Indian Navy Tradesman Mate Vacancy 2021, Eligibility Criteria and Selection Process

The Vacancy has been released for the Tradesman mate by the Indian Navy itself. Here, we will get to know about this latest vacancy in the Indian Navy. To get complete information about the Indian Navy Tradesman Mate Vacancy 2021, Eligibility Criteria and Selection Process, etc. Due to the coronavirus outbreak and a long lockdown, many exams that were about to be conducted in the year 2020 are being conducted in 2021. This is the fresh vacancy that is released by the Indian Navy and the exams and selection phases will be conducted by the Indian Navy itself.

Indian Navy Tradesman

Indian Navy has many vacancies that are released by the Indian Navy itself as well as some other conducting authorities like UPSC (Union Public Service Commission) etc. The Selection of the Sailors into the service is completely done under the selection authority of the Indian Navy itself. The Indian Navy Tradesman Mate Vacancy is released by the Indian for the selection of the lower Grade sailors. This is the recent vacancy of the Indian Navy that has been released in 2021. Now let’s see the complete details of the Vacancy and the required eligibility criteria and the selection process of the Navy Tradesman mate vacancy.

Details of Navy Tradesman Mate Vacancy 2021:

In the Indian Navy Tradesman Mate vacancy 2021 has around 1159 seats in which 324 are for Western Naval Command, 125 are for Southern Naval Command and 710 are for Eastern Naval Command, etc All the candidate who is eligible can apply online. Only an Online Application form will be accepted. Here are the important dates of this vacancy:

  • Application has been begun from 22 February 2021
  • Last Date for the application form: 07 March 2021
  • Admit Card date: A week before the exam
  • Exam Date of Navy Tradesman Mate: Notify soon

Eligibility for Tradesman Mate Vacancy:

In order to apply for the vacancy, A Candidate must be an Indian. In Case of Migration from Nepal, Bhutan or Tibet, etc, the Candidate must have a Migration Certificate from the Government of India. A candidate who has passed class 10th from any recognized Board like State Board or Central Board along with the ITI certificate are eligible to apply for the vacancy. The candidate’s age must be at least 18 years old and a maximum of 25 years old.
There is some relaxation that has been given to the candidates regarding the age who belongs to the OBC (Other Backward Class), SC/ST (Scheduled Caste and Scheduled tribes), etc. In order to avail of the Age relaxation, You must have OBC or SC/ST Certificate from the Tehsil. The Age Relaxation criteria keep on changing every year. You must visit the official website of the Indian Navy to get the exact details about this.

Indian Navy Tradesman Selection Process:

The Selection of the candidates will be done on the basis of the selection phase. All the candidate after the application form will proceed for the following phases of selection:
• Written Examination
• Documents verification
• Medical Examination etc
The Written Exam is the only exam in the selection. All the candidates who would clear this will proceed for the documents verification round and then Medical Examination at the Military Hospital under the supervision of Military Doctors. Now let’s see the syllabus of the Written Examination.

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Navy Tradesman Exam Pattern and Syllabus:

The Exam Pattern of Navy Tradesman mate is given below.

Name of SubjectsMarks
General Intelligence and Reasoning25
Numerical Aptitude25
General English25
General Awareness25

For the Written Examination of Indian Navy Tradesman Vacancy 2021. A candidate will have to prepare a total of four subjects. Here are the following subjects:

  • General Intelligence
  • Reasoning
  • Numerical Aptitude/Quantitative Ability etc
  • General English and Comprehension
  • General Awareness etc

General Intelligence & Reasoning:

  • Mathematical operations
  • Series
  • Odd One Out
  • Logical Venn Diagram
  • Analogy
  • Word Based Problems
  • Problems Solving
  • Drawing Inference
  • Coding-Decoding
  • Non-Verbal Reasoning etc.

Quantitative Reasoning:

  • Number Systems
  • Time & Work
  • Mensuration
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Average
  • Profit and Loss
  • Discount
  • Percentage
  • Time and Distance
  • Simple and Compound Interest
  • Statistical Chart
  • Trigonometry,
  • Geometry etc


  • Vocabulary
  • Grammar
  • Sentence
  • Structure
  • Synonymous
  • Antonyms
  • Comprehension etc

General Awareness:

  • History
  • Culture
  • Geography
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Environmental Science
  • Economics scene
  • Current Events
  • General policy etc.

There are many books available in the market that one can purchase to have proper preparation for the examination. Well, All the Questions will be asked till class 10th Level. You just need to prepare for some numerical and reasoning etc. You can easily prepare at home with the books, You do not need to join a coaching academy for the preparation.

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How to Apply for Navy Tradesman Mate Vacancy 2021:

The Application form will be accepted online only. All the candidates who wants to apply for the vacancy. They will need to visit the official website of the Indian Navy and follow the procedure as said below:

  • Visit official website
  • Go to the join Navy page
  • Click on the registration and register yourself as a new user.
  • You will get a login ID and password in Email.
  • Login to your account and click ‘Apply Online”
  • You need to select your desired command and fill the application form.
  • Mention all the details that are asked and submit the documents like Aadhaar Card, Marksheet, etc.
  • You need to pay the application form fees that you can do via Net Banking, Debit Card or Credit card, etc.
  • Download the application form and take a printout of it.

Payscale of Tradesman Mate:

As per the information on the official website, The Starting Salary of the Indian Navy Tradesman would be 18,000/- per month. The Salary in the defense depends on many factors like Area of posting, Type of Duty, Duty Timing, etc. There are also many more allowances that one gets in the Service.

  • Travel Allowances
  • Dearness Allowances
  • Medical Allowances
  • Free Government Stay
  • Free ration etc

There are many other benefits like Pension facilities, Loan Availability, etc. Life at the Indian Navy is best. Indian is the most groomed service among Tri-forces of the nation, Indian Army and Indian Air-force, etc.

FAQs For Indian Navy Tradesman 2021

What will be the next phase of Selection after the written Examination?

All the Selection candidates will proceed for the documents round and then the Medical Examination at the Military Hospital.

The Written Exam would be online or Offline?

The exam will be conducted offline. No announcement has been made regarding the mode of examination. It will be the same as earlier.

What is the Tradesman Mate Exam Date?

Not yet announced. The Last date to apply for this is 07 March 2021. The date may be announced after the 07 march.

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