“Learn beyond Sea,
And see how deep it is!”
We can even live without food. But we can’t live without water. To be honest, in our life everyone has a wish to travel on a ship and to enjoy the sea. But we don’t have any chance in our life to travel like that. But it will be possible in this field. If you’re a student who loves to travel over the sea and want to earn more from your profession? And this page will help you to choose your career in the best manner. So don’t wait for it and let’s dive into this deep field. The merchant navy courses are job-oriented. Students can join the various shipping industries.
1.B.E/B.Tech Marine Engineering:
This course helps the students to become marine engineers. It’s the beginning of an extensive stream of specialized study about the engineering of marine machines, harbors, ships, oil platforms, and other constructions. It offers specialized knowledge in the fields of techniques, technologies of construction, and maintenance of the essential systems and machinery of shipyards, vessels, vehicles, and marine structures. It covers the syllabus of thermodynamics, control engineering, and automation.
The duration of the course is 4 years.
Students must have passed the 12th standard with a minimum of 50% marks in the physics, chemistry, and mathematics stream.
You can earn up to 3 lakh to 10 lakh per annum.
After completing this course, you can work as a Junior cadre, Merchant Naval cadre, National and international Naval logistics and shipments, Naval management faculty, lecturer, etc.
2. GME Course:
GME stands for graduate marine engineering. In this field, candidates can work in any merchant navy sector. Students can work in the places of engineering departments such as oil rigs, boats, ships, and other marine vessels. This course is the extension of the mechanical engineering course applied in marine systems. It includes the majority of mechanical engineering subjects such as engine analysis, steam turbine test, etc, Those who have completed mechanical engineering or naval architecture can choose this field. Because it will be easy for those students. This course covers the topic of marine auxiliaries, marine electrotechnology, marine refrigeration and air conditioning, ship operation management, watch keeping and previous poll, Naval arch, and ship constant, etc,
The duration of the course is one year.
Students must have passed the 12th standard in any stream.
You can earn up to 2 lakh to 11 lakh per annum.
After completing this course, students can work as a Marine engineer, Marine sales engineers, Marine surveyors.
3.B.SC Nautical Science and Diploma in Nautical Science:
This course deals with the study of basic academic and practical devices required to safely navigate and operate marine vehicles such as ships. It covers the syllabus of Navigation, seamanship, etc, This course is one of the finest and most popular courses in the field of seamanship. You can work in both private and public sectors in companies such as ONGC, SAIL, Coal India,
GSI( Geological Survey of India) and Government operated quarries etc, This field is the most exciting and adventure-filled carrier. And it covers the syllabus of Naval arch ship construction, voyage plan, and collision, ship operation technology, etc,
The duration of the course is three years.
Students must have passed the 12th standard with a 60% of minimum mark in physics, chemistry, and mathematics.
You can earn up to 6 lakh to 8 lakh per annum.
After completing this course, students can work as a Deck cadet, second officer, chief officer, captain, marine engineer, oceanographer, radio officer, Nautical surveyors, etc.
4. Diploma in Marine Engineering:
This course trains the students about shipping operations at sea. This course focuses on Marine technology, maintenance of ship propulsion plant, handling of electrical and refrigeration machines, etc, It helps the students with the engineering skills required to manage the shipping operations at sea. This course is designed to create quality maritime engineers who can deal with the engineering aspects of ships in the sea or harbor. And also it offers the techniques to understand how the parts of the ship such as ship propulsion and how to solve the issues arising in the ship to carry out good operations. It consists of a lot of future career options. These jobs are available both in the private and public sectors. It covers the syllabus of general physiology with alcohol and drug prevention, Analytical geometry with solid geometry, ship construction and ship stability, Engine watch keeping, Engine officers, Mechanics, and hydromechanics, etc,
The duration of the course is three years.
Students must have passed the 12th standard in the science stream with mandatory subjects like maths, physics, chemistry.
You can earn up to 4.5 lakh to 6 lakh per annum.
After completion of this course, you can work as a Maritime educator, Port manager, second marine engineer, O.I.C of an engineering watch, ship operator, chief marine engineer, marine surveyor, Technical superintendent.
5. GP Rating Course:
GP stands for General purpose rating.
Candidates who want to change their career into the most adventure-filled career can enjoy this course from top to bottom. The specialty of the course, candidates can join this course once they completed the 10th standard. And they can be placed in good jobs with good salaries. It helps the students to become successful people in the marine field. This course focuses on training cadets in two important roles of shipping sector deck crew and engineer crew. This course combines both GP ratings as well as deck ratings. It offers the skills and knowledge in ship machinery, swimming, fire prevention, and safety technology, first aid, basics of the sea, ship familiarization faring, etc,
The span of the course is 6 months.
Students must have passed the 10th standard in any stream
You can earn up to 1.5 lakh to 2 lakh per annum.
After completion of this course, you can work as a deck department, engine department, and saloon department.
I hope you enjoyed this travel over the sea. But it’s not a reality. If you want to make it real just pick any one of the best courses in this field and enjoy your life with your sea journey.