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MINISTRY OF SURFACE TRANSPORT

(SHIPPING WING)

Merchant Shipping (Examination of Engineer Officers


in the Merchant Navy) Rules, 1989

NOTIFICATION


New Delhi, the 4th April 1989.
G.S.R. 424 (E):- In exercise of the powers conferred by section 87 read with section 458 of the Merchant shipping Act, 1958 (44 of 1958) and in supersession of the Merchant Shipping (Examination of Engineers in the Merchant Navy) Rules, 1963, the Central Government hereby makes the following rules, namely :

Part I- Preliminary

Short title and commencement :- a. (1) These rules may be called the Merchant Shipping(Examination of Engineer Officers in the Merchant Navy) Rules, 1989.

(2) They shall come into force on the expiry of the period of six months form the date of their publication in the Official Gazette.

(2) Definitions : In these rules, unless the context otherwise requires,

(a) “Act” means the Merchant Shipping Act,1958 (44 of 1958),

(b) “approved” means approved by the Chief Examiner,

(c) “Examiner” and “Chief Examiner” means persons specified as such in Appendix “A”,

(d) “Appendix” means any of the appendices annexed to these rules.


Part II

CERTIFICATES

3. Certificate of Competency :- The certificate of competency for the grades of marine engineer officers shall be granted for each of the following grades, namely :-


(i) Extra First Class Engineer (steam or Motor or Steam and Motor).

(ii) Marine Engineer Officer Class I (Steam or Motor or Steam and Motor).

(iii) Marine Engineer Officer Class I (Steam or Motor or Steam and Motor).

(iv) Marine Engineer Officer Class III (Motor).

(v) Marine Engineer Officer Class IV (Steam or Motor or Steam and Motor) .
4. Endorsement of Certificates :-(1) Marine Engineer Officers holding a higher grade certificate who have in addition passed examination for a lower grade certificate of the other kind of ship shall have their higher grade certificate endorsed in form (i) specified in Appendix- “B”.
(2) Marine Engineer Officers holding a Class II Certificate, who comply with the requirements specified in sub-rule (2) of rule 16 shall have their certificate endorsed in form (ii) specified in Appendix “B”.
(3) Marine Engineer Officers who comply with the requirements specified in sub-rule (4) of rule 16 shall have their certificates endorsed in form (iii), (iv) or as the case may be in form (v), specified in Appendix “B”.
5. Requirements to ensure continued validity of Certificates :

Every Marine Engineer Officer holding a certificate, specified in rule 3 who is serving at sea or intends to return to sea after a period ashore shall, in order to continue to qualify for sea-going service in the rank appropriate to his certificate, before the expiry of every five years form the date of issue of such certificate, shall be required to satisfy the Chief examiner as to his :-


(a) medical fitness, and
(b) professional competence:
(i) by sea service as an engineer officer for a period of at least one year during the preceding five years, or
(ii) by virtue of having performed functions relating to the duties appropriate to the grade of certificate held which is considered to be at least equivalent to the sea-going service required in sub-clause (i) of clause (b), or
(iii) by passing an oral examination conducted by an examiner
(iv) by successfully completing an approved course or courses, or
(v) by having completed approved sea-going service as an engineer officer for a period of not less than three months in a supernumerary capacity, or in a lower rank than that for which he holds the certificate, immediately prior to taking up the rank to which he is entitled by virtue of his certificate.
(c) Any certificate of competency which is not endorsed in accordance with the requirements specified under this rule shall cease to be valid at the expiry of the period specified.
6. Surrender of certificate :- The holder of a certificate of a particular grade shall not be issued a certificate of a higher grade unless the holder thereof surrenders the same to the Examiner.
7. Replacement of lost or damaged certificates:-

(1) Any person whose certificate of competency has been damaged of lost may apply for a copy of the same to the Principal Officer of the Mercantile Marine Department, Who delivered the certificate.


