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HND NAUTICAL SCIENCES (ADVANCED DIPLOMA - AD)

Introduction

To develop the competency required to enable the cadets to carry out his duties as Officer of the Watch on board Merchant ships.

To provide the cadets with HND qualification which is accepted by MCA for obtaining exemption from some of academic papers of class 2 (Deck) & Class 1 (Deck) and to comply with MCA’s standard’s certification requirements.

To satisfy all the requirements laid down by the MCA, the Merchant Navy Training Board and the I.M.O Convention on standards of training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STCW 95), the Institute is offering a Higher National Diploma in Nautical Science. The HND holder will require a training period of 15 months Sea Service to be eligible for entry to the MCA Officer of the Watch Certificate of Competency (U.K.). Scheme of training is approved by the Merchant Navy Training Board - U.K and the MCA U.K.

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Phase 1

12 Months skill-based academic studies at MARITIME TRAINING INSTITUTE, Karachi, which is an outreach campus. Maritime Training Institute, Karachi will facilitate for Student’s Visa to all successful cadets upon completion of Phase 1)

Phase 2

Deck Cadets are required to complete 15 months of sea service prior to appearing for the Officer Of the Watch Certificate examination, conducted by MCA (Maritime Coastguard Agency) UK.(Maritime Training Institute, Karachi will endeavor to arrange for Sea berth to all successful cadets upon completion of Phase 2)

Phase 3

Engine Cadets are required to complete 09 months sea service prior to appearing for EOOW Certificate examination, conducted by MCA (Maritime Coastguard Agency) UK.
Maritime Training Institute, Karachi will endeavor to arrange for Sea berth to all successful cadets upon completion of Phase 2)

After successful completion of HND – Higher National Diploma (Advanced Diploma -AD) makes you are eligible for exemptions from all subjects of class 2 (Deck Officer) Certificate of Competency Examination, except Ship Stability, Navigation, Engineering, and Control Systems.

ELIGIBILITY CRITRIA

Qualifications: 12th Pass with at least 60% marks in Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics (PCM), and 50% marks in English or B.Sc. in Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry or B.E./B. Tech. Degree.

Age Limit: 18 – 25 years (As on the date of commencement of course)

Medical standards: Candidates should be medically and physically fit. A full medical check-up through a Panel Doctor approved by D.G Shipping will be undertaken. A complete eyesight test will also be conducted in which the distance vision should be 6/6 with no color blindness.

Panel interview: Shortlisted candidates get called for the admission procedure.

Medical examination: Selected candidates will undergo a medical screening to test their eyesight and physical fitness.

Pre-sea training: Candidates who clear the medical examination will begin with 1 year of pre-sea training.

DEGREE PROGRAM

After completion of HND (AD) Nautical Sciences, if you are interested in a degree program, we can assist you towards Glasgow Caledonian University & Strathclyde University where you can proceed for completing Bachelors in Nautical Sciences (B.Sc) which will require two more years after HND (AD).

ONSHORE SCOPE

OFFSHORE SCOPE

Inland Water Craft
Oil Rigs
Tug & Boats
Mooring Parties for Shipping Companies
Ship Surveyor/ Analyzer

Deck Cadet
3rd Officer
2nd Officer
Chief Officer
Captain

HND Nautical Sciences COURSE STRUCTURE YEAR 1 Subjects

To be updated soon..

HND Nautical Sciences Fee Structure

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