EXECUTIVE BRANCH (GS/HYDRO CADRE), TECHNICAL BRANCH & NAVAL ARCHITECT
TYPE OF COMMISSION - Short Service Commission
DATE OF NOTIFICATION - 29 May
DATE OF SSB - July - Oct 2014
DATE OF COMMENCEMENT OF TRAINING - Dec'2014
TRAINING ACADEMY - Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala, Kerala
DUTIES OF EXECUTIVE OFFICER :-
1. General Service Officer : As an Executive officer, you would be at the helm of affairs in ships. Executive officers are leaders of men, strategists of modern warfare and ambassadors of our country when in foreign waters. Modern warship are highly evolved fighting machines needing capable and decisive leaders to operate them. A glorious career would see many highpoints and chief among them would be Command at sea. Executive officers actively participate in all facets of Naval operations i.e. air, surface and sub-surface operations. They are specialists in Missile and Gunnery, Anti-Submarine Warfare, Electronic Warfare and Communications, Navigation and Direction, Hydrography and NBCD.
2. Hydrographic Officer : Hydrography is one of the sub-specialisations of the Executive branch of the Indian Navy, which qualifies officers to undertake Hydrographic Surveys of uncharted Indian & foreign waters for production of nautical charts for safe navigation at sea. Hydrography not only contributes towards safety at sea, but also plays a big role in successful completion of various coastal/offshore developmental projects. It is a highly challenging and satisfying discipline. The National Hydrographic Department of the Navy is one of the most advanced Hydrographic Services in the world. Officer’s joining the cadre undergo internationally recognised hydrographic courses, which would qualify them to undertake hydrographic tasks all over the world. Those joining Hydrographic Service would also get an opportunity to serve at the National Hydrographic Office, Dehradun and the National Hydragraphic School at Goa which are internationally acclaimed for their modern chart production and hydrographic training facilities respectively.
DUTIES OF TECHNICAL OFFICER :-
1. Tech (GS) Branch : As a Technical officer you would be responsible for keeping the naval ships and aircraft fighting fit at all times. Technical officers handle state of the art weapons (Gunnery, Missiles and Anti Submarine) and propulsion systems (Gas Turbines, Diesel and Steam Engine). Selected technical officers are also deputed for M Tech from prestigious academic institutes like IITs/IISC. Opportunities for handling projects involving high end technologies are also provided to Technical Officers.
2. Submarine Specialisation : As a Submarine Technical Officer you will be responsible to run & maintain modern submarines and its weapon systems. You would get professional satisfaction of maintaining hi-tech machines with state-of-the-art weapon control systems, computer controlled machinery and awesome fire power. On successful completion of the rigorous training conducted at different training establishments, you will be a proud possessor of ‘Dolphin Badge’ and
become a member of a very elite arm of the Navy
DUTIES OF NAVAL ARCHITECT OFFICER :-
1. Naval Architect officer are made expert in warship and submarine building. Naval Architect Officer is responsible for the building, repairing, quality control and designing of Naval Vessels. Naval Architect Cadre offers great opportunity in the field of ship building.