10th pass or above from recognised board with science, Mathematics as subjects with 40% in English
Medically Fit
6/6 Eye vision
No colour blindness
Age 17.5-25 years

Course Outline

General purpose ratings are trained in Deck Maintenance including Navigational jobs as well as the maintenance of Engine room machinery and other associated technical jobs. They are trained on the subjects like English & Etiquette, Mathematics & Physics, Health Hazards & Personal Safety, Ships & Shipping Industry, use of Life Saving Appliances & Fire Fighting Appliances, Safe Working Practices on Deck & in Engine Room, First Aid, Nautical Terms, Navigation & watch-keeping, Ship's Maintenance, Signalling, Ship visits with separate Marine Engineering syllabi at the support level like Machinery in Engine-Room, Watch keeping duties in Engine-Room and Basic Environmental Protection. They even have the opportunity of becoming full-fledged Navigating Officers subject to fulfillment of D.G. Shipping guidelines.

Certificates Provided

Student after successfully accomplishing the training program will be awarded with the course certificate, by the academy approved by Director General of Shipping, Ministry of Surface and Transport Govt. of India. In inclusion to the above candidate will also receive INDOS and INDIAN CDC (Continuous Discharge Certificate) .

Career Prospects

Candidate after successfully finishing the pre sea training course has to undergo On-Board training or sail for minimum period of 18 months. The eligible candidate can target to become Master mariner on board after fulfilling required sea time and clearing various exams.

Career Prospects

: The Candidate After completions of pre-sea training Courses has to Sail or undergo On-board training for a minimum period of 18 Months or more. A competent person can rise to the level of Master mariner on board a merchant ship after required sea time and passing various exams.

Career Graph

Further sea experience, can be promoted in the particular department he had worked

[SAL: 1500$ - 2000$]

12 month sea experience, Promoted as AB/ Oiler /Wiper /Assistant Cook / 3rd Cook in respective department

[SAL: 800$ - 1200$]

After training join as OS /TS /GS

[Sal: 200$ - 500$]