Training Circulars

Circulars for DGS approved Maritime Courses

Issued Date

Notice No. Of Year

Title

   

2019

25/10/2019   Clarification on applicability of GST exemption to the DG Shipping approved maritime courses conducted by Maritime Training Institutes approved by DG Shipping, Govt. of India
18/10/2019 16 of 2019 Amendment to Training Circular 11 of 2019 dated 02.07.2019
19/07/2019 12 of 2019 Closure of all Facilitation Centers
02/07/2019 11 of 2019 Verification of certificates issued by MTI and other related matters - Advisory Note
13/06/2019 10 of 2019 Age limits for admission in Training for General Purpose Ratings and Certificate Course in Maritime Catering
07/06/2019 09 of 2019 Corrigendum to DGS Training Circular No. 08 of 2019 dated 30/04/2019.
30/04/2019 08 of 2019 Online procedure for registration of candidate for admission in Maritime Training Institute and issuance of INDoS no. aspiring seafarers.

19/03/2019

07 of 2019

Compliance with the mandatory requirement for Trainers and Assessors as per Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for seafarers (STCW) 1978 as amended.

19/03/2019

06 of 2019

Online procedure for planning monthly timetable for Maritime Training Institutes.

18/03/2019

05 of 2019

Updating latest CIP grading of Maritime Training Institutes.

05/03/2019

04 of 2019

Online examination in lieu of written examination for Certificate Course in Maritime Catering (CCMC)

20/02/2019

01 of 2019

Non conduct of courses by Maritime Training Institutes for more than a year - withdrawal - regarding.

   

2018

16/11/2018

33 of 2018

Comprehensive Inspection Programme (CIP) for Maritime Training Institutes (MTI) conducting basic five STCW courses and / or post-sea modular courses (excluding competency courses)

02/11/2018

32 of 2018

Online procedure for batch details, withdrawals, certification, uploading of faculty load matrix and class room utilization matrix.

25/10/2018

31 of 2018

Training manual

09/10/2018

28 of 2018

Form of Institute - Clarification-reg

01/10/2018

25 of 2018

"Assessment, Examination and Certification of Seafarers" (AECS), "Vertical Integration Course for Trainers" (VICT)

18/09/2018

24 of 2018

Various Services related to Maritime Training Institutes - reg

23/08/2018

21 of 2018

Discontinuation of approval for Augmentation for FPFF course

02/07/2018

20 of 2018

Empanelment of external inspectors to inspect the maritime training institutes.

06/06/2018

18 of 2018

Authorized Signatories of Maritime Training Institutes

18/05/2018

17 of 2018

Approval of maritime training institutes (MTI)

08/05/2018

15 of 2018

Land/Premises requirement for maritime training institutes - reg

07/05/2018

14 of 2018

Allotment of MTI number to maritime training institutes approved by the Directorate and to institutes which are approved in principle.

25/04/2018

13 of 2018

Approval of Maritime training Institutes (MTI) extended campus-reg

25/04/2018

12 of 2018

Corrigendum to DGS Order No. 5 of 2013 dated 15/03/2013

16/04/2018

11 of 2018

Amendment in DGS Order No.7 of 2016 and DGS Oreder No.5 of 2016 - reg

06/04/2018

10 of 2018

Procedure for online reporting of Comprehensive Inspection Programme (CIP) for maritime training institute (MTI)

08/03/2018

05 of 2018

Online issuance of In-principle approval and approval of maritime courses to institutes for conducting maritime courses. reg

23/01/2018

04 of 2018

Introduction of Bio-metric attendance, payment of fees through Bharat Kosh etc. - reg.

22/01/2018

03 of 2018

Approved Medical Examiners of Seafarers - reg.

22/01/2018

02 of 2018

Various services related to the Maritime Training Institutes (MTIs) - reg.

24/01/2018

01 of 2018

Advisory for candidates applying online for CDC.

01/03/2018

 

DGS Corrigendum to Training Circular No.10 of 2014-Issuance of certificates in accordance with merchant shipping (STCW) Rules,2014 and as paer chapter VI of the STCW Convention as amended in 1978

22/01/2018

01 of 2018

ADVISORY NOTE for MTIs, Candidates, Faculties etc.

