Indian Navy Sailor Recruitment 2018 – Artificer Apprentice (AA)


Indian Navy Sailor Recruitment Artificer Apprentice (AA) 2018

Indian Navy invites Online Applications From Unmarried Male Candidates (who fulfill eligibility conditions as laid down by the Government of India) For Enrollment As Sailor For Artificer Apprentice (AA) – Feb 2019 Batch Course Commencing February 2019.

Eligibility Conditions: Online applications are invited from unmarried male candidates (who fulfill eligibility conditions as laid down by the Government of India) for enrollment as sailors for Artificer Apprentice (AA) – Feb 2019 batch.

Educational Qualifications: Qualified in 10+2 examination with 60% or more marks in aggregate with Maths & Physics and at least one of these subjects:- Chemistry/Biology/Computer Science from the Boards of School Education recognised by MHRD, Govt. of India.

Age: Candidates should be born between 01 Feb 1999 to 31 Jan 2002 (Both dates inclusive).

Job Role: As an Artificer, you will undergo the best technical training to hold very responsible positions as a sailor of the Indian Navy. Management of men in addition to the technical challenges of operation and maintaining some of the most complex systems and sophisticated equipment are the major responsibilities of the Artificer.

Indian Navy Sailor Recruitment Artificer Apprentice Pay and Perquisites

Pay & Allowances: During the initial training period, a stipend of Rs. 14,600/- per month  will be admissible. On successful completion of initial training, they will be placed in Level    3 of the Defence Pay Matrix (₹ 21,700- ₹69,100). In addition, they will be paid MSP @ ₹      5200/- plus ‘X’ Group Pay @ Rs 6200/- per month plus DA (as applicable).

Promotion: Promotion prospects exist up to the rank of Master Chief Petty Officer-I, i.e. Level 8 of the Defence Pay Matrix (₹ 47,600- ₹ 1,51,100) plus MSP @ ₹ 5200/- plus ‘X’ Group Pay @ Rs 6200/- per month plus DA (as applicable). Opportunities for promotion to commissioned officer also exist for those who perform well and qualify the prescribed examinations.


(a) During the entire period of training and thereafter, sailors are given books, reading material, uniforms, food and accommodation etc. free of cost.

(b) Sailors are entitled to medical treatment, Leave Travel Concessions for self and dependents, Group Housing Benefits and other privileges. Sailors are also entitled to Annual and Casual Leave, Children Education and House Rent Allowances. Post retirement benefits include pension, gratuity and Leave encashment. All perquisites are extended as per service conditions and their eligibility/admissibility is regulated as per Government orders in force and amended from time to time.

Insurance Cover : Insurance cover (on contribution) of Rs. 41 lakhs for submariners and Rs. 37.50 lakhs for other sailors is applicable.

Indian Navy Sailor Artificer Apprentice Selection Criteria

Selection of recruits is based on the order of merit on their performance in Computer based Examination, qualifying Physical Fitness Test (PFT) and fitness in Medical Examinations.

Indian Navy Sailor Artificer Apprentice Computer-based Examination

(a) The question paper will be computer-based with a total of 100 questions, each carrying 01 mark.

(b) The question paper will be bilingual (Hindi & English) and objective type (multiple-choice).

(c) The question paper will comprise of four sections i.e. English, Science, Mathematics and General Knowledge.

(d) The standard of the question paper will be that of 10+2 and the syllabus for the examination is available on website

(e) Duration of examination will be one hour.

(f) The candidates are required to pass in all sections and in aggregate. The Navy reserves the
right to determine the pass marks in each Section and in aggregate.

(g) Penalty for Wrong Answer : Candidates should note that there will be penalty (Negative Marking) for wrong answers marked by a candidate in the question paper. There are four alternatives for the answer to every question. For each question for which a wrong answer has been given by the candidate, one fourth (0.25) of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted as penalty.

Indian Navy Sailor Artificer Apprentice Physical Fitness Test (PFT)

(a) Qualifying in Physical Fitness Test is mandatory for selection.

(b) PFT will consist of 1.6 Km run to be completed in 7 minutes, 20 squat ups (Uthak Baithak) and 10 Push-ups. Candidates undergoing PFT will do so at their own risk.

Advisory:- Proficiency in sports, swimming and extra-curricular activities is desirable.

Indian Navy Sailor Artificer Apprentice SELECTION PROCEDURE

(a) Examination Fee : Candidates (except SC/ST candidates, who are exempted from payment of fee) are required to pay a fee of Rs. 106/- (Rupees One hundred six only) can be paid through online mode by using net banking or by using Visa/ Master/ RuPay Credit/ Debit Card/ UPI. Admit card will be issued for the examination only to those candidates who have successfully paid the examination fee.

(b) The applications are to be filled online only on website and all required documents in original are to be scanned and uploaded. The selection procedure is as follows:-

(c) Candidates have to choose any two centers for online examination, as per their convenience. Candidates can be allotted any center view administrative reasons. Examination center cannot be changed once selected by the candidate or allotted by the Indian Navy. Call up Letters cum Admit Card for online examination indicating date, time and place, which are scheduled during Aug 2018, would be required to be downloaded from the official website tentatively by end Jul 2018. Call up Letter cum Admit Card will not be sent by post.

