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The women were inducted only in the Armed Forces Medical Core till the year 1992. From July 1992 the Navy started inducting women as Short Service Commissioned officers in select branches of the Navy. Presently the women are inducted into the following branches of the Navy as Officers :-
1. ATC 
2. Observer 
3. Law 
4. Logistics 
5. Education 
6. Naval Architecture 

The government has also given approval for Permanent Commission (PC) in Education, Law and Naval Architect branch on completion of SSC tenure depending upon merit and vacancy.

Type of Entry

Age Limit

Educational Qualification



19½ - 25

Ist Class Science Graduate with Physics/ Maths/ Electronics or MSc with Physics/ Maths/ Electronics with min 55% marks.

SSC- Observer


A graduate Degree in any discipline with min 55% marks with Mathematics & Physics at 10+2 level.


22 - 27

A Degree in Law qualifying for enrolment as an Advocate under the Advocates Act 1961 with min 55% marks.

SSC Logistics

19½ - 25

1st Class Degree in BA (Economics), BCom, BSc(IT), CA/ ICWA, Catering Technology or BCA/ MCA, or B.E/ B.Tech in Mechanical, Marine, Electrical, Electronics, Civil, Computers, IT, Architecture or Graduate with PG Diploma in Material Management.


SSC Education

21 - 25

A Master's Degree in following with at least 50% marks
* Physics (with Maths in B Sc) or
* Maths (with Physics in B Sc)
* Computer Application
OR B.E/ B.Tech in Mech/ Electrical/ Electronics / IT/ Computer Science with 60% marks.


SSC(Naval Architecture)

21 - 25

BE/BTech in Naval Architecture/ Mech/ Civil/ Aeronautical/ Metallurgical/ Aerospace Engg with 60% marks.

University Entry Scheme (SSC)
(Naval Architecture)

19 - 24

BE/BTech in Naval Architecture/ Mech/ Civil/ Aeronautical/ Metallurgical/Aerospace Engg with 60% marks.

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