   

2017

29/12/2017

10 of 2017

Lifting the ban on new approval/enhancement of intake capacity of GMDSS (GOC) course - reg.

01/09/2017

09 of 2017

Procedure to be followed by the new DGS approved maritime training institutes while applying for additional intake of GP rating - reg.

31/08/2017

08 of 2017

Addendum to DGS Order No. 4 of 2016 and Training Circular No. 01 of 2017 - reg.

10/07/2017

07 of 2017

Procedure to be followed by the DGS approved maritime training institutes while applying for course approvals - reg.

28/06/2017

06 of 2017

Admission to pre-sea training courses for foreign nationals.

25/05/2017

05 of 2017

Institutes conducting post sea courses not complying with CIP - reg.

13/01/2017

01 of 2017

Amendment to DGS Order 4 of 2016 dated 12.09.2016.

10/03/2017

01 of 2017

Regarding amended format of passenger Ship Safety Course Certificate..

22/06/2017

01 of 2017

Order - Applications for approval of new training institutes for opening up of pre-sea and post sea courses.

22/08/2017

01 of 2017

Invitation for Maritime Training Institutes Symposium 2017

30/06/2017

01 of 2017

Conduct of pre-sea training course for general purpose (gp) ratings in compliance with stcw convention as amended in 2010-comments/feedback before 15th july, 2017 by e-mail on dgstrg@gmail.com

   

2016

16/12/2016

10 of 2016

Amendment to TC NO.5 of 2015 dated 10th July, 2015.

17/11/2016  07 of 2016 Guidelines and Procedures to obtain approval from Director General of Shipping,Govt of India, for the conduct of approval Pre-sea courses for Training of Seafarers in India.

24/08/2016

06 of 2016

Guideline for North East Sector.

 02/12/2016  05 of 2016  CORRIGENDUM- Guideline and procedures for an approval for the conduct of DG Shipping, GoI approved modular, simulator and post sea competency courses fo the training of indian seafarers - amendment reg.
01/11/2016
05 0f 2016
Guidelines and Procedure for approval for the conduct of DG Shipping approved modular, simulator and post sea competency courses for training of seafarers in India.

02/05/2016

01 of 2016

Comprehensive Inspection Programme for pre-sea maritime training institutes, as per the DGS, GoI's Order No.25 of 2013 - amendment of the assessment checklist - reg

08/01/2016

01 of 2016

Notice - Comprehensive Inspection Programme - Amendment in assessment checklist - reg

06/01/2016

01 of 2016

Training Notice - Updating of Certificate Details in Batch Module in e-Samudra by all approved Maritime Training Institutes conducting DGS approved pre-sea, competency, post sea, basic and advance modular courses.

09/08/2016

 01 of 2016

Corrigendum to the Training Circular of 01 of 2011 and 03 of 2016

29/04/2016

01 of 2016

Non- submission of placement details - reg.

07/07/2016

01 of 2016

Circular reg- High Voltage Safety and Switch Gear Course (HVSSGC)

   

2015

02/03/2015

03 of 2015

Ensuring eligibility of maritime training institutes for the conduct of training courses before filing applications for course approvals to the Directorate General of shipping, GOI and non-refundable fee - reg.

05/10/2015

01 of 2015

Review of the Comprehensive Inspection Program Checklist for Pre-Sea training institutes by constituting a Study Group.

08/04/2015

01 of 2015

Notice for Central Sector Scheme for Financial Assistance for an on board ship training : Consolidated list of candidates whose applications have been vetted by IMU and are found in order.

08/12/2015

01 of 2015

Training Notice - Updating of Certificate details in batch module in e-Samudra by all approved Maritime Training Institutes conducting DGS approved Pre-Sea, Competency, Post Sea, Basic and Advance Modular Courses.

28/12/2015

01 of 2015

For information to all maritime training institutes.

   

2014

21/10/2014

08 of 2014

Endorsement of Certificate of ECDIS Course issued after approval of classification societies but prior to DGS approval.

13/06/2014

07 of 2014

Monitoring process of the Placement Record for the Training Marine Engineers passing out from DGS approved Training Institutes.

