Joining Criteria


Eligibility Criteria


  • 10+2 Science with minimum 65% (PCM) or
  • > 60% in the final year, in Physics, Maths, Chemistry or Electronics with Physics as individual subject in one of the year (10+2 PCM > 60%)
  • English > 60% Marks either in 10th or 12th Std

Age & Fitness

  • Age: Between 17 to 25 years
  • Medicals: Medically fit as per DG Shipping Norms
  • Eyesight: 6/6 with normal color vision


Selection Process

Appear for the Online Entrance Test

Undergo Panel Interview for Selection

Complete Medicals and Eye sight Test

Qualify IMU-CET to become a sponsored candidate


Training Structure

One year pre-sea training at any Academy

Onboard training as a deck cadet for 18 months.

Attend 4 months college, qualify for second officer exam, acquire Bsc. (ANS) degree and sail as the third officer.


Navigating Officer Career Progression

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