Merchant Navy

About the Course

Are you willing to serve your services on a ship on water bodies? Does the idea of staying on water bodies for months excite you? Would you be also excited to have a long vacation of 2-3 months each year after your term on the service?

If Yes, you are the best fit for this career.

About the Field

Merchant navy is a specialized industry which is fully engaged in commercial activities involving transportation of cargo and passengers through sea routes. The term “merchant navy” means a fleet of commercial ships that are not used for military purposes. The ships and the crew of the merchant navy are a part of the country's commercial shipping. The professionals working on these commercial ships are called mariners or sailors or seafarers or seamen.

Top Qualities

    - Decision-making skills
    - The ability to remain calm in difficult situations
    - Team working skills and the ability to lead, motivate and inspire confidence in others
    - Written and verbal communication skills
    - Mathematical ability

Top Jobs & Careers

    - Deck officer (navigation officer)
    - Electro-technical officer (ETO)
    - Engineer
    - Ratings
    - Catering & hospitality crew

Career Ladder

    - 10th Any Board > 12th Science (Math) > Btech / BE in Marine Engineering
    - 10th Any Board > 12th Science (Math) > Btech Harbour and Ocean Engineering
    - 10th Any Board > 12th Science (Math) > Btech in Ship Building
    - 10th Any Board > 12th Science (Math) > BSc Nautical Science

Top Courses

    - Btech / BE in Marine Engineering
    - Btech Harbour and Ocean Engineering
    - Btech in Ship Building
    - BSc Nautical Science
    - Mtech / ME in Marine Engineering
    - Mtech Harbour and Ocean Engineering
    - Mtech in Ship Building
    - MSc Nautical Science

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