INET Cut Off Marks 2021: Check Previous Years Cut Off

Counselling Date

Apr 21, 2021

Apr 7, 2021


The Indian Navy declares the cut off marks for INET exam every year. Candidates who have cleared the INET exam will advance to the next round i.e. SSB Interview. All the details about the INET cut off are provided below.

INET 2021 Cut Off Highlights

INET exam cut off 2021 is expected to be declared by the Indian Navy for the Officers cadre. The nature of the cut off is not just qualifying but qualifying with the highest possible marks. The best performers will be called for SSB round at respective centres. For the post of a pilot, the candidates will be called for SSB in Bangalore only. For other posts, SSB will take place in any of the states from Bangalore/Bhopal/Coimbatore/Visakhapatnam/Kolkata.

Factors determining the INET Cut Off

The following factors will determine the INET cut off.

  • Exam difficulty: Higher the difficulty, lower will be the cut off and vice-versa.
  • Intake limit of the candidates: Larger the intake number will be, lower will be the cut off.
  • Performance of the candidates: Higher the number of qualifying candidates, higher the cut off.

INET 2021 Cut Off

The branchwise expected cut off for INET 2021 is as mentioned in the table given below.

Branch Expected Cut Off Marks (in Range)
Pilot (MR) 223-228
Pilot (other than MR) 195-200
GS Engineering 158-164
Hydro 174-180
ATC  200-210
Observer 170-180
Logistics 177-183
Education 154-161
NAIC 166-175
GS (X) 157-165

INET 2020 Cut Off

The branch-wise cut off to qualify for the INET SSB interview is given below for the year 2020.

Branch SSB Cut Off Marks
Pilot (MR) 225
Pilot (other than MR) 197
GS Engineering 162
Hydro 176
ATC  206
Observer 175
Logistics 178
Education 155
NAIC 168
GS (X) 158

INET Exam Qualification Marks

Sectional cut off for INET exam 2020 is given below. Securing the minimum number of marks as below will just indicate that a candidate has qualified the exam and not selected for the Indian Navy.

INET Exam 2020 Qualifying Cut Off
Section Minimum Qualifying Marks
English ≥15
Reasoning & Numerical Ability ≥15
General Science & Maths ≥10
General Knowledge ≥10
Total Marks ≥80

Sectional Cut Off

Apart from the minimum INET cut off marks, the INET exam also holds specific cut off marks for the different sections as a final criterion for the evaluation. Refer to the table below in order to find the cut off marks for each subjectwise section of the INET Exam.

INET Section

No of

Cut Off Marks

Reasoning and Numerical Ability

25 Questions


General Science & Mathematical Aptitude

25 Questions


General Knowledge

25 Questions



25 Questions



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