Become a Short Service Commissioned Officer as Pilot Course Commencing – Jan 2011
Applications are invited from unmarried male Indian citizens for Short Service Commission (SSC) as PILOTS in the Executive Branch of the Indian Navy for Course commencing Jan 2011 at the Indian Naval Academy Ezhimala, Kerala.
Eligibility Conditions :
Age. 19 to 23 years born between 02 Jan 1988 and 01 Jan 1992; both dates inclusive.
Educational Qualifications :
A graduate degree in any discipline with minimum 65% marks. Should have qualified Mathematics & Physics at 10+2 level.
Physical Standards :
a) Height and Weight. Minimum height 162.5 cms with correlated weight, leg length, sitting height and thigh length.
b) Eye Sight. The minimum acceptable vision standard for distant vision 6/6, 6/9 correctable to 6/6, 6/6. Should not be colour/night blind.
Note : There will be no relaxation in Physical Standards.
Short Service Commission :
Short Service Commission is granted for a term of 10 years, extendable to 14 years, subject to service requirement and performance/willingness of the candidate. On completion of these tenures, officers are entitled for gratuity under the extant rules. Disciplined life, leadership qualities and professional skills imbibed during the service would stand as added advantages in acquiring second career post exit from the Navy.
Selection Procedure :
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 without assigning any reason. No communication will be entertained on this account.
b. SSB interviews for short-listed candidates will be scheduled from Aug to Nov 2010 at Bangalore.
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 thereafter undergo PABT (Pilot Aptitude Battery Tests) followed by Aviation Medical examination.
The training is scheduled to commence in the month of Jan 2011.
Pay Scale & Promotions:
The promotion from Sub Lieutenant to Commander is on time scale basis and thereafter on selection basis subject to fulfilment of requisite service condition. The Pay Scale and promotion criteria is as follows:
Rank: SUB LIEUTENANT: Pay Bands/ Scale: PB-3/15600-39100: Grade Pay: 5400, MSP:6000
Rank: LIEUTENANT: Pay Bands/ Scale: PB-3/15600-39100: Grade Pay: 6100, MSP:6000
Rank: LIEUTENANT CDR: Pay Bands/ Scale: PB-3/15600-39100: Grade Pay: 6600, MSP:6000
Rank: COMMANDER: Pay Bands/ Scale: PB-4/37400-67000, Grade Pay: 8000, MSP:6000
Apply Details :
Application Forms in accordance with the prescribed format and complete in all respects with superscription on the envelope “APPLICATION FOR SSC PILOTS – JAN 2011 COURSE, Qualification…………… .…..…. Percentage…………..%” is to be sent to the address given below by 13 April, 2010. Applications sent by Speed Post/Registered Post/Courier will not be accepted.
POST BAG NO. 04, RK PURAM PO(MAIN), NEW DELHI – 110 066.