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Inter Squadron Debate Championship 2017

The Inter Squadron Debate Championship for Autumn Term 2017 on topic “Terror can never truly be subdued by declaring “War on Terror” was held at Indian Naval Academy (INA) today, Monday, 21 August 2017. The event saw trainees elucidate their views utilizing rhetorical eloquence and sharp views between 12 speakers from all Six Squadrons who spoke for and against the topic. 

Inter Squadron Rowing Championship 2017

The finals of the Inter Squadron Rowing Championship which assesses team dynamics, cohesion, resilience, endurance and morale of the participants commenced today, Sunday 20 August 2017 at 0845 Hrs from Kavvayi backwaters. The event was witnessed by Vice Admiral SV Bhokare, AVSM, YSM, NM, Commandant, Indian Naval Academy (INA), Officers, Instructors, families, Midshipmen and Cadets of the Academy.

Independence Day Parade at INA

In commemoration of the 71st Independence day of India, a ceremonial parade was held at the Indian Naval Academy (INA), Ezhimala at 0900h on 15 Aug 17. The Parade was reviewed by Vice Admiral SV Bhokare,AVSM, YSM, NM, Commandant, INA.A Ceremonial Guard, comprising 50 armed cadets, was paraded, along with 28 platoons of cadets from the Academy. Smartly dressed in their whites, the cadets on parade offered visible and tangible manifestation of a resurgent India.


The Inter Squadron Cross Country Championship for Autumn Term 2017 was conducted at Indian Naval Academy (INA), Ezhimala, today, Sunday, 30 July 2017.  This mega event, which tests the limits of physical fortitude, indomitable spirit and will power in cadets, was flagged off by Vice Admiral SV Bhokare, AVSM, YSM, NM, Commandant, INA at 0630 A.M.


Achiever Squadron emerge victorious with a total point of 141 against the runner up Cheetah Squadron, during the finals of Inter Squadron Aquatics Championship Autumn Term 2017 held at Indian Naval Academy (INA) today, Monday, 17 July 2017. The fiercely fought championship event saw players from all the six squadrons jockeying for position and wrestling vigorously for an advantage over their opponents in the water.


At an impressive Passing out Parade (POP) held at Indian Naval Academy (INA), Ezhimala here today, Saturday, 27 May 2017, 272 cadets of Indian Navy, 66 cadets of Indian Coast Guard and two International cadets – one each from Benin and Tanzania – passed out of the hallowed portals of INA on successful completion of their training.


The morning of 26th May 2017 was a historic day for the cadets of 92nd Indian Naval Academy Course. On this day 127 cadets were awarded B Tech degree by the Chief Guest Prof. Anil D Sahasrabudhe, Chairman, All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), New Delhi, at the Convocation Ceremony held at INA in presence of their proud parents and guardians. Vice Admiral SV Bhokare, AVSM, YSM, NM, Commandant, INA and Rear Admiral Amit Vikram, Principal, INA also graced the occasion.


‘Azimuth’ a variety entertainment program by the cadets of INA was organised at Indian Naval Academy today, Thursday, 25 May 2017. The Guest of Honour for the event was Prof. Anil D Sahasrabudhe, Chairman, All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), New Delhi.


A valedictory lunch in honour of the cadets of 23rd Naval Orientation Course (Extended) and 24th Naval Orientation Cadets (Regular) passing out courses and their proud parents was organised at Katari Cadets’ Mess, Indian Naval Academy (INA), Thursday, 25 May 2017.


A wreath laying ceremony was conducted by the passing out cadets today Wednesday, 24 May 2017. During this event wreaths were placed by cadets of passing out courses at ‘Prerna Sthal’ War memorial and two minutes silence was observed to honour every Soldier known and unknown who sacrificed their life in the service of the nation.