16/06/2014

06 of 2014

Training Circular No. 4 of 2012 - continuance of ban

15/05/2014

05 of 2014

Clarification on submission of Lease Deed / Leave and License Agreement by the Maritime Training Institutes conducting post sea courses.

08/04/2014

03 of 2014

Additional batches approval to Approved Maritime Training Institutes conducting the Ship Security Officer's Course - extension of time period reg. (Obsolete time Barred Delete)

20/03/2014

02 of 2014

Temporary suspension of new approvals and increase in capacity of ECDIS Course as per IMO Model Course 1.27 [2012 edition] and STCW 2010 Circular No. 29 of 2012.

07/03/2014

01 of 2014

Issuance of CDC to pre-sea trainees as per the choice of the candidates undergoing Pre-sea Training Course.

09/12/2014

01 of 2014

DGS Order 20 of 14 - Partial amendment to DGS Order No. 5 of 2013 dated 15.03.2013 Dispensing with the requirement of obtaining prior approval for appointment of Principal/Head of Institute from the Directorate General of Shipping.

22/07/2014

01 of 2014

Updating the Institute's data on website

10/04/2014

01 of 2014

STCW 2010 Training Cir No. 01 of 2014 - Security Training provisions as per STCW 2010 - Human Element, Training and Watchkeeping - HTW1 - change in dates of compliance. (Obsolete--Time Barred till 30.6.2015--Delete)

05/06/2014

01 of 2014

Training Branch letter to all the pre-sea Institutes - Submission of Placement Records for pre-sea Courses.

24/03/2014

 01 of 2014

Corrigendum to Training Cir. No. 23 of 2013 dated 20.12.2013 - Conduct of value added courses in DGS approved premises.

31/01/2014

01 of 2014

Corrigendum to M. S. Notice No. 1 of 2014 - Withdrawal of M. S. Notice No. 4 of 2010 dated 21.4.2010 and abolition of the Pre-sea Training for Personnel to man Dredger Vessels, Offshore Support Vessels, etc. on Near Coastal Voyages[NCV].

22/01/2014

01 of 2014

M. S. Notice 01 of 2014 Withdrawal of M. S. Notice No. 4 of 2010 dated 21.4.2010 and abolition of the Pre-sea Training for Personnel to man Dredger Vessels, Offshore Support Vessels, etc. on Near Coastal Voyages[NCV].

26/02/2014

01 of 2014

Training Branch letter to all Maritime Training Insitutes for submission of Batch details on-line.

20/06/2014

01 of 2014

Monitoring Process of the placement Record for the Training Marine Engineers passing out from DGS approved Training Institutes.

   

2013

24/12/2013

24 of 2013

Grace period for seafarers sailing on board Indian flag ships on or before 20.11.2013, to comply with STCW 2010 Trg Cir 19 of 2010 [SSO up-gradation training ] and STCW 2010 Cir 05 of 2011, STCW 2010 Cir 27 of 2012 and STCW 2010 Cir 03 of 2013 [Security Training for Sefarers with Designated Security Duties]. (Obsolete--timeBarred--Delete)

20/12/2013

23 of 2013

Conduct of value added courses in DGS approved premises.

10/12/2013

22 of 2013

Second Additional Batch Approval to Approved Maritime Training Institutes conducting the Ship Security Officer (SSO) Course. (Obsolete--time barred-delete)

11/12/2013

20 of 2013

Addm to Training Circular 20 of 2013 Additional batch approval to Approved Maritime Training Institutes conducting the Ship Security Officer's Course (Obsolete--Time Barred-Delete)

11/11/2013

20 of 2013

Additional Batch approval to approved Maritime Training Institutes conducting the Ship Security Officer Course. (Obsolete--Time Barred-Delete)

12/07/2013

15 of 2013

Addendum to Training Circular No. 01 of 2010 - pertaining to post-sea & modular courses.

12/07/2013

14 of 2013

Conduct of 1 year DNS Course leading to B. Sc (Nautical Science) Course - matters reg admission of sponsored / non-sponsored candidates.

07/06/2013

11 of 2013

Eligibility for Approval of Security Training for Seafarers with Designated Security Duties.

03/06/2013

10 of 2013

Ban on new approval / increase intake of GP Rating Course in Maritime Catering.

