Indian Navy Recruitment Exams 2019 - Complete Details on INET 2019, Sailor MR, and Sailor AA & SSR Exam

Indian Navy Recruitment Exams

For candidates interested in joining the Indian Navy, there are different prospects. The Indian Navy offers various entry schemes and entrance examinations for recruitment. Candidates can join the Navy as Permanent or Short Service Commissioned Officer, Sailors, or Civilians. The article here will discuss the details of all the Indian Navy Recruitment exams, eligibility requirements for each, selection procedure, and other related information.

Aspirants can join the Indian Navy at the following levels:

  • Officers through INET exam
  • Sailors
  • Civilians

For joining the Indian Navy as an Officer

To join the Indian Navy as Officer (Permanent/ Short Service Commission) candidates have various options. These are:

  • INET Exam
  • UPSC NDA & NA exam
  • Direct entry for undergraduate and graduate candidates
  • University Scheme

 Here we will be discussing only the first option i.e. INET exam.

Recruitment notifications are released from time-to-time for Sailor and Civilian posts. Candidates must keep a check.

The recruitment process for each category is discussed below.

Indian Navy Recruitment Latest Updates: Online application process for different exams have closed recently. The INET exam 2019, Sailor MR exam, and Sailor AA & SSR exam are scheduled to be conducted in August/ September 2019. The Sailor AA & SSR exam will be held on 19th September and the exam dates for others are yet to be announced.

Indian Navy Recruitment Exams 2019 Important Dates

Indian Navy Sailor Recruitment 2019 (for February 2020 Batch)

Exam Events

Important Dates

Application Process begins

28th June 2019

Last date of application submission

10th July 2019

Sailor AA and SSR exam

19th September 2019


Indian Navy Sailor Recruitment 2019 (for April 2020 Batch)

Exam Events

Important Dates

Application Process begins

26th July 2019

Last date of application submission

1st August 2019

Sailor MR exam

September 2019


Indian Navy Entrance Test (INET) 2019

Exam Events

Important Dates

Application Process begins

18th May 2019

Last date of application submission

29th May 2019

Exam Date

August 2019


October 2019

Indian Navy Recruitment Exams 2019 Pattern & Syllabus

The exam pattern for all the exam is different. Let’s have a quick on the exam pattern of all the exams under the Indian Navy Recruitment process:

For INET Exam

  • INET entrance test - 100 Multiple Choice Questions from Reasoning, Numerical Ability, English, General Science, and General Knowledge.
  • SSB Interview
  • Medical Test

For Sailor Exam

  • Computer Based Test - 100 objective type questions of 1 mark each from English, Mathematics, Science, and General Knowledge topics.
  • Physical Fitness Test
  • Medical Examination

For Civilian Exam

Civilian posts in the Indian Navy comprises of Multi Tasking Staff, Fireman, Pest Control Worker, Gardner, Barber, Medical Attendant, Dispatch Rider, etc. The selection for different posts is done differently. For some posts, candidates are selected on the basis of their education qualification while for others, a written exam is required. Skill tests, trade tests, physical endurance tests are also part of the selection procedure. A medical test is mandatory for all the posts.


Indian Navy Recruitment Exams Syllabus -

The syllabus for all the exam is available online at the official website. Candidates must check the respective exam section for the detailed syllabus. Generally, the question papers comprise of questions on English language, Numerical Ability, Reasoning, and General Knowledge.

Indian Navy Recruitment Exams 2019 Eligibility

The eligibility requirements for all the levels are different. Candidates must check the eligibility criteria in the respective official notifications. Some of the major requirements are mentioned here:

For Officers - BE/ B.Tech with Physics and Mathematics in class 12th. The discipline of the degree will vary as per the posts.

For Sailors - 10+2 level of education with Mathematics and Physics as compulsory subjects from a recognised board.

For Civilian - As per the trade.

Moreover, the Indian Navy also provides the facility to check the eligibility. Candidates need to fill-in some details and if he/she is eligible, the list of exams will appear. Here is the detailed process for checking the eligibility:

  • Click this link - Eligibility Criteria.
  • Now, select your date of birth, gender, and highest qualification. In case some more fields appear on the basis of your highest qualification, fill them.
  • Once you have provided all the details, click on ‘Check my Eligibility Now’ button.

The exams for which you are eligible will appear on the screen.

Indian Navy Recruitment Exams 2019 Application Process

For all the posts under the Indian Navy Recruitment, the application process is online. Candidates are required to submit the application forms only through the official website. The application forms must be submitted within the specified time for the respective exam. Here is a general application process for all the exams.

  • Visit the official website -
  • Click on the ‘Apply Online’ button on the home-page.
  • You will be redirected to the registration page. New candidates need to create an account. Click on the ‘Register’ button.

Indian Navy Recruitment Registration

  • The registration can be done with or without Aadhaar card. Proceed with your preferred option.
  • Complete the further registration process as per the option you have selected.
  • Once the registration process is complete, you will receive a registration ID.
  • Visit the registration window again and login using your credentials.
  • Complete the application form.
  • Filling up the application form requires completing the details, uploading documents, and fee payment.
  • Make sure all the details in the application form are correct and true.
  • You can take a print of the completed application form/ confirmation page.

Application Fee

The application fee also varies from exam to exam. The application fee for Sailor AA and SSR and the INET exam is ₹ 205. The fee has to be paid through the online mode using internet banking, Debit Card/ Credit Card. Candidates belonging to SC/ ST category are exempted from application fee payment.

Other Details

Indian Navy Recruitment Vacancies 2019

Indian Navy Sailor Recruitment 2019 (for April 2020 Batch) -

Posts/ Branch

Number of Vacancies

Sailor Matric Recruit (course commencing from April 2020)


Sailor (Artificer Apprentice) for February 2020 course


Sailor (Senior Secondary Recruit) for February 2020 course


INET Exam 2019

Executive Branch


Technical Branch


Education Branch


Indian Navy Recruitment - Admit Card 2019

The admit cards for the Indian Navy exams are uploaded at the official website. Generally, the admit cards are made available two or three weeks prior to the exam. Candidates can download their admit cards using their login credentials. Admit cards are not sent through post to any candidate under any circumstances. Candidates must keep a check at the official website for the admit card.

Indian Navy Recruitment Result 2019

The result for the Indian Navy recruitment exams is released within one month of the exam date. The result can be checked through the official website. After the written examination the result is declared and those who make it to the list of qualified candidates are called for the interview round. The final result is announced after considering candidates’ performance in various phases of the exam.


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