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THE MERCHANT NAVY basically work in transporting cargo and passengers by sea. It has different fleets composed of passenger vessels, cargo liners, tankers, Bulk carriers, Car carriers, containers. Merchant Navy is the backbone of worldwide international trade, carrying goods and cargos across the globe for Import & Export business.

You can Choose Merchant Navy as career because in this career you will get highest salary package form any career. Moreover salary is totally tax-free. You can save the total salary since all your expense is borne by the Shipping Company.


The exam consists questions of Basic General Knowledge, Reasoning, General English, Mathematics, Gen. Science. The paper consists of multiple choice questions.

There is no any negative marking.

Most companies provide facilities to take families after a certain rank.ie: At this stage, top 4 senior officers (Master, C/O, C/E, 2/E) are allowed to carry family onboard.

Admission can be cancelled if the student is Medically Unfit by Doctor (Approved by D.G. Shipping)


Three chances will provide by us to clear your Exam after that you loose your chance for joining merchant navy through MNAT and amount submitted by you is non¬refundable and non-transferable.

We provide 100% placement assistance and provides Sponsorship Letter on the day of Training Commencement.

It's depend upon company to company & market situation.

You don't have any risk for joining Marine industry because your job is 100% assured so there is no risk for job purpose. If you are talking about risk / accident, % of accident is very few in maritime industry in whole world than road accident happen at your city. According to India Today-Nov-2009 issue 1,00,000 people lost their life in Road Accident per annum in India. We are not mentioning here the people who permanently or temporarily injured in road accident so the risk is more on road than Shipping Industry. Accidents happen because of human negligence and error only. It can happen in any part of your life Once written completed, the selected candidates are called up list they have to wait for.

Yes it is possible but you will have to ensure your certificates are valid at the time of rejoining and you may also require undergo some refresher training and medical tests before joining again.

A Deck/Engine Rating can become a Master/Chief Engineer in eight to ten years subject to appears and passes all his promotion examinations in time and also completes the necessary Sea-time and Post Sea Courses on time.

Typically at times the voyage could be up to 30 days or more.

As per Seamen's Employment Office Order the retirement age of the person from seafaring profession is at 60 yrs. This rule also provided discretion to the Director, Seamen's Employment Office, to permit employment of seamen over 60 years of age, but not exceeding 65, provided the ship owner accepted the engagement of the seaman and the prescribed medical authority declared him 'Fit', prior to engagement.

It depends but if you stop sailing after becoming Master or a Chief Engineer, there will be many opportunities at shore for Marine Superintendent, Technical Superintendent, Manning Superintendent, Vetting Superintendent, Port Pilot or Harbor Master, Conservator of Ports etc.

Yes, girls are eligible for joining the merchant navy but we are not structured to recruit and train girl candidates at this moment.

No, you will not be entitled for salary when you are on leave. During the on-board training period the trainees are paid stipend and not salary.

On gaining the certificate for Second Mate, the officer is eligible to be posted as 2nd or 3rd officer on board a good merchant ship, with good salary. Further sea service renders the officer capable of giving the First Mate (Foreign Going) and Master (Foreign Going) examinations. Passing of the latter exam gives him the certificate of competency to become the Captain of a merchant ship.

STCW (Standards for Training ,Certification and Watch keeping for Seafarers ) rules 78/95/2010/16 as an international convention specifically setting standard for seafarers mandatory for every candidate, who want to join maritime industry includes Personal Survival Techniques, Personal Safety and Social Responsibilities, Basic Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting, Elementary First Aid courses.

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