The Indian Navy is an ocean of opportunities at both the sailor as well as Officer Level. Below is a list of categories and the duties associated with the Officer roles.
DUTIES OF EDUCATION OFFICER
Education Officers are responsible for imparting instructions onboard training ships and establishments. Avenues to specialize in ,meterology and oceanography/ Naval Communications/ Anti Submarine Warfare/ Gunnery/ Navigation & Direction/ Hydrograpy are also available.
DUTIES OF LOGISTICS OFFICER
Logistics Officer deals with the Logistics aspects of men and material. He plays a vital role in the human aspect of the ship/ establishment’s organisation. A modern warship irrespective of its role needs a continuous supply of fresh provisions, fuel and spares. You as a Logistics Officer will be responsible for smooth supply of stores to all Naval units.
DUTIES OF NAIC OFFICER
Naval Armament Inspection Officer, you will be responsible for inspection of the armament supplied to the Navy by various agencies. You will also be responsible for in house Research & Development, leading to indigenization, and will have to ensure the quality, safety and reliability of Naval Armament and stores procured by the Navy
DUTIES OF HYDROGRAPHY OFFICER
Hydrography is one of the sub-specializations of the Executive branch of the Indian Navy, which qualifies officers to take Hydrographic Surveys of uncharted Indian and foreign waters for production of nautical charts for safe navigation at sea. Hydrography contributes towards safety at sea and also plays a big role in successful completion of various coastal/offshore development development projects. Officers joining the cadre undergo internationally recognized hydrographic courses, which would qualify them to undertake hydrographic tasks all over the world.
DUTIES OF EXECUTIVE OFFICER:
The Executive Officer would be at the helm of affairs in ships managing them by making sound decisions. Executive Officers are leaders, strategists of modern warfare and ambassadors of our country when in foreign waters.Executive officers actively participate in all aspects of Naval operations i.e, air, surface and sub-surface operations. They are groomed to be specialists in Missile and Gunnery, Anti-Submarine Warfare, Electronic Warfare and Communications, Navigation and Direction, Hydrography and NBCD.
DUTIES OF SUBMARINE TECHNICAL OFFICER:
A submarine Technical Officer would be responsible to run and maintain modern submarines and its weapon systems that include high-tech machines with state of the art weapon control systems, computer controlled machinery and awesome fire power. After successfully completing the rigorous training by different training establishments you will be awarded the “Dolphin Badge” and become a member of a very elite arm of the Navy.
DUTIES OF TECHNICAL OFFICER (Electrical) General Service
The technical officer is responsible for keeping the naval ships and aircraft fighting fit at all times. They handle state of the art weapons (Gunnery, Missiles and Anti-Submarine) and propulsion systems (Gas Turbines, Steam and Diesel Engines). Selected technical officers are also deputed M.Tech from prestigious academic institutes like IITs/IISc. Opportunities for handling projects involving high end technologies are also provided.
DUTIES OF TECHNICAL OFFICER (Naval Architecture)
Naval Architects specialize in warship and submarine constructions. A Naval Architect is involved in design, construction, quality control, repair and construction of Naval vessels.
DUTIES OF IT OFFICER
IT officers would be posted onboard Indian Navy Ships & Establishments for carrying out IT duties. The officers would be handling state-of-the-art networks and niche applications, in operational and administrative areas. They will have opportunities to handle both ‘open source applications’ and ‘proprietary tailor made software’. The job profile would involve designing/ implanting secure and critical networks including manning of Security Operation/ Network Operation Centres. Officers will have the opportunity to work on the latest cutting edge technology like Unified Domain, Sharepoint, SAP etc while implementing and maintaining various Navy wide applications, portals & dedicated IT Systems.
DUTIES OF PILOT
On completion of basic flying training and on award of wings after commission, you would have an opportunity to fly Fixed Wing Aircraft or helicopters. This could be from aircraft carriers, other ship decks or from an airfield ashore. You would be flying state of art aircraft. You would actively participate in all facets of Naval Operation, i.e Air, Surface and Sub-surface operations.
DUTIES OF OBSERVER
You would be part of the Naval Aviation Arm. As an airborne tactician, your primary task would be to operate various state of the art equipment including Radar, Sonar, Electronic Ware-fare equipment, Communications equipment and even launch airborne weapons.