CHECK NOW: Indian Navy Entrance Test for the Officers Entry for January 2021 Course.

DefenceXP Author / 21 November 2019

Hello Defence Lovers, Indian Navy has published the official notification for the Indian Navy Entrance Test for the Officers Entry for January 2021 course.Male and Female aspirants who want to join the Indian navy as an officer through INET can apply for this entry, Applications are invited from unmarried eligible men & women candidates for grant of Short Service Commission (SSC) in under-mentioned branches / entries in the Indian Navy for course commencing Jan 21 at Indian Naval Academy (INA) Ezhimala, Kerala. Candidates must fulfil conditions of nationality as laid down by the Government of India.

Important Dates:
  • Date of Opening: 29th Nov 2019
  • Last Date for Online Application: 19th Dec 2019
  • INET Exam Date:  Yet to be Out

Eligiblity Criteria:

For Official Notification CLICK HERE 

Who Can Apply 

(a) Candidates who have passed Engineering Degree or are in the final year of Engineering Course in any of the above mentioned disciplines from a AICTE recognised educational institute can apply for branches / entries indicated at Para 2 (a) – (e) & 2 (h) & 2 (j). The candidates will, however be required to pass final examination (BE/B Tech) with minimum 60% before joining INA. The candidates failing to meet minimum cut off %age will not be permitted to join INA Ezhimala. (b) Candidates who have completed their degree on the date of filling the application can apply for all Branches / Entries.

How to Apply 
  • The mode of submitting applications is online in the case of INET officer entry. To apply, candidates need to go to and click on apply online. From there on the process shall involve registration on the website, followed by filling form for INET Jan 2021. 

  • Candidates who apply to any Indian Navy recruitment get all their updates in a single dashboard, common for all the exams and entries. 


Selection Procedure 

  • The selection procedure is as follows:- (a) INET (i) Examination Centre. All candidates, whose applications are received by due date, will be called for Indian Navy Entrance Test (INET) to be conducted in Aug 19 at one of the INET centres as per their choice, subject to availability of slots at that centre. Call up letters cum Admit Card for online examination indicating date, time and place, which is scheduled during Feb 2020 would be required to be downloaded from the official website tentatively by second week of Jan 20.

  • Only Electronic mode of communication will be used while contacting the candidates at all stages of selection. (ii) INET Syllabus. INET exam will be of two hours duration. It will contain 100 Multiple Choice Questions comprising Questions on English, Reasoning & Numerical Ability, General Science, Mathematical Aptitude & General Knowledge.

  • Each section will be of 100 marks with negative marking of one mark for incorrect answer. Shortlisting for SSB. IHQ of MoD (N) reserves the right to shortlist candidates strictly on the basis of INET rank cum preference & choice. However candidates are required to qualify in all sections of INET Exam to be considered for shortlisting to appear in SSB interview. No communication will be entertained on this account. SSB interviews for short-listed candidates will be tentatively scheduled from April 20 at Bangalore for pilot & observer candidates and at Bangalore/Bhopal/Coimbatore/Visakhapatnam/Kolkata for other branches/ entries.

  • Shortlisted candidates will be informed about their selection for SSB interview on their e-mail or through SMS (provided by candidates in their application form). Candidates are advised not to change their e-mail/mobile No till selection process is over.

Examination Fees



General, OBC

₹ 215


No Fees







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