Indian Merchant Navy

* Scholarships Provided by candidate last qualification mark. * Merchant Navy New Selection are Started on this Session 2023- 2024. * Limited Seats in a batch. * 100% job Placement Assurance. * Educational Loan Facilities also available. * Opportunity for 10th/12th/ITI/above and diploma and degree diesel mechanical / Electrical.

Seafarers Development Programmer - SDP

Seafarers Development Programmer:

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

Course Name:

PST for SDP -O1

Duration of Program:

4-6 Months*


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.

Medical Fitness:

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

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