(2) Every such application shall be in the Form specified in the Appendix C and shall be accompanied by appropriate fee as specified in Appendix D.
(3) On receipt of an application under sub-rule(1) the Principal Officer shall refer the same to Chief Examiner, who shall after making such inquiry as he may deem fit, issue a copy of the certificate to the applicant through the Principal Officer as soon as may be practicable but in any case not later than the expiry of a period of six months.
PART III

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS


8. Fees: (1) Every candidate shall pay fees in accordance with the scale of fees specified in Appendix- D on each occasion he applies for examination or exemption or both.
(2) Except as expressly provided in rule 27, fee paid under the rules shall not be refunded.
9. Medical fitness: Every candidate shall, before appearing in an examination submit a medical certificate signed by a registered medical practitioner to the effect that the candidate is medically fit to adequately perform the duties of a Marine Engineer Officer.
10. Proof of age: - Every candidate shall, before appearing in examination produce proof of age.
11. Testimonials: (1) Every candidate shall, before appearing in an examination, produce documentary evidence of initial training and exemptions claimed. The testimonial covering service in work shop shall be, as far as practicable, in the form set out in Appendix-E.
(2) Every candidate shall, before appearing in an examination, submit documentary evidence in respect of qualifying sea service or compensatory sea service in ships signed by the Chief Engineer of the ship and endorsed by the Master or owner’s representative: Provided that where the Chief Examiner is satisfied, for reasons to be recorded in writing, he may accept testimonials signed only by the owner’s representative: Provided further that, candidate’s service records shall be accepted by the examiner in case of service performed on Indian Navy and Cost Guard Ships,
(3) Every testimonial referred to in sub-rule (2) shall be, as far as practicable, in the form specified in Appendix -F and shall state the candidate’s seniority on watch, the nature and duration of the duties per formed by the candidate and the type of propelling machinery of the ship, and shall testify as to the candidate’s ability, conduct and sobriety and every such testimonials shall be returned to candidates after the completion of the examination.
12. Confirmation or endorsement of testimonial: - Where the length of service cannot be verified by the Shipping Master, the testimonial of service must be confirmed either by the consul of the country to which the ship, in which the candidate served, belonged, or by some other recognized official authority of that country or by same responsible person or organization having knowledge of the facts required to be established. Where the testimonial is not confirmed by a consul or other official authority of the country, it may be endorsed by an Indian Consular Officer.
13. Qualifying sea service or initial training found to be insufficient : if after a candidate has passed an examination, it is discovered that the candidate’s initial training or qualifying sea service or both was insufficient to initial the candidate to appear for the examination, the certificate of competency shall not be granted until the candidate has performed the amount of sea service or training or both in which he was deficient.
14. Penalty for misconduct: - (1) Candidates who have neglected to join their ships after having signed the Article of Agreement or who have deserted their ships after having so joined, or who have been found guilty of misconduct, shall be required to produce proof of two years subsequent service and good conduct at sea, unless the Chief Examiner, after having investigated the matter, reduces the said period.

(2) On receipt of a report of misconduct in relation to an examination (including insolence to any Examiner or disorderly or improper conduct, in or about the rule where the examination is held) or a breach of any of these rules, from an Examiner, the Principal Officer of the Mercantile Marine Department where the examination centre is situated, shall enquirer into the conduct of the candidate an in case he, after examination of the report is of the opinion that the candidate is guilty of misconduct, he may, where the examination has not commenced, or is not completed , not permit the candidate to appear in the examination or as the case may be , to take further part therein . The said Principal Officer shall report the facts to the Chief Examiner who shall consider the report of the said Principal Officer and when in the opinion of the Chief Examiner, the Candidate has been found guilty of any misconduct in relation to the examination, the candidate may be punished in one or more of the following ways:-


(i) Where the result of the examination has been declared, the result of the candidate may be amended:
(ii) Where the candidate has been declared successful in the examination but has not been granted a certificate, the grant of certificate may be withheld for a period not exceeding six months.
(iii) The candidate may be debarred from appearing in any examination under these rules for a period not exceeding six months from the date of commission of the misconduct.
(3) (i) If a candidate is found referring to any unauthorized book or paper copying from another candidate or offering any assistance or giving any in formation to another candidate or communicating in any way with any one without proper justification at the time of examination, he shall not be permitted to continue to sit for the examination and in addition shall be regarded as having failed and not allowed to present himself for re-examination for such period not exceeding six months as the Chief Examiner may deem fit.
(ii) If a candidate is found a guilty of a second offence under clause (i) sub-rule (3), he shall not be allowed to present himself for re-examination until the expiry of twelve months from the date of the commission of the second offence.
(4) If a candidate offers or attempts to offer gratuity to any Government official he shall not be allowed to take any examination for twelve months.


