Indian Navy Recruitment 2017 – Apply Online for SSC Officer Posts


Indian Navy has published notification for unmarried male and female  candidates for grant of Short Service Commission (SSC) Officer vacancies as Pilot/ Air Traffic Controller for the Course commencing Jan 2018. at the Indian Naval Academy Ezhimala, Kerala Kannur Eligible candidates may apply online from 11-03-2017 to 31-03-2017.

Vacancy Details:

Name of the Post: SSC Officer

Name of the Course:  Short Service Commission (SSC) Officer as Pilot/ Air Traffic Controller for the Course commencing Jan 2018

Educational Qualification:

Candidates should have passed Engineering Degree or are in the final year of Engineering Course (with Physics & Maths in 12th Standard) in any discipline from a recognised university/ educational institute with 60% marks till 5th/ 7th semester, in regular/ integrated course respectively and For ATC entry, the candidate must have 60% aggregate marks in class X and XII and minimum 60% marks in English in class XII

Age limit:

 ATC: Born between 02 Jan 1993 and 01 Jan 1997; both dates inclusive.
 Pilot (MR): Born between 02 Jan 1994 and 01 Jan 1999; both dates inclusive.
 Pilot (other than MR): Born between 02 Jan 1994 and 01 Jan 1999; both dates inclusive

Pay Scale:

Rs. 15600-39100/-

Physical Standards:

(a) Pilot 

  • Eye Sight: Distant Vision 6/6, 6/9 Correctable to 6/6, 6/6 should not be colour blind/night blind
  • Height & Weight: 162.5 cms with correlated weight, leg length, sitting height and thigh length.

(b) ATC

  • Eye Sight: Distant Vision 6/9, 6/9 Correctable to 6/6, 6/6 Should not be colour blind/night blind
  • Height & Weight: Male 157 cms Female 152 cms with correlated weight, as per age and height.

Selection Process:

SSB interviews for short-listed candidates will be scheduled from Jun 17 to Aug 17 at Bangalore for pilot, SSB interviews for ATC will be scheduled at Bangalore/Bhopal/Coimbatore/Visakhapatnam. Shortlisted candidates will be informed about their selection for SSB interview on their e-mail or through SMS (provided by candidate in their application form).

The total duration of SSB interviews is five days consisting of stage I (Day one) and stage II (Four days). Stage I Tests; consist of Intelligence Tests, Picture Perception and Group Discussion Tests. Candidates who fail to qualify in Stage I will be sent back on the same day from SSB Centre. Stage II Tests consists of Psychological Tests, Group Task Tests and Interview. Successful candidates will undergo medical examination (approx 3-5 days). Candidates of Pilot entry are also required to undergo PABT (Pilot aptitude battery test) followed by Aviation medical examination.

Candidates recommended by the SSBs, cleared PABT (for Pilot Entry) and declared medically fit will be appointed for training based on merit list and depending on the number of vacancies available.


Candidates will be inducted as officers in the rank of Sub Lt. the training is tentatively scheduled to commence in the month of Jan 2018 at Indian Naval Academy (INA), Ezhimala. Full pay and allowances are admissible to the officers whilst under training.

Pilot Entry:  Pilot candidates will undergo 22 weeks of naval orientation course (NOC) at INA, Ezhimala followed by Stage I and Stage II flying training at the Air Force Academy/Naval Establishment/Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Udaan Academy (IGRUA). On successful completion of training, the candidates will be awarded wings. The candidates will be entitled for flying pay and allowances only after award of wings

ATC Entry: Candidates will undergo 22 weeks of Naval Orientation Course at the Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala, Kerala followed by professional training at various Naval Training Establishments/Units/Ships.

How to Apply:

Eligible candidates may apply online through the website from 11-03-2017 to 31-03-2017.

Important Dates:

  • Starting Date to Apply Online: 11-03-2017
  • Last Date to Apply Online: 31-03-2017
  • Date for SSB Interview: June 2017 to August 2017

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