Naval Dockyard Apprentice Recruitment 2023 – Apply Online for 275 Vacancies

Applications are being accepted from SSLC and ITI-qualified Indian nationals (male and female) for one- or two-year apprenticeship training in various trades at the Naval Dockyard Apprentices School, Visakhapatnam, [DAS (Vzg)]. The Ministry of Defence (Navy) runs this school in Andhra Pradesh. Applications must be submitted by January 1, 2024, at the latest.

ITI-qualified Indian national candidates are invited to apply for apprenticeship training in the following designated trades at Naval Dockyard Apprentices School, Visakhapatnam, [DAS (Vzg)], for one year beginning in the training batch 2024–2025. This complies with the Apprentices Act of 1961 as it is read with the Apprenticeship Rules of 1992, as revised from time to time.

Naval Dockyard Visakhapatnam Vacancy

Name of the PostTotal Vacancies
Trade Apprentices275

Applying for the 2024 Naval Dockyard Apprentice Recruitment:

  • To begin the process, candidates must register using the National Apprenticeship Promotion Scheme (NAPS) rules on the internet portal at
  • After creating an account, enter your password and username (registered email address) to access the Apprenticeship India website. Give all the information that is required, including your identity, contact information, trade preference, Aadhar, PAN, bank information, and community. To complete your profile 100%, make sure you upload all necessary supporting documentation and verify your Aadhar number.
  • Then, utilizing the prescribed application method, the candidates apply offline for the Indian Navy Apprenticeship 2023.
  • Basic information such as the candidate’s Aadhar card number, mobile number, email address, postal address, etc. is needed.
  • A recent, properly certified photo, a signature, and a thumb impression should be attached by the candidates.
  • The completed application must be sent by mail to “The Officer-in-Charge (for Apprenticeship), Naval Dockyard Apprentices School, VM Naval Base S.O., P.O., Visakhapatnam – 530 014, Andhra Pradesh” together with the necessary supporting documentation.
  • The deadline for DAS(V) to receive applications is January 1, 2024 (Monday).

Naval Dockyard Apprentice Salary / Stipend 2024:

Pay Scale: ₹ 25,070 – 3% – 35,070/- for Grade S-1

The Naval Dockyard Apprentice Selection Process for 2024:

Shortlisting: A 70:30 ratio of the students’ SSC/Matriculation and ITI scores will be used to determine who is shortlisted for the written exam. Call letters will be distributed to the shortlisted candidates at a ratio of 1:5 about open positions in each trade and category, keeping the reserved quota by current regulations. A merit list will be created.

Exam in Writing: The entrance exam will be written in English and comprise 50 multiple-choice questions (20 in mathematics, 20 in general science, and 10 in general knowledge). It will be administered using an Open-Book Response system. An hour will be allotted for the exam, with each question worth one and a half (1½) marks. Negative points are not awarded for incorrect responses.

Interview: A 1:2 ratio of candidates to available positions in each trade and category will determine the sequence in which candidates are summoned for an interview based on their performance in the written exam. There is an oral exam and document verification during the interview.

Naval Dockyard Apprentice Qualifications for 2024:

Age Limitation:

The Apprentices Act of 1961 stipulates that the minimum age requirement is 14 years old and 18 years old for dangerous jobs. Applicants must have been born on or before May 2, 2010.

Educational Qualifications:

One SSC, one Matriculation, and one Standard X Pass with an aggregate score of 50%.
(2) 65% (Aggregate) Marks in the relevant trade upon passing the ITI (NCVT / SCVT).

Naval Dockyard Apprentice Vacancy 2024:

  • Electronics Mechanic – 36 posts
  • Fitter – 33 posts
  • Sheet Metal Worker – 33 posts
  • Carpenter – 27 posts
  • Mechanic (Diesel) – 23 posts
  • Pipe Fitter – 23 posts
  • Electrician – 21 posts
  • Painter (General) – 16 posts
  • R & A/C Mechanic – 15 posts
  • Welder (Gas & Electric) – 15 posts
  • Machinist – 12 posts
  • Instrument Mechanic – 10 posts
  • Mechanic Machine Tool Maintenance – 06 posts
  • Foundryman – 05 posts

FAQs about Navy Dockyard Visakhapatnam Apprentice 2024:

In Naval Dockyard Apprentice 2024, how many positions are open?

Naval Dockyard Apprentice 2024–2025: There are 275 Trade Apprentice Openings.

What is the minimum required to be an Apprentice in the Naval Dockyard in 2024?

A minimum of a 10th-class pass with an ITI or NCVT in a related trade is required for Naval Dockyard Visakhapatnam Apprentice 2024.

What is the deadline for 2024 Apprentice applications to Naval Dockyard Visakhapatnam?

The application deadline for the Naval Dockyard Visakhapatnam Apprentice Program is January 1, 2024.

When is the entrance exam date for the Naval Dockyard Visakhapatnam apprentice class of 2024?

The written test for all trades at Naval Dockyard Visakhapatnam (2024) will take place on February 28, 2024, at 11:00 a.m.

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