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Indian Navy Agniveer Selection Process 2023

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Selection Process: Selection process of Agniveer (MR) - 02/2023 batch will include two stages i.e. Shortlisting (computer based online examination), Written Examination, PFT and Recruitment Medical Examination.

Stage – I (INET - Computer Based Online Examination)

Shortlisting:– All India computer based examination- INET would be conduct for Shortlisting of candidates. Shortlisting would be based on marks obtained in the Indian Navy Entrance Test. Shortlisting will be carried out in state wise manner. The cut off marks for shortlisting for next stage of selection process may vary from state to state.

Computer-based Examination

(a) The question paper will be computer-based with a total of 50 questions, each carrying 01 mark each.

(b) The question paper will be bilingual (Hindi & English) and objective type (multiple-choice).

(c) The question paper will comprise of two sections i.e. “Science & Mathematics” and General Awareness.

(d) The standard of the question paper will be that of 10th Syllabus & sample papers for the examination are available on website

(e) Duration of examination will be 30 minutes.

(f) The candidates are required to pass in all sections as well as in aggregate. The Indian Navy reserves the right to determine the pass marks in each Section and in aggregate.

(g) Penalty for Wrong Answer: Candidates should note that there will be penalty (Negative Marking) for wrong answers given by a candidate. There are four alternatives for the answer to every question. For each question for which a wrong answer has been given by the candidate, one fourth (0.25) of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted as penalty.

(h) Centre Allocation for INET (online examination) will be at the discretion of the Indian Navy.

STAGE – II (Written Examination, PFT and Recruitment Medical)

Candidates shortlisted in INET examination (computer based online examination) will be issued call-up letter for Stage II (written examination, PFT & Recruitment Medical). Stage-II will be conducted in the designated Indian Navy’s centers. The syllabus for Stage-II written exam is available on website  Aadhar Card is mandatory for Stage-II.

Physical Standards: Qualifying in Physical Fitness Test (PFT) is mandatory for selection. Candidates undergoing PFT will do so at their own risk. PFT standard is as follows:-


1.6 Km run

Squats (Uthak Baithak)


Bent Knee Situps


06 min 30 sec





08 min





Advisory:- Proficiency in sports, swimming and extra-curricular activities is desirable.

Recruitment Medical Examination. Recruitment Medical Examination will be carried out for candidates who qualify PFT. Candidates qualifying Recruitment Medical Examination will be considered for merit list. Candidates who are found medically unfit in Recruitment Medical Examination will be advised to appeal against its findings, if they so desire, at designated military hospital (allocated by the Indian Navy) within a maximum period of 21 days. Medical fitness certificate issued by hospitals other than designated Military Hospitals (allocated by the Indian Navy) will not be considered. No further review/ appeal is permissible.

Merit List. Merit list will be prepared based on performance in Stage-II written exam, subject to qualification in Physical Fitness Test and Recruitment Medical Examination. Merit List for Agniveer (MR) – Male and Female will be based on all India basis. Merit list will be available on website by Oct 23.

Final Recruitment Medicals. Final Recruitment Medical Examination of all selected candidates will be conducted at INS Chilka. Induction of the candidates will be subject to qualifying in Final Medical Examination.

Medical Standards:-

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

(b) Gender. Any candidate, if found to have predominant characteristics of the opposite gender as evidenced on external physical examination, will be rejected as UNFIT. Any candidate having undergone gender reassignment surgery will be declared UNFIT.

(c) Pregnancy. Any female candidate, if found to be pregnant shall be disqualified and her candidature rejected. A candidate should not have conceived at the time of reporting or till conclusion of four years tenure. If found to be pregnant later during the training or engagement period of four years, suitable action for dismissal/ removal will be undertaken.

(d) Minimum Height Standards. Minimum height standards for male is 157 cms and for female is 152 cms.

(e) Tattoos. Permanent body tattoos are only permitted on inner face of forearms i.e from inside of elbow to the wrist and on the reversed side of palm/ back (dorsal) side of hand. Permanent body tattoos on any other part of the body is not acceptable and candidate will be barred from recruitment.

(f) The candidate must be in good physical and mental health, free from any disease/ disability likely to interfere with the efficient performance of duties both ashore and afloat under peace as well as war conditions.


(i) Candidates are advised to get their ears cleaned for wax, and tartar removed from teeth prior to medical examination

(ii) Regulations regarding Height relaxation are available in website

Visual Standards:

Without Glasses

With Glasses

Better Eye

Worse Eye

Better Eye

Worse Eye












Training: Training for the course will commence in Nov 23, at INS Chilka, Odisha.

Discharge as Unsuitable: Agniveers are liable to be discharged as “UNSUITABLE” due to unsatisfactory performance at any time during the training or service tenure.

Indian Navy Agniveer Notification 2023 for 100 Posts


Published date : 24 May 2023 06:44PM

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