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    Merchant Navy

    What is Merchant Navy?

    ‘Merchant Navy’ suggests commercial transporting of cargo and occasionally passengers by sea to destinations around the world. Marine engineering deals with construction and maintenance of ships and other sailing vessels. They also develop newer designs for the engines of sailing vessels and check the efficiency of existing equipments like gas or steam turbines, diesel or nuclear propulsion plants etc. It is a non-combatant commercial fleet. Operating all engines, boilers, refrigerating and sanitary equipment, deck machinery and steam connections of marine ships is the responsibility of the marine engineer.
    The Merchant Navy is divided into three main areas of work:

    • Nautical Deck Division
    • Engine Division
    • Service Division

    When Can I Enroll for Merchant Navy?:

    COURSE

    ELIGIBILITY

    DURATION

    ENTRANCE

    EXAM

    B.Sc. [Nautical Science]

    HSC with PCM &

    English

    3 Yrs.

    Autonomous Exams

    B. S. [Nautical

    Technology]

    HSC with PCM &

    English

    4 Yrs.

    Autonomous Exams

    B.E / B. Tech. in Marine /Mechanical /Naval Architecture/Electrical

    HSC with PCM &

    English

    4 Yrs.

    JEE/ Main – Advance

    Diploma [Nautical Science]

    HSC with PCM &

    English / B.Sc. [related field]

    1 Yr.

    Autonomous

    Exam

    Graduate Mechanical Engineers (GME)

    B.E/B.Tech. / B.Sc.[Mech Engg.] / B.E. [Naval

    Arch]

    1 Yr.

    Autonomous

    Exam

    M.E. [Marine Engineering]

    B.E. [Marine Engg.]

    2 Yrs.

    GATE

    Deck Cadet

    HSC with PCM &

    English

    1 Yr.

    No Entrance Exam

    Pre –Sea Training

    HSC with PCM & English or B.Sc. in Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry or B.E. / B. Tech.

    3 to 4 Months.

    No Entrance Exam

    ADMISSION PROCEDURE: Entrance Exam + Personal Interview + Medical Fitness Test

    What Personality Traits Are Required to Be in Merchant Navy ?

    • Physical Fitness
    • Excellent Technical Knowledge
    • Team Spirit & Practical Thinking
    • Calm under Pressure
    • Problem Solving Skills
    • Organizing Ability
    • Willing to live apart from love ones for long stretches of time
    • Flexible
    • Patient

    What Aptitudes Are Required to Be in Merchant Navy ?

    • High Abstract Reasoning
    • High Numerical Ability
    • High Mechanical Reasoning
    • Above Average Psychomotor Ability
    • High Closure Ability

    IQ Required to be in Merchant Navy?

    Minimum High Range of Intelligence preferred along with hard work.

    Job Prospects After Merchant Navy Course:

    • Merchant Navy
    • Ports
    • Ship Building Firms
    • Ship Design Firms
    • Engine Production Firms

    Mumbai

    5th Floor, Gagangiri Complex, 18th Road, Near Dr. Ambedkar Udyan, Above Bharat Co.op Bank, Chembur,Mumbai, Maharashtra, 400071 India

    Phone:+91 22 25287474

    Bengaluru

    16/1. NAG’s Square, BSK 6th Stage, 11th Block, Srinivasapura Cross, 80 Feet Road, Gankal, Kengeri,Bengaluru, Karnataka, 560061 India

    Phone:+91 78296 88844