SELECTION PROCEDURE: SAILORS ENTRY- AA/SSR/MR (CHEF & STEWARD)

The Indian Navy

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Sailor's selection procedure

ADVERTISEMENTS

Advertisements for recruitment of Senior Secondary Recruit (SSR), Matric Recruit (MR), Musician (MUS), Non-Matric Recruit (NMR), Sports Entry and Artificer Apprentices (AA) are published in the Employment News and all leading National/Regional Newspapers in Dec/Jan and Jun/Jul every year

APPLICATION FORM

The application forms are available on this site from the date of advertisement for the respective batch and type of entry. Candidates applying for more than one type of entry are required to submit separate applications. However, only one application form is to be filled for a particular entry. Choice of entry is to be clearly indicated on the application form. You can apply only for one entry between MR Chef / MR (Steward)/ NMR (Sanitary Hygienist) in a batch. All applications for AA and SSR, MR, MUS, NMR are to be addressed to the authority promulgated. There is no agent for dispatch of applications. Candidates are advised to avoid agents who make promises of getting them a job in the Indian Navy. Applications are received only through Ordinary Post. Applications received through speed post/ registered post or couriers are rejected.

DOCUMENTS REQUIRED

The following documents are to be punched and tied firmly with a strong thread to the application in the sequence as given below:-

  • Application is to be filled in capital letters with one recent Passport size photograph pasted at the top right corner and one spare recent Passport size photos with the candidate's name written on the reverse attached along with the form (in the absence of recent photograph, candidate will not be allowed to appear in the examination).
  • Self Attested copy of the following certificates:-
    • Matric /equivalent certificate for verification of date of birth.
    • Mark sheet and certificate of Diploma/Higher Board examination/ Matriculation as applicable.
    • Domicile certificate
  • Two self-addressed envelopes of size 22 x 10 cms with Rs 10/- stamp affixed on one envelope and one envelope without stamp is to be submitted along with the application form. (White colour envelop for AA entry and brown colour for SSR/MR/NMR entry). On top of the envelope containing the application the Type of Entry, name of State, Percentage in exam and name of Exam passed is to be clearly written. Example:-AA(130BATCH)-KERALA-65%-(10+2Science) OR SSR (2/2011 BATCH) -HARYANA- 76% - (10+2 Science) Shortlisting of application is done on the basis of higher education percentage of marks.

ALLOCATION OF EXAM CENTRE

Presently the Indian Navy conducts recruitment for enrolling sailor recruits at 31 examination centres across the country. Candidates are permitted to appear for examination at one centre for recruitment in accordance with the domicile certificate issued by the District level Government authorities, eg a candidate who possesses domicile of Maharashtra would probably get Mumbai or Lonavla as examination centre. Similarly a candidate who possess domicile of Haryana, is likely to appear at Ambala. However, for administrative reasons, applicants may be allotted any suitable centre, other than their state of domicile by IHQ MoD (Navy).

CALL LETTER CUM ADMIT CARD

Eligible shortlisted candidates are sent Call-Up letters, indicating date, time and place for examination. The shortlisted candidates can also download their admit card from this website.

PHYSICAL TEST

PFT will consist of 1.6 Km run to be completed in 7 minutes, 20 squats (Uthak Baithak) and 10 Push-ups. Candidates undergoing PFT will do so at their own risk. The results of the Written Test are generally declared on the same day. Those who qualify Written Test are permitted to undergo PFT and only those who qualify PFT undergo Medical Examination.

MEDICAL TEST

Entry level Medical standards are different for different entries. Medical examination will be conducted by authorised military doctors as per medical standards prescribed in current regulations applicable to sailors on entry. Candidates declared Temporary unfit during Medicals in the recruitment medical examination can avail specialist review from the specified Military Hospital within a maximum period of 21 days. No further review/ appeal is permissible. Those candidates who are declared Permanent Unfit during Medicals can appeal for specialist opinion in a Military Hospital on payment of Rs 40 by Military Receivable Order (MRO) in the Government Treasury within 21 days. Medical fitness certificate from other than that of the specialist opinion in the designated Military Hospital will NOT be considered. This whole process is generally completed on the same day but it may also take 3-4 days depending on the service requirements or due to unforeseen contingencies.

MERIT LIST

Merit List of all those candidates who are qualified in all respects will be prepared at IHQ MoD (Navy), New Delhi for different entries depending upon the numbers to be inducted. Out of this list, the centre-wise select list of candidates will be displayed in the respective Recruitment Centres.

FINAL ENROLMENT MEDICALS

  • All select list candidates who are issued with a call letter for Final Medical examination will be required to report at INS Chilka (Odisha) on the specified date and time to undergo a Final Enrolment Medical examination at INS Chilka prior to enrolment. Sleeper class rail/bus fare will be reimbursed on production of the ticket/receipt on reporting at INS Chilka. Candidates found UNFIT during this medical examination will not be enrolled for training. No appeal is permitted for review after the final enrolment Medical Examination at INS Chilka. The final enrolment in the Navy will be subject to the candidate clearing the final medical fitness at INS Chilka.
  • The candidature of candidates selected is valid for the current batch only. Merit List pertaining to the advertised batch is valid ONLY for the advertised batch. Qualified candidates whose names do not appear in the final 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.
  • Call letter for final medical examination will be forwarded only to medically qualified candidates in the select list. Unsuccessful candidates will not be intimated separately.

