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The demand of Merchant Navy Coaching Institutes in Jalandhar increasing day by day. Because Companies are now recruiting large numbers of students for various staff. Merchant navy coaching centre in Jalandhar is ANAND CLASSES. At the cutting edge, dream of students who has a tendency towards merchant navy. ANAND CLASSES is the Best Merchant Navy Coaching Classes in Jalandhar. We offer expert and skilled mentor for the students. Our teachers cover the conceptual clarity to students. It is from Top Coaching Institutes for Merchant Navy Exam in Jalandhar, because notes are prepared by us and made by their own faculty according to the exam pattern. We offer brilliant Coaching Classes for Merchant Navy Preparation in Jalandhar.

WHAT IS MERCHANT NAVY ?

The Merchant Navy is a non military economic fleet, which accord with transporting baggage and infrequently, Passengers, through sea. Its fleet is therefore composed of large vessels (ships) such as Passenger vessels, cargo liners which carry cargo or oil tankers as well as other special types of transportation.

All fleets are belong to Indian or foreign shipping companies. Absolutely, Merchant Navy is the determination of worldwide trade. . Beyond the Merchant Navy most of the import and export business may grind to an end.

Today, the ships are eminently sophisticated and automation exhaustive security and adeptness of ship are critical and dependable on the competent strength, capacity and dedication to duty, on board of ship. Now days, there are several number of opportunities to bring in a reasonable manner pleasant salaries but t it also offer equally scholarship at young age. 

CAREER IN MERCHANT NAVY: 

In Merchant Navy, life is totally adventurous and long journey to mysterious. The officer’s life in the Merchant Navy one can expect a different and reputed lifestyle that can take you any place in world. Merchant Navy as a progress:

  •  Scholarship in terms of commercial wealth and awareness.
  •  Exposure to various people, land and civilization.
  •  Leadership quality, ability to tackle problems and positive attitude towards every situation.
  •  Build not just a career, but also generate character too.
  •  Expert sailors are deeply in demand in different extent just like us as shipping companies, Repair Yards, Classification societies, Hotel and Hospitality industry, Power plants and many more.
    • ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA for Merchant Navy:

    Deck Cadet (DGS + IMU scheme) - leading to B.SC. Nautical science :

    Educational qualification: Pass / appearing in 12th class from affiliated universities above 60% in PCM.

    Or

    With physics as an individual subjects in one of the years of B.SC. In PCM or electronics with an average of above 50% from UGC /DEC recognized university.

    Or

    B.E./B.TECH degree from college recognized by AICTE.

    AND

    Should pass English subject above 50 % marks either in 10th or 12th class.

    Age: Above 25 years.

    Medical: 6/6 eye sight and no color blindness.

    B.S. NAUTICAL TECHNOLOGY:

    Educational qualification: Pass / appearing in 12th class from affiliated universities above 60% in PCM.

    AND

    pass English subject above 50 % marks either in 10th or 12th class.

    Age: Above 25 years.

    Medical: 6/6 eye sight and no color blindness.

    Marine Engineering (TME):

    Educational qualification: Pass / appearing in 12th class from affiliated universities above 60% in PCM.

    AND

    Should pass English subject above 50 % marks either in 10th or 12th class.

    Age: Above 25 years

    Medical: Use of corrective lenses permitted but the maxi. Permissible limits at entry are +_ 2.5 and no color blindness.

    Some companies/ Institute of shipping have their own eligibility criteria for their intake.

    EXAM PATTERN: In the written Exam, Exam pattern are given below:

  • English
  • Science
  • Mathematics
  •  General Knowledge.
  • MERCHANT NAVY PREPARATION COURSE syllabus:

    Mathematics Syllabus

    Arithmetic

    Number System - Natural numbers

    1. Rational and Real numbers
    2. Addition
    3. Multiplication
    4. Square roots
    5. Decimal fractions
    6. Division
    7. Subtraction
    8. Fundamental operations
    9. Integers
    10. Unitary method

    11. Time and work
    12. Applications to simple and compound interest
    13. Ratio and proportion
    14. Time and distance
    15. Percentages
    16. Profit and loss
    17. Variation

