Indian Navy Sports Quota 2021

Indian Navy Sports Quota 2021- Eligibility, Salary, Age Limit, Complete Details

Indian Navy Sports Quota : Indian Navy every year invites applications from eligible sportsmen for the various sailor posts under MR/SSR/Direct Petty Officer. In this special blog dedicated to such defence aspirants who have excelled in Sports and want to join Indian Navy, we shall provide all the necessary details required ranging from eligibility criteria to salary structure. Do read it fully till the end.

Indian Navy Sports Quota 2021 Recruitment Highlights

NotificationIndian Navy Sailor Recruitment 2021: Apply Offline for SSR, MR and Direct Posts through Sports Quota
Last Date Of ApplicationMar 7, 2021
CityNew Delhi
TypeNon-Officer (Sports Quota)
OrganizationIndian Navy
Education Qualification10+2 qualified in any stream or Equivalent
FunctionalOther Functional Area



Sports Discipline

Eligible sportsmen who have participated at International / Junior or Senior National Championship / Senior State
Championship/ All India Inter-University Championship in Athletics, Aquatics, Basket-ball, Boxing, Cricket, Football, Gymnastics, Handball, Kabaddi, Volleyball, Weightlifting, Wrestling, Squash, Fencing, Golf, Tennis, Kayaking
& Canoeing, Rowing, Shooting, Sailing & Wind Surfing.

Indian Navy Sports Quota 2021 Eligibility Criteria 

The eligibility criteria for MR/SSR/Direct Petty Officer under Sports Quota Entry is as follows: –

(a) Direct Entry Petty Officer:-

Educational Qualifications- 10+2 qualified in any stream or Equivalent

Sports Proficiency –

Team Games- Should have participated at International
/National/State level at junior /senior level or represented a University in the
Inter-University tournament.

Individual Events –Should have attained a minimum of 6th position in
Nationals (seniors) or 3rd position in National (juniors) or 3rd position in the
Inter-University meets.

Age Limit – 17 to 22 years as on date of commencement of course. Candidates
should have been born between 01 Feb 1999 to 31 Jan 2004 (Both dates

(b) Senior Secondary Recruit (SSR)

Educational Qualifications – 10+2 qualified in any stream or equivalent

Sports Proficiency – Should have participated at International/National/State
level or represented a University in the Inter-University tournament.

Age Limit- 17 to 21 years as on date of commencement of course. Candidates
should have been born between 01 Feb 2000 to 31 Jan 2004 (Both dates

(c) Matric Recruits (MR)

Educational Qualification – 10th /equivalent qualified.

Sports Proficiency –Should have participated at International/National/State
level tournament.

Age Limit- 17 to 21 years as on date of commencement of course. Candidates
should have been born between 01 Apr 2000 to 31 Mar 2004 (Both dates

Note- Candidates selected will be enrolled as Logistics (Chef) or Logistics
(Stewards) and Hygienist

Selection Procedure 

Deserving candidates are called to appear for trials at designated Naval Centers. The candidates qualifying trials
undergo a medical examination at INS Hamla, Mumbai. The offer of enrolment is forwarded to the selected candidates only, which will be strictly determined by the requirement in particular sports disciplines and availability of vacancies. Request for change of venue of selection trials is not entertained. Incomplete applications will not be accepted.

Indian Navy Sports Quota 2021 Salary Structure

Pay & Allowances – During the initial training period, a stipend of
Rs. 14,600/- per month will be admissible.

On successful completion of initial training, they will be placed in Level 3 of the Defence Pay Matrix (₹ 21,700-
₹43,100). In addition, they will be paid MSP @ ₹ 5200/- per month plus DA
(as applicable).

Insurance cover- Insurance cover (on contribution) of Rs. 50 lakhs for all sailors is applicable.

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Medical Standards

(a) Medical examination will be conducted by authorised military doctors
as per medical standard prescribed in current regulations applicable to
sailors on entry.

(b) Minimum height 157 cms. Weight and Chest should be proportionate.
Minimum Chest expansion of 5 cms.

(c) Good mental, medical and physical health free from any disease/
disability, likely to interfere with the efficient performance of duties.
Colour perception: CP II.

(d) No Cardiovascular disease, surgical deformities like knock knee, flat
feet etc. Infection of ears, no history of fits or psychiatric ailment, varicose
vein, corrective surgery for eyesight etc.

(e) Medical standard should be as per the detailed guidelines issued by
IHQ MoD (Navy) in NO (Spl) 01/2008.

(f) Candidates are advised to get their ears cleaned for wax and tartar
removed from teeth prior to examination.

Visual Standards 




Note- Applicants declared permanent medically unfit by any Armed Forces Hospital in previous recruitment for the same entry in Navy are advised not to apply.,


The initial training for the course will be conducted at INS Chilka followed by Professional training in the allotted trade in various Naval Training Establishments. Branch / Trade will be allocated as per the requirement of Service.

How To Apply ? 

The eligible candidates need top submit their applications in the prescribed format along with necessary documents to “The Secretary, Indian Navy Sports Control Board, 7th Floor, Chankya Bhavan, Integrated Headquarters, Mod (Navy), New Delhi 110021″ before or on the concerned date for that year.

Only one application form is to be forwarded. Candidates who send more than one application for the same entry
will be disqualified. Forms can also be downloaded from


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