General Purpose Rating (GPR) & Certificate Course in
Maritime Catering (CCMC)
At the end of the course ,the students have to appear in "All India Exit Examination for Ratings" conducted by Directorate General of Shipping with the Board of Examination for Seafarers Trust ( A Collaboration of Institute of Marine Engineers India & The Company of Master Mariners of India )
After successful completion of Pre-sea Training, STCW Modular Courses, a Candidate is awarded with following Certificates and Documents on behalf of D.G. Shipping, Govt. of India & BES-Trust.
Discharge Certificate (CDC)
CDC for a seafarer is the most important document which is an identity of Indian Seafarer to sail on various categories of Ships, engaged in Coastal/Foreign waters. It is also an evidence and report of entire tenure of sea service of a seafarer. It is mandatory for seafarers in order to serve on board any ship. The Institute arranges for the issuance of Indian CDC for its candidates on successful completion of the entire training. The Indian CDC will be issued by the Shipping Master, Mumbai, under the directive of The Directorate General of Shipping to the trainees of Indian Nationality.
Indian National Database of Seafarers (INDoS) is introduced by Directorate General of Shipping, Govt. of India (Controlled by L.B.S. College of Advanced Maritime Studies and Research, INDoS Cell) to control the issuance of fake/duplicate certificates. The INDoS number shall be mentioned in all maritime certificates and documents issued in India to the seafarer during his lifetime.