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Indian Navy SSC Officer Recruitment for June 2024 Course

Utkarsh Classes Last Updated 02-11-2023
Indian Navy SSC Officer Recruitment for June 2024 Course

Indian Navy has announced the recruitment of Short Service Commission (SSC) Officers for Various Entry course commencing June 2024 at the Indian Naval Academy (INA), Ezhimala, Kerala. Online applications are invited from qualified unmarried men and unmarried women for the 224 vacancies in different branches of the Indian Navy.

Candidates must fulfill the eligibility conditions as laid down by the Indian government for specific posts under the SSC. Candidates who are chosen will get training for the corresponding branches, cadres, and specializations as listed below.

Indian Navy SSC 2024 - Officer Recruitment Overview

The table below contains all the necessary information for applicants who are interested in joining the Indian Navy as an executive officer in several branches.

Indian Navy SSC Officer - Important Dates

Recruiting Organization

Indian Navy

Post Name

SSC Officer

Selection for (Branches)

  • Executive Branch
  • Educational Branch
  • Technical Branch


Total 224

  • Executive - 106 
  • Educational - 18
  • Technical - 100

Application Dates 

7 October to 29 October 2023

Application Mode


Frequency of Exam


Selection Process

  • Shortlisting of Candidates
  • SSB Interview
  • Medical Examination 

Important Dates for Indian Navy SSC Officer Recruitment 2024 

Starting from 7 October 2023, eligible candidates can submit their applications until 29 October 2023. The following are the important dates for the Indian Navy SSC 2024.



Notification Release Date


Application Start Date


Last Date to Apply


Batch Starting Date

June 2024

Admit Card Release Date

To be notified

SSB Date

To be notified

Final Merit List

To be notified

Important Links for Indian Navy SSC Officers 2024

All the relevant links of the Indian Navy SSC Officer June 2024 batch can be found in the table below:

Official Website


Official Notification

Click Here 

Apply Link

Click Here

Admit Card

Click Here (link inactive)

Check your eligibility 

Click Here 


Click Here (link inactive)

Indian Navy SSC Officers Vacancy 2024

The Indian Navy SSC Officer 2024 course has a total of 224 vacancies in three different branches. The following table shows the branch/cadre, gender, and the distribution of vacancies accordingly:

Branch/ Cadre



Executive Branch

General Service {GS(X)/ Hydro Cadre}

40 (including 07 Hydro)

Men and Women 

{including 10 vacancies in GS (X) and 02 vacancies in GS (Hydro) for women}

Air Traffic Controller (ATC)


Men and Women

Naval Air Operations Officer (erstwhile Observer)


Men and Women (including 05 vacancies for women)



Men and Women (including 06 vacancies for women)



Men and Women (including 06 vacancies for women)

Educational Branch

Education - M.Sc.


Men and Women

Education - B.E./B.Tech. + M.Tech 


Technical Branch 

Engineering Branch {General Service (GS)}


Men and Women (including 09 vacancies for women)

Electrical Branch {General Service (GS)}


Men and Women (including 15 vacancies for women)

Naval Constructor


Men and Women




Eligibility Criteria for Indian Navy SSC Officer 2024

Candidates must meet specific eligibility requirements set by the Indian Navy to be considered for the Short Service Commission Officer course. Check all the essential eligibility requirements in detail below:


Candidates must fulfill the nationality criteria laid down by the Government of India.

Age and Educational Qualification

Check the table given below for the cadre-wise age limit and qualifications.



Born Between

Executive Branch

General Service {GS(X)/ Hydro Cadre}

BE/B.Tech in any discipline with a minimum of 60% marks

02 Jul 1999 to 01 Jan 2005

Air Traffic Controller (ATC)

BE/B.Tech in any discipline with a minimum of 60% marks (must have 60% aggregate marks in classes X and XII and a minimum of 60% marks in English in classes X or XII). 

02 July 1999 to 01 July 2003

Naval Air Operations Officer (erstwhile Observer)

02 July 2000 to 01 July 2005


02 July 2000 to 01 July 2005


(i) BE/B.Tech in any discipline with First Class; 

(ii) MBA with First Class; 

(iii) B.Sc/ B.Com/ B.Sc.(IT) with First class along with PG Diploma in Logistics / Finance / Supply Chain Management / Material Management, 


(iv) MCA/ M.Sc (IT) with First Class

02 July 1999 to 01 January 2005

Educational Branch


(i) 60% marks in M.Sc. (Maths/Operational Research) with Physics in B.Sc.

