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SCI Graduate Marine Engineers (GME) Course admission 2018


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Maritime Training Institute Mumbai announces Graduate Marine Engineers (GME) 2018


Applications are invited from Unmarried Mechanical Engineers for admission to Graduate Marine Engineers (GME) Course at SCI’s Maritime Training Institute at Powai, Mumbai, commencing from 01st March 2018


As a National Carrier and the country’s premier shipping line, the Shipping Corporation of India owns and operates around half of the Indian tonnage, and has operating interests in practically all areas of the shipping business; servicing both national and international trades


About GME Course

GME course is conducted at SCI’s Maritime Training Institute at Powai, Mumbai. This course is approved by Directorate General of Shipping (DGS). GME course comprises of pre-sea training of 08 months at MTI Powai and structured shipboard training of 10 months thereafter on ships operated by SCI

No. of Seats

The number of seats is 40 (Unreserved (UR)-20, Other Backward Caste (OBC)-11, Schedule Caste (SC)-06, & Schedule Tribes (ST)-03)


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Eligibility Criteria

Degree in Mechanical Engineering (BE /B Tech in Mechanical Engineering) from AICTE Approved Engineering College. Equivalent degree or degree with specialization or electives other than above educational qualification is not acceptable

Final year/semester students who have appeared and expect their results by date 31st December 2017 are also eligible to apply. Candidates must be in possession of valid

Engineering degree certificate /Provisional degree certificate/Marks Sheet with minimum 50% marks in final year of Engineering at the time of interview

However, candidates should have secured at least 50% marks in English language at 10th or 10th+2 class


Age Limit

Maximum 28 years as on 01st October 2017 (Date of commencement of training). Candidates belonging to UR/OBC category must be born on or after 01st October 1990

Age relaxations of 5 years applicable to SC/ST candidates as per existing Govt. Directives. Candidate belonging to SC/ST category must be born on or after 01.10.1984. Age relaxation of two years for women candidates applicable


Course Fees

The fees for training are Rs.450000/- for both male and female candidates; candidate will pay fees to the Maritime Training Institute (MTI), Powai

Fees once paid are not refundable at any stage either in full or part. Consolidated stipend of Rs.15000/- per month will be paid to candidates for structured shipboard training. No stipend will be paid to candidates during shore based training


Medical Standard

Candidate must have good health and be fit for sea service as per existing MS Medical rules 2000/MLC 2006 applicable to seafarers


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Selection Procedure

Eligible candidates will be required to appear in the All India on line test at their own expenses and only candidates qualifying in the online test will be called for Personal Interview in the ratio of 1:3. (3 candidates called against 1 vacancy) keeping the provision of reservation for SC/ST/OBC

The Shipping Corporation of India Ltd. reserves the right to shortlist the candidates for on line test also


Exam Pattern

The online exam shall be of two (02) hours duration, which will be in the form of multiple choice questions (MCQs). The on-line exam will focus on MCQ’s on Quantitative Aptitude test, Professional Knowledge test, English Language test and Reasoning Ability test

The questions of the test will be bilingual (English and Hindi). Candidate MUST PASS in each of the objective tests to qualify for personnel interview

The passing Marks in each test will be decided on the basis of the performance of all the competing candidates in each test


Test Centre

The on-line examination will be held at Mumbai, New Delhi, Kolkata, and Chennai only. Candidates will have to choose a test centre, nearest from their home town and the same cannot be changed after the form is submitted online

However, the Shipping Corporation of India reserves the right to cancel or add any test centre or change the centre chosen by the candidate


Application Fees

Rs.1000/- for General (UR) and

OBC Candidates and Rs.500/- for SC & ST candidates, excluding NEFT bank charges

Before filling online application, form candidates must Deposit the application fees. National Electronic Funds Transfer (NEFT) and obtain UTR number or by Online banking and obtain transaction number from respective bank immediately after fees deposited

Candidates may check the details on below URL for more information about NEFT: https://www.rbi.org.in/scripts/FAQView.aspx?Id=60


How to Apply

Applications will be accepted online only from 22nd December 2017 to 21st January 2018. Candidates have to log on to www.shipindia.com for the important instructions for filling the online application

Eligible candidates have to apply online only. It is mandatory that the candidates should have a valid e-mail id and mobile number while applying in order to facilitate faster communication. All future communications and correspondence will be through emails and our official website only

Before filling application online, candidates must deposit application fees to the above mentioned SCI Ltd, bank account and obtain NEFT UTR/Bank Transaction Number

Detailed instructions for filling the application form will be given under the "General Instructions". Candidates should read all instructions before filling application form carefully

The application form with bank transaction receipt must be sent by Ordinary- Post/Courier/Speed-Post/Registered-Post (No Hand delivery will be accepted) to the following address super scribing the envelope as: “Application for GRADUATE MARINE ENGINEER” and addressed to: Senior Vice President, Flee Personnel Dept.

Third Floor, the Shipping Corporation of India Ltd, Shipping House, 245, Madame Cama Road, Nariman point, Mumbai-400 021, Maharashtra, India, on or before 23rd January 2018 by 17:00hrs


Important Dates

Date of Commencement of Online Application on Website: 22nd December 2017 from 10:00 hrs

Last date of submission of the on-line application by the candidates: 21st January 2018 up to 17.00 hrs

Last Date for Receipt of the hard copy of the Application Sheet: 23rd January 2018 up to 17:00hrs

Date of online Examination: 04th February 2018 (Sunday) 11.00 hrs

For more information visit the website: www.shipindia.com


SCI Mumbai

The Shipping Corporation of India Ltd., (A Govt. of India Enterprise), Fleet Personnel Department, Regd. Office - “Shipping House”, 245, Madame Cama Road, Mumbai-400021 Website www.shipindia.com


For any query,  candidates are requested to check the official website  .

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