      Elementary Number Theory

  • Prime and composite numbers
  • Multiples and factors
  • H.C.F. and L.C.M. Euclidean algorithm
  • Laws of logarithms
  • Division algorithm
  • Tests of divisibility by 2, 3, 4, 5, 9 and 11
  • Factorization Theorem
  • Logarithms to base 10
  • Use of logarithmic tables
  • Algebra

    • Basic Operations
    • Remainder Theorem
    • Solutions of quadratic equations
    • Simple factors
    • H.C.F., L.C.M. Theory of polynomials
    • Relation between its roots and coefficients (Only real roots to be considered)
    • Simultaneous linear equations in two unknowns

    • • Analytical and graphical solutions
    • • Practical problems leading to two simultaneous linear equations or in equations in two variables or quadratic equations in one variable & their solutions
    • • Simultaneous linear equations in two variables and their solutions
    • • Set language and set notation
    • • Rational expressions and conditional identities
    • • Laws of indices
    • Trigonometry

    • • Sine x, cosine x, Tangent x when 0 deg < x < 90 deg
    • • Simple trigonometric identities
    • • Values of sin x, cos x and tan x, for x = 0 deg, 30 deg, 45 deg, 60 deg and 90 deg
    • • Simple cases of heights and distances
    • • Use of trigonometric tables
    • Geometry

    • • Lines and angles
    • • Properties of angles at a point
    • • Plane and plane figures Theorems on
    • • Sides and angles of a triangle
    • • Congruency of triangles
    • • Parallel lines
    • • Concurrence of medians and altitudes
    • • Properties of angles, sides and diagonals of a parallelogram, rectangle and square Circles and its properties including tangents and normal
    • • Similar triangles
    • • Loci
    • Mensuration:

    • • Rectangles
    • • Areas of squares
    • • Triangle and circle
    • • Surface area and volume of cuboids
    • • Volume and Lateral surface of right circular cones and cylinders
    • • volume and Surface area of spheres
    • • Parallelograms
    • • Areas of figures which can be split up into these figures (Field Book)
    • Statistics

    • • Collection and tabulation of statistical data
    • • volume
    • • Histograms
    • • Measures of central tendency
    • • Bar charts, pie charts etc.
    • Merchant Navy Coaching Academy in JALANDHAR

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      ANAND CLASSES, we provide you the best coaching for Merchant Navy. ANAND CLASSES is the No. 1 Merchant Navy Academy in Jalandhar. In their classes, no distraction in the class room, suitable surroundings, proper regular lectures, online test series and topics of group discussion. Now days, it becomes exclusive Merchant Navy Entrance Exam Coaching Center in Jalandhar. Optimum numbers of students in the batches. Weekend batches are also provided. Quicks tricks and methods to crack problems easily in minimum time.

      We also provide Merchant Navy Early Morning, Late Evening Coaching Training in Jalandhar. ANAND CLASSES is Best Coaching Center for Merchant Navy Exam Preparation in Jalandhar. We have fantastic and professional teachers for subjects who are qualified from govt. Affiliated universities. It is the Best Result Producing Institutes for Merchant Navy Exam in Jalandhar.

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      Join Merchant Navy After 10th | 12th | Engineering | B.E/BTech | (JOIN MERCHANT NAVY) Mechanical Engineering| Merchant navy Admission

    Merchant Navy entrance exam:

    All India Merchant Navy Entrance Test (IMU-CET Online Test is conducted twice a year i.e NOVEMBER/DECEMBER & JUNE/JULY All over India.) This all India entrance is conducted for joining Merchant Navy Course in DG SHIPPING (GOVT. OF INDIA) Approved Colleges.

    B.Tech NAVAL ARCHITECURE & SHIP BUILDING (4 years)
    Qualification -Pass HSC OR 10+2 from a recognised board with 50% average in PCM (Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics) Maximum age-25 years.

