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The Maritime Wing is presently conducting three Directorate General (DG) of Shipping approved Pre Sea courses which are

  • 2 Year Pre Sea Training for Diploma Engineers or otherwise known as Post Diploma in Marine Engineering (PDME).
  • 1 Year Diploma in Nautical Science(DNS) leading to B Sc (Nautical Science) course.
  • 6 Months Pre Sea Training for GP Ratings.

All the courses are competency based structured training involving the development of both knowledge and skill. All the courses are residential and also involve scheduled co-curricular activities such as parade, PT, games, literary activities, swimming that are required for the overall development of the cadets. The training is based on the tasks framed in the TAR book and Training Manual published on behalf of DG Shipping and the cadets are assessed in accordance with the competency requirement. The period of training requirement for each competency has been stipulated by DG Shipping. Further the DNS course is affiliated to the Indian Maritime University which does all the academic activity viz. framing of course outline, curriculum, conduct of exams, assessment to the award of Diploma/Degree which is also awarded by the University. The Cadets are treated as Officers on Training and they have to be in the prescribed uniform, well-disciplined and behaved and have to follow the rules laid down by the DG Shipping for Maritime Training. Special emphasis is also given towards improving their communication skill by way of conducting seminars, debates, report writing etc. The exams for the Pre Sea Training for GP Ratings are conducted in Port Blair and they have an option of joining the NCV cadet scheme and become an NCV officer instead of joining ship as a seaman.


Major Facilities & Strength

  • Access to ship repair & workshop facilities at the Dockyard which caters to about vessels of the Administration.
  • Qualified and dedicated faculty along with support staff.
  • Access to ship visits regularly.
  • Very good infrastructural and training facilities at the institute.
  • Exposure to a disciplined and organized way of life.
  • Sea Training (06 Months) as a Trainee Marine Engineer has been arranged for the cadets in the Vessel of the required class owned by Administration.

Customer Requirement :

  • To conduct two technical seminars per semester by experts from the Maritime Industry or regulating bodies on various advancements in technology, IMO regulations.
  • To conduct group discussion/ debate/ technical quiz for the cadets on every second and fourth Saturdays.
  • To conduct at least one career guidance programme for the cadets every year.
  • To develop a utility project related to Marine Engineering in the fourth semester of the course, in the ratio five or six cadets per project.

Service Requirement :

To arrange for a training ship.


Others :

To carry out at least one community development/ social service project per year with the help of cadets.

Capt. P. Mukherjee

Master (FG)

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Mr Jagga Rao

MEO Cl-I( Visiting Faculty)

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Mr Vivek S Nadhan

MEO Cl-I( Visiting Faculty)

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Mr. M. Aboobakar

Instructor

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Mrs Neelima Haldar

Instructor

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Mr I S Prabhakar Rao

Instructor

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Post Diploma in Marine Engineering

Tracer Details Not Available

Diploma in Nautical Science

Tracer Details Not Available

GP Rating

Tracer Details Not Available

Many cadets/trainees opted for shore jobs in Govt after training.

The course is conducted under a MoU signed with Indian Maritime University, Chennai, who depute expert faculty and assist in conduct of the course.

The Marine Engineering Workshop training is conducted at the Government Dockyard of the Directorate of Shipping Services, Port Blair which caters to repair of about 60MS Act Vessels.

Regular Ship visit are conducted for the cadets on large Merchant Shipping Vessels to give them an exposure to the operation and maintenance of machinery onboard.