Various Career Options

General Service Officer
As an Executive Officer, you will be a vital part of the complex system that manages the ship and also uses the ship as an instrument of tactical warfare. You will learn to have a good understanding of your ship's capabilities and limitations and be able to turn them to your advantage when face to face with enemy. It is for this reason that an Executive Officer alone can aspire for the command of a naval warship.

Executive Officers are trained in specializations such as Anti-Submarine Warfare, Navigation, Communications, Gunnery Logistics, Diving and Hydrography. One could also opt for the Air or Submarine arm. Irrespective of the choice of your specialisation you will get opportunities to participate in all the facets of naval operation. With consistent performance one could become, Commanding Officer of an Aircraft Carrier, Destroyer, Guided missile, Frigate, Conventional/Nuclear Submarine. Our specialist schools in Kochi constantly update your knowledge sharpen your skills for greater responsibilities.

Hydrographic Officer
You as a hydrographer shall venture into areas where no human ventured before. Charting coral reefs, pristine waters, atolls and ports you shall do it all. You shall fly, dive and sail into national and international uncharted waters and you will have the satisfaction of seeing your efforts culminate into a navigational chart in which mariners place boundless confidence. The qualification you gain as a hydrographer will have international recognition. So if want to see the world and be exposed to international professional practices, join the Indian navy as a hydrographer.

Naval Armament Inspection Officer
Naval Armament Inspection (NAI) Officers are the specialist officers responsible for Inspection & Quality Assurance (QA), in-house R&D, life extension and life assessment to ensure safety, serviceability and functional reliability of Armaments in the inventory of Indian Navy. The officers also provide QA coverage during production/ acceptance at various Ordnance factories, PSUs, Private Industry and at foreign OEM premise. The officers associate with various DRDO labs during development phase of various armament stores. The officers of the cadre undergo induction training for three years. Later in the career, the officers are nominated for higher studies like M Tech programs at IITs/ DIAT (DU) based on merit and availability.

Provost Officer
A separate cadre of Provost Officers exists to deal with policing, regulatory, and security and vigilance needs of the Navy.

Pilot Officer
For those with an aspiration to fly in the skies over the challenging environment of the sea, the Navy needs Pilots for its Naval Air Arm. Naval Pilots operate fighter aircraft and helicopters from aircraft carriers and ships at sea as well as maritime reconnaissance aircraft from ashore. Naval aircraft search, locate and attack enemy ships, submarines and aircraft whilst providing a defensive cover to own assets. The training of pilots in the Navy, imparted at various ashore and afloat units, is thus, highly specialized and extremely unique.

Observer Officer
For those with a yearning for the skies, navy needs observers who act as airborne coordinators of maritime warfare. Observer officer operates various state of the art equipment including sonics, radars, sonars and communication equipment. Observer officer gets an opportunity to participate in all facets of naval operations onboard the "eyes of the fleet: the maritime patrol aircraft and the ship borne multi-role helicopters". You would also be responsible for firing weapons as and when the need arises.

Submarine Officer
Adventure of exploring deep into the ocean is unique. Combine it with hi-tech fire power, state of the art control systems and high standards of habitability, and what you get is most esteemed arm of the Indian Navy 'The Submarine Arm'. Be it navigating the waters of the mighty oceans, or firing state of the art weapons, or high end communication systems, all will form a part of your duties. Higher allowances and station stability are just some of the advantages of joining the Arm. If you are an adventurer with a passion to do something unique, then this is the job for you.

Diving officer
Diving Officer job range from under water inspection and repair of ships to defence of Indian Navy retime asses. This is yet another elite and challenging task, specialisation wherein being in the parent professional arm with sub specialisation such as gunnery, Navigation, Anti-submarine warfare or else logistics, hydro, Aviation etc one can become ships diver. Alternatively one may opt to become a Diving Officer wherein one would be required to undertake a Clearance Diving Officers course and/ or a marine Commando course.

Law Officer
A separate cadre of Law Officers also exists to deal with the legal needs of the Navy. Both Permanent as well as Short Service Commissioned offices serve in this cadre.

Logistics Officer
Logistics Officer is involved in planning, forecasting and execution of the budget and inventory management of spare parts and other items required for day to day running of ships. He is also entrusted with meeting the food and clothing requirements of the personnel of the Indian Navy which play a crucial role in maintaining their morale. He is trained by the Navy in the field of Inventory Management, Finance, Supply chain Management and Information Technology. You as a Logistics Officer would be responsible for management of Integrated Supply chain activities using cutting edge technologies and suitable managerial skills. It is a challenging job where your contribution is crucial for successful achievement of mission objectives and at the same time provides you with enough scope for personal growth and advancement.

