Indian Navy University Entry Scheme (UES) 2011 recruitment notification came out just yesterday for July 2012 batch. It is a great opportunity for those of you Final year engineering students, who would like to go for a career in defense for a short period (10 years to be precise in Short Service Commission), retire as an ex-navy officer at a young age (say 34 years), draw pensions for the naval service and than join civilian jobs. Wonderful is not it?
What are the eligibilities for Indian Navy University Entry Scheme and how to apply for it?
This is the focus of this blog post while another blog article titled: SSB Interview & How to Prepare
would help you prepare for the UES selection test.
But first a primer on Indian Navy University Entry Scheme.
What is Indian Navy UES?
University Entry Scheme (UES) is a very good recruitment process conducted by Indian Navy for two of its branches – Technical & Executive, notification for which comes out towards June end and Interview held in December to April.
After being selected in UES, you are recruited as a Sub-Lieutenant and than undergo 20 weeks Naval Orientation Course at the Naval Academy, Ezhimala (in Kerela), followed by professional training in Naval Ships and Training Establishments.
Appointments under UES in navy is for Short Service commission (SSC) – the service tenure is for 10 years extendable by a further period of 4 years on mutual consent.
Salary of a Sub-Lieutenant in Indian Navy:
Pay-scale offered to Sub-Lieutenant in Indian navy is PB-3/15600-39100 5400. With this pay-scale, the CTC is approx. Rs. 58,000/- per month which includes Basic Pay, DA, Grade Pay, Military Service Pay, House Rent Allowance and Transport allowance.
Eligibility for Indian Navy UES:
Age Eligibility: as on 1st July 2012.
Min. 19, Max: 24 years (i.e. born in between 2nd July, 1988 to 1st July 1993, (both dates inclusive)
Educational Qualifications Eligibility:
Minimum 60% aggregate marks till pre final year (up to VI semester) of BE/B. Tech in following disciplines:
For UES Technical (Engineering branch):
Mechanical, Marine, Automotive, Mechatronics, Industrial & Production, Metallurgy, Aeronautical/Aerospace, Control and Production.
For UES Technical (Electrical branch):
Electrical, Electronics, Tele Communications, Instrumentation, Instrumentation and Control, Electronics and Instrumentation, Electronics and Communication, Power Engineering, Control System Engineering, Power Electronics, Computer Science, Information Technology, Avionics.
For UES Technical (Naval Architecture):
Mechanical, Civil, Aeronautical/ Aero Space, Metallurgy, Naval Architecture.
For UES Executive branch:
Mechanical, Marine, Aeronautical/Aerospace, Production, Computer Science Engineering, IT, Control, Electrical, Electronics, Telecommunication.
If you are a woman, you can apply for only Naval Architecture branch.
Minimum physical standards for Indian Navy UES:
In addition to above age & educational qualifications, you must also meet following physical standards:
Height and Weight:
Min. height - 157cms for men and 152 cms for women with correlated weight.
(i) Technical Branch: 6/24, 6/24 correctable to 6/6 in each eye with glasses.
(ii) Executive Branch: 6/12, 6/12 correctable to 6/6 in each eye with glasses.
You should not be colour/night blind.
You should NOT apply for Indian Navy UES if:
a) You are in last semester (i.e. eighth semester).
b) You have backlog in any of the semesters (appeared or pending).
Selection process for Indian Navy UES:
Based on the applications submitted, Indian Navy shortlists the candidates and than candidates are called for SSB interview, to be held at Bangalore/Bhopal/Coimbatore in between Dec 11 to Apr 12. The selection is based on the SSB interview alone, to be held for 5 days. You can know more about it in my next blog article titled: SSB Interview & How to Prepare
Indian Navy UES 2011 application form:
You have to apply for Indian Navy University Entry Scheme offline.
How to apply has been described very clearly in section: 6.HOW TO APPLY of the notification. You have to send the application form by Ordinary post only (and NOT by Regd. Post/Speed post/Courier/By Hand/E-mail). Last date to receive your completed form is 18th July, 2011.
Indian Navy UES 2011 Important dates:
Indian Navy UES 2011 Notification date: 25th June, 2011.
Last date to receive application form: 18th July, 2011.
Date of Indian Navy UES 2011 SSB Interview: 11.12.2011 to 12.04.2012.
Indian Navy UES 2012 Notification:
Some of you may be appearing in Indian Navy University Entry Scheme at a later date, say in 2012 and therefore date of Indian Navy UES 2012 may be helpful to you. You should check this officer recruitment webpage of Indian navy
during June 2012, to find the exact date of Indian Navy UES 2012 Notification.
Hope with above information, you can apply confidently for Indian Navy University Entry Scheme 2011. But how to prepare for the SSB Interview of Indian Navy UES? Please find it in my blog post titled: SSB Interview & How to Prepare