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Exam Full Name:: Indian Navy Soldiers (Technical) M.E.R. Exam
Category: Defence Exams
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Indian Navy Soldiers (Technical) M.E.R. Exam is conducted for recruiting personnel to the Indian Army, one of the branches of the Indian Armed Forces responsible for conducting land based military operations in India. Imbued with the spirit of ‘service before self’ the Indian Army is primarily responsible for maintaining the peace and security of the country by defending it against external aggression, patrolling the borders, conducting counter terrorist operations, restoring internal strife and extending help in natural calamities. With total troop strength of around 2.5 million (1.3 million active and 1.2 million reserve), the Indian Army is the second largest standing army in the world and has rich combat experience in diverse terrains across India.

Every year, the Indian Navy Soldiers (Technical) M.E.R. Exam is held for recruiting personnel to the Indian Army, qualifying which the short listed candidates are imparted the required training to become fully capable of dedicating themselves to the honorable task of safeguarding the nation.

Exam Level

National level exam

Unmarried male Indian citizens (subjects of Nepal also) belonging to the age group of 16 to 23 years and who have passed the Matriculation / equivalent examination with Mathematics, English and Science are eligible to apply for the Indian Army Soldiers (Technical) M.E.R. Exam.

Selections for the Indian Navy Soldiers (Technical) M.E.R. Exam are made on the basis of a written test divided into two parts. The First Paper contains three sections: General Intelligence, Mathematical Aptitude and General Knowledge. The Second Paper contains questions on Physics (30 marks), Chemistry (20 marks) and Mathematics (50 marks). The Mathematics questions are generally based on Mensuration (Areas and Volumes), Algebra, Trigonometry and Arithmetic. Questions in these tests will be of Objective Type and bilingual, i.e., in Hindi and English. Each Test is of 45 minutes duration and carries maximum marks of 100. Only the successful candidates will be put through the aptitude test and interview. Final selection will be on basis of Merit.

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