Indian Navy Artificer Apprentice Recruitment 2021 Apply Online | 2500 AA, SSR Vacancies

Indian Navy AA Recruitment 2021 Notification: Indian Navy invites applications from Unmarried Male Candidates (Indian Citizens and subjects of Nepal and Bhutan) for enrolment as Sailors for Artificer Apprentice (AA) and Senior Secondary Recruits (SSR) – February 2022 Batch course commencing February 2022. The vacancies will be earmarked in a state-wise manner. Eligible Candidates are required to Apply Online, the last date for registration of online applications is 25th October 2021.



Total Vacancies

Artificer Apprentice (AA)


Senior Secondary Recruits (SSR)


Age Limit: Candidates should be born between 01 Feb 2002 to 31 January 2005 (Both dates inclusive).

Pay and Allowances: During the initial training period, a stipend of ₹ 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)

Educational Qualifications:

✔️ AA: Qualified in 10+2/ equivalent examination with 60 % or more marks in aggregate with Maths & Physics and at least one of these subjects: - Chemistry/ Biology/ Computer Science.

✔️ SSR: Qualified in 10+2/ equivalent examination with Maths and Physics and at least one of these subjects:- Chemistry / Biology / Computer Science.

Selection Process: 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.

✔️ 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 standard of the question paper will be that of 10+2 and the syllabus for the examination is available on Indian Navy website.
(d) Duration of examination will be one hour.
(e) The candidates are required to pass in all sections and in aggregate.

✔️ 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.
(c) Advisory - Proficiency in sports, swimming and extra-curricular activities is desirable.

✔️ Medical Standards:

(a) Medical examination 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 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. Extract of the Navy Order can be accessed from the official recruitment website.
(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.

How to Apply: Eligible Candidates can apply Online only on the Official Website of Join Indian Navy official website ( The last date for submission of online applications is 25/10/2021.

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