Merchant Navy Jobs in India

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Merchant Navy Jobs in India


As far eligibility is concerned you have to be a B.E./ M.E. in Marine Engineering or else a B.Sc. in Nautical Science. For all these courses you have to have the basic 10+2 level qualification. In your twelfth standard exam you need to maintain a minimum 55 % aggregate (60 % in the subjects of Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics and 50% in the subject of English). Some of the popular institutes imparting these courses are Training Ship Chanakya, Navi Mumbai, Marine Engineering & Research Institute (MERI), Kolkata, Marine Engineering & Research Institute (MERI), Mumbai and Lal Bahadur Shastri College of advanced Maritime Studies and Research, Mumbai. Last but not the least, DGS (Directorate General Shipping) certification from The Ministry of Surface Transport takes you to the higher rungs of merchant navy ranks and posts after successful passing of competency exams.

Major Companies Offering Merchant Navy Jobs in India

Shipping Corporation of India (SCI) is the prime company that offers merchant navy jobs to freshers in India. Penron Shipping Private Limited, Great Eastern Shipping Company, NYK Ship Management (Subsidiary of NYK LINE) and Indus Cruising and Shipping are few other companies in India that provide merchant navy jobs to freshers in India. Actually there is a high concentration of shipping companies and ship operators in the port cities like Mumbai, Kolkata and Chennai; you find attractive entry level jobs in these organizations.

Salary Package Expected in India

A fresher in merchant navy job can expect is a minimum remuneration of Rs. 2.3 Lakh - Rs. 3.4 Lakh. The salary increases with your growth and promotion. The cruise liners fetch a higher income for the crew members because India is one of the great tourist destinations in the world. Attractive bonus, holiday travel and miscellaneous annual benefits will set you sail in the world of luxury and job satisfaction.

As far eligibility is concerned you have to be a B.E./ M.E. in Marine Engineering or else a B.Sc. in Nautical Science. For all these co...