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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

Following is the break up of the DNS course fee.

Break up of the DNS course fee Fees (Rs)
Admission Fees 25000
Tuition Fees 350000
Boarding & Lodging 50000
Uniform / Books 20000
CDC / Indos / Data Uploading Formalities 10000
STCW' 2010 15000
DLP/Misc / IMU Exams 30000
Total 5,00,000
IMU Registration Fee of Rs. 35,000 is not included in above. All candidates are required to pay Rs. 35,000 in addition to the above YAK fee.
Total Fee include IMU Registration 5,35,000


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.
Age Limit
17.5 Years to 25 years (Age Relaxation – 5 years for schedule caste & schedule tribe)
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.200000/- from 1st JANUARY 2019

Break up of the GP Rating Course Fee Fees (Rs)
Admission Fees 25000
Tuition Fees 100000
Uniform / Books 10000
CDC / Indos / Data Uploading Formalities 10000
STCW Courses 20000
Lodging & Boarding
(Less Rs. 15000 due to COVID)
Misc 15000


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. Jage Ram 67 PST Permanent
4 Mr. S. M. Tiwari 55 PST Permanent
5 Mr. C. Prasad 54 PST Permanent
6 Capt. Shivbhagwan 68 PSSR Permanent
7 Capt. Pradeep Kumar 36 FPFF Permanent
8 Mr. P. C. Sharma 67 PSSR Permanent
9 Mr. Rohtas Singh 48 PSSR Permanent
10 Mr. IPS Rathore 65 FPFF (R) Permanent
11 Mr. Jagdish Prasad 55 PST (R) Permanent
12 Mr. D. Singh 65 FPFF Permanent
13 Dr. B. B. More 39 EFA Permanent
14 Dr. Deshpandey 69 EFA Permanent
15 Mr. Hanuman Singh 56 EFA / MFA / MFA (R) Permanent
16 Mr. J. S. Yadav 54 EFA Permanent
17 Mr. S. N. Tiwari 55 OTFC / CTFC Permanent
18 Capt. Pushkar 32 CTFC Visiting Faculty
19 Capt. Yogesh Balara 45 GTFC Permanent
20 C/E K. S. Tyagi 63 AFF Permanent
21 Mr. Ajay Kumar 49 AFF ( R ) Permanent
22 Mr. Chuni Lal 60 GASCO / AFF
23 Dr. P. Kumar 60 MFA Permanent
24 Dr. S. Pani 67 MFA Permanent
25 Mr. M. C. Pathak 63 STSDSD Permanent
26 Mr. H. C. Joshi 56 STSDSD Permanent
27 Capt. I. Modak 57 TASCO Permanent



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