09/05/2013

09 of 2013

Payment of 1%annual fee to the Government by Maritime Training Institutes.

01/05/2013

08 of 2013

Withdrawal of Training Circular No. 10 of 2011 (F. No. 11-TR(63)/2006-II) regarding issuance of CDCs to cadets undergoing training of Foreign Maritime Administration at the DGS approved institutions.

04/02/2013

04 of 2013

Partial modifications of the approvals issued with the three year's validity

10/04/2013

01 of 2013

Letter to all pre-sea Institutes - Submission of placement Records for pre-sea Courses for the batch commenced in 2011 onwards.

   

2012

04/07/2012

27 of 2012

Revised Circular on Security Training for Seafarers with designated Security Duties as per Section A VI/6 (Para 4, 5 & 6) of STCW 2010

08/05/2012

26 of 2012

Corrigendum to Circular 26 of 2012.

08/07/2012

18 of 2012

Certification of Marine Engineers for Near Coastal Voyage Vessels (NCV) & Bridging for Foreign Going Vessel, Upgradation Course for NCV Stream under STCW Convention as amended by 2010 Manila Amendments (Flow Diagrams) (Included in TEAP A, Flow Diagrams III/11-5 to 11-9)

06/03/2012

15 of 2012

Examination System for Marine Engineer Officers as per STCW 78 as amended in 2010.

06/03/2012

14 of 2012

Qualifying Sea Service requirements for Engineering Officers to obtain Certificate of Competency (Included in TEAP A, Section III/16, Table III/16-1)

26/12/2012

08 of 2012

Exemption from TOTA for faculties of academic subjects.

12/12/2012

06 of 2012

Approval of Maritime Training Institutes for conducting Global Maritime Distress Safety Systems [GMDSS] General Operators Certificate (GOC).

12/01/2012

04 of 2012

Corrigendum in supersession to Circular No. 04 of 2012 dated: 12.01.2012 (Included in TEAP A--Delete)

18/06/2012

04 of 2012

Ban on new approvals and increase in capacity of Pre-sea Courses

27/04/2012

03 of 2012

Operational Level aspirant officers in Fisheries, RSV, Dredger and Offshore sectors-regarding operational / advance level STCW Courses. (Included in TEAP A--Delete)

17/02/2012

01 of 2012

Processing fee for conduct of Diesel Engine Combustion Gas Monitor Simulator Course.

03/01/2012

01 of 2012

Clarification regarding "Scope for Approval of the institute" of Training Circular No. 1 of 2011 dated 10/02/2011 as per Chapter III, Regulation III/6, Table A -III/ 6

05/10/2012

01 of 2012

Training Branch letter to all Maritime Training Institutes - Course Certification as per STCW 2010.

15/10/2012

01 of 2012

Clarification on letter of even number dated 05th October, 2012 regarding Course Certification as per STCW 2010.

   

2011

13/09/2011

10 of 2011

Issue of limited purpose Indian CDC and Seafarers' Identity Documents {SID} to Deck and Engine cadets completing the Higher National Diploma Pre-Sea Courses under foreign maritime administration enabling them to undergo required shipboard training.

12/09/2011

09 of 2011

Lifting the ban on Ship Security Officer's course

20/06/2011

06 of 2011

Restricting further increase in the intake for the DNS course-regarding.

08/11/2011

04 of 2011

1"Clarification on the transitional provisions relating to the 2010 Manila Amendments to the STCW Convention and Code" 2"Advice to Port State Control officers on the transitional arrangements leading up-to the full implementation of the requirements of the 2010 Manila Amendments to the STCW Convention and Code, as on 01"01"2017"

22/03/2011

03 of 2011

Implementation of E-Governance System - commencement of Batch Details'Module

24/03/2011

01 of 2011

Submission of placement records.

   

2010

01/07/2010

05 of 2010

Partial Modification of DGS Order No. 2 of 2007dated 31.10.2007 (Obsolete----Delete)

10/05/2010

04 of 2010

Ban on new approvals/Increase in intake of GP Rating Course and Certificate Course in Maritime Catering.

