A P P R O V E D B Y D . G . S H I P P I N G , G O V T O F I N D I A ( U N D E R C H A R I T A B L E E D U C A T I O N A L T R U S T . NO : 4 6 0 / 8 9 )  
Career Path for a Deck Cadet

On successful completion of this Pre-Sea Training, the trainees can join as a NAUTICAL TRAINEE CADETS on board a ship (Indian and Foreign Shipping Companies) with further Sea Service and Post Sea Training programme, the Nautical Cadets can appear for the second Mate Examination.After passing ,they will be joining as a navigational watchkeeping officer as second Mate on board a ship with further sea service and examination, they will be promoted to the CHIEF OFFICER & CAPTAIN in Merchant Navy.

ENTRY Educational Qualification 10+2 PCM
Age (yrs) Upto 20 for 10 + 2
  Upto 22 for Science Graduates with an average of 55% in the final year
  Upto 24 for Engineer Graduates recognised by AICTE or IIT
Medical Pre-Sea Standard
Pre-Sea Education& Training 3.5 Months Pre-Sea Training Course at CTM including STCW Course
· A-VI/1-1- PST
· A- VI/1-2 -FPFF
· A- VI/1-3- EFA
· A-VI/1-4- PSSR
+ Part of A-11/1
SEA-GOING SERVICE 24 Months(including on-board training, TRB and 6 months supervised bridge watch keeping duties)
Education &training

Examination and assessment
Assessment of TRB and Seagoing Service, Foundation Course PCME 2 Months(May be done after Pre-Sea Course)A-11/1, 4 Months+ Radar & ARPA Simulator training at Operational Level
A- VI/2-1 PSC & RB
A- VI/3- AFF
A-VI/4-1 MFA

written and oral exam
CERTIFICATE OF competency Second Mate of a Foreign -going Ship (NWKO)