Indian Navy invites applications twice in a year for 4 years B. Tech. course at Indian Naval Academy, Ezimala, Kerala under 10+2 cadet entry scheme. The notifications are issued on the months of June and December.


Education Qualification:10+2 Passed with at least 70% aggregate marks in Physics, Chemistry and at least 50% marks in English (either in Class X or Class XII).

Age Limit: A candidate must not be below 16½ years & above 19½ years.

Who can Apply: Candidates who have appeared for JEE (Main) -2018 (for B.E./ B.Tech) exam. Call up for Service Selection Board (SSB) will be issued on the basis of JEE (Main) – 2018 All India Rank


The selection consists of the following Phases:

  1. Shorlisting of the application: On the basis of JEE (Main) All India Rank- 2018
  2. SSB Interview


After clearing the writing exam, the successful candidates are called for SSB Interview at the Service Selection Board. It is a five days interview procedure.

Day Zero : Day of Reporting

  • Reception
  • Opening address
  • Filling up of PIQ (Personal Information Questionnaire) form
  • Filling in the personal particulars in forms supplied by SSB
  • Grouping of candidates and allotment of chest numbers

Day First : Screening Test

  • Officer Intelligence Rating Test (OIR)
  • Picture Perception and Description Test (PPDT)

Day Second : Psychologial Tests and Interview

  • Thematic Apperception Test (TAT)
  • Word Association Test (WAT)
  • Situation Reaction Test (SRT)
  • Self-Description Test (SDT)
  • Interview of some candidates by President/Deputy President

Day Third : GTO Tasks and Interview

  • Group Discussions (GD)
  • Group Planning Exercise (GPE)
  • Progressive Group Task (PGT)
  • Group Obstacle Race /Snake Race (GOR)
  • Half Group Task (HGT)
  • Interview of some candidates by President/Deputy President

Day Fourth : GTO Tasks and Interview

  • Individual Obstacles (IO)
  • Lecturette
  • Command Task (CT)
  • Final Group Task (FGT)
  • Interview of the remaining candidates

Day Fifth : Final Board Conference