Indian Navy Musician Sailor
The interested aspirants should have completed at least class 10.
Should be proficient in western notation, aural aptitude and basic knowledge in theory of Music.
Should also have actual practical skill on any western classical or wind/percussion Instrument.
Type of instruments- String, Key-board, Woodwind, Brass and Percussion Instruments both of Western and Indian origin.
Aspirants would be selected based on performance in musical screening test, physical fitness test (PFT) and medical examination.
Class 10/SSC/intermediate exam
The age criteria are clearly mentioned in the advertisement/notice every year. Candidates with higher musical ability are given a relaxation in upper age limit.
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.
(d) All select list candidates will have to undergo a Final Enrolment Medical Examination at INHS Ashvini. Candidates found “unfit” during this medical examination will not be enrolled for training. No “appeal” is permitted for review after the final enrollment 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 sent 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 for the next batch. These candidates will have to undergo the selection procedure afresh provided that they meet the eligibility criteria for the fresh batch.
(g) No inquiry will be entertained regarding recruitment/enrollment after a period of 6 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 verification reports will not be eligible for enrollment.