ETO (Electro Technical Officer)

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Electro Technical Officer (ETO).

Electro Technical Officer (ETO) Course is a Four months Pre sea Training course for Graduates those who have completed Diploma or B.Tech in Electrical Engineering, Electronics Engineering, Electrical & Electronics Engineering, Electronics & Telecommunication/ Communication Engineering or Electronics and Instrumentation or equivalent. ETO Course acts as a gateway for the Electrical & Electronics Graduates to enter into Merchant Navy.

Eligibility Criteria For ETO Course.

Educational Qualifications:

  • The diploma/degree courses must have been recognized by any State or Central Government or the AICTE.
  • Passed three years Diploma with 60% marks or four years Degree including lateral entry with 50 % marks in Electrical Engineering, Electronics Engineering, Electrical & Electronics Engineering, Electronics & Telecommunication/ Communication Engineering or Electronics and Instrumentation or equivalent.
  • Passed 10+2 with Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics or equivalent vocational education course and English as a separate subject, with minimum 50% marks in English language at 10th or 12th or Diploma or Degree level.
  • The Directorate has been receiving many representations from the Diploma/Degree holders who have completed their Diploma/Degree successfully, however, not obtained 50% marks in English language either in 10th or 12th standard but have scored 60% in Diploma and 50% in Degree courses. Directorate has examined such cases and permitted admission of such candidates for ETO course who could not score 50% marks in English at 10th or 12th standard but have scored 60% in Diploma and 50 % in Degree courses, will be eligible if the medium of learning in Diploma/Degree courses is in English language subject to fulfilling all other eligibility norms and medical fitness.

Age limit: Maximum Age of 30 years at the commencement of the course.

Maritial Status: Unmarried

Medical Standards:

Physical Standards:

  • Candidates should be healthy and physically fit for sea service as per STCW 95/MS Medical rules 2000 and all its amendment as applicable to seafarers.
  • Candidates will have to undergo a full medical check-up through our Panel Doctor approved by D.G.S hipping. (To know more about STCW 95/MS Medical Rules 2000, kindly visit D. G. Shipping website “www.dgshipping.gov.in".)

Eyesight:

  • Distance vision (unaided): 6/12 in each eye; or 6/9 in better eye and 6/18 in other eye.
  • Normal colour vision.
  •  Candidates will have to undergo a full eyesight test by a Company Medical Officer.

Minimum Height: 157 cms.

Minimum Weight: 48 Kg

Selection Procedure:

Online Test/ Personal Interview/ Medical Test.

ETO Course Fees: Rs 2 Lacs – Rs 4 Lacs.(Depends on the institute the candidate gets selected.

DG Approved institutes for ETO Course:

  1. Anglo Eastern Maritime Academy,
  2. B.P. Marine Academy,
  3. Great Eastern Institute of Maritime Studies,
  4. HIMT College

ETO Career Path:

Career Path Career prospects on successful completion of ETO course:

17 weeks training at the Institute

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8 months training on ship as Trainee Electro Technical Officer

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Around 6 months sailing as Asst. Electro Technical Officer

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Post successful clearance eligible for employment as Electro Technical Officer globally.

 Career Promotion wise:

Trainee Electro Technical Officer – (Stipend Rs 30,000)

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Asst. Electro Technical Officer – (Stipend Rs 50,000)

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Electro Technical Officer- (Salary Rs 1,25,000).

Note: It is better for the candidates to select the colleges which provides 100% placement. Otherwise it is better for the candidates to get sponsored from the shipping company before joining the course.

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