02 July 1999 to 01 July 2023

(ii) 60% marks in M.Sc. (Physics/Applied Physics) with math in B.Sc. 

(iii) 60% marks in M.Sc. Chemistry with Physics in B.Sc

(iv) BE / B.Tech. with minimum 60% marks in Mechanical Engineering

(v) BE / B.Tech with minimum 60% marks (Electrical / Electronics & Communication Engineering) 

(vi) 60% marks in M Tech from a recognized University/Institute in any of the following disciplines:- 

(a) M Tech in Production Engineering /Thermal / Machine Design; 

(b) M Tech in Electronics & Communication Engg /Communication System Engg /  Power System Engineering / VLSI 

02 July 1997 to 01 July 2003

Technical Branch 

Engineering Branch {General Service (GS)}

BE / B.Tech with minimum 60% marks in 

(i) Mechanical/Mechanical with Automation 

(ii) Marine 

(iii) Instrumentation 

(iv) Instrumentation & Control

(v) Metallurgy

(vi) Industrial Engineering & Management 

(vii) Control Engg. 

(viii) Aero Space 

(ix) Aeronautical

(x) Automobiles 

(xi) Mechatronics 

(xii) Production 

02 July 1999 to 01 January 2005

Electrical Branch {General Service (GS)}

BE / B.Tech with minimum 60% marks in 

(i) Telecommunication 

(ii) Electrical

(iii) Electronics

(iv) Electronics & Communication 

(v) Electrical & Electronics

(vi) Electronics & Tele Communication

(vii) Applied Electronics and Communication (AEC) 

(viii) Instrumentation 

(ix) Electronics & Instrumentation 

(x) Instrumentation & Control 

(xi) Applied Electronics & Instrumentation 

(xii) Power Engineering 

(xiii) Power Electronics

Naval Constructor

BE/B.Tech with minimum 60% marks in 

(i) Mechanical/ Mechanical with Automation 

(ii) Civil 

(iii) Aeronautical 

(iv) Aerospace 

(v) Metallurgy 

(vi) Naval Architecture 

(vii) Ocean Engineering 

(viii) Marine Engineering 

(ix) Ship Technology 

(x) Ship Building 

(xi) Ship Design

Qualifications for Personnel of Merchant Navy

  • Candidates who were born between 02 July 1994 and 01 January 2005 (both dates inclusive) and who have a Government of India, Ministry of Shipping & Transport Certificate of Competency (Foreign going) as a Second Mate, Mate, or Master are eligible to apply for Executive Branch entrance (General Service).) 
  • Those who were born between July 2, 1995, and January 1, 2005 (both dates inclusive) can apply for the Technical Branch entrance (SSC Engineering) if they have a certificate from the Government of India, Ministry of Shipping & Transport, stating that they are competent to work as a first-class engineer on a steamship.

Qualifications for Commercial Pilot Licence (CPL) Holders

Candidates who were born between January 2, 1999, and January 1, 2005 (both dates inclusive) and who have a current CPL granted by the DGCA (India) may apply for a pilot admission.

NCC Candidates

NCC ‘C’ certificate holders will be given a relaxation of 5% in cut-off marks during shortlisting for SSB on the basis of the following criteria: 

(i) Having an NCC ‘C’ certificate from the  Naval/Army/Air Wing with a minimum ‘B’ grade. 

(ii) Have served in the Senior Division of the Naval/Army/Air Wing of the NCC for more than two academic years. 

(iii) “C’certificates should not be dated prior to 01 June 2021.

Indian Navy SSC Officer Recruitment 2024 - Application Process

Applicants must register and submit an application at www.joinindiannavy.gov.in. Candidates can fill out their information and upload documents ahead of time to save time during the application submission window. You have to first register yourself on the Indian Navy’s Portal, then proceed to login and fill up your details as per the requirements.

The following are the instructions for applying online:-

  1. Make the following documents available beforehand:

the Matriculation Certificate. 

E-mail address and mobile number.

  1. CGPA conversion formula for BE/ B.Tech, Merchant Navy certificate issued by the Government of India, Ministry of Shipping and Transport, NCC 'C' certificate issued by the National Cadet Corps, and a recent passport-size colour photo All relevant documents (preferably in original), marks sheets up to the fifth and seventh semesters for regular and integrated BE/ B.Tech courses, respectively, and all semesters for other degree examinations
  2. The application will be denied if any scanned documents are not legible or intelligible for any reason. Candidates must print their applications and bring them with them to the SSB interview.
  3. Once submitted, the application is final; no requests for changes or additions will be considered.

