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6-Months GP Rating

The six months General Purpose Rating (GP Rating) Course is approved by the Directorate General of Shipping (Government of India). This course includes a broad range of practical, workshop and lab skills, using state-of-the-art instrumentation and on-board training.

Course Duration

6-Months GP Rating

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The course follows the curriculum as laid down by DG shipping in compliance with the STCW Course as promulgated by IMO. The curriculum besides essentially covering the academic knowledge lays
stress on hands-on training for skill development.

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Assured placement assistance in top top global shipping companies

Eligibility

  • The candidate must have scored an aggregate 40% in 10th standard with Science and Mathematics as compulsory subjects from a recognized board.
  • The candidate must have scored an aggregate 40% in English in 10th standard from a recognized board.
  • The minimum age limit for this course is 18 and the maximum age limit for this course is 25 years.
  • OR

  • The candidate must have passed 2 years ITI course from a govt. recognized institute with a minimum aggregate 50% in the final year.
  • The candidate must have secured a minimum aggregate 40% in English.
  • OR

  • A candidate who is a Diploma or Degree holder and the degree must be recognized by any State/Central Government or the AICTE.
  • The maximum age limit for the degree or diploma is raised to 27 years, with a condition that they are candidates are provided with shipboard training within one year of completion of the course.
  • Medical Fitness as per the DGS norms.
  • Please note that passport is mandatory to process INDoS.
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6-Months GP Rating - Program Overview

The subject areas addressed include but are not limited to: English, Personality and Communication Skills, Health Hazards & Personal Safety, Usage of Life Saving Appliances & Fire Fighting Appliances,
Safe Working Practices on Deck & in Engine Room, First Aid, Security at Sea, Engine Room Watch Keeping, Navigation & Watch Keeping, Ship’s Maintenance, Cargo Handling and Stowage and Basic Environmental Protection.

The curriculum is a blend of theory and practical training along with skills like parade, swimming, sports, workshop training, rope and mast climbing, life-saving, firefighting exercises and ship visit.

This course ensures higher employability of the Indian seafarers in the international market.

The course follows the curriculum as laid down by DG shipping in compliance with the STCW Course as promulgated by IMO. The curriculum besides essentially covering the academic knowledge lays stress on hands-on training for skill development.

  • Transform Your Career

    On completion of the stipulated periods on the ship and passing Competency Examinations conducted by Directorate General of shipping, Government of India, the Junior Officer progressively climbs the hierarchy level through the ranks and eventually become eligible to be posted as Captain/Master on a Merchant Ship. The exposure in Merchant Navy Career helps a person grow in every aspect.

  • Learn The Most In Demand Skills

    Merchant Navy Career is within itself a blend of variety in a single domain. During the Journey of this career one gains adaptability, awareness and professionalism while circumnavigating the Globe. Being on board the Merchant Ship an officer learns good communication skills and gathers extreme resourcefulness and acquires a high level of discipline.

  • Study Less Work More

    The Merchant Navy being a lucrative and an adventurous work line demands great amount of hard work and dedication. A very rigorous training imparted in Merchant Navy makes the Deck Officer achieve high level of expertise in the field to work diligently over the years. Unexpected situations and emergencies provide a widespread knowledge and experience in facing and dealing them and keeps one on his toes.

You can explore career opportunities as:

  • Trainee OS (Ordinary Seaman)
  • Trainee Fitter
  • Trainee Oiler
  • Trainee Engine Room Cadet (for Diploma holders

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