General Purpose Rating (GP Rating)
6 months Course
||1. Xth Std. Pass from Govt. recognized board with subjects English, Mathematics & Science with 40% aggregate. English 40% in Xth / XIIth.
2. XIIth Std. (any stream) Govt. recognized board with 40% aggregate. English 40% in Xth / XIIth but with subjects English, Mathematics & Science at Xth Std.
3. Pass in 2 year ITI course approved by DVET with minimum 40 % aggregate marks in final year of ITI & 40 % aggregate in English 40% in Xth / XIIth
||Min. 17years 6 months - 25 yrs (maximum)
||No Color Blindness, 6/6 Vision in each eye. No Eye Glasses permitted.
On successful completion of this Pre - Sea training, the candidates will be able to join as a RATING in Indian & Foreign shipping companies as a Deck Crew or Engine Crew. The G.P. Rating candidate will be able to work in all seamanship activities on-board at deck side and other work at Engine side. With further Sea-service, they will be promoted as DECK SERANG, BOSUN, Able-Bodied Seamen / Engine Fitter etc.
They can also be promoted to officer Level with certain service and qualification requirements. After completing this Pre-Sea Training, exams will be conducted by Board of examination for sea farers (BES) & successful candidates are eligible to obtain Continuous Discharge Certificate (INDIAN CDC) from the Directorate General of Shipping, Government of India. There are wide job opportunities for our Indian Seamen all over the world.