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DirectorWe are dedicated to the task of creating leaders with zeal and commitment to Merchant Navy. We achieve this by imparting to the aspirants knowledge of government and merchant navy, infusing in them a sense of nation pride, decorative value, and empathy for common people and including leadership quality.

Frequently Asked Questions


  • 1. What is Merchant Navy?
  • Ans: The Merchant Navy is an industry which deals with transporting cargo and passengers by sea using ships.
  • 2. How many categories of Ships are?
  • Ans: Ships can broadly be categorised as:
    • Passenger ships – which carry passengers
    • Cargo ships – which carries cargo in solid, liquid and gaseous forms
    • Specialised ships
  • 3. How works of Seafares can be categoriesed?
  • Ans:
    • Deck / Navigation department
    • Engine Department
    • Catering / Saloon Department
  • 4. What is work of the Deck Department?
  • Ans:
    • Taking the ship from one port to another port i.e. navigation.
    • Loading and unloading of cargo / Embarking and disembarking of passengers
  • 5. What is work of Engine Department?
  • Ans:
    • Keeping a watch on the running machineries
    • Maintenance of all machineries on board the ship
  • 6. What is work of the Saloon/Catering Department?
  • Ans:
    • Providing food to all people on board the ship
    • Housekeeping of the accommodation area
  • 7. What is Advantage of Merchant Navy?
  • Ans:
    • Learn to take the responsibility of cargo and human life at a very young age
    • Earn high tax free salary in US $ at a very young age.
    • Travel the world
    • 4 - 6 months of paid annual leave as you become a senior officer
    • Family carriage allowed to senior officers as well
    • Interact with colleagues of different nationalities which adds to your personality
    • Food & accommodation are free of charge whilst working on ships.
  • 8. What is disadvantage of of shipping services?
  • Ans:
    • Long period of stay away from family
    • Some people may suffer from sea sickness
    • You may not get the food of your choice always as you work together with people from different countries
    • Working hours can be long and physically demanding
  • 8. What is disadvantage of of shipping services?
  • Ans: Expected Salary
    RANK AGE (YRS) SALARIES (US$)
    Captain 33+ 8,000 - 12,000
    Chief Officer 28 - 32 6,000 - 9,000
    2nd Officer 23 - 27 4,500 - 6,000
    3rd Officer 21 - 25 2,500 - 4,000
    Deck Cadet 18 - 24 250 - 400

    Engine Department: Ranks / Age / Salaries:
    RANK AGE (YRS) SALARIES (US$)
    Chief Engineer 33+ 8,000 - 12,000
    2nd Engineer 28 - 32 6,000 - 9,000
    3rd Engineer 23 - 27 4,500 - 6,000
    4th Engineer 21 - 25 2,500 - 4,000
    Trainee Engineer 21 - 23 250 - 600