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Company Name:  Indian Navy 

Application Number : davp/10701/11/0007/1617

Applications invited from unmarried Male Indian Citizen.

  1. Educational Qualifications : Candidates should have passed the 10th standard (Matriculation examination).

2. Age: Candidates should have been born between: 01 Oct 1995 to 30 Sep 1999 (Both dates inclusive). Age Relaxable in case of Candidate with higher Musical Ability.

3. Musical Ability : Selection on Merit basis only. Should have proficiency in Western notation, aural aptitude and basic knowledge in theory of Music. Should also have actual practical skill on any Western classical or Wind/Percussion Instrument.

4. Type of Instruments on which Proficiency Required.
String, Key-board Woodwind, Brass and Percussion Instruments both of Western and Indian Origin.

5. Pay & Allowances :
(a) During the initial training period, stipend of Rs.5700/pm will be admissible and on successful completion of initial training an amount equal to the minimum of scale as mentioned below, less stipend already paid, shall be admissible with retrospective effect.

(b) On completion of initial training, they will be placed in the Pay Band Rs.5200- 20200. In addition they will be paid Grade Pay @Rs.2000/- plus MSP @ Rs. 2000/- plus DA.

6. Promotion :
Promotion prospects exist up to the rank of Master Chief Petty Officer-I (equivalent to Subedar Major) with pay scale of Rs 9300-34800 plus Grade Pay @Rs.4800/- Plus MSP @Rs. 2000/- plus DA. Opportunities for promotion to commissioned officer also exist for those who perform well and qualify the prescribed examinations/selection process and meet the eligibility criteria.

7. Perquisites :
(a) During the entire period of training and thereafter, sailors are given books, reading material, uniforms, food and accommodation etc. free of cost.

(b) Sailors are entitled to medical treatment and Leave Travel Concession for self and dependents, Group Housing Benefits, Insurance cover and other privileges. Sailors also have the privilege to avail Annual and Casual Leave as per current regulations. Children education and house rent allowances are also admissible. Post retirement benefits include Service Canteens, pension, gratuity, Leave encashment and ECHS.

8 The application format is given at the end of this advertisement. The selection procedure is as follows: (a) Application will be received only through ORDINARY POST. Application received through speed post/ registered post or couriers will be rejected.

(b) All original certificates and mark sheets are to be produced at the time of screening.

(c) Preliminary selection, PFT and Medical Examination, may take 3-4 days.

(d) All select list candidates will have to undergo a Final Enrolment Medical Examination at INHS Ashvini. Candidates found “unfit” during this medical examination will not be enrolled for training. No “appeal” is permitted for review after the final enrolment Medical at INHS Asvini.

(e) The candidates who qualify in all respects will be short listed for Final screening depending upon the vacancies. Candidates selected in the Final Screening will be send to INS Chilka for training.

(f) The candidate’s selection pertaining to a particular batch is valid for that batch only. Qualified candidates whose names do not appear in the final select list cannot claim admission in the next batch. These candidates will have to undergo the selection procedure afresh provided that they meet the eligibility criteria for the fresh batch.

(g) No enquiry will be entertained regarding recruitment / enrolment after a period of six months.

(h) All candidates selected in preliminary screening will be forwarded Police Verification form and the candidates will be required to submit the same to INS Chilka after getting their antecedents verified on this form from the concerned district police authorities. Candidates without the verified police verification reports will not be eligible for enrolment. The format for the police verification form can also be downloaded from the internet site www.joinindiannavy.gov.in immediately after the declaration of select list, to ensure timely verification.


Selection of recruits is based on the order of merit on their performance in Musical Screening Test, Physical Fitness Test (PFT) and fitness in the Medical Examinations.

9. Screening Test 
(a) Eligible short listed candidates will be sent call-up letters, giving date, time and place for preliminary screening to select suitable candidates based on their musical aptitude, potential and aural ability. The screening is likely to be held from 11 to 15 July 2016.

