List of Navy Entrance Exams


Indian Navy offers a lot of lucrative and prestigious career opportunities to aspirants. The recruitment process to the various positions of Navy is done through certain Entrance exams. The written test for the selection of candidates in Navy is carried out by UPSC. Those who pass the written test will be called for an interview. The interview may include areas of HR as well as other questions based on the qualifying exam. The interview is carried out by Service Selection Board (SSB). It is also mandatory to obtain the necessary qualifications from any of the recognized educational institution of the country.

List of Navy Entrance Exams

List of Navy Entrance Exams for those with HSC qualification

  • Indian Navy Sailors (Direct Entry) – Examination
  • I.N.A Exam - Indian Navy Artificer Apprentices Exam
  • Indian Navy Dockyard Apprentices Exam
  • Indian Navy Sailors Matric Entry Recruitment Exam
  • National Defense Academy and Naval Academy Examination
  • Indian Navy Senior Secondary Recruits Examination

List of Navy Entrance Exams for those with degree qualification

  • Indian Navy SSC (Engineering/Electrical) Entrance Exam
  • Combined Defense Services Entrance Exam

Union Public Service Commission carries out these entrance exams for the selection of various posts such as

  • Diving Officer
  • General Service Officer
  • Hydrographic Officer
  • Law Officer
  • Logistics Officer
  • Naval Armament Inspection Officer
  • Observer Officer
  • Pilot Officer
  • Provost Officer
  • Submarine Officer

Those with engineering degree can apply to similar positions in the technical department of Navy.  Short Service Commission carries out the recruitment to various posts in the engineering section. In addition to the above-mentioned post, Indian Navy offers vacancies such as Education Officers, Submarine Electrical Officer, Naval Construction Officer, Medical Officer, and so on. The women candidates are also eligible to enter Navy through the selection procedure of Short Service Commission.

Eligibility for attending Naval Entrance Exams

The educational degrees required for different post under Navy is different from each other. The minimum qualification required to join naval force is +2. Indian navy offers job opportunity to aspirants with technical as well as non-technical qualification. The applications are invited from Indian citizens two times a year. The examination is carried out at the selected centers over the country as mentioned in the notification. Those who pass the final interview have to undergo a medical test. These tests are carried out to find whether the candidate is physically fit for the post.

Exam pattern of Naval Entrance Exams

The exam pattern of Naval Entrance Exams may vary with designation. The written test for INA SSR Test usually includes questions from topics of general awareness, English, Mathematics, and Science. The candidate has to pass the physical test before attending these entrance exams.



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56 Responses to “List of Navy Entrance Exams”

  1. 56
    nikhil gupta:

    sir i have passed in 12th class but now i am confused .. which course and in which post exam can i give for navy . i am intrested in navy.

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    jitendra shakya:

    date of exam of indian navy salior entry

  3. 54
    Abhay singh:

    sir i have join m-navy in 2014 plzzzzzzzzzzz guide meeeeee

  4. 53

    respected sir please told me that the syllabus for officer entry in navy for electrical graduates.

  5. 52

    sir plese send SSR modal qustion

  6. 51
    sanjeev kumar:

    my name is sanjeev kumar. my age is 18. my qualification is 10+2(vocational in mechanical stream). please tel me how can i join navy?

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    j.k dash:

    i want to join indian navy. my qualification is is hsc pass. can i get the opertunity to join indian navy.

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    edward thynz:

    if i am an aeronautical engineer, what are the top ranks that i can get in the Indian navy?

  9. 48

    i want to do merchant navy i am 12th appeared student from science PCMB and i am not given any enterence exam how to i got direct admission in college can u suggest me college

  10. 47

    what exam should give for indian navy

  11. 46
    Prashant mehta:

    sir,my aim izz to become a navy caption…i

  12. 45

    Which are the best university for navy in India?

  13. 44

    i want to know about exams after instrumentation eng. and electronics and telecommunication diploma for indian navy..

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    mrunal s.d.:

    What are the different ways to join indian navy to ladies candidates? Which branches you suggest for engineering?

  16. 41
    uday kumar bhoi:

    I have completed +2sc i am fully interested join in indian navy .my height155cm.i have every activity join in nevy please allow me.

  17. 40
    chira sanna appa rao:

    i completed degree(BSc) age:23, height 163cm , may i eligible for the indian navy officer entry plz tell me

  18. 39
    Snehal sable:

    As a girl Can i join indian navy in place of my father after my 12th

  19. 38
    keshav singh yadav:

    sir,i complete diploma mech.(auto) . how to joine navi.