03/05/2010

03 of 2010

Processing fee for conducting Pre-sea Training for Personnel to man Dredger vessels, Tugs, Offshore Support Vessels, etc. on Near Coastal Voyages [NCV]

23/02/2010

02 of 2010

Waiver of teaching/sea service experience for faculty members teaching the pre-sea courses

22/04/2010

01 of 2010

Withdrawal of temporary ban imposed on post sea and modular courses

   

2009

31/08/2009

05 of 2009

Processing fee for Structured Shipboard Training Programme for Ratings.

11/05/2009

04 of 2009

New approval to GP Rating Course and Certificate Course in Maritime Catering. (Obsolete--Delete)

09/01/2009

02 of 2009

Extension of maximum age limit for admission in GME / DME courses (Obsolete--Delete-New criteria included in TEAP A III/1-3)

05/01/2009

01 of 2009

Temporary ban imposed on approval of post-sea and modular courses has since been reviewed by this Directorate. (Obsolete--Delete)

   

2008

05/11/2008

08 of 2008

The appointments of Principal/Director/Head of the Institute/Dean (Superseded by DGS Order 5 of 2013- Delete)

05/05/2008

06 of 2008

New approval to GP Rating Course and Certificate Course in Maritime Catering. (Obsolete--Delete)

30/04/2008

05 of 2008

Extension of maximum age limit for faculty members (Superseded by DGS Order 5 of 2013 - Delete)

23/04/2008

04 of 2008

Exemption from undergoing Training for Trainers and Assessors [TOTA] course

26/03/2008

03 of 2008

Processing fee for Induction courses for NCV Engineers for MEO Class IV (NCV) Certification

24/03/2008

01 of 2008

Submission of placement records

01/01/2008

01 of 2008

Submission of Half Yearly Returns to DGS by Maritime Training Institutes conducting Pre-Sea, Post Sea and STCW Modulars Courses - Reg.

   

2007

24/12/2007

09 of 2007

Admission for company sponsored candidates- DNS [IGNOU]-February, 2008 batch.

23/08/2007

05 of 2007

Temporary Ban on approvals of post-sea and modular courses (Obsolete -- Delete)

14/06/2007

04 of 2007

Proforma 'A' & 'B' (Obsolete Delete)

25/05/2007

03 of 2007

New approval to GP Rating Course and Certificate Course in Maritime Catering. (Obsolete Delete)

29/03/2007

02 of 2007

Implementation of E-Governance System - commencement of 'Batch Details' module and 'Faculty Approval' module

01/03/2007

01 of 2007

In supercession of Training Circular No. 15 of 2006

24/01/2007

01 of 2007

Sea Time Training

   

2006

15/12/2006

16 of 2006

Final date of admission for DNS[IGNOU] - January, 2007 batch (Obsolete--Delete)

07/11/2006

13 of 2006

Training Cir. No.13

04/08/2006

10 of 2006

Consolidated review of the authorized intake strength for various courses

19/07/2006

09 of 2006

Final date of admission for IGNOU August 2006 batch (Obsolete--Delete)

03/03/2006

05 of 2006

Criteria for appointment/extension of service of Principal/Director/ Capt. Supdt./ Faculty & Instructor beyond the age of 65 years (Superseded by DGS order 05 of 2013 - Delete)

12/01/2006

01 of 2006

Mandatory Benchmarking for Pre-Sea Courses (Superseded by DGS Order 4 of 2016)

   

2005

20/12/2005

26 of 2005

Exemption from TOTA course

12/08/2005

22 of 2005

Final date for admission for IGNOU August 2005 batch. (Obsolete--Delete)

12/07/2005

21 of 2005

Mandatory Bench Marking for pre-sea courses (Superseded by DGS Order 4 of 2016)

25/05/2005

14 of 2005

Faculty Approval (Superseded by DGS Order 5 of 2013)

10/05/2005

13 of 2005

New approval to GP Rating Course and Saloon Rating Course (Obsolete--Delete)

16/02/2005

11 of 2005

Availability of on board slots

31/03/2005

04 of 2005

Granting of dispensation for officers

   

