G.P. Rating (General Purpose Rating Course)

Approved by Director General of Shipping, Govt. of India

Introduction : Shipping is continuously growing industry, and trained persons find jobs in Indian and foreign companies. Attempts are being made to create new openings and facilitate employment of ratings. GP Rating candidates are those who have been trained in both Deck and Engine Room duties. Such ratings may be employed in either department according to the needs of the company. Ratings participate in seamanship activities, cargo handling, maintenance work, operation and maintenance of machinery.
Duties of a General Purpose Rating (GP Rating) :
GP Rating candidates are those who have been trained in both Deck and Engine Room duties. Such ratings may be employed in either department according to the needs of the company. Ratings participate in seamanship activities, cargo handling, maintenance work, operation and maintenance of machinery.

Eligibility : 
10th Std 40% aggregate, Science and Mathematics and minimum 40% in English, Or I.T.I. - 2 Year Engineering Trades from Govt. Approved Institute with minimum 50% aggregate marks in final year and minimum 40% in English in 10th std.

Age :

17.6 to 25 years on the date of commencement of training.



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