To apply for the Indian Navy SSC, follow these steps:

  • Visit the Indian Navy's official website.
  • Select the "Register" option on the homepage.
  • Completely register using the required information, then log in using the requested credentials.
  • Complete the SSC Officers Entry June 2024 application form online with the necessary information carefully.
  • Upload the scanned copies of your transcripts from your normal and integrated BE/B.Tech courses up to your fifth and seventh semesters, as well as a recent passport-size color photograph and proof of your date of birth (as per your 10th and 12th-grade certificate).
  • Carefully check the details entered, then click the "Submit" button.
  • Take a printout of the online application form for your records.

Selection Process for Indian Navy SSC Officer 2024

The Navy Short Service Commission Officer’s selection procedure consists of three stages:

Stage 1 Shortlisting

Stage 2 SSB interview

Stage 3 Medical Examination 

To advance to Stage 2 and Stage 3, candidates must first qualify for the shortlisting stage. The detailed information on each stage is given below:

Stage 1 Shortlisting

The candidates' qualifying degree normalised marks will be used to determine which applications are shortlisted. The candidates' qualifying degree grades will be normalized using Indian Navy formulas. The shortlisting criteria as per the post and qualification are as follows:

  • BE/ B.Tech. Candidates whose BE/B.Tech degrees have been completed or are in their final year will be given consideration for SSB shortlisting based on their grades through the fifth semester. 
  • Post-Graduate Degree Programme. Candidates who have completed an MSc, MCA, MBA, or M.Tech with marks obtained in all semesters will be considered. For candidates who are in the final year, shortlisting for SSB will be based on pre-final year performance

Stage 2 SSB Interview

In this stage, the candidates are assessed for various Officer qualities at the Service Selection Boards. The qualities include planning & organising ability, dynamic ability, social adaptability, and social effectiveness.

The SSB is conducted in the following two stages:-

(i)   Stage I  Intelligence Test, Picture Perception, and Discussion Test.

(ii)  Stage II Psychological Testing, Group Testing, and Interview

Stage 3 Medical Examination

The final step of the selection procedure is the medical examination, which entails examining the candidates' physical health. The Indian Navy appoints a team of medical officers to conduct an overall check-up on the candidates to determine if their bodies are clear of sickness or deformity.

Final Merit

For all entries, a merit list will be created using SSB scores, depending on the number of vacancies and medical clearance by the board. 

Indian Navy SSC Officer Training Period

  •  The training will be held at the Indian Naval Academy (INA) Ezhimala, Kerala, and candidates will be commissioned as Sub Lieutenants.
  • Only unmarried individuals are qualified for training. 

Things to keep in mind during the training period:

  • Any candidate who is discovered to be married or to have married while undergoing training will be dismissed from the military and be responsible for paying back all pay and benefits received, as well as any additional expenses the government expended on their behalf.
  • If an officer leaves their position during their probationary period or voluntarily withdraws from initial training, they will be required to pay back all money they received from the government in the form of pay and benefits, as well as interest on that money calculated at the current rate.
  • Candidates who fail to qualify for the flying training (Pilot/ NAOO) will not be retained in service. 

Indian Navy SSC Officer Probation

Officers in all disciplines and cadres must serve a two-year probationary period, according to the Indian Navy SSC Officer Recruitment Notification. For all entrants, the probationary period will start on the day the rank of Sub Lt was granted and end two years later when initial training is completed, whichever comes first. If the performance of the officer is unsatisfactory at any point/stage during their probation, their employment may be terminated.

Indian Navy SSC Officer 2024 Payment and Allowance

The basic pay of Sub Lieutenants starts at Rs. 56,100/- (as per Pay Level 10), along with other allowances as applicable. To know the pay scale of Indian Navy officers, Click Here.

FAQs on Indian Navy SSC Officer 2024


The Indian Navy SSC Officer official notification was released on 7 October 2023.

The application deadline for Indian Navy SSC Officer recruitment is 29 October 2023.

The total number of vacancies announced by the Indian Navy for SSC officer recruitment is 224.

The SSc Officer’s selection process consists of the following stages: shortlisting, SSB interview, and medical test.

The steps to apply for the Indian Navy SSC officer recruitment are mentioned in the article above.

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