संग्रामॆ नैपुण्यम (Sanskrit)
Motto in English
|Perfection in War|
|Affiliation||University of Mumbai|
|Commandant||Rear Admiral S Venkat Raman VSM|
|Website||Naval War College|
The Naval War College (NWC) is a premier training institution of the Indian Navy, located in Goa. The college aims at developing leadership qualities of the officers of the Indian Armed Forces at the strategic and operational level. It is one of the three War Colleges of the Indian Armed Forces, Army War College, Mhow and College of Air Warfare, being the other two. The NWC operates under the Southern Naval Command, which is the training command of the Indian Navy.
The Naval War College was established on 17 September 1988 as the College of Naval Warfare (CNW) at Karanja in Mumbai. The first Naval Higher Command Course (NHCC) began in 1988, while the first Technical Management Course (TMC) commenced in 1994. By 2005, the Naval academy was to move from Goa to its new campus in Ezhimala. It was decided that CNW would move into the Naval Academy campus. On 18 August 2010, the CNW was renamed Naval War College and finally shifted to Goa in September 2011.
The NWC conducts the following courses:
The NHCC is the flagship course of NWC which runs for around 37 weeks. The course is attended by Indian Armed Forces Officers of the rank of Captain, Colonel and Group Captain.
The RMSC is conducted over 8 weeks. The course is aimed at Officers of the rank of Colonel, Captain and Group Captain from the maritime security forces of Friendly Foreign Countries, like Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Maldives, Oman, etc.
The TMC is a 22-week course conducted jointly by the NWC and Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai. The course is attended by Naval officers of the rank of Commander.
The participants of the NHCC receive a Master of Philosophy (M.Phil) degree from the University of Mumbai, while the participants of the TMC receive the Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) from Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies.
The NWC conducts annually, the Goa Maritime Conclave and Goa Maritime Symposium. These events are organised as a regional cooperation and diplomatic forum on maritime subjects. The NWC also has a faculty exchange programme with the Naval War College, United States, Naval War College, Tokyo and the Naval War College in Myanmar. The Commanders' Conclave is held at the NWC annually and is attended by the Chief of the Naval Staff and the Flag Officers Commanding-in-Chief Western Naval Command, Eastern Naval Command, Southern Naval Command and the Andaman and Nicobar Command.
The College of Naval Warfare was headed by a Director. The appointment was filled by a Commodore. The appointment was upgraded to two-star rank and re-designated Commandant Naval War College. Rear Admiral R. Hari Kumar, VSM was appointed the first Commandant on 30 January 2012.
The Commandant leads the Senior Directing Staff of the College, who function as the faculty and is assisted by the Deputy Commandant, held by a Commodore.
|S.No.||Name||Assumed office||Left office||Notes|
|1||Rear Admiral R. Hari Kumar||30 January 2012||30 January 2014||Current Chief of the Naval Staff.|
|2||Rear Admiral Monty Khanna||30 January 2014||29 November 2017|||
|3||Rear Admiral Sandeep Beecha||29 November 2017||18 February 2020|||
|4||Rear Admiral Sanjay Jasjit Singh||18 February 2020||26 February 2021||Current Controller of Personnel Services (CPS) at Naval HQ.|
|5||Rear Admiral Sai Venkat Raman||26 February 2021||23 May 2022||Current Flag Officer Tamil Nadu & Puducherry Naval Area.|
|6||Rear Admiral Rajesh Dhankhar||23 May 2022||Present||Current Commandant.|