Bangladesh navy officer cadet circular 2023 pdf [2024 A Batch]

Bangladesh navy officer cadet circular 2023 pdf [2024 A Batch] has been published. Navy issues a circular to recruit individuals as Cadet Officer under 2024-A Batch. Application deadline is 25 April 2023.

Bangladesh Navy officer cadet job 2023

Recruits by :Bangladesh Navy
Post name : Officer cadet
Qualification :HSC / Equivalents
Batch :2024 A
Application deadline :25 April 2023
Official website :

Application Eligibilities

Aspirants, expected to join Bangladesh Navy as Ship Captains, Aircraft Pilots, Naval Commandoes and Submariners, need to demonstrate the following qualities, among others, to be eligible for application :

  • Age being minimum 16.5 years to 21 years to the maximum, according date of 1st July 2023. But for those involved in Armed Forces Services, it is between 18 to 23 years.
  • For male, height is 162.5 centimeters (5 feet 4 inches). But it is 157.48 centimeters ( 5 feet 2 inches) for female candidates.
  • For male, weight is min 50 KGs and 47 KGs for female.
  • CGPA Min 4.5 in SSC and HSC or their equivalent exams in Science Group with GPA min 4.0 in Mathematics and Physics in both the exams. To note, this educational requirement is applicable also for the aspirants currently with Armed Forces Services in the Country.
  • For English Medium candidates, min ‘A’ Grade in at least 3 subjects and min ‘B’ Grade in at least 2 subjects among 6 subjects in ‘O’ level exam. And in ‘A’ level exam, min ‘B’ Grade in at least 2 subjects. Applicants must have Mathematics and Physics as subjects in both the exams.
  • Unmarried which is applicable to both male and female candidates.
  • Must be Bangladeshi citizen by birth.

Those expected to appear in HSC or its equivalent exams 2022 are also eligible to apply. But they have to show the result of the exams before joining the services upon being qualified.


Those having the following characters will be auto disqualified for application :

  • Sacked or dismissed from any services of Army, Navy and Air Force or any level of government job.
  • Convicted by any level of court.
  • Disqualified by Appellate Medical Board of Army, Navy & Air Force.

Candidates selection process

Selection of prospective cadet officers will be made by several steps which are discussed below in line with the Navy Cadet Officer Recruitment Circular (2024-A Officer Cadet Batch) :

Navy primary health screening & initial interview

Primary health check-ups and interview of the candidates will be held from 13th to 17th May 2023 (Male candidates) and 18th May 2023 (Female) at specified Dhaka, Chittagong (Chattagram) and Khulna Centers.

Written Test

Those selected from primary stage will appear in Written Test which will be taken on the subjects of English, General Knowledge and IQ. The test is scheduled to be held tentatively on 20th May 2023.

To note, other steps of selection like ISSB Test and Interview, Final Medical Test etc. will take place on specified dates to be announced in due course of time.

Final selection will held on December 2023.

Joining Date

As Officer Cadets, finally selected candidates are expected to join Bangladesh Naval Academy, situated at Patenga, Chattagram (Chittagong), in the First week of January 2024.

How to apply

Application fee

  • The fee for online application is Tk. 700 (without Service Charge) which needs to be deposited by any specified payment channels. For details, see the circular in the following image.
  • For any further information regarding details application procedure & qualifications and others, interested individuals can see the Bangladesh Navy Circular 2024-A Officer Cadet Batch provided in the below image :

Bangladesh navy officer cadet circular 2023 2024-A

বাংলাদেশ নৌবাহিনী অফিসার ক্যাডেট নিয়োগ ২০২৩ ২০২৪-এ pdf - Bangladesh navy officer cadet job circular 2023 2024-A
বাংলাদেশ নৌবাহিনী অফিসার ক্যাডেট নিয়োগ ২০২৩ ২০২৪-এ pdf – Bangladesh navy officer cadet job circular 2023 2024-A

Bangladesh Navy Job circular 2023 pdf [Officer cadet]

Career of Bangladesh Navy (BN) Officer

Navy looks for young gentlemen and women willing to take challenging career and leadership as officer. Equally individuals seek respect, pride and honour are in demands of the Navy. To meet these needs promising young and energetic men/women of high humane quality with required educational standard and character traits are welcome to Bangladesh Navy.

Recruitment and Training

Recruitment categories are :

  • Permanent Commission: Interested promising young man/woman after passing HSC from science group undergoes a selection procedure followed by the tests of Inter Service Selection Board (ISSB). Selected cadets join Bangladesh Naval Academy (BNA). At the outset Cadets are sent to BMA for 10 weeks joint training with Army and Air force cadets. Then they come back to BNA for exclusive training on naval aspects. On completion of 18 month training at BNA they are promoted to the rank of Midshipman and sent to various training ships of the fleet for practical sea training. On completion of 6 months training onboard, Midshipman appears before Fleet Board Examination. After qualifying Fleet Board Examination they are promoted to the rank of Acting Sub Lieutenant. On the other hand, after graduating from Engineering university/college selected candidates join BNA for training directly as an Acting Sub Lieutenant. All Acting Sub Lieutenants undergo basic professional training as per their branch and on completion of such training they are again sent to various ships for practical training. On obtaining Watch Keeping/Charge/Competency Certificate they are promoted to Sub Lieutenant rank.
  • Short Service Commission: Interested Master Degree qualified candidates after qualifying in all respect join BNA as an Acting Sub Lieutenant. They join and serve as a short service commissioned officer in the Navy.


Promotion prospect has gone very high in Bangladesh Navy (BN) recently due to significant development activities. Introduction of Aviation Wing and Naval Special Force has created new openings for young officers. Submarine Wing is also going to become a reality in next few months. Thus, officers in BN are presented with better career opportunities than before. BN has also been entrusted by the govt to contribute significantly in the maritime sector of Bangladesh and as such many senior govt posts in maritime arena are being manned by navy officers.

Overall, lot of scopes have been created in last few years for high rank promotions in BN. BN is also participating actively in international arena with her ships and men, notably in Lebanon as part of Maritime Task Force and in Mali as a riverine unit. In fact BN is one of the very few navies which is able to operate her ships far from home base. All these have made career in the navy more lucrative and more desiring. In the Navy promotion to the rank of Lieutenant and Lieutenant Commander is a timescale promotion. Promotion to the rank of Commander and above is a selective promotion.

Frequently asked questions

How can I join Bangladesh Navy after HSC?

HSC or equivalent exam passed and HSC or equivalent exam candidates of this year can apply for Bangladesh navy’s officer cadet post.

How to application?

Application should be submit through online :

Candidate age requirments?

Candidates age must be between 16.5 years to 21 years according date :1st July 2023

HSC can apply for navy officer cadet job?

Yes, HSC or equivalent exam candidates can apply for Bangladesh navy’s officer cadet post.

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