    B.Tech – MARINE ENGINEERING
    Qualification -Pass HSC OR 10+2 from a recognised with 60% average in PCM (Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics) Maximum age-25 years

    B.Sc NAUTICAL SCIENCE
    Qualification -Pass HSC OR 10+2 from a recognised with 60% average in PCM (Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics) Maximum age-25 years

    PRE-SEA TRAINING G.P. RATINGS
    Qualification – 10th pass with total average of 40% marks (with Mathematics & Science) OR Has Passed in Govt. approved 2 years ITI course from recoganised institute with 50% minimum aggregate marks. 40% marks in English subject shall required in 10th or 12th OR any Degree OR Diploma course approved by AICTE. Maximum age- 25 years.

    About Indian Maritime University IMU-CET …

    IMU-CET is common entrance exam conducted all over India, for admission into various Marine courses like

    • Deck Cadet Course,
    • DNS Leading To Bsc Nautical Science
    • Bsc.Nautical Science,
    • B.E Marine Engineering
    • Naval Artitecture
    • G.P Rating

    Candidates want to get admission for any of these courses, have to appear and qualify IMU CET AUG 2017 Exam. For coming AUG Batch CET will be held in month of May-June 2016.
    The Common Entrance Examination shall have 200 objective type multiple choice questions each carrying one mark distributed in six subjects which are to be attempted in 3 hours duration.

    These six subjects are as follows:

    • English 25 questions
    • General Knowledge 25 questions
    • General Aptitude 25 questions
    • Mathematics 50 questions
    • Physics 50 questions
    • Chemistry 25 questions

    About Shipping Company Sponsorship Test

    Some reputed shipping company organize Sponsorship Test and select candidates for Sponsorship. Basically “Sponsorship” is Job, Placement & Training assurance in WRITTEN given to a candidate who successfully clears all the phase of “Sponsorship Test” organized by any  D.G Shipping Licensed shipping company.
    Generally “Sponsorship Test” is completed in 3 Phases as follows:

    • Written Offline/Online Test
    • 2.Psycometric/16 PF Test
    • 3.Personal Interview &
    • 4.Medical Examination (By D.G Approved Doctor)

    Candidate who successfully passed all phases are then “SPONSORED” by the Company and issued “Sponsorship Letter”.

    Benefits Of  getting “Sponsorship”
    In today’s scenario , Almost no shipping companies recruits any fresher candidates, who completed the pre-sea course as a “NON-SPONSORED” So they have to face of a lot of problems in getting jobs.
    Joining any Merchant Navy course as a “SPONSORED” candidate will 100% assures your Job & Placement after successful completion of course. So in short “Getting Sponsorship from any approved shipping company will secures your present & future as well.


    CAREER AS AN NAVIGATION OFFICER (DECK SIDE)

    The officer from this branch looks after the ships navigation, loading/unloading of cargo and the general maintenance and administration of the ship. After completion of their training as a Deck Cadet the officer joins in the rank of 3rd officer and subsequently promoted to the rank of 2nd officer, chief officer and finally the Captain/ Master of the ship. All the promotions are subject to the individual passing his competency exams and his performance onboard the ship. 

    In addition to navigation duties normally a 3rd officer looks after the life saving appliances, 2nd officer the passage planning and the navigation equipment, the chief officer look after the cargo work, and the Captain/ Master is the overall In- charge of the ship. 

    The subsequent promotions after acquiring a certificate of competency as second mate (F.G.), an officer is eligible to be appointed as a third or a second officer on board a merchant ship and would draw a handsome salary for subsequent promotions, he has to render further sea service and progressively pass the higher examination appropriate for that rank viz. First mate (F.G.) and Master (F.G.). The certificate of competency as Master (F.G.) entitles the officers to become the captain of Merchant Navy ships.

    CAREER AS AN ENGINEERING OFFICER (ENGINE SIDE)

    A career at sea is very demanding as well as rewarding. It offers a high level of job satisfaction, a wide experience and challenging work environment. Experienced Marine Engineers are in great demand in all industries because of their ability to handle very large power plants, their resourcefulness, sense of responsibility and ability to work with their own hand with almost no external assistance. A Marine Engineer is a very valuable and responsible member of a ship’s team. 

    He has to operate and controls are engineering systems onboard his ship, and maintain them in good working condition. This gives him tremendous experience and confidence. However, it must be understood that the life of a Marine Engineer is tough and not suited for the weak hearted. The ship’s engine room having the Main Engine, Boilers, Pumps, Hydraulic fuel systems, ship electrical generating plant and distribution. 

    ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

    Deck Cadet (DGS+ IMU Scheme)-Leading to B.Sc. Nautical Science

    Educational Qualification: Pass/ appearing in 10+2 examination from a recognized Board/ University with Physics, Chemistry and Maths (PCM), with not less than 60% marks in PCM.
    OR
    with Physics as an individual subject in one of the years of B.Sc. in PCM or Electronics with an average of not less than 50% marks from an UGC/DEC recognized university.

    OR

    B.E./ B.Tech. Degree from college recognized by AICTE

    AND

    Should have passed with not less than 50% marks in English as a separate subject at either 10th or 12th standard.
    Age: Not more than 25 years.
    Medical: Eye sight should be 6/6 with no colour blindness.

    B.S. Nautical Technology 

    Educational Qualification: Pass/ appearing in 10+2 examination from a recognized Board/ University with Physics, Chemistry and Maths (PCM), with not less than 60% marks in PCM.

    AND

    Should have passed with not less than 50% marks in English as a separate subject at either 10th or 12th standard.
    Age: Not more than 25 years.
    Medical: Eye sight should be 6/6 with no colour blindness.

    04 Year Marine Engineering (TME)

    Educational Qualification: Pass/ appearing in 10+2 examination from a recognized Board/ University with Physics, Chemistry and Maths (PCM), with not less than 60% marks in PCM.

    AND

    Should have passed with not less than 50% marks in English as a separate subject at either 10th or 12th standard.
    Age: Not more than 25 years.
    Medical: Use of corrective lenses permitted but the maximum permissible limits at entry are +_ 2.5 with no colour blindness.

    Note: However DG Shipping have made guide line for different entry but some shipping companies/ Institute have their own criteria for their intake. It is our advise any person who wish to join merchant navy should check his eye sight and colour blindness test get done from some specialist doctor before applying.


    CAREER PATH FOR DECK OFFICER

    Career Flow Chart-Deck Cadet (DGS+IMU Scheme):- Eligibility in terms of educational qualification, age, physical standard and eye sight as prescribed by Director General of Shipping, Ministry of Shipping, Road Transport and Highways, Government of India.

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    Note :

    • It takes about 10 – 12 years to become a Captain.
    • All Salaries are indicative; candidates may get more or less depending up on the recruiters.

     CAREER PATH FOR ENGINEER OFFICER

    Career Flow Chart-04 Years Marine Engineering (TME):- Eligibility in terms of educational qualification, age, physical standard and eye sight as prescribed by Director General of Shipping, Ministry of Shipping, Road Transport and Highways, Government of India.

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    Note :

    • It takes about 10 – 12 years to become a Chief Engineer.
    • All Salaries are indicative; candidates may get more or less depending up on the recruiters.


    GRADUATE MECHANICAL ENGINEER

    Graduate Mechanical Engineer (GME) – Career prospect : The department of Mechanical Engineering aims to provide the best mechanical engineering inputs to the marine engineers along with broad based knowledge in practical applications. The job of Mechanical Engineers are contributing following major activities like ship building, workshop activities required in ship repairs like welding, riveting component machining, assembling & dismantling. The Mechanical Engineering department has core laboratories for heat transfer, applied mechanics, fluid machinery, refrigeration and air conditioning control and vibration analysis. The experiments are critically selected so as to cover the entire gamut of marine engineering principles. They have to work with Main Diesel Engines, Auxiliary Engines, Boiler, Purifiers, Pumps and other auxiliary machineries. They are also required to undergo extensive watch keeping duties in plant operation and safety etc.
    Eligibility :

    Educational Qualification : Graduate in Mechanical Engineering / Naval Architecture from and Engineering College recognized by AICTE (Ministry of human Resource and Development). Candidate must be in possession of valid Engineering Degree / Provisional Certificate. And must have secured minimum 50% marks in English in 10th or 12th class.
    Age : Not exceeding 25 years.
    Medical : Medically fit as per the company / regulatory standards. Eyesight 2.0 & No color blindness.

