Designation: Trainee Marine Engineer
Degree in Mechanical Engineering / Naval architecture from AICTE Approved Engineering college. Equivalent degree or degree with specialization or electives are not acceptable. Candidates must be in possession of valid degree in engineering certificate with minimum 50% marks in final year of engineering and should have secured at least 50% marks in English language at Xth or XIIth .
Age Limit : Maximum 25 years as on 1st January 2010.
Medical standard :
Candidate must have good health and are to be fit for sea service as per existing MS medical rules 2000 applicable to sea farers.
Candidate should pass Mercantile marine personality evaluation test (MMPE), to be conducted at D. G. Shipping nominated centers i.e. M.T.I. & L.B.S.CAMSAR Mumbai, Meri Kolkata, NIPM Chennai MMD Kochi and MMD Noida.
Eye Sight : UNAIDED vision 6/12 in both eyes or 6/9 in good eye and 6/18 in other eye. Defective color vision (color blindness) NOT accepted.
The Shipping Corporation of India was established on 2nd October 1961 by the amalgamation of Eastern Shipping Corporation and Western Shipping Corporation. Starting out as a marginal Liner shipping company with just 19 vessels, the SCI today has metamorphosed into a giant conglomerate having 83 ships of 4.6 million DWT with substantial interests in 10 different segments of the shipping trade.
Sailing through for over 4 decades, the SCI today has a significant presence on the global maritime map and is undoubtedly the Country`s premier shipping line. The SCI owns and operates about 35% of the Indian tonnage and operates in practically all areas of shipping business servicing both national and international trades. Keeping in view the demands of the nation`s trade, the SCI over the years has diversified into a large number of areas, and is today the only Indian shipping company operating break-bulk service, international container service, liquid / dry bulk service, offshore service, passenger service, in addition to manning / managing a large number of vessels on behalf of various Government Departments and Organisations.
The SCI has contributed immensely to the growth of India s EXIM trade as well as contributing to the Nation s exchequer by being a net earner / saver of valuable foreign exchange. Over the years, SCI has assumed the role of a lifeline for the country during times of emergency and distress by ensuring continued and uninterrupted supply of crude oil, the fuel, which drives the country`s economy. The liberalization and globalisation of Indian economy has presented the SCI with a whole lot of opportunities to grow and diversify and the SCI is ideally positioned to avail of these opportunities due to the presence of a modern, young and diversified fleet coupled with the presence of a large pool of well trained and experienced manpower both ashore and afloat to operate it.
Duration of Training & Course Fees :
The training is for 12 months and fees are Rs 1,85,000/- at present. Candidate to pay for these fees directly to the training institute . in addition candidates are required to pay Rs 50,000 /- towards STCW modular courses and other expenses. These fees once paid are not refundable at any stage either in full or part.
Application Fees :
Rs 1000/- for General & OBC candidate’s 500/- for SC & ST candidate’s. (Demand Draft to be drawn in favour of : The Shipping Corporation Of India Ltd, Mumbai).
Job Prospects :
After completion of training and obtaining MEO CLASSIV PART “A” certificates of competency the candidates as junior (fifth) Engineers in ship owned or operated by SCI. monthly salaries are approximately Rs 45000/- as on date.
How To Apply :
Applications complete in all respect are to be sent to the Sr.Vice President (Fleet personnel) Shipping Corporation of India Ltd ; Shipping House; 245 Madame Cama road; Mumbai – 400021.
Important Dates Last date for receipt of applications:29th June 2009 – 1700hrs
All India written examination :2nd August 2009
Commencement of Training:01.01.2010
Location : Mumbai
Education: BE/ B.Tech (Mech/ Naval Architecture)