Navy introduces entrance test for officers’ entry

first_imgNew Delhi: In a new, the Indian Navy has introduced INET (Indian Navy Entrance Test) for the selection of officers. As per the official release, the INET will be a new entrance scheme, for which graduates will be eligible.”The exam will be held along with the Combined Defence Services exam, University Entry Scheme and National Defence Academy and Naval Academy exam,” the release said. As per the release, two of these exams — Combined Defence Services exam, National Defence Academy and Naval Academy exams are conducted by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC), while UPSC conducts the written exam and interviews are conducted by the Services Selection Board (SSB). Also Read – 2019 most peaceful festive season for J&K: Jitendra SinghINET (officers) would be conducted twice a year from September this year, the release said. Induction of officers in various branches of the Indian Navy is also undertaken through direct entries. Through this process, candidates are shortlisted for the SSB interview on the basis of the scores obtained in the qualifying exam, JEE mains rank and written exam result. As per the release, under the new process, only one advertisement will be published every six months and applicants will need to exercise their option for entries that they wish to be considered for, on the basis of their educational qualification. Also Read – Personal life needs to be respected: Cong on reports of Rahul’s visit abroad”Details of entries, age and educational qualifications are available on www.joinindiannavy.gov.in. Candidates are advised to register once on the website to fill in their personal, communication and educational particulars, as well as upload their supporting documents,” the release said. “Doing this before the application submission window opens, is advisable in order to save time. Eligible candidates will receive automated email alerts when the application submission window opens,” the release said. INET (officers) exam will have four sections — English, reasoning and numerical ability, general science and mathematical aptitude, and general knowledge. Candidates will need to pass in each section to be considered for SSB call up and candidates would be called up for SSB interview on the basis of their performance in INET (officers) and their entry preference, the release said.last_img

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