Indian Navy Tradesman Eligibility 2022: Age limit, educational qualifications, and number of attempts

Safalta Expert Published by: Deepesh Mehra Updated Fri, 21 Jan 2022 11:14 PM IST


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Indian Navy has released a total of 1159 vacancies for tradesmen. The exam for the same was conducted in the second week of July.  The vacancies are command-wise, a selected candidate may be required to work anywhere in India too. This is a good opportunity to be employed in the navy in a civilian capacity. The official notification released on 5 th February 2021 contains detailed eligibility criteria. The Indian Navy Tradesman Eligibility criteria is based on age limit, educational qualification, number of attempts etc.

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The age limit for the post is 18 to 25 years. Other details are covered in this space. If you are preparing for competitive exams and are looking for expert guidance, you can check out our monthly FREE Current Affairs E-book- Download Now.

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Indian Navy Tradesman Eligibility

Indian Navy has put forward a few basic criteria that each interested candidate should meet before applying for the post. The eligibility is based on the following parameters.
  1. Nationality 
  2. Age Limit 
  3. Essential Qualification - Educational 
  4. Number of attempts

Indian Navy Tradesman Eligibility: Nationality 

  1. The candidate  must hold an  Indian Citizenship
  2. He / She can be a subject of  Nepal or  Bhutan. 
  3. A Tibetan Refugee who came to India before 1st January 1962 with the intention of permanent settlement.
  4. A Person of Indian Origin (PIO) who has migrated from Burma, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Vietnam or East African countries of Zaire, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Ethiopia, Malawi, with the intention of permanent settlement in India.
  5. Please Note: Candidates belonging to the category 2, 3, and 4 must have a certificate of eligibility issued by the Government of India in their favor.
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Indian Navy Tradesman Eligibility: Age Limit 

As per the official notification, an interested candidate must be in the age group of 18 to 25. Only then will he be eligible to apply for the post. Relaxation in age limit is as follows:


Age relaxation


5 Years

OBC (Non-Creamy Layer)

3 Years

PwBDS  UR - 10 years/OBC - 13 years /SC-ST  15 years 
Sportsperson  Up to 5 years 
Departmental Candidate  Up to 40 years

Indian Navy Tradesman Eligibility: Education Qualification

As per the official notification, these are essential qualifications that a candidate must possess. Candidate must have passed Class 10 th from a recognized board and must have also done ITI. Candidates should also have relevant documents to prove the same.

Indian Navy Tradesman Eligibility: Number of Attempts 

There is no bar on the number of attempts. Till the time a candidate meets all the criteria he can appar for the post.

To know more read here 
Indian Navy Tradesman Salary  Indian Navy MR Eligibility  Indian Navy Tradesmen Recruitment 2021 Territorial Army Salary 

Indian Navy Tradesman Eligibility 2022 FAQs 

Q1 What are the parameters for Indian Navy Tradesman Eligibility?

A1  The parameters for Indian Navy Tradesman Eligibility are nationality, age limit, educational qualification, and physical parameters.

Q2 What is the age limit for the Indian Navy Tradesman exam?

A2 The age limit for the Indian Navy Tradesman exam is 18 to 25 years.

Q3 What is the educational qualification for the Indian Navy Tradesman exam?

A3  The educational qualification for the Indian Navy Tradesman exam is Class 10 th along with a valid certificate from ITI.

Q4 Are documents verified in the Indian Navy Tradesman exam?

A4 Yes, Documents are verified after the initial screening process in the Indian Navy Tradesman exam.

Q5 When was the Indian Navy Tradesman exam for 2021?

A5 The Indian Navy Tradesman exam was held on 20 th July 2021.


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