Indian Naval Academy imparts basic and orientation training to all officers enrolled for the Navy and Coast Guard excluding Special Duties List Officers. The aim is to nurture the trainees morally, psychologically, physically and to instill in them the highest goals of honesty, heroism and patriotism that take responsibility for taking on challenges when the need arises. The Indian Naval Academy has been developed as a national prestigious project with unique concept and architecture which stands out as an unique monument. 

The exams are conducted annually in February and August to become an officer in various branches. Officers have a choice to opt for permanent or Short Service commission. You inherit a great heritage and culture that is fully integrated with the latest technology. Your degree plays an important role in joining one of the various branches in the Indian Navy. 


How to get into Indian Navy through INET Exam?

You have to clear the following stages to be in Indian Navy: 

Stage 1 – Written Examination
Stage 2 – SSB
Stage 3 – Medical Examination
Stage 4 – Merit

Stage1 – Written Examination 

Written Examination is conducted by Indian Naval HQ twice in a year, generally in Feb and Aug of each year for courses commencing in Jan and July in succeeding year respectively.


It has only one paper consisting of four parts of 400 Marks of two hours duration. 

Part 1 General awareness- History, Sports, Geography, Environment, Civics, Basic Science Defence, Art, Culture, current Affairs, Politics etc.

Part 2 Verbal Ability in English- Comprehension, Error Detection, Sentence Completion, Synonyms, Antonyms and Testing of Vocabulary.

Part 3 Numerical Ability- Decimal Fraction, Simplification, Average, Profit & loss, percentage, Ratio & Proportion and Simple interest.

Part 4 Reasoning and Military Aptitude Test- Verbal Skills and Spatial Ability.    

Stage 2 – SSB

Please see details under SSB on our website. 

Stage 3 – Medical

You have to be medically fit. You should not have any medical disability specially heart murmur, Knock Knee, flat foot etc. It is advised to get medically checked up at an early stage and take remedial measures.

Stage 4 – Merit

It is advised that you must do well in written and SSB so that you get at least more than 50% marks to be sure in merit.

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    About Kargil Defence Academy

    AIM of Kargil Defence Academy is to train and motivate youths to join Defence Forces as an Officer. Armed Forces have shortage of more than 13000 Officers and Kargil Defence Academy is trying its best to contribute to overcome this deficiency by providing selfless service. It is a registered education institute by Registrar Sansthan, Jaipur. On a popular demand, KDA has also started courses and training for soldiers in all three services.


    VOLUNTARY, non-political, educational movement for young people, open to all without distinction of origin, race or creed.


    OUR QUALITY is being monitored by highly battle experienced team of Officers consisting of Ex-GTO, Trained Psychologist and Interviewing Officer.


    LIVE EXPOSURE provided by the academy to train candidates for Officers’ cadre in both Written and SSB interviews as well as to join any Corporate Sector.


    203-205, Ganesham Tower, Amrapali Marg
    Opp. BSNL Tower, Vaishali Nagar,
    Jaipur 302021


    Kargil Defence Academy is located in Jaipur only. Beware of institutions defaming the name of this prestigious institution in other parts of the country.

    Our Team of Experts Have Proved It Once Again That We Are The Best!

    Heartiest Congratulations to Devika Padwal for having got recommended in SSB for TES Navy Entry, a proud moment for us.

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