The Indian Navy has published notification for Artificer Apprentice (AA) and Senior Secondary Recruit (SSR) August 2020 batch. Indian Navy AA SSR 2020 is one of the ways of joining the defence branch for class 12th pass candidates. For AA, there are 500 vacancies, and for SSR there are 2200.
As of now the official notification has come at DAVP website, as number davp 10701-11-0023-1920. On the official website joinindiannavy.gov.in, the same shall be available this week.
Indian Navy AA SSR 2020 application form will be available from November 8, 2019 to November 18, 2019. It will be available at joinindiannavy.gov.in. The Indian Navy shall accept applications online only, and no other mode.
There will be an online examination, tentatively scheduled for February 2020. Admit cards for the same will be available one week prior to the exam date. Thirty days after the exam, Indian Navy will announce its results. Then there will be PFT and preliminary review medical exam. After that, merit list will be revealed on June 26, 2020. Course shall commence in August 2020.
Candidates born between 01 Aug 2000 and 31 Jul 2003 shall be eligible for the posts. On the topic of eligibility it is also outlined that AA candidates should have passed class 12th with 60% or more marks in aggregate with maths and physics, and at least one of the subjects chemistry, biology, computer science. SSR aspirants should have qualified 10th with maths, physics, and at least one of the subjects among chemistry, biology, computer science.
Only unmarried male candidates are eligible for this recruitment.
To apply, one will have to go to the official website of Join Indian Navy and fill the online application form. Examination fee for the recruitment is Rs 215. SC, ST candidates are exempt from fee. Candidates may also avail the services of common services centres against a fee of Rs 60.
The exam will be computer based with a total of 100 questions, each of 1 mark. It will be bilingual, with objective type questions. There will be questions on four topics namely english, science, mathematics, general knowledge. 8000 candidates will be called for physical fitness test and preliminary recruitment medical examination on the basis of result of the written exam.
Selection for artificer apprentice is on the basis of performance of candidates in the computer based test subject to qualifying physical fitness test and medical exam. Senior secondary recruits shall be selected through state wise merit lists in computer based exam, also subject to PFT and medical exams.
AA and SSR so selected through this recruitment shall be placed on a stipend of Rs 14,600 per month. After the training, they will be placed in level 3 of the defence pay matrix that is in Rs 21,700 to Rs 69,100. Plus, AA and SSR get MSP at the rate of Rs 5,200 per month plus DA. For artificer apprentice, there is also X group pay at the rate of Rs 6,200 per month. Promotion prospects exist up to master chief petty officer that is level 8.