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  Diploma in Nautical Science (DNS) is a one (1)-year course conducted at SIMS, Lonavala. Upon Successful completion, a cadet qualifies to join as a deck cadet on board ships. During the 18 months of sea time training required onboard a sea-going vessel, a cadet receives free boarding & lodging apart from a stipend. Subsequently, he needs to obtain the Second Mate’s Certificate of Competency under the Directorate General of Shipping, Govt. of India to qualify as a third officer on any sea going vessel. A cadet will also be eligible for the B.Sc (Applied Nautical Science) degree from IMU (Indian Maritime University) after obtaining the Second Mate’s Certificate of Competency.  
     
 
  Stage Semester Duration Teaching Method Award of Qualification
  1 1 & 2 1 year (Pre Sea) Purely Residential Diploma in Nautical Science
  2 3,4 & 5 min. 18 months onboard Ship (At Sea) Distance Learning Higher Diploma in Nautical Science
  3 6 4 months (Post Sea) Purely Residential B.Sc (Nautical Science) Degree by IMU. Certificate of Competency (COC) by D.G Shipping, Govt. of India
 
     
 
  Eligibility For Deck Cadet
  Age ‣ For Class XII: Not Less Than 17 Years (As on the date of commencement of course)
‣ Upper age limit
   20 years for 10+2 candidates (As on the date of commencement of course)
   22 years for B.Sc candidates (As on the date of commencement of course)
   25 years for B.E/ B.Tech candidates (As on the date of commencement of course)
  Academic

Results of Class 12th board exam should be obtained at FIRST ATTEMPT and from a Regular Board only

Only those candidates who have appeared for class XIIth board examinations from a board that is approved by the Ministry of HRD, Govt of India are eligible.

The following marks must be obtained:
‣  Minimum Aggregate Percentage - 60%
‣  Minimum PCM aggregate - 60%
‣  Minimum score in Physics & Maths individually - 50%
‣  Minimum aggregate for Physics & Maths - 60%
‣  For Andhra Pradesh & Kerala State boards: 11th & 12th aggregate marks will be considered for the above mentioned criteria.

Candidates who have appeared for XII examinations and the results are yet to be declared, are also eligible to appear.

OR

II. B Sc in Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry or Electronics with Physics as individual subject in one of the years, with an average of not less than 55% of marks in final year & 60% marks over all. Candidate should also secure min 55% marks in PCM in Class XII

OR

III. B.E./B. Tech from IIT or college recognised by AICTE with an average of not less than 50% of aggregate in the final year

Candidates who have appeared for Class 12th, B.Sc or BE/B.Tech Engineering examination and the results are yet to be declared, are also eligible to appear. 

  Medical Physically fit and meet the standards laid out by DG Shipping & ESM / SIMS*
  Language English shall be one of the subjects with minimum marks scored 50% in class X or XII
  Eyesight 6/6 in better eye & 6/9 in other eye, No use of corrective lenses allowed
No colour-blindness
  IMU - CET Candidate must pass Indian Maritime University, Common Entrance Test (IMU-CET)
  Passport Candidate must be in possession of a valid passport prior to joining the course
* Details of medical fitness requirements are available at www.dgshipping.com
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  Training Program
  ‣Deck Officer Training (DNS)
  ‣Engineer Officer Training (GME)
  ‣B.Tech Marine Engineer
  ‣2nd year of B.Tech Marine Engineer
  ‣Electro Technical Officer Training (ETO)
  ‣Prospectus
  Course Application
  ‣Diploma In Nautical Science (DNS)
  ‣B.Tech Marine Engineering
  ‣Graduate Marine Engineer (GME)
  ‣Electro Technical Officer Training (ETO)
  Result
  ‣Diploma In Nautical Science (DNS)
  ‣B.Tech Marine Engineering
  ‣Graduate Marine Engineer (GME)
  ‣Electro Technical Officer Training (ETO)
  Prevention of Caste Based Discrimination
  FAQs
   
  Course
  ‣Mandatory Course
  ‣Value Added Course
  ‣EPSS
  Course Schedule
   
  Course Application
   
  Online Verification of Certificates
   
  Courses
  ‣DP Basic
  ‣DP Advanced
  ‣DP Maintenance
  Course Schedule
   
  Course Application
   
  Online Verification of Certificates
   
  FAQs