India’s one of the most prestigious sectors in which a person can build there is without a doubt Indian Navy. It is a great place to have a job if you are interested in the defence sector and are looking forward to serving your country with valour and sheer courage. Right now, the candidates who are excited for the jobs in Indian Navy have a great opportunity to appear in an examination and get a job in the Indian Navy. According to the latest notification of Indian Navy, they are holding recruitment of Sailor for Senior Secondary Recruits (SSR) and Artificer Apprentice (AA).

This Indian navy requirement notification is for all those candidates who want to join the batch course commencing in February 2019 and also, a major criterion on which the candidates will be asked to appear is that the person applying requires to be unmarried. So, to make sure that everyone can get the best out of their dream of becoming a Naval Sailor, we are going to introduce all the known information about this requirement drive and you can also join Indian Navy if you meet the eligibility criteria as we have mentioned in the article later. So, make sure to go through the article from head to toe and you will be able to get all the information that you need to advance in Indian Navy Sailor Recruitment 2019.

Indian Navy Sailor (SSR and AA) Recruitment 2019 – Overview

Name of the Recruitment Indian Navy Sailor Recruitment 2019
Article Category Recruitment Details and Application Procedure 
Exam Type Written test and Physical Test
Recruiting Body Join Indian Navy
Ministry Ministry of Defence
Reference No. N/A
Recruitment Type Sailor
Group N/A
Year 2019
Post Sailor (SSR and AA)
No. of Vacancies 2200 + 500
Job Location Across India
Application Status Available by 12th July 2019
Mode of Application Online
Official Website
JoinIndianNavy Recruitment portal


Indian Navy Sailor (SSR and AA) Recruitment 2019 – Important Dates

Following the Important dates that are announced on the web portal of Join Indian Navy:

Events Date / Period
Opening Date of Online Application 28th of June, 2019
Closing Date of Online Application 12th of July, 2019
Date of Examination To Be Announced


Indian Navy Sailor (SSR and AA) Recruitment 2019 – Vacancy

As mentioned earlier, there are a total of 8700 vacancies that have been announced till now. Although, there is no sort of diversification announced as how many seats will be reserved for the candidates that were to a variety of categories such as ST, SC, OBC, EWS, etc. As soon as any updates will be made by the Join Indian Navy recruitment body regarding the bifurcation of the total vacancies as per these categories, we will add the section in the Article. So, make sure to check out frequently for regular and up to date knowledge.

Indian Navy Sailor (SSR and AA) Recruitment 2019 – Eligibility

Following is the eligibility criteria set by the Join Indian Navy which is the recruitment body who works under the Ministry of Defence and directly report to Indian Navy. These details are for the latest Indian Navy Sailor (SSR and AA) Recruitment 2019. Any and every candidate who fulfils these requirements are eligible to apply for the examinations:

  • Educational Qualifications:

    • Any Candidate who has passed 10th standard from a recognised board of Education or Institution with passing marks are deemed to be eligible.
    • Any Candidate who has Passed 12th standard from any recognised board with minimum passing marks and above are eligible for the recruitment.
  • Age criteria:

    • All the candidates who are in the range of 18 to 24 years are eligible to appear in the examinations
    • Age relaxation on the basis of caste and category will be applied as per the notification issued by Join Indian Navy on their official recruitment portal.
  • Experience Requirement:

    • Unlike other ranks, Sailor – Senior Secondary Recruits (SSR) and Artificer Apprentice (AA), does not have any Experience requirement. Thus, candidates with or without Experience are eligible to apply for the recruitment.

Indian Navy Sailor (SSR and AA) Recruitment 2019 – Application Procedure

In order to make sure that all the applicants are able to fill the application form, the complete procedure has been instructed to be as simple as possible. This is why the registration procedure of applying for Indian Navy Sailor – SSR and AA is quite straight-forward and simple. So, here are the easy steps that you can follow to fill the online application form for Indian Navy Sailor (SSR and AA) Recruitment 2019:

Step 1: Firstly, as the application process is deemed to be only through online mode, the candidates are required to fill the application by visiting the Join Indian Navy’s online portal which you can do by clicking on this link –

Step 2: Once you are in the official portal, look for the option of “Careers & Jobs” which will be present on the blue header

Step 3: Hover over the option mentioned earlier and a banner will drop, then click on “Become a Sailor” and after that, another section will appear from where you can choose among the Artificer Apprentice (AA) and Senior Secondary Recruits (SSR) respectively.

Step 4: After choosing either one of these options, you will be welcomed by all the details that you should know regarding the qualifications, job opportunity, work environment and many other factors. Here, once the applications will begin, an option of apply now will appear, so in order to apply for the examination, all you have to do is to simply click on it.

Step 5: An Application form will appear, fill it with all the details that are asked in it and attach all the documents that are mentioned to be included. Once you are done checking all the information mentioned in the form, submit it.

So, this is how you can apply for Indian Navy Sailor (SSR and AA) Recruitment 2019

Indian Navy Sailor (SSR and AA) Recruitment 2019 – Selection Procedure

The selection procedure of Indian Navy Recruitment 2019 is diversified into two stages. These two tiers are separate and the candidates are required to clear out each one of them in the right hierarchy to gain the selection for the Indian Navy recruitment.

Phase 1: Firstly, the candidates will have to appear in the written examination. The candidates will be shortlisted according to their marks and their rank as per the cut-offs. All the applicants who would clear this phase will be moved on to the second Phase.

Phase 2: All the candidates who have cleared the above-mentioned phase will now have to appear for a Personal Interview (PI). Applicants will be given marks as per a certain set of criteria.

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