Issuance of EXN-45 to the Graduate Marine Engineer (GME) candidates with embedded on board ship training. (Included in TEAP A, Sec. 16, Clause 8.8)

DIRECTOR GENERAL OF SHIPPING
Authorized by EAC BRANCH File No:ENG/EXAM-17(9)/99 EACQM: 0751
Dy. Chief Surveyor with the Govt. of India Instructions to Examiners Circular No. 106
Issue No. 00 Dated: 14th June, 2007

Subject: Issuance of EXN-45 to the Graduate Marine Engineer (GME) candidates with embedded on board ship training.

Ref.: Instructions to Examiners Circular No. 103 dated 9th May, 2006.

In continuation of this office Instructions to Examiners Circular No.103 dated 9th May, 2006, following procedures are required to be followed for giving Class IV Part A exemption to the candidates, who have undergone GME course with embedded on board ship training;

  1. On completion of the structured training ashore, the institute will send a list of successful candidates to the Mercantile Marine Department (Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkatta, Kochi).
  2. The candidate is required to apply to the MMD for EXN-45.
  3. The EXN-45 shall be issued to the candidate who will retain the same and will be presented to the Examiner of Engineers, after successful completion of embedded on-board ship training and further sea-service, to make him eligible for MEO Class IV Part A exemption and MEO Class IV Part B Examination.
  4. The day the candidate completes his embedded on-board ship training (afloat training part of GME Course), the Master shall make an entry in candidate's CDC/logbook. In case the entry is made in the logbook, its copy duly signed by Master and Chief Engineer will be required to be handed over to the candidate.
  5. The Master shall make an entry in candidate's CDC/logbook of the date of commencement of Sea Service by the candidate as Junior Engineer. In case the entry is made in logbook, its copy duly signed by Master and Chief Engineer will be required to be handed over to the candidate.
  6. After completion of Sea Service as Junior Engineer, candidates will be required to apply for their assessment of eligibility to the Examiner of Engineers with copies of following documents ;
    1. Course completion certificate from the institute.
    2. CDC/logbook entry duly endorsed by Master/Chief Engineer indicating completion of embedded on-board ship training.
    3. CDC/logbook entry duly endorsed by Master/Chief Engineer indicating commencement of on board further sea service as Junior Engineer.
    4. TAR Book
    5. Passport
    6. INDoS Certificate
    7. Certificates of STCW-95 Modular Courses
    8. Sea service testimonials as required by META Manual
  7. After assessment, and as required under Section M-III/1 of Chapter III of Maritime Education, Training and Assessment (META) Manual Volume I, the candidate will be eligible for MEO Class IV, Part A exemption. EXN-45 shall be endorsed and also allowing the candidate to sit for MEO Class IV Part B examination written and oral examination in all functions.
  8. In case, the candidate approaches Examiner of Engineers only with embedded on board ship training, his application will be accepted for assessment for granting MEO Class IV Part A exemption.
  9. For candidates having embedded on board ship training of minimum of four months in addition to further qualifying sea service, attending MEO Class IV preparatory course is optional.

Sd/-

(D.Mehrotra)

Dy. Chief Surveyor cum Sr.DDG(Tech)

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