Women In The Navy

The Indian Navy

As compared to other profession in the civilian world, the Indian Navy has a great deal to offer to young men and women.

The Indian Navy

Women were inducted only in the Armed Forces Medical Service till the year 1992. From July 1992, the Navy started inducting women as Short Service Commissioned Officers in select branches of the Navy. Presently the women are inducted into the following branches/cadres/specialisations of the Navy as Officers:-

The government has also given approval for Permanent Commission (PC) in Education Branch, Law and Naval Architecture on completion of SSC tenure depending on merit and vacancy.

Women In The Navy
Sr. No. Entry Age(in yrs) Educational Qualification
01 Naval Architecture 19 ½ to 25

The candidates must possess at least 60% marks in BE/B. Tech Degree in any one of the following stream:-

  • Mechanical
  • Civil
  • Aeronautical
  • Metallurgy
  • Naval Architecture
02 Observer 19-24 BE/B.Tech degree in any discipline with Physics & Maths in 12th standard
03 Education 21 to 25

A second class Master’s degree of a recognized university in Physics or Mathematics.Candidates possessing Master’s degree in Physics should have studied Mathematics at least at the subsidiary level at the degree standard and those possessing master’s degree in Mathematics should have studies Physics at least at the subsidiary level at degree standard.

or

A second class Master’s degree of a recognized university in Chemistry or English. Candidates possessing Master’s degree in chemistry should have studies Physics at least at the subsidiary level at the degree standard and those possessing Master’s degree in English should have studied Physics or Mathematics up to the intermediate or equivalent standard.

or

A degree in any of the following discipline:-

  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Engineering in Computer Science/Technology

or

A second class Master’s degree of a recognized university in computer application or computer science. Candidate should have studied either Physics or Mathematics at their graduation level.

or

A post graduate degree of a recognized university in Humanities (Economics/History/ Political Science).

04 Logistics /Works 19 ½ to 25

For Logistics Cadre

  • BE/B Tech in any discipline with 1st class or
  • MBA with 1st class or
  • B Sc/B Com/B Sc(IT) with 1st class and PG Diploma in Finance/Logistics/Supply Chain Mgt/Material Mgt or
  • MCA/M Sc(IT) with 1st class

For Works

  • BE/B Tech(Civil)/B Architect

For Catering

  • M Sc(HM)/MBA(HM)/B Sc or BA with 1st class and PG Diploma in HM
05 Law 22 to 27 Candidates should possess degree in Law qualifying them for enrolment as advocates under the Advocates Act, 1961
06 ATC 19 ½ -25 BE/B.Tech degree in any discipline with Physics& Maths in 12th standard.
07

Pilot General

CPL Holders

19-24

19-25

BE/B.Tech degree in any discipline with Physics & Maths in 12th standard.

A candidate holding valid and current CPL issued by DGCA (India)

08 NAI 19 ½ to 25

BE/B Tech in one of the following stream:-

  • Electrical
  • Electronics
  • Mechanical
  • Production
  • Instrumentation
  • IT
  • Chemical
  • Metallurgy
  • Aerospace Engineering