Information Technology
Indian Navy provides excellent career opportunities in the field of IT. Personnel gain hands-on experience in operations, maintenance and administration of state-of-the art networks, IT infrastructure and advanced IT/InfoSec application. They are exposed to handling niche technology and R&D functions as part of standard growth profile. Naval IT setup is unique since it involves not only shore based establishments but also afloat units, which require to maintain connectivity and synchronized operations. The charter of duties of IT officer includes following:-

(a) Implementation of enterprise wide networking and software development projects.
(b) Management of critical Naval networks and software applications.
(c) Administration of ashore and afloat networks.
(d) Development activities with respect to cyber security products.
(e) Administration of cyber security incident response and cyber forensics.

THIS TABLE GIVES INFORMATION ON VARIOUS TYPES OF ENTRIES OF THE EXECUTIVE BRANCH OF INDIAN NAVY

Entry Gender Age(in yrs) Educational Qualification
10+2 (B.Tech) Male only 17 to 19 ½

Passed senior secondary examination (10+2 pattern) or its equivalent from university/board with at least 70% aggregate marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics (PCM) and at least 50% marks in English (either in class x or class xiii)

NDA(NA) Male only 16 ½-19

12th pass with PCM/Appearing

CDSE/NCC Male only 19-24

BE/B.Tech in any discipline (Completed/Appearing)
For NCC- holding NCC Naval senior wing 'C' Certificate

Executive (General Service)/Hydro Cadre Male only 19 ½ to 25

BE/B.Tech (Any discipline)

Pilot General Male only 19-24

BE/B.Tech degree in any discipline with Physics & Maths in 12th standard.

CPL Holders Male only 19-25

A candidate holding valid and current CPL issued by DGCA (India)

Observer 19-24

BE/B.Tech degree in any discipline with Physics & Maths in 12th standard.

Information Technology 19 ½ to 25

BE/B Tech in any one of the following stream:-
(i)Electrical
(ii)Electronics
(iii)Mechanical
(iv)Production
(v)Instrumentation
(v)IT
(vi)Chemical
(vii)Metallurgy
(viii)Aerospace Engineering

Logistics /Works Male and Female 19 ½ to 25

For Logistics Cadre
For Logistics Cadre
(i) BE/B Tech in any discipline with 1st class
or
(ii) MBA with 1st class
or
(iii) B Sc/B Com/B Sc(IT) with 1st class and PG Diploma in Finance/Logistics/Supply Chain Mgt/Material Mgt
or
(iv) MCA/M Sc(IT) with 1st class
For Works
(v) BE/B Tech(Civil)/B Architect
For Catering
M Sc(HM)/MBA(HM)/B Sc or BA with 1st class and PG Diploma in HM

LAW Male and Female 22 to 27

Candidates should possess degree in Law qualifying them for enrolment as advocates under the Advocates Act, 1961.

ATC Male and Female 19 ½ -25

BE/B.Tech degree in any discipline with Physcis & Maths in 12th standard.

UES Male 19-24

Final Year BE/B Tech with 60% marks in any one of the following stream:- Executive Branch
Mechanical, Marine, Aeronautical, Production Engineering, Computer Science & IT, Control Engineering, Electrical, Tele-communication, Electronics Engineering, Any other allied discipline.
Pilot/Observer
BE/B Tech in any discipline with 55% marks.
Information Technology
BE/B.Tech (Computer Science/ Computer Engineering/IT) with 60% marks.


Musician Male only 21 to 25

Educational Qualification
A Bachelor's Degree from recognized university (relaxed to Higher Secondary for applicant having exceptional professional ability in music)
Professional Qualification
Ability to play competently at least one military band musical instrument, in addition to the Piano-Forte. Should possess one of the following Diplomas or equivalent:-
LRAM/ARCM/ATCL/
Preferable:-
Experience as a Conductor of an Orchestra/Band or as a Teacher of Music.

Sports Male only

Educational Qualification
Regular Post Graduate Degree OR BE/B Tech degree in any field. Candidates with diploma in Sports Coaching from National Instt of Sports and MSc in Sports (Coaching) will be given priority for shortlisting.

