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Presea Training for Deck Cadets ( BSc Nautical Science)  

CategoryMerchant Navy
TypeUG Course
Course NamePresea Training for Deck Cadets ( BSc Nautical Science)
FeesINR. 160000
AffiliationAustralian Maritime Safety Authority - Australian , Central Government, Directorate General of Shipp
Eligibility10+2 PCM & English
Duration36 months
Mode of EducationRegular
BSc. Nautical Science
Pre-sea Training for Deck cadets BSc. Nautical Science
Pre-sea Familiarisation and safety studies - 3 Months
The first phase provides students with a background to the maritime industry as well as essential safety study components mandated as perquisites for seagoing employment. The degree programme curricula are aligned with STCW 2010, with the Advanced Diplomas aligning with STCW Regulation II/1 and STCW Regulation III/1. The phase must be completed at our strategic campus. The degree programme is in collaboration with Australian Maritime College – AMC, a specialist college of University of Tasmania.

Sea service
On-board Training - 24 Months
Building on the background and safety components of Pre-sea phase, students undertaking sea service Phase, proceed to sea for a period of 24 months as Deck cadet. Whilst undertaking many routine and operational duties at sea, at the discretion of the ship’s officers, cadet will complete on-board study “Training and Guided Study (TAGS) / Distance Learning Programme (D.L.P.) consisting of project work, correspondence material and Record Book. This study is designed to lead cadet through the various aspects of a Deck Watch Keeper (IInd Mate).

Post-sea (Deck Watch Keeper)
Advanced Diploma Studies - IInd Mates - 9 Months
On completion of the on-board study phase, cadets enrol in and complete the Advanced Diploma in Nautical Science (IInd Mates), to be conducted at Launceston Campus, of Australian Maritime College, of University of Tasmania, Australia. Study includes consolidation of many practical and safety related components as well as an elective stream in a specific industry sector.

Seagoing Experience
IIIrd/IInd Officer - 12/18 Months
During this phase candidates will gain sea services as 3rd / 2nd officer in charge of a navigational watch in order to satisfy eligibility requirements for the Chief Mates Certificate of Competency.

Bachelor of Applied Science (Nautical Science)
Academic & Practical Studies - 6 Months
In the final phase of the Degree students undertake studies appropriate to ship management duties. This includes administration and organization, business and law, ship handling, Ship Master nautical knowledge and command navigation (simulation). The Bachelor Degree aligning with STCW Regulation II/2 and STCW Regulation III/2 and approved by Australian Maritime and Safety Authority – AMSA, Australian Government. On completion of this study, students would complete their academic programme.

Academic Studies - 6 Months
Students will be encouraged to continue their off-the-job studies at this point for further 6 months in order to complete the academic components of Ship Master Programme.

Seagoing Experience
IInd/Chief Officer - 12 Months
Students will gain sea service as 2nd / Chief Deck Officer in charge of a navigational watch in order to satisfy eligibility requirements for the Masters Certificate of Competency.

Masters Viva - 2 Weeks After the necessary sea service with Chief Mate’s Certificate of Competency, students will undertake Ship Masters orals.

Sail as Master (Captain) of Ship
Admission Process & Policy
Admission Process:
The process of admission to AMS is not outsourced to any agency, so selection can be in a transparent manner for conduct of Entrance Test (ET) consisting Written, Aptitude and Medicals. After AMS-ET results are declared, allotment of seats will be carried out by AMS personnel. The whole process is designed in a manner to be fair and transparent.

The admission process will consist of following steps:
An advertisement will be taken out in March /April/ May / June / July / September / November, as finalised, by the schedule of admission process every year, indicating the dates for sale of Prospectus and Application Forms through various bank branches and AMS Admin office. This will be released in various national/local leading newspapers and also uploaded on the AMS website.
Desirous applicants meeting the eligibility criteria for desirous Pre-sea study programme, can apply to AMS on prescribed applications forms. Application forms can be downloaded from the website www.ams-college.in and is also available in the Prospectus. Prospectus can be obtained on payment INR 500/- by cash in person at Admin office or at Campus. A Demand Draft for the same can be sent in favour of “AMS College of Advanced Studies Private Limited” payable at New Delhi for applicants downloading application form from the website or for outstation applicants, prospectus will be sent within 7 working days on receipt of their demand draft by the Admin office. Outstation students sending demand draft for the prospectus must mention opted pre-sea study programme they are interested in, Name, Postal address with Pin code and Telephone number along with the STD code.

Applicants will then be invited for the Interview by AMS personnel designated by the Management.

Based on the merit list, candidates qualifying AMS-ET will be guided to the nearest Director General of Shipping, Government of India approved doctor for Medical Fitness examination for seafarers.
Applicants those who are declared ‘’Medically Fit for Sea Service’’, only those applicants will be declared Selected for the pre-sea training.
Results will be declared only after qualifying all rounds of AMS-ET.
Selection Letter & Schedule of Fee will be issued to selected candidates along with the date of commencement of the opted pre-sea training programme.
Selected candidates will have to deposit initial booking fee of INR 25000/- (Twenty Five Thousand) within 7 days from the date of issuance of Selection Letter to secure the admission by demand draft in favour of “AMS College of Advanced Studies Private Limited” payable at New Delhi or can even be transferred via NEFT to our Bank account. AMS Bank account details can be obtained from admin office. Initial Fee will be adjusted against the total study programme fee.

Admission Policy:
Selected applicants failing to submit the initial Fee by the specific date, AMS reserves the right to allocate his seat to another wait listed and selected candidate.

The initial booking fee once paid is non-refundable and non-transferable to any other selected candidate’s account.
The fee once paid, nothing is refundable even if the applicant/candidate/student has not attended the class/college/training for a single day.
Court(s) of Delhi shall have the Jurisdiction in case of any dispute.