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    What are the requirements to join in Merchant Navy as officer?

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    satish chowdary
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    Re: What are the requirements to join in Merchant Navy as officer?

    hi friend,
    Career in Merchant Navy can be pursued either as an officer or a rating in mainly two specialized fields, i.e. Marine Engineering and Nautical........
    As an officers these are required:

    1.3 year degree course in Nautical Science for (10+2) students.
    2.4 year degree course in Marine Engineering for (10+2) students.
    3.2 year course for Diploma Holders.
    4.1 year course for Graduate Mechanical Engineers.
    5.3 month course for Deck Cadets for (10+2) students.

    As an rating (Entry standard Xth) these are required:

    1.4 month Pre-Sea Course for General Purpose (GP) rating.
    2.3 month Pre-Sea Course for Deck rating.
    3.3 month Pre-Sea Course for Engine rating.
    4.4 month Pre-Sea Course for Saloon rating.




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    SWETHA12
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    Re: What are the requirements to join in Merchant Navy as officer?

    Hi

    REQUIREMENTS
    The best training institution for the navigating officers is the T.S. Chanakya. Candidates who qualify from here, that is complete their first certificate of competency of Second Mate, need to go through a three year training in Nautical Science (B.Sc.) and then complete a year's duration of practical training in the deck department of a merchant ship.

    see to this link for complete details
    http://www.educationinfoindia.com/marinefaq.htm

    * All the best *

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    shiva636
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    Re: What are the requirements to join in Merchant Navy as officer?

    Hello,

    You must have good eyesight and be physically fit, as you will have to pass a medical before you can start training session.
    You can join the Merchant Navy from age 16 onwards .
    when come to qualificaton side means , you need to show proof of completing 10+2 system or equivalent, having passed (MPC) Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics as elective subjects.
    when coming in to seats , 15% of total seats are given reserved for candidates of Scheduled Castes and 7.5% for those from the Scheduled Tribes provied all other requirements are satisfactorily met PHYSICAL HEALTH Candidates.
    These course duration is four years. by doing these you will have good satisfaction in life.............

    All the best............

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    pradeepdeshwal3626
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    Re: What are the requirements to join in Merchant Navy as officer?

    FRIEND,



    ->To Join Merchant Navy there are some basic requirements that a candidates has to qualify.

    ->You can make a career in Merchant Navy as an officer or a rating in two Fields and they are

    1)Marine Engineering
    2)Nautical (deck).

    To become a seafarer these are the following streams of entries (Pre-Sea courses) are available to Indian citizens in the Government as well as in private training institutions.They all are recognized and approved by Director General of Shipping, Ministry of Shipping.

    FOR OFFICERS:

    1)3 year degree course in Nautical Science for (10+2) students.
    2)4 year degree course in Marine Engineering for (10+2) students.
    3)2 year course for Diploma Holders.
    4)1 year course for Graduate Mechanical Engineers.
    5)3 month course for Deck Cadets for (10+2) students.

    FOR RATINGS:


    1)4 month Pre-Sea Course for General Purpose (GP) rating.
    2)3 month Pre-Sea Course for Deck rating.
    3)3 month Pre-Sea Course for Engine rating.
    4)4 month Pre-Sea Course for Saloon rating.

    GOVERNMENT TRAINING INSTITUTES:


    1.Training Ship Chanakya, Navi Mumbai.
    2.Marine Engineering & Research Institute (MERI), Kolkata.
    3.Marine Engineering & Research Institute (MERI), Mumbai.
    4.Lal Bahadur Shastri College of advanced Maritime Studies and Research, Mumbai.


    ->You can also join merchant navy as utility hand or Petty Officers (Fitters) after completing 4 Basic Courses, i.e. FPFF, EFA, PSSR and PST.

    ->The cost of the training in T.S. Chanakya is about Rs. 30,000. per year including tuition fees, hostel and messing.

    ->You should be less than 20 years of age on the commencement of the course

    ->You must have a minimum of 60% marks in P.C.M. at 10+2 level or 55% marks in the B. Sc. and should be below 22 years of age.

    ->You should have passed BE/B.Tech. from a college recognized by AICTE and is below 24 years of age.

    ->The advertisement for this course is published 2 months before the commencement of the course in Employment News and other leading news papers.


    RANKINGS IN MERCHANT NAVY:




    GOOD LUCK.

