Join the 'Merchant Navy'
The MERCHANT NAVY is an industry which deals with transporting cargo and passengers by sea using ships.

Ships can broadly be categorised as:

  • Passenger ships – which carry passengers
  • Cargo ships – which carries cargo in solid, liquid and gaseous forms
  • Specialised ships

Work of seafarers on ships can be categorized into 3 basic departments:

  • Deck / Navigation department
  • Engine Department
  • Catering / Saloon Department

Responsibilities of the Deck Department:

  • Taking the ship from one port to another port i.e. navigation.
  • Loading and unloading of cargo / Embarking and disembarking of passengers

Responsibilities of the Engine Department:

  • Keeping a watch on the running machineries
  • Maintenance of all machineries on board the ship

Responsibilities of the Saloon / Catering Department:

  • Providing food to all people on board the ship
  • Housekeeping of the accommodation area

Advantages of joining the Merchant Navy:

  • Learn to take the responsibility of cargo and human life at a very young age
  • Earn high tax free salary in US $ at a very young age.
  • Travel the world
  • 4 – 6 months of paid annual leave as you become a senior officer
  • Family carriage allowed to senior officers as well
  • Interact with colleagues of different nationalities which adds to your personality
  • Food & accommodation are free of charge whilst working on ships.

Disadvantages of joining the Merchant Navy:

  • Regarded as the 10th most dangerous profession in the world. Formula One car racing being the most dangerous.
  • Long period of stay away from family
  • Some people may suffer from sea sickness
  • You may not get the food of your choice always as you work together with people from different countries
  • Working hours can be long and physically demanding

For G P Rating, Deck Cadet and Marine Engineering courses, please see the table below:






























Deck Department: Rank / Age / Salaries










Engine Department: Rank / Age / Salaries









Dear Sir.

Please fill up the
ENQUIRY FORM below if you wish to join the Merchant Navy as a GP Rating, Deck Cadet or Marine
Engineer.Our Counselors will get in touch with you at the earliest.

Thank you for your time and patience and wish you a very pleasant day.
Course Code
Course Title
Eligibility
001
1 year Diploma in Nautical Science (August / February)
Minimum10+2 PCM 55%/
BSc..Degree
Age:17 to 25 Years
002
3 years B.Sc. in Nautical Science (August)
Minimum
10+2 PCM with 55% Or BSc.
Degree
Age( Max) : 25 Years
003
2 years Higher National Diploma (HND) in Nautical Science
(September / January)
Minimum 10+2 PCM
004
4 months Deck Cadet course (3 intakes in a year)
Minimum 10+2 PCM
005
2 years Higher National Diploma (HND) in Marine Engineering
(September / January)
Minimum 10+2 PCM
005
4 months Pre-Sea course for General Purpose (GP) Rating - 6 intakes
in a year after every 2 months (non DG)
6 months Pre-Sea course for GP Rating (DG) - January & August
Minimum Class X
006
4 years Degree course in Marine Engineering (September)
Minimum 10+2 PCM with 60%
Or BSc. Degree with
Age : 17 to 25 years
007
1 year Graduate Marine Engineer(GME) course (September / February)
B.Tech.
Auto/ Mech/EEE/ With 50%,
AICTE approved college
Age ( Max): 25Years
009
Pre-sea Training for Electro-Technical Officers on Merchant  Ships
B.Tech.EEE/EC/EE/
Age(Max) :27 Years
Rank
Age (Years)
Salaries (US$)
Captain / Master
33+
8,000 - 14,000
Chief Officer
28 - 32
6,000 - 9,000
2nd Officer
23 - 27
4,500 - 6,000
3rd Officer
21 - 25
2,500 - 4,000
Deck Cadet
18 - 24
250 - 400
Rank
Age (Years)
Salaries (US$)
Chief Engineer
33+
8,000 - 14,000
2nd Engineer
28 - 32
6,000 - 9,000
3rd Engineer
23 - 27
4,500 - 6,000
4th Engineer
21 - 25
2,500 - 4,000
Trainee Marine Engineer
20 - 23
300 - 600
Alternatively, you may contact our counsellors by calling or meeting us in person:

Mumbai Office:

529, Mastermind IV, Royal Palms, Aarey Colony,Goregaon E, Mumbai - 400 065
Tel: 09004892513 ; 08080461257
Email: enquiry@taaleem.co.in
Contact Person: Ms. Ramona Shahdeo

Jalandhar Office:

Basement 11-12, Thakur Complex, New Central Market, Near Narinder Cinema, Jalandhar -144 001
Tel: (0181) 4600092 / 4610092 / 2224868
Email: enquiry@taaleem.co.in
Contact Person: Ms. Shivali ; Ms. Manpreet ; Ms. Jyoti
Call: 08054966916 ; 07837428158 ; 09004892513
                         Email: enquiry@taaleem.co.in
'G P Rating', 'Deck Cadet' and 'Marine Engineering' courses
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