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Indian Navy AA and SSR Recruitment Notification 2021 eligibility criteria, syllabus, exam pattern, study plan, vacancies, salary, and more


On their official website, the National Testing Agency, NTA, has released the notification for the review officer (RO) & assistant review officer (ARO) on 17 August 2021. The court released a total of 396 vacancies. The 46 vacancies are for the Samiksha Adhikari & 150 vacancies are for Sahayak Samiksha Adhikari. It is an excellent opportunity for law graduates.

Indian Navy AA and SSR exam 2021 - At a glance

EventIndian Navy AA & SSR recruitment
Conducting bodyIndian Navy
FrequencyTwice a year
Application ModeOnline
Selection ProcessWritten test followed by Physical Fitness tests
Date of Written Examinationto be announced
Exam Duration1 hour
Examination ModeOnline
Latest updateIndian Navy AA & SSR recruits - August 2021 batch merit list released.
Official website

Important dates

Indian Navy notification release dateto be announced
Indian Navy Apply Online Start dateto be announced
Last date of online registrationto be announced
Release of Admit Cardto be announced
Indian Navy AA & SSR Exam Dateto be announced
Indian Navy Result 2021to be announced

Eligibility Criteria for Indian Navy AA and SSR exam 2021


Passionate young Indian Citizens can apply. The recruitment for AA & SSR in the Indian Navy is open only for unmarried male candidates.

Educational Qualification

AACandidate must have passed Class 12 of the 10+2 pattern of School Education or equivalent examination conducted by Board of School Education with minimum 60% in aggregate. The candidate must have Math & Physics and - Chemistry/Biology/Computer Science as compulsory subjects in Class 12.
SSRCandidate must have passed Class 12 of the 10+2 pattern of School Education or equivalent examination conducted by Board of School Education. The candidate must have Math & Physics and - Chemistry/Biology/Computer Science as compulsory subjects in Class 12.


  • Minimum Age: 17 years
  • Maximum Age: 20 years

Physical Standards

The specific physical standard requirements will be given in detail in the official notification. The trainee needs to be in good health as the training demands a lot of physical exertion.

Application fee

All Candidates₹ 60

How to Apply for Indian Navy AA and SSR exam 2021

  1. Register yourself as a new user on the official website
  2. Fill in all the details and provide an active email id and phone number. By default, the provided email id will be your username. Set a password for your profile.
  3. Log into your profile by entering the correct credentials.
  4. After successful login, you can view your dashboard on screen. Continue with your registration.

Indian Navy AA and SSR exam 2021 Admit Card

The Admit Card for the written examination will be available for download after the submission of the application. All Candidates are instructed to download and take a printout of their Admit cards.

Vacancy and Reserve List

The Indian Navy is yet to release the official notification for AA & SSR recruits for the next batch. Details about the vacancy will be announced with the report.

Selection Process

The Selection process involves:

  1. Written Test
  2. Physical Fitness Test

Indian Navy AA and SSR Examination Pattern

Written Test

SectionNumber of questionsMaximum marks
General Awareness2525

Physical Fitness Test

1.6 km runto be completed in 7 minutes

Candidates who clear the first two rounds of selection will be enrolled for medical examination at INS Chilka. The official notification will give the details of the medical standards required for eligibility.

Indian Navy AA and SSR exam 2021 Syllabus

Sl. NoScienceMathematicsEnglishGeneral Awareness
1Physical World and Measurement, Kinematics, Laws of Motion, Work, Energy and Power, Motion of System of Particles and Rigid Body/ GravitationRelations and Functions, Logarithms, Complex Numbers, Quadratics Equations, Sequences and Series, TrigonometryPassage, Preposition, Correction of sentences, Change active to passive/ passive to active voiceCulture and Religion, Geography : Soil, Rivers, Mountains, Ports, Inland Harbors, Freedom Movement
2Mechanics of Solids and Fluids, Heat Thermodynamics, Oscillations, Waves, Electrostatics, Current ElectricityCartesian System of Rectangular Coordinates, Straight Lines Family of Straight Lines, CirclesChange direct to indirect/indirect to direct, Verbs/Tense/Non Finites, PunctuationSports : Championships/ Winners/ Terms/ No of Players, Defence, Wars and Neighbors, current Affairs
3Magnetic Effect of Current and magnetism, Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Current, Electromagnetic WavesConic Section, Permutations and Combinations, Vectors, Exponential and Logarithmic Series, Sets and Set Theory, StatisticsSubstituting phrasal verbs for expression, Synonyms and Antonyms, Meanings of difficult wordsImportant National Facts about India Heritage, Arts, Dance, History, National-Languages, Bird, Animal, Song, Flag, Monuments, Capitals & Currencies
4Optics, Dual Nature of Matter and Radiations, Atomic Nucleus/ Solid and Semi-Conductor Devices, Principles of CommunicationIntroduction to Three Dimensional Geometry, Probability Function, Limits and Continuity, Differentiation, Applications of DerivativesUse of adjective, Compound preposition, Determiners (use of a, the, any etc.), Use of pronounsCommon Names, Full forms and Abbreviations, Discoveries, Diseases and Nutrition, Award and Authors, Eminent Personalities
5Metals and Non Metals, Organic Chemistry, Food, Nutrition and Health, Physiology and Human Diseases, Computer ScienceIndefinite Integrals Binomial Theorem, Matrices, Determinants, Definite IntegralsSpatial, Numerical, Reasoning & Associative Ability, Sequences, Spellings Unscrambling, Coding and Decoding

