Monday, March 26, 2012

Indian Navy - Artificer Apprentice


The examination is held twice a year generally in the months of June and December as advertised in the Employment News and leading newspapers.

Eligibility Conditions: Unmarried Indian citizens are eligible.

Educational Qualifications: Matriculation or equivalent with Science and Mathematics with 60% or above marks in aggregate. Candidates with less than 60% marks in Matric may be recruited if they have secured 55% or more marks in aggregate in a higher board examination with Science and Math's.

Age Limits: 15 to 18 years.

Physical Standards: Weight correlated to height and proportionate chest with minimum expansion of 5 cms. Good medical and physical health, free from any disease/disability. No cardio-vascular, surgical deformities or infection of ear. No history of fits or psychiatric ailment.
Minimum height: 157 cm.
Minimum eye standard: Without glasses better eye 6/6 and worse 6/9.
Color perception: CP II.

Application Procedure: 
The eligible candidates may complete the application form as per format given in the Employment News on a plain paper either handwritten or typed.
The application duly completed should be sent to the concerned Zonal Recruitment Offices by the prescribed date.

Selection Procedure: 
Eligible candidates will be called for the written examination in 
· Science
· Mathematics
· General Knowledge
· English.

English: 
Comprehension, transformation of simple sentences, punctuation, tenses and parts of speech.

Science: 
State of Matter, Universe, Chemical bonding, Electricity, Gravitation, Newton's laws, Simple Harmonic Motion, Work and Energy, Heat, Light, Nuclear Energy, Metals and Nonmetals, Carbon and its compounds: Health and Nutrition, Physiology.

Mathematics: 
Algebraic identities, Surds, Linear and simultaneous equations, Basic Trigonometry and Geometry, Mensuration, Quadratic equations, Set theory, Polynomials and Exponents.

General Knowledge: 
Who's Who, Sports, Entertainment, Indian History and Geography, Discoveries and Inventions. Elementary Knowledge of Computers.
The question paper will be bilingual, and of objective-type of 75 minutes duration. The standard of the questions will be of matriculation level.

Physical Fitness Test (PPT): 
Qualifying in the Physical Fitness is mandatory for enrolment. The standard of PFT is as follows: 
· One-mile (16 km) run to be completed in 7 minutes. 
· 20 squats (Uthak-Baithak).
· 10 push-ups.