Monday, March 26, 2012

Indian Navy Sailors


This examination is held twice a year as advertised in the Employment News and other leading newspapers.

Eligibility Conditions: Male unmarried Indian citizens are eligible.
Educational Qualifications: Matric or equivalent with 55% or above marks in Science and Math's. Candidates having less than 55% marks in Matric are also eligible provided they have got 55% or above marks in any higher board examination with Science and Math's.

Age Limits: 17-20 years on the 1 st January or 1 st August of the year of examination.

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.

Probation: Two years.

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.

Initial Pay: 
About Rs. 4000/- per month and free food, free accommodation, free clothing, etc.

Other Benefits:
  • Medical treatment for self and family including dependent parents, Group Housing Benefits and other benefits applicable to Armed Forces personnel's;
  • An insurance cover of Rs. 1,75,000 at a nominal premium;
  • Pension, Provident Fund and gratuity depending upon length of service and rank at the time of retirement. Sailors are also privileged to have 60 days of annual leave and 30 days of casual leave every year. Post-retirement benefits include pension and gratuity.
Selection Procedure: 
The subjects of written test are
· English
· Science
· Mathematics
· General Knowledge

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, 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 and of one hour duration. Candidates are required to qualify in each Section. The standard of question paper will be that of matriculation level. Those who qualify written test will undergo Physical Fitness Test (PFT) and those who qualify PFT will undergo medical test.

Procedure to apply
  • Advertisements for recruitment of Sailors (Artificer Apprentices or AA) are advertised in the Employment News and all leading National/Regional Newspapers in Dec/Jan and Jun/Jul every year.

  • The application form for the recruitment of Sailors (Artificer Apprentices or AA)is published in all leading Newspapers and local dailies, which may be used. Alternately, the form in the prescribed format may be typed on plain paper.
The following documents are to be punched and tied firmly with a strong thread to the application for the post of Sailors (Artificer Apprentices or AA) in the sequence as given below:-
  • Two spare recent Passport size photos with the candidate's name written on the reverse (In the absence of recent photograph candidate will not be allowed to appear in the examination).

  • Application for the post of Sailors (Artificer Apprentices or AA) is to be filled in capital letters with one recent passport size photograph pasted at the right top corner

  • Attested copy (by Gazetted officer only, indicating name, designation and phone Numbers below signature) of matric /equivalent certificate for verification of date of birth.

  • Attested copy (by Gazetted officer only, indicating name, designation and phone Numbers below signature) of mark sheet of Diploma/Higher Board examination/Matriculation , as applicable.

  • Attested copy (by Gazetted officer only, indicating name, designation and phone Numbers below signature) of other certificates viz. NCC/Sports/etc.

  • Attested copy (by Gazetted officer only, indicating his name, designation and phone Numbersbelow signature) of Domicile certificates.

  • Two self addressed envelopes of size 22 x 10 cms with Rs 10/- stamp affixed on one envelope and one blank envelope without stamp is to be submitted alongwith the application form. On top of the envelope, containing the application the Type of Entry and choice of examination Centre is to be clearly written.

  • Outstanding Sportsmen who have participated at International/ National/State level should send applications for the post of Sailors (Artificer Apprentices or AA) to the Secretary, Indian Navy Sports Control Board, Room No.08, `C' Wing, IHQ MOD (Navy), Sena Bhawan, New Delhi-110 011, on the specified date.

  • The candidates are to qualify in the sports trials in addition to Physical Fitness Test, Written examination and Medical.