(Exam Info) Indian Navy Sailors Matric Examination

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Indian Navy Sailors Matric Examination

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.

Eligibility Criteria:

Marital Status: Unmarried Indian Male citizens are eligible.

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.

Physical Standards:

(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 5cms

(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.

Test Pattern:

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.

Tentative Dates:

This exam is held in the month of June and December.

Application Forms:

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 Course.

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 application.

Test Centres:

Test Centers of Indian Navy 
1. Agartala 21. Jammu
2. Ahmedabad 22. Jorhat
3. Aizawl 23. Kavaratti (Lakshadweep)
4. Allahabad 24. Kohima
5. Bangalore 25. Lucknow
6. Bareilly 26. Madurai
7. Bhopal 27. Mumbai
8. Kolkata 28. Nagpur
9. Chennai 29. Panaji
10. Chandigarh 30. Patna
11. Cochin 31. Port Blair
12. Cuttack 32. Raipur
13. Delhi 33. Sambalpur
14. Dharwar 34. Shillong
15. Dispur (Guwahati) 35. Shimla
16. Gangtok 36. Srinagar
17. Hyderabad 37. Tirupati
18. Imphal 38. Trivandrum
19. Itanagar 39. Udaipur
20. Jaipur 40. Vishakhapatnam

Contact Details:

Post Box- 488, Goledakhana, GPO,
New Delhi-110001


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
Website: http://www.nausena-bharti.nic.in 

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