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Cadet entry B.Tech scheme

Applications are invited from unmarried boys to join the Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala in Kerala, under the 10 + 2 Cadet entry (B.Tech.) scheme. The date of birth of the applicant should be between July 2, 1992 and January 1, 1995. Students who have passed their senior secondary (Plus Two) or equivalent examination with at least 70 per cent aggregate marks in physics, chemistry, and mathematics, are eligible to apply. The student should also have scored at least 50 per cent marks in English in Class X or XII.

Applicants should also meet the following physical standards:

Minimum height: 157 cm with correlated weight (as per age)

Eye sight: 6/6, 6/9 correctable to 6/6

Students can download the application format from the web site www.nausena-bharathi.nic.in. The duly filled-in application along with attested copies of relevant certificates should be sent by registered post to Post Bag No. 4, Nariman Bhavan, New Delhi - 110011, so as to reach the addressee on or before June 28.

Applications will be screened on the basis of the marks obtained in physics, chemistry, and mathematics in Plus Two/ equivalent examination, and called for Service Selection Board (SSB) interview. The five-day-long interview will be held in Bangalore, Coimbatore or Bhopal from July to November. The interview consists of two stages. Stage I includes intelligence test, picture perception and discussion. Those who fail to qualify stage I will be sent back the same day. The stage II test includes psychological tests, group task tests, group discussion, and interview.

Successful candidates will have to undergo medical examination.

The training is scheduled to commence in January 2012.

The selected candidates will be inducted as Cadets to four-year B.Tech. course in electronics and communication engineering or mechanical engineering at the Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala, Kerala.

During the course, cadets will be allotted executive or technical branch. On successful completion of the course, B.Tech. degree will be awarded by the Jawaharlal Nehru University. The cost of training including books and reading material will be met by the Indian Navy.

The Cadets will also be provided free clothing and mess facilities. On successful completion of training, the cadets will be commissioned as Sub-Lieutenant in the pay scale of Rs.15,600-Rs.39,100.

GOPAKUMAR KARAKONAM

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