Indian Navy Eligibility Criteria & Age limit for Boys Girls After 10th 12th Graduation

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Indian Navy Age limit Eligibility / Qualification Criteria | Minimum Age Required for Men / Women 10th 12th Graduation (High School, Intermediate, Post Graduation) :

Indian Navy Recruitment 2020 Details @

The selection of candidates is based on the age that is decided by the recruitment committee. The candidates who are going to join Indian navy must know the age criteria before you start preparing for it. Indian Navy is open for both i.e. Men & Women. Women are granted with SSC (Short Service Commission) in navel architecture , Law,Logistics , ATC , Aviation and education branches. All the branches are based on the education, merit & vacancy.

Indian Navy Age Eligibility for Admiral Commodore Captain Commander Lieutenant

Indian Navy is one of the best career options for a candidate. There are various career options i.e. in private sectors but it has some unique advantages. Indian Navy provides Leadership skills, responsibilities & other managerial skills to the candidates in early age.

Indian Navy Eligibility Criteria 2020

Captain, Lieutenant, Admiral, Commodore, Commander


The applying candidates must be a citizen of India

Indian Navy Age Limit 2020

Entry TypeGender Age Limit (Yrs)
National Defence Academy (NDA)Male16.6 to 19 yrs
Graduate Special Entry Scheme- (GSES)19 to 22 yrs
NCC Special Entry19to 24 yrs
Direct Entry Naval Armament Inspection Cadre- PC (NAIC)19.5 to 25 yrs
Direct Entry Law Cadre – PC (Law)22 to 27 yrs
Permanent Commission (PC) Logistics Cadre19.5 to 25 yrs
SSC Executive General Service
Short Service Commission Hydrography-(SSC Hydro)
Short Service Commission ATC-(SSC -ATC)Male & Female
SSC Law Cadre22 to 27 yrs
SSC Logistics Cadre19.5 to 25 yrs
SSC PilotMale19 to 23 yrs
SSC ObserverMale & Female
SSC Naval Armament Inspection cadreMale19.5 to 25 yrs
Cadet Entry (NDA)Male16.5 to 19 yrs
10+2 (B.Tech) Cadet Entry16.5 to 19 yrs
University Entry Scheme (SSC)19 to 24 yrs
Short Service Commission (GS)19 to 25 yrs
Short Service Commission (Submarine)19.5 to 25 yrs
Engineering (Naval Architects)
10+2 (B.Tech) Cadet EntryMale16.5 to 19 yrs
Short Service Commission EntryMale / Female21 to 25 yrs
University Entry Scheme (SSC)19 to 24 yrs
Special Naval Architect Entry Scheme (SNAES)21 to 25 yrs
Cadet Entry (NDA)Male16.5 to 19 yrs
10+2 (B.Tech) Cadet Entry16.5 to 19 yrs
University Entry Scheme (SSC)19 to 24 yrs
Short Service Commission (GS)19.5 to 25 yrs
Short Service Commission (Submarine)19.5 to 25 yrs
Permanent Commission  Education – (PC Edu)Male21 to 25 yrs
Short Service Commission Education – (SSC Edu)Male / Female21 to 25 yrs

Indian Navy Education Qualification 

The minimum qualifications that a Navy job asks for is 10th , 12th, B.Sc, B.E (Physics or Math), Bachelors, Masters Degree or Diploma with at least 55% of aggregate marks, good academic records from any of the board / university / college / institute.

Indian Navy Physical Standards 2020

The Indian Navy is very precise on the medical & physical standard of candidates. The selection of candidates is done on the basis of running & exercise , No color blindness or night Blindness.

Medical Standards Requirement for Indian Navy

Branch / CadreHeight  (in cms)Eye SightCorrectable with Glasses
General Service (Executive)1576/12, 6/126/6 both eyes
Pilot Entry162.56/6, 6/96/6 both eyes
Observer Entry162.56/6, 6/96/6 both eyes
Technical Branch1571526/24, 6/246/6 both eyes
Info. Tech. Branch1576/60, 6/606/6 both eyes
Logistics (Works)1571526/60, 6/606/6, 6/12
Tech (NA)1571526/60, 6/606/6, 6/12

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