4 August 2012

Pakistan Navy Jobs

Pakistan Navy protects coastal borders and sea of Pakistan.  For talented Pakistani youth Jobs are offered in various departments and disciplines.  Officers in Navy work on coastal installation as well as on the navel ships. Pakistan coastal area spread from Arabian ocean to Indian Ocean.  It is hundreds of mile long.  Pakistan Navy offer career and jobs opportunities in the following fields:


PN Cadets Scheme

After passing the ISSB tests the selected candidate is admitted in the Pakistan Navel Academy Karachi for the training of Midshipmen.  This is a 1 ½ years training program.  After this training the cadets join the ships experiencing the life at sea.  They work in various locations on board.  They cadets are commissioned as Sub-Lieutenant in Pakistan Navy.   They are allocated in the operation Branch or Mechanical Branch.  


Operation Branch officers are to undergo further training at Naval Engineering College for 2 ½ years. Completing this training at NUST, the participants are awarded the degree in electronics from NUST. Various professional courses are the next part of a cadet training life.  They are to undergo courses like surface and under water warfare, electronics and communication warfare, and navigation cum operations training.  Further on the officers are appointed onboard ships to obtain watch-keeping certificates.


Mechanical Branch cadets start further training at PN Engineering College in the Mechanical discipline after the training B.E (Mechanical) degree is conferred on them from NUST.  For watch keeping certification they are further join the board ships.  


Logistics branch officers are admitted in the School of Logistics and Management which is affiliated with IBA (Institute of Business Administration).  BBA (Hons) degree is awarded to the officers after two years of training.  They subsequently join the ships for competency certificates.  

Who is Eligible?

Pakistan Navy PN Cadet Term 2012-B
  • Male citizens of Pakistan
  • Age:
  • Civilian Candidates – 16 ½ to 21 years
  • Service Candidates – 17 to 23 years
  • Marital Status: Unmarried
  • Height:  162.05 Centimeters (5’ – 4”) Minimum.

What should be your qualification?

At least 60% marks in:

  • F.Sc (pre engineering) with the combination Maths, Physics and Chemistry Or
  • A level or GCE or Higher Cambridge School Certificate
  • DAE - Diploma of Associate Engineers (with Physics, Maths and Chemistry)

How will you be selected?

  1. Entry Tests:
  2. Intelligence test
  3. Academic test (English, Maths, Physics and General Knowledge)
  4. Preliminary Medical
  5.  Interview

Those candidates who declared passed at selection centers are issued Application Forms for ISSB Tests.
ISSB Tests at Kohat, Gujranwala, Malir and Quetta

Those who are recommended in ISSB Tests are referred to Medical Examination at Combined Military Hospitals (CMHs)

Pakistan Navy Selection Board conducts the final interview at Navel Head Quarters.  

Final selection is made on merit by NHQ.


Selected candidates who chose to be engineering cadet in Pakistan Navy are to undergo in a 26 weeks training program at PNA.  After the successful completion of this training the cadets pass out as Midshipman and join ships.  There, they work at sea and experiencing the adventurous life of sea.  The midshipmen are inducted as sub-Lieutenant after getting 26 weeks training at sea.  Cadets are given backdated seniority.

You should be:

  • Unmarried male citizens of Pakistan
  • Age:                 Less than 26 years.
  • Height:         162.5 Centimeters (5’ – 4”) Minimum.

What should be your academic qualification?

B.E (Bachelor of Engineering) in

  • Electrical
  • Electronics
  • Mechanical
  • Avionics

Selection Procedures

  • Entry Tests:
  • Intelligence test
  • Academic test consisting of question from English, Maths, Basic Engineering, General Knowledge and Specialty
  • Preliminary Medical test at selection center
  • Interview

Qualified candidates at Selection Center are issued Application forms for ISSB Interview which is held at Kohat, Gujranwala, Malir and Quetta.

Comprehensive Medical Examination at Military Hospital

Final Interview by the Naval Selection Board at Navel Head Quarters

Final selection is made after considering the merit positions of the candidates by Naval Headquarters


Five years Short Service commission is offered to eligible candidates in the following branches of Pakistan Navy:

  • Education Branch
  • Special Branch (Computer Programmer/IT Specialists)
  • Law Branch


You can apply if you are:

Male/Female citizen of Pakistan
Age:               Not more than 28 years
Height:         162.5 Centimeters (5’ – 4”) Minimum.

You posses the following qualification:


  • Physics
  • Maths
  • Chemistry
  • Psychology
  • Islamic Studies
  •  English
  •  Urdu

The Selection Criteria:

  • Intelligence Test
  • Preliminary Medical
  • Interview

Application forms for ISSB Tests and Interview are issued to those candidates who declared qualified at Selection Centers.