Indian Navy AA and SSR exam 2021 Result

The merit list for AA & SSR recruitment will be drawn based on the written test subject to physical efficiency tests. Depending on the number of vacancies available, top candidates will be called in for Medical Examination at INS Chilka before the commencement of training.

Indian Navy AA and SSR exam 2021 Cut-off

The state wise cut-off marks for Indian Navy SSR August 2020 batch is given here:

State/UTCut-off Marks
Jammu & Kashmir35.75
Himachal Pradesh37.75
West Bengal34
Uttar Pradesh45.50
Madhya Pradesh30.75

Training and Job description

The Basic Training period for AA is 09 weeks and 22 weeks for SSR at INS Chilka, followed by Professional training in the allotted trade in various Naval Training Establishments.

Job profile of AA

The job description of an Artificer Apprentice in the Indian Naval Services are working on steam-powered machinery, diesel and gas turbines, guided missiles and other automatically controlled weapons, sensors, avionic equipment, computers and highly advanced radio and electrical power systems.

Job profile of SSR

A sailor's job description in the Indian Naval Services includes operations of various equipment such as radars, sonars or communications or firing of weapons such as missiles, guns or rockets.


During training, candidates will be given a stipend of ₹ 14,000 per month. After completing training, they will be placed in Level 3 of the Defence Pay Matrix (₹ 21,700- ₹ 69,100). After the initial assignment, the Indian Navy Sailors are susceptible to career growth based on years of experience and selection.

Exam Analysis

The difficulty level of the Science and Mathematics section will be Moderate, and the General Knowledge test will be easy to moderate.

Preparation tips for Indian Navy AA and SSR exam 2021

  • Previous years question papers - links to last year's examination papers are given in the article. Solve these papers to get an idea of the pattern and type of questions.
  • For Science and Mathematics, solve all NCERT exercises and exemplar questions. Make a habit of solving at least 50 questions of mathematics every day.
  • For general awareness, make a habit of reading newspapers every day. The Hindu and Indian Express are recommended. Make a note of important events as you go.

Question papers

Recommended Books for Indian Navy AA and SSR exam 2021

Science and Mathematics

Book nameAuthor/Publication
Mathematics Textbook of Class 11 and Class 12NCERT
Mathematics for NDA and NAR.S Aggarwal/ S Chand publication
Physics Textbook for classes 11 and 12, Exemplary Problems in PhysicsNCERT
Chemistry Textbook for classes 11 and 12, Exemplary Problems in ChemistryNCERT
Science Textbooks for classes 9 and 10NCERT


Book nameAuthor/Publication
Objective General EnglishSP Bakshi
High School English Grammar and CompositionWren & Martin
Word Power Made EasyNorman & Lewis

General Knowledge

SubjectBook nameAuthor/Publication
HistoryHistory textbooks for classes 11 and 12NCERT
GeographyGeography textbooks for classes 11 and 12NCERT
Current eventsCompetition success review, Manorama YearbookNCERT
ReasoningA New Approach to Reasoning Verbal and Non-VerbalArihant Publication

Study Plan for Indian Navy AA and SSR exam 2021

Syllabus: Covering all the topics in the syllabus is very important. The mathematics and science syllabus includes almost all the topics prescribed by NCERT for CBSE classes 11 and 12.

Making notes: make notes as you proceed through the list. These notes should be crisp and to the point. Include mindmaps and flowcharts wherever appropriate. Use these notes for revision.

General Studies: Questions in this section are from various topics like the history of India, geography, politics, current affairs etc. NCERT class 11 and 12 textbooks come in handy while studying for this paper. Reading Newspapers will strengthen your current affairs knowledge. Make a note of important events, and you read. Monthly magazines and yearbooks contain all the information under one title. Get a subscription for competition success review or Manorama yearbook.

Carefully read the instructions given in the notification. Make proper arrangements for internet connectivity and a working device to fill out the application form without hassle. Go through previous years papers to stay familiar with the syllabus and exam pattern to stay on top and move closer to your dream of joining the prestigious Academy.