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Indian Navy Is Getting So High-Tech, Your JEE Mains Rank Can Let You Join As Officer!

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With an eye on recruiting officers who have the technical capabilities of handling and managing its hi-tech overhaul, the Indian Navy will shortlist candidates under one scheme using their performances in the Joint Entrance Exam (Main). Aspiring candidates for the 10+2 B Tech cadet entry scheme will now have to take the JEE (Main) in 2017 to be eligible for entry to the January 2018 course at the Indian Naval Academy.

About 120 candidates will be shortlisted based on their JEE (Main) scores to appear before the Services Selection Board (SSB) for interviews. The 10+2 B Tech cadet entry scheme will no longer use the candidate's scores in Physics, Maths and Chemistry (PCM) in the Class XII exams. As TOI reported earlier, the first direct-entry batch of BTech officers graduated from the INA in May 2013.
The JEE scores have been chosen as a benchmark to negate the uneven nature of scoring systems adopted by various state examination boards.

"Different state examination boards hav…