Participation in ISSB Test or Interview

Fitness/Medical Test at CMHs

Final Interview by Naval Selection Board

Final selection after considering the merit by Naval Headquarters


You are eligible if you are:

  • Male/Female citizen of Pakistan
  • Age:                  20 to 35 years of age
  • Height:              162.5 Centimeters (5’ – 4”) Minimum.

Your Qualification should be:

Masters Degree in:

  • Software Engineering
  • Information Technology
  • Computer Technology
  • Computer Science

The Selection Procedure:

  • Intelligence Test
  • Preliminary Medical
  • Interview

Successful candidates at selection centers are issued application forms for ISSB Test or Interview.
ISSB Test or Interview at Quetta, Kohat, Malir or Gujranwala

Final Medical Test

Naval Selection Board Interview

Final selection on Merit by Naval Headquarters



  • Male/Female citizen of Pakistan
  • Age:                 25 to 40 years
  • Height:             162.5 Centimeters (5’ – 4”) Minimum.


  • B.A/B.Sc/B.Com
  • LL.B  ( A practicing member of a Bar)


  • Intelligence Test
  • Preliminary Medical
  • Interview

Qualified candidates at Navel Selection Centers are issued ISSB Application forms
ISSB Test or Interview

Medical Test at a nearby Military Hospitals

Final Interview by Naval Selection Board

Final selection after considering the merit list of the candidates by Naval Headquarters

Characteristics of Pakistan Navy Jobs and Career

Work environment

Every branch of Navy demands team work.  Officer has to perform their duties on sea and cost during employment career.  Besides that one has to remain busy abroad.   Working environment is quite neat and clean and officer enjoys working in a clean atmosphere while navel avian personals slightly face tougher work conditions.  Navel Divers who lay and clear mines face difficult circumstances and endanger their lives to carry out their duties. Officers who work in submarine have to perform in a narrow working place. Navel ships tours different countries on friendly tour providing opportunities to the officers and sailors to see the world, meet different people and learn new things.  Those who fond of itinerant has an attractive career in navy.  

Future prospects

Excellent  career opportunities in Pakistan Navy are offered  to the talented youth in  different fields.  Pakistan Navy Jobs are  applied  by a huge number of students in Pakistan. There is an organize system of promotion and increment.  Officers are promoted through a standard procedure of rules and regulation.  Promotions to the post of lieutenant commander keep happen. Further promotion is made among the candidates Upon successful completion of 2 years

Personal characteristics

The usage of science and technology in the Defence field is increasing gradually.  Advance technology is entering in the field of navy.  Complicated equipments are become necessary not only for shipping but for Defence science, too.   It is therefore necessary for the youth who wish to join navy that they must have the aptitude of mathematics and scientific subjects.  Officer must have the quality of leadership.  Administrative qualities are necessary and one has the ability to accept the responsibity, timely decision making and ability to convey ones orders correctly to others. 

Pakistan Navy Recruitment and Selection  Centers

For registration and queries please contact the following Pakistan Navy Recruitment and Selection Centrers.

Peshawar Centre

Warsak Road, Peshawar Cantt. Ph: 9212316
email:   nro-peshawar@paknavy.gov.pk

Rawalpindi Centre

House No. 102, Street No. 1, Fazal Town Airport Road, Rawalpindi.  Ph: 5953060
email:   nro-rawalpindi@paknavy.gov.pk

 D.I.Khan Centre

10-Aziz Bhatti Road, Aized Nawaz Street, Opp D,S.G Play Ground D.I.Khan Cantt;  Ph:  9280467
email:   nro-dikhan@paknavy.gov.pk

Sialkot Centre
Old Distt Engineer Residence Khayaban-e-Iqbal Opp Services Club, Sialkot Cantt.  Ph:  4267639
email:   nro-sialkot@paknavy.gov.pk

Faisalabad Center

New Civil Line, Opp DCO Office Bahria Road, Faisalabad.
Ph;  9200674
email:   nro-faisalabad@paknavy.gov.pk

Lahore Centre

92- Shami Road, Near Fortress Stadium, Lahore Cantt.  
Ph :  66961410-11,  9220629
email:   nro-lahore@paknavy.gov.pk

Multan Centre

217, sher Shah Road, Multan Cantt.  
Ph:  9201184
email:   nro-multan@paknavy.gov.pk

Sukkur Center

92-A, Sindhi Muslim Housing Society, Near Nadra Office Airport Road, Ph:  9310444
email:   nro-sukkur@paknavy.gov.pk


414, Zarghoon Road, Opp Serena Hotel, QUETTA Cantt.  
Ph:  9201249
email:   nro-quetta@paknavy.gov.pk

Karachi Center

7-Liaquat Barracks, Rafiqui Shaheed Road, Near Lucky Star, Karachi.
email:   nro-karachi@paknavy.gov.pk

information about Pakistan Navy Recruitment and information centers


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  2. what should i have to do to apply for education branch????