VACANCIES FOR DIRECT ENTRY OFFICERS FOR REGULAR NAVAL FORCE

(The gazzate nortification published in English language on 3rd March 2017)

 



Interviews are held at following recruiting centres.

 

  • Recruiting Office, Naval Headquarters
  • Area Recruiting Centres
  • Senior Staff Officer (Recruiting)
  • Officer Enlistment
  • Sailor Enlistment

Senior Staff Officer (Recruiting)
Naval Headquarters,
Colombo 01.
Telephone : +94112215118

Officer Enlistment Office
Naval Headquarters,
Colombo 01.
Telephone :+94 112215154

Sailor Enlistment Office
Naval Headquarters,
Colombo 01.
Telephone : +94 112215162

  • SLNS Mahasen
  • SLNS Pandukabaya
  • SLNS Dakshina

SLNS Mahasen
Welisara,
Ragama.
Telephone : +94 112216660

SLNS Pandukabaya
Poonewa,
Medawachchiya.
Telephone : +94 262263100

SLNS Dakshina
Magalla,
Galle.
Telephone : +94 112218600

 

 

 

Officer Training

It is a golden opportunity for all young Sri Lankans to be an officer and a gentleman/lady of high calibre, capable and innovative in a challenging seafaring career, in any of the following branches in the Sri Lanka Navy.

* Executive * Logistics * Patrolman * Legal
* Engineering * Medical * Shipwright * Information Technology
* Electrical & Electronics * Dental * Provost * Music

Presently officer training is mainly conducted at the Naval and Maritime Academy (NMA) Trincomalee and short / specialised officer training is conducted at the Sri Lanka Naval Ship Gemunu, Welisara. This training includes theoretical aspects covered at the training institute followed by a practical exposure onboard the Sri Lanka Navy fleet at sea.

Officers' Entry Schemes


Cadet Entry Degree Programme

Should have passed General Certificate of Education (Advanced Level) with minimum qualifying results for University admission.

Cadet Entry Non-Degree Programme

Should have passed General Certificate of Education (Advanced Level).

Direct Entry Stream for Regular Force

Should have a Degree from a recognized University or Higher National Diploma (minimum one year duration) with two years of work experience.

Volunteer Stream

Should have a Degree from a recognized University or Higher National Diploma (minimum one year duration) with two years working experience.

Service Entry

Ratings with special aptitudes, qualifications & outstanding leadership abilities are selected, trained & granted a commission.

Eligibility for Cadet Entry Officers

* Citizen of Sri Lanka * Weight 110 lbs
* Unmarried males * Chest 32 inches (minimum)
* Age between 18-22 years * Vision Colour STD II
* Height 5'6" * Distance 6/6 each eye
   
* Efficiency Test for Cadet Entry Officers

Eligibility for Direct Entry/Volunteer Officers

* Citizen of Sri Lanka * Height: Male 5'6", Female 5'3"
* Unmarried males * Chest 32 inches (minimum)
* Married/Unmarried (Males/Females) * Distance 6/6 each eye
* Chest Male 32 inches (minimum) * Vision Colour STD II
* Weight: Male-115lbs Female-90lbs  

Officers on completion of their basic training, are offered the advance courses in following fields, mostly abroad.

* Technological * Naval combat related
* Specialization * Modern warfare/equipment training
* Management * Staff Colleges
* Administration * National Defence Colleges

Selections for limited berths in basic training abroad (International Midshipmen course at the Britannia Royal Naval College in Dartmouth, UK or the Sub Lieutenant Technical (Executive) course in India or Bangladesh etc) will be based on performance during training.

Service Benefits

To increase welfare and well-being of the officers and sailors in Sri Lanka Navy with the aim of boosting up the morale and enhancing the productivity, following services and welfare measures have being organized

Free Meals, Accommodation, Uniforms and Traveling

All officers and sailors receive meals, lodging, uniforms and traveling free of charge.

Medical & Dental Care

Practitioners and facilities are available to all members and their families.

Sports

Avenues are open to excel at international level in any sport including Shooting and Sailing.

Loans

After completing a period of service, Government loan benefits can be obtained.

 
 

Vacancies

VACANCIES FOR DIRECT ENTRY OFFICERS FOR REGULAR NAVAL FORCE

(The gazzate nortification published in English language on 3rd March 2017)

 

 

Avenues open for career as a Sailor

Non-Artificer Sailors
Artificer Sailors
* Seaman * Engine Room Artificer
* Diver * Radio Electrical Artificer
* Naval Patrolman * Electrical Artificer
* Communicator * Shipwright Artificer
* Musician * Civil Engineering Artificer
* Physical Training Instructor * Auto-Mobile Artificer
* Provost  
* Special Boat Squadron  
* Transport Assistant  
* Engineering Mechanic  
* Engineering Mechanic - Hull  
* Engineering Mechanic - Work Service  
* Engineering Mechanic - Tradesman  
* Electrician Mate  
* Radio Electrician Mate  
* Supply Assistant  
* Writer  
* Catering Assistant  
* Mess Assistant  
* Medical Assistant  
* Dental Assistant  
* Information Technology  

Sailors' basic training ( approximately six months ) is conducted at Advanced Naval Training Centre (Nipuna), Naval Recruit Training Centre (Shiksha), SLNS Gemunu (Welisara), SLNS Ruhuna (Tangalle) and SLNS Vijaya (Kalpitiya) . This basic training will be followed by "on-the-job" training onboard fleet units and at shore establishments.

Non-Artificer Training

Basic training, of about 6 months will be followed by "on-the-job" training (both ashore & afloat) and advanced training (sub specialization) of 6 to 12 months, either locally or abroad.

Artificer Training

On completion of 3 to 6 months of basic training, Artificer training which is provided either locally or abroad,which will confer a Diploma in Naval Engineering in the specified fields to those who successfully complete this training.

Eligibility for Sailors
* Citizen of Sri Lanka * Weight 105 lbs
* Unmarried * Chest 32 inches
* Age between 18-22 years * Vision STD II distance 6/6 each eye
* Height minimum 5' 3"  

Service Benefits

To increase welfare and well-being of the officers and sailors in Sri Lanka Navy with the aim of boosting up the morale and enhancing the productivity, following services and welfare measures have being organized

Free Meals, Accommodation, Uniforms and Traveling

All officers and sailors receive meals, lodging, uniforms and traveling free of charge.

Medical & Dental Care

Practitioners and facilities are available to all members and their families.

Sports

Avenues are open to excel at international level in any sport including Shooting and Sailing.

Loans

After completing a period of service, Government loan benefits can be obtained.