  20. 37
    Ashish kumar:

    Sir, i want to join indian navy.Sir can you please tell me syllabus for written test(maths,physics,english). Sir please send me the syllabus on my email id [email protected]. Sir,I will be your heartful thankful.

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    kirti aggarwal:

    respected sir or madam . .
    . can you plz tell me what courses should be do for indian navy

  22. 35

    Hai sir i have complted in degree in bsc.chemistary and i have pased ncc. ‘C’certicicate i am joing the indian navy plese adavise him

  23. 34

    Hello sir mujhe indian nevy ke 10th and 12th pass ke jobs ke form ki date uplabdh karwane ki kripya kare. mera eamail id- [email protected]

  24. 33

    i want do navy job

  25. 32

    sir i want to join navy jobs for any rank my qualification is 12from(pcm) and diploma from( mechanical ) my % is 55 is 12. and 57 in diploma

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    aman khan:

    sir i want to join merchant navy after my 12 class ,, this year i’ll be in 12 so after 12 i have to join it ;;;;;; what is the qualification required for 3rd officer rank

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    yogesh jhajhria:

    good day sir
    i filled tthe form of navy (tec)
    now i want to know about the exam

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    Shareef nadaf:

    Sir what are the opportunity to enter indian navy for Bsc in Physics,chemistry,mathematics.holders

  29. 28

    my name is manoj from delhi and i have done my BCA from jamia hamdard university and now i m pursing MCA(se) from usit,ip university.i want to join navy so plz inform me about any jobs for my qualifiction regards at my EMAIL ID:[email protected]. its my dream to join only navy.plz ….inform…………………….,;

  30. 27

    what are the opportunities for commerce graduates in the indian navy

  31. 26

    Sir,pls tell me the exam dats of ApA ,ssr

  32. 25
    Shubham kathait:

    Sir,plese give me the date of navy ssr exame.

  33. 24

    can i give SSR entrance exam after class 12

  34. 23

    i have done diploma in computer engg with 72%
    but in +2 nonmedical i have got 58%
    my date of birth is 8 oct 1989
    what is opportunity for me

  35. 22

    i want to know about admit card ssr 2012….

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    sushant N vanjeri:

    sir,i applied to the post of PC(Log),still i don’t received any letter or call,email from you.i am waiting

  38. 19

    sir iam very sad i am send many letters but could not reaturn the call lettlers and when is the ssc pilot jobs and more information send my email i requested for indian navy academy

  39. 18
    divakar yadav:

    sir i am very saidd not be my cal latter scr i send three time filled but not found call

  40. 17

    When 2012 MA Entranse exam started? Please inform date.

  41. 16
    Akshay kumar:

    i want to take information about artificier apprentice entrance exam

  42. 15
    kruti panchal:

    i have done B.SC COMPUTER SCIENCE …I want to join navy ..Which exam i have to give to join navy…

  43. 14

    i completed my BCA degree by distance education annamalai university please tell me about Gov job facilities in indian navy. Which type of exam & syllabus

  44. 13

    i am doing my electrical and electronics engineering third sem ,can i know the procedures to enter into indian navy as a pilot officer

  45. 12

    how i can get the updates of all forms with last date of submission at my email?

  46. 11

    respected sir,
    i am santhosh doing 3rd year electrical & electronics engg. i want to know tha i am eligible to attend indian navy examination in 7th semester..

  47. 10
    Devidas A Mali:

    I have completed my M.Tech(Pharmaceutical tech). My age is 25.I want to know various entry procedure to Indian Navy.

  48. 9
    Lokesh Rathor:

    Good evning Sir i want join IN after B.Tech

  49. 8

    sir,i cant accept my mr/nmr call letter
    please sent my call letter.
    my name is sumit yadav&my contact no is 9813131067

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    krishan singh:

    sir, please tell me about cds exam .

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    sachin patole:

    i am 12th science pass student. My age is 20 years. Is their any job opportunity in naval dock for me.. Plese tell me sir.

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    Abhishek Gupta:

    can I able to jion Indian army bcoz. i pass intermiadate only

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    Kalpesh Marathe:

    Pls give me sample of NDA&NA exam form.

  54. 3
    pankaj ku sen:

    sir ! i want to go in indian navy after mca so what should i do?
    please give me information to join.

  55. 2

    im suffering from hepatitis ,is there chace to enter into navy , educational is i had just completed my bsc nursing

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    rahul shaw:

    IHave a bad eye sight.but i want to join defence. is there any prospect for me.