Indian Navy Recruitment 2019 for Sailors


Join Indian Navy Recruitment 2019 notifications for Sailors for Direct Entry Petty Officer, Senior Secondary Recruit (SSR) & Matric Recruit (MR) through Sports Quota Entry. The detailed eligibility and application process are given in below.

Name of the Post : Sailors

Qualification : 10th/12th

Eligibility criteria : 

Direct Entry Petty Officer: 10+2 qualified in any stream or equivalent examination.

Sports Proficiency:

  • Team Games – Should have participated at International/National/State level at junior/ senior level or represented a University in the Inter University tournament.
  • Individual Events- Should have attained a minimum of 6th position in Nationals (seniors) or 3rd position in National (juniors) or 3rd position in the Inter University meets.

Sailors (Senior Secondary Recruit (SSR)): 10+2 qualified in any stream or equivalent

Sports Proficiency: Should have participated at International/National/State level or represented a University in the Inter University tournament.

Sailors (Matric Recruit (MR)): Chef, Steward & Hygienist – 10th /equivalent qualified.

Sports Proficiency: Should have participated at International/National/State level tournament.

Eligible Sports Disciplines: Athletics, Aquatics, Basketball, Boxing, Cricket, Football, Gymnastics, Handball, Hockey, Kabaddi, Volleyball, Weightlifting, Wrestling, Squash, Best Physique, Fencing, Golf, Tennis, Kayaking & Canoeing, Rowing, Shooting, Sailing & Wind Surfing and Equestrian (Horse Polo).

Physical Standards:

  • Minimum height – 157 cms
  • Weight and Chest should be proportionate.
  • Minimum chest expansion of 5 cms
  • Relaxed as per Govt rules.

Age Limit: 

  • Sailors (Direct Entry Petty Officer): 17 to 22 years (Born between 01 Feb 1997 to 31 Jan 2002)
  • Sailors (Senior Secondary Recruit (SSR)): 17 to 21 years (Born between 01 Feb 1998 to 31 Jan 2002).
  • Sailors (Matric Recruit (MR)): 17 to 21 years (Born between 01 Apr 1998 to 31 Mar 2002).

Sailors Selection Process :

  • Deserving candidates would be called to appear for trials at designated Naval Centers.
  • The candidates qualifying trials will undergo Medical examination at INS Hamla, Mumbai.
  • The offer of enrolment will be forwarded to the selected candidates only, which will be strictly determined by requirement in particular sports disciplines and availability of vacancies.

Note : 

All interested and eligible candidates can send a duly filled application along with required documents to the following postal address on or before 26 January 2019.

Apply online

Postal Address:

7th Floor, Chankya Bhavan,
MoD (NAVY), NEW DELHI 110 021