About : The two major streams in “Merchant Navy” India are Navigating Officers and “Marine Engineers”.
Navigating Officers have to undergo three-year training course in the theoretical and practical aspect of nautical science. This training imparted in the training ship(TS)Chanakya, Mumbai. At the end of three-year course the cadets are awarded by the B.SC”.Nautical Science” by the university of Mumbai. After successful completion of this cadet officers have to complete one year in the deck department before being able for the second mates certificate of competency. During this period a nominal stipend is paid to them. The “Marine Engineering” Research Institute(MERI) Kolkata, formerly known as the Directorate of “Marine Engineering” Training(DMET), imparts training in “marine engineering”.
Courses available :
BTech (“naval architecture” & ship building) - 4 years
“GP Rating” (general purpose rating) - 6 months,
Diploma in “nautical Science” - 1 year,
Bsc “Nautical Science” - 4 years and
BE “marine engineering” - 4 years.
“Admission” and other details:
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