Defence Forces- Naval Dockyard Apprentice Recruitment 2022– Naval Dockyard invites Online applications for recruitment of 275 Apprentice Posts. Apply before 02 January 2023.

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Name of the Post & No of Vacancies:

Naval Dockyard Invites Applications for the Following Posts

SI No Apprenticeship Designated Trades No. of Posts
1. Electronics Mechanic 36
2. Fitter 33
3. Sheet Metal Worker 33
4. Carpenter 27
5. Mechanic (Diesel) 23
6. Pipe Fitter 23
7. Electrician 21
8. R & A/C Mechanic 15
9. Welder (Gas & Electric) 15
10. Machinist 12
11. Painter (General) 12
12. Instrument Mechanic 10
13. Mechanic Machine Tool Maintenance 10
14. Foundryman 05
Total 275

Educational Qualification:

Electronics Mechanic – ITI Trade in Electronics Mechanic & Mechanic (Radio & T.V.)
Fitter – ITI Trade in Fitter
Sheet Metal Worker – ITI Trade in Sheet Metal Worker
Carpenter – ITI Trade in Carpenter
Mechanic (Diesel) – ITI Trade in Mechanic (Diesel)
Pipe Fitter – ITI Trade in Plumber
Electrician – ITI Trade in Electrician
R & A/C Mechanic – ITI Trade in R & A/C Mechanic
Welder (Gas & Electric) – ITI Trade in Welder (Gas & Electric)
Machinist – ITI Trade in Machinist
Painter (General) – ITI Trade in Painter (General)
Instrument Mechanic – ITI Trade in Instrument Mechanic
Mechanic Machine Tool Maintenance – ITI Trade in Mechanic Machine Tool Maintenance & Millwright Maintenance Mechanic
Foundryman – ITI Trade in Foundryman
SSC / Matric / Std X

Minimum Percentage:50% (aggregate)


Minimum Percentage:65% (aggregate)

Note:- Candidates passed during Covid-19 pandemic having certificates without marks/ grade points/ pass percentage shall also be eligible for appearing written examination subject to fulfilling other eligibility criteria.

Age Limit:

 Candidates born on or before 02 May 2009 shall be eligible for applying Apprenticehip training batch 2023-24.

Candidates Relaxation in Upper Age limit will be provided as per Govt. Rules. Go through Naval Dockyard official Notification 2022 for more reference

Selection Process:

Shortlisting of candidates for issue of call letters will be undertaken based on marks secured in SSC/ Matriculation/ Class 10 exam and ITI marks, in a ratio of 70:30 and a merit list will be drawn up. Call letters for appearing in written examination will be sent to the shortlisted applicants in the ratio of 1:5 against existing vacancies in each trade and category to maintain reservation quota as per existing guidelines. Written examination would be objective type consist of 50 questions (Mathematics 20, General Science 20, General Knowledge 10), with each question carrying one and half (1½) marks. Candidates in the order of merit of written examination would be called for interview in various reservation categories and trades. Interview is based on the technical skills of the candidates in respective trade. Candidates finally selected in interview will have to undergo medical examination.

How to apply:  

The following procedure is to be followed for applying for Apprenticeship Training at web portal under National Apprenticeship Promotion Scheme (NAPS) :-

(a) Before starting the process of profile registration, candidate must ensure that name and date of birth in Aadhar card must be matching with SSC Certificate. Otherwise, change the details in Aadhar card according to the SSC Certificate.

(b) Log on to Web portal. Then home page of the web site would open.

(c) Click on Register module in the home page. Then drop down menu with various options will appear. Click on Candidate in the drop down menu.

(d) A page titled Candidate Registration would open. The candidate is required to fill-up his personal details, contact details, in the form and then submit the application by clicking the submit option.

(e) Post submission of application a system generated auto mail would be sent to the e-mail ID for profile activation. Candidates have to activate their profile.

(f) Go back to Home page of Click on login in the home page. To open profile, candidates have to enter his registered gmail ID and password.

(g) Post login, candidates have to enter or edit their personal details, enter educational details, trade preference and validate Aadhar number.

(h) Post completion of registration Process, open candidate profile, download and take a print out from the web portal for forwarding the same to DAS (Vzg).

 (j) Take the printout of hall ticket format placed at part – II of Annexure – I of this advertisement.

(k) Two original hall tickets (duly filled by candidate) with two recent passport colour photographs pasted at earmarked box are required to be enclosed along with Apprentice Profile.

(l) Apprentice Profile, two original hall tickets and all relevant documents along with check-off list placed at Part – III of Annexure – I of this advertisement 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 – 530 014, Andhra Pradesh” by Post so as to reach at DAS (V) by 09 Jan 2023. This would be considered as the off-line application for the purpose of enrollment.

(m) Both on-line (profile registration at web portal) and off-line (hard copy of application by post) are mandatory for considering candidature of an applicant for further scrutiny and issue of hall ticket for written examination. Non-receipt of both (On-line/Off-line) applications would disqualify the candidature of applicant automatically.

– Last date to apply on-line is 02 Jan 2023.

– Receipt of “Off-line application” along with relevant documents as per Annexure – I by Post to DAS (V) by 09 Jan 2023. Applications received after 09 Jan 2023 will not be accepted for any reason.

Important Dates: 

Starting Date for Submission of Application 03.12.2022
Last date for Submission of Application 02.01.2023

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