Join the Indian Navy after Graduation.

Indian Navy

Join the Indian Navy after Graduation.

There are only two ways of joining the Indian Navy after Graduation:

CDSE Entry (Graduate): CDSE exam is generally a written examination and conducted by the UPSC, but the interview is taken by the Service Selection Board (SSB). It is held twice every year by UPSC. Generally the examination notification outs in the month of November (CDS-I) and in July (CDS-II).

Direct Entry: For the other Commission entries and Short Service Commission entries there is no need for the written examination. These applications are shortlisted related to criteria such as Marks, Education qualification laid down by the Indian Navy Headquarters, For Direct entry notification out in the month of Jan, Feb, Mar, Sep, and Oct.

You should also apply for CDS examinations which are conduct by UPSC. It is held twice a year such as April/May and October/November.

All the best!

There are some Basic rules to join the Indian Navy:

For getting selected in Indian Navy, you must read the given criteria very carefully:

The first condition if the candidates who are applying for the given post must have completed their degree on the date of filing the application form.

Most importantly, the candidates are selected for SSB is totally depending upon their academic performance in their respected stream.

Candidates applying after the Education entry, the candidates must have scored a minimum of 60% marks in class X and class XII in whole and minimum 60% marks in English in class X or class XII.

Please make sure you have no hidden injuries/medical problems which may hinder your selection in later stages.

Physical Standard: Physical and mental health is important in every civil exam and the Candidates must fulfil the physical standards.

Relaxation in Height and Weight: Relaxations in height is permissible to candidates holding the domicile of specific regions. For further details, visit the official website of Indian Navy.

Medical: Once the candidate gets recommended by SSB will have to undergo medicals as per extant regulation. There is no relaxation in medical standard on any ground.


There are only 53 seats available in the Indian Navy has invited candidates to apply. Candidates who are willing to apply for the same can visit the official website of Indian Navy.

Eligibility Criteria for joining the Navy

The eligibility criteria for joining merchant navy are after 12 with Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics.

Candidates’ status must be unmarried Indian citizens (male or female).

Normal vision is required but spectacles up to plus or minus 2.5 may not be required.

Admission is via an entrance exam followed by a screening test and a main written examination.

After qualifying the test, there is an interview and medical test procedures have been started.

You also need to complete a ship-training course prior to employment.

The Navy course is generally short-term where the candidates are taught basic security concerns of voyaging

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