Indian Navy Entrance Test (INET) 2020: Exam Pattern & Syllabus

By Naveen Singh|Updated : November 21st, 2019

Before starting your preparation of Indian Navy Entrance Test (INET), one needs to have complete knowledge of Exam Pattern & Syllabus. So, to have a thorough understanding of the exam pattern of Indian Navy Entrance Test as well as its syllabus, read this article now and prepare for the INET exam in an efficient manner.

Indian Navy Entrance Test, INET 2020: Exam Pattern & Syllabus

For each question, 4 marks are allotted while each negative response 1 mark will be deducted.

Indian Navy Entrance Test 2020 Exam Pattern:

Check out the latest exam pattern of Indian Navy Entrance Test 2020, there are a total of 4 sections, whose section-wise split is mentioned below:


Number of Questions

Total Marks

Exam Duration


25 Questions

100 Marks

2 Hours

Reasoning & Numerical Ability

25 Questions

100 Marks

General Science & Mathematical Aptitude

25 Questions

100 Marks

General Knowledge

25 Questions

100 Marks


100 Questions

400 Marks

2 Hours

Indian Navy Entrance Test 2020 Syllabus:

Let us now check the detailed syllabus of Indian Navy Entrance Test 2020.




Comprehension, Usage of Words, Sentence completion / Corrections, Punctuations, Grammar, Vocabulary, Antonyms and Synonyms, Parts of Speech, Direct and Indirect Speech, Idioms and Phrases, Active and Passive Voice.etc (Question paper will be designed to test the candidates’ understanding of English and workmanlike use of Grammar)

Reasoning and Numerical Ability 

Spatial, Numerical, Reasoning and Associative Ability, Sequences, Spellings, Unscrambling, Coding and Decoding, Missing Numbers / Series Completion, Decimal Fraction, Ratios and Proportion, Average and Volume, Time and Work, Speed and Distance, Market Price, Cash Price, Expenditure Problems, Profit and Loss, Percentage, Factoring (LCM and HCF), Simple Interest and Compound Interest, Mensuration Formulas (Calculation of length, breadth or height of square, rectangle, cube etc)

General Science and Mathematical Aptitude 

Nature of Matter, Universe, Electricity and its Applications, Force and Gravitation, Newton’s Laws of Motion, Work, Energy and Power, Heat, Temperature, Light, Current, Magnetism, Metals and Non Metals, Measurements, Sound and Wave Motion, Atomic Structure, Chemistry – Carbon and its Compounds, Periodic Table, Acids, Bases & Salts, Food, Nutrition and Health Physiology and Human Diseases and Basic Computer Science Arithmetic Ability, Number Systems, Algebra, Basic Trigonometry, Geometry, Statistics, Probability and Set Theory. 

General Knowledge

History of India, Geography, Climate / Environment, Civics – Constitution of India, Art, Culture, Dance, Heritage, Religion, Freedom Movement, Important National Facts, Economics, Politics, Sports and Championships, Entertainment, Books and Authors, Awards, Defence and Wars, Geographical Neighbours, Countries – Languages, Capitals, Currencies, Common Name, Full Forms, Abbreviations, Eminent Personalities, National – Bird/ Animal/ Monuments/ Flower/ Anthem/ Sport/ Flag/ Emblem etc, Discoveries and Current Affairs.

Download the detailed PDF of INET Syllabus here

Indian Navy Entrance Test INET Syllabus PDF

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Naveen SinghNaveen SinghMember since Jan 2019
Recommended twice for Indian Army in 2011 & 2017. Cleared NDA, CDSE, AFCAT, CAPF Exams.
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Vaishali Tiwari
What was the cut off of last INET exam
Ratheesh Kanna
Person wearing Glasses for are eligible or not for INA
Sanjeev Mehta
Sir please tell me.. the date of inet and Afcat 2020 may be same or can't?
Angika Kumari
Sir i m trying to fill inet form but on trying to login in indian navy it says email confirmation required but there is no link in mail
Dileep Pamoti
Is there any sectional cutoff in INET exam?
Dileep Pamoti
Sir is there any study plan for INET 2020 exam.....
Sreelal R Nath
What is the general sectional cut off?

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