The above program is approved by Director General of Shipping, Government of India. The design of the course is as per the guidelines laid down by the Directorate. This training provides a School (X+II)/('A' Level) leaver sure path to become a qualified Deck Officer. During the 12 Months training at Academy, approved by Director General of Shipping, Government of India the candidate is familiarized with various aspects in workshop comprising of Carpentry, Plumbing, Machine Shop, Electrical Shop and Hot Work. He is also required to complete mandatory STCW course. On successful completion of the semester 1 & 2, A diploma in Nautical Science is awarded by Indian Maritime University (IMU), and then he undertakes the sea phase for 18 months comprising semester 3,4, & 5 of on board ship residential training along with correspondence course with Indian Maritime University (IMU). On successful completion of phase II (semester 3,4, & 5) IMU will awarded the trainee with Advance Diploma in Nautical Science, Trainee is required to undergo 4 months post-sea training in any training institute (2nd mate Function) approved by Director General of Shipping, Government of India. on Successful completion of the training & Passing the exam he will be awarded with a Certificate of Competency by Director General of Shipping and B.Sc. Degree in (Nautical Science) by IMU.`
10+2 ('A' Levels) with Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics with minimum 60% marks in PCM or B.Sc. Graduates/ Diploma with 55% marks in aggregate and minimum 50% marks in English at 10th or 12th level is must should be fluent in written & spoken English.
Not exceeding 25 years on the date of commencement of training.
Medically fit with eyesight 6/6, without external aids. No colour blindness.
NMS undertakes an Aptitude tests followed by CET of IMU. The final selection will only take place after medical check-up through our panel Doctor, approved by D. G. Shipping Govt. of India.
B.Sc. Nautical Science (IMU)
10+2 (PCM 60%) AGREGATE / DIPLOMA WITH MIN 55% MARKS IN AGGREGATE /B.Sc. WITH 55% MARKS IN AGGREGATE & 50% IN ENGLISH IN 10TH OR 12TH OR HIGHER LEVEL APPLICATION-INTERVIEW/ CET-SELECTION-MEDICAL / EYESIGHT CHECKUP
12 MONTHS PRE-SEA TRAINING (Semester 1 & 2 - IMU)) In Academy, approved by D. G. Shipping Govt. of India
DIPLOMA IN NAUTICAL SCIENCE (DNS)
AS DECK CADET 18 MONTHS ONBOARD - SHIP (SEMESTE 3,4 & 5 IGNOU as Distance Learning Program) DAVANCE DIPLOMA IN NAUTICAL SCIENCE (IMU) (STIPEND U.S. $ 200-450)
4 MONTHS PREPARATORY POST-SEA TRAINING, OBTAIN 2nd MATE COC (D.G. Shipping Govt. of India) B.Sc. NAUTICAL SCIENCE DEGREE (IMU)
COMPLETE 18 MONTHS SEA TIME AS 3rd / 2nd NAVIGATING OFFICER (SALARY BETWEEN U.S. $ 3500 TO U.S. $ 5500 MONTH)
6 MONTHS PREPARATORY TRAINING (D.G. Shipping Govt. of India) OBTAIN 1st MATE COC
COMPLETE 18 MONTHS SEA TIME AS 1st NAVIGATING OFFICER (SALARY BETWEEN U.S. $ 5500 TO U.S. $ 8500 MONTH)
OBTAIN MASTER (FOREIGN GOING) COC AND SAIL AS CAPTAIN OF THE SHIP (SALARY - BETWEEN U.S. $ 8500 TO U.S. $ 12000 MONTH)