Indian Navy Recruitment 2018 for Apprenticeship Training

Indian Navy Apprenticeship Training 2018 at Naval Dockyard Apprentices School, Visakhapatnam


Applications are invited from ITI qualified INDIAN National candidates for Apprenticeship Training in the following designated trades for a period of One Year/Two Years at the Naval Dockyard Apprentices School, Visakhapatnam, [DAS (Vzg.)] for the Training Years 2018-19/20 batches in accordance with Apprentices Act 1961


One Year Training (2018 – 19 Batch)
Electrician: 23 Posts
Electroplater: 06 Posts
Electronics Mechanic: 25 Posts
Fitter: 20 Posts
Instrument Mechanic: 10 Posts
Machinist: 25 Posts
Mechanic Machine Tool Maintenance: 06 Posts
Painter (General): 15 Posts
Pattern Maker: 03 Posts
R & A/C Mechanic: 17 Posts
Welder (Gas & Electric): 25 Posts
Carpenter: 30 Posts
Foundry man: 06 Posts
Forger & Heat Treater (FHT): 03 Posts
Mechanic (Diesel): 20 Posts
Sheet Metal Worker: 25 Posts


Two Years Training (2018 – 20 Batch)
Pipe Fitter: 15 Posts


Eligibility Criteria

SSC/Matric/Standard X with minimum of 50% (aggregate) and ITI (NCVT)in relevant trades with minimum 65% (aggregate)


Age Criteria
The age criterion for various categories as on 01 Apr 2018 are as follows:

Candidates Born between (both dates are inclusive)


For General-01st April 1997 to 01st April 2004

For SC / ST- 01st April 1992 to 01st April 2004

For Son/Daughter of Naval Civilian/Defense Employee: Additional age relaxation of two years subjected to approval of IHQ / MoD (Navy)

To avail additional two years age relaxation for son / daughter of Naval Civilian / Defence Employee, the name of the candidate has to be forwarded to IHQ (MoD) (Navy), New Delhi through respective HQs/ CCPO for approval
Candidates approved by IHQ (MoD) (Navy) only will be allowed for the written exam


Physical Standards
Height minimum – 137 cm, Weight minimum – 25.4 Kg., other standards as per Apprentices Act 1961



SC/ST/OBC Category: Vacancies for SC/ST/OBC candidates are reserved in accordance with Section 3A and 3B of Apprentice Act 1961 read in conjunction with Rule 5 of Apprenticeship Rules 2015(Latest certificate should be issued by competent authority as per format enumerated in Govt. orders from time to time)

Physically Handicapped: Vacancies for PHC candidates are reserved in accordance with Apprentices Act 1961 read in conjunction with Apprenticeship Rules 2015. Latest certificate issued by medical board by any Govt. Hospital to be submitted at the time of interview

Children of Armed Forces Personnel/Ex-serviceman:  Vacancies for children of armed forces and ex-servicemen are reserved in accordance with Apprentices Act 1961


As applicable as per latest Govt. Gazette notification


Selection Process
A call letter for written examination will be issued to all candidates fulfilling the eligibility criteria. Candidates in the order of merit of written examination would be called for interview/skill test in various reservation categories and trades

Interview is based on the technical skills and skill test is based on practical knowledge of the Candidates in respective trade. Candidates finally selected in interview/ skill test will have to undergo medical exam


Exam Pattern
Written examination would be objective type based on Mathematics, General Science and General Knowledge



A candidate is required to register online his candidature at web portal under NAPS
Candidate is required to download his “Apprentice Profile” from the web portal and forward the same Apprentice Profile, two original hall tickets and all relevant documents along with check-off list placed at Part-III of Annexure-I indicating status of enclosed documents are required to be forwarded to “The Officer-in-Charge (for Apprenticeship), Naval Dockyard Apprentices School, VM Naval Base S.O., P.O., Visakhapatnam-530014, Andhra Pradesh” by Post


Important Dates

Closing date for receipt of online application form: 05th December 2017

Last date for submission of hard copy of the online application: 12th December 2017

Date of written examination for all trades: 31st January 2018

Declaration of written exam results at DAS (Vzg) – 01st February 2018

Date of Interview/skill test: 02nd – 06th February 2018

Date of Medical Exam: 03rd to 10th February 2018

For more information visit the website:


NDAS, Visakhapatnam

Naval Dockyard Apprentices School – VM Naval Base S.O., P.O.,Visakhapatnam-530014, Andhra Pradesh,


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