GP Rating

The General Purpose (GP) Rating Course was introduced on request from the Shipping Industry, in order to ensure enhanced & multiple utility of ratings, on board vessels belonging to shipping companies, worldwide. Accordingly, the erstwhile Deck Rating and Engine Rating courses were adapted to the new guidelines and concept of “General Purpose Rating” was introduced by the Directorate. This ensured higher employ-ability of the Indian seafarers in world market.

Course Name: 6 months pre-sea course for General Purpose Rating

Course Duration: 6 Months

Minimum Academic Qualification: Pass with.10th , 12th ( any stream) or any degree

Maximum Age limit: Between 17.5 to 25 years.

Medical Fitness : Candidate for admission to marine courses (DG, Shipping-approved courses) are required to produce certificate for medical fitness by authorities authorized by Director General of Shipping, at the date of joining of academic, academic staff will guide all trainees

Eyesight :Candidates vision should be 6/6 (normal) in each eye separately, Medically fit including eye sight and hearing as prescribed in the Merchant Shipping (Medical Examination) Rules,

GMA will help you in all the above mentioned criteria with full support, we make our motto to send you on international sea for beautiful and adventurous life.

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Great Northeast Maritime Academy

Medhi health care building (near mirza bus stop) by lane no.- 1, shreehari path, p. S palashbari, dist:kamrup, Guwahati, Assam, PIN-781125.

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