Indian Navy Sailors Matric
The Indian Navy possesses highly sophisticated ships, submarines and aircraft,
which are operated by sailors, who are given training at various intervals
during their service.Indian Navy Sailors (Direct Entry) MER Examination is held
twice a year.
Marital Status: Unmarried Indian Male citizens are
Age: 17-20 years on the 1st January or 1st August of
the year of examination.
Educational Qualifications: Matric or equivalent with
55% or above marks in Science and Maths. Candidates having less than 55% marks
in Matric are also eligible provided they have got 55% or above marks in any
higher board examination with Science and Maths.
(i) Height: 157 cms (minimum) for 18 years of age
(ii) Weight: Proportionate to height (plus and minus 10% acceptable)
(iii) Chest: Well developed and proportioned with minimum expansion range of
(iv) Without glasses better eye 6/6 and
worse eye 6/9. Colour Perception: CP II;
(v) Good mental and physical health free from any disease/disability.
The Recruitment will be done directly by the Navy. Eligible short listed
candidates will be sent call-up letters, giving date, time and place for Written
Test and Physical Fitness Test.
Physical Fitness Test: Qualifying in this Test is mandatory for
enrolment. The standard of Physical Fitness Test is (i) One Mile (1.6 km) run to
be completed in 7 minutes. (ii) 20 sit ups. (iii) 10 push ups.
Written Test: The Written Test will have four sections:
- Section I: English
- Section II. Science
- Section III. Maths
- Section IV. GK.
The question paper will be bilingual and objective type and of 1 hour
duration. The results will be announced
on the same day.
Those who qualify will undergo Physical Fitness Test and
Medical Examination. Those who are declared medically fit would be considered
fully qualified and those who are declared temporary unfit will be required to
appear for Review Medical on the stipulated date.
Performance in Written Examination, Computer Knowledge,
Sports and NCC will be taken into consideration for the final selection. After
enrolment candidates will be sent on Railway Warrant to Chilika (Orissa) for
initial training of 24 weeks.
For Sportsmen: Outstanding
sportsmen who have participated at National/State Level will have to qualify in
the Sports trials in addition to written
exam, PFT and Medical.
Training: 24 weeks Basic Training at INS Chilka
followed by 24 weeks professional training in the allotted trade in Naval
Establishments all over the country. Branch/Trade will be allocated as per
requirement of service.
This exam is held in the month of June and December.
Application Form The application form may be used or the
format may be typed on plain paper. Candidates applying for more than one entry
are 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. Application sent through agent will not be accepted.
Candidates applying for DE (DH) entry are to clearly indicate in their
application the Branch/Trade (Electrical,
Electronics and Mechanical) they are
applying. The choice should be as per their specialisation in three year Diploma
Documents: The following documents are to be punched
and tied firmly with a strong thread to the application in the sequence below:-
(a) Two spare recent PP size photos with the candidate's name
written on the reverse (In the absence of recent photograph candidate will not
be allowed to appear in the examination).
(b) Application filled in capital letters with one recent PP
size photograph pasted at the right top corner.
(c) Attested copy of matric /equivalent certificate for
verification of date of birth.
(d) Attested copy of mark sheet of Diploma/Higher Board
examination/ Matriculation, as applicable.
(e) Attested copy of certificate indicating computer
knowledge achieved, if any.
(f) Attested copy of other certificates viz NCC/Sports/etc.
(g) Two self addressed envelopes of size 22 x 10 cms with Rs
4/- stamp affixed on each to be submitted along with the application and one
blank envelope with the stamp is to be brought at the time of examination.
Envelope: The Type of Entry and choice of examination
Centre is to be clearly written on top of the envelope containing the
Test Centers of
Post Box- 488, Goledakhana, GPO,
Directorate of Manpower Planning and Recruitment (DMPR),
Integrated Headquarters Of Ministry of Defence (Navy)
Sena Bhawan, New Delhi-110011
Tele: 91-11-23010151, 23793067
Fax: 91-11-23017881, 23010759