Tamilnadu Govt. Sponsored Pre-Sea Training for SC/ST candidates


Tamil Nadu Maritime Academy, Thoothukudi. an institution approved by Directorate General ot Shipping, Govt, of India offers Pre-Sea Training Course for General Purpose Ratings, which qualifies candidates to serve as a Rating onboard Merchant Navy Ships (Indian and Foreign Ships).

Eligibility : Unmarried male and must have passed in 10th Standard/ S.S.L.C. or equivalent examination from Recognized Board with Science, Mathematics and English as subjects, with aggregate of 40% marks and scored minimum of 40% marks In English either In 10th or 12th Standard or In the Degree/Diploma Course conducted by the Recognized Board. Final selection will be subject to pass in written test and interview conducted by TNMA and sight test and medical examination conducted by D.G. Shipping approved Doctors While applying for this course, the candidates must be in possession of Passport, Birth Certificate, Nativity Certificate, Income Certificate and Community Certificate from Tahsildar; otherwise application will be liable for rejection.

Age: Must have completed 17 ½  Years and should be below 25 Years as on 01st July 2011.

Course Duration : The course duration is 6 months (25 weeks). Seats Available : 40 for SC/ST/SC Converted to Christianity belonging to Tamil Nadu only,

Income Limit: Annual family income should not exceed Rs. 2.00 Lakhs.

Course Fee: Entire course tee will be borne by Tamil Nadu AdidravkJar Housing and Development Corporation Ltd. (TAHDCO). Chennai.

Date of Commencement of Course : 01st July 2011 (Tentatively). The successful completion of this course does not guarantee onboard training which is mandatory for employment.

Prospectus and Application Form can be obtained from the Director of the Academy at the address given below by sending a written request with a nonrefundable crossed Demand Draft for Rs 300/-drawn on any Nationalized Bank in favour ol Tamil Nadu Maritime Academy payable at Tuticorin.

Application will be Issued from 13-06-2011 10.00 Hrs. to 27-06-2011 16.00 Hrs.

The last date tor receipt of completed application is : 27-06-2011 (17.00 Hrs).


The Director, Tamil Nadu Maritime Academy, 333, South Beach Road, Thoothukudi – 628 001, Tamil Nadu.

Phone: 0461-2320075,2320076,2320078,2330076, Telefax: 0461-2320075

E-mail : tnma1998@dataone.in;

Website : http://www.tn.gov.in/tnma

One thought on “Tamilnadu Govt. Sponsored Pre-Sea Training for SC/ST candidates

  1. Jobin George says:

    I have only 10th certificate. can l join merchant navy?

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