Revised Guidelines for GP Rating Course (Superseded by Circular 13 of 2013)

Training Circular No. 09 of 2010

No:11-TR(25)/2008                                                                                    Dated: 07.09.2010

Subject : Revised Guidelines for GP Rating Course

These guidelines are outcome of study carried out by the DGS Expert Committee, finalized after interaction with examiners, training institutes, and the industry through surveys, forum, and several workshops, and experience gathered during past three years.

These guidelines encompass other circulars that have come in force since the earlier circular.

The course contents have been modified to match the needs and defined by way of Specific Learning Objectives to eliminate ambiguity at teaching, learning, and assessment.

Equipment list has been modified with specifications and to match number of trainees at one time.


This circular will supersede Training Circular 3 of 2004 with immediate effect.

Existing training institutes will be required to comply with revised guidelines with effect from course commencing in Jan 2011.

On completion of required changes, each training institutes will be expected to inform respective Academic Councils and invite them for inspection on the basis of these guidelines.


(Samuel Darse)

Dy. Director General of Shipping

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