Merchant navy courses are very costly and after completion of course ,getting a job is very difficult. Therefore you should confirm your job in some Merchant Navy company before taking admission in any institute. This is called Company Sponsorship.
Merchant Navy companies take their entrance exam and if you are successful then they confirm your job before joining any Merchant Navy course. Once you get sponsorship then you can take admission in the institute and after completion of your course that company will be give you job.
In other words company sponsorship is a system where your job gets confirmed before doing the Merchant Navy course.
How to get company sponsorship in Merchant Navy
Merchant navy shipping companies provide sponsorship for deserving candidates for following courses:

  1. Diploma in Nautical Science 
  2. B.Sc. in Nautical Science
  3. B.tech in Marine Engineering
  4. Graduate Marine Engineering (GME)
  5. Electro Technical Officer (ETO)
  6. Diploma Marine Engineering (DME)

To get sponsorship from a good company either you approach the company directly or you apply to a good institute which will arrange sponsorship for you. Applying to the good institutes is a better option rather than going to companies.
To get sponsorship from a reputed company you have you have to clear their exam. This written exam is of following subjects:

  1. English
  2. General Aptitude & Reasoning
  3. Psychometric Personality Test
  4. Physics, Chemistry & Maths ( For DNS, Bsc. & B.Tech Marine engineering course)
  5. Mechanical Engineering ( For GME & DME Course)
  6. Electrical Engineering ( For ETO Course)

If you are successful in written Exam then you have to appear for Interview which is tough. Most of the candidates FAIL in psychometric test and in Interview. Therefore you MUST prepare well specially for psychometric personality test and Interview.
Also Read: How to prepare for Merchant Navy Psychometric test & Interview.
If you are successful in their entrance test then after completion of your course you will get job in that company. Although Government of India has made it mandatory for all the institutes to provide 100% job after course completion, it is advisable to take sponsorship from a good company so that your future career is secured and safe.
You must be very careful about FRAUD COMPANIES & FRAUD INSTITUTES. To avoid any fraud, always take expert opinion and always join reputed institutes and companies.
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