Indian Navy will consider JEE MAIN rank for shortlisting the candidates for SSB interview in 10+2 B.Tech in their cadet entry scheme for January Batch 2019. First, the Navy implemented plans to ensure that newly joined officers should have B.Tech degree, apart from the traditional military values and skills of leadership, for the graduating batch of the Indian Naval Academy, Kerala.
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Aiming for hi-tech advancement with state-of-the-art warships, war weapon, and sensor machine being progressively induced by the Indian navy force, Navy wants its “sea warriors” to be skilled in handling the challenges of the huge technological revolution.
Indian Navy will consider JEE MAIN rank
As per Nausena website that from January 2019 course, for which the Notifications will commence in May/June 2017, the shortlisting of aspiring candidates for SSB for 10+2 B.Tech Entry Scheme of the Indian Navy will be based only on JEE Main rank and “not on the previous basis of PCM percentage of 12th”. Candidates, therefore, should appear for JEE Main 2017 exam, the JEE MAIN registration process will be opening in Dec 2016.
Consequently, PCM % obtained in the Class 12th board exams will not be valid for 10+2 B.Tech Entry scheme any longer. “as Different intermediate state examination boards have gone demented in awarding high marks in 12th marks. Finding the quality of Aspirants coming for the services selection board (SSB) interview or training very unequal,” said a Senior Naval officer.
He also added “The JEE Main ranks, which the CBSE (Central Board of Secondary Education) has agreed to share with Indian Navy. With the approval for the move from Government, candidates aspiring for the Indian Navy will have to appear for the JEE Main 2020 for the eligibility for the January 2019 course at Indian Naval Academy,”.
Also, the first direct-entry batch of B.Tech officers passed out in May 2013 from the INA. Since then, the Indian Navy has three entry schemes for the officer.
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