22-27

Sports Qualification
(a) All sports other than Yachting/Wing Surfing A candidate should have participated in Sr. level national championships/games in following disciplines
Athletics/Cross-
Country/Triathlon/Badminton/Tennis/Squash/Football/Handball/Hockey/Basketball/Volleyball/Cricket/Swimmming/Diving/Water Polo/Kabaddi/Boxing

21-25

(b) Yachting/Wing Surfing) Must have at least one of following qualifications:
(i) Should have participated in Sr National Championship conducted by YAI and secured a minimum of 5th position in an Olympic class.
(ii) Should have attained a position amongst the top 50% of the fleet in a class of boat/windsurf completed at the ISAF Youth Sailing World Championship.
(iii) Should have represented India at the Asian Games or ISAF Youth Sailing World Championships and secured a medal in Youth/Olympic Classes.

ENGINEERING BRANCH
Modern ships, submarines and aircraft are fitted with advanced technology machinery and propulsion systems. As an Engineer Officer, you will be responsible for keeping all these Hi-tech systems serviceable. Opportunities exist to work in gigantic naval dockyards and indigenous production units. In no other career is an engineer exposed to such a wide spectrum of opportunities and to keep abreast of modern developments. An Engineer Officer's career is interspersed with technical courses upto post graduation level in India/Abroad.

Engineering General Service Officer
Indian Navy is a technology driven force with its Ships, Submarines and Aircrafts fitted with latest equipment of cutting edge technology. As an Engineering Officer, you will get an opportunity to operate and maintain the Marine Engineering equipment onboard ships/submarines/aircrafts. In addition, huge opportunities exist to work in Repair Yards and Maintenance Units to provide third and fourth line of maintenance. Engineer officers also get a chance to work in Design and Production organizations to form a part of indigenous ship-building. In no other career, an engineer is exposed to such a wide spectrum of job profiles. As an Engineer Officer, you would also get ample opportunities to undergo technical courses/Post Graduation in India and abroad to add to your learning curve.

Note: Officers of the Engineering Branches can also volunteer for the Aviation /Submarine Arm.

Submarine Engineer Officer
Adventure of exploring deep into the ocean is unique. Combine it with hi-tech fire power, state of the art control systems and high standards of habitability, and what you get is most esteemed arm of the Indian Navy 'The Submarine Arm'. As a Submarine Engineer officer, you will be tasked with the requirements to maintain high end propulsion systems, including nuclear and diesels, along with associated systems. Higher allowances and station stability are just some of the advantages of joining the Arm. You would also be afforded an opportunity to pursue higher studies viz. M tech in premier training institutions of India. If you are an adventure with a passion to do something unique, then this is the job for you.

Naval Construction Officer
As an officer in the Naval Architect Cadre, your assigned duties would encompass a wide spectrum, including design of warships and submarines, overseeing of construction at various shipyards, platform trials at sea, appointment onboard warships as well as refit and operational support for ships and submarines, including dry docking. Apart from the rich exposure to current and future technology, meritorious officers are also selected for M Tech and other courses at reputed institutions, including at IITs.

THIS TABLE GIVES INFORMATION ON VARIOUS TYPES OF ENTRIES OF ENGINEERING BRANCH OF INDIAN NAVY

Entry Gender Age(in yrs) Educational Qualification
NDA(NA) Male only 16 ½-19

12th pass with PCM/Appearing

10+2 (B.Tech) Male only 17 to 19 ½

Passed senior secondary examination (10+2 pattern) or its equivalent from university/board with at least 70% aggregate marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics (PCM) and at least 50% marks in English (either in class x or class xiii)

Engineering (General Service)- (E) Male only 19 ½ to 25 The candidates must possess at least 60% marks in BE/B Tech Degree in any one of the following stream:-
(i) Marine
(ii) Mechanical
(iii) Aeronautical
(iv) Production
(v) Metallurgy
(vii) Control
(viii) Any other allied discipline
Submarine-(Engineering) Male only 19 ½ to 25

The candidates must possess at least 55% marks in BE/B Tech Degree in any one of the following stream:-
(i) Mechanical
(ii) Electrical/Electronics
(iii) Telecommunications
(iv) Computer Science
(v) Control Engineering or
(vi) Equivalent qualification recognised by Institute of Engineers (India) as exempted from section 'A' and 'B' of their Associate membership examination.
Or
Instrumentation, Instrumentation and control, Aeronautical, Automation Robotics, Industrial Engg and Management and Production Engg.

