Indian Navy SSC Officers Recruitment 2018

The Indian Navy invites unmarried and Women Indian Citizens to join Indian Navy as Short Service Commission (SSC) Officer in Executive Branch (Logistics and Law Cadres) and Unmarried Men as Short Service Commission (SSC) Officer for Information Technology and Permanent Commission (PC) Officers in Education Branch for course commencing July 2019. The Course conducted at Indian Naval Academy (NIA) Ezhimala, Kerala. The last date for submission of online registration is 5th October 2018.

Branch / Cadre

Total Vacancies

Born Between (Both days inclusive)

Type of Commission




02 Jul 1994 – 01 Jan 2000


Male & Female



02 Jul 1992 – 01 Jul 1997


Male & Female



02 Jul 1994 – 01 Jan 2000



Educational Qualifications:

SSC (Logistics) ā€“> (1) BE/ B.Tech in any discipline/ B. Architecture with First Class or (2) MBA with First Class or (3) B.Sc / B.Com / B.Sc.(IT) with first class and a PG Diploma in Finance / Logistics / Supply Chain Management / Material Management or (4) MCA / M.Sc (IT).
SSC X (IT) ā€“> (1) BE/ B.Tech (Computer Science / Computer Engg/ IT) or (2) M.Sc (Computer / IT) or (3) B.Sc (IT) or (4) M.Tech (Computer Science) or (5) BCA/ MCA
SSC (Law) ā€“> Degree in Law qualifying for enrolment as an Advocate under ‘Advocates Act 1961’.

Medical Standards:

(a) Height & weight: Minimum height Male – 157 cm, Female – 152 cm with correlated weight as per age and height.


Minimum Height (Male)

Minimum Height (Female)

Gorkha, Nepali, Assamese, Garhwali, Kumaoni and Uttrakhand

152 cm

147 cm

A&N Islands, Lakshadweep Minicoy (locals)

155 cm

150 cm

Bhutan, Sikkim & North East Region

152 cm

147 cm

Tribals from Ladakh Region

155 cm

150 cm

(b) Eye sight: The minimum acceptable vision standards for distant vision is 6/60 in both eyes, correctable with glasses to 6/6 in better eye & 6/12 in worst eye. Should not be colour/night blind.

(c) Tattoo: Permanent body tattoos are not permitted on any part of the body, however, certain concessions are permitted to candidates belonging to tribal areas communities as declared by the Government of India. For other candidates permanent body tattoos are only permitted on inner face of forearms i.e. from inside of elbow to wrist and on the reverse side of palm/back (dorsal) side of hand. Details in this regard are available on the naval recruitment website.

Selection Procedure:

(a) IHQ of MoD reserves the right to shortlist applications and to fix cut off/based on percentage of marks obtained in BE/B. Tech without assigning any reason. No communication will be entertained on this account. SSB interviews for shortlisted candidates will be scheduled at Bangalore/ Bhopal/ Coimbatore/Visakhapatnam during Dec 17 to Mar 18. Shortlisted candidates will be informed about their selection for SSB interview on their e-mail or through SMS (provided by candidates in their application form).

(b) The total duration of SSB interviews is five days consisting of two Stages – Stage I (Day one) and Stage II (Four days). Stage I test consisting of Intelligence Test, Picture Perception and Discussion test will be conducted on the first day of arrival at SSB. Candidates who fail to qualify in Stage I will be routed back on the same day. Stage II tests comprising of Psychological testing, Group testing and Interview will last for 04 days. Successful candidates will thereafter undergo Medical Examination (approx duration 03-05 days).

(c) Candidates recommended by the SSB and declared medically fit will be appointed for training as per All India Merit of SSB marks depending on the number of vacancies.

(d) Change of SSB Centre for interview is not permissible under any circumstance.

(e) Any correspondence regarding change of SSB dates be addressed to the call up officer of the SSB on receipt of call up letter. Candidates are to download the call up letter on receiving intimation from IHQ-MoD (Navy) at SMS/e-mail (provided by candidate in their application).

(f) No compensation will be paid in respect of any injury sustained as a result of test during SSB interviews.

(g) Return AC 3 tier/AC Chair Car rail fare is admissible for the SSB interview, if appearing for the first time for that type of commission on production of railway tickets. Candidates will carry photocopy of the first page of pass book or cheque leaf where the name, A/C No & IFSC details are mentioned, while appearing for SSB.

How to Apply: Eligible Candidates are to register and fill Online application on the Join Indian Navy recruitment website. The last date for submission of online applications is 5th October 2018.

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