How to join Indian Navy as a Woman?

Safalta Expert Published by: Harshita Pathak Updated Mon, 18 Jul 2022 07:55 AM IST

Highlights

 Women are currently inducted as officers into the following six branches of the Navy: ATC, Observer, Law, Logistics, Education, and Naval Architecture. We have decided to highlight the most significant information on women's military service.

Women were only admitted to the Armed Forces Medical Corps until 1992. The Navy began inducting women as Short Service Commissioned Officers in specific branches of the Navy in July 1992. Among the Indian Armed Forces, the Indian Navy is a well-balanced force that has always put its best foot forward to improve the role of women in the Navy. Women are currently inducted as officers into the following six branches of the Navy: ATC, Observer, Law, Logistics, Education, and Naval Architecture. In addition, the government has approved a Permanent Commission (PC) for women in the Education, Law, and Naval Architecture branches upon completion of their SSC tenure, based on merit and vacancy. While many female candidates are frequently confused by their eligibility, we have decided to highlight the most significant information on women's military service. You may also read Indian Navy MR Eligibility.

Table of Contents

  1. Naval Architecture
  2. Observer
  3. Education
  4. Logistics
  5. Law
  6. ATC
  7. UPSC NDA 2022 & 2021 Female Candidates Vacancy Details
  8. Indian Navy Agniveer Recruitment
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Naval Architecture

Naval architecture is a branch of engineering that deals with the design, construction, maintenance, and operation of maritime boats and buildings. It is possible to apply for it through UES or according to the most recent announcement.

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  1. Eligibility: An engineering graduate between the ages of 1912 and 25 is eligible to apply.
  2. Educational Requirements: Candidates must have a minimum of 60% in their BE/B. A technical degree in any of the following fields: Mechanical, civil, aeronautical, metallurgical, and naval architecture are all branches of engineering.

Observer

The Indian Navy need observers who will serve as airborne maritime warfare coordinators. The observer officer uses cutting-edge technology such as sonics, radars, sonars, and communication devices. As an airborne technician, you would fly onboard Indian Navy naval aircraft.
  1. Eligibility: An engineering graduate between the ages of 19 and 24 is eligible to apply.
  2. Educational Requirements: BE/B.Tech degree in any area with Physics and Math in 12th standard required.

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Education

  1. Eligibility: Candidate aged between 21 – 25 is eligible to apply with the following educational qualifications.
  2. Educational Requirements: 
  • BE/B.Tech degree in any area with Physics and Math in 12th standard required.
  • A second-class Master's degree in Physics or Mathematics from a recognised university. Candidates with a Master's degree in Physics should have studied Mathematics at the subsidiary level at the degree level, and those with a Master's degree in Mathematics should have studied Physics at the subsidiary level at the degree level.
  • A mechanical, electrical, or computer science/technology engineering degree.
  • A second-class Master's degree in computer application or computer science from a recognised university. At the graduate level, the candidate should have studied either physics or mathematics.
  • A postgraduate degree in Humanities (Economics/History/Political Science) from a recognised university. 

Logistics /Works

  1. Eligibility: Candidates aged between 19½-25 with any of the following educational qualifications.
  2. Educational Qualification:
For Logistics Cadre
  • BE/B Tech in any discipline with 1st class
  • MBA with 1st class
  • B Sc/B Com/B Sc(IT) with 1st class and PG Diploma in Finance/Logistics/Supply Chain Mgt/Material Mgt
  • MCA/M Sc(IT) with 1st class
For Works
  • BE/B Tech(Civil)/B Architect

For Catering
  • M Sc(HM)/MBA(HM)/B Sc or BA with 1st class and PG Diploma in HM
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Law

  1. Eligibility: Candidates aged between 22-27 are eligible to apply.
  2. Educational Qualification: Candidates should possess a degree in Law qualifying them for enrolment as advocates under the Advocates Act, 1961. 

ATC

  1. Eligibility: Candidates aged between 19½-25 are eligible to apply.
  2. Educational Qualification: BE/B.Tech degree in any discipline with Physics & Maths in 12th standard.