PART IV

QUALIFICATION REQUIRED FOR THE VARIOUS CERTIFICATES OF COMPETENCY AND ENDORSEMENTS
15. Educational qualification: - Every candidate for the grades referred to in room 3, other than those who have completed initial training in accordance with clauses (v), (vi), (vii) or (viii) of sub rule (1) or rule 17, shall have passed All India Senior School Certificate Examination at ten plus two level conduct by the Central Board of Secondary Education, New Delhi or its equivalent, with English, Mathematics and Physics as subjects.

16. Other qualifications: Each candidate shall be required to comply with the following: -


(1) A candidate for Marine Engineer Officer Class I, Class II, Class III or Class IV certificate shall have: -
(a) initial training in accordance with rule 17,
(b) qualifying sea service in accordance with rule 20,
(c) passed the examination for the respective class specified in sub-rule (3) of rule 21 ;
(d) satisfactorily completed the approved First Aid Course;
(e) satisfactorily completed approved course in Fire Fighting.
(2) A Marine Engineer Officer Class II seeking service endorsement in his certificate of competency shall :-

(a) be not less than 21 year of age ;


(b) have minimum qualifying service specified in sub-rule (2) of rule 20;
(c) have passed the examination specified in clause (d) of sub-rule(3) of rule 21;
(3) A candidate for Extra First Class Engineer Certificate shall :-
(a) hold a Marine Engineer Officer Class I Motor or Steam or Steam and Motor certificate ;
(b) satisfactorily completed an approved Extra First Class Engineer’s Course.
(c) have passed the examination specified in classed (f) of sub-rule (3) of rule 21;

(4) A Marine Engineer Officer seeking endorsement for working in ships carrying dangerous cargo (Crude Liquid Petroleum products), or dangerous cargo (Liquid Chemicals), or dangerous cargo (liquefied Gas) shall possess the following qualifications, namely: -


(a) he must have completed not less than six months satisfactory service as Engineer Officer on ships carrying relevant cargo;
(b) he must have completed satisfactorily a training course approved for this purpose.

PART- V

INITIAL TRAINING
17. Forms of training - (1) Each candidate for the grades of engineers specified in rule 3 must have received one of the following forms of initial training :-
(i) Successfully completed a four-year training course conducted by the Directorate of Marine Engineering Training, Government of India or its equivalent; or

(ii) (a) successfully completed a Degree in Mechanical Engineering from a University or Institution recognized by the Ministry of Human Resource Development; and


(b) undergone twelve months’ engineering apprenticeship on work suitable for the training of a marine engineer, after qualifying for the Degree, of which not less than eight months shall be devoted to fitting, erecting or repairing machinery or a suitable size and description; or
(iii) (a) successfully completed a Degree course in Electrical Engineering from a University or Institution recognized by the Ministry of Human Resource Development; and
(b) undergone eighteen months’ engineering apprenticeship on work suitable for the training of a marine engineer after qualifying for the degree of which not less than twelve months shall be devoted to fitting, erecting or repairing machinery of suitable size and description; or
(iv) (a) successfully completed a minimum three year Diploma course in Mechanical Engineering recognised by the Ministry of Human Resource Development or a State Government; and
(b) successfully performed twenty- four months’ engineering apprenticeship in work suitable for the training of a Marine Engineer after qualifying for the Diploma, of which not less than twelve months shall be devoted to fitting, erecting or repairing machinery of suitable size and description;

or

(v) (a) satisfactorily performed workshop service either as an apprentice engineer for a period of not less than four years or as apprentice in the trade of fitting or equivalent trade together with service as fitter for a total period of not less than six years in work suitable for the training of a marine engineer. Not less than one of the four years workshop service required as apprentice engineer shall have been devoted to fitting, erecting or repairing machinery of a suitable size or description either in the works or at site.The remaining three years as apprentice engineer may have been spent on any of the work specified in column (1) of the Table below subject to the extent of maximum time specified in corresponding entry in column (2) of the said Table for each type of work:-


TABLE
(1) (2)
Metal turning : Upto a maximum of 1 year.

