This one is a 3 years long Bachelor of Science Degree course. On completion of the course, candidates are awarded the Second Mates Foreign Going Certificate of Competency by the Ministry of Shipping, India.
After 12 months of Sea service, candidates may become Navigation Officers on Merchant Navy ships worldwide.

AGE LIMIT: Between 17 to 25 years of age at the time when the course starts.

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:  Only 12th Science stream students with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics subjects, who have passed board exams, are eligible to appear for this course. Minimum aggregate marks requirement is 60% (in PCM subjects).