SELECTION PROCEDURE FOR PILOT/OBSERVER
The selection of an officer in Indian Navy take place in many phase and to become an Indian Navy officer you have to crack each phase of selection procedure. This section contains the selection procedure of Indian Navy office:-
(a) Candidates will be issued call up for Service Selection Board (SSB) interviews based on their performance in educational qualification. If a candidate possesses higher qualification with better percentage, his higher qualification will be considered for cut off. Integrated Headquarters, Ministry of Defence (Navy) reserves the right to short-list applications and to fix cut off percentage. No communication will be entertained on this account.
(b) SSB interviews for short-listed candidates will be scheduled from Jul to Nov 2013 at Bangalore. * The candidates can check their status of SSB interview call letter on www.nausena- bharti.nic.in. (c) The total duration of SSB interviews is five days, consisting of stage I (Day one) and stage II (Four days). Stage I Tests, consist of Intelligence Tests, Picture Perception and Group Discussion Tests. Candidates who fail to qualify in Stage I will be sent back on the same day from SSB Centre. Stage II Tests consists of Psychological Tests, Group Task Tests and Interview. Successful candidates will undergo the following:
(i) For Pilot - PABT (Pilot Aptitude Battery Tests) followed by Aviation Medical examination.
(ii) For Observer - Aviation Medical examination
(d) Candidates recommended by the SSBs, cleared PABT (for Pilot Entry) and declared medically fit will be appointed for training based on merit list and depending on the number of vacancies available.
(e) Change of SSB Centre for interview is not permissible.
(f) Any correspondence regarding change of SSB dates be addressed to the President of the SSB on receipt of call up letter.
(g) No compensation will be paid in respect of any injury sustained as a result of tests during SSB.
(h) Return 3rd AC rail fare is admissible for the SSB interview, if appearing for the first time for this commission.
(i) Male candidates who do not clear PABT/Aviation medicals and have opted for Short Service Executive (General Service) will only be considered for the same, if qualified medically & educationally (Only BE/B Tech). This is subject to availability of vacancies and on their position in the merit list.