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Indian Navy – Sailor Position, Musician


Musical Ability: Proficiency in western notation, aural aptitude, knowledge of Theory of Music and actual practical skill on any Musical Instrument.

Type of Instruments: Proficiency in playing String, Key-board, Woodwind, Brass and Percussion Instruments both of Western and Indian Origin.
Age: Between 17-21 years (ie. he should not be less than 17 or more than 21 years on the date of enrollment)
Nationality: Resident Indian, the Gorkhas, subjects of Nepal Marital Status: Unmarried male
Minimum Educational Qualification: Should have passed 10th class examination and should be able to exhibit an aptitude for music.

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.
Without Glasses – For Better Eye 6/60 and Worse Eye 6/60
With Glasses – For Better 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.
Responsibility for Conduct of Recruitment for Musicians: The Director of Music (DOM) at INS Kunjali, Mumbai-400005 will be responsible for conduct of recruitment for Musician sailors as per schedule promulgated by IHQ MOD (Navy). The preliminary screening and Medical examination would be carried out at
following Naval Recruitment Establishments (NREs) by a team nominated by DOM.
(a) INS Kunjali, Mumbai
(a) INS Netaji Subhash, Kolkata
(a) INS Venduruthy, Kochi
(a) INS Circars, Visakhapatnam
(a) INS India, New Delhi


Also read:

Indian Navy – Sailor Position, Artificer Apprentice

Indian Navy – Sailor Position, Senior Secondary Recruit – SSR

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



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