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    Weezy
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    Re: What are the requirements to join in Merchant Navy as officer?

    The requirements for getting into the merchant navy is you must have completed your +2 to take the DECK CADET post. If not if you have completed pursuing these you can get into the MERCHANT NAVY.
    LIST OF QUALIFICATIONS
    3 year degree course in Nautical Science for (10+2) students.
    4 year degree course in Marine Engineering for (10+2) students.
    2 year course for Diploma Holders.
    1 year course for Graduate Mechanical Engineers.
    3 month course for Deck Cadets for (10+2) students.

    FOR THE STUDENTS WHO HAVE PURSUED Xth THESE ARE THE POSTS

    4 month Pre-Sea Course for General Purpose (GP) rating.
    3 month Pre-Sea Course for Deck rating.
    3 month Pre-Sea Course for Engine rating.
    4 month Pre-Sea Course for Saloon rating.

    So choose the one which you want and get into that
    ALL THE BEST!!!!!!!!

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    soniya
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    Re: What are the requirements to join in Merchant Navy as officer?

    In a merchant navy, you either get avenues into marine engineering or nautical sciences which deals with the deck services.
    In order to attain the rank of an officer in merchant navy, some specific eligibility criteria fulfillment becomes a must.

    Those criteria can be as mentioned follows:
    I. 3 year degree course in Nautical Science for (10+2) students.
    II. 4 year degree course in Marine Engineering for (10+2) students.
    III. 2 year course for Diploma Holders.
    IV. 1 year course for Graduate Mechanical Engineers.
    V. 3 month course for Deck Cadets for (10+2) students.

    Best Wishes!!!

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    Chinna66
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    Re: What are the requirements to join in Merchant Navy as officer?

    FRIEND,



    ->To Join Merchant Navy there are some basic requirements that a candidates has to qualify.

    ->You can make a career in Merchant Navy as an officer or a rating in two Fields and they are

    1)Marine Engineering
    2)Nautical (deck).

    To become a seafarer these are the following streams of entries (Pre-Sea courses) are available to Indian citizens in the Government as well as in private training institutions.They all are recognized and approved by Director General of Shipping, Ministry of Shipping.

    FOR OFFICERS:

    1)3 year degree course in Nautical Science for (10+2) students.
    2)4 year degree course in Marine Engineering for (10+2) students.
    3)2 year course for Diploma Holders.
    4)1 year course for Graduate Mechanical Engineers.
    5)3 month course for Deck Cadets for (10+2) students.

    FOR RATINGS:

    1)4 month Pre-Sea Course for General Purpose (GP) rating.
    2)3 month Pre-Sea Course for Deck rating.
    3)3 month Pre-Sea Course for Engine rating.
    4)4 month Pre-Sea Course for Saloon rating.

    GOVERNMENT TRAINING INSTITUTES:

    1.Training Ship Chanakya, Navi Mumbai.
    2.Marine Engineering & Research Institute (MERI), Kolkata.
    3.Marine Engineering & Research Institute (MERI), Mumbai.
    4.Lal Bahadur Shastri College of advanced Maritime Studies and Research, Mumbai.


    ->You can also join merchant navy as utility hand or Petty Officers (Fitters) after completing 4 Basic Courses, i.e. FPFF, EFA, PSSR and PST.

    ->The cost of the training in T.S. Chanakya is about Rs. 30,000. per year including tuition fees, hostel and messing.

    ->You should be less than 20 years of age on the commencement of the course

    ->You must have a minimum of 60% marks in P.C.M. at 10+2 level or 55% marks in the B. Sc. and should be below 22 years of age.

    ->You should have passed BE/B.Tech. from a college recognized by AICTE and is below 24 years of age.

    ->The advertisement for this course is published 2 months before the commencement of the course in Employment News and other leading news papers.


    RANKINGS IN MERCHANT NAVY:



    GOOD LUCK.

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    mani009
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    Re: What are the requirements to join in Merchant Navy as officer?

    Hi friend, You must have completed your 12th with Maths, Physics, Chemistry, And you must have good eyesight and be physically fit, And you must pass the medical tests before you start training sessions.
    The eligible for this starts from the age of 16..
    And you must submit your 12th memo as your proof of pursuing intermediate..
    Reservations for candidates of Scheduled Castes is 15% and 7.5% for the Scheduled Tribes.
    The Merchant Navy course duration is four years..


    all the best...

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