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Indian Navy Sailors Recruitment 2017 (SSR 01/2017 Batch)

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Indian Navy announces Sailors Recruitment 2017 (SSR 02/2017 Batch) Course Commencing February 2017

Indian Navy has published notification for unmarried Male candidates for Grant of Short Service. Online applications are invited from Unmarried Male Indian Citizens and subjects of Nepal and Bhutan for enrollment as sailors for Senior Secondary Recruits (SSR) - 01/2017 Batch.

Eligibility Conditions

Unmarried Male Indian citizens and subjects of Nepal and Bhutan

Educational Qualifications: Qualified in 10+2/equivalent examination with Maths and Physics and at least one of these subjects; Chemistry/Biology/Computer Science

Age Limit: Candidates should have been born between 01st February 1996 to 31st January 200 (Both dates inclusive)

Selection Criteria

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

Written Test

a) The question paper will be bilingual (Hindi/English) and objective type

b) Question Paper will comprise of four sections i.e. English, Science, Mathematics & General Knowledge

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

d) Duration of question paper will be of one hour

e) The candidates are required to pass in all sections and in aggregate

Physical Fitness Test (PFT)

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

Medical Standards

a) Medical Exam will be conducted by authorised Military Doctors as per medical standard prescribed in current regulations applicable to sailors on entry

b) Minimum height 157 cms Weight and Chest should be proportionate. Minimum Chest expansion of 5 cms

c) The candidate must be in good physical and medical health free from any disease/disability, likely to interfere with efficient performance of duties

Visual Standards

Without Glasses: Better Eye 6/6; Worse Eye 6/9; With Glasses: Better Eye 6/6; Worse Eye 6/6

Permanent body tattoos are only permitted on inner face of forearms i.e. from in side of elbow to the wrist and on the reversed side of palm/ back (dorsal) side of hand

Permanent body tattoos on any other part of the body is not acceptable and candidate will be barred from recruitment

Final Enrolment Medical Exam: All select list candidates who are issued with a call letter for final medical exam will have to undergo final enrolment medical exam at INS Chilka prior to enrolment

Selection Procedure

The applications are to be filled online on website

The selection procedure is as follows:

Print out of online application will be received only through Ordinary Post. Application received through speed post/ registered post or couriers will be rejected. Short-listing criteria will be based on percentage of marks scored in 10+2

Call up letters cum admit card for eligible short listed candidates indicating date, time and place for recruitment tests, which are scheduled during Mar/Apr 2015 are required to be downloaded from internet site. Candidates can be allotted any centre view administrative reasons

All original certificates, mark sheets and NCC certificate (if held) are to be produced at the time of written exam; if the details provided in ‘online application’ are not matching with original documents, your candidature will be cancelled

Pay and Allowances

During the initial training period, stipend of Rs.5700/- p.m. will be admissible but on successful completion of initial training an amount equal to the minimum of scale as mentioned below, less stipend already paid, shall be admissible with retrospective effect.

On completion of initial training, they will be placed in the Pay Band Rs.5200/- to Rs 20200/-; in addition they will be paid Grade Pay @Rs.2000/- plus MSP @Rs.2000/- plus DA


Promotion prospects exist up to the rank of Master Chief Petty Officer-I (equivalent to Subedar Major) with pay scale of Rs.9300/- to Rs.34800/- plus Grade Pay @Rs.4800/- plus MSP @Rs.2000/- plus DA

How to Apply

For this entry the candidates can apply online only, manually filled applications will be rejected. The procedure for the same is as follows:

Candidates are to apply Online through website from 23rd May 2016

a) Before filling online application, keep matric certificate and 10+2 mark sheet ready for reference

b) Filling up of information like email id is compulsory

c) Click on “Sailors Entry” button under apply online on the home page of website

d) Fill up the form completely; before clicking the ‘Submit’ button make sure all the details are correct

e) Print two copies of the online application form; one copy duly signed, alongwith attested copies of matriculation certificate, 10+2 marksheet, domicile, NCC Certificate (if held) and one self addressed envelop of size 22x10 cms with Rs.10/- stamp affixed on envelope to be forwarded at the address

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Important Dates

Starting Date to Apply Online: 23rd May 2016

Closing Date of Online Registration: 05th June 2016

Last Date of Receiving of Hard Copy of Application: 13th June 2016

For Candidates of North East, J&K, Andaman & Nicobar, Lakshadweep and Minicoy Island 20th June 2016

Course Starting Month: February 2017

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