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Merchant Navy

Merchant Navy is an enterprising career option for those who love the sea and enjoy working on board the ship. Apart from Naval Defense careers, merchant navy is distinctly for commercial services only and not a part of the defense services of India. The merchant navy in India includes fleets that carry passengers, cargo, as well as oil tankers and other types of barges. An increasing number enroll for merchant navy careers not only for its lucrative offers but also for the adventure and exposure to new experiences, areas and countries as well. Students at various levels apply for careers in merchant navy from 10+2 onwards and graduates. Moreover Merchant Navy careers are pursued by engineers like mechanical engineers and electronic engineers who hold degrees in B.Tech., etc. Several Merchant Navy Companies release advertisements inviting candidates for merchant navy courses and careers.

Merchant Navy, Careers, Courses

Merchant Navy courses are available at various levels. The most popular Merchant navy career option for students after 10+2 is the merchant navy deck cadet. An increasing number of students wishing to be employed in the merchant navy enter merchant navy as deck cadets and advance in their careers to be upgraded as merchant navy officers after completing the required conditions of merchant navy eligibility. Apart from physical health fitness reports, eye vision test, free from night blindness, sea-weather fitness, the 10+2 pass certificate are essential eligibility criteria for the merchant navy deck cadets. Direct entry deck cadets undergo pre-sea training from the merchant navy company that recruits the cadets.

Merchant Navy Engineers Entrance Exam 2010

Merchant Navy companies offer careers as Merchant Navy Engineers to those candidates who have hold a Marine Engineering degree or graduation degree in Nautical Science. Several colleges and institutes offer Courses in Marine Engineering viz. Marine Engineering Research Institute, Mumbai which has branches in other states as well. Students aspiring for training as engineers through the engineering courses in Merchant Navy are required to appear for the Joint Entrance Examination 2010 known as JEE IIT. After the entrance test 2010 interviews and counseling rounds assess the students skills and aptitudes for a merchant navy career. Details about Admission 2010, application forms 2010 for the Entrance Exams 2010 can be obtained online. Students can download information from the websites of the examination centers.


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