Indian Navy Recruitment 2017 – Sailors (SSR) Vacancies

Indian Navy Recruitment 2017 – Sailors (SSR) Vacancies


1 Online applications are invited from Unmarried Male Indian Citizens and subjects of Nepal and Bhutan for enrolment as sailors for Senior Secondary Recruits (SSR) -02/2017 Batch.

2. Educational Qualification. Qualified in 10+2/ equivalent examination with Maths & Physics and at least one of these subjects:- Chemistry/Biology/Computer science.

3. Age. Candidates should have been born between 01 Aug 1996 to 31 Jul 2000 (Both dates inclusive).


4. Pay & Allowances.

(a) During the initial training period, stipend of Rs 5700 pm will be admissible. On successful completion of initial training an amount equal to the minimum of scale as mentioned below, less stipend already paid, shall be admissible from the date of commencement of service.

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

5. Promotion. Promotion prospects exist up to the rank of Master Chief Petty Officer-I (equivalent to Subedar Major) with pay scale of Rs 9300-34800 plus Grade Pay @ Rs 4800/- Plus MSP @ Rs 2000/- plus DA. Opportunities for promotion to commissioned officer also exist for those who perform well and qualify the prescribed examinations.

6. Perquisites. .

(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.


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

8. Written Test.

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

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

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

(d) Duration of examination will be one hour.

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

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

10. Medical Standards.

(a) Medical examination will be conducted by authorised military doctors as per medical standards 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 mental health, free from any defect likely to interfere with the efficient performance of duties both ashore and afloat under peace as well as war conditions as per Navy Order (Special) 01/2008.

(d) Initial Medical Examination for recruitment will be considered only “Provisionally fit subject to fitness in the final medical examination”. Final Medical Examination of all selected candidates will be done at INS Chilka. Candidates who are NOT found medically fit in the final medical examination at INS Chilka, will NOT be enrolled for training. No “Appeal” is permitted for review after the final enrolment medical examination at INS Chilka.

Note:- Candidates are advised to get their ears cleaned for wax, and tartar removed from teeth prior to examination.

11. Visual Standards

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

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

12. Tattoos. Permanent body tattoos are only permitted on inner face of forearms i.e, from inside 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.


13. Training. The training for the course will commence in Aug 2017, with 22 weeks Basic Training at INS Chilka followed by Professional training in the allotted trade in various Naval Training Establishments. Branch / Trade will be allocated as per the requirement of Service.

14. Discharge as Unsuitable. Sailors are liable to be discharged as “UNSUITABLE” due to unsatisfactory performance at any time during the training.

15. Initial Engagement. The initial engagement is subject to successful completion of training and is for a period of 15 years.


16. The applications are to be filled online on website and all scanned documents are to be uploaded. The selection procedure is as follows:-

(a) Print out of online application will be received only through “ORDINARY POST”. Application received through speed post/ registered post or couriers will be rejected.

(b) The ‘Online’ applications along with the required certificates will be sorted out State-wise. The qualifying cut off percentage of a particular state may be increased if more number of applications with higher percentage are received. Short-listing criteria will be based on percentage of marks scored in 10+2.

(c) 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 2017, would be required to be downloaded from internet site The call up letters cum admit card will be tentatively uploaded on website by End Feb 2017. No separate call up letter cum admit card will be issued. Candidates can be allotted any centre view administrative reasons.

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

(e) Results of the Written Test will be announced on the same day and those who qualify written test will undergo PFT and Recruitment Medical Examination (Preliminary), which may take 1-2 days.

(f) Candidates declared Temporary Medically Unfit in the recruitment medicals 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 recruitment medical 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 prepared from all the candidates who qualify in all respects depending upon vacancies. This select list will be available on website on 23 Jun 2017. All candidates whose names appear in the Select list and have been declared provisionally medically fit in the Preliminary Recruitment Medical, would be required to report at INS Chilka. The selection of a candidate will stand cancelled and he will have no claim for enrolment in the Indian Navy in case the candidate fail to report on the date and time mentioned in call letter for final medical examination for enrolment. However, enrolment will be subject to Fitness in Enrolment Medical at INS Chilka.

(j) 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.

(k) 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.

(l) All select listed candidates reporting at INS Chilka for final medicals and enrolment, are to produce the self attested certificates submitted at the time of submitting the application, along with the original certificates. If the details provided during application stage are not matching with the original certificates, the candidature will be cancelled.

