11th September 2013, 12:44 PM
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How can I join merchant navy after completing 12th?

Hello sir/mam,
I am Milind More, i completed my 12th in this year. I want to ask you, how i join merchant navy in G.P.Rating course? what procedure i should follow?
[[ i am passed 10th with 62% in 2011 and 12th with 50% in 2013 ]]

11th February 2016, 07:16 PM
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Default Re: How can I join merchant navy after completing 12th?

A candidate joins Merchant Navy as Deck cadet after doing Bachelor's degree in nautical science and as Junior Engineer after doing marine engineering .A candidate after gaining experience of some years can apply for the exam conducted by the Directorate General of Shipping (DGS) to apply for the officer rank.

The candidate has to appear for Merchant Navy entrance exam known as All India Merchant Navy Entrance Test (AIMNET) which is conducted by Bharat Shipping Limited usually in the month of November-December every year.

The eligibility criteria required for Merchant Navy are as follows:-

- The candidate should have Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering or Marine Engineering or a Degree of B.Sc in Nautical Science degree in order to join in the navigation or marine engineering branch of Merchant Navy .

- The candidate must have secured a minimum of 60% in Graduation degree without any backlogs.

- The candidate age should not be more than 25 years.

-The candidate should not suffer from color blindness and should have a eyesight of 6/6.

-The physical requirement for joining Merchant Navy are :

* Height - 167 cm

* Weight - 50 kg

* Chest - 77 cm (without expansion) and 82 cm ( with expansion)

The selection procedure involves of;

*Written Exam.

*Physical Test

* Medical Test

*Personality Interview.
Do you have any question? or have anything to say?

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