UES | Eligibility | University Entry Scheme | Indian Navy

UES or the University Entry Scheme of Indian Navy through which candidates are shortlisted for Permanent Commission (PC) in Executive (GS) branch and Short Service Commission (SSC) officers in Executive and Technical Branches. Applicant should be in the final year (4th / 5th year) in an AICTE recognised university with one of the disciplines (as mentioned in the official advertisement) and should have obtained a minimum of 60 % aggregate marks till pre final year (till V semester for BE/B Tech and VII Semester for 5 year integrated degree course

Here you can get all the details about the eligibility criterion such as age, gender, nationality, cut off, educational qualification of UES Entry of Indian Navy.

Age 21 to 24 years
Gender Men & Women (Women are eligible for Pilot, Observer, Naval Architecture cadre only)
Nationality A candidate must be either be : (i) A citizen of India, or (ii) A subject of Bhutan, or (iii) A subject of Nepal, or (iv) a Tibetan refugee who came over to India before the 1st of January 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India or (v) a person of Indian Origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka and East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire and Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of Permanently settling in India. Provided that a candidate belonging to categories (ii), (iii), (iv) and (v) above shall be a person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been issued by Government of India, Certificate of eligibility will however not be necessary in the case of candidates who are Gorkha subjects of Nepal.
Educational Qualification

Applicant should be in the final year (4th / 5th year) in an AICTE recognised university with one of the following disciplines and should have obtained a minimum of 60 % aggregate marks till pre final year (till V semester for BE/B Tech and. VII Semester for 5 year integrated degree course):


  1. Candidate must have a minimum of 60% marks in overall aggregate on completion of BE/B Tech. The candidate who fails to meet the minimum cut off percentage will not be permitted to join INA Ezhimala.
  2. Candidates who have FAILED in PABT (Pilot Aptitude Battery Test) earlier are not eligible for the Pilot entry.
  3. Candidates are not eligible for UES entry if they have not studied Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics at Intermediate (10+2) level.
  4. Technical Branch candidates can also be allotted Air Technical Specialization and will be appointed as Air Technical Officers by IHQ MoD(Navy).
  5. Candidates with BE/B.Tech degree in ‘avionics’ will be eligible for Air Technical branch only.
  6. Candidates having a backlog in any semester at the time of Campus interview are not allowed to attend the interview.
  7. Candidates with less than 60% marks in overall aggregate till fifth semester/seventh semester (B.Tech/integrated degree course) are not permitted to appear for campus interview.
Written Exam There is no written exam conducted for this entry.
Permanent Body Tattoos Permanent body tattoos are not permitted on any part of the body, however, certain concessions are permitted to candidates belonging to tribal communities/from tribal areas as declared by the Government of India. For other candidates, permanent body tattoos are only permitted on inner face of forearms i.e. from inside of elbow to wrist and on the reverse side of palm/back (dorsal) side of hand
Training Duration Candidates finally selected for UES, will be inducted as Officers in the rank of Sub Lieutenant and undergo 22 weeks Naval Orientation Course at the INA, Ezhimala, followed by professional training in Naval Ships and Training Establishments. In case of Executive (General Service) entry, course duration of NOC at INA would be 44 weeks

How to Apply

Candidate can submit only Online (e-application) for this entry from (date as mentioned in the official notification) Online (e-application). While filling up the e-application, it is advisable to keep the relevant documents readily available to enable the following:-

  • Correct filling up of personal particulars. Details are to be filled up as given in the Matriculation Certificate
  • Fields such as e-mail address mobile number are mandatory fields and need to be filled

Selection Procedure

The eligible candidates applying for entry will have to appear before a Naval Campus Selection Team for an interview. The Candidates qualifying the campus interview will be shortlisted for SSB interview on the basis of his/her preference for the entry, subject to meeting the eligibility criteria for particular entry. The final selection of Branch/Cadre will be decided by IHQ-MoD(Navy) depending on a number of vacancies in particular Branch/Cadre.

Candidates shortlisted on the basis of campus interview will be called for SSB interview at Bangalore/Bhopal/Coimbatore/Visakhapatnam.

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  1. Hello sir /madam. I need apply

  2. I’ve got a call letter from Bhopal SSB after attending UES 2018. I reported at Bhopal SSB on the given date that is 11th Feb 2018. But later I came to know that my Date of Birth in application form and the certificates are different. It was a mistake made by me while applying. They’ve sent me back and asked me to report again in March 4th 2018. What all certificates should I take to clear the Date of Birth issue mentioned above.

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