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:-
- Naval Architecture
- Pilot (Maritime Reconnaissance Stream only)
- Naval Armament Inspectorate
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.
|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:-
|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.
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.
A degree in any of the following discipline:-
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.
A post graduate degree of a recognized university in Humanities (Economics/History/ Political Science).
|04||Logistics /Works||19 ½ to 25||
For Logistics Cadre
|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.|
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:-