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    Can I join in Merchant navy after completing 12th class in Commerce?

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    Can I join in Merchant navy after completing 12th class in Commerce?





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    lakshmi M
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    Re: Can I join in Merchant navy after completing 12th class in Commerce?

    Well sorry to say you are not eligible for merchant navy.

    Eligibility for Merchant navy:

    -You have to pass your 10+2 or an equivalent with physics,chemistry and mathematics.
    or
    -You have to pass the Nautical science and marine engineering

    As a commerce student you are not eligible for Merchant navy.




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    shiva636
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    Re: Can I join in Merchant navy after completing 12th class in Commerce?

    Hello Friend,

    The Educational Qualifications Required For Merchant Navy :

    The educational qualification to join merchant navy is a bachelors degree in nautical science (duration is 3 years) or marine engineering(duration is 4 years).

    The eligibility to pursue this courses is 10+2 with physics, chemistry and maths.

    After completing 12 standard one can join as Deck Cadets.

    The Major institutes which offers courses for Merchant navy for the candidates who has qualified the entrance exam such as IIT JEE, AIEEE and others are:

    1)The T S Chanakya, Karaus, Navi Mumbai.

    2)Marine Engineering Research Institute, Taratolla Rd, Kolkata

    3)Marine Engineering & Research Institute, Hay Bunder Road, Mumbai.

    4)Directorate General of Shipping, Jahaj Bhavan, Ballard Estate, Walchand Hirachand Marg, Mumbai.

    If you have completed your bachelors degree in nautical science, you may join merchant navy as deck cadet and as a junior engineer after marine engineering programme.

    You cannot join in merchant navy with commerce stream.To join in merchant navy you should full fill the above eligibility criteria.

    There are some courses in NDA for the commerce students .You can join in that if you are interested in Navy.

    All The Best...

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    Re: Can I join in Merchant navy after completing 12th class in Commerce?

    hello friend,

    The Merchant Navy is a non-combatant commercial fleet, which deals with transporting cargo,passengers,by sea.Merchant Navy performs three basic areas of a ship and they are the Deck, the Engine and the Saloon Department.You could join Merchant Navy through courses like B.E Marine Engineering,B.Sc Nautical Science,M.E Marine Engineering and the eligibility needed for doing these courses are :

    B.E Marine Engineering:

    Duration: 4 years

    Eligibility: 10+2 with Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and English

    B.S.C Nautical Science:

    Duration: 3 years

    Eligibility: 10+2 with Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and English

    M.E Marine Engineering:

    Duration: 2 years

    Eligibility: B.E Marine Engineering.

    Thank you.

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    saurabh sri
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    Re: Can I join in Merchant navy after completing 12th class in Commerce?



    hello friend,

    no you can not apply for merchant navy....

    UPSC conducts NDA exam to join in merchant navy on 12th basic for which the eligibility criteria is;

    >>you should be 12th with PCM with minimum 60% marks.....
    >>your age should not be less than 16 1/2 and not more than 19 years old....

    as you are a commerce background student so you can not apply for NDA exam.....

    for more details you can visit the official website of UPSC....

    www.upsc.gov.in

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    Re: Can I join in Merchant navy after completing 12th class in Commerce?

    Dear
    No dear you can't join merchant navy after your completing in 12th .
    you should be math in your last previous exam which is 12th.

    But some you have many vacancy for merchant navy which is 12th with commerce in your field.
    you can apply for this jobs.


    for more information visit the merchant websites more detail is available in these website.
    for more information watch newspaper qualification or details is available in this newspaper.
    some time many jobs are available for 12th pass only which is arts, maths, or commerce. every candidates is apply for this exam .
    you have one exam to get this merchant navy for more information visit this website or newspaper.

    best of luck.................

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    Re: Can I join in Merchant navy after completing 12th class in Commerce?

    Hello friend ,

    No, you can't join in Merchant navy after completing 12th class in Commerce . Because you have to complete 12th class exam with science for being eligible for Merchant navy .

    Eligibility FOR Merchant navy
    • Unmarried male and female Students are eligible for Merchant Navy course.
    • You should have passed 12th with Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics for Merchant Navy course.
    • Your Age should not be more than 20 years.
    • SC/ST Students 25 years is maximum age .
    Job Profiles In Merchant navy
    • Navigating Officers
    • Deck Cadets

    some GOOD institutes IN INDIA
    • Training Ship Chanakya
    • Lal Bahadur Shastri College of advanced Maritime Studies and Research
    • Marine Engineering & Research Institute
    • Marine Engineering & Research Institute


    Good Luck..!!

