MSC ENTRANCE EXAMINATION FOR DECK CADETS 2020

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
-Q1. Which is the selection process?

STEP 1

Click HERE for the registration.

Registration link will be activated from 7th July 2020

Complete registration and pay Rs 800/- towards Registration and Exam Fees

Appear for the ONLINE exam as date/time as selected.

Exam registration starts from: 7th July 2020

Last date of exam registration: 18th July 2020

Exam dates: 22nd / 23rd / 24th / 25th / 26th July 2020: candidate to select any one date 

PLEASE NOTE :

EXAM REQUIREMENT IS TABLET/MOBILE PHONE/LAPTOP/PC – WITH CAMERA.

EXAM WILL BE DONE AT HOME WITH MONITORING BY PROCTOR AND A.I.

PLEASE REFER TO GUIDELINES ON WEBSITE FOR ALL OTHER CONDITIONS

PASSED CANDIDATES WILL BE SELECTED FOR ONLINE VIDEO INTERVIEW.

 

STEP 2

APPLY ONLINE FOR THE INDIAN MARITIME UNIVERSITY (IMU) COMMON ENTRANCE EXAM (CET) IF YOU HAVEN’T APPLIED ALREADY

  1. You must fill up the form and submit the details and fees as required
  2. Appear for the online exam at one of the IMU exam centers
  3. Apply online at http://imu.edu.in/

IMU registration Link opened From: 1st July 2020 up to: 3rd August 2020

Date of IMU CET: 30th August 2020  

PLEASE NOTE THAT NO CANDIDATE CAN BE ADMITTED WITHOUT PASSING THE IMU CET

Click here  to Download IMU BROCHURE

STEP 3

Successful candidates will be called to any one of our centers for completing the following:

  1. Medical tests (including Eyesight) through our Company doctor (Medical tests are only to be done as per Applicable DGS & Company Guidelines by a DG Shipping approved Company Doctor).
    Medical fees is approximately around Rs 5000 payable by candidate.
  2. Psychometric test - fees is approximately Rs 1000 payable by candidate Candidates must be aware that without passing these, they will not be eligible for selection.

STEP 4

If you comply with all Company and DG Shipping criteria and have passed:

  1. MSC Entrance written exam
  2. MSC Interview
  3. IMU entrance exam
  4. MSC Eyesight & Medical test
  5. MSC Psychometric test

NOTE: Candidates must meet all requirements of the company as well as those laid out by Indian Maritime University / Director General of Shipping. No candidate can appear more than once each year for the company’s written exam. The company’s decision on selection will be binding and cannot be challenged. Any false declaration or documents will result in the candidate being disqualified. 
IMU dates/criteria are subject to change depending on the COVID-19 situation.


-Q2. What will be the cost?

-IMU Charges – as per the information on IMU website.
-Cost of MSC entrance exam = Rs 800/- payable online at the time of registration.
-Cost of Medical & Eyesight Test = approx Rs 5000/- cash payable to MSC approved Medical Clinic.
-Cost of Psychometric Test= approx. Rs 1000/- payable to MSC approved Psychometric counseling service.

Additional costs if you will be selected:

-Non-Refundable Fee to MSC = Rs 15,000
-Cost of 1 Year IMU Pre-sea course = As per institute norms.
-Selected cadets will be assigned to DG Shipping Approved Institutes via MSC TRAINING ACADEMY on the basis of Final results.


PRE SEA COURSE COMMENCES FROM: 5th OCT 2020
-Q3. What happens after I pass out from the Pre-sea Institute?

You will pass out in October 2021.
Thereafter you will be assigned on a company vessel as a deck cadet with a stipend of Rs 20,000 approx. per month of training on board ship.
After completion of 18 months of sea-time, you are eligible to appear for the Certificate of Competency Exam for Second Mate (FG).
After passing your Competency exams you will join ship as a Junior Officer.

See the Career Path section for further details


-Q4. Am I eligible?

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA
Educational qualification:
10+2 with 60% marks in PCM aggregate or
60% marks in the final year of B.Sc. with physics in any of the years of B.Sc or
50% marks in the final year of B.E. or B. Tech. degree
AND
50% marks in English either at 10th or 12th or at graduation level.

Medical Requirement
All applicants shall comply with the physical and medical standards as per regulations and Company standards.
Medical Examination will be done by Company & DG Shipping Approved Doctor ONLY

Age Requirement
Minimum Age requirement: candidate should be 17 years of age as on 5th October 2020
Maximum Age limit: 19 years of age (for 10+2), 22 years (for BSc graduate) as on 5th October 2020


-Q5. How is the MSC examination like?

The MSC exam is a 1 ½ hour paper with the following
English – 15 questions
Maths – 12 questions
Physics – 13 questions
General Knowledge – 10 questions
All questions are objective type multiple choice questions


-Q6. How is the IMU examination like?

The standard will generally be that of 10+2 level
Go to the IMU website for sample examination papers

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