As per latest Merchant Shipping (M.S) Notice MS Notice 1 of 2018 dated 16TH Jan 2018 anyone who has passed 10th and holding Indian Passport can obtain Indian CDC by submitting the following :
1. Five (5) Basic STCW Safety Courses* at DGS Approved Training Centre. HIMT has been ranked "Grade A1-Outstanding" institute and offering the above courses for past 2 decades. The course fees including INDos is very competitive - ₹ 15900/- for a duration of 13 days for all the courses
2. Medical Fitness Certificate from DGS Approved Doctor. The same is also done @ HIMT - ₹700
3. CDC Fee is ₹ 700 with online application.
CDC (Continuous Discharge Certificate) is a document like PASSPORT issued by Govt of India. CDC is mandatory to work on ships like passport is mandatory for flying by air. Thus the entire process of getting Indian CDC is just less than a month.
INDos number (Indian National Database of Seafarers) is required prior commencement of the above courses and can also be obtained through HIMT. It takes about 10 days to get INDos number only after which the 5 STCW courses could commence.
HIMT IS PURELY TRAINING INSTITUTE ONLY AND OFFERS ONLY TRAINING. HIMT DOES NOT PROVIDE ANY JOBS ASSISTANCE OR JOBS TO CANDIDATES UNDERGOING ANY COURSES.