Brass finishes : Upto a maximum of 3 months.

Boiler making or repairing : PTO a maximum of 1 year.

of Boilers

Pattern making : Upto a maximum of 3 months.
Planning, slotting, shaping

and milling : Upto a maximum of 1 year.

Tool Room : Upto a minimum 6 months.

Approved schemes of training : Full time upto a maximum

in the use of hand and small : of 1 year.

machine tools.

Welding : Upto a maximum of 6 months.

Smith work : Upto a maximum of 3 months.

Coppersmith work : Upto a maximum of 3 months.

Work in drawing office as

Draftsman or Engineer

engaged on arrangement : Upto a maximum of 1 year.

detail or design

Electrical shop or repair

work not already covered

above (excluding work of : Upto a maximum of 1 year

a minor nature)

Provided that apprenticeship performed by candidate before attaining the age of fifteen years shall not be counted; and

(b) pursue a technical education of a standard equivalent to Section “A” of Institution of Engineers (India) Examination or a recognised Diploma examination in mechanical engineering during the period of apprenticeship; or
(vi) shall hold a Certificate of Service as Engineer issued under the Merchant Shipping (Certificate of Service) Rules, 1970, or passed examinations for certificate of competency as a Engine Driver of a sea-going ship issued under the Merchant Shipping (Examination of Engine Drivers of Sea-going Ships) Rules, 1973; or
(vii) successfully completed a training course in marine engineering of not less than four years’ duration in the Indian Navy or the Coast Guard establishments and considered competent by the respective authorities to keep regular watch on main and auxiliary machinery of sea-going ships of not less than 350 kilowatt registered power of the Indian Navy or Coast Guard in a capacity not lower than first assistant to Engineer-in-charge of a watch; or
(viii) successfully completed training of not less than four years duration undergone outside India if considered adequate by the Chief Examiner; or
(ix) satisfactorily performed workshop service having commenced the same prior to coming into force of these rules and complies with eligibility requirements for Part “A” of Second Class Engineer’s Examination prescribed in the Merchant Shipping (Examination of Engineers in the Merchant Navy) Rules, 1963.

(2) (a) Any deficiency in initial training specified in sub-rule (1) shall be assessed in each case by the Chief Examiner and must be made up either by further workshop service of suitable character or by compensatory shipboard service as an engineer officer or Trainee engineer or in an equivalent capacity.