UPSC NDA 2022 & 2021 Female Candidates Vacancy Details

According to the official announcement issued by the Union Public Service Commission, 19 vacancies have been given to female applicants under the UPSC NDA & NA II 2021 & UPSC NDA & NA I 2022 Recruitment Process.

 
UPSC NDA & NA II 2021 Recruitment Vacancies
National Defence Academy (148) Army 208 (including 10 for female candidates)
Navy 42  (including 3 for female candidates)
Air Force
120 (28 for Ground Duties)
Flying 92 (including 2 for female candidates)
GD Tech 18 (including 2 for female candidates)
GD Non Tech 10 (including 2 for female candidates)
Total 370 
Naval Academy (110)
(10+2 Cadet Entry Scheme)
30 (for male candidates only)
Total 400
UPSC NDA & NA I 2022 Recruitment Vacancies
National Defence Academy Army 208 (including 10 for female candidates)
Navy 42 (including 03 for female candidates)
Air (i) Flying – 92 (including 02 for female candidates)
(ii) Ground Duties (Tech) – 18 (including 02 for female candidates)
(iii) Ground Duties (Non Tech) – 10 (including 02 for female candidates)
Total 370
Naval Academy
(10+2 Cadet Entry Scheme)
30 (for male candidates only)
Total 400
         
 

Indian Navy Agniveer Recruitment

Now women can also join Indian Navy through Indian Navy Agniveer recruitment. 

The following branches of the Indian Navy are available for women joining as Agniveer:-

  • Engineering Mechanic (ME)
  • Electrical Mechanic (Power) [EM (P)]
  • Electrical Mechanic (Radio) [EM (R)]
  • Naval Air Mechanic (NAM)
  • Electrical Mechanic Air (EMA)
  • Electrical Mechanic Air (Radio) [EMA (R)]
  • Naval Air Ordnance Mechanic (NAOM)
  • Seaman (Gunnery Weapon) [SEA (GW)]
  • Seaman (Gunnery Sensor) [SEA (GS)]
  • Seaman (Underwater Weapon) [SEA (UW)]
  • Seaman (Underwater Sensor) [SEA (US)]
  • Seaman (Radar & Plots) [SEA (RP)]
  • Seaman (Hydro) [SEA (HY)]
  • Seaman (Physical Trainer) [SEA (PT)]
  • Communication (Operations) [COM (OPS)]
  • Communication (Electronic Warfare) [COM (EW)]
  • Naval Airman (Aircraft Handler) [NA (AH)]
  • Naval Airman (Safety & Survival) [NA (S&S)]
  • Naval Airman (Photographer) [NA (PH)]
  • Naval Airman (Meteorological Observer) [NA (MET)]
  • Logistics (Finance and Administration) [LOG (F&A)]
  • Logistics (Material) [LOG (MAT)]
  • Logistics (Officers’ Chef) [LOG (OC)]
  • Logistics (Sailors’ Chef) [LOG (SC)]
  • Logistics (Steward) [LOG (STD)]
  • Hygienist (H)
  • Medical Assistant (MA)
  • Musician (MUS)

 

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What is the Age Limit for Women to Join Indian Navy?

It differs according to the post.

Which Branches of Indian Navy Allows Women Recruitment?

ATC, Observer, Law, Logistics, Education, Naval Architecture, Pilot (Maritime Reconnaissance Stream Only) Naval Armament Inspectorate.

Can a girl join Indian Navy after 12th?

Girls are not eligible to join the Indian Navy after 12th. One can join the Indian Navy after the 12th through NDA and must be a Male candidate only. NDA - National Defence Academy, the entrance exam for which is conducted by UPSC twice every year for an entry into Indian Army, Navy and Air Force wing of NDA.

What is the salary of female Navy officer?

The salary for the posts will be between Rs 56,100 and Rs 1,10,700.

What is the qualification for Indian Navy for female?

Candidates should have studied either Physics or Mathematics at their graduation level. A post-graduate degree from a recognized university in Humanities (Economics/History/ Political Science). BE/B. Tech degree in any discipline with Physics& Maths in 12th standard.

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