Merchant Navy

The Merchant Navy mainly deals with transporting (Cargo, Oil, Gas, Car, Etc) occasionally passengers by sea. It has different fleets composed of passenger liners, cargo vessel, Tankers, Bulk carriers, Car carrier, Containers as well as the other special types of vessels. Merchant Navy is the backbone of international trade, Carrying cargo across the globe for Import & Export business.

The Merchant navy career option mainly includes the following category.

  • Navigating officers (Deck Side Officers)
  • Marine Engineer Officers ( Engine Side Officers)
  • Crew members ( to assist the officers )
  • Specializes Officers ( Electrical Officers, Radio Officers)

Salary: Foreign companies pay higher, and a starting salary to officers varies from $ 1,500 to $ 10,500. Salary can be expected more. Since the job involves going abroad for extended periods, one can take advantage of becoming an NRI and earn tax-free income. The starting salary of crews varies between $ 215.42 to $ 933.50 a month. A person gets a variety of benefits such as free food, accommodation, paid leave, two-way free passage and facilities for families. In other words, the salary can be saved totally while one is on the ship. The perquisites include bonus, holiday travel and other annual benefits.

MARITIME TRAINING COURSES

These Modular Courses are compulsory for joining sea services.

    • Diploma In Nautical Science
    • B. Sc (Nautical Science)
    • B. Tech Marine Engineering
    • GP Rating
    • Saloon Rating
    • B. Tech Naval Architecture & Ship Building Course
    • HND in Nautical Science in association with STC / COGC(Formerly GCNS) (UK)
    • Electro Technical Officer ( Company Requirement )
    • HND in Marine Engineering in association with STC / COGC(Formerly GCNS)(UK)

All Pre-Sea Training courses are Compulsorily Residential

Education Qualification: 
Pass In 10th Std (With Pass In Maths, Science Subjects, 40% Marks In English Subject Either In 10th Or 12th Standard Or Degree/Diploma Course & Total Average 40%, In 10th Std.

Pass In 2 Year I.T.I. Course From Govt. Approved Institute With Minimum 50%, Aggregate Marks In Final Year (40 % Marks In English In 10th Std Or Diploma Exam)

Age Limit:
Maximum 17 ½ TO 25 Yrs.

Medical:
Should Be Medically Fit
No Color Blindness 6/6* Vision

Career Path:

AFTER 6 MONTHS GP RATING COURSES
ELIGIBLE  TO JOIN AS EITHER PRE SEA DECK CREW OR ENGINE CREW
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AFTER WK/ COP FROM DGS PROMOTED AS AB SEAMAN, BOSUN IN DECK SIDE OR PROMOTED IN ENG SIDE
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36 MONTHS SEA EXPERIENCE & WITH CERTAIN QUALIFICATIONS ELIGIBLE  TO APPEAR FOR 2ND MATE EXAMS
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ELIGIBLE TO GET PROMOTION TO 2ND OFFICER & WITH FURTHER SEA EXPERIENCE AND EXAM AS STIPULATED BY DGS, CAN BE PROMOTED TO CAPTAIN LEVEL

Education Qualification: 
Pass In HSC (10+2 ), From Recognized Board With 60%, Average Physical, Chemistry & Maths & 50% Average In English Subject Either In 10th Or 12th Std.

Age Limit:
Maximum Of 25 Yrs.

Medical:
Should Be Medically Fit
No Color Blindness 6/6* Vision

Career Path:

 

AFTER B.SC NAUTICAL SCIENCE COURSE
JOINING AS OFFICER TRAINEE CADET WITH B.SC. ( DEGREE )
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AFTER 1 YEAR SEA EXPERIENCE & PASSING 2ND MATE EXAM
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PROMOTED AS 2ND OFFICER
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AFTER FURTHER SEA EXPERIENCE & PASSING CHIEF MATE EXAM
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CHIEF OFFICER
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WITH FURTHER EXPERIENCE 
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BECOMES A CAPTAIN

Education Qualification: 
Pass In HSC (10+2), From Recognized Board With 60%, Average Physical, Chemistry & Maths & 50% Average In English Subject Either In 10th Or 12th Std.

Age Limit:
Maximum Of 25 Yrs.

Medical:
Should Be Medically Fit
No Color Blindness 6/6* VISION

Career Path:

AFTER B.TECH MARINE ENGINEERING
JOINING AS TRAINING MARINE ENGINEER
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AFTER 6 MONTHS of SEA EXPERIENCE & PASSING MEO CLASS IV EXAM
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PROMOTED AS 4TH ENGINEER & 3RD ENGINEER
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AFTER 12 MONTHS EXPERIENCE & MEO CLASS II EXAM & SEA SERVICE
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PROMOTED AS 2ND ENGINEER
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WITH FURTHER SEA EXPERIENCE & PASSING MEO CLASS 1
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WITH FURTHER EXPERIENCE BECOME’S CHIEF ENGINEER

Education Qualification: 
Pass In Hsc/(10+2 From A Recognized Board 55% Average Physics, Chemistry And Mathematics.
Or
B.Sc In Physics, Chemistry Mathematics Or Electronics With Physics As Individaul Subject In One Of The Years With An Average Of Not Less Than 55% Marks In The Final Year.
Or
B.E. ( Or ), B.Tech Degree From A College Recognized By Aicte.
Compulsory 50% In English Subject Either 10th Or 12th Standard Or Any Degree Diploma Level.

Age Limit:

17 ½ To 25 Years For A 12th Std Pass, Br> 17 ½ TO 25 Years For A Degree Pass,
25 Years, 25 Years For B.E./B.Tech

Medical:
Should Be Medically Fit
No Color Blindness 6/6* Vision

Career Path:

AFTER ONE YEAR DIPLOMA IN NAUTICAL SCIENCE COURSE
JOINING AS TRAINEE CADET
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18 MONTHS SEA EXPERIENCE & DLP  BY UNIVERSITY THROUGH DISTANCE MODE & PASSING 2ND MATE EXAM FROM DGS
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2ND OFFICER
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AFTER FURTHER SEA EXPERIENCE & PASSING CHIEF MATE EXAM, PROMOTED AS CHIEF OFFICER
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CHIEF OFFICER
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WITH FURTHER EXPERIENCE BECOMES A CAPTAIN