(d) The documents submitted by the candidates along with application will not be verified before the online examination. These original documents {original certificates, mark sheets, Domicile certificate and NCC certificate (if held)} will be verified only at the time of PFT at various centres and final medical examination at INS Chilka. If the details provided in „online application‟ are not matching with original documents at any stage, the candidature will be cancelled.

(e) Results of the online examination will be announced tentatively after 15 days. Approximately 1200 candidates who have scored highest marks in examination will be called for PFT and Initial Medical Examination, which may take 1-2 days. All candidates will be shown their online examination marks. Allocation of centres for PFT and Initial Medical Examination will be at the discretion of the Indian Navy. Call up Letter for PFT and Initial Medical Examination will be uploaded only on the registered „E-mail‟ ID of the selected candidates and will not be sent by post.

(f) Candidates who are qualified in PFT will undergo Initial Medical Examination. Candidates declared Temporary Medically Unfit in the Initial Medical Examination can avail specialist review from the specified Military Hospital within a maximum period of 21 days. No further review/ appeal is permissible if declared unfit in the specialist review.

(g) Candidates declared Permanent Medically unfit in the Initial Medical Examination can appeal for specialist opinion in a Military Hospital on payment of Rs 40/- by Military Receivable Order (MRO) on Government Treasury within 21 days. Medical fitness certificate other than that of the specialist opinion in a Military Hospital will not be considered. No further review/appeal is permissible.

(h) A merit list will be published for candidates who have passed in PFT and Initial Medical Examination depending upon vacancies. This select list will be available on website on 20 Dec 2018. All selected candidates will be called to INS Chilka for Final Medical Examination. The selection of a candidate will stand cancelled and he will have no claim for enrolment in the Indian Navy in case the candidate fails to report on the date and time mentioned in call letter for final enrolment medical examination at INS Chilka. However, enrolment will be subject to Fitness in Final Medical Examination at INS Chilka. Call letter for Final Medical Examination at INS Chilka will be uploaded only on the registered „E-mail‟ ID of the selected candidates and will not be sent by post.

(i) All select listed candidates reporting at INS Chilka for final medical examination, are to produce the self attested certificates submitted at the time of submitting the online application, along with the all original certificates.

(j) All select listed candidates will be required to download Call letter for Final Medical Examination at INS Chilka and other associated forms. The candidates will be required to submit the same to INS Chilka after getting their antecedents verified on Police Verification form / Online police verification form from the Superintendent of Police of their respective jurisdiction. Candidates without the verified police verification reports or reports with adverse comments will not be eligible for enrolment. A sample format for the police verification form may be downloaded from the website to ensure timely verification.

(k) The candidate‟s selection pertaining to a particular batch is valid for that batch only. Qualified candidates whose names do not appear in the merit list cannot claim admission for the next batch. These candidates will have to undergo the selection procedure afresh, provided they meet the eligibility criteria for the fresh batch.

(l) No enquiry will be entertained regarding this recruitment/enrollment after a period of six months.

Volunteers For Submarine Arm

Candidates who yearn for the exclusive challenge of operating below the surface of Ocean in the highly-technical Submarine arm, with its associated perks & privileges, can volunteer whilst filling the online application form. Candidates who volunteer for submarine arm and are selected in merit will be considered for Submarine-specialization. The volunteers for the Submarine Arm will be subjected to Submarine Arm Medical Standards stipulated in Navy Order (Spl) 01/2008. Extract of the Navy Order can be accessed from the official Indian Navy recruitment website.

Indian Navy Sailor Artificer Apprentice How To Apply

(a) For this entry, the candidates can apply ONLINE ONLY on the official website from 02 Jun 18 to 15 Jun 18. The procedure is as follows:-

(b) Applicants need to register with with a valid and active „E-mail ID‟ and mobile number in order to fill online application for the said entry. Already registered candidates, personal, education and communication particulars need to be update. Otherwise, the candidate will not be able to view online application in the “Current Opportunity”.

(c) There are two ways of registration (i) With Aadhaar (ii) Without Aadhaar. Candidates can use with Aadhaar option for simplified application process..

(d) “Log–in‟ with the registered E-mail ID and Click on “Current Opportunities”.
Click on “Apply” (√) button.

(e) Fill up the Form completely. Before clicking the „Submit‟ button make sure all the details are correct, all required documents are scanned in original & uploaded.

(f) Online applications will be further scrutinised for eligibility and may be rejected if found not eligible in any respect.

(g) Photographs : THE PHOTOGRAPH TO BE UPLOADED SHOULD BE OF GOOD QUALITY WITH BLUE BACKGROUND. Size of the photograph should be between 60 – 100 KB.

Important Dates

Online Application Date : 02 Jun 18 to 15 Jun 18

Close Date – 15 JUN 2018

Admit Card :  Jul 2018

Result :  20 Dec 2018

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