GP Rating

GP Rating is abbreviated for General Purpose Rating in which its candidates are those who specifically get trained for both Deck and Engine Room tasks. This training mainly get employed either in deck department or Engine department as per the company's need. The GP Rating course fees get charged by covering all the factors which are listed as follows:

  • • Seamanship
  • • Cargo handling
  • • Maintenance work on deck
  • • Operation and maintenance of Machinery

GP Rating

This GP Rating Courses completely ensure an employability of the Indian seafarers in an entire industry of the world. Basically, it is six months residential course which is approved by D.G Shipping (Govt of India) whose GP Rating syllabus mainly focus on a combined study of Deck and Engineering subjects. It covers all the mandatory aspects of the seafaring profession including swimming, physical drills, rope and mast climbing, workshop training, lifesaving appliances usage, firefighting exercises, ship visits and a lot more.

In order to prepare the students for both practical and training based techniques and exams, the GP rating sample question paper are also provided by us at cost-effective prices. After the training, GP Rating Online Test for sure takes place for which we promise that we will definitely help and support our students in achieving the best GP Rating Result 2018. All those students who successfully pass the examination become eligible for ship jobs all around the world where they get the highest GP Rating Salary.

Students who successfully pass the examination (BES) are issued INDIAN CDC and are eligible for ship jobs around the world. The students can join ship as trainee OS (Ordinary Seaman) / trainee fitter / trainee oiler / trainee engine room cadet (for Diploma holders). The G.P.Rating candidate will be able to work in all seamanship activities on-board at deck side & as well as at Engine side. With further Sea-service, they will be promoted as, Able-Bodied Seamen / Engine Fitter, Bosun, etc.

They can also be promoted to officer Level with certain sea service (36 months) and qualification requirements. There are wide job opportunities for Indian Seamen all over the world.

Those candidates who want to pursue career in Merchant Navy as soon as passing 10thStandard can join GP Rating course Or NCV Deck cadet Course. These courses help the candidates to pursue career in Merchant Navy and help in financial growth after 6 months of Pre-sea training.

There is no Common Entrance Test for GP Rating. But some institutes conduct their own test to select the candidates.

G.P RATING ELIGIBILITY.


Educational Qualifications:

Minimum educational qualification is a pass in the S.S.C / 10th or its equivalent exam from any recognized board. Aggregate/ overall percentage must not be less than 40% and in ENGLISH subject minimum required is 40% either in 10th/12th exams.

Educational Qualifications:

Minimum educational qualification is a pass in the S.S.C / 10th or its equivalent exam from any recognized board. Aggregate/ overall percentage must not be less than 40% and in ENGLISH subject minimum required is 40% either in 10th/12th exams.

Age limit:

Maximum age limit is 25 years at the time of commencement of course.

Medical standards:

Minimum Height-157 cms, Weight-48 kgs.

Should be physically fit for sea and should meet the medical standards laid by the Director General of shipping.

Eyesight/Vision:

Use of corrective lenses for eyesight is permitted but the maximum permissible limits, at entry, are 6/12 in each eye or 6/9 in better eye and 6/18 in other eye for distant unaided vision. Color blindness is not permitted.

Mode of selection:

Written /Interview/ Medical examination.

GP Rating Course duration:

GP rating course is a 6 months residential course.

GP Rating Course fees:

Around 2.5 lakh rupees, Depends on the college the candidate get selected.

Latest course fee of all institutes are available on BES website.

GP Rating Salary:

In training period as an Ordinary seaman gets 200-300$(Rs 12000-18000), after 9 months of sea service as an Ordinary seaman candidate gets Watch keeping certificate then candidate gets promoted as Able bodied seaman(AB) salary 1000-1500$ .Further experience makes him Bosun Salary(2000-2500$)and also officer (3000-3500$) if candidate has required qualifications.

Note: Candidates desirous of joining the course must apply for a passport immediately, if they do not already have a passport, as it is a requirement when applying for C.D.C.