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Organisation : Indian Navy
Post Name : Recruitment for Sailors in 2017
Reference Number : davp/10701/11/0008/1718

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Applications invited from unmarried Male Indian Citizen.
Educational Qualifications : Candidates should have passed the 10th standard (Matriculation examination).

Age: Candidates should have been born between:
01 Oct 1996 to 30 Sep 2000 (Both dates inclusive). Age Relaxable in case of Candidate with higher Musical Ability.

Musical Ability :
Selection on Merit basis only. Should have proficiency in Aural Aptitude and basic knowledge in Theory of Music including Staff Notation. Should also have actual practical skill on any instrument of Indian or foreign origin.

Type of Instruments on which Proficiency Required :
The candidates would be required to perform with expertise on one or more of the String, Keyboard, Wood-wind, Brass and Percussion Instruments with the ability to tune the instrument and play by ear.

Pay & Allowances :
(a) During the initial training period, stipend of Rs.5700/pm will be admissible and on successful completion of initial training an amount equal to the mini-mum of scale as mentioned below, less stipend already paid, shall be admiss-ible with retrospective effect.

(b) On completion of initial training, they will be placed in the Pay Band Rs.5200-20200. In addition they will be paid Grade Pay @Rs.2000/- plus MSP @ Rs. 2000/- plus DA. (being revised as per 7th CPC)

Promotion :
Promotion prospects exist up to the rank of Master Chief Petty Officer-I (equivalent to Subedar Major) with pay scale of Rs 9300-34800 plus Grade Pay @Rs.4800/- Plus MSP @Rs. 2000/- plus DA (being revised as per 7th CPC).

Opportunities for promotion to commissioned officer also exist for those who perform well and qualify the prescribed examinations/selection process and meet the eligibility criteria.

Perquisites :
(a) During the entire period of training and thereafter, sailors are given books, reading material, uniforms, food and accommodation etc. free of cost.

(b) Sailors are entitled to medical treatment and Leave Travel Concession for self and dependents, Group Housing Benefits, Insurance cover and other privileg-es. Sailors also have the privilege to avail Annual and Casual Leave as per current regulations.

Children education and house rent allowances are also admissible. Post retirement benefits include Service Canteens, pension, gratu-ity, Leave encashment and ECHS.

The application format is given at the end of this advertisement. The selection procedure is as follows:
(a) Application will be received only through ORDINARY POST. Application received through speed post/ registered post or couriers will be rejected.
(b) All original certificates and mark sheets are to be produced at the time of screening.
(c) Preliminary selection, PFT and Medical Examination, may take 3-4 days.

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(d) All select list candidates will have to undergo a Final Enrolment Medical Examination at INHS Ashvini. Candidates found “unfit” during this medical ex-amination will not be enrolled for training. No “appeal” is permitted for review after the final enrolment Medical at INHS Asvini.

(e) The candidates who qualify in all respects will be short listed for Final screening depending upon the vacancies. Candidates selected in the Final Screening will be send to INS Chilka for training.

(f) The candidate’s selection pertaining to a particular batch is valid for that batch only. Qualified candidates whose names do not appear in the final select list cannot claim admission in the next batch. These candidates will have to un-dergo the selection procedure afresh provided that they meet the eligibility cri-teria for the fresh batch.

(g) No enquiry will be entertained regarding recruitment / enrolment after a period of six months.

(h) All candidates selected in preliminary screening will be forwarded Police Verification form and the candidates will be required to submit the same to INS Chilka after getting their antecedents verified on this form from the concerned district police authorities.

Candidates without the verified police verifica-tion reports will not be eligible for enrolment. The format for the police veri-fication form can also be downloaded from the internet site immediately after the declaration of select list, to ensure timely verification.

Selection of recruits is based on the order of merit on their performance in Musical Screening Test, Physical Fitness Test (PFT) and fitness in the Medical Examinations.

Application Form :
The application is to be submitted on A4 size paper only as per the given format. Only one application form is to be forwarded.

Candidates who send more than one application for the same entry or apply for more than one examination centre will be disqualified. Application sent through agents will not be accepted. Forms can also be downloaded from Internet:

Documents The following documents are to be forwarded:
(a) Envelope The type of entry, choice of centre and percentage of marks in 10th is to be clearly written on top of the envelope containing the application. Envelopes should be of brown colour.
Example: MR Musician- MUMBAI – 68.7 %.

(b) List of Documents The documents mentioned in the application form are to be punched and tied firmly with a strong thread to the application.

(c) Photographs Candidates are required to submit one additional recent coloured passport size photograph along with the application with their name and signature on the reverse of the photograph.

THE BACKGROUND OF THE PHOTOGRAPH SHOULD BE BLUE. Application received without photographs or not in the specified format will be rejected. Computer generated/ digital photographs will not be accepted.

(d) Examination Centres. Mumbai, Kolkata, Delhi, Kochi, Visakhapatnam.

Note :
Candidates are to choose only one centre for recruitment in accordance with the address given in the application, e.g. a candidate who is a resident of Maharashtra can only choose Mumbai as centre.

Navy will not be responsible for any postal delay/loss of any documents during transit. For further details contact on 011 23010218.

* Navy reserves the right to shortlist applications and to fix cut off percentage without assigning any reason. No communication shall be entertained on this account.
* Application is to be addressed to:
The Commanding Officer, (for Director of Music)
INS Kunjali, Colaba, Mumbai – 400 005

Last date of receipt of application – 19 May 2017.
For candidates of North East, J&K, Andaman & Nicobar, Lakshdweep & Minicoy Islands – 29 May 2017

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