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The notification for the posts of Sailor for Senior Secondary Recruit (SSR) and Artificer Apprentice (AA) has been released by the Indian Navy. There are a total of 500 vacancies for AA and 2200 for SSR. The AA SSR application process has also been completed. Go through this article to find out all the details regarding the Indian Navy exam date, eligibility criteria, application process, admit card, exam centre, selection process, result, cut off and merit list for AA SSR recruitment 2020
Indian Navy AA SSR Important Dates 2020
Interested candidates can take a look at the Indian Navy exam date for AA SSR recruitment and other dates below:
Indian Navy AA SSR Registration Beginning
8th November 2019
Indian Navy AA SSR Registration Last Date
18th November 2019
Indian Navy AA SSR Course Beginning
Indian Navy AA SSR Eligibility Criteria 2020
The Indian Navy AA SSR eligibility criteria are mentioned below:
- The candidate needs to be an unmarried male and the age should be between 17-20 years and should be born between February 1, 2000-January 31, 2003.
- Candidates applying for the post of AA should have cleared 10+2 exam with 60% aggregate or more having subjects such as Physics, Maths, Biology/Computer Science/Chemistry.
- Those applying for the post of SSR should have cleared 10+2 with subjects such as Physics, Maths and Biology/Computer Science/Chemistry.
Indian Navy AA SSR Vacancy Details 2020
The vacancy details for AA SSR recruitment are given below:
Indian Navy AA SSR Selection Process 2020
The selection process for the Indian Navy 2020 includes three stages and the details for the stages have been elaborated below
Computer-Based Examination (CBT)
The first step is the written exam which takes place in the online mode. The questions asked in the exam will be objective type. 100 questions will be asked and the time duration to finish the exam will be 1 hour. The question paper will be available in English and Hindi, and the exam will be based on these subjects- Science, Math, English, and General Knowledge. Each question has 1 mark, there is negative marking of 0.25 marks for every wrong answer. If the question is unanswered, then no marks will be cut.
After clearing the CBT, candidates need to take part in the physical fitness test. For PFT, candidates need to perform the activities given below
- 20 squats
- 10 push-ups
- 1.6 km run to be completed in 7 minutes
Candidates also need to be proficient in swimming, extra-curricular activities and sports
Preliminary Medical Exam
Candidates who clear PFT will appear for the medical exam to be conducted by the authorised military doctors. As per this exam, candidates will be evaluated basis the parameters given below:
- Minimum height should be 157 cms
- Minimum chest expansion should be 5 cms
- Weight and chest should be in proportion
Those who will be deemed medically unfit in this round can get a specialist review from the specified military hospital within 21 days. No review/appeal will be required if the candidate has been declared unfit by the specialist. Those candidates who have been declared permanent medically unfit in this round can appeal for specialist opinion in a military hospital by paying Rs. 40 by military receivable order (MRO) at government treasury within a span of 21 days. After passing the preliminary medical exam, candidates will be deemed ‘provisionally fit subject to fitness in the final medical exam’
Final Enrollment Medical
After clearing all the 3 steps given above, candidates will be asked to appear for the final enrollment medical on the basis of the merit list. They will have to report at INS Chilka as per the date and time specified for their batch. Before appearing for the final enrollment medical, they need to ensure that they are in good physical and mental health, free from any ailment or condition that can hinder their performance both ashore and afloat under war conditions or peace as per Navy order. Candidates also need to ensure that their ears are also cleaned for wax and there are no signs of tartar in their teeth before appearing for the medical exam.
Note: Once the final medical exam has been conducted, candidates will be asked to show police verification form and other associated forms along with the call letter for final enrollment medical exam at INS Chilka.
Indian Navy AA SSR Medical Standards 2020
Candidates also need to follow the medical standards given below for Indian Navy AA SSR recruitment 2020:
As per the visual standard, better eye without glasses should be 6/6 and worse eye without glasses should be 6/9. Better eye with glasses should be 6/6 and worse eye with glasses should be 6/6
Permanent body tattoos are only allowed on the inner area of the forearms-from inside of the elbow to the wrist and the reversed side of palm/back of the hand Tattoos on any other body part are not allowed and the candidate won’t be considered for recruitment. The training will take place in February 2020. For AA, the training duration will be 9 weeks and for SSR, it will be 22 weeks. The candidate needs to go for the basic training first to INS Chilka and then must attend professional training in the allotted trade in various naval training establishment.
Indian Navy AA SSR Result 2020
The result of the Indian Navy exam 2020 will be out 30 days after the exam. Candidates who qualify will be called for the PFT and medical exam. Those who clear both will be taken into consideration while preparing the merit list. If two or more than two candidates get the same marks in CBT then the one who has a high percentage in 10+2 will be considered. The percentage will be calculated taking into account the best of five subjects including Physics and Maths.
Indian Navy AA SSR Cut-Off and Merit List 2020
The qualifying cut off marks for Indian Navy exam to appear for PFT and Preliminary Medical varies from state to state for SSR. The candidate will need to clear the cut off for the written exam in order to qualify.
Indian Navy AA SSR Pay and Allowance 2020
Given below is the table for Indian Navy AA SSR pay and allowance 2020 which candidates will get:
Stipend during initial training
Stipend after training is complete
Military Service Pay (MSP)
RS. 5,200 per month+Dear Allowance (DA)
X group pay only for AA
Rs.6,200 per month+DA
Rs. 47,600+ Rs.1,51,100+MSP of Rs.5,200 per month+DA
Sailors will get medical treatment, group housing, leave travel concessions for self and dependents, annual and casual leave, group housing, house rent allowance, children education, post-retirement benefits which include gratuity, pension and leave encashment. Candidates need to serve 20 years 15 years for SSR and 20 years for AA.
Indian Navy AA SSR Application Process 2020
The Indian Navy AA SSR application process 2020 has already been completed. However, the application process for the Indian Navy exam remains the same every year. To apply for the Indian Navy AA SSR recruitment, candidates need to follow the steps given below:
- Visit the official website of Indian Navy
- Register with the mobile number and email id
- Login with the registered email
- Click on ‘Current Opportunities’
- Click on ‘Apply’
- Fill in all the details and then upload the scanned copy of the documents asked for and a photograph (with blue background)
- Click on ‘Final Submit'
The application fee for Indian Navy AA SSR application process is Rs. 205 and the fee has to be paid online through net banking or credit/debit card/UPI. SC candidates don’t have to pay the application fee. The fee is non-refundable. IN case, money has been deducted after paying the application fee and admit card hasn’t been generated, the fee will be refunded to the candidates. This process can take up to 7 working days.
Documents Required for Indian Navy AA SSR 2020
The list of documents which the candidates upload also have to be brought in for verification on the day of the medical exam at INS Chilka. The documents are as follows:
- Mark sheets
- Original certificates
- NCC certificate
- Domicile certificate