Naval Architecture Male and Female 19 ½ - 25

The candidates must possess at least 60% marks in BE/B. Tech Degree in any one of the following stream:-
(i) Mechanical
(ii)Civil
(iii) Aeronautical
(iv) Metallurgy
(v) Naval Architecture

UES Male and Female 19-24

Final Year BE/B Tech.


Engineering Branch. Mechanical, Marine, Aeronautical, Production, Control Engineering, Any other allied discipline.

ELECTRICAL BRANCH
A warship is a mini floating city with an integral power generation and distribution system. In addition, complex missile systems, underwater weapons, radar and radio communication equipment from major part of a warship's equipment. A majority of these are either computer based or computer aided and incorporate the latest trends in electronics engineering. For a ship to be able to fight effectively, all these equipment must be kept working at peak, efficiency. Electrical Officers have this responsibility and other challenging tasks. To sharpen their skills, the Navy offers excellent opportunities for post-graduate courses in India / Abroad to deserving candidates.

General Service
Warships are high–tech machine which employ awe inspiring fire power as well as advanced sensors for undertaking multifarious operations at sea.

As an Electrical Officer, you will have the singular responsibility of maintaining the combat readiness of sophisticated Missile System, underwater system, long range sensors and advanced combat management system which employ niche technologies and complex software algorithms. You will be also responsible for running large power distribution network using advanced computer based power management systems.

In addition, tenures at Naval Repair Yards will expose you to management of large level- IV maintenance facilities. Electrical Officers are also posted to the Naval Design Organizations which provide an opportunity to work on warship design building aspects. To enhance technical acumen, the Navy sends deserving Electrical Officers for pursuing post- graduate courses in India at various IITs and also to institutes abroad.

Note: Officers of the Electrical Branches can also volunteer for the Aviation /Submarine Arm.

Submarine Electrical Officer
Adventure of exploring deep into the ocean is unique. Combine it with hi-tech fire power, state of art control systems and high standard of habitability and what you get is most esteemed arm of the Indian Navy "The Submarine Arm". As a Submarine Electrical officer, you will be looking after the maintenance of high end control and weapon systems. Higher allowances and station stability bare just some of the advantages of joining the Arm. You would also be afforded an opportunity to pursue higher studies viz. M tech in premier training institutions of India. If you are and adventure with a passion to do something unique, then this is the job for you.

THIS TABLE GIVES INFORMATION ON VARIOUS TYPES OF ENTRIES OF THE ELECTRICAL BRANCH OF INDIAN NAVY

Entry Gender Age(in yrs) Educational Qualification
NDA/NA Male only 16½ - 19

12th pass with PCM/Appearing

10+2 (B.Tech) Male only 17 to 19 ½

Passed senior secondary examination (10+2 pattern) or its equivalent from university/board with at least 70% aggregate marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics (PCM) and at least 50% marks in English (either in class x or class xiii).

Technical (General Service)- Electrical (L) Male only 19 ½ to 25

The candidates must possess at least 60% marks in BE/B Tech Degree in any one of the following stream:-
(i) Electrical
(ii) Electronics
(iii) Tele Communication
(iv) Any other allied discipline

Technical (Submarine)- Electrical (L) Male only 19 ½ to 25

The candidates must possess at least 55% marks in BE/B Tech Degree in any one of the following stream:-
(i) Mechanical
(ii) Electrical/Electronics
(iii) Telecommunications/Communication
(iv) Computer Science
(v) Control Engineering/ Control system
(vi) Power/Power Electronics
(vii) Equivalent qualification recognised by Institute of Engineers (India) as exempted from section 'A' and 'B' of their Associate membership examination.

UES Male 19-24

Final Year BE/B Tech.
Electrical. Tele-communication, Electronics Engineering, Any other allied discipline.

EDUCATION OFFICER
Education officers provide support towards education, training and professional development of Naval personnel. They impart instructions in various Indian Naval Training Establishments including the prestigious Indian Naval Academy at Ezhimala, Kerala. Education Officers are engaged in teaching science, technical and service subjects to naval cadets undergoing B Tech training at the academy. Education Officers also impart instructions \training to officers during their ab-initio and specialisation courses at Technical Training Establishments like INS Valsura & Shivaji.

