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Narottam Morarjee Institute of Shipping (FAQ's) (7)

– What are the courses offered by Narottam Morarjee Institute of Shipping?

  • Post Graduate Diploma In Shipping ManagementFor Graduates In Any Discipline. Min Age : 20 Yrs.    
  • Associateship & Fellowship : For Under Graduates ( 10 +2 Min ) ; Also requires 3 years of experience in Shipping or related industry.

– What are the benefits of studying at Narottam Morarjee Institute of Shipping?

The Salient features of the Institute & Course is as follows:-

  • Narottam Morarjee Institute of Shipping was setup under the  joint auspices of the Government of India and the Indian Shipping Industry on the recommendation of National Shipping Board.
  • The Government of India have given recognition to a pass in the Fellowship/Diploma in Shipping awarded by the “Narottam Morarjee Institute of shipping, Mumbai, as desirable qualification for initial recruitment to middle level or subordinate posts and services under the Central Government in the appropriate field.
  • Any persons holding Fellowship/Diploma in Shipping from this Institute and having experience of 7 years service in Commercial Shipping after acquiring the qualification will be considered eligible for promotion/selection to superior posts in the appropriate field within the Central government post.Any Graduates can apply for Post Graduate Diploma in Shipping Management. Any 12th pass Candidate working in Shipping or related Profession (with 3 years experience) can apply for Fellowship / Associateship
    • Vide letter No.F.18-1/83-T.12 dated 16th April, 1983 from Shri R.S. Maheshwari, Education Officer (T), Bureau of Technical Education, Department of Education, Ministry of Education and Culture, Government of India, New Delhi.
    • Office Memorandum No.F.18-65/75-T. T/T.12 dated New Delhi, the 5th May, 1983 from Deputy Educational Adviser, Department of Education, Ministry of Education, Ministry of Education & Culture, Government of India, New Delhi.
  • No Regular Classes so Work and Study together; attend classes (100 hrs) on evenings/weekends
  • Oceanic Venture is the only study centre of Narottam Morarjee Institute of Shipping in South India, Best Faculties from the Industry
  • FELLOWSHIP of NMIS – get exemption of upto 4 subjects out of a total of 7 subjects for Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers – UK (MICS)

– What are the class timings for Post Graduate Diploma In Shipping Management / Associateship & Fellowship :

There is no regular class option for these courses. The classes  are weekend / evening classes spread over a total of 100 hours. Distance learning options are available.

– What are the credentials of the faculty?

All our faculties are from the Shipping & Logistics / related industries. They are having a wealth of experience and expertise combined to be able to impart a detailed learning experience.

– What are the course contents of Post Graduate Diploma In Shipping Management / Associateship & Fellowship

The Course Covers Practically All Commercial Aspects And Management Of Shipping Business Such As Shipping Practice, Chartering, Shipbroking, Multi-Modal Transport And Documentation, Containersation, Shipping Economics, Shipping Finance, Marine Insurance, Commercial And Maritime Law, Maritime Geography, Current Shipping Environment, Foreign Exchange, Etc., Please check on this link for detailed information.

– What is the Academic Calendar?

First Year Admission starts : 1st April
Second Year Admission starts : 1st June
Classes Start : Nov & Jan
Contact lectures for Correspondence students :  31st Dec.
Last date for submission of Assignments for Correspondence Student : 31st  Jan  for March & 30th Sept. for Nov. Exam
Last date for submission of Exam.  Form with Exam Fee : 10th  Feb for March  & 10th Oct. for Nov Exam.
Last date for late submission of Examination Forms with Late Fee : Oct. for Nov Exam.
Examinations : March  & November

 

– How do we apply for the courses?

You can get the application form and prospectus from our office or send us an email request. Completed forms have to be physically handed over.

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Merchant Navy (FAQ's) (1)

What is Merchant Navy?

The Merchant Navy or merchant marine is an organization comprising a fleet of ships that are registered in a country for commercial purpose only. The Merchant navy fleet is used for the transportation of cargo or passengers by sea to destinations around the world. These ships are constructed for commercial purposes for cargo stowage, transportation of oil, passengers etc. and are not fitted with armament like guns, missiles , etc keeping in view their role of carrying out trade with other countries

How is Indian Navy and Merchant Navy related?

The Merchant Navy or merchant marine is an organization comprising a fleet of ships that are registered in a country for commercial purpose only. The Merchant navy fleet is used for the transportation of cargo or passengers by sea to destinations around the world. These ships are constructed for commercial purposes for cargo stowage, transportation of oil, passengers etc. and are not fitted with armament like guns, missiles , etc keeping in view their role of carrying out trade with other countries .