    Training Fee : The coast of

    Pre-sea

    training will be include tuition fees, books, lodging, boarding, uniform etc and will be borne by the candidates. The training fees will be approximately Rs. 4,50,000/- (Rupees Four Lack  Fifty Thousand only) and payable directly to the training institute approved by DG Shipping. The fee for the training is also depend on the company / Institute and subject to change for more information you can log on www.dgshipping.com.

    Training : 01 Year pre-sea training at marine training institute approved by DG Shipping Govt. of

    India

    . This training provides a graduate Mechanical Engineer student a sure path to become a qualified Marine Engineer. On Selection you will be nominated to undergo a 12 months residential per-sea orientation training on Marine Engineering at any chosen maritime training Institute in India (Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Pune etc) At the pre-sea institute, apart from the academics you will undergo training in workshops and simulators. On successful completion of the course you will be awarded certificate. On completion of the pre-sea training of 12 month, you will join merchant Naval Vessel as Vth Engineer. You will go on the ship for 8 month and after returning back you can appear in Marine Engineers Officer class IV Exam, conducted by Director General of Shipping. On successful completion of this exam you will be awarded class IV Certificate of competency by DG of shipping and can join back as fourth Engineer. You can further appear in promotional exams and rise up to the rank of Chief Engineer who is equal to the rank of captain is a ship.


    CAREER PATH

    Career Flow Chart- Graduate Mechanical Engineering (GME):- Eligibility in terms of educational qualification, age, physical standard and eye sight as prescribed by Director General of Shipping, Ministry of Shipping, Road Transport and Highways, Government of India.

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    Note :

    • It takes about 08 – 10 years to become a Chief Engineer.
    • All Salaries are indicative; candidates may get more or less depending up on the recruiters.

    SHIP'S ELECTRICAL OFFICER (SEO)

    Ship’s Electrical Officer (SEO) – Career prospect: Every sea going vessel must carry at least one Electrical Officer. That is why the department of Electrical is known for one man show (Batti Sahab) on board merchant naval vessels. Since SEO is an essential requirement there is a heavy demand in the international shipping industry. The work field of SEO is consisting of working on Main and emergency generator, High voltage generator and system, MSB & Power distribution - Procedures and Practices Power management system, Emergency Switchboard, Local Power Distribution, Emergency power & Shore supply, Other Electrical Machines A.C. Motor Starters, Protection Devices, Marine Electrical Cables, Marine Auxiliaries & Instrumentation Workshop, Electrical Equipment, Galley equipment, Laundry equipment, Practical on ship board active boiler combustion control system and Full mission, Electromagnetism and AC theory, Basic Electrical concept and fundamental practices, DC Generators, Alternators, Electrical Motors Main and emergency generator, Electrical motors, Transformers, Automation and Instrumentation Familiarization with shipboard PMS. Special electrical practice for oil, gas, and chemical tankers Pneumatic & hydraulic systems etc.

    Eligibility :

    Educational Qualification : Degree in Electrical Engineering from a recognized engineering college approved by AICTE (Ministry of human Resource and Development) with minimum 50% marks OR Diploma in Electrical Engineering with Ist class. And must have secured minimum 50% marks in English in 10th or 12th class.

    Age : Not exceeding 25 years.
    Medical : Medically fit as per the company / regulatory standards. Eyesight 2.5 & No color blindness.

    Training Fee : The coast of

    Pre-sea

    training will be include tuition fees, books, lodging, boarding, uniform etc and will be borne by the candidates. The training fees will be approximately Rs. 2.50 Lacks (Rupees Two Lack, Fifty Thousand only) and payable directly to the training institute.

    Training : 06 Months pre-sea training at marine training institute approved by DG Shipping Govt. of

    India

    . This training provides a Ship’s Electrical Officer aspirants a sure path to become a qualified Ship’s Electrical Officer. On Selection you will be nominated to undergo a 06 months residential per-sea orientation training on Electrical Engineering at any chosen maritime training Institute in

    India

    . (

    Delhi

    , Mumbai, Chennai,

    Madurai

    , Pune etc) At the pre-sea institute, apart from the academics you will undergo training in workshops and simulators. On successful completion of the course you will be awarded certificate. On completion of the pre-sea training of 06 month, you will join merchant Naval Vessel as Assistant Electrical Officer. After completing your first contact as an Assistant/ Trainee Electrical Officer you can sail as an Electrical Officer on your second contract onwards.

