Indian Navy Invites Applications for Cadet Entry Based on JEE Main Rank

Indian Navy has released a notification for students interested in pursuing a 4-year degree course under the Technical Entry Scheme in Air Force or (10+2) B, Tech. Cadet Entry Scheme based on All India rank of JEE Main 2018. The notification is out of the official website of Indian Navy –, for which only unmarried male candidates are eligible to apply.

Interested eligible candidates can apply for January 2019 batch on or before 21 June, 2018 via online mode only. No application forms will be accepted after the due date. There is no application fee and the course will be conducted at Indian Naval Academy (INA), Ezhimala located in Kerala.

Important Dates for Indian Navy Recruitment 2018

The important Dates for Indian Navy Recruitment 2018 for Cadet Entry is indicated below. JEE Main 2018 Result was announced on April 30, 2018.

Starting Date for Application – 2nd June, 2018

Last Date for Application – 21st June, 2018

Eligibility Criteria for Indian Navy Recruitment 2018


  • Candidates must have passed senior secondary examination (10th & 12th) or equivalent with a minimum aggregate score of 70% in subjects like Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics, from any board recognized by Council of Boards of School Education in India (COBSE).
  • A minimum of 50% is also necessary in English (either in class 10th or class 12th).
  • Students must also have appeared for JEE Main 2018 to apply for the post.


Candidates should have been born between 2nd July, 1999 and 1st January, 2002 to be eligible to apply.

How to Apply for Indian Navy Recruitment 2018?

By following the simple steps mentioned below, one can easily apply for the post.

Step 1: Go the official website of Indian Navy –

Step 2: Check all the recruitment details for the desired post and proceed to fill the application form.

Step 3: If you already have an account, then click on “LOGIN” and login to your account by filling the registered email address and password.

Step 4: If you do not have an account then click on “REGISTER”.

Step 5: On clicking “Register”, two options are displayed – Register with Aadhaar Number and Register without Aadhaar Number.

Step 6: Select an option and create an account by filling in the required credentials and login.

Step 7: Carefully fill the application form and click “SUBMIT”.

Step 8: Download the filled application form for all future references.

Selection Procedure (SSB)

Eligible candidates will be shortlisted for Service Selection Board (SSB) interview, which is the first stage, on the basis of their respective JEE Main 2018 All India Rank.

The SSB interview will be held in two stages, for which the details are available on the official website (

  • Stage I for SSB includes group discussion, intelligence test, and picture perception test
  • Stage II will be held for 4 consecutive days and comprise psychological testing, group testing and interview. On qualifying stage II, candidates will have to undergo medical examination that is expected continue for another 03-05 days.

The training is all set to commence in the month of January 2019. Indian Navy will bear the entire cost for cadet’s training. Besides, cadets will be also eligible for mess service and free clothing.

Pay Scale At Indian Navy

Indian Navy is one of the most respectable organizations to work with both in terms of the organizations’ reputation and work ethics as well as the handsome perks and other benefits. Here is a list of all the details about the pay scale and other perks candidates will be eligible for after completing their B.Tech from Indian Navy.

Rank Pay Bands/Scale Grade Pay MSP
Sub Lieutenant PB-3/15600-39100 5400 6000
Lieutenant PB-3/15600-39100 6100 6000
Lieutenant Cdr PB-3/15600-39100 6600 6000
Commander PB-4/37400-67000 8000 6000


Allowances To whom granted Rate Per Month (in Rs)
Technical Technical Officers 3000-7500/pm
Instructional All officers posted as instructor 2700/pm
Flying Qualified Pilot/Observer 13500 – 21000/pm
MARCOs Qualified as MARCOs 13500 – 21000/pm
Submarine Qualified Submariner 13500 – 21000/pm
Diving Qualified Ships Diver 600/pm
Sea Going All Naval Officers serving Onboard Ships (Sailing Only) 6300-7800/pm
Uniform All Officers 24000 (Initial grant) & 7500 (Every 3 Yrs)
Hard Area All Officers posted in Hard Area as declared by Govt. 25% of BP+GP+MSP
House Ren To Officers not provided Govt. Accommodation 10-30% of Basic (Pay Band+Grade Pay+MSP)
Transport All Officers 1600-3200 (+DA thereon)

Other Perks and Benefits

Indian Navy offers mess/club/sports facilities (surfing, rafting etc.), free medical facilities for self & dependents, furnished Govt. accommodation, canteen facilities, car/housing loan at subsidised rates, entitled ration. Candidates are also entitled to 40% rail concession and free travel for self and dependents.

Officers are granted an insurance cover worth INR 75 lakhs (based on contribution). They can also avail 20 casual leaves and 60 annual leaves annually. Any leave during training period will be based on the Training Policy in force.

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