(b) Compensatory shipboard service referred to in clause (a) shall be performed in ships of not less than 750 kilowatt registered power and such service shall be performed on regular watch or on day work. Time so spent shall be accepted as having two-thirds the value of suitable workshop service. Compensatory service performed before the age of 20 years shall not be accepted.
PART VI
QUALIFYING SEA SERVICES
18. (a) “Qualifying Sea Service” means service on Articles of agreement as Engineer Officer. When part of whole of the qualifying sea service has been performed in ships which for considerable periods have not been at sea, a certificate from the Chief Engineer or Master or owners of the ship must be produced showing the portion of time actually spent at sea. If the time spent at sea amounts to not less than two-thirds of the service required to qualify for the examination, the service will be accepted in full but where the actual time spent at sea falls below this proportion, the deficiency must be made up by additional service at sea. In the case of sea service per formed on the Indian Navy or the Coast Guard ships and period actually spent at sea is not known, then the period spent on such ships shall count at half rate qualifying sea service.
(b) Service on auxiliary machinery- Period served on auxiliary machinery run in conjunction with the main propelling machinery (i.e., on auxiliaries which are essential to the running of the main propelling machinery or boiler or both) shall subject to the conditions as regards the minimum service on boilers and main engines specified in clauses (f) and (g) of rule 20, count in full as the qualifying sea service for all certificates other than Marine Engineer Officer Class I certificate . Period served on suitable auxiliaries run independently of the main propelling machinery shall count at half rate. Service on auxiliary machinery shall not be accepted for Class Certificate.
(c) Home-trade ships -Period served in home trade ships shall count at two- thirds rate as qualifying sea service for all certificates other than Marine Engineer Officer Class I certificate provided that the class of service and the power of the ship complies with the requirements specified in rule 20. Service on home-trade ships shall not be accepted for Class I Certificate.
(d) Coasting voyages - Period served in home-trade ships, engaged in coastal trade in India performing voyages extending beyond a distance of 500 nautical miles form the port of departure provided that the class of service and power of the ship complies with the requirements specified in rule 20, shall count in full as qualifying sea service.
(e) Service in ships trading entirely abroad- Period served in ships trading entirely abroad provided that the class of service and power of the ship complies with the requirements specified in rule 20, shall count in full as qualifying sea service, in case o the voyage is not less than 500 nautical miles, otherwise the service shall count at two-thirds rate as qualifying sea service. Service in ships trading entirely abroad need not be on Articles of Agreement.
(f) Sheltered water service- Period served in ships operating on lakes or rivers, or within smooth or partially smooth limits, provide that the class of service and the power of the ship complies with the requirements specified in rule 20, shall count at half rate as qualifying sea service for all certificates other the Marine Engineer Officer Class I Certificate. Service on this category of ships shall not be accepted for Marine Officer Class I Certificate.
(g) Service in tugs, dredgers, fishing vessels, pilot vessels, offshore supply vessels, etc- Service as engineer in sea-going tugs, dredger of fishing vessels, pilot vessels, offshore supply vessels and other like vessels, when on their station or when going to or returning from their station at sea, provided that the class of service and the power of the ship complies with the requirements specified in rule 20 shall count at half rate as qualifying sea service, further provided that for Marine Engineer Officer Class I Certificate, such qualifying sea service shall count only up to a period of six months.
(h) Day work- Service performed as engineer at sea, other than that performed on regular watch, shall count in full as qualifying sea service for all certificates other than Marine Engineer Officer Class I Certificate.

(i) Period served on ships where the main propelling machinery operates regularly in the periodically unattended mode shall count in full as qualifying sea service.


19. Calculation of qualifying sea service - The candidate’s service, as shown on his discharges, shall be reckoned by the calendar months, i.e., the time included between any given day in any month and the preprocessing day of the following month, both inclusive. The number of complete months from the commencement of the period, so ascertained, shall be computed, after which the number of odd days shall be counted. The day on which the Articles of Agreement commences, as well as that on which it terminates. shall both be included, and all odd days added together and reckoned at thirty to a month.
20. Period of minimum qualifying sea service - The period of minimum qualifying sea service required for certificates of competency and endorsement shall be as follows: -
(1) For Certificate of Competency: -
(a) Marine Engineer Officer Class IV Motor: - Six months, of which at least four months, shall be in watch-keeping on the main propelling machinery of a motor ship of not less than 350 kilowatt registered power.
(b) Marine Engineer Officer Class IV Steam- Six months, of which at last four months, shall be in watch-keeping on the main propelling machinery of a steam-ship of not less than 350 kilowatt registered power.
(c) Marine Engineer Officer Class IV Steam and Motor -Eight months, of which at least four months, shall be in watch-keeping on the main propelling machinery of a motor ship, and at least four months shall be in watch-keeping on the boilers and main propelling machinery of steamship, of not less than 350 kilowatt registered power.
(d) Marine Engineer Officer Class III Certificate- twenty-one months, of which at least nine months, shall be in watch-keeping on the main propelling machinery of a motor ship. The remaining period may be in watch-keeping on the main propelling or auxiliary machinery of a motor or steamship or on day work. Service in ships with less than 350 kilowatt registered power shall not be accepted.

(e) Marine Engineer Officer Class II Motor- Twenty-one months, of which at least nine months shall be in watch- keeping on the main propelling machinery of a motor ship. The remaining period shall be in watch-keeping on the main propelling or auxiliary machinery of motor or steam ships or on day work. Service performed in ships with less than 750 kilowatt registered power shall not be accepted.


