GP Rating Training Pre Sea Training for Merchant Navy

G.P. Ratting Pre Sea Training

GP Rating Training Pre Sea Training for Merchant Navy

GP Rating candidates are the individuals who have been prepared for both Deck and Engine Room assignments. Such appraisals might be utilized either in deck office or Engine office as per the necessities of the organization. They perform undertakings identified with Seamanship, Cargo taking care of, Maintenance work on deck, Operation and upkeep of Machinery. This Course guaranteed higher employability of the Indian seafarers in world business sector.

GP Rating is a six months private course affirmed by D.G Shipping (Govt of India). GP Rating syllabus incorporates consolidated investigation of Deck and Engineering subjects. This course will cover all parts of the marine calling (Deck and Engine), which likewise incorporate swimming, physical drills, workshop preparing, rope and pole climbing, lifesaving apparatuses use, putting out fires activities and boat visits and so forth. After the preparation, outside examinations is led by Board of Examination of Seafarers (BES) under D.G Shipping (Govt of India).

Understudies who effectively pass the examination are issued CDC and are qualified for boat occupations around the globe. The understudies can join the ship as student OS (Ordinary Seaman)/learner fitter/student oiler/learner motor room cadet (for Diploma holders). The G.P.Rating hopeful will have the capacity to work in all seamanship exercises on-board at deck side and in addition at Engine side. With further Sea-administration, they will be advanced as, Able-Bodied Seamen/Engine Fitter, Bosun, and so forth.

They can likewise be elevated to officer Level with certain ocean administration (36 months) and capability necessities. There are wide openings for work for Indian Seamen everywhere throughout the world.

Those hopefuls who need to seek after vocation in Merchant Navy when passing 10thStandard can join GP Rating course Or NCV Deck cadet Course. These courses help the possibility to seek after profession in Merchant Navy and help in budgetary development following 6 months of Pre-ocean preparing.

There is no Common Entrance Test for GP Rating. Be that as it may, a few organizations direct their own test to choose the applicants.

Pre-Sea Training for GP Ratings Highlights:

The span of the Pre-Sea Training Course For General Purpose Ratings is 6 months. The course is completely private according to the Directorate General of Shipping standards, requiring every one of the learners to live in-house. The course will cover all parts of the ocean-faring calling (Deck and Engine), which additionally incorporate swimming, physical drills, workshop preparing, rope and pole climbing, life sparing, putting out fires activities and boat visits and so forth. Pre Sea Training for Ratings will likewise incorporate the, accompanying essential STCW 2010 courses

  • Personal Survival Techniques (PST).
  • Personal Safety and Social Responsibility (PSSR).
  • Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting (FPFF).
  • Elementary First Aid (EFA).
  • Oil Tanker Familiarisation (OTFC).
  • STSDSD (Security Training for seafarers with Designated Security Duty)

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Educational qualifications:

Minimum educational qualification is a pass in the S.S.C / 10th or its equivalent exam from any recognized board. Aggregate/ overall percentage must not be less than 40% and in ENGLISH subject minimum required is 40% either in 10th/12th exams.

Age limit:

Maximum age limit is 25 years at the time of commencement of course.

Medical standards:

Minimum Height-157 cms, Weight-48 kgs.

Should be physically fit for sea and should meet the medical standards laid by the Director General of shipping.


Use of corrective lenses for eyesight is permitted but the maximum permissible limits, at entry, are 6/12 in each eye or 6/9 in better eye and 6/18 in another eye for distant unaided vision. Color blindness is not permitted.

Mode of selection:

Written /Interview/ Medical examination.

GP Rating Course duration:

GP rating course is a 6 months residential course.

GP Rating Course fees:

Depends on the college the candidate gets selected. The latest course fee of all institutes is available on sea anchor website.

GP Rating Salary:

In training period as an Ordinary seaman gets 200-300$(Rs 12000-18000), after  9 months of sea service  as an Ordinary seaman candidate gets Watchkeeping certificate then candidate gets promoted as Able bodied seaman(AB) salary  1000-1500$ .Further experience makes him Bosun Salary (2000-2500$) and also an officer (3000-3500$) if the candidate has required qualifications.

Note: Candidates desirous of joining the course must apply for a passport immediately if they do not already have a passport, as it is a requirement when applying for C.D.C.

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