INET 2020 – Eligibility, Application Form, Admit Card, Result and Selection Process

INET Exam

Indian Navy conducts the Indian Navy Entrance Test (INET) for recruiting officers at Permanent Commission and Short Service Commission. All graduates are eligible for appearing in the entrance exam. Both the male and female candidates can apply for the exam. The article here will provide details on eligibility conditions, exam pattern, syllabus, and other important details for the INET exam. The exam is conducted twice a year for the following posts

  • Pilot MR (men and women)
  • Pilot NMR (men only)
  • Observer (men and women)
  • Air Traffic Control (ATC) (men and women)
  • Hydro (men only)
  • General Service Executive (GS/X)
  • General Service (Technical – Electrical & Engineering)
  • Information Technology (men only)
  • Naval Architect (men and women)
  • Education (men and women)
  • Logistics (men and women)
  • Naval Armament Inspectorate Cadre (NAIC) (men and women)

INET 2020 Latest Update - As per the released notification, Indian Navy will not conduct the INET (O) entrance examination for the AT – 21 course due to COVID-19 pandemic. Selection will be carried out based on the SSB marks. Earlier, the exam-conducting body had announced the last date to submit the online application till 31st December 2020 for the June 2021 session.

INET 2020 Quick Overview -

Exam Name

Indian Navy Entrance Test (INET)

Exam conducting authority

Indian Navy

Official website

https://www.joinindiannavy.gov.in

Mode of exam

Computer Based Test (CBT)

Number of Questions

100 (25 questions in each section)

Exam duration

2 hours

Type of Questions

Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

Marking Scheme

4 marks for every correct response

Negative marking

Applicable (1 marks is deducted for incorrect response)

Four marks will be awarded for every correct response.


INET Exam 2020 Important Dates

Indian Navy administers the INET exam twice a year. This year, in the wake of the Coronavirus, the June 2021 session has been cancelled. However, selection of eligible aspirants will be done based on shortlisting, medical and SSB Interview. Here are the important dates of both January and June sessions.

INET Exam January Session

INET 2020 Exam Events

Important Dates

Release of notification

15th November 2019

Online application process commences

29th November 2019

Online application process ends

19th December 2019

Admit card availability

28th January 2020

INET 2020 Exam

20th February 2020

Result declaration

30th March 2020

SSB Interviews

20th April 2020

Commencement of course

January 2021 batch

INET Exam June Session

Events

Important Dates

Release of notification

18th December 2020

Online application process commences

18th December 2020

Online application process ends

31st December 2020

Exam Commencement Date

No Exam


INET Exam 2020 Pattern & Syllabus

The selection process comprises of two phases:

  • INET Exam
  • SSB Interview

INET Exam Pattern

The INET exam is a Computer Based Test (CBT) of total 120 minutes duration. 100 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) will be asked from the following sections:

Subjects/ Sections

Number of Questions

Reasoning & Numerical Ability

100

General Science & Mathematical Aptitude

100

English

100

General Knowledge

100

TOTAL

400

There is a provision of negative marking. One mark will be deducted for each wrong answer. Candidates are required to secure minimum 40% marks in each section to qualify the exam.

SSB Interview

Candidates who qualify the INET exam are called for the SSB Interview. The venue for the SSB interview is decided by the selection board only. Candidates are informed about the SSB interview through SMS or e-mail. Thus, candidates are advised not to change their email ID and mobile number till the selection process is complete. The SSB interview comprises of two stages:

Stage I - Picture Perception, Intelligence Test, and Discussion Test

Stage II - Group Tests, Psychological Testing, and Interview

The final merit list is prepared on the basis of INET (50% weightage) and SSB interview (50% weightage). Qualified candidates are required to appear for the medical examination.


INET Syllabus 2020 -

Reasoning & Numerical Ability

  • Cubes and dice
  • Blood relations
  • Critical reasoning
  • Number and letter series
  • Seating arrangement
  • Venn Diagrams
  • Clocks and Calendars
  • Analytical reasoning
  • Syllogism

General Science & Mathematical Aptitude

  • General Science
  • Number Series
  • Number System
  • Simplification
  • Data Interpretation
  • Average
  • Interest
  • Percentage
  • Profit & Loss
  • Ratio & Proportion
  • Algebra
  • Mensuration
  • Time & Work
  • Time, Speed & Distance
  • Mixture Problems
  • Permutation & Combination / Probability

English

  • Vocabulary - Synonyms and Antonyms, Fill in the blank, Spelling Test, Idioms and Phrases, One-word substitution, sentence/ phrase improvement, cloze test.
  • Grammar - Spotting error, sentence/ phrase improvement, direct-Indirect speech, Active/ Passive voice.
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Sentence Rearrangement

General Knowledge

  • Defence Knowledge
  • Current Affairs
  • Computer Knowledge
  • Culture, Books & Awards
  • Polity & Governance
  • Countries and Capitals
  • Geography
  • History
  • Economy
  • Dates and Committees
  • Science and Technology
  • Sports

Check Indian Navy marking distribution and complete syllabus here.



