Merchant Navy Application 2017

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Diploma in Nautical Science

The one Year DNS Course is a course leading to B.Sc., Nautical Science after 18 months of sea service and also leading to 2nd Mate Foreign going Ceritificate of competency awarded by the Ministry of Shipping, Government of India, enabling the cadets to become Navigating officers on board Merchant Naval Ships anywhere in the world. The one year Diploma in Nautical Science Course is strictly residential.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidate should have Passed in HSC (10+2) or equivalent examination with Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and English as separate subjects with a PCM average of not less then 60%.
  • 50% Marks in English either 10th or 12th.
  • Candidate possessing B.Sc. Degree in Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry or Electronics with Physics as individual subject in one of the year, with an average of not less than 55% of marks in the final year
     
  • Candidate possessing B.E./B. Tech. Degree from I.I.T or from a college recognized by AICTE
     
  • The candidate has to appear and qualify in the Common Entrance Test (CET) conducted by Indian Maritime University (IMU, Chennai). 
     
  • Age Limit - Maximum 25 years of age as on 1st of January or 1st of August.
     
  • Physical Standards - Medically fit as per the standards set by M. S. Medical Examination Rules, 2000.
     
  • Eyesight - Candidates have to Qualify a full eyesight test conducted by the Mercantile Marine Department before being finally selected for the course. They should have 6/6 in each eye without visual aids and should be free from colour blindness.

     
  • Career Path :-

    12th WITH PCM – 60% MARKS

    12 MONTHS PRE-SEA TRAINING

    18 MONTHS SEA TRAINING WITH STRUCTRUED SHIPBOARD TRAINING PROGRAMME

    POST SEA TRAINING

    2ND MATE FUNCTION (4 MONTHS), AFF, MFA, PSCRB GMDSS, ROSC AND ARPA FOLLOWED BY EXAMINATION AT MMD (WRITTEN & ORALS)

    OBTAIN 2nd MATE (FOREIGN GOING) COMPETENCY CERTIFICATE

    18 MONTHS SEA SERVICE AS OFFICER IN CHARGE OF A NAVIGATION WATCH

    PHASE 1 & PHASE 2 COURSES (WITH RANSCO & MC)-ABOUT 6 MONTHS

    ORAL & WRITTEN EXAMINATION. OBTAIN 1st MATE (FOREIGN GOING) COMPETENCY CERTIFICATE

    18 MONTHS SEA SERVICE AS OFFICER IN CHARGE OF A NAVIGATION WATCH OR 12 MONTHS AS CHIEF OFFICER

    ASM & SMS COURSE- 2 MONTHS

    ORAL EXAMINATION OBTAIN MASTER’S COMPETENCY CERTIFICATE