MSC ENTRANCE EXAMINATION FOR DECK CADETS  2022

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

 

-Q1. Which is the selection process?

STEP 1

Click HERE for the registration.

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: 18th Apr 2022

Last date of exam registration: 10th May 2022

On-line Exam dates: 09th / 10th / 11th / 12th / 13th / 14th & 15th May 2022: candidate to select any one date

 

PLEASE NOTE :

EXAM REQUIREMENT IS TABLET/MOBILE PHONE/LAPTOP/PC – WITH CAMERA. (It is recommended to use PC or Laptop or Tablet)

EXAM WILL BE DONE ON-LINE 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)  You must fill up the form and follow instructions as specified

1.Register for inquiry/update on IMU exams here : https://apply.registernow.in/IMUcet/registration2022

Course Enquired for : Diploma in Nautical Science leading to BSc (Applied Nautical Science)

2. Apply as per instructions mentioned on IMU website:  https://www.imu.edu.in/

3. Brochure for Diploma in Nautical Science leading to BSc will also be available at IMU website

https://dbsmedia.s3.us-west-2.amazonaws.com/IMU/Academic%20Brochure.pdf  

4. Appear for IMU CET

IMU Registration – Started - 28th Mar 2022 & Last Date – 24th May 2022

IMU CET EXAM – Tentatively 11th June 2022

 

Download IMU BROCHURE HERE

PLEASE NOTE IN ADDITION TO MSC EXAM PROCEDURES, CANDIDATES MUST CLEAR THE IMU CET

Important Dates for IMU CET 2022

Date of commencement of Online Registration

29.03.2022

Last date for Online Registration 

24.05.2022

Date of Mock Test & Hall Ticket can be downloaded by the candidates

27.05.2022

Date for Computer Based CET

11.06.2022

Date for Publication of Results (IMU Website)

16.06.2022

Commencement of Classes

16.08.2022

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 approx around Rs 5000 payable by candidate

  1. Psychometric test fees is approximately Rs 1000. All above 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 declared on the IMU website. Candidates are requested to visit the IMU website regularly in order to update themselves with the latest information provided.

 

-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 + Bank transaction charges born by the candidate may range between 0.5 to 5% depending on the service provider.

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

Additionally if 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 : 01st Aug 2022 or As per amended date announced by IMU

-Q3. What happens after I pass out from the Pre-sea Institute?

You will pass out in 12 months after the commencement of Pre-Sea Course

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

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-Q4. Am I eligible?

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

Educational qualification:

10+2 with 65% 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

55% 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.

 

CANDIDATES AWAITING 12th RESULT CAN APPLY.

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 approx. 1st August 2022*

Maximum Age limit: 19 years of age (for 10+2), 22 years (for BSc graduate) as on approx. 1st August 2022*

*exact date depends on starting date of Pre-Sea Training Course

 

What is the MSC examination like?

The MSC exam is a 1.5 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

 

What is the IMU exam like ?

The standard will generally be that of 10+2 level

Go to the IMU website for sample examination papers

 

 

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