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     Indian Navy

Introduction

With over 3,00,000 tons of seafaring vessels and being the 7th most powerful navy in the world, the Indian Navy is one of the rare fields to get selected in. From providing assistance at times of natural disasters to battling in the war their work involves numerous responsibilities to safeguard the country. It also involves deterrence against the war as well as foreign interventions, maintaining the country's territorial integrity along with safeguarding the shores. Their work can be categorised in four major categories : the Military role, the Diplomatic role, Constabulary role and the Benign role. 

Work Roles

  • Prevent interventions and act as deterrence against war.

  • Secure territorial boundaries, citizens, and off-shore assets from sea-borne threats.

  • Closely monitor international trade through waterways and conduct mock drills and anti-piracy operations.

  • Repair and maintenance of ships and other assets.

  • Responsible for the protection of marine as well as maritime trade and maintaining defense relations with friendly states.

  • Obtain training in fields such as anti-submarine warfare, communications, gunnery, logistics, diving, and hydrography.

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Advantages

  • Personal and professional growth opportunities are available a lot.

  • Management and administration skills are taught there too.

  • Discipline is development in personality.

  • Both individuals and families get all the benefits of free healthcare, education and other services.

Career Opportunities

  • Executive

  • Engineering

  • Education

  • Electrical

  • Medical

Important

  • Candidates in the final year of graduation as well can also appear for CDS. 

  • Not all these exams restrict the entry for females.

  • Freshers from 16.5 years to 19.5 years can also apply whereas graduated from 20-26 years can apply.

  • For NDA, only male, unmarried candidates are allowed to apply 

  • Citizens of India or Refugees from Nepal/Bhutan/Tibet can only apply.

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Disadvantages

  • Family life is compromised a lot. 

  • There is no end to working hours.

  • They have to follow an intense routine.

  • Need to maintain efficiency even under pressure.

Career Paths

XII in Science Stream

Pass UPSC and clear NDA

XII in Science Stream

Pass Indian Navy (sailor direct entry). (MER exam) with minimum 55%

Class XII with any stream

Graduation in Any Discipline

Pass the CDS UPSC Eligible to join through NCC Special Scheme Entry provided you have "C" Certificate

Class XII with any stream

Pursue Diploma with 50% marks in any engineering field

Indian Navy Direct Enrty Artificer Apprentice Exam

Class XII with any stream

Engineering Degree with 55% in Mechanical

Indian Naval technical Exam for applying in Engineering, Electrical and Submarine branch

Indian Airforce
Indian Army

Indian Army

Introduction

A selection in the Indian army is a dream come true for many people. A career in the Indian army means protecting our country from outside threats and attacks in order to maintain national peace as well as security. It contains seven commands: Eastern, Western, Northern, Central, Southern, South-western, Training command. Indian army is considered as one of the largest armed forces of the world and holds a GFP 4th rank containing more than 1.2 million active personnel. A person's zeal, passion as well as desire to serve the nation can be fulfilled if he joins the Indian army.

Work Roles

  • Maintain internal security of the country.

  • Ensure security at the border as well as preventive interventions within it.

  • Their work also involves the assignment of duties to staff and communicating with them effectively.

  • Responsible for leading, training, and commanding their subordinates.

  • Train and monitor the development of new cadets.

  • Maintain as well as operate artillery and warfare systems, vehicles, and equipment.

  • Involve in other duties and skills like engineering, air traffic control, administration, and training.

  • Follow instructions from superiors to distribute equipment and resources and manpower.

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Advantages

  • Good opportunities are presented to you to learn administration and management skills.

  • The benefits of being in such services are enjoyed by family members and the individual as well like free healthcare, education, and retirement perks.

  • Easily able to accommodate different people with different languages and religions as they are posted frequently.

Career Opportunities

  • Combat Unit

  • Air Defense

  • Engineering and IT Unit

  • Army Service Corps

  • Education

Important

  • Candidates in the final year of graduation as well can also appear for CDS. 

  • Not all these exams restrict the entry for females.

  • Freshers from 16.5 years to 19.5 years can also apply whereas graduated from 20-26 years can apply.

  • For NDA, only male, unmarried candidates are allowed to apply 

  • Citizens of India or Refugees from Nepal/Bhutan/Tibet can only apply.

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Disadvantages

  • There is no end to the working hours.

  • Danger to life as the job is risky.

  • Their routine is too intense.

  • They must work efficiently and calmly under pressure

Career Paths

XIIth in any field

Clear the National Defense Academy (NDA)in any stream

XII in any field

Graduation in Any Discipline

Pass the CDS Exam

XII in Science Stream

Pursue Graduation in B.Tech/B.E / B.Tech

Give the Technical graduate commission Exam

XII in Science Stream

Pursue Graduation in L.L.B for 5-6 years

Give JAG examination to get enrolled in Indian Army

Indian Airforce

Introduction

While talking about India's defence services, one can never exclude Indian Air Force. At this point of time, it holds 7th position in the world. Established in 1932, it currently has seven commands, five of them are functional while 2 are non-functional. Whether it be disasters or wartime, Indian Airforce has never disappointed at any point of time. In fact, it has shown glorious advancement and progress over the years. It was named Royal Indian Airforce in 1945 for its huge contribution in WWII. Air power of India is considered as one of the best airforces in the world. It is served by 1.8 lacs personnel, more than 500 transport aircrafts as well as helicopters and more than 600 combat aircrafts. 

Work Roles

  • Learn to fly both fighters as well as combat planes carrying ammunition and missiles.

  • They also fly planes that carry men and materials and provide support to the Indian army or assist in para-dropping men and supplies.

  • Guiding the aircraft by using the latest avionic equipment by accompanying the pilot.

  • Responsible for timely maintenance of aircraft and handling of electronic and communication equipment.

  • Provisioning the aircraft with spares, fuel, armaments, etc.

  • Assist the technical and flying branches by delivering logistical, meteorological, educational, and administrative support.

  • Avail control as well as advisory services to enable the pilot to conduct flights in total safety.

  • The work involves continuous surveillance of areas and taking appropriate measures.

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Advantages

  • A huge possibility of learning administration and management skills.

  • Opportunities for personal and professional growth.

  • Discipline is inculcated in officers.

  • Advantageous to the family as well because of various perks and services.

Career Opportunities

  • Flying Branch

  • Technical Branch

  • Ground Duty Branch

Important

  • While in the final year of graduation candidates can appear for CDS. 

  • Mostly these exams are conducted twice a year.

  • There is a restriction for females in a few exams.  

  • For NDA, candidates from 16.5 years to 19 years can apply.

  • Only male unmarried candidates can apply for NDA. 

  • Indian citizenship is compulsory. (Nepal/Bhutan/Tibet refugee can also apply)

  • Apart from educational criteria, physical as well as medical standards should be accomplished.

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Disadvantages

  • Endless working hours.

  • Routine in this field is intense.

  • Have to sacrifice personal life.

Career Paths

Complete Class XII pursuing Science Stream especially Mathematics and Physics

join the Indian Air Force you need to clear the National Defense Academy (NDA) Exam

Complete Class XII pursuing Science Stream especially Mathematics and Physics

Complete graduation from any Discipline

Pass the CDS/AFCAT Exam 

 

Note - UPSC Eligible can join through NCC Special Scheme Entry provided you have "C" Certificate

Complete Class XII pursuing Science Stream especially Mathematics and Physics

Pursue graduation in B.Tech/BE for 4 years

join Indian Air force give EKT Exam or UES Exam

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