Course Description

This simulator course enables an individual to get the required Knowledge, Competence & Skill to operate a GMDSS system used while ship is in Distress for communacation and relaying the Distress messages. This 17 day course (including exams) is mandatory for Deck Cadets appearing for their 2nd Mate FG Exams at MMDs. This simulator course is designed & delivered as per the latest STCW Convention & as per the D. G. Shipping Guidelines, as applicable. Excellent Infrastructure, Quality Faculty & Training & Best GMDSS Examination results- all under a single roof at HIMT.

Duration: 12 Days
Batch DatesLocation / ModeTimingFeesBook Now
09 Sep 2024 - 27 Sep 2024KILPAUK, CHENNAI - Physical class only7.00 to 17.0029900Rs
07 Oct 2024 - 25 Oct 2024KILPAUK, CHENNAI - Physical class only7.00 to 17.0029900Rs
04 Nov 2024 - 22 Nov 2024KILPAUK, CHENNAI - Physical class only7.00 to 17.0029900Rs
02 Dec 2024 - 20 Dec 2024KILPAUK, CHENNAI - Physical class only7.00 to 17.0029900Rs


  • 12th with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics (or) Cadets intending to attend for 2nd Mates examination (or) Nautical Officer holding COC (or) Radio Officer with Certificate of Proficiency.
  • INDoS number is mandatory
  • Non-Indian Participants need to hold a Student Visa to India to undergo the course.

Documents Required

  • INDoS number is mandatory
  • Clear soft copies in PDF format of the following should be ready with the candidate on the day of Course Commencement.
    • +2 Mark sheet with (Maths, Physics & Chemistry)
    • Valid INDIAN Passport (1st & Last Page). Note: Candidates cannot appear for examination if Passport is expired.
    • Recent color photo in Formal Shirt. Note: Photos with round neck T-Shirts not accepted.
    • Signature (On a white sheet)

Candidates should bring their Original +2 Certificate and Passport as this is required for WPC verification.


12 days course at HIMT (Physical) and 4 days exams. 5th-day declaration of Results and issuance of a Provisional certificates for Successful Candidates.

The Exam & Center fees have to be paid separately.

The dates are subject to change as per WPC circulars

Kindly ensure your photo and signature in the seafarer profile is updated as the same would be used for Facial Attendance and certification as per DGS Directives.

Additional two days examination oriented coaching will be imparted to all candidates at no extra cost. Course Duration is included with Exam

Exam Results : Goto To GMDSS RESULTS

Procedure for Renewal of GOC online Click here

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.

Discounted Packages