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THE INDIAN NAVY RECRUITMENT OF SAILORS


THE INDIAN NAVY RECRUITMENT OF SAILORS
The Indian Navy is the naval branch of the Indian Armed Forces. The President of India is the Supreme Commander of the Indian Navy. The Chief of Naval Staff, a four-star admiral, commands the navy. The Indian Navy traces its origins back to the East India Company's Marine which was founded in 1612 to protect British merchant shipping in the region. In 1793, the East India Company established its rule over eastern part of the Indian subcontinent i.e. Bengal, but it was not until 1830 that the colonial navy was titled as His Majesty's Indian Navy. When India became a republic in 1950, the Royal Indian Navy as it had been named since 1934 was renamed to Indian Navy. The primary objective of the navy is to safeguard the nation's maritime borders, and in conjunction with other Armed Forces of the union, act to deter or defeat any threats or aggression against the territory, people or maritime interests of India, both in war and peace. Through joint exercises, goodwill visits and humanitarian missions, including disaster relief, Indian Navy promotes bilateral relations between nations. As of July 2017, Indian Navy has 67,228 personnel in service and has a fleet of 137 warships and 235 aircraft.[4][5][6] As of March 2018, the operational fleet consists of one aircraft carrier, one amphibious transport dock, eight landing ship tanks, eleven destroyers, thirteen frigates, one nuclear-powered attack submarine, one ballistic missile submarine, fourteen conventionally-powered attack submarines, twenty-two corvettes, one mine countermeasure vessel, four fleet tankers and various other auxiliary vessels.

Job Descriptions

Post Name Remuneration Number of posts Essential Qualification age limit
sailors (₹ 21,700- ₹69,100). 400 Candidate must have passed Matriculation Examination from the Boards of School Education recognised by MHRD, Govt. of India.23
SELECTION CRITERIA
Selection of recruits is based on State wise merit of their performance in Computer-based Examination, subject to qualifying Physical Fitness Test (PFT) and fitness in Medical Examinations. 10. Computer-based Examination. (a) The question paper will be computer-based with a total of 50 questions, each carrying 01 mark. (b) The question paper will be bilingual (Hindi & English) and objective type (multiple-choice). (c) The question paper will comprise of two sections i.e. Science & Mathematics and General Knowledge. (d) The standard of the question paper will be that of class 10th syllabus & sample papers for the examination are available on website www.joinindiannavy.gov.in. (e) Duration of examination will be 30 minutes. (f) The candidates are required to pass in all sections and in aggregate. The Navy reserves the right to determine the pass marks in each Section and in aggregate. (g) Penalty for Wrong Answer. Candidates should note that there will be penalty (Negative Marking) for wrong answers marked by a candidate in the question paper. There are four alternatives for the answer to every question. For each question for which a wrong answer has been given by the candidate, one fourth (0.25) of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted as penalty. 11. Physical Fitness Test (PFT). (a) Qualifying in Physical Fitness Test (PFT) 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. Advisory:- Proficiency in sports, swimming and extra-curricular activities is desirable.



Start Date :1-7-2019

End date :1-8-2019

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