Indian Navy SSR AA Preparation Tips 2021

By BYJU'S Exam Prep  |   Updated on: January 2nd, 2024
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Indian Navy SSR AA 2021 Exam

Indian Navy SSR AA 2021 exam is tentatively scheduled to be held in the month of December 2021. Therefore, it is important to follow a smart strategy in order to crack the Indian Navy SSR AA 2021 exam with ease.

Nausena Bharti has released a notification for recruitment to 500 posts for SSR and 2500 posts for the AA exam. This is a brilliant opportunity for young male candidates to join the Indian Navy and serve the nation.

Thus, we have discussed below some of the key beneficial preparation tips on how to crack the Indian Navy SSR and AA 2021 exam.

About Exam

The Indian Navy SSR AA exam is conducted twice every year for the recruitment of Sailors and other administrative positions in the Indian Navy. Students who have cleared the 10+2 exam with aggregate marks above 60% with Maths, Physics, and at least one of the following subjects:- Chemistry/Biology/Computer Science; can appear in the exam.

How to Crack the Indian Navy SSR AA Exam?

To crack the Indian Navy SSR AA 2021 exam, it is important to know the detailed exam pattern and syllabus for the exam which is as follows:

Exam Pattern:

  • The question paper will be bilingual (Hindi and English).
  • The question paper will be of objective type.
  • The question paper is divided into four parts: English, Science, Mathematics, and General Awareness.
  • There will be 25 questions from each section.
  • There will be 100 questions in all of one mark each.
  • The time duration will be for one hour.
  • The candidates are required to pass in every section and in aggregate also.
  • There would also be negative marking for wrong answers. 0.25 marks would be deducted from the final score for every wrong answer given.

Topic-wise Syllabus 

The question paper would be divided into four sections:




  • Physical World and Measurement
  • Kinematics
  • Laws of Motion
  • Work
  • Energy and Power
  • Motion o System of Particles and Rigid Body/ Gravitation
  • Mechanics of Solids and Fluids
  • Heat Thermodynamics
  • Oscillations
  • Waves
  • Electrostatics
  • Current Electricity
  • Magnetic Effect of Current and magnetism
  • Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Current
  • Electromagnetic Waves
  • Optics
  • Dual Nature of Matter and Radiations
  • Atomic Nucleus/ Solid and Semi-Conductor Devices
  • Principles of Communication
  • Metals and Non-Metals
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Food, Nutrition, and Health
  • Physiology and Human Diseases
  • Computer Science.


  • Passage
  • Preposition
  • Correction of sentences
  • Change active to passive/ passive to active voice
  • Change direct to
    indirect/indirect to direct
  • Verbs/Tense/Non-Finite
  • Punctuation, Substituting phrasal verbs for expression
  • Synonyms, and Antonyms
  • Meanings of difficult words
  • Use of an adjective
  • Compound preposition
  • Determiners (use of a/an any, etc)
  • Use of pronouns.


  • Relations and Functions
  • Logarithms
  • Complex Numbers
  • Quadratics Equations
  • Sequences and Series
  • Trigonometry
  • Cartesian System of Rectangular Coordinates
  • Straight Lines Family of Straight Lines, Circles, Conic Section
  • Permutations and Combinations
  • Vectors
  • Exponential and Logarithmic Series
  • Sets and Set Theory
  • Statistics
  • Introduction to Three Dimensional Geometry
  • Probability Function
  • Limits and Continuity
  • Differentiation
  • Applications of Derivatives
  • Indefinite Integrals Binomial Theorem
  • Matrices
  • Determinants
  • Definite Integrals.

