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August 10th, 2019 04:48 PM
Re: Merchant navy joining process after 12th PCM

The Merchant Navy entrance test is carried out for the admittance of aspirants into its engineering and navigational fields.

The Joint Entrance Exam (JEE) is carried out mainly for assessing the aspirants understanding in mathematics, chemistry and physics. Students who clear the exam with good marks will be needed to appear for an interview.


1. You should have completed 12th with PCM.

2. Only umarried candidates are eligible.

3. The age limit is 20 years.

4. SC and ST can apply till 25 years.

5. You will have to pass a medical test.

6. Physical requirements will have to be met such as at least 5 feet height, 6/6 vision etc.

To join the Merchant Navy after Class 12th, one needs to follow the course options:

Merchant Navy Courses after 12th

To join as a Deck Officer
BSc Nautical Science (3 Years)
Diploma in Nautical Science (Leads to a BSc Nautical Science Duration is 1 year)

To join as an Engineer
BE/B Tech Marine Engineering (4 Years)

To join as a Rating after Class X or XII
Pre Sea GP Rating Course (6 Months)

To join in the catering department after Class X or XII
Maritime Catering Course (6 Months)
BSc in Marine Catering (3 Years)
August 10th, 2019 04:47 PM
Re: Merchant navy joining process after 12th PCM

Can you tell me if I can join Merchant Navy after completing 12th with PCM (Physics, Chemistry and Maths) as I want to join it and serve my country?
June 28th, 2018 11:59 AM
suraj yadav
Re: Merchant navy joining process after 12th PCM

Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
Can I apply for the Merchant navy after completing 12th with physics, chemistry and mathematics???
How i can joint merchant navvy
October 8th, 2015 03:51 PM
Re: Merchant navy joining process after 12th PCM

No, I am very sorry to inform you that you can’t apply for Indian Navy
But you can easily join Indian Army as NDA does not need the science background

NDA(National Defence Academy) is conducted by the UPSC(union public service commission)twice in a year i.e, NDA I &NDA II.

Eligibility for NDA
You must have citizenship of India
You must be completed 12th standard from recognized state board of India
Your age should be in between 16.5 to 19years
Only unmarried male candidates are eligible

Exam Pattern:

There are two main subjects of this paper
General Ability

Paper I - Mathematics : (Maximum Marks 300)
Arithmetic, Mensuration, Algebra, Geometry, Trigonometry, Statistics.

Paper II - General Ability
Part A - English (Maximum Marks 200)
Part B - General Knowledge (Maximum Marks 400)
October 8th, 2015 03:50 PM
Re: Merchant navy joining process after 12th PCM

Hello sir I am Man and I completed my 12th with 78% and now making my mind to join Indian Navy , therefore I want to know is I am applicable for this ???
October 8th, 2015 11:51 AM
Re: Merchant navy joining process after 12th PCM

To choose Indian Navy as career option is really proud for anybody. So here as per your demand I am giving you the procedure and eligibility criteria to join the Indian Navy.


The candidate must have passed the class XII in Science stream from recognised university.

The age of the candidate must lie in between the 16 to 19 years.

The candidate must be unmarried.

Eye Sight must be normal 6''/6'' free from color blind & night blind.

Height & weight must be normal minimum 157cms & 42kgs.

Selection procedure

The candidate has to be appearing in National Defence Academy (NDA) exam conducted by the UPSC department of India twice in a year.


General science
General awareness
Aptitude test

The candidate selected in written exam will go for further rounds.

SSB Interview
Medical Examination

Now I am giving you the previous year’s paper of the NDA exam for your guidance.

NDA previous years paper

October 8th, 2015 11:43 AM
Re: Merchant navy joining process after 12th PCM

Hello sir I want to join Indian Navy after XII so please provide me the options available for me in Indian Navy.
June 8th, 2015 08:17 PM
Swami Nagesh how te get admission in indian neavy. I got 56 parsentage. plz guide me.
June 8th, 2015 04:07 PM
Unregistered kya physics chemistry nd biology students v merchant navy k form fillup kr shakte hai
June 5th, 2015 10:33 PM
yogesh boora Can you tell me about the posts and their work in merchant navy
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