Indian Navy Starts Applications For BTech Cadet Entry Scheme


Applications are invited from UNMARRIED MALE CANDIDATES, fulfilling the conditions of nationality as laid down by the Govt. of India, to join the prestigious Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala, Kerala for a four year B.Tech degree course under the 10+2 (B.Tech) Cadet Entry Scheme. Please note that this is for candidates who have already passed 10+2 (or equivalent) and have appeared in JEE-Mains 2022. Students who will be appearing in 10+2 in 2023 are not eligible. Indian Navy 10+2 BTech Cadet Entry

The branch-wise vacancies are as under :

(a) Executive & Technical Branch : 30

(b) Education Branch : 5

Education and Training

(a) Selected Candidates will be inducted as Cadets for the four years B. Tech Course in Applied Electronics & Communication Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Electronics & Communication Engineering as per Naval requirements. On completion of the course, B.Tech Degree will be awarded by the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU). Distribution of cadets amongst Executive and Technical Branch (Engineering & Electrical) will be as per the extant policy.

(b) The entire cost of training, including books and reading material, will be borne by the Indian Navy. The cadets will also be provided with entitled clothing and messing.


1. Age : Born between 02 Jan 2004 and 01 Jul 2006 (both dates inclusive).

2. Educational Qualification : Passed Senior Secondary Examination (10+2 Pattern) or its equivalent examinations from any Board with at least 70% aggregate marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics (PCM) and at least 50% marks in English (either in Class X or Class XII).

3. JEE-Mains-2022 mandatory : Candidates should have appeared for JEE-Mains-2022 (for B.E./ B.Tech) exam. Call up for Service Selection Board (SSB) will be issued on the basis of JEE-Mains-2022 All India Rank published by NTA.

4. Medical Standards/ Relaxation in Height and Weight/ Tattoo: All candidates recommended by SSB are required to undergo medical examination applicable to 10+2 (B Tech) entry. Guidelines for medical standards are available on the Indian Navy website There is no relaxation in medical standards on any grounds. Change of medical hospital/centre is not permissible under any circumstances.

Application dates

Start of online applications : 28 Jan 2023

Last date of online application : 12 Feb 2023

Selection procedure

1. IHQ of MoD(Navy) reserves the right to fix the cut off for shortlisting of applications for SSB based on JEE-Mains-2022 All India Rank. SSB interviews for short listed candidates will be scheduled at Bangalore / Bhopal / Kolkata / Visakhapatnam from Mar 2023 onwards.

2. Shortlisted candidates will be informed about their selection for SSB interview on their E-mail or through SMS as provided by candidates in their application form. You are advised to maintain your mobile number and e-mail ID till selection process is over.

Application procedure

a) Candidates are to register and submit their application on the recruitment website To save time during the application submission window, candidates can fill in their details and upload documents in advance under their user profile.

b) Whilst filling up the e-application, it is advisable to keep the relevant documents readily available to enable correct filling up of personal particulars.

c) All relevant documents (preferably in original), Date of Birth proof (as per 10th/12th certificates), 10th class marksheet, 12th class marksheet, JEE(Main)-2022 Score card {indicating Common Rank List (CRL) and a recent passport size colour photograph should be scanned in original JPG/TIFF format, for attaching the same while filling up the application. Candidates are to take print out of application and carry it along with original certificates/ documents as mentioned while appearing for SSB interview.

d) If any scanned document is not legible / readable for any reason, the application will be rejected.


(1) Only one application is to be filled by a candidate.

(2) Candidates may apply for Branch (a) or (b) or (both).

(3) Candidates will be shortlisted for SSB based on their first preference.

(4) If not shortlisted for the first preference you may be considered for alternate branch subject to availability of spare slot in SSB batches of that Branch.

(5) If a candidate has opted for only one branch he will not be considered for other branch despite being in merit.




-- MEP News Bureau