Indian Navy, invites application from eligible unmarried man and women candidates for Short Service Commission (SSC) in Pilot and NAI entry for course commencing Jun 2017 at the Indian Naval Academy Ezhimala, Kerala. Applicants who have failed in Pilot Aptitude Battery Test earlier are not eligible for Pilot Entry.
For Pilot, Short Service Commission is granted for a term of 14 years and for NAIC initially for 12 years and extendable by 2 years. No extension will be given beyond 14 years
Start Date for Submission of online Application: September 10, 2016
Last Date for Submission of Online Application: September 30, 2016
Last Date for Receipt of Hard Copy of Online Application: October 10, 2016
Tentative Month for SSB Interview: December, 2016 to March, 2017
Venue for SSB Interview for Pilot: Bangalore
Venue for SSB Interview for NAIC: Bangalore/ Bhopal/ Coimbatore/ Visakhapatnam
Minimum Qualification Required:
Pilot- The candidates must have passed BE/ B.Tech degree or in the final year of Engineering Course in any discipline; with physics and maths at 12th standard.
NAIC- The candidates must have passed BE/ B.Tech degree or in the final year of Engineering Course in any one stream i.e. Mechanical, Electrical, Electronics, Production, Instrumentation, IT, Chemical Metallurgy and Aerospace Engineering.
Note: Candidates must have secured minimum of 60% overall aggregate marks on completion of BE/B.Tech. Candidates must also have fulfill required physical standards.
Pilot: Born between July 2, 1993 and July 01, 1998 both dates inclusive: Minimum age limit is 19 years and maximum age limit is 25 years.
NAIC: Born between July 2, 1992 and January 01, 1998 both dates inclusive: Minimum age limit is 19 ½ years and maximum age limit is 25 years.
Mode of Selection: Candidates will be issued call up for Service Selection Board (SSB) interviews based on their performance in educational qualification.
How to Apply: Interested and eligible candidates are suggested to apply online through official website of Indian Navy, at www.joinindiannavy.gov.in
Applicants are further suggested to send the duly signed printed copy of online application form along with requested documents as per suggested in official advertisement by ordinary post to
Post Box No. 02, Sarojini Nagar PO, New Delhi – 110 023
Note: The candidates are suggested to super subscribe the envelop with Online Application No.____Application for pilot/NAIC JUN 2017 Course Qualification ………Percentage….%. NCC ‘C’ Yes/No
Pilot Entry- Pilot candidates will undergo 22 weeks of Naval orientation course (NOC) at INA, Ezhimala followed by Stage I and Stage II flying training at the Air Force Academy/Naval Establishment/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’.
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
For complete detail on this recruitment and other important guidelines, please refer to official recruitment notification from Indian Navy, here, Indian Navy Pilot and NAI Entry Course Commencing Jun 2017 Recruitment 2016-17 Notification