In addition, Education Officers provide coaching and guidance to sailors for their career progression in service as well as to enhance their resettlement opportunities by facilitating pursuance of various higher education courses. Education Officers are also responsible for conducting various in-service examinations for officers and sailors in online and offline modes at pan-India level using latest technology.

In order to meet the educational, professional and recreational needs of naval personnel, a large number of Naval Reference Libraries have been set up both onboard naval ships and at various naval establishments. Education Officers are responsible for setting up, functioning and introduction of latest techniques & technologies in these libraries.

One of the unique and important tasks of Education Officers is implementation of provisions of the Official Languages Act, 1963 and Official Languages Rules 1976 on the progressive use of Hindi in official work and monitoring of such progress.

Education Officers also provide meteorology\oceanography service support for maritime operations in three dimensions. Selected Education Officers in senior ranks are also deputed as Principals and Vice Principals to various Sainik Schools across India. Some of the Education Officers are deputed for MTech courses in various IITs\NITs. Education Officers also undergo a range of specialist courses including Anti-Submarine Warfare, Naval Communication, Gunnery, hydrographic, navigation & Direction, Meteorology and oceanography. .

THIS TABLE GIVES INFORMATION ON VARIOUS TYPES OF ENTRIES OF THE EDUCATION BRANCH OF INDIAN NAVY

Entry Gender Age(in yrs) Educational Qualification
            Education                         Male and Female                21 to 25     

(i) A second class Master's degree of a recognized university in Physics or Mathematics. Candidates possessing Master's degree in physics should have studies Mathematics at least at the subsidiary level at the degree standard and those possessing master's degree in Mathematics should have studies Physics at least at the subsidiary level at degree standard.
or
(ii) A second class Master's degree of a recognized university in Chemistry or English. Candidates possessing Master's degree in chemistry should have studies Physics at least at the subsidiary level at the degree standard and those possessing Master's degree in English should have studied Physics or Mathematics up to the intermediate or equivalent standard.
or
(iii) A degree in any of the following discipline:-
(d) Mechanical Engineering
(e) Electrical Engineering
(f) Engineering in Computer Science/Technology
or
(iv) A second class Master's degree of a recognized university in computer application or computer science. Candidate should have studied either Physics or Mathematics at their graduation level.
or
(v) A post graduate degree of a recognized university in Humanities (Economics/History/ Political Science).

CAREER FOR DOCTORS IN THE NAVY
The Armed Forces Medical Services (AFMS) is amongst one of the finest options available to a medical graduate in our country where there is an opportune professional environment of an exceptional order blended with an adventurous life, camaraderie, dignity and self-esteem. It offers a golden opportunity to be a part of the world's finest service and get trained not only to be an officer but also a gentleman for life.
The AFMS promises both professional and personal growth at every stage of the career. The adventure and extra-curricular activities in the Armed Forces ensure an all around development essential in today's world. Apart from attractive pay and perks, Armed Forces offer the best in life style and professional growth.
As a doctor in the Navy you will have an opportunity to learn and practice military medicine and look after the health of the men in uniform and their families both in peace and war Zones. There are ample avenues to specialise in basic specialties and super specialties. Most of the post-graduate courses are conducted at Armed Forces Medical College (AFMC), Pune and various other teaching hospitals of the armed Forces. However the service also offers opportunities to avail study leave at Government Expense for the super-speciality courses at reputed civil institutions in India and abroad.
The medical services in the Navy are delivered through a network of hospitals spread throughout the length and breadth of the country. To support the professional activities, hospitals have been equipped with state of tart equipment and trained paramedical staff. Postings to various parts of the country give the medical officer a glimpse of the beautiful heritage and culture around and broadens outlook beyond the barriers of casts, creed and religion. During active participation of our country in peace keeping initiatives of the United Nations, AFMS doctors are sent on deputation with these missions.
The privileges offered in the Armed Forces are far better than other services in the Country. The comforts of life, like good housing, medical aid, canteen facilities, school, college and higher education for children, life insurance cover etc are catered for all. The benefits are extended into the retired life including handsome pension and medical facilities. Abundant opportunities are provided to relish outdoor activities for those with a yearning for adventure and beyond.
Types Of Commission
The Armed Forces offer a prestigious and professionally satisfying career for doctors as commissioned officers with high status associated with Group 'A' gazetted posts of Central Government.
There are two types of commission viz Permanent Commission (PC) and Short Service Commission (SSC). Doctors from civil medical colleges at entry are offered only SSC. Pay & allowances and terms and conditions of AFMS, except for the duration of service and provision of retirement benefits are broadly similar for both types of commission.
SSC officers are required to serve for a minimum period of 5 years. The SSC may be extended by another two terms of 5 years and then 4 years upto a maximum of 14 years.
50% graduates passing out from the Armed Forces Medical College, Pune are taken directly into Permanent Commission and the rest are offered Short Service Commission. AFMC graduates offered SSC are required to serve for a minimum period of 7 years extendable by another 7 years.

