The Paths to Becoming an Officer
- Attend a senior military college or service academy.
- Enroll at a traditional college or university with a Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) program.
- Attend Officer Candidate School (OCS) after graduating from college.
- Receive a direct commission after earning a professional degree.
- 1 How can I become a Indian Navy officer?
- 2 How long do you have to be in the Navy to become an officer?
- 3 What education is needed to become a Navy officer?
- 4 Can 12th pass apply for Navy?
- 5 Can I join navy after 10th?
- 6 Where do Navy officers live?
- 7 What is Navy officer training like?
- 8 Do Navy officers go to basic training?
- 9 Which degree is best for Navy?
- 10 Which subject is best for Navy?
- 11 What is a Navy officer called?
- 12 Can a girl become a Navy officer?
- 13 What do Navy officers wear?
The UPSC holds, twice a year, an examination for the entry into the National Defence Academy (NDA) and Naval Academy (10+2). Candidates on completion of the 10+2 (PCM) Examination or while in the 12th standard are eligible to compete. Successful candidates join the NDA or Naval Academy as Naval cadets.
Officer positions typically require an initial service commitment of three to five years, but positions involving longer-term training may involve longer service obligations.
Tech degree in any discipline from AICTE recognized institute/university with minimum 60% marks. The candidates must have 60% aggregate marks in Class X & XII and minimum 60% marks in English in Class X OR XII. (b) Professional Qualification (not mandatory) Holding valid and current CPL issued by DGCA(India).
Indian Navy vacancy 2021 Educational Qualification Candidates who are applying for the Artificer Apprentice (AA) posts must have passed 12th with 60% or more marks in aggregate with Maths & Physics and have Chemistry/Biology/Computer Science.
Candidates who want to jobs in Indian Navy must have passed Matriculation Examination. It means these vacancies are available for those candidates who are looking for Indian Navy Jobs after 10th Pass.
The only place where they live in bachelor officer’s quarters is on training bases. These are efficiency apartments not barracks with 20 troops to a room. However, during mobilization or deployment they may sleep on bunks or cots in open bays or tents.
The training is extremely demanding, both mentally and physically. Upon successful completion of OCS, you will be commissioned as a Navy Officer. During your training period, you will be instructed on leadership, receive physical and military training, and study academics related to the command of ships and submarines.
Officers are not required to attend boot camp. To receive a commission as an officer, you must have at least a bachelor’s degree in any subject. You will still be required to attend officer training to learn Navy values and the leadership skills you will need as an officer overseeing enlisted sailors.
List of Best Merchant Navy Courses in India –
- 1 B.E./B. Tech.
- 2 GME course. GME course is a pre-sea training course for Graduates.
- 3 B.Sc. Nautical Science.
- 4 DME Course (Diploma Marine Engineering)
- 5 GP Rating course.
- 6 Deck Rating course.
- 7 Engine Rating course.
- 8 Saloon Rating course.
(i) Physics (with Mathematics in B.sc). (ii) Mathematics (with Physics in B.sc). (iii) Chemistry (with Physics in B.Sc). (iv) Computer Application or Computer science with Physics or Mathematics at Graduation Level.
O-1 through O-4 are junior officers: ensign, lieutenant (junior grade), lieutenant, and lieutenant commander. O-5 and O-6 are senior officers: commander and captain. O-7 through O-10 are flag officers: rear admiral (lower half) (one star), rear admiral (two star), vice admiral (three star), and admiral (four star).
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 6 branches of the Navy as Officers through women entries: ATC, Observer, Law, Logistics, Education and Naval Architecture.
Naval Officers’ and Chief Petty Officers’ coveralls are worn with gold insignia, khaki belt and a gold buckle, whereas sailors in paygrades E-6 and below wear coveralls with silver insignia, black belt and a silver buckle.