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    pabolu manikanta
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    Smile Re: Can I join in Merchant navy after completing 12th class in Commerce?

    Hello Friend

    Merchant Navy which is one of the best courses that young aspirants show their interest as the pay scale is high and the openings are surplus.

    It is a kind of job where you are the only one get fascinated with All round safe and smooth ship engine functions , Boilers , Heavy machinery of the Ship , Steam connections , maintenance of ship , repair and construction.
    You will be whole in charge of ship Electronic and and Mechanical body for the safety standards of the ship.

    Eligibility :

    Educational qualification :

    You must completed your Graduation from Engineering stream.
    or
    You must completed 10+2 with Physics , Chemistry , Mathematics as your main subjects from a recognized state or central board can join as Deck Cadets.

    So dude i say that you are not eligible for Merchant Navy exam if you are from commerce stream.
    If you are completed your 10+2 with the above required criteria you can go for applying the examination.

    Age Criteria :

    You must have minimum of 20 years and maximum of 27 years of age.
    Upper age relaxation is accepted if you are belonging to special category.
    - SC / ST - 5 years.

    You must have good physical fitness for sea service under standard norms and good eye sight without color blindness.
    - You must have height 150 cm.
    - Weight must be correlated with the height.
    - Chest expansion must be 5 cm.

    Merchant Navy courses in India :

    1. B.E Marine Engineering : 4 years duration ( Physics , Mathematics , English , Chemistry in 10+2 ).
    2. B.Sc Nautical Science : 3 years duration ( Physics , Mathematics , Chemistry , English in 10+2 ).
    3. M.E Marine Engineering : 2 years duration ( B.E Marine Engineering eligibility ).

    Top Institutes offering Merchant Navy course in India:

    1. T S Chanakya - Mumbai
    2. Marine Engineering Research Institute - Kolkata
    3. Marine Engineering & Research Institute - Mumbai
    4. Directorate General of shipping - Mumbai

    Dude for further information leave your message here.

    REGARDS.

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    Re: Can I join in Merchant navy after completing 12th class in Commerce?

    Commerce students cannot join merchant navy .Why?

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    Re: Can I join in Merchant navy after completing 12th class in Commerce?

    Hi dude,

    Sorry dude with commerce back ground you can not get in to Merchant navy. To get into merchant navy you need complete your 12th with physics,maths, chemistry background .Merchant navy is include in the NDA exams.

    NDA stands for National Defense Academy.This is conducted by UPSC for those who are interested in gettign in to Defene services.UPSC conducts this exam twice every year.Only male un-married Students are eligible to apply for this exam.You need complete your 12th from a reconized board to apply for this exam.Your age need to be between 16.5 to 19 years.There are mainly 3wings which are in NDA .

    They are:-Army wing,Air force wing and naval wing.

    For apply for Army wing you need to complete your 12th exam.But for Air force and Naval you need to complete 12th with physics and maths subjects included.

    You can get the application forms online at the official website of UPSC.The last date of applying for this year first Exam was 30th of jan .Exam will be conducted in the month of April.

    So to apply online and for more information regarding NDA notification visit the official website of UPSC at:- http://upsc.gov.in

    ALL THE BEST !!!

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    Re: Can I join in Merchant navy after completing 12th class in Commerce?

    I have completed 10 2 with arts stream and 10 pass with science stream. can i eligible for doing merchant navy courses of 10th basis? plz suggest me.

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    avinashparashar
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    Re: Can I join in Merchant navy after completing 12th class in Commerce?

    Dear friend ,

    I am sorry to inform you that after completing your 12th with commerce you are not eligible for joining merchant navy .

    Friend to join merchant navy you should have to crack either NDA EXAMS OR CDS EXAMS .

    Both the exams are conducted by UPSC twice in a year .

    Eligibility criteria for these exams are here under :-

    NATIONALITY :-

    For both exams ,you must be citizen of India , Nepal or Bhutan .

    AGE LIMITATION :-

    For NDA exams :- your age must be between 16.5 to 19 years .

    For CDS exams : your age must be within 18 to 28 years ,special age relaxation is given to the SC/ST or OBC candidates .

    EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION :-

    For NDA exams :- you must be either in final year of your 12th or have completed it with PCM as your subject from any recognized college .

    For CDS exams :- you must be either in final year of your graduation or have completed it with PCM as your subject from any recognized college .

    For both the exams you must be physically fit according to the government rules .

    Happy Independence Day and all the best for your future .

    avinashparashar .

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