Subject Blogs

Mathematics for INET Examination

Indian Navy Entrance Test (INET) is the officers’ entry under the control of IHQ MoD (Navy)/ DMPR and caters for both Permanent Commission (PC) and Short Service Commission (SSC). This exam selects officers who will act as the backbone of Indian Naval Forces. The first Indian Navy Entrance test (INET) is scheduled on 15th September 2019 and it will be conducted twice a year.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Candidates must have passed an undergraduate degree from any recognized university of India.
  • Age Limit: 20 to 25 years.

INET will be used for the selection of Permanent Commission and Short Service Commission Officer other than those are selected by UPSC or University Entry Scheme.

Scheme of the Examination:

  • Indian navy Entrance Exam (INET) is a computer-based examination and the duration of the exam is 2 hours. This exam contains 100 questions each of 4 marks and there is a negative marking of 1 mark for each wrong answer. The exam contains four sections:
    • English
    • Reasoning and Numerical Ability
    • General Science and Mathematical Aptitude
    • General knowledge
  • Each section contains 25 questions and there is a cut off of 40% in each section. Candidates would need to secure passing marks in each section to be considered for an SSB call. Candidates will be called for SSB call on the basis of marks obtained in computer based examination. To be considered in final merit list candidates would need to qualify in SSB and Medical Examination. Final merit list will be based on the combined marks of computer based examination and SSB.
  • Now if you can prepare only math, then you will be able to score well in 2nd and 3rd There are around 16 and 10 questions in 2nd and 3rd sections respectively. The topic and the number of questions are given below in the table.

Analysis of mathematics part from section 2:

Topic Number of Questions
Cube Roots 1
Decimal Fractions 1
Average 2
Time and Work 1
Time and Distance 1
Percentage 1
Profit and Loss 1
Simple Interest and Compound Interest 2
Ratio and Proportion 1
H.C.F. and L.C.M. 2
Mensuration 3
Total 16

 Analysis of mathematics part from section 3:

Topic Number of Questions
Number System 1
H.C.F. and L.C.M. 2
Algebra 2
Trigonometry 2
Height and Distance 1
Statistics 1
Probability 1
Set Theory 1
Total 11

Note: This analysis is based on the official sample paper and there is no question from Geometry.

How to prepare mathematics for INET:

  • Syllabus for INET Mathematics is largely based on school math up to class X.
  • The level of difficulty is easy to medium.
  • Follow NCERT or R.S. Aggarwal from class VI to X for clarity of concepts and solving topic related questions.
  • For practice, R.S. Aggarwal Quantitative Aptitude is the best book for all topics except Algebra, Geometry, Trigonometry, Statistics and Set Theory.
  • Don’t forget to practice one mock test daily.

There are many resources available online for you that can help you to prepare and excel the examination. Resources such as study material, tutorials, mock tests, test series. One such resource is radian books, where you can find all the study material and mock tests.

 INET gives you a wonderful opportunity to join Indian Navy as officers. The Syllabus of the examination is unique and spread over a variety of topics, and additionally, sectional cut-off of 40 % in each paper means that you cannot ignore any of the four sections. Given the complexities of the examination, Mathematics being the core paper of two sections can give you an edge over other candidates.

Thus, it is advisable to prepare Mathematics well for this paper and we, the Radian Book Company are here to help you in this endeavor.  Sneak peak to INET study material from radian.

Related posts

Vande Bharat Express

R.S. Aggarwal

Right to Freedom of Religion

R.S. Aggarwal

Fundamental Duties

R.S. Aggarwal

Leave a Comment