (x) Power Electronics|
|Sub Marine Specialisation|
|(c)||Engineering Branch||(i) Mechanical (ii) Marine (iii) Automotive (iv) Mechtronics (v) Industrial & Production (vi) Metallurgy (vii) Aeronautical / Aerospace (viii) B.S. Marine Engineering (ix) Instrumentation (x) Instrumentation & Control (xi) Automation & Robotics (xii) Industrial Engg. & Management (xiii) Production Engg|
|(d)||Electrical Branch||‘Electrical’ or ‘Electronics’ or ‘Control’ or ‘Telecommunication’ or Instrumentation or ‘Power Engg.’ or ‘Electronics & Communication’ or ‘Control System Engg.’ or ‘Power Electronics’|
|Executive ( GS ) Branch|
|(e)||Executive ( GS / Hydro Cadre )||B.E / B.Tech ( Any discipline )|
Important Note for Indian Navy SSC Officers Courses 2014 :
Candidates with NCC ‘C’ Certificate will be given preference
- Candidates who are educationally eligible for more than one Branch / Cadre should fill up ( apply only one Indian Navy Application Form ) and mention his priority in the Form.
- Candidates not qualified or appearing in final exam are not eligible to apply.
- Technical branch candidates as mentioned above at Ser. No. (a) & (b) can also be allotted Air Technical Specialisation / appointed as Air Technical Officers by IHQ MoD ( Navy ).
4. Duties of Indian Navy Executive Officer 2014
As an Indian Navy 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 warship 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 Communications, Navigation and Direction, Hydrography and NBCD.
5. Duties of Indian Navy Hydrography Officer 2014
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. Indian Navy 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.
The National Hydrographic Department of the Indian Navy is one of the most advanced hydrographic services in the world. Officers joining the cadre will undergo internationally recognised hydrographic courses, which would qualify them to undertake hydrographic tasks all over the world. Those joining Hydrographic Service would also get an opportunity to serve at the National Hydrographic Office, Dehradun and the National Hydrographic School at Goa which are internationally acclaimed for their modern chart production and hydrographic training facilities respectively.
6. Duties of Indian Navy Technical Officer
Tech ( GS ) Branch : ‘As a Indian Navy SSC Technical officer you would be responsible for keeping the Indian Naval ships and aircraft fighting fit all the times. Technical officers handle state of the art weapons ( Gunnery, Missiles and Anti Submarine ) and propulsion systems ( Gas Turbines, Diesel and Steam Engine ). Selected technical officers are also deputed for M.Tech from prestigious academic institutes like IITs / IISC. Opportunities for handling projects involving high and technologies are also provided to Technical Officers’.
7. 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 Indian Navy.
8. The Indian Navy Offers You
Promotions & Pay Scale for Indian Navy SSC Officers 2014 : Promotion from Sub-Lieutenant to Commander is on time scale basis subject to fulfillment of requisite service conditions.
The Pay Scale and promotion criteria for Indian Navy SSC Officers are as follows :
|Rank||Pay Band / Scale||Grade Pay||Military Service Pay|
|Sub Lieutenant ( SLt )||PB - 3 / 15600-39100||5400||6000|
|Lieutenant ( Lt )||PB-3 / 15600-39100||6100||6000|
|Lieutenant Commander ( Lt Cdr )||PB-3 / 15600-39100||6600||6000|
|Commander ( Cdr )||PB-4 / 37400-67000||8000||6000|
9. Indian Navy Allowances ( as applicable ) : The rates of allowances in Indian Navy applicable to officers are as follows :
|Allowances||To whom granted||Rate Per Month ( pm ) ( in )|
|Technical||Technical Officer||2500-6250 / pm depending on courses qualified|
|Instructional||All officers posted as Instructor||2250 / pm|
|Submarine||Qualified Submariner||11250-17500 / pm|
|Marcos||Qualified As Marcos||11250-17500 / pm|
|Diving||Clearance / Ships Diver||1000 / 500 / pm|
|Sea going||All Naval Officers Serving Onboard Ships ( Sailing Only )||5250-6500 / pm on basis of Rank|
|Uniform||All Officers||20,000 ( Initial grant ) & 6250 ( Every 3 Yrs )|
|Hard Area||All Officers posted in Hard Area as declared by Govt.||25% of basic Pay|
|House Rent||All Officers not provided with Govt. Accommodation||10-30 % of Basic ( Pay Band + Grade Pay + MSP )|
|Transport||All Officers||1600-3200 ( + DA thereon )|
10. Cost to Company ( CTC ) : The CTC for a Sub Lieutenant would be approximately 66500/- for Tech. ( GS ) and Executive ( GS ) and 77750/- for Submarine Specialisation ( Engineering and Electrical ) per month. This includes Basic Pay, DA, Grade Pay, Military Service Pay, House Rent Allowance and Transport allowance. These rates are subject to change.
11. Privileges : 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 Govt. Accommodation, Car / Housing Loan at subsidised rate.
12. Group Insurance & Gratuity : Insurance cover of 47 lakhs for Submarine Specialisation and 40 lakhs for Technical Branch and Executive ( GS ) ( on contribution ) and Gratuity will be granted to the officer as per the latest rules in force.
13. Leave Entitlements : On Short Service 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 Indian Navy Training Policy in force.
14. Sports & Adventure : The Indian 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, hang gliding, wind surfing etc.
15. Physical Fitness : In Indian Naval Academy curriculum, a lot of emphasis is laid on physical fitness. You are therefore, advised to remain fit by undertaking regular physical exercises, sports, running, swimming, etc. so that you meet the Indian Navy training goals successfully.
16. Physical Standards for Indian Navy Recruitment 2014
The candidates should not be colour / night blind & must be physically fit according to following physical standards :
- Height and Weight : Minimum height for male – 157 cms with correlated weight.
- Eye Sight.
Sl. No. Branch / Specialisation Eye Sight without glasses with glasses 1. Technical ( ‘E’ & ‘L’ ) ( General Service ) 6/24
2. Technical Submarine Specialisation ( ‘E’ & ‘L’ ) 6/24
3. Executive ( GS ) / Hydro Cadre 6/12
Indian Navy Short Service Commission
17. Short Service Commission is granted for a term of 10 years, extendable to 14 years, subject to service requirement and performance / willingness of the candidate. On completion of these tenures, officers are entitled for gratuity under the extant rules. Disciplined life, leadership qualities and professional skills imbibed during the service would stand as added advantages in acquiring second career, post exit from the Indian Navy.