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Indian Navy Sailor Recruitment 2024

Indian Navy has invited applications from Unmarried Male and Female Candidates for enrollment in the Indian Navy as Sailors under the Sports Quota for 2/2024 Batch. Recruited candidates will be hired on the Petty Officer and Chief Petty Officer posts.

Indian Navy Sailor Recruitment 2024 Overview

Outstanding sportsperson who has participated on International/Junior or Senior National Championships who are aged between 17.5 yrs to 25 years of age can send their application.

Indian Navy Recruitment 2024
Organisation Indian Navy
Vacancies Various
Post Name Sailor Entry
Age Limit 17.5 to 25 Years
Pay Level Level 5
Minimum Qualification Qualified 10+2
Selection Procedure Offline

Important Dates for Indian Navy Recruitment 2024

These are the important date a candidate should keep in mind while applying for the post of sailor in Indian Navy recruitment 2024.

Category Last Date of Receipt of Application
General Candidates 20 Jul 2024
Candidates from North East, J & K, Ladakh 25 Jul 2024
Candidates from Andaman & Nicobar, Lakshadweep, Minicoy Island 25 Jul 2024

Minimum Educational Qualification

The Candidates should have qualified 10+2 standard in any stream or equivalent examination.

Age Limit

The Candidates aged between 17.5  to 25 Years old are eligible to apply for the Indian Navy Sailors entry.

Eligibility Criteria

There are two posts on which Candidate will be appointed as  a Sailor. The Petty Officer and Chief Petty Officer. Let’s discuss the Eligibility Criteria for each post.

Rank/Entry Educational Qualification Sports Proficiency Requirements
Direct Entry Petty Officer 10+2 qualified in any stream or equivalent
  • Medalist at Junior/Senior level by representing State in National competitions OR represented country at International level (Individual event)
  • Represented State or country in National or International competitions (Team event)
  • Medalist in Khelo India Games & Youth Games or above
  • Certificates from respective sports authorities (Federations) should accompany recommendations for final selections
Direct Entry Chief Petty Officer 10+2 qualified in any stream or equivalent
  • Winner of any medal in World Championship or Asian Championship
  • Winner of any medal in Asian Games
  • Winner of any medal in Commonwealth Games (CWG) or World Cup
  • Represented India twice in Asian Games, Commonwealth Games, or World Cup
  • Represented India in Olympics

Sports Disciplines

Outstanding sportsperson who have participated at International/ Junior or Senior Level Championship in following disciplines are eligible to apply.

Sports Disciplines Male Candidates Female Candidates
Athletics Yes Yes
Aquatics (Swimming) Yes Yes
Basketball Yes
Boxing Yes Yes
Cricket Yes
Equestrian Yes
Football Yes
Fencing Yes Yes
Artistic Gymnastics Yes Yes
Handball Yes
Hockey Yes
Kabaddi Yes
Volleyball Yes
Weightlifting Yes Yes
Wrestling Yes Yes
Squash Yes
Golf Yes
Tennis Yes
Kayaking & Canoeing Yes Yes
Rowing Yes Yes
Shooting Yes Yes (Top 50 athletes in Olympic events based on latest national ranking)
Sailing Yes (Medalists in ILCA7, ILCA6, 49er, 49er (FX) at International/Senior Nationals) Yes (Medalists in ILCA7, ILCA6, 49er, 49er (FX) at International/Senior Nationals)

For Shooting, eligibility is based on being among the top 50 athletes in Olympic events according to the latest national ranking.

For Sailing, eligibility requires being a medalist in ILCA7, ILCA6, 49er, or 49er (FX) classes at International or Senior Nationals level.

Selection Criteria

The Candidate will have to go through proper selection process. The Application form will be submitted online. Here we are discussing the selection process, Medical standards and height standards.

Trials and Selection Process

  • Deserving candidates will be invited to appear for trials at designated Naval Centers.
  • Candidates who qualify the trials will undergo medical examination at INS Hamla, Mumbai.
  • Enrolment offers will be extended only to selected candidates based on the requirement in specific sports disciplines and availability of vacancies.
  • Requests for changing the venue of selection trials will not be entertained.
  • Incomplete applications will not be accepted.

Medical Standards

Medical examination will be conducted by authorized military doctors according to the current regulations applicable for entry. Candidates must meet the prescribed medical standards for entry.

Minimum Height Standards

  • Minimum height requirement is 157 cm for males.
  • Minimum height requirement is 152 cm for females.

Application Process

Applications must be submitted through ORDINARY POST only. Applications received via speed post, registered post, or couriers will be rejected.

Short-listing Criteria:

Short-listing of candidates will be based on higher sports achievements.

Call-up Letters:

Eligible shortlisted candidates will receive call-up letters by post. The letter will specify the date, time, and venue for the selection trial.

Documents Required:

All original certificates and mark sheets must be presented during the selection trial.

Medical Examination:

  • Candidates declared Temporary Unfit can seek a specialist review at a specified Military Hospital within 21 days.
  • Candidates declared Permanent Unfit can appeal for a specialist opinion at a Military Hospital within 21 days, with a payment of ₹40/- via Military Receivable Order (MRO).
  • Medical fitness certificates from sources other than the designated Military Hospital specialist opinion will not be considered.
  • No further review or appeal is permitted after this period.

How to Apply?

  • The Application is to be submitted on A4 Size paper. The Candidates are allowed to make only one entry. Candidates forwarding the application form more than one time will be rejected.
  • The type of Entry and Sports Discipline is to be written on the top of Envelope
  • Candidates must submit one additional recent colored passport-size photograph. The photograph should have the candidate’s name and signature on the reverse side and the background of the photograph must be blue.

Attesting Officer’s Details:

The name, office address, and seal of the attesting officer should be clear and legible on the application.

Applications should be sent to:– The Secretary Indian Navy Sports Control Board, 7th Floor, Chankya Bhavan, Naval Headquarters, Ministry of Defence, New Delhi – 110021.

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