Indian Navy – Sailor Position, Matric Recruit And Non Matric Recruit (MR & NMR)

Matric Recruit And Non Matric Recruit – MR & NMR

The following branches form part of the under mentioned Entries:-
(a) MRs – Steward, Cooks
(b) NMRs – Topass
Age: Between 17-21 years (ie. he should not be less than 17 or more than 21 years on the date of enrolment).

NOTE: Relaxation of age Against sports quota entry, the upper age relaxation for outstanding sportsmen, who have played at International / National / State level may be considered up to a period of 12 months.

Nationality: Resident Indian, the Gorkhas, subjects of Nepal
Marital Status: Unmarried male
Minimum Educational Qualification:
(a) MR Steward/ Cook. Applicant should have passed 10th class examination.
(b) NMRs Topass. Applicant should have passed 6th class examination.

Physical Criteria:

Height – 157 cms and above
Weight – Proportionate body weight depending on age and height
Chest – Proportionate chest measurement with at least 05 cms expansion

Physical Fitness test:

1.6 KM run to be completed in 7 minutes
20 squats (Utthak Baithak)
10 Push-ups

Medical Criteria:

Candidate should possess good mental and physical health. Should be free from any disease/disability and have no cardio-vascular disease, surgical deformities like Knock-knees, Flat-foot. Candidates should not have a history of fits or psychiatric ailments, vericose-vein etc. He should not have any type of infection in the ears.
Candidates are advised to get their ears cleaned for wax and tartar removed from teeth before appearing for the written test followed by the PFT and medical examination.

Candidate should possess color perception standard of CPII and Eye visual standards should meet the following prescribed standards for both the conditions that is with glasses and without glasses.
MR: Without Glasses – For Better Eye 6/36 and Worse Eye 6/36
With Glasses – For Better Eye 6/9 and Worse Eye 6/12
NMR: Without Glasses – For Better Eye 6/60 and Worse Eye 6/60
With Glasses – Batter Eye 6/9 and Worse Eye 6/24

NOTE: Candidates declared permanently medically unfit by any Armed Forces Hospitals in previous recruitment for the same entry in Navy need not apply.

Training: Training for a MR & NMR would generally consist of 15 weeks of Basic Training at INS Chilka followed by professional training at the allotted trade in Naval establishments across the country.
Initial Engagement: On successful completion of training the initial period of engagement for a MR/NMR is 15 years. However, this is extensible the personnel reaches 57 years based on the rank attained and the performance.

Also read:

Indian Navy – Sailor Position, Artificer Apprentice

Indian Navy – Sailor Position, Senior Secondary Recruit – SSR

Indian Navy – Sailor Position, Musician



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