Merchant Navy Courses | After 10th/12th | Advance Courses
This article is for those candidates who are willing to make their career in Merchant Navy after they are educated in 10th STD and looking forward. Many of the youth of our country are not aware of this profession so our intension is to educate the youth to choose their career easily. This career provides good opportunity such as good pay scale, travelling in the whole world in the open sea, travelling in different kind of countries working with different types of people and also with full food, beverages, and accomodation. Merchant Shipping is one of the most secure industries in the world. Joining Merchant Navy Courses as a career candidates are financially well rewarded at the same time it is also very challenging sector as to spend so many days in open sea in ships. We are trying to help you about the details to join the courses after 10th STD.
Merchant Navy Courses After 10th STD:
There are different types of courses such as:
1-GP Rating course,
2-Deck Rating course,
3-Engine Rating course,
4-Saloon Rating course,
6-Diploma in Marine Engineering (DME Pre-Sea training).
1-GP Rating course: To join this Merchant Navy Courses the applicant must have passed 10th STD with Science, English and Mathematics and the applicant’s age must be minimum 17.5 years and not more than 25 years. It is a pre-sea training program for a period of six months. As per Merchant Shipping rules the applicant must be physically fit in every standard, eye sight must be minimum 6/6 with no color blindness. After the course are complete the applicant will gain a certificate from the Institute, and further he can join as Deck/Engine crew any firm in Merchant Navy ships.
2-Deck Rating course: To join this Merchant Navy Courses the applicant must have passed 10th STD with Science, English and Mathematics and the applicant’s age must be minimum 17.5 years and not more than 25 years. It is a pre-sea training program for a period of six months. As per Merchant Shipping rules the applicant must be physically fit in every standard, eye sight must be minimum 6/6 with no color blindness .After the course are complete the applicant will gain a certificate from the Institute, and further he can join as Deck crew in any firm of Merchant Navy ships.
3-Engine Rating course: The applicant can join the engine crew training with the GP training courses. But crew training courses also have some separate engine courses. The duration of pre-sea courses is six months. From 17.5 to 25 years of age applicant is only allowed for this courses. In order to join this course the student has to pass the SSC examination with (mathematics, science and English subjects).In this course the applicant concentrate on engine courses only. The student will get the certificate after the courses get complete then the student can join merchant navy ship in the team of engine crew only. According to the merchant navy rules the applicant must be as fit.
4-Saloon Rating Course: In this Merchant Navy Courses, the applicant will get the training of catering course. The applicant will be able to take all the responsibility of catering department on the merchant navy ships by taking saloon rating course.The duration of pre-sea courses is six months. The applicant who had passed the SSC examination will be allowed for this course. From 17.5 to 25 years of age applicant is only allowed for this courses. According to the merchant navy rules, the applicant must be as fit.
5-NCV Course: The full form of NCV is Near Coastal Voyage. The duration of training is six months. The applicant who wish to join for this course after 10th they have to pass the SSC examination. From 17.5 to 25 years of age applicant is only allowed for this courses. According to the merchant navy rules, the applicant must be as fit.
6-Diploma In Marine Engineering: This course is also called DME course. The duration of Diploma in Marine Engineering is three years certificate program. After completing this course, the applicant has to go for two years course in the pre-sea course. After all this there will be qualifying examination will be held and then the applicant will be able to join any Merchant Navy as an Engineer aboard.
There is one more process which is called ‘lateral entry.’ The applicant who have completed the Diploma in Marine Engineering they can also get admission in the 2nd year of B.E/B.Tech. Marine Engineering Program.
There are other courses rather than which are mentioned above like fire safety and fire fighting, welding, electrical certification, etc.
NOTE: The applicant who have complete any of the course that is mention above and if the applicant has to gain their rank they can do it by applying for the advance qualifying examination.
Merchant Navy Courses after 12th:
- E./B.Tech. Marine Engineering
- Sc. Nautical Science
- Diploma in Nautical Science
- Sc. Maritime Science
- E./B.Tech. Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering
- BBA in Shipping Management
- Sc. Ship Building and Rep
After the 12th if the applicant has complete any of the above UG then the applicant can also go for some PG and advanced courses if they want.
Here are the list of some advance Merchant Navy Courses:
- E./M.Tech. in Marine Engineering
- E./M.Tech. in Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering
- Sc. Nautical Science
- Sc. Maritime Science
- PG Diploma in Marine Engineering
- MBA (Shipping Management/Logistics Management)
- B. (Maritime Law)
- Pre sea training courses (GME, DME, etc.)
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