DECK CADET COURSE( Pre-Sea Training)

This Programme is designed to equip students with the competencies required to carry out safely the watch keeping duties of an Officer in charge of a Navigational Watch, both at sea and in port. The Programme and the Certificate of Competency offered to the students will be as per the requirements of the Director General of shipping of Government of India  (hereinafter referred to as DG Shipping).

Eligibility Criteria 

Minimum Pass 10+2 (12th) with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics as subject with an aggregate of 60%. and 50% marks in English is mandatory either in class 10th or 12th. Students appearing in 12th class can also appear, however they have to produce the mark sheet and pass certificates as per the eligibility standards

Age limit: Minimum: Not less than 17 years, Maximum: Not more than 25 years

NOTE: Candidates who are awaiting for 12th Board Results can also apply.

Medical standards:

Minimum Height-157 cms, Weight- 50 kgs. Should be physically fit for sea and should meet the medical standards laid by the Director General of shipping.


Use of corrective lenses for eyesight is permitted but the maximum permissible limits, at entry, are 6/12 in each eye or 6/9 in better eye and 6/18 in other eye for distant unaided vision. Color blindness is not permitted.

Mode of selection:
Written /Interview/ Medical examination.
Deck Cadet Course duration:
Deck Cadet course is a 12 months residential course.

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