Indian Navy Soldier's Entry Routes
Indian Navy Soldier's Entry Routes which functions under the Directorate of Manpower Planning and Recruitment located at the Integrated Headquarters of Ministry of Defence (Navy), New Delhi. Its sphere of responsibilities includes the recruitment of sailors into the Indian Navy and formulation of related policies in this regard.
The recruitment into the sailors’ cadre of the Indian Navy is carried out twice a year under following categories:
Artificer Apprentice (AA)
(a) 1st condition - Applicant should have passed Class 12th or equivalent with subjects of Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.
(b) 2nd condition - Minimum qualification marks required for applying for a particular type of entry into Indian Navy may vary and the same would be promulgated in the advertisement in Newspapers and this website on as required basis.
The applicant should be of the age between 17-20 years (ie. he should not be less than 17 or more than 20 years on the date of enrollment).
Direct Entry diploma Holders (DEDH)
Applicant should have completed a Three-Year diploma from a Government of India recognised Institute / Polytechnic, with minimum 50% marks in Mechanical or Electrical or Electronics or Telecommunications or Aeronautical or Ship Building or Instrumentation Engineering or Metallurgy or in any other subject as advertised for each batch.
Age - The applicant should be of the age between 18-22 years (ie. he should not be less than 18 or more than 22 years on the date of enrollment).
Matric Recruit (MR), Musician (MUS),Non Matric Recruit (NMR)
MRs – Steward, Cooks
NMRs – Topass
Musicians - Musicians
Age - The applicant should be of the age between 17-21 years (ie. he should not be less than 17 or more than 21 years on the date of enrolment).
NOTE:Relaxation of age – Against sports quota entry, the upper age relaxation for outstanding sportsmen, who have played at International / National / State level may be considered upto a period of 12 months.
Educational Qualification –
(a) MRs – Steward / Cooks - Applicant should have passed 10th class examination.
(b) NMRs – Topass - Applicant should have passed 6th class examination.
(c) Musicians – Applicant should have passed 10th class examination and should be able to exhibit an aptitude for music.