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Every candidate qualified to conduct assessments and examinations of seafarers for certificates of competency issued in accordance of the STCW convention, 1978, as amended should possess a certificate of competency no lower than the certificate or qualification, which he/she is to examine and certify on behalf of the Directorate General of Shipping.

Shall hold a Certificate of Competency, issued by the Govt of India or equivalent, either as Master (FG) / MEO Class I (FG) / ETO /GMDSS (GOC) And Hold a certificate for "Training Course for Trainers and Assessors"(TOTA).

Have Fluency (both spoken and written) in the language in which the course will be conducted.

Non-Indian Participants need to hold a Student Visa to India to undergo the course.

Documents Required

  • INDoS

As per DGS Order 20 of 2020, Successful Completion of E-Learning Modules through the DGS website is mandatory to get Digital Certificate for all DG approved Courses. However, Elearning can be completed prior or after the Virtual Classes.

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AECS - Assessment, Examination, and Certification of Seafarers (AECS) is applicable for all internal and external examiners including Surveyors from Classification societies, Internal Auditors, Course in-charge and faculty responsible for assessment and examination for any maritime course of an MTI.

The batch is subject to having at least 12 participants in the batch

Dress Code : Collarless T.Shirts, Shorts, Sandals, Bathroom slippers are not permitted for Physical Classes

D. G. Shipping mandates a minimum batch strength of 25%. In the event that the number of participants in the course reduces due to withdrawals, causing the batch strength to fall below 25% of the batch capacity, the course would be postponed without any additional charges.

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