Indian Navy Sailor SSR/AA Entry Notification 2022 Out: Check Direct Link, Eligibility, Vacancies,Fee

By BYJU'S Exam Prep

Updated on: September 11th, 2023

Indian Navy has released the official notification for SSR/AA Entry 2022! Indian Navy invites unmarried male candidates for the recruitment as sailors for Artificer Apprentice (AA) & Senior Secondary Recruits (SSR) August 2022 batch. A small notification has been released by the Indian Navy on its official Website. You can apply in online mode starting from 29 March 2022, to 05 April, 2022. A total of 2500 vacancies are released of which 2000 were for SSR and 500 for AA.

Click Here to Download Indian Navy AA/ SSR Aug. 2022 Batch Notification PDF

Click Here to Fill the Form of Indian Navy AA/ SSR 2022 Exam

Important Dates of Indian Navy Sailor Notification 2022

Following are the important dates for Indian Navy AA & SSR 2022 exam. The online application for sailor in Indian Navy has started from 29 March 2022 and the registration process will end on 05 April 2022.



Indian Navy 2022 Online Application Start


Indian Navy 2022 Last Date to Apply

05-04- 2022

Indian Navy Admit Card Release Date

To be Updated

Number of Vacancies for Indian Navy SSR & AA Vacancies (Aug 2022 Batch)

A total of 2500 vacancies has been released by the Indian Navy for  SSR & AA Feb. 2022 Recruitment.

Post Vacancies
Artificer Apprentice (AA) 500
Senior Secondary Recruits (SSR) 2000 
Total 2500

Application Fees of Indian Navy SSR & AA(Aug 2022 Batch Recruitment)

There is no application fee for General/ OBC/ SC/ ST candidates in Indian Navy AA/SSR exam.

Category Fee
General/OBC Candidates No Application Fee
SC/ST Candidates No Application Fee

Eligibility Criteria for Indian Navy SSR & AA (Aug 2022 Batch Recruitment) 

Candidates who have passed the class 12th with with the following criteria are eligible to apply for Indian Navy SSR & AA exam. Following table contains detail information of eligibility criteria for Indian Navy AA/ SSR exam.

Criteria For AA For SSR
Date of Birth For Indian Navy SSR & AA Born Between 01 Aug 2022 to 31 Jul 2005 (Both dates inclusive) Born Between 01 Aug 2022 to 31 Jul 2005 (Both dates inclusive)
Education Cleared 10+2 examination with 60% or more marks with Maths & Physics and at least one of the following subjects:- Chemistry/Biology/Computer Science from the Boards of School recognized by MHRD (Govt. of India) Cleared 10+2 examination with Maths & Physics and at least one of the following subjects:- Chemistry/Biology/Computer Science from the Boards of School recognized by MHRD (Govt. of India)

How to Apply Online for the Indian Navy Sailor Notification 2022?

In order to apply online for the Indian Navy Sailor Recruitment exam 2022, candidates must follow the steps mentioned below:

  • First, register online at with a valid email ID and contact details.
  • Click on Current Opportunities after logging in with the registered mail ID.
  • Click on Apply Online
  • Fill in the fields of the application form as instructed, upload the requisite scanned documents and click on submit.

Indian Navy SSR & AA Aug. 2022 Selection Process

The selection process of Indian Navy SSR & AA is divided into three stages. All the details are provided here.

Stage 1: Computer-Based Test (CBT)-

  • This is the first stage of the Indian Navy SSR & AA examination, which consists of a written exam that takes place in the online mode.
  • A total of 100 objective-type questions are asked and the time duration to finish the exam will be 1 Hour.
  • The questions will be in English and Hindi languages, based on the following subjects Science, math, English & General Knowledge.
  • For each right answer, 1 mark will be given, there will be a negative marking of 0.25 marks for every wrong answer. There will be no negative marking on the unanswered questions.

Stage 2: Physical Test

The physical test will consist of many physical activities including Running, Squats,etc.

Test Details
Height 157 (Minimum)
Chest Minimum 5 cms Expansion
Run 1.6 Km in 7 Min
Squat Ups (Uthak Baithak) 20
Push-ups 10

Medical Test:

  • Medical examination will be conducted by military doctors as per standards prescribed in current regulations which are also applicable to sailors entry.
  • Minimum height 157 cms.
  • Weight & Chest should be in proportion.
  • There is a minimum chest expansion of 5 cms.
  • The candidate must be in good physical and mental health, free from any defect which will be likely to interfere with the performance of duties both ashore and afloat under peace as well as war conditions as instructed in Navy Order (Special) 01/2008.
  • Candidates who qualify for Preliminary Medical Examination will be considered only “Provisionally fit which is subject to fitness test in the final medical exam”.
  • Final Enrolment after the Medical Examination of all selected candidates will be held at INS Chilka, Odisha. Candidates who clear the Final Enrolment Medical Test will be enrolled.
  • Candidates who are found medically unfit can appeal against its findings at INHS Kalyani, Visakhapatnam within a maximum period of 21 days from the date of the test.

Note:- All Candidates are advised to get their ears cleaned for wax, & tartar removed from their teeth prior to medical examinations

Visual Standards

  • Without Glasses: Better Eye 6/6; Worse Eye 6/9
  • With Glasses: Better Eye 6/6; Worse Eye 6/6

Regarding Tattoos:

  • Permanent body tattoos are allowed only on the inner face of forearms (Note: from inside of elbow to the wrist and on the reversed side of palm/ back (dorsal) side of the hand.)
  • Permanent tattoos on any other part of the body are not permissible & candidates will be declared unfit for the recruitment.

Merit List of Indian Navy SSR & AA Sailors

Indian Navy SSR & AA sailors exam 2022 merit list will be prepared on the basis of candidates performance in written examination subject to qualifying physical fitness test (PFT).

  • Indian Navy AA Sailors–  Approximately 600 candidates will be issued call letter for enrolment medical examination at INS Chilka.
  •  Indian Navy SSR Sailors- Approximately 2500 candidates will be issued call letter for enrolment medical examination at INS Chilka.

Note- The cut off marks for issue of call letter for enrolment medical examination may vary from state to state for Indian Navy SSR entry.

Salary & Pay of Indian Navy SSR & AA Sailors

Indian Navy SSR & AA sailors have a good salary along with a good pay scale. This table shows the Indian Navy SSR & AA sailors salary, allowances, promotions, etc.

Pay and allowances during training

Rs. 14,600 per month

Pay and allowances after training

Level 3 of Defence Pay Matrix (Rs 21,700 – Rs 69,100) + MSP @ Rs. 5,200 pm + DA


Prospects up to Master Chief Petty Officer I entitled to Level 8 of Defence Pay Matrix (Rs. 47,600 – Rs. 69,100) + MSP @ Rs 5,200 pm + DA


– Sailors get the following: books, reading material, uniform, food, accommodation.
– Sailors also get group housing benefits, leave travel concession for self and dependents, medical treatment.
– They also get annual and casual leave, house rent allowance, children education.
– The post-retirement benefit of pension, gratuity, leave encashment.

Insurance cover

Rs. 50,00,000

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Important Links
Indian Navy SSR AA Syllabus 2022


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