General Awareness

  • Culture and Religion
  • Geography: Soil, Rivers, Mountains, Ports, Inland Harbours
  • Freedom Movement
  • Sports :Championships/ Winners/ Terms/ Number of Players
  • Defense
  • Wars and Neighbors
  • Current Affairs
  • Important National Facts about Indian Heritage, Arts, Dance, History
  • National-Languages, Bird, Animal, Song, Flag, Monuments, Capitals & Currencies, Common Names, Full forms and Abbreviations, Discoveries, Diseases and Nutrition, Award and Authors, Eminent Personalities
  • Spatial, Numerical, Reasoning & Associative Ability
  • Sequences, Spellings Unscrambling
  • Coding and Decoding.

Strategy and Tips to Crack the Indian Navy SSR AA exam

  • The Indian Navy SSR AA syllabus is of 10+2 level. The candidates should rigorously read important topics from the +2 level.
  • The time given in the exam to solve the paper is 1 hour. Effective time management is most important to attempt all questions.
  • The preparation for The Navy SSR AA should be subject-oriented and topic-wise as the exam is divided into 4 sections.
  • All the concepts should be carefully analyzed & interpreted as questions will be objective type.
  • Practicing a lot of mock tests is a must for the given sections.
  • Candidates must keep in mind that there should not be any overlapping of the time allotted for each section.
  • The candidates should keep negative marking in mind while practicing.
  • Answers should be appropriately thought off and candidates must avoid any. It is advisable for candidates to attempt only those questions about which they are sure of.
  • The aspirants must develop an intrinsic understanding of the topics and the related terms to understand the concepts effectively.

Subjects-wise Tips for Indian Navy Sailors Exam

  • The General Knowledge and Current Affairs curriculum comprises topics from varied disciplines. The candidates must keep themselves abreast about the current affairs and important events occurring around the world related to a specific topic/industry/culture etc.
  • Candidates must implement the habit of regularly reading newspapers that are renowned for their quality of content and journalism and keeping themselves updated about the real-life events occurring around the globe related to their subject.
  • Candidates must know their knowledge about the various affairs, events, dates, facts, prominent personalities, and their biographies, wars, renowned scientific discoveries, etc. to upgrade their General Knowledge.
  • Candidates must read and watch politically significant debates and discussions. They must keep themselves aware of the significant political agendas and events that are occurring and have occurred in the past.
  • Public exams like Indian Navy MR are particularly competitive, and thus candidates need to focus on improving their General Knowledge and awareness about current affairs thoroughly.
  • Subjects like Science require conceptual understanding and regular learning. Candidates must devote some time every day to study Science since some numerous concepts and topics are not feasible to learn by heart. Thus, students must understand every topic and spare enough time for at least two revisions before attempting mock tests.
  • Regular practice is also essential in Science since few topics entail problems and numerical questions. Hence, to improve problem-solving and analytical skills, it is advisable to practice them regularly.
  • There is no other way out except religious practice to prepare for the subject of Mathematics. The subject cannot be mugged. One has to understand every topic and practice the sums every day.
  • Speed is of the essence in the Mathematics exam. Since the questions are multiple-choice types, one has to solve a particular problem in different methods to find out one of the correct options. That could be time-consuming. Thus, to enhance speed in thinking and problem solving, one needs to practice each day.

Books and Study Material for Navy SSR AA Exam

Some of the important and popular books are: 

  • Arihant,
  • SK Yadav,
  • R Gupta,
  • RPH. Besides,
  • NCERT books can also be of help.

Pros and Cons of choosing this Field


  • Central Government Job and the benefits and the perks which are rare in other fields.
  • Shortest work tenure and the benefits of a pension.
  • Dignified and respectful profession.
  • Authoritarian and democratic work environment.
  • Self-actualization and motivation of working for the country.


  • The job requires moving to a distant place away from family and all facilities.
  • The work also requires mental and physical strength.
  • The person needs to be dynamic and adaptive.
  • The ability to resist pressure and fearlessness are desirable traits.


The Navy SSR AA exam is of much relevance to the mass literate population who is passionate to work and earn dignity while working for their motherland. The posts are many and can accommodate a broad section of the population, further spreading the benefits of employment.

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