2004

11/10/2004

28 of 2004

Inspections by Academic Councils

13/01/2004

04 of 2004

Issuance of DGS Orders, Circulars, M.S. Notices

24/02/2004

04 of 2004

National Institute of Open Schooling-Recognition of certificates

01/03/2004

03 of 2004

Clarification to Training Circular No. 3 of 2004 (Obsolete Delete)

   

2003

28/11/2003

19 of 2003

Proforma "A" & Proforma "B" (Obsolete--Delete)

11/09/2003

17 of 2003

Change in name of Trustees/Management Committee members / Director after approval of the institute. (Superseded by DGS Order 5 of 2013 --Delete)

09/09/2003

16 of 2003

Submission of check list as per DGS Order 1 of 2003

28/08/2003

15 of 2003

Using of caption "D.G. Shipping/ Ministry of Shipping/ Government of India" in the advertisement or in Hoarding/ Display Board by the Training Institutes

19/08/2003

14 of 2003

Placement cell in Training Institute imparting pre-sea training

19/08/2003

13 of 2003

Eligibility criteria for General Purpose Rating (Obsolete-Revised Included in TEAP A Flow Diag. III/12-1)

18/08/2003

12 of 2003

Ban on using Agents for enticing candidates to the Maritime Training Institute.

12/08/2003

11 of 2003

Selection of Candidates for pre-sea courses.

22/07/2003

10 of 2003

Submission of photograph of facilities available in training institutes during inspections (Obsolete---Delete)

01/01/2003

09 of 2003

Criteria for appointment/extension of service of Principal/Director/ Capt. Supdt./ Faculty & Instructor beyond the age of 65 ytd (Included in DGS Circular 5 of 2013---Obsolete Delete)

03/06/2003

08 of 2003

Accreditation of Quality System - reg (Obsolete---Delete)

02/06/2003

07 of 2003

Withdrawal of course approval of institute not conducting course regularly

02/06/2003

06 of 2003

Code of conduct for advertisement

30/05/2003

05 of 2003

Treatment of weekly holidays in pre-sea and modular courses

23/01/2003

03 of 2003

Not Issued

23/01/2003

02 of 2003

Installation of on-load/off-load release mechanism on lifeboat for PSCRB Course

06/01/2003

01 of 2003

Proforma "A" & Proforma "B" (Obsolete---Delete)

   

2002

22/11/2002

11 of 2002

Treatment of weekly holidays in pre-sea and modular courses

28/08/2002

10 of 2002

Lateral entry to 2nd year for the 4-year Marine Engineering Degree Course (obsolete---Delete)

30/07/2002

08 of 2002

Reg Quality Standard Certificate

30/07/2002

07 of 2002

Recognition of certificates - (As per Regulation I/10 of STCW'95) (Obsolete---Delete)

05/05/2002

06 of 2002

Closure of MBPT FOSMA Seafarers Training Institute

14/03/2002

05 of 2002

Reg using Emblems & Names in the title of the name of Institutes by Maritime Training & Education Institutes

19/03/2002

04 of 2002

Reg.lectures by the officers of D.G.Shipping & its allied offices in the trg instts on non-working days

25/01/2002

02 of 2002

Reg. lectures by the officers of D.G.Shipping & its allied offices in Private Training Institute (Superseded by DGS Order 5 of 2013)

   

2001

07/07/2001

04 of 2001

Appointment of the officers of DGS and its allied offices as members by approved training institutes on their board/trust

28/05/2001

03 of 2001

Withdrawal of sponsorship for 3 months Pre-sea Deck Cadet Training and 6 months /1 year pre-sea training Graduate Mechanical Engineering Cadets

27/04/2001

02 of 2001

Payment of 1% Annual Fee reg-

26/02/2001

01 of 2001

Issue of CDCs to Candidates undergone Modular STCW Courses

02/05/2001

01 of 2001

Norms for the approval of Institutes for imparting 3 1/2 months pre-sea training for Deck Cadets.

   

2000

08/11/2000

07 of 2000

Revision of processing fees for the approval of new courses in respect of training institutes

14/09/2000

04 of 2000

Payment of Annual Fee of 1% of the total fee collected

11/09/2000

03 of 2000

Mutual Recognition of Marine Qualification of 5 1/2 years Diploma in Marine Navigation at St. Petersburg State University for Water Communication, Federation of India

 

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