Indian Navy Dockyard Apprentices Exam
Introduction to Indian Navy Dockyard Apprentices :
Indian Navy Dockyard Apprentices Examination is carried out by the Navy for unmarried Indian male citizens.
It is generally held twice a year for courses commencing in August / September and February / March respectively. Indian Navy Dockyard Apprentices examination is generally held twice a year in the months of June and December.
The initial basic training is given at Naval Dockyard School, Mumbai. This is followed by further training at various Naval Establishments all over the country.
Selected sailors are also sent abroad for training in specific disciplines. Prior to release from service sailors are also given pre-release courses to enable them to settle down in civil life.
Sailors in the Navy are liable to serve anywhere in India, on board ships and Submarines or abroad as ordered by the concerned authorities.
Eligibility for Dockyard Apprentices Examination
Age : 14 to 19 years of age. Relaxable by 5 years for SC/ST candidates.
Educational Qualification for Dockyard Apprentices : Matric or equivalent, preferably with Science (8th pass for Welders, Riggers and Shipwright-wood only).
Dockyard Apprentices Physical Standards :
Weight : 45 kg (Minimum).
Height : 150 cms (Minimum) and well developed Chest, with minimum expansion of 5 cms.
Eye Sight : 6/6 to 6/9 (6/9 correctable with glasses).