    Ship’s Electrical Officer

    Electrical Officer 
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    B.E. (Electrical)/B.E. (EEE)
    (Application- Interview - Selection- Medical).

     

    Diploma (Electrical) / (EEE)
    (Application - Interview - Selection - Medical).
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    2 Months Bridging Course.

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    4 Months Specialised Training Programme 
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    4 Basic STCW Courses
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    Obtain CDC INDOS
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    Trainee Electrical Officer on Board Ship 
    (Stipend 400 to 600 USD)
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    A Junior Electrical Officer on Board Ship 
    (salary 1200 -1500 USD)

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    Electrical Officer on Board Ship 
    (Salary 2000 - 4000 USD PM)

     

    FEE FOR MERCHANT NAVY DIFFERENT COURSES

    Fee for Deck Cadet (DG+IMU scheme) between Rs. 4 Lacks to 6.50 Lacks as per training institute, for B.S. Nautical Technology, between 11 lacks to 13 Lacks as per institute, for 04 year Marine Engineering (TME), between 12 lacks to 14 Lacks, for Graduate Mechanical Engineering (GME), between 3 Lacks to 4.5 Lacks. This is a compulsory residential programme, so the fee is inclusive of Boarding/ Lodging, Tuition fee, Books, Uniforms, CDC etc. For the STCW courses which includes basic/ advanced modular courses, Simulator based courses, Competency courses, Revalidation courses and value added courses are differ from institute to institute or company to company.

    Note: The fee given above are only for information and subject to change as per Institute/ Company. However the amount is almost same for different courses but for more information you can contact the concerned authority or log on to 
    www.dgshipping.com


    PAY AND PERKS IN MERCHANT NAVY

    The pay and perks again depend on company to company. But generally it depends upon the type of the ship, Experience and Competency of an individual. At the starting level a cadet may get 200-500 US dollar Pm. Among officers a 3rd officer/4th Engineer gets about 1500 – 3000

    US

    dollar, 2nd officer/3rd Engineer 3000 – 4000 US dollar, Chief Officer/2nd Engineer 3000-4500 US dollar and a Chief Engineer/Captain may get 4000-6000 US dollar for month. Masters may draw salaries as high as US $ 8000 to 10000 per month for being on specialized vessels. But again it depend on the company to company. But the advantage of being paid in US dollar is income tax free income.


    SHIP ORGANIZATION - RANK STRUCTURE

    The rank structure in Merchant Navy is as below. Small variations in terminology do however occur.

    OFFICERS :

    DECK

    ENGINE

    Captain/ Master

    Chief Engineer

    Chief Officer

    2nd Engineer

    2nd Officer

    3rd Engineer

    3rd Officer

    4th Engineer

    Deck Cadets

    Engine Trainee

     

    Electrical Officer

    RATINGS :

    Bosun

    Deck Rating (AB & OC)

    Engine Rating (Oilers)

    Cook & Stewards


    OPPORTUNITIES AFTER SAILINGS

    For Engineers- 

    Shore 

    Based Options: A Marine Engineer is equipped not only for a career at sea but for any position that demands a mechanical or electrical engineer. Typically marine engineer are sought by industries like Power Plants, Cement Plants, Ship Yards, Ship Repair Yards, Ports Classification Societies, Engineering Consultant, Chartered Engineer, Surveyor and Instructor duties in Marine engineering colleges, Hotel etc.


    For Navigation 

    Officer-

    Shore ased Options: The opportunities for navigation officer on shore based jobs are as wide as for the marine engineers. Ports employ Ex-Captains as Pilot to navigate ships inside the harbors and shipping companies and ship agents employ ex-captains in their operation departments and personnel assistance. Survey companies employ ex-navigations officers as a cargo surveyors for insurance claims and there are jobs available in the MMD (Mercantile Marine Department) as a nautical surveyors. Some ex-captains are employed with ship broking firms while those who have interest in teaching can join educational and training institutions. 




    Further Studies: For those who desire to study further, they can do advanced studied in shipping management programme and even can do an M.S. programme or an MBA programme.

    Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)


    What Kind of a person is fit for joining the merchant navy ?
    When we are talking about a career in merchant navy, it is a different type of career which offers you an outdoor experience coupled with modern technology in all its various forms. It is rewarding in one hand but demanding in other hand. A suitable person to join merchant navy is someone who likes to keep abreast technology, who is hardworking, passionate about sea world, wants to travel around the world, who has strong will power, who can live without his family for a long period and who have the attitude of “never says die”

    What are the pay & perks in the merchant navy ?
    The pay & perks depend on the companies, types of ships and between service on Indian ships and Foreign ships. But generally it can be under stood like –

    Indian Flag : During training between Rs. 10000 to 15000 pm. After training, officer’s full salaries start at around Rs. 50000 and go all the way up to Rs. 2.5 Lakhs per month for Captains and Chief Engineers. Income tax is payable.

    Foreign Flag : During training it is between $200 - $500 US dollar per month and after training officers salaries start at $2000 and go all the way upto $10,000 US dollar per month as per rank and ships. Sailing in foreign ships affords, Non-Resident Indian status (NRI), accordingly, No income tax is payable there are some other advantage of joining merchant navy.

    Advantage of joining Merchant Navy :

    1.
     The demand for qualified seafaring officers has increased tremendously with the increasing number of merchant navy ships sailing in the international water as a result of the progressive growth of international trade.

    2. Excellent remuneration including annual bonuses and other benefits make a career in merchant navy promising and lucrative.

    3. Perquisites also include opportunity to travel the world for free including free food & accommodation on board.

    Will somebody get the salary when he is not sailing and on leave ?
    No, when somebody is not sailing he is not entitled for salary but some shipping companies have started this pattern recently.

    What is the retirement age in merchant navy ?
    As per seamen’s Employment officer order the retirement age of the person from seafaring profession is 60 yrs. This rule also provided discretion to the Director, seamen’s Employment office, to permit employment of seamen over 60 years of age, but not exceeding 65, provided the ship owner accepted the engagement of the seamen and the prescribed medical of the seamen and the prescribed medical authority declared him fit prior to engagement.

    Can anyone leave the job in the merchant navy and join later after few years ?
    Yes it is possible but you will have to ensure your certificates are valid at the time of rejoining and you may also be required to undergo some refresher training.

    What are the shore opportunities when somebody stop sailing ?
    Now days, there are so many options available for seafarer after crossing the gangway, but it depend on the experience & quality of the individual. Like after becoming master or chief engineer, there will be many opportunities at shore for marine superintendent, instructor staff in marine colleges or can do his own business etc.

    How safe is it to be on board a ship and what is the compensation in case of any injury or death ?
    Merchant Navy is one of the safest and most economical medium for transportation ships are built to operate in the safest way but the safety depends on the human being who operates the ship. Every company has made guidelines about this and its varies from various factor like type and extent of injury or death.

    What is the name of international authority which governs Merchant Navy & takes case of seafarers 
    Sandeep Sir :
     The International Maritime Organization (IMO). The convention established in 1948 and IMO first met in 1959. IMO’s main task has been to develop and maintain a comprehensive regulatory frame work for shipping and its remit today includes safety, environmental concerns, legal matters, technical co-operation, maritime security and the efficiency of shipping. The IMO headquarter is in d Kingdom
    and presently Mr. E.E. Mitropoulos is the Secretary-General of the IMO.

    What is the pattern of the written test for Deck/Engine cadet entrance examination ?
    Again, it depends on company to company, but generally written test will be bassed on 10 + 2 standard and test paper comprises of questions from Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics, English, General Knowledge, Reasoning followed by Interview, Psychometric test and Medical.

    What are the medical parameters for joining Merchant Navy?
    It is given in the heading Eligibilities criteria to join Merchant Navy, but shortly candidate should be physically fit and meet the standards laid out by Director General of Shipping. More details can be found in DG shipping Website www.dgshipping.com.

    What is the seasickness and does everybody get it ?
    Seasickness is a feeling of nausea and in extreme cases, vertigo experienced after spending time on a ship on water. It generally happen when sea is rough and rolling & pitching of a ship causes the sea sickness but people who particularly feel seasick simply by setting foot on a boat. It is also not necessary for everyone to get it, and it will be cured only by getting habitual to it.

