The Indian Navy will require quality men and women to serve as it turns into a larger service in the days to come, chief of naval staff (CNS) Admiral Sunil Lanba said at Diamond Harbour, nearly 55 km southwest of Kolkata, on Tuesday. He was inaugurating the Navy’s fifth Services Selection Board (SSB) in the country and the first in eastern India.
It is still a tough task to join the Navy as a trial selection process at SSB Kolkata (the name for the SSB at Diamond Harbour) proved in October 2018. Of the 47 candidates who cleared their written exams and appeared for interviews, physical and psychological tests, only three were recommended.
SSB Kolkata will start operating as a full-fledged centre from June 1 where around 5,000 candidates from the eastern and northeastern states are expected to turn up for the entry process every year. Read More