Course Duration : Immidiate

Faculty Name: G.P. RATING


The General Purpose (GP) Rating Course was introduced on request from the Shipping Industry, in order to ensure enhanced & multiple utilities of ratings, onboard vessels belonging to shipping companies, worldwide. Accordingly, the erstwhile Deck Rating and Engine Rating courses were adapted to the new guidelines, and the concept of "General Purpose Rating" was introduced by the Directorate. This ensured higher employability of the Indian seafarers in the world market. Check GP Rating Course Eligibility, Fees & download gp rating admission form online

Course Name: 6 months pre-sea course for General Purpose Rating

Course Duration: 6 Months

Minimum Academic Qualification: Pass with aggregate 40% marks in 10th Standard from a recognized Board with Science, Mathematics as subjects and with minimum 40% marks in the English language either in the 10th, 12th, or diploma/degree exam.

Maximum Age limit: Between 17.5 to 25 years.

Course Name: 6 Month Pre-Sea Course for General Purpose Rating for Fitters/Petty Officers.

Course Duration: 6 Months

Minimum Academic Qualification: 10TH, 12th pass (PCM), from a recognized board

Maximum Age limit: Between 17.5 to 25 years.

Medical Fitness: Candidate for admission to marine courses (DG, Shipping-approved courses) are required to produce a certificate for medical fitness by authorities authorized by the Director-General of Shipping.

Eyesight: Medically fit (eye vision + or – 2.5 allowed) with no color blindness