    Which are the best Institute for Nautical/Engineering courses?
    There are so many good institutes (govt/private) for pre sea training for Deck side and Marine Engineering. The full information about them can be downloaded from DG shipping website www. dgshipping.com. some of them are Govt Institutes, TS Chanakya, Maritime Training Institute, Marine Engineering & Research Institute, Kolkata, MERI – Mumbai, others are TS Rehman, International Maritime Institute, Applied Research Institute, Naval Maritime Academy, Vel’s Academy of Maritime Studies, RL Institute of Nautical Science, MMTI’s Education & Research Trust, Samundra Institute of Maritime Studies, Fleet Management Training Institute, Yak Education Trust, Tolani Maritime Institute, AMET Chennai, Maharashtra Academy of Naval Education & Training, Maritime Training Institute etc.

    Name the few best shipping companies/ship management services ?
    There are more thousands of shipping companies/ship management services in the world, some of them are - Indian Companies. The shipping corporation of

    India

    , The Great Eastern Shipping company, Varun Shipping Ltd, Essar Shipping Ltd, etc. Foreign companies – Executive ship Management, Anglo Eastern Ship Management Ltd, APS Maritime Services Pvt Ltd, Atlantic Shipping Pvt Ltd, Wilhelmsen(Barber) ship Management Pvt Ltd, Chellaran shipping Pvt Ltd, Eurasia Group, five star shipping Pvt Ltd, IMC shipping co. Ltd, IMT-Mobil Ltd, A.P. Moller – MAERSK Pvt Ltd., OMI Pvt Ltd, Pratibha shipping co. Ltd, Tolani shipping co. Ltd, Wallen Ship Management Ltd, Univan Ship Management Ltd, United Ocean Ship Management, Paramount Shipping, Fleet Management, Dynacom Ship Management etc. For more information read Sailor Today’s A to Z ship Manager’s and Seafarer’s Almanac or log onwww.dgshipping.com

    What are the authentic sources to get right information about marine world ?
    Apart from individual website of different Companies/Management agencies/ Institute the correct information can be obtain from the shipping magazine like Sailor Today, The Marine World, The Marex bulletin etc. or can log on www.sailortoday.net,www.dgshipping.com

    What are the 3w in Merchant Navy ?
    The famous three w’s are known for “Women, Wealth & Wine”. It is my advice to a youngster who wants to join merchant navy soon after 10 + 2, should keep himself away from these three w’s. Nowadays the entire society is under the threat of AIDS and so many of others dangerous cureless diseases. It is very much important to guide our young generation about the consequence of this part of the marine world. As a seafarer you may get more chances to visit different part of the world and have more money than any other person. So it is very much required to know about the consequences of these things and please do not involves in such activities. 

    What is Piracy ?
    According to IMO’s article 101 of the 1982(UNCLOS), the Piracy consists of (a) any illegal acts of violence or detention, or any act of depredation, committed for private ends by the crew or the passengers of a private ship or a private aircraft (b) any act of voluntary participation in the operation of a ship or of an aircraft with knowledge of facts making it a pirate ship or aircraft. The main motto of piracy is ransom.

    What is STCW-95 Courses ?
    The STCW-95 courses are a mandatory requirement for all seafarers of-course the type of course required by each person depends upon the qualification of the individual and the capacity in which he will be employed on board. In other words a deck officer is required to do courses which are different from those an engineer officer is required to do. The course are designed in accordance with the international maritime organization and approved by Govt. of India.

    What is CDC and how someone get it ?
    “CDC” means Continue Discharge Certificate or you can say seafarer’s identity document. Any person who fulfills all the eligibility condition as specified in rules 4 and 5 of these rules, for the issue for more information, log on www.dgshipping.com.

    What is INDOS ?
    It is a computerized national database for quick reference by statutory authorities such as flag state, port state, immigration & Employers etc. to prevent fraudulent issue of certificates. The database will include address, photographs, signature & telephone etc. The INDOs No consists of eight alphanumeric character Hence forth no seafarer with out INDOs no will be admitted to any course other than three month pre-sea training course.


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