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Pre-Sea Training for Deck Cadets

Diploma in Nautical Science leading to Bsc in Nautical Science
Approved By D.G Shipping (Govt of India)
Affiliated to Indian Maritime University ( IMU- Chennai)
Duration One Year at Institute and 18 Months Onboard ship.
Course Commences on 1st August and 1st Feb Every Year.
And 06 months for Examination etc.

Statement mentioning:
Institute is required to ensure that on board training is provided to the candidates after the successfull completion of the course, which may be mandatory for obtaining a Certificate of Competency issued by the Directorate General of Shipping, Mumbai.

Eligibility Criteria

Education Qualification
10+2 or equivalent with Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry with a PCM aggregate of not less than 60%.
With Physics as individual subject in one of the year, B.Sc. in Physics, Mathmatics, Chemistry or
Electronics with an average of not less than 55% of marks in the final year.
B.E./B.Tech. Degree
Should have passed in the English language as a subject, at either 10th or 12th standard or in the Degree/Diploma course, conducted by the Board or any University with not less than 50% marks.
Age Limit
Not more than 25 years on date of commencement of the training course. The age limit is relaxable by 2 years in case of girl candidates. Physical Standards.
Physical Standards
Medically fit as per the standards set by M. S. Medical Examination Rules, 2000.
Eyesight 6/6 in each eye without visual aids and no color blindness. Candidates have to undergo a full eyesight test conducted by the Mercantile Marine Department before being finally selected for the course.

Admission Procedure / Common Entrance Test

Students are required to pass Common Entrance Test conducted by INDIAN MARITIME UNIVERSITY. Students can download IMU Entrance Test application form IMU Website Candidates may also check and for latest rules and regulations regarding the eligibility criteria.

Course Fee

The course fee is regulated by Indian Maritime University. Total Fee is Rs.1,92,500/- Following is the break up of the DNS course fee.

Break up of the DNS course fee Fees (Rs)
Admission Fees 15000
Tuition Fees 365000
Boarding & lodging 150000
Uniform / Books 20000
Linen 15000
CDC / Inos 15000
STCW' 2010 20000
IMU Exam / Misc 15000
Value added training 30000
Sports / Activity Fee 30000
Total 6,75,000
IMU Registration Fee is not included in above Fee
IMU Registration 25000


Approved By D.G Shipping (Govt of India)
Duration Six Months Course Commences on 1st January and 1st July Every Year.

This is six months residential course approved by D.G Shipping (Govt of India). The syllabus includes combined study of Deck and Engineering subjects. After the training, external examinations is conducted by Board of Examination of Seafarers Trust under D.G Shipping (Govt of India).
Students who successfully pass the examination are issued INDIAN CDC and are eligible for ship jobs around the world. The students can join ship as trainee OS (Ordinary Seaman) / trainee fitter / trainee oiler / trainee engine room cadet (for Diploma holders).

Eligibility Criteria

Education Qualification
10th Pass with 40% aggregate in Maths and Science and 40% in English in 10th/12th std.
Age Limit
17.5 Years to 25 years
Physical Standards
Medically fit as per the standards set by M. S. Medical Examination Rules, 2000.
Eyesight 6/6 in each eye without visual aids. Normal colour vision.
  Candidates may also check for latest rules and regulations regarding the eligibility criteria.

Admission Procedure

Entrance test is conducted by The Board of Examination for Seafarers Trust The entrance test includes a written examination in English , Maths and General Knowledge and a personal interview. Student gets institutes of their choice depending on Merit List, Further B.E.S send the copy of students alloted to particular institute.

Course Fee

All institutes have to declare their fee structure to BES and latest course fee of all institutes are available on BES website.

The course fee has been revised to Rs.465000/- from 1st JULY 2017


Sr. No. Faculty / Instructor Name Age Course Permanent / VIsiting
1 D.S Yadav (Chief Engineer) 67 FPFF / OTFC Permanent
2 Piar Chand (Chief Engineer) 64 TFC / CHEMCO Permanent
(Principal –MMEC)
3 Capt. R S. Vedi 63 PST (R) / STSDSD Permanent
4 Capt. Pradeep Dahuja 39 ECDIS Permanent
5 Capt. Parag Mehrotra 40 ECDIS/PST Permanent
6 Capt. Jage Ram 67 PST Permanent
7 Mr. S. M. Tiwari 55 PST Permanent
8 Mr. C. Prasad 54 PST Permanent
9 Capt. Shivbhagwan 68 PSSR Permanent
10 Capt. Pradeep Kumar 36 FPFF Permanent
11 Mr. P. C. Sharma 67 PSSR Permanent
12 Mr. Rohtas Singh 48 PSSR Permanent
13 Mr. IPS Rathore 65 FPFF (R) Permanent
14 Mr. Jagdish Prasad 55 PST (R) Permanent
15 Mr. D. Singh 65 FPFF Permanent
16 C/E R. S. Rahate 63 FPFF (R) / OTFC Permanent
17 Dr. B. B. More 39 EFA Permanent
18 Dr. Deshpandey 69 EFA Permanent
19 Mr. Hanuman Singh 56 EFA / MFA / MFA (R) Permanent
20 Mr. J. S. Yadav 54 EFA Permanent
21 Capt. Anil Wahane 35 OTFC Visiting Faculty
22 Mr. S. N. Tiwari 55 OTFC / CTFC Permanent
23 Capt. Pushkar 32 CTFC Visiting Faculty
24 Capt. Gaurav . V 34 GTFC Permanent
25 Capt. G. Panigrahi 33 GTFC Visiting Faculty
26 Mr. S. C. Sarkar 69 GTFC Permanent
27 Capt. Bisht 36 ECDIS Permanent
28 Capt. Ganesh Raja 44 AFF Permanent
29 C/E K. S. Tyagi 63 AFF Permanent
30 Mr. P. Dayal 49 AFF Permanent
31 Mr. Ajay Kumar 49 AFF ( R ) Permanent
32 Mr. Chuni Lal 60 GASCO / AFF
33 Dr. P. Kumar 60 MFA Permanent
34 Dr. S. Pani 67 MFA Permanent
35 Dr. Kharate 64 MFA ( R ) Permanent
36 Mr. M. C. Pathak 63 STSDSD Permanent
37 Mr. H. C. Joshi 56 STSDSD Permanent
38 Capt. I . Modak 57 TASCO Permanent
39 Mr. Sabhajit Yadav 45 TASCO Permanent
40 Capt. Ripu Diwan Singh 37 CHEMCO Permanent
41 Capt. Surinder Singh 47 GASCO Permanent
42 Mr. Ajay Sharma 35 GASCO Permanent
43 Capt. Vartul Dixit 43 CH. MATE Permanent
44 Capt. Shravan Kumar 37 Second Mate /CH. MATE Permanent
45 Sanjay Sharma 39 Second Mate Permanent
46 Pravin Jaiswal 40 Second Mate Visiting Faculty



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