How to join Merchant Navy after 10th?: Courses, Career, & Eligibility

Merchant Navy provides a great opportunity for students who want to get started with their careers after 10th and have a wish to grab this opportunity to work on a ship and travel the world.

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Join Merchant Navy after 10th through G.P. Rating (General Purpose Rating)

This course trains candidates for both Deck and Engine room tasks. After the training candidates can be placed in any Department (Engine or Deck). They get trained to perform tasks like Cargo Handling, maintenance work on Deck, Operation and maintenance of Machinery.

Eligibility criteria to join Merchant Navy after 10th:

– The candidate should be a citizen of India – The candidate should have to be unmarried (applicable for both males and females) – The eligibility for joining the merchant navy is finishing class 10th with minimum 40% marks

Eligibility criteria to join Merchant Navy after 10th:

– The candidate should have normal vision,  but glasses up to plus or minus 2.5 may be allowed for some ranks – Admission is done through an entrance exam followed by a screening test and a main written examination – After the candidate clears the test, they will further go for an interview and a medical test

Eligibility Criteria to join G.P. Rating Course

- Qualification – 10th (minimum) with 40% marks aggregate.  - Age Limit – Between 17.5 to 25 years - Medical Standards – Candidates should be medically and physically fit.

Selection Process:

- Panel Interview - Medical Examination - Pre-sea Training

Courses other than G.P. Rating to join Merchant Navy after 10th:

1. Deck Rating Course 2. Engine Rating Course 3. Saloon Rating Course 4. Diploma in Marine Engineering Courses after passing 10+2 Science Stream (Mathematics Group) – B.E./B.Tech. Marine Engineering – B.Sc. Nautical Science – Diploma in Nautical Science – B.Sc. Maritime Science – B.E./B.Tech. Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering – BBA in Shipping Management – B.Sc. Ship Building and Repair - Medical Standards – Candidates should be medically and physically fit.

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