INET Exam 2020 Eligibility

Candidates are advised to check the eligibility criteria for each post before applying for the exam. The table below will provide details on the educational qualification and age limit requirement for different posts:

Branch/ Cadre

Educational Qualification

Age Limit (born between - both dates inclusive)

Executive Branch

SSC Naval Armament Inspection Cadre (NAIC)

BE/ B.Tech. with minimum 60% marks (60% aggregate marks in class 10th and 12th and minimum 60% marks in English in class 10th or 12th)

2nd January 1996 to 1st July 2001

SSC ATC

BE/ B.Tech. in any discipline with minimum 60% marks (60% aggregate marks in class 10th and 12th and minimum 60% marks in English in class 10th or 12th)

2nd January 1996 to 1st January 2000

SSC Observer

BE/ B.Tech. in any discipline with minimum 60% marks (60% aggregate marks in class 10th and 12th and minimum 60% marks in English in class 10th or 12th)

2nd January 1997 to 1st January 2002

SSC Pilot (MR)

BE/ B.Tech. in any discipline with minimum 60% marks (60% aggregate marks in class 10th and 12th and minimum 60% marks in English in class 10th or 12th)

2nd January 1997 to 1st January 2002

SSC Pilot (other than MR)

BE/ B.Tech. in any discipline with minimum 60% marks (60% aggregate marks in class 10th and 12th and minimum 60% marks in English in class 10th or 12th)

2nd January 1997 to 1st January 2002

SSC Logistics

BE/ B.Tech. in any discipline with first class from recognised university

Or

MBA (first class)

Or

B.Sc./ B.Com/ B.Sc. (IT) with PG diploma in Logistics/ Finance/ Supply Chain Management/ Material Management

Or

M.Sc. (IT)/ MCA

2nd January 1996 to 1st July 2001

SSC X (IT)

BE/ B.Tech. with at least 60% marks in Computer Engineering/ IT/ Computer Science/ B.Sc. (IT)/ M.Sc. Computer/ IT/ MCA/ M.Tech. Computer Science

2nd January 1996 to 1st July 2001

SSC General Service Hydro Cadre

BE/ B.Tech. Engineering degree (any discipline) with minimum 60% marks

2nd January 1996 to 1st July 2001

 Technical Branch

SSC Engineering Branch

BE/ B.Tech. with minimum 60% marks in Mechanical/ Instrumentation/ Marine/ Aeronautical/ Control Engineering/ Aerospace/ Automobiles/ Metallurgy/ Instrumentation & Control

2nd January 1996 to 1st July 2001

SSC Electrical Branch

BE/ B.Tech with minimum 60% marks in streams Electronics/ Electrical/ Electronics & Communication/ Power Electronics/ Power Engineering/ Electronics & Instrumentation/ Instrumentation

2nd July 1996 to 1st July 2001

Education Branch

SSC Education

M.Sc. (Maths/ Operational Research) and B.Sc. (Physics) with 60% score

2nd January 1996 to 1st January 2000

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INET Exam 2020 Application Process

The application process for the INET 2020 exam continued from 29th November to 19th December 2019. Candidates were required to apply for the exam only through the official website.

Here are the steps to apply for the INET 2020 exam:

  • Visit the official website - https://www.joinindiannavy.gov.in.
  • Click on the ‘Apply Online’ button on the home-page.
  • First you need to register through the Register section.
  • You can register with/ without Aadhaar ID.
  • Once the registration is complete, you will receive the registration ID and password.
  • Log-in with the credentials and complete the application process.
  • Fill the details in the application form as per your Matriculation Certificate.

After submission of the application form, it will undergo scrutiny and the application can be rejected if it is not found valid or you are found ineligible.

Application Fee

Candidates are required to pay ₹ 215 (Two Hundred Fifteen only) as application fee. Women candidates and those belonging to SC and ST category are exempted from paying the fee. Application fee once paid is non-refundable and non-transferable. The application fee is to be paid through online mode.


Other Details

Latest INET 2020 Vacancies -

A total of 170 vacancies have been announced for INET 2020. Here are the details on branch -wise vacancies for the course commencing from June 2021:

Branch/ Cadre

Vacancies

SSC Armament Inspectorate Cadre (NAIC)

16

SSC Observer

06

SSC General Hydro Cadre

40

SSC Pilot

15

SSC X (IT)

25

SSC Logistics

20

SSC Education

18

SSC Electrical Branch (General Service)

40

SSC Engineering Branch (General Service)

30

Please Note - “These vacancies are tentative and may be changed depending on availability of training slots.”

INET 2020 Admit Card

The INET exam admit card be downloaded using the registration ID and password. Candidates are required to appear for the exam as per the date and venue mentioned on the admit card. No candidate will be allowed to appear for the INET examination without admit card.

As per the latest update, the entrance exam this year has been cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic. Hence, no admit card will be issued to the aspirants.

INET 2020 Result

The INET exam was conducted on 20th February 2020, while the result was announced on 30th March 2020 after the INET exam for candidates who have qualified for the SSB interview round. And, after the SSB Interview, the final merit list/ result is released at the official website. Candidates can check the INET result using their login ID and password. It is advised to check the result only through the official website.

Since the June 2021 session exam has already been cancelled, selection will purely be based on SSB marks.

 

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3 Comments

Sunny Mann
April 9, 2020
Nice
harshal chikhale
March 17, 2020
on which date i can apply for this form..........
Exams Planner
April 6, 2020
Now, the notification will tentatively release in November 2020.
Suraj
January 28, 2020
exam center not asked during application filling.
Exams Planner
March 14, 2020
Center will be allocated by the exam conducting authority.