The Bangladesh Navy is the naval branch of the Bangladesh Army, which has the responsibility of securing a seaside area of 1, 5, 6 square kilometers and all ports and military installations in this area. The primary responsibility of the Navy is to protect Bangladesh’s military and economic interests at home and abroad.
Bangladesh Navy has recently issued notification for recruitment of manpower to 2120-B officer cadet batch. According to the notice, both men and women are getting the opportunity to apply for the cadet batch of 2021-B officer in Bangladesh Navy. The application process has already begun. Applicants for the position of Officer Cadet can be applied till the 27th of September.
Educational Qualification: Applicants applying for the Cadet Batch of 2021-B Officer must have passed minimum GPA of 4.1 in Secondary and Higher Secondary or equivalent examination from the Science Department and both the Mathematics and Physics subjects must have minimum GPA 1.0 in both examinations. English medium students must have ‘A’ grade in at least three of the six subjects in ‘O’ level and ‘B grade’ on two subjects and ‘grade’ on at least two levels on ‘A’ level. However, it is mandatory to have both subjects – physics and math – in both tests.
Applicants applying for the Supply Branch must have secured a minimum GPA of 4.1 in Business Education Branch in the Secondary and Higher Secondary Examination and must have a minimum GPA of 5 in Accounting and Business Organization and Management in Higher Secondary Examination. Candidates working in the Armed Forces must pass the Navy’s Higher Quality Test (HET) or equivalent Bangladesh Army and Bangladesh Air Force examination.
Physical Qualification: For male candidates, height should be at least 5 feet 5 inches, weight 5 kg, chest size 5 inches normal and 12 inches in stretch. For female candidates, the height should be at least 5 feet 5 inches, weight 5 kg and chest size 20 inches in normal and 5 inches in stretch.
Applicants must be between the ages of 6.5 years and 20 years on July 7, 2026 for the application, but in the armed forces, the age of the candidates should be between 5 and 20 years. Both men and women must be unmarried and citizens of Bangladesh to apply.
The application process
There are two methods of applying as an officer cadet in the Navy. Online and by completing the application form directly. Applicants to apply online will have to fill in the application form by following the application procedure by clicking on the APPLY NOW button on the right side of the home page by entering the website www.joinnavy.navy.mil.bd. Applicants will have to pay the application fee of Tk 5 (without charge) through online banking or mobile banking after completing the application form properly. In addition to the online payment, applicants can apply online at any bank of Bangladesh by submitting a pay order of ‘BN Recruitment Fund’ Trust Bank Ltd, Principal Branch, Dhaka.
Immediately after the completion of the online application process, candidates will be required to bring along the call-up letter for preliminary interview and download and print the personal information form along with other required documents during the interview.
Applicants must apply for manual application and submit a pay order or money receipt by depositing Tk 5 in favor of ‘BN Recruitment Fund’ Trust Bank Ltd, Principal Branch, Dhaka. Then, the copy of the pay-order or MoneyScript will be displayed at the appropriate address and the application form should be collected in a manual manner. Attachment should be provided as a link to the manually filled application form, a fresh copy of the passport size photograph, manuscript and 5 copies of online applicants, all educational qualification certificates, citizenship and copy of the certificate. Download the ad from below to know the details of the application process and the full details of the attachment – both online and manual.
Selection Process and Training
Candidates will be selected through preliminary health examinations and preliminary interviews from the applicants, written tests on their intelligence and English skills and common sense. Preliminary Health Examination and Preliminary Interviews will be held in Dhaka, Chittagong and Khulna centers from September 1 to October 1 and written examination will be held on October 1 and 25. The final candidates will be selected from the candidates who have passed through the Intermediate Election Board (ISSB) through examination and final health examination. The final selected candidates will be given regular commissions as ‘Sub Lieutenant’ after completing 3 weeks training at Bangladesh Military Academy and after 6 months as Officer Cadet at Bangladesh Naval Academy and 6 months as Midmanship.
In addition to the vocational training of the selected candidates in the academy, the cadets of the Executive Branch will receive BSc (Honors) on Maritime Science and the BBA degree from Bangladesh University of Professionals (BUP) in the Supply Branch cadets. In addition, cadets of engineering and electrical disciplines will be awarded BSc engineering degrees from Bangladesh University of Engineering (BUET) and Military Institute of Science and Technology (MIST).
Facilities and promotion
In addition to the other benefits of the finally-appointed candidates, salary and allowances will be paid to the officer cadet as per the prescribed salary range of the Armed Forces.
Job Title: Please see the Job advertisement.
Job Description: Navy Officer Cadet
Published Date: Sunday, September 14, 2019
Application Deadline: 26-09-2019
Job Nature: Full-time
Job Type: Fully Government -Navy Officer Cadet
Employment Type: Permanent
Education Qualification: Please see the Job advertisement.
Gender: Both Male and Female
Job Location: Dhaka, Bangladesh
Contact details for details
Directorate of Personal Services
Naval Headquarters, Banani, Dhaka-1224
Phone: (12) 1-5, Ext