Naval Dockyard Visakhapatnam Tradesman (skilled) recruitment 2016

Naval Dockyard, Visakhapatnam is going to recruit various Tradesman (Skilled) to fill in vacant posts in 2016. There are 1121 vacant posts. This recruitment drive is aimed at filling the above mentioned posts. Posts/trades are based on the following feeder trades- Electronics Mechanic, Electrician, Fitter, Instrument Mechanic, Diesel Mechanic, Machinist/Turner, Plumber/Pipe Fitter, Ref & AC Mechanic, Moulder/Foundry Man, Painter, Blacksmith, Plater/Sheet Metal Worker, Carpenter, Welder and Millwright. In this article, you will be reading about Naval Dockyard, Visakhapatnam recruitment details like- job post details, vacancy details, reservation status, eligibility criteria (age limit & educational qualifications), application process and selection process.

Naval Dockyard, Visakhapatnam Tradesman (skilled) recruitment

Naval Dockyard, Visakhapatnam Tradesman (skilled) recruitment, 2016


Tradesman Job post, vacancy & reservation details

  1. Computer Fitter (Electronics Mechanic Feeder Trade): Vacancy (Total-49, UR-25, OBC- 13, SC-7, ST-4)
  2. Electronics Fitter (Electronics Mechanic Feeder Trade): Vacancy (Total- 58, UR- 29, OBC- 16, SC- 9, ST-4)
  3. Radar Fitter (Electronics Mechanic Feeder Trade): Vacancy (Total- 21, UR- 10, OBC- 6 , SC- 3, ST- 2)
  4. Radio Fitter (Electronics Mechanic Feeder Trade): Vacancy (Total- 11, UR- 5, OBC- 3, SC- 2, ST- 1)
  5. Sonar Fitter (Electronics Mechanic Feeder Trade): Vacancy (Total- 10, UR- 4, OBC- 3 , SC- 2, ST- 1)
  6. Gyro Fitter (Electronics Mechanic Feeder Trade): Vacancy (Total- 7, UR- 3, OBC- 2 , SC-1, ST- 1)
  7. Machinery Control Fitter: Vacancy (Total- 28, UR- 14, OBC- 8, SC- 4, ST- 2)
  8. Electrical Fitter (Electrician Feeder Trade): Vacancy (Total- 179, UR- 91, OBC- 48, SC- 27, ST- 13)
  9. Instrument Fitter (Instrument Mechanic Feeder Trade): Vacancy (Total- 36, UR- 18, OBC- 10 , SC- 5, ST- 3)
  10. Engine Fitter (Fitter Feeder Trade): Vacancy (Total- 213, UR- 107, OBC- 58, SC- 32, ST- 16)
  11. Boiler Maker (Fitter Feeder Trade): Vacancy (Total- 19, UR- 10, OBC- 5, SC- 3, ST- 1)
  12. ICE Fitter (Diesel Mechanic Feeder Trade): Vacancy (Total- 41, UR-21, OBC- 11, SC- 6, ST- 3)
  13. GT Fitter (Diesel Mechanic Feeder Trade): Vacancy (Total- 25, UR- 12, OBC- 7, SC- 4, ST- 2)
  14. ICE Fitter Crane (Diesel Mechanic Feeder Trade): Vacancy (Total- 9, UR- 5, OBC- 2, SC- 1, ST- 1)
  15. Machinist (Machinist/Turner Feeder Trade): Vacancy (Total- 77, UR- 38, OBC- 21, SC- 12, ST- 6)
  16. Pipe Fitter (Plumber/Pipe Fitter Feeder Trade): Vacancy (Total- 54, UR- 27, OBC- 15, SC- 8, ST- 4)
  17. REF & AC Fitter (REF & AC Mechanic Feeder Trade): Vacancy (Total- 64, UR- 32, OBC- 17, SC- 10, ST- 5)
  18. Pattern Maker (Moulder/Foundry Man Feeder Trade): Vacancy (Total- 8, UR- 4, OBC- 2, SC- 1, ST- 1)
  19. Foundry (Moulder/Foundry Man Feeder Trade): Vacancy (Total- 1, UR- 1, OBC- , SC-, ST-)
  20. Painter (Painter Feeder Trade): Vacancy (Total- 3, UR- 2, OBC- 1, SC-, ST-)
  21. Blacksmith (Blacksmith/FHT Feeder Trade): Vacancy (Total- 12, UR- 6, OBC- 3, SC- 2, ST- 1)
  22. Plater (Plater/Sheet Metal Worker Feeder Trade): Vacancy (Total- 84, UR- 42, OBC- 23, SC- 13, ST- 6)
  23. Lagger (Carpenter Feeder Trade): Vacancy (Total- 3, UR- 1, OBC- 1, SC-, ST- 1)
  24. Shipwright (Carpenter Feeder Trade): Vacancy (Total- 49, UR- 25, OBC- 13, SC- 7, ST- 4)
  25. Welder (Welder Feeder Trade): Vacancy (Total- 46, UR- 24, OBC- 12, SC- 7, ST- 3)
  26. Millwright (Millwright/MMTM Feeder Trade): Vacancy (Total- 14, UR- 7, OBC- 4, SC- 2, ST- 1)

Educational Qualifications required

Candidate must have matriculation certificate from a recognized board or must possess Apprenticeship Training certificate related to his trade. Candidate must possess NAC (National Apprenticeship Certificate) issued by NCVT. Candidate must also have knowledge of English Language. Ex. Servicemen should have working experience of 2 years in any one Technical Branch of the Armed forces.


Age limit

According to general age limit criteria, candidate should be aged between 18 and 25 years. For SC and ST category candidates, upper age limit is relaxed by 5 years. For OBC category students upper age limit is relaxed by 3 years. For candidates with disability, upper age limit is relaxed by 10 years.


How to apply?

Candidates are supposed to fill up application form shown in the recruitment advertisement. Application form can be downloaded from website. Application has to be filled in English. The filled application, along with self attested copies of certificates and necessary documents (Matriculation certificate, NAC certificate, Caste Certificate etc) has to be sent to the below mentioned address by registered/speed post. Last date of receipt of application form is 9/01/2016.


Address- The Admiral Superintendent (for Manager Personnel)

Naval Dockyard, Visakhapatnam- 530014


On the cover of the application, write- Application for the post of (Job post) Tradesman (Skilled).

Selection process

After initial shortlist is made, eligible candidates are invited to appear for a written examination. Call letter for written examination will reach the candidate by post. This written examination will be MCQ type. It consists of the following subjects- apprenticeship based questions, General Knowledge and English subject (10th standard level). This examination will carry total 100 marks.


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Final merit list will be made based on the marks scored in written examination. Based on vacancy (1121 in case of the year 2016), candidates featuring in the rank list will be selected and they will be called for Original documents verification process and medical examination. On successfully clearing the last stage, they will be recruited by Naval Dockyard, Visakhapatnam.



  • Recruiting Organization- Naval Dockyard, Visakhapatnam
  • Job Post- Tradesman (Skilled)
  • Year- 2016
  • Last date of receipt of application form- 09/01/2016
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