SELECTION PROCEDURE FOR MR (MUSICIAN) ENTRY ADVERTISEMENTS.

Advertisements for recruitment of Matric Recruit Musician (MUS) Entry is published in the Employment News and all leading National/Regional Newspapers in the month of April every year

APPLICATION FORM

The application form is published in the important Newspapers which may be used. The form in the prescribed format may be typed on plain paper or downloaded from this website. The application forms will be available on this site from the date of advertisement. Only one application form is to be filled for a particular entry. Choice of entry is to be clearly indicated on the application form. There is no agent for dispatch of applications. Candidates are advised to avoid agents who make promises of getting them a job in the Indian Navy. Applications are received only through Ordinary Post. Applications received through speed post/ registered post or couriers are rejected.

* Application is to be addressed to: -
The Commanding Officer, (for Director of Music),
INS Kunjali, Colaba,
Mumbai 400005

MUSICAL ABILITY

The candidates applying should have proficiency in western notation, aural aptitude, knowledge of Theory of Music and actual practical skill on any musical Instrument.

TYPE OF INSTRUMENTS ON WHICH PROFICIENCY REQUIRED.

The candidates applying should have proficiency in playing String/Key-board/Woodwind/Brass/ Percussion Instruments both of Western and Indian Origin.

DOCUMENTS REQUIRED

The following documents are to be punched and tied firmly with a strong thread to the application in the sequence as given below:-

  • Application is to be filled in capital letters with one recent Passport size photograph pasted at the top right corner and one spare recent Passport size photos with the candidate's name written on the reverse attached along with the form (In the absence of recent photograph candidate will not be allowed to appear in the examination).
  • Self-attested copy of the following certificates
    • Matric /equivalent certificate for verification of date of birth.
    • Matriculation Mark sheet and certificate or Mark sheet and certificate of Higher Board examination as applicable
    • Domicile certificate.
  • Two self-addressed envelopes of size 22 x 10 cms with Rs 10/- stamp affixed on one envelope and one envelope without stamp is to be submitted along with the application form. On top of the envelope containing the application the Type of Entry, name of State, Percentage in exam and name of Exam passed is to be clearly written. Example MR (2/2016 BATCH) -MAHARASHTRA- 76% - (10+2 Science) and proficiency in the undermentioned type of Instrument:-
SHORTLISTING

Eligible short listed candidates will be sent call-up letters, giving date, time and place for preliminary screening to select suitable candidates based on their musical aptitude, potential and aural ability.

Those who qualify the preliminary screening will be required to undergo a Physical Fitness Test (PFT) and medical examination.

PHYSICAL TEST

PFT will consist of 1.6 Km run to be completed in 7 minutes, 20 squats (Uthak Baithak) and 10 Push-ups. Candidates undergoing PFT will do so at their own risk. Those who qualify preliminary screening are permitted to undergo PFT and only those who qualify PFT undergo Medical Examination.

MEDICAL TEST

Entry level Medical examination will be conducted by authorised military doctors as per medical standards prescribed in current regulations applicable to Musician sailors on entry. Candidates declared Temporary unfit during Medicals in the recruitment medical examination can avail specialist review from the specified Military Hospital within a maximum period of 21 days. No further review/ appeal is permissible. Those candidates who are declared Permanent unfit during Medicals can appeal for specialist opinion in a Military Hospital on payment of Rs 40 by Military Receivable Order (MRO) in the Government Treasury within 21 days. Medical fitness certificate from other than that of the specialist opinion in the designated Military Hospital will NOT be considered. This whole process of initial medicals is generally completed on the same day but it may also take 3-4 days, depending on the Service requirements or due to unforeseen contingencies.

FINAL SCREENING

Medically fit candidates will be called on a designated date to INS Kunjali, Colaba for final screening and selection on an all-India basis.

FINAL ENROLMENT MEDICALS AT INHS ASVINI

After final selection, selected candidates will undergo final enrolment medicals at INHS Asvini and sent to INS Chilka (Odisha) for initial training. Candidates found unfit during this medical examination will not be enrolled for training. No appeal is permitted for review after the final enrolment Medical at INHS Asvini.

Note:
  • Candidates who send more than one application for the same entry or apply for more than one examination centre will be disqualified.
  • The candidature of candidates selected is valid for the current batch only. All India Merit List pertaining to the advertised batch is valid ONLY for the advertised batch. Qualified candidates whose names do not appear in the final 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.
  • Navy reserves the right to shortlist applications and to fix cut off-percentage without assigning any reason. No communication shall be entertained on this account.

Applicants declared Permanent medically unfit by any Armed Forces Hospital in previous recruitments for the same entry in Navy are advised not to apply.