A navy or maritime force is the branch of Indian Armed Forces that is responsible for conducting military operations at sea. Navy has to perform various functions including amphibious operations, as well as other naval roles on land and at sea.

Career Options

  • - - As a sailor - As an officer
  • - - Chief of the Naval Staff (CNS) - Vice Chief of the Naval Staff (VCNS) - Deputy Chief of the Naval Staff (DCNS) - The Chief of Personnel (COP) and the - Chief of Material (COM)

Educational Qualifications

  • Minimum class 12th pass

Personal Skills

  • - Gentleman of Liberal Education - Punctilious Courtesy - The Nicest Sense of Personal Honor - Patience - Justice - Firmness - Kindness - Charity - Must have a sense of adventure - Must be willing to risk his life for the nation - Must be philosophical and realise the ephemeral quality of life - Must be hardworking - Strong mental abilities - Flexibility - Responsible attitude

Courses to be pursued

  • - Indian Navy Sailors Matric Entry Recruitment Examination - Held twice in a year - Indian Navy Dock Yard Apprentices Examination - Held twice in a year and the qualification is Matric - Indian Navy Artificer Apprentices Examination - Held twice in a year and the qualification is Matric

Top Colleges

  • Seacom Marine College Address: Jaladhulagori, Andul-Mouri, Sankrail, Howrah, West Bengal 711302 Phone: +91 9331050497 Website -

Working Conditions

Usually during the time of base the officers have to stay on ship.

Top Companies

  • MAEER’s Maharashtra Academy Of Naval Education And Training (MANET) Address: Gate No. 140, Rajbaug, Pune - Solapur Highway, Loni-kalbhor, Pune 412201 Phone: 02026912902 /03 Website:

Successful Persons

Purushottama Lal

Purushottama Lal is recognized as P. Lal. He was once a well known Indian poet. Apart from that, he is a popular essayist, translator, professor and publisher. Also, he is the founder and publisher of Writers Workshop in Calcutta and it was established in 1958.

Rita Kothari

Rita Kothari is a English and Gujrati Language author as well as translator from Gujarat. She has written Books in Gujarati and English Language.