Indian Navy - UES

Applications are invited from unmarried candidates who fulfil eligibility condition of Nationality as laid down by the Government of India for entry as Permanent Commission (PC) officers in Executive (GS) branch and Short Service Commission (SSC) officers in Executive and Technical Branches of the Indian Navy under University Entry Scheme (UES), for course commencing June 2017.

Educational Qualification: Applicant should be in the final year (4th/5th year) in an AICTE recognised university with one of the following disciplines and should have obtained a minimum of 60% aggregate marks till pre final year (till V semester for BE/B.Tech and VII Semester for 5 year integrated degree course):-

Sl.No. Branch/Cadre Streams in BE/B.Tech Gender PC/SSC
(a) General Service (X) (i) Mechanical (ii) Marine (iii) Aeronautical (iv) Production Engg (v) Computer Science Engineering (vi) Information Technology (vii) Control Engg(viii) Electrical(ix) Electronics (x) Telecommunication Men PC & SSC
(b) Pilot Any stream of BE/ B. Tech. (Phy. & Math at 10+2 level) Men & Women SSC
(c) Observer Any stream of BE/ B. Tech. (Phy. & Math at 10+2 level) Men & Women SSC
(d) IT (i) Information Technology (ii) Computer Science Engineering (iii) Computer Engineering Men SSC
(e) Engineering Branch (i) Mechanical (ii) Marine (iii) Automobile (iv) Mechtronics (v) Instrumentation (vi) Production (vii) Metallurgy (viii) Aeronautical (ix) Aerospace (x) Industrial Engineering & Management (xi) Control Engg Men SSC
(f) Electrical Branch (i) Electrical (ii) Electronics (iii) Tele Communications (iv) Electronics and Instrumentation (v) Electronics and Communication (vi) Power Engineering (vii) Control System Engineering (viii) Power Electronics (ix) Instrumentation & Control (x) Avionics Men SSC
(g) Naval Architecture (NA) (i) Mechanical (ii) Civil (iii) Aeronautical (iv) Aero Space (v) Metallurgy (vi) Naval Architecture Men & Women SSC
(h) Engineering Branch (i) Mechanical (ii) Marine (iii) Automobile (iv) Mechtronics (v) Instrumentation (vi) Production (vii) Metallurgy (viii) Industrial Engineering & Management Men SSC
(i) Electrical Branch (i) Electrical (ii) Electronics (iii)Control (iv) Tele Communications (v) Instrumentation (vi) Electronics and Communication (vi) Power Engineering (vii) Instrumentation & Control Men SSC

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  • Candidate must have minimum of 60% marks in overall aggregate on completion of BE/B Tech. The candidate failing to meet minimum cut off percentage will not be permitted to join INA Ezhimala.
  • Candidates who have FAILED in PABT (Pilot Aptitude Battery Test) earlier are not eligible for the Pilot entry.
  • Candidates are not eligible for UES entry if they have not studied Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics at Intermediate (10+2) level.
  • Technical Branch candidates as mentioned above at Ser. No. (e) & (f) can also be allotted Air Technical Specialisation and will be appointed as Air Technical Officers by IHQ MoD(Navy).
  • Candidates with BE/B.Tech degree in 'avionics' will be eligible for Air Technical branch only.
  • Candidates having backlog in any semester at the time of Campus interview are not allowed to attend the interview.
  • Candidates with less than 60% marks in overall aggregate till fifth semester/seventh semester (B.Tech/integrated degree course) are not permitted to appear for campus interview.

Age: 21 to 24 years as on 01 Jul 2017 (i.e. born between 02 Jul 1993 to 01 Jul 1996 both dates inclusive).

Medical Standards: The candidate must only apply if meeting the following medical standards

Branch/Cadre Min Height
(in cms)
Min Height
(in cms)
Eye sight Correctable with glasses
Executive (General Service) 157 - 6/12, 6/12 6/6 both eyes
Pilot 162.5 162.5 6/6, 6/9 6/6 both eyes
Observer 162.5 152 6/6, 6/9 6/6 both eyes
Electrical/ Engineering Branch 157 - 6/24, 6/24 6/6 both eyes
Submarine 157 - 6/24, 6/24 6/6 both eyes
IT 157 - 6/60, 6/60 6/6 both eyes
Naval Architecture (NA) 157 152 6/60, 6/60 6/6, 6/12


  • All candidates recommended by SSB will have to undergo medicals as per extant regulation.
  • Tattoo: Permanent body tattoos are not permitted on any part of the body, however, certain concessions are permitted to candidates belonging to tribal communities/from tribal areas 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: www.


  • The selected candidates will be appointed in the rank of Sub Lieutenant on the date decided by the Integrated Headquarters of Ministry of Defence (Navy) [IHQ-MoD(N)]. The Officers will be on probation for a period of two years or till completion of their initial training (whichever is later), during which they are liable to be discharged if their performance is unsatisfactory. The individuals who are granted PC will be entitled to the full basic pay of the rank, while those granted SSC will be entitled to half the basic pay for the rank, for the period from date of appointment to date of reporting at Naval Academy. This will be payable as a lump sum stipend at the time of joining INA, Ezhimala for training.
  • Candidates of SSC for GS(X), NA, IT and GS (Tech) will serve for 12 years, extendable to 14 years. The extension is subject to Service requirements and performance/ willingness of candidate. However, for Pilot/ Observer/ Tech (Submarine) the term of SSC is 14 years with no further extension.

Candidate can submit only Online (e-application) for this entry from 25 Jun 16 to 07 Aug 16
Online (e-application): Whilst filling up the e-application, it is advisable to keep the relevant documents readily available to enable the following:-

  • Correct filling up of personal particulars. Details are to be filled up as given in the Matriculation Certificate.
  • Fields such as e-mail address, mobile number are mandatory fields and need to be filled.

For filling up application online visit our website www. and proceed as follows:-

  • Click on the 'Apply Online Officer entry ‘on the Home page.
  • Fill the online registration form. Tips to assist in filling up fields have been provided as you highlight each field.
  • After filling the form click on Preview and check if all the information entered by you are correct.
  • Before clicking the Print application button, it should be checked in all the details entered in the form is correct as you will not be able to make any corrections after saving the records. Candidates can take the print of the application form by entering the relevant details.
  • Print a copy of this Application Form having the system generated Application Number. The copy of this application form along with copy of class X, 10+2 and mark sheets till fifth semester of B. Tech is to be submitted to the Campus Selection Team of Indian Navy at the time of campus interview.