The principal role of the Indian Naval Academy is to impart basic and orientation training to all officer entrants of the Navy and Coast Guard, other than Special Duties List officers. The aim is to develop the trainees morally, mentally, physically and to imbibe in them the high ideals of loyalty, valour and patriotism in order to provide the service with officers who are dedicated to a career of Naval Service and have potential for future development to assume the highest responsibility of leadership. The Indian Naval Academy has been developed as a national prestigious project and is the 'Cradle for Leadership' in the Indian Navy. It is unique in concept and design which stands out as an outstanding monument.
The Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala is Asia's largest Naval Academy. The Indian Naval Academy is situated in Kerala. It is situated at a distance of 35 kms from the historic city of Kannur and 135 kms. from city of Mangalore. The campus provides facilities for training cadets in all aspects such as swimming and diving at Mulla Aquatic complex, Pereira Drill and Discipline complex to imbibe discipline among cadets, Angre Physical Training and Sports complex for developing team spirits and physical fitness and Marakkar Watermanship Training centre for yachting and rowing skills. The academy has world class library named as 'Panini' which is a five storied building with all facilities and training aids like internet and digital library. The campus is also nested with OOW/ROR simulator and Catspaw which help the cadets to learn seamanship activities and basic Rules of the Road and Ship Handling.
Please visit http://ina.gov.in/ for more information about the Indian Naval Academy.