Some reputed shipping company organize Sponsorship Test and select candidates for Sponsorship. Basically “Sponsorship” is Job, Placement & Training assurance in WRITTEN given to a candidate who successfully clears all the phase of “Sponsorship Test” organized by the Approved Shipping company.
Generally “Sponsorship Test” is completed in 3 Phases as follows:
- Written Offline/Online Test
- Psycometric/16 PF Test
- Personal Interview & Medical Examination (By D.G Approved Doctor)
Candidate who successfully passed all phases are then “SPONSORED” by the Company and issued “Sponsorship Letter”.
Benefits Of getting “Sponsorship”
In today’s scenario, Almost no shipping companies recruits any fresher candidates, who completed the pre-sea course as a “NON-SPONSORED” So they have to face of a lot of problems in getting jobs.
Joining any Merchant Navy course as a “SPONSORED” candidate will 100% assures your Job & Placement after successful completion of course. So in short “Getting Sponsorship from any approved shipping company will secures your present & future as well.
Sponsorship is offered for following Merchant Navy Courses:
- DNS Leading to Bsc. Nautical Science
- 4 Years B.E Marine Engineering
- 1 Year Graduate Mechanical Engineering
Candidates have the option to join as sponsored or non- sponsored candidates. Sponsored candidates are those who get selected by shipping companies before the start of the course. These shipping companies conduct their seprate entrance tests besides IMU and have their own standards with regard to eligibility criteria. HOWEVER PASSING THE IMU EXAM REMAINS COMPULSORY FOR EVEN THE SPONSORED CANDIDATES. We conducts sponsorship tests on behalf of various reputd shipping companies who have been its clients for many years now. Non – Sponsored candidates after passing the IMU CET (COMMON ENTRANCE TEST ) have to appear in IMU counseling and based on their rank they are allotted a college anywhere in India. Sponsorship tests which are held for two separate deck cadet batches that start in 1st week of February and August every year. For the February batch the tests are generally held in the months of Oct / Nov while sponsorship tests for August batch of deck cadets are held in the months of April / May.
How to apply for SPONSORSHIP TEST ?
Shipping companies releases application form for “Sponsorship Test”. Candidates have to make application with details required. You can also contact us for Sponsorship Test Application. The term sponsored candidate is used for as a candidate who will be sponsored a sea-berth on board a ship on completion of training. It does not relate to sponsorship of tuition fees at the pre-sea training institute.
A candidate who has met all the qualifying criteria; will be sponsored by Ship Management Company on-board one of its large fleet of ships.
Candidates who are still undergoing the company selection process will declare themselves as a non-sponsored candidate in the Form A of the IMU entrance exam. These candidates can later declare themselves as a sponsored candidate if they are selected by any shipping company.
To apply for sponsorship tests candidates can Register their name with us & send details to :
SMS Your Full NAME / 11TH PCM % OR 12TH PCM % / E-mail address 09987194176.
In case you have further queries please contact @ 09987194176.
The candidates are strongly advised that before participating in Common Entrance Test they shall get themselves medically examined for their physical and medical fitness as per the standards set by Merchant Shipping Medical Examination Rules, 2000, as amended from time to time as well as for their eye-sight to ensure that they meet the relevant criteria in this regard. It would be prudent to get the eye-sight checked from a qualified Eye specialist to ascertain that the candidate posses 6/6 eye-sight in both eyes and do not suffer from colour blindness or any other deformity of eyes.