Do you want to become a Sailor in the Indian Navy? If yes, this article will be of help to you. Here, I’ve provided important details about Indian Navy Sailor recruitment 2023. You will find details such as – job posts, vacancy, eligibility and selection process.
Sailors form an integral part of the Indian Navy. Without them, many day-to-day tasks (carried aboard a ship and on shore) will come to a halt!
Indian Navy regularly organizes recruitment drives to recruit Sailors. Here, you will find details related to Sailor recruitment for the term 2023.
Candidates who have passed 10+2 and/or 10th are eligible to apply for Sailor recruitment. Eligibility criteria varies from one job post to another.
Sailor recruitment 2023: List of job posts
Here are the job posts that come under the Sailor recruitment category –
- Artificer Apprentice
- Sanitary Hygienist
Sailor recruitment: Eligibility criteria
In this section, you will find details such as educational qualifications required, age limit and other eligibility criteria. Here they are –
|Sr No||Name of job post||Minimum educational qualifications required|
|1||Artificer Apprentice||Passed 10+2 with minimum 60% aggregate marks with Physics and Maths and at least one of these subjects – Chemistry/Biology/Computer Science|
|2||SSR||Passed 10+2 with minimum 60% aggregate marks with Physics and Maths and at least one of these subjects – Chemistry/Biology/Computer Science|
|3||Chef||10th passed from a recognized Board|
|4||Steward||10th passed from a recognized board|
|5||Sanitary Hygienist||10th passed from a recognized board|
|6||Musician||10th passed from a recognized board & should have proficiency in Western notation, aural aptitude and basic knowledge in theory of Music. Should also have actual practical skill on any Western classical or Wind/Percussion Instrument|
|Sr No||Name of job post||Age limit|
|1||Artificer Apprentice||Between 17 to 20 years on the day of enrollment|
|2||SSR||Between 17 to 21 years on the day of enrollment|
|3||Chef||Between 17 to 21 year on the day of enrollment|
|4||Steward||Between 17 to 21 years on the day of enrollment|
|5||Sanitary Hygienist||Between 17 to 21 years on the day of enrollment|
|6||Musician||Between 17 to 21 years on the day of enrollment|
Sailor recruitment: How to apply?
Advertisements for Sailor recruitment are published on Indian Navy’s website and leading NEWS papers on December/January and June/July each year.
For the term 2023, you may find advertisements on December 2022, January 2023, June 2023, July 2023 and December 2023. Once you see the advertisement, visit the joinindiannavy.gov.in website and download the application form. You may also check – Indian Navy Matric recruitment.
A candidate is supposed to apply for one job post at a time. While filling up the form, a candidate must clearly indicate the entry/job post that he is applying for.
The filled up application form has to be sent to appropriate address (mentioned in the advertisements). Application must be sent by ordinary post only. Applications sent via speed post, courier etc will be rejected!
The authorities will shortlist applicants based on the marks scored by them in board exams (10th or 12th). Shortlisted candidates will be able to download call letter cum admit card from joinindiannavy.gov.in website.
Sailor recruitment: Selection process
The selection process consists of stages such as –
- Written exam
- Screening test
- PFT (Physical Fitness Test)
- Medical test
Note: Selection process varies from one entry to another. For example – screening test is only meant for Musician (MR) candidates. Screening test is used to gauge their musical ability.