The PRE SEA TRAINING Course was introduced on request from the Shipping Industry, in order to ensure enhanced & multiple utility of ratings, on board vessels belonging to shipping companies, worldwide. Accordingly, the erstwhile Deck Rating and Engine Rating courses were adapted to the new guidelines and concept of “SDP” was introduced by the Directorate. This ensured higher employ-ability of the Indian seafarers in world market. Check SDP Course Eligibility, Fees & download SDP admission form online
PST for SDP -O1
Pass with aggregate 40% marks in 10th Standard from a recognized Board with Science, Mathematics as subjects and with minimum 40% marks in English language either in 10th, 12th or diploma / degree exam.
Not less than 17½ & Not exceeding 25 years as on the date of commencement of training.
Candidate for admission to marine courses are required to produce certificate for medical fitness authorized by DGS.
Candidates vision should be 6/6 (normal) in each eye separately , Medically fit including eye sight and hearing as prescribed in the Merchant Shipping (Medical Examination) Rules, 2000; as amended