Career Path In Merchant Navy

How to join Merchant Navy

Step 1

Clear 10+2

Are you searching for how to become merchant navy in India after 10+2?

Read the steps to become Merchant Navy after high school:

Students are required to complete 10+2 in physics, chemistry, math’s with an aggregate of 50 per cent of marks or equivalent to it from a recognized board.

Step 2

Entrance Exams

Several colleges conduct entrance exams before taking student admission. In order to be eligible to sit for the entrance exam, students must complete their 10+2 with a minimum of 50 per cent marks. There are other colleges and universities which provide admission on the basis of the cut-off of 12th passing percentage.  

Did You Know ?

Fact 1: Merchant navy officers are exempted from giving income tax, provided they meet certain conditions

Fact 2: For several years the shipping industry is considered to be a male dominant force as only 2 percent are women, seafarers

Fact 3: Japan, Greece, and Germany are the biggest nations with the biggest Merchant Navy in terms of total deadweight tonnage

Fact 4: Around 33 percent of ship professionals in the world have no means of communication while they are traveling and only 10 percent have access to the internet

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What are the skills and qualities required to Join Merchant Navy?

Career Path Progression for Merchant Navy

We have provided below Merchant Navy career description with the progression and responsibilities.