The Indian Navy on the other hand is  geared to handle maritime security viz the protection of the Indian coastline from  foreign aggression as well as to protect India`s sea trade and sea based resources viz fishing, oil and mineral deposits, etc. Indian Navy ships are fitted with the latest weaponry which include long range guns, missiles, rocket launchers, anti-missile defence sensors and weapons, etc.

The Merchant Navy fleet mainly comprises of container ships, cargo liners, tankers, cruisers, passenger vessels and other types of seafaring vessels. Indian Navy ships comprises of warships like frigates, destroyers, aircraft carriers, submarines etc.

During times of war, the Indian Navy is also tasked with the additional role of envoy protection of merchant ships so that the country sea trade is not impacted.

Why are the benefits of a career in Merchant Navy?

Apart from a promising career, the Merchant Navy ensures that you are paid while you learn and you also get a golden chance to travel around the world at your company’s expense. This will enable you to expand your learning experience through exposure to the cultural, technological and scientific developments in the countries visited. Your life at sea is a challenging and rewarding and you can quickly rise to the highest rank of Captain or Chief Engineer.

What is the minimum eligibility / Age limit / Physical & other requirements to join merchant Navy?

To Join as a Deck Cadet:

Eligibility: 12th Std. with more than 60% marks in PCM aggregate

Or B.Sc. – 55% marks in the final year (with Physics in any year of B.Sc.)

Or B.E.  Or B.Tech. With more than 55% marks in the final year

(50% in English in any of the above cases is essential)

Age Limit: Between 17.5 to 25 years

Medical Fitness: 6/6 in each eye, no visual aids, no color blindness

 

 

To Join as a GP Rating:

Eligibility: 10th Std passed with 40% average marks in English, Maths and Science

Or 10 + 2 or ITI Engineering with 50% average marks (40% in English in either case)

Age Limit: Between 17.5 to 25 years

Medical Fitness: 6/6 in each eye, no visual aids, no color blindness

 

To join as an Engineer Officer:

Eligibility: Graduation in BE or BTECH (Mechanical) Engineering or Naval Architecture with minimum marks of 55% aggregate in degree.

AND

Minimum 50% marks in English subject at 10th or 12th or in Degree Exam conducted by a recognized board or University.

Age Limit: 28 years (as on commencement of the course)

 

To join as an Electro Technical Officer:

Passed 10 + 2 with minimum 50% in PCM (mandatory for diploma or degree).

Graduate in B. E / B. Tech or Diploma (Electrical & Electronics or any other relating branch with electrical & electronics/communication etc.) With 50%, recognized by AICTE or Directorate of Technical Education respectively.

AND

 Minimum 50% in English subject either in 10th or 12th

or in Degree Course.

Age Limit Not more than 35 years.

 

Few of our Students with successive placement

contact 0484 4039683 / 95677 91789 for more details

Whatsapp on 95677 91789


Is the Open School Certificate Exam valid for joining Merchant Navy?

If the concerned Institute is recognized by the State Board or the C.B.S.E you are eligible to join.

Can Women join the Merchant Navy?

Yes, The eligibility requirements are same for Male and Female aspirants.

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Is there any Common Entrance Test (CET) for entering into Merchant Navy? If so, is there any Entrance coaching centre?

Yes, the CET conducted by the IMU (Indian Maritime University, Chennai) is the appropriate test for gaining entry into the Merchant Navy. Oceanic Venture, Kochi is the only & leading coaching institute in South India which prepares candidates for undergoing the CET.

Can we apply for Education Loans for undergoing the Diploma in Nautical Science leading to BSc Nautical Science at IMU?

Yes, Loan will need to be processed through the banks and the concerned Loan  process  will be individuals responsibility.

Will there be any salary during the training period?

Yes, there is a stipend for sponsored candidates but it varies from shipping company to shipping company and can be as high as 600 US Dollars.

How much time does it take for a Deck Cadet/Engine Cadet to become a Master/Chief Engineer?

A Deck Cadet/Engine room Cadet can become a Master/Chief Engineer in eight to ten years  subject to  appearing and passing all the promotion examinations in time and also completing the necessary Sea-time.

What is the Retirement Age in Merchant Navy?

As per Seamen’s Employment Office order the retirement age is 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 accepts the  engagement of the seaman and the prescribed medical authority declares him medically ‘Fit’  prior to engagement.

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