Indian Navy Artificer Apprentice Exam
The Indian Navy is a high technology service, which operates and maintains highly sophisticated ships, submarines and aircraft.
The propulsion machinery, weapons, sensors and equipment are on board. These weapon platforms are operated and maintained by sailors, who are given training at various intervals during their service.
In Indian Navy there are four types of recruitment process for the entry of sailors – Artificer Apprentice exam, Artificer [DE (DH)] exam, MER (Matric Entry Recruit) and NMER (Non-Matric Entry Recruit).
The Indian Navy Artificer 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.
Eligibility for Artificer Apprentices Exam
Nationality : Indian, Gorkha subjects of Nepal are also eligible for recruitment.
Age : 15 to 18 years as on the mentioned date in the year of examination. 18 to 22 years for Direct Entry Artificer.
Educational Qualification : Matriculation or equivalent with Science and Maths with 65% marks or 60% or more aggregate marks in 10+ 2 or equivalent examination with Science and Maths.
Educational Qualification for Direct Entry Artificer :
3 years Diploma with minimum 50% marks in Mechanical / Electrical / Electronics. Instrumentation Engineering/Telecommunication, Aeronautical / Ship Building and Architecture from a Govt recognised Polytechnic / Institute.
Physical Standards :
Minimum Height :
157 cms (relaxable up to 152 cms) with correlated weight and proportionate chest with minimum expansion of 5 cms. Good mental and physical health, free from any disease / disability. No Cardiovascular, surgical deformities or infection of ears. No history of fits or psychiatric ailment.
Eye Sight : Without glasses 6/12 (6/24 for Diploma Holders) and with glasses one eye 6/9 and other 6/12. Colour Perception : CP II.