The Indian Navy-Navy SSR Notification



Online applications are invited from unmarried male candidates (who fulfill eligibility conditions as laid down by the Government of India) for enrollment as sailors for Senior Secondary Recruits (SSR) – Aug 2018 Batch.

  1. Educational Qualification-Qualified in 10+2 examination with Maths & Physics and atleast one of these subjects:-Chemistry/Biology/Computer science from an Educational board recognized by Central/ State government.
  2. Age-Candidates should have been born between 01 Aug 19 97 to 31 Jul 2001 (Both dates inclusive).


  1. Pay & Allowances-During the initial training period, a stipend of Rs. 14,600/- per month will be admissible. On successful completion of initial training, they will be placed in Level 3 of the Defence Pay Matrix (21,700- 69,100). In addition, they will be paid MSP @ 5200/- per month plus DA (as applicable).
  2. Promotion- Promotion prospects exist up to the rank of Master Chief Petty Officer-I, i.e. Level 8 of the Defence Pay Matrix (47,600- 1,51,100) plus MSP @ 5200/- per month plus DA (as applicable). Opportunities for promotion to commissioned officer also exist for those who perform well and qualify the prescribed examinations.
  3. 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,  Leave  Travel  Concessions  for  self  and  dependents,  Group Housing Benefits and other privileges. Sailors are also entitled to Annual and Casual Leave, Children Education and House Rent Allowances. Post-retirement benefits include pension, gratuity and Leave encashment. All perquisites are extended as per service conditions and their eligibility/admissibility is regulatedas per government orders in force and amended from time to time.

  1. Insurance Cover- Insurance cover (on contribution) of Rs 37.50 lakhs for all sailors is applicable.


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

  1. Written Test-
  • The question paper will be bilingual (Hindi & English) and objective type.
  • The question paper  will  comprise  of  four  sections  e.  English, Science, Mathematics  and  General Knowledge.
  • The question paper will be of 10+2 standard    and the syllabus for the examination is available on website
  • Duration of examination will be one hour.
  • The candidates are required to pass in all sections and in aggregate. 
  1. Physical Fitness Test (PFT)-
  • PFT will consist of 1.6 Km run to be completed in 7minutes, 20 squat ups (UthakBaithak) and 10 Push-ups. Candidates undergoing PFT will do so at their own risk
  1. Medical Standards
  • Medical examination will be conducted by authorised military doctors as per medical standardsprescribed in current regulations applicable to sailors on entry.
  • Minimum height  157    Weight  and  Chest  should  be  proportionate.  Minimum  chest  expansion  of 5 cms.
  • The candidate  must  be  in  good  physical  and  mental  health,  free  from  any  defect  likely  to  interfere  withthe efficient performance of duties both ashore and afloat under peace as well as war conditions as per Navy Order (Special) 01/2008. Extract of the Navy Order can be accessed from the official recruitment website.
  • Initial Medical Examination for recruitment will be considered only “Provisionally fit subject to fitness in the final medical examination”. Final Medical Examination of all selected candidates will be done at INS Chilka. Candidates, who are NOT found medically fit in the final medical examination at INS Chilka, will NOTbe enrolled for training. No “Appeal” is permitted for review after the final enrolment medical examination at INS Chilka.

Note:-  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 are advised not to apply.

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


The  applications  are  to  be  filled  online  on  website  and  all  required  documents  in original are to be scanned and uploaded. The selection procedure is as follows:-