Selection Procedure

(a) Short Service Commission
(i) Army Medical Corps (AMC) Selection Boards for grant of SSC to doctors, who are Indian Citizens, will be held three/four times in a year. Notification regarding call for application is published in leading newspapers.
(ii) Eligible candidates are called for interview at New Delhi, Kolkata and Pune to assess their merit and suitability for grant of Short Service Commission in the army Medical Corps and subsequent secondment to the Navy.
(iii) Based on the results of the interview, candidates who have been shortlisted are subjected to medical examination at designated Armed Force Hospitals.
(iv) Medically fit candidates are granted commission subject to verification procedure as deemed necessary and required for commissioning.
(b) Permanent Commission
(i) SSC Officers are allowed three chances to appear in departmental interviews for grant of Permanent Commission at any time after completion of two years SSC service in two chances in first tenure of five years and one chance in second tenure of five years but before completion of nine years and six months of service. Also, there should be no break in service and they should fulfill the conditions of eligibility laid down.
(ii) Maximum age limit as on 31 December of the calendar year of application for grant of PC for different professional educational qualification is as below: -

Qualification Age
MBBS 30 years
Post Graduate Diploma 31 years
Post Graduate MD/MS 35 years

Employability
As an officer in the Army Medical Corps (AMC), he/she is liable to be employed in the Indian Army, Navy or Air Force in any part of the country or world.

Rank on Entry
The rank granted on first appointment in the AMC is as follows: -

(a) Captain (Army) / Surgeon Lieutenant (Navy) / Flight Lieutenant (Air Force) – Applicable to doctors commissioned from civil who have acquired their Permanent Medical Registration Certificate.

(b) Lieutenant (Army)/ Surgeon Sub Lieutenant (Navy) / Flying Officer (Air Force) – Applicable to medical cadets passing out from AFMC Pune, till completion of their internship in Service Hospitals.

Promotion
Promotion till the rank of Lieutenant Colonel (Army) / Surgeon Commander (Navy) / Wing Commander (Air Force) is time-bound subject to satisfactory service and fitness for the higher rank. Further promotion to higher ranks is by selection based on vacancies. If an officer does not get promoted to the rank of Colonel (Army) / Surgeon Captain (Navy) / Group Captain (Air Force) by selection grade, then he/she is granted time-scale promotion to the rank of Colonel (Time Scale) / Surgeon Captain (Time Scale) / Group Captain (Time Scale) on completion of 24 years of reckonable commissioned service.

Conditions Of Eligibility
Branch / Type of Entry Age Limit Educational Qualifications
Permanent Commission (PC) 45 Years

1. Applicants must possess a medical qualification of an Indian University or a foreign medical qualification recognized by the Medical Council of India. They must also be registered with any of the state councils or equivalent registering authority.

2. Incentives :An antedate of 3 years seniority for post graduates and 2 years for post graduate diploma recognized by MCI and 6 months for a house job, done at a recognized hospital to fresh entrants.

3. A doctor who has done a house job and also a post graduate qualification will be eligible for a maximum antedate seniority of 42 months.

For details contact:
DGAFMS, L-Block,
Post DHQ, New Delhi-110011


AFMC Cadet Entry (MBBS Course after which commission is granted in AMC) 1. 17 - 22 Years


2. 24 Years

1. 10+2 with PCB securing not less than 60% of aggregate marks together and not less than 50% in any of these subjects.

2. BSc

Selection is held once a year through a written exam on all India basis followed by an Interview at Pune. Advertisement published in National / Regional newspaper in Jan every year.

Army Dental Corps(ADC)- Includes Dental Branch of Indian Navy
Direct Permanent Commission 28 Years for BDS

30 Years for MDS

1. BDS with minimum 60% marks in final year / MDS from a recognized Dental College of University.

2. Should have completed one year rotatory internship recognized by the Dental Council of India (DCI).

3. Should be in possession of Permanent Dental Registration Certificate.