This course is separate from other course as it gives an opportunity to work in ships and even to work as a ship captain. To become a Nautical Deck Cadet, the course requires the candidates to acquire pre-sea training.
- The basic eligibility criteria for pursuing M.Sc Nautical Science course is a Graduation degree in the allied area and from a recognized college or university.
- Aspirants also need to have a score of 55% marks in their final examination.
- It is also mandatory that students also study English and secure more than 50% in the subject.
- Entrance exam shall be carried out for admission of aspirants in M.Sc Nautical Science course.
- This course has some medical restrictions for height, eye sight and other health related factors.
The duration of M.Sc Nautical Science course is 2 years which is divided into four semesters, with each semester lasting for a period of six months.
Admission procedure includes an entrance test that can be private for private colleges and can be nationalized for government colleges. The selection will not solely do on the basis of candidate’s performance in written test. Their selection is also based on their performance in interview and finally medical test. For final selection, a candidate must be medically fit for this course.
The course includes and emphasizes English language as a subject. The course consists of both theoretical as well as practical sessions. In fact much importance is being given to practical sessions. Candidates learn about ship operations, Nautical Physics and Mathematics, Navigation techniques and how to avoid collision between ships. They also learn about Naval architecture and Voyage Planning. They should also have computer knowledge which will help them to understand the basic operation of ships.
After successful completion of this course, they can join in any national or international shipping organization. Their job opportunities will solely be related to marine life. Candidates also need to pursue pre-sea training to get higher designation and good compensation. Apart from this, they can also go for teaching field. In addition to this, aspirants can also find work with other private shipping firms. The remuneration of these professionals will depend on their qualification and the number of years they have served in this field.
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