(b) Those who qualify the preliminary screening will be required to undergo a medical examination. Medically fit candidates will proceed to INS Kunjali, Colaba, Mumbai for final screening and selection on All India Basis scheduled from 05 to 09 September 2016.

(c) Candidates selected during final screening at INS Kunjali will undergo Final Enrolment Medicals at INHS Asvini. (d) After final selection, selected candidates will be enrolled and sent to INS Chilka (Odisha) for initial training.

10. Physical Fitness Test (PFT)

(a) Qualifying in Physical Fitness Test is mandatory for selection.

(b) PFT will consist of 1.6 Km run to be completed in 7 minutes, 20 squat ups (Uthak Baithak) and 10 Push-ups. Candidates undergoing PFT will do so at their own risk.

11. Medical Standards

(a) Medical examination will be conducted by authorised military doctors as per medical standard prescribed in current regulations applicable to sailors on entry.

 (b) Minimum height 157 cms. Weight and Chest should be proportionate. Minimum Chest expansion of 5 cms.

(c) The candidates must be in good physical and medical health free from any defect likely to interfere with the efficient performance of duties both ashore and afloat under peace as well as war conditions in any part of the world as per Navy Order (Spl) 01/2008.

(d) Permanent body tattoos are only permitted on inner face of forearms i.e from inside of elbow to the wrist and back (dorsal) part of hand/reverse side of palm. Permanent body tattoos on any other part of the body is not acceptable and candidate will be banned from recruitment.

(e) Candidates are advised to get their ears cleaned for wax and tartar removed from teeth prior to examination.

Note :- Applicants declared Permanent medically unfit by any Armed forces Hospital in previous recruitment for the same entry in Navy need not apply.


13. Training 
The training for the course will commence in October 2016, with 15 weeks Basic Training at INS Chilka in Orissa. Thereafter the trainees are sent to Mumbai for 26 weeks specialised training. 

14. Discharge as Unsuitable Sailors are liable to be discharged as UNSUITABLE due to unsatisfactory performance at any time during the training. 

15. Initial Engagement
The initial engagement is subjected to successful completion of training. The initial engagement is for 15 years.


16. Application Form. The application is to be submitted on A4 size paper only as per the given format. Only one application form is to be forwarded. Candidates who send more than one application for the same entry or apply for more than one examination centre will be disqualified. Application sent through agents will not be accepted. Forms can also be downloaded from Internet: www.joinindiannavy.gov.in Documents

The following documents are to be forwarded:-

(a) Envelope The type of entry, choice of centre and percentage of marks in 10th is to be clearly written on top of the envelope containing the application. Envelopes should be of brown colour. Example: MR Musician- MUMBAI – 68.7 %.

 (b) List of Documents The documents mentioned in the application form are to be punched and tied firmly with a strong thread to the application.

(c) Photographs
Candidates are required to submit one additional recent coloured passport size photograph along with the application with their name and signature on the reverse of the photograph. THE BACKGROUND OF THE PHOTOGRAPH SHOULD BE BLUE. Application received without photographs or not in the specified format will be rejected. Computer generated/ digital photographs will not be accepted.

(d) Examination Centres.
Mumbai, Kolkata, Delhi, Kochi, Visakhapatnam. Note. Candidates are to choose only one centre for recruitment in accordance with the address given in the application, e.g. a candidate who is a resident of Maharashtra can only choose Mumbai as centre. Navy will not be responsible for any postal delay/loss of any documents during transit.

For further details contact on 022 - 22151959, 022 - 22143622


Navy reserves the right to shortlist applications and to fix cut off percentage without assigning any reason. No communication shall be entertained on this account.

* Application is to be addressed to: -
The Commanding Officer, 
(for Director of Music) INS Kunjali, 
Mumbai - 400 005.

Last date of receipt of application : 20 May 2016. 
For candidates of North East, J&K, Andaman & Nicobar, Lakshdweep & Minicoy Islands - 
31 May 2016.

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