  • The ‘Online’ applications along with the required certificates will be sorted out State-wise. The qualifying cut off percentage of  a  particular  state  may  be  increased  if  more  number  of  applications  with  higher  percentage  are received.
  • Call up  Letters  cum  Admit  Card  for  eligible  short  listed  candidates  indicating  date,  time  and place for recruitment tests, which are scheduled during  Mar/ Apr  2018,  would be  required to be downloaded from the official website The Call up Letters cum Admit Card will be tentatively uploaded on website by End  Jan    No separate Call up Lettercum Admit Card will be issued. Candidates can be allotted any centre view administrative reasons.
  • All original certificates, mark sheets, Domicile certificate and NCC certificate (if held) are to be produced at the  time  of    If the  details  provided  in  ‘online  application’  are  not matching with original documents, the candidature will be cancelled.
  • Results of  the  examination  will  be  announced  on  the  same  day  and  those  who  qualify examination  will undergo PFT  and Recruitment Medical Examination (Preliminary), which may take 1-2 days.
  • Candidates declared Temporary Medically Unfit in the recruitment medicals can avail specialist review from the specified Military Hospital within a maximum period of 21 days. No further review/appeal is permissible if declared unfit in the specialist review.
  • Candidates declared  Permanent  Medically  unfit  in  the  recruitment  medical  can  appeal  forspecialist opinion in a Military  Hospital on payment of Rs 40/-  by Military Receivable Order (MRO) on  Government  Treasury  within  21    Medical fitness  certificate  other  than  that  of  the specialist  opinion  in  a  Military  Hospital  will  not  be  considered.  No  further  review/appeal  is permissible.
  • A merit list will be prepared from all the candidates who qualify in all respects depending upon vacancies. This select list will be available on website on 21 Jun 2018.
  • All candidates, whose names appear in the Select list and have been declared provisionally medically fit in the Preliminary Recruitment Medical, would be required to report at INS Chilka. The selection of a candidate will stand cancelled and he will have no claim for enrolment in the Indian Navy in case the candidate fails to report on the date and time mentioned in call letter for final medical examination for enrolment. However, enrolment will be subject to Fitness in Enrolment Medical at INS Chilka.
  • The candidate’s selection pertaining to a particular batch is valid for that batch only. Qualified candidates whose names do not appear in the merit  list  cannot  claim admission  for  the next batch. These candidates will have to undergo the selection procedure afresh provided they meet the eligibility criteria for the fresh batch.
  • Call letter for Final Medical examination will be forwarded only to medically qualified candidates in the select list. Unsuccessful candidates will not be intimated separately.
  • All select listed candidates reporting at INS Chilka for final medicals and enrolment, are to produce the self -attested certificates submitted at the time of submitting the online application, along with the original certificates. If the details provided during online application stage are not matching with the original certificates, the candidature will be cancelled.
  • All select  listed  candidates  will  also  be  forwarded  Police  Verification  form  alongwith  the Call  letter  for  final  medical     The candidates will be required to submit the  same to  INS Chilka aftergetting their antecedents verified on this form from the concerned district police authorities.  Candidates without the verified police verification reports/reports with adverse comments will not be eligible for enrolment.    The format  for the police verification form can also be  downloaded  from  the  website  immediately  after  the  declaration of select list, to ensure timely verification.(m)  No  enquiry  will  be  entertained  regarding  recruitment  /  enrolment  after  a  period  of six months.


  • For this entry, the candidates can apply ONLINE ONLY on website from 27 Nov 17 to 10 Dec 17. The procedure is as follows:-(a)   Before filling online application, keep matric certificate & 10+2 Mark sheet ready for reference.
  • Register yourself on with your E-mail Id, if not registered already.
  • The E-mail Id will be used for all future communication.
  • ‘Log–in’ with the registered E-mail Id and Click on “Current Opportunities”.
  • Click on “Apply” (√) button.
  • Fill up  the  Form   Before clicking the  ‘Submit’  button  make  sure  all  the  details are correct and all required documents are scanned in original and uploaded.
  • Online applications will be further scrutinised for eligibility and may be rejected if found not eligible in any respect.

Last date to apply online is 10th December 2017,   13th December 2017

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: The Sailor NCO [SSR] & NCO [AA]-08/2018 entries are being extended till PM 13 DEC 17 in view of more than expected response.


Navy SSR is one of the examination which requires true hard work towards the right direction. As we have seen in the above that the selection procedure of the NAVY SSR Exam is comprises of written exam/physical fitness test and medical examination. Written part and the PFT is the most important think which must be looked after and prepared properly. Al though the paper will be of 10+2 level but the time is very limited in which maximum numbers questions are expected from the candidates, So a candidate is supposed to be very quick while solving the questions.

Navy SSR


Major Kalshi Classes is the only defence training institute of the India which provide 100 % authentic guidance which is reflected by the results of previous exam, in which MKC has given more than 150 selection in Navy-SSR/AA Exam.

Written Exam– the number of questions asked is 100 from Maths, English, Science and GK and the time limit is only 60 minutes. So it is very important for the candidates to have clear cut idea about the question and they must respond accordingly within seconds. MKC has designed syllabus which is strictly based on the NAVY-SSR syllabus and the entire syllabus is divided into a proper teaching plan which is implemented in time bound manner.

Students get the chance to appear in monthly unit test and Mock test which helps them to analyze their preparation and to work on it within the time.

Physical Fitness Test-

Physical Fitness Test

MKC conducts physical training regularly by the physical trainers who works on the physical fitness of the students and make sure that they develop themselves up to the standards of PFT in a time bound manner. Entire physical training is based on the standards of PFT for the good results.

Medical Examination-

ENT Camp

MKC organize medical camps regularly in which team of Doctors visit regularly and carry out check-ups of all the students and also advise them how to keep themselves medically fit and mentally sound.


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