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Important Date

APPLY ONLINE FROM – 03 June 2023 10:00 am
Written Test – 23 Aug 2023
Age Limit – 21 Nov 2002 to 21 Nov 2009
Medium of Examinatio – English & Hindi
Centre of Examination – Mumbai only
Interview/ Skill Test – Sep 2023
Commencement of Training – Nov 2023

Naval Dockyard, Mumbai invites online applications on https:/lapprenticedas.recttindia.in from ITI qualified/ fresher (Rigger) candidates (Male l Female) in various designated trades for enrolment into Apprenticeship training at Dockyard Apprentice School under Apprentice Act-1961 read in conjunction with Apprenticeship Rules 1992. A total of 281 vacancies as per distribution shown below are to be filled up: :- Click Here For Traning Detail

Reservation of Vacancies


  1. For SC/ ST Candidates:- Vacancies for SC/ ST candidates are reserved in accordance with Section 3A(1) & (2) and Section 3B(1) & (2) both of Chapter Il of Apprentices Act - 1961 read in conjunction with Schedule IIA of Rule 5 of Apprenticeship Rules 1992, provided that when the prescribed number of persons belonging either to the Scheduled Castes or to the Scheduled Tribes are not available, the vacancies so reserved for them may be filled by persons belonging to the Scheduled Tribes or as the case may be, to the Scheduled Caste and if the prescribed vacancy cannot be filled even in the above given manner, then the vacancies so lying unfilled may be filled by persons not belonging to the Scheduled Castes or the Scheduled Tribes
  2. For OBO Candidates:- Vacancies for OBC candidates are reserved in accordance with Para 4 of Maharashtra State Gazette Notification Part |V dated 22 Jan 2004. If vacancies reserved for OBC candidates cannot be filled from the Other Backward Classes, then the vacancies so lying unfilled may be filled by persons not belonging to the Other Backward Classes.
  3. For Persons with Disabilities:- 3% of vacancies for Apprenticeship training are reserved vide DGET letter DGET46(24)/AP dated 23 Jul 1981, Section 3.6.2 Chapter Ill of Apprenticeship Training Manual and PwDs Act 1995.
  4. For Armed Forces:- 3% reservation for ex-servicemen, their children and children of Armed Forces Personnel to be made as per details mentioned below:
    1. Children of deceased/disabled ex-servicemen including those killed/disabled during peace time
    2. Children of ex-servicemen
    3. Children of serving Jawans
    4. Children of serving Officers
    5. Ex-Servicemen

Eligibility Conditions

  1. Qualifications:- As per Apprentices Act 1961 read in conjunction with Apprenticeship Rule 1992, the minimum educational qualification for a person to undergo apprenticeship training in Designated Trades shall be Std 10 passed (in accordance with Apprentice Act 1961) with a minimum of 50% marks in Std 10 examination alongwith ITI examination passed (Provisional National Trade Certificate acceptable) in relevant trade with aggregate of 65% marks. Further, the candidate should have passed relevant ITI/ trade test from any institute recognized by NCVT and should possess the qualification as on the closing date of application. Minimum qualification for candidates who are to be enrolled for Rigger as Fresher' shall be Std 8 pass only, without lITI and for Forger and Heat Treater trade shall be 10th std. pass only, without ITI.
  2. Age:- Candidates should have completed 14 years and below 21 years of age ie. born between "21 Nov 2002 to 21 Nov 2009". Age relaxation for SC/ST as per extant rules & wards of Defence employees or Naval civilians as per MoD letter FM/0442/NHQ/1278 D(N-II) dated 14 Nov 1996.
  3. Minimum Physical Standards:- Height 150 cm, Weight not less than 45 Kg, Chest expansion not less than 5 cm, Eye sight 6/6 to 6/9 (6/9 corrected with glasses), external & internal organs to be normal. Physical fitness standards are as per MoD letter FM/0442/NHQ/1278 D(N-Il) dated 14 Nov 1996.
  4. Previous Training:- Candidates who have already undergone or are currently undergoing Apprenticeship under Apprentice Act- 1961 in any Govt/ Public Sector/ Private Industrial organisation are not eligible to apply for the current enrolment.

Payment of Stipend to Apprentices:-

The minimum rate of stipend per month payable to apprentices shal be followed (Rule 11 of Apprenticeship Rules 1992 is relevant), namely:

SI Duration Stipend
(a) During the first year of Training Rs 7000/- Per month for ITI passed & Rs 6000/- for fresher
(b) During the second year of Training With 10% increase

*Provided that in the case where the mininmum rate of wage for a trade is not notified by the State Government or Union territory, then the maximum of minimum wages of the Scheduled Employment notified by such State Government or Union territory for semi-skilled workers shall be taken into account for paying the stipend in respect of that trade.

Scheme of Examination.

Candidates meeting the eligibility conditions as indicated at Para 3 above would be called for written examination scheduled to be held at Mumbai in Aug 23. The written examination of 2 hrs duration would comprise of 100 Multiple Choice Questions on General Science, General Knowledge and Mathematics.

Medium of Examination

The question paper will be bilingual in both English & Hindi.

Centre of Examination.

The Centre of examination will be Mumbai only. The exact date, time and venue of written examination would be intimated to candidates through online call letters on their registered email lDs only. Candidates are advised to check their email regularly.

Notices to Prospective Candidates.

In case of any change in schedule of dates, amendment, etc. the same will be made available on the websites https:llapprenticedas.recttindia.in

Shortlisting of Candidates for Written Examination.

Shortlisting of candidates for the written examination would be made trade wise as per extant policies, for the number of vacancies indicated at Para 1, and would be based with respect to valid online applications received as on the closing date of the advertisement. Shortlisted candidates would be called for Written Test to be held in Mumbai. Exact date shall be intimated on the website.

Medical Examination

Every candidate shall be medically examined and declared fit as per Rule 4 and Schedule ll of Apprenticeship Rules, 1992 by the Employer, through a Got Hospital before being engaged as an apprentice.

Commencement of Training.

Nov 2023

Travel/ Expense

No travel expenses are admissible for candidates called for Written/Interview/ Skill Test

Boarding/ Lodging

Candidates called for Written/ Interview/ Skill Test are to arrange their own boarding and lodging. No accommodation will be provided to candidate by the Naval Dockyard during the entire selection Process.

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