(m) All select listed candidates will also be forwarded Police Verification form alongwith the Call letter for final medical examination. The candidates will be required to submit the same to INS Chilka after getting their antecedents verified on this form from the concerned district police authorities. Candidates without the verified police verification reports/reports with adverse comments will not be eligible for enrolment. The format for the police verification form can also be downloaded from the website immediately after the declaration of select list, to ensure timely verification.

(n) No enquiry will be entertained regarding recruitment / enrolment after a period of six months.


17. For this entry, the candidates can apply ONLINE ONLY. MANUALLY FILLED APPLICATIONS WILL BE REJECTED. The procedure is as follows:-

(a) Online Application Form. Candidates are to apply online through website from 05 Dec 16.

(b) Before filling online application, keep matric certificate & 10+2 Mark sheet ready for reference.

(c) Filling up of information like email id is compulsory.

(d) Click on “Apply online Sailors Entry” on the home page of website

(e) Fill up the form completely. Before clicking the ‘Submit’ button make sure all the details are correct and all required documents are uploaded after scanning.

(f) Print two copies of the online application form. One copy duly signed, along with attested copies of matriculation certificate, 10+2 marksheet, domicile certificate, NCC Certificate (if held) & oneself addressed envelope of size 22x10 cms with Rs 10/- stamp affixed on envelope is to be forwarded at following address:-

Application to be
Addressed to
Application to be
Addressed to
Himachal Pradesh
Post Box No 476
Gole Dak Khana, GPO
New Delhi -110 001
Assam, Arunachal
Pradesh, Meghalaya
Mizoram, Nagaland
Post Box No 11810
Delhi Cantt
New Delhi -110 010
West Bengal Post Box No 02
Lodhi Road
New Delhi -110 003
Sikkim, Tripura,
Post Box No11810
Delhi Cantt
New Delhi -110 010
Post Box No 4921
Safdarjung Enclave PO
New Delhi -110 029
J & K,
Andaman Nicobar
Post Box No 11810
Delhi Cantt
New Delhi -110 010
UT of Lakshdweep
& Minicoy
Post Box No 11810
Delhi Cantt
New Delhi -110 010
Uttar Pradesh Post Box No 5270
Chanakyapuri PO
New Delhi -110 021
AP, Telangana
Tamil Nadu
UT of Pondicherry
Post Box No 488
Gole Dak Khana, GPO
New Delhi -110 001
Rajasthan Post Box No 5011
RK Puram Sector V
New Delhi -110 022
Maharashtra, Goa
Gujarat and UT of
Daman, Diu and
Nagar Haveli
Post Box No 7001
New Delhi -110 002
Punjab / UT of
Chandigarh &
Post Box No 7215
New Delhi -110 002
Haryana Post Box No 4844
Sarojini Nagar PO
New Delhi -110 023
Madhya Pradesh
Post Box No. 8860
Vasant Vihar,
New Delhi - 57
Post Box No 10925
RK Puram , Main PO,
New Delhi – 110066

(g) Write on the envelope “Online SSR Application-02/2017 batch & 10+2 percentage___”.

(h) Last date for registration of online application is 19 Dec 2016.

(j) Physical receipt of application at this office is by 26 Dec 2016. Confirmation of an applicant would be on receipt of physical application by due date. If a candidate has submitted Duplicate applications, his candidature will be cancelled at any stage of selection process. 

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

(l) Photographs. THE PHOTOGRAPH SHOULD BE NOT LATER THAN 03 MONTHS, CLEAR AND OF GOOD QUALITY WITH BLUE BACKGROUND. Application received without photographs will be rejected.

18. The application can be uploaded from Common Service Centres (CSC) across the country, against a fixed fees of Rs 60/-.

19. The application along with attached certificates are to be self attested.

20. In case of any difficulty faced by potential candidates they may contact IHQ MoD (Navy) through website

21. Note:- Navy will not be responsible for any postal delay/loss of any documents during transit. 



Person claiming rapport with the officials of the Naval Recruitment Organisation may promise to get a candidate recruited and on the pretext may collect money. WE WOULD LIKE TO ASSERT THAT SUCH A THING IS NOT POSSIBLE. Application submitted by hand of any person is rejected. Only those applications which are received at the post boxes, as specified, are accepted for validation. All short-listed applicants are, thereafter, issued Call up Letter cum Admit Card. Before succumbing to the promises of any agent think twice! If you think that you can get the things done unlawfully, you are bound to lose! You are advised to conduct yourself as a law abiding citizen of the country and refrain from using unfair means.


The terms and conditions given in the advertisement are guidelines only and orders issued by the Government as amended from time to time will apply for the selected candidates.

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