Defence Recruitment

Sailor in Indian Navy

sailor in indian navy recruitment

Indian Navy Sailors

On successful completion of training sailor is recruited for a initial period of 15 years. However, service period is extendable with maximum limit being till the attainment of 57 yrs of age, which depends on the rank attained and satisfactory performance by the sailor in the Indian Navy.

Eligibility Criteria for Sailor in Indian Navy:

Educational Qualification: Applicant should 12th(Intermediate) passed with Science stream with compulsory subjects Physics and Maths.

Age: The candidate should not be less than 17 or more than 21 years on the date of enrolment).

Nationality: Citizens of India are eligible. The Gorkhas, subjects of Nepal, are also eligible for applying for SSR recruitment.

Marital Eligibility : Only unmarried males are eligible.

Physical Criteria: Minimum height required is 157 cm and proportionate body weight with minimum chest expansion of 5 cms. Candidate must be physically fit, for this purpose a physical fitness will be taken. The Physical Fitness Test consist 1.6 km run which is to be completed in 07 minutes, 20 Squats and 10 Push ups.

Medical Criteria : A candidate must have good mental and physical health and free from all diseases and good eye sight.


24 weeks basic training at INS Chilka followed by 24 weeks professional training in the allotted trade in Naval Establishments all over the country.

How to Apply:

Candidate can apply online through Indian Navy website.

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