(f) Marine Engineer Officer Class II Steam- Twenty-one months, of which at least nine months, shall be in a watch-keeping on the boilers and main propelling machinery of a steamship. The remaining period shall be in watch-keeping on the main propelling or auxiliary machinery of motor or steam-ship or on day work. Service performed in ships with less than 750 kilowatt registered power shall not be accepted.
(g) Marine Engineer Officer Class II Steam and Motor - Twenty-one months, of which at least nine months, shall be in watch-keeping on the main propelling machinery of a motor ship at least nine months shall be in watch-keeping on the boilers and main propelling machinery of a steamship. The remaining period shall be in watch-keeping on the main propelling or auxiliary machinery or motor or steamship or on day work. Service performed in ships with less than 750 kilowatt registered power shall not be accepted.
(h) Marine Engineer Officer Class I Motor - Twenty-one months, of which at least nine months, shall be as officer-in-charge of watch in a motor ship of not less than 3000 kilowatt registered power as holder of Marine Engineer Officer Class II Certificate of Competency or as a Chief Engineer Officer -in-charge of a watch in a motorship as holder of a Marine Engineer Officer Class II Motor Certificate of Competency with Service Endorsement. The remaining period shall be as in-charge of a watch in motor ship or steamship of not less than 1500 kilowatt registered power.
(i) Marine Engineer Officer Class I Steam- Twenty-one months, of which at least nine months, shall be as officer-in-charge of a watch in a steamship of not less than 3000 kilowatt registered power as holder of Marine Engineer Officer Class II Certificate of Competency or as a Chief Engineer Officer-in-Charge of a watch in a steamship as holder of Marine Engineer Officer Class II Certificate of Competency or as a Chief Engineer Office-in-Charge of a watch in a steamship as holder of Marine Engineer Officer Class II Steam Certificate of Competency with Service Endorsement. The remaining period shall be as in-charge of a watch in steamship or motorship of not less than 1500 kilowatt registered power.
(j) Marine Engineer Officer Class I Motor and Steam- twenty-one months, of which at least nine months. shall be as officer-in- charge of a watch in motorship of not less than 3000 kilowatt registered power as holder of Marine Engineer Officer Class II Certificate of Competency or as a Chief Engineer Office Marine Engineer Officer Class II Steam Certificate of Competency with Service Endorsement. The remaining period shall be as in-charge of a watch in a motorship or steamship of not less than 1500 kilowatt registered power.

(2) For Service Endorsements :-


Marine Engineer Officer Class II, seeking service endorsement shall be a holder of Marine Engineer Officer Class II Certificate for a period of not less than twelve months at sea and the total period as such a holder and the period of qualifying sea service actually performed before obtaining the Certificate of Competency, exclusive or remission, shall not be less than thirty-six months : Provided that the qualifying sea service shall be performed in a motor ship of not less than 750 kilowatt registered power, where such service endorsement relates to motor certificate and where such service endorsement relates to a steam certificate, shall be performed in a steam ship of not less than 750 kilowatt registered power.
(3) Remission of qualifying sea service :
Every candidate who passes Part “A” of the examinations referred to in rule 21, before commencing qualifying sea service or holds qualifications affording full exemption from appearing in the said Part “A” , shall be granted three months remission of qualifying see service.

PART VII


EXAMINATIONS

21. (1) Application for examination - A candidate for examination for Certificate of Competency for the grades of Marine Engineer Officer Class I, II, III or IV shall submit duly filled in application from specified in Appendix- I along with testimonials to the Principal Officer, Mercantile Marine Department, Bombay, Calcutta or Madras, where he desires to be examined, at least two weeks before the date of commencement of the examination specified in Appendix G and for Extra First Class Engineer’s examination at least three months before the date of commencement of the examination. A list of approved course s for Extra First Class Engineer’s Examination, different Dangerous Cargo Endorsements, revalidation of Certificates of Competency, Fire fighting and First Aid shall be available form the examiner at all examination centres.

(2) Examinations shall be held at places and time given in Appendix G and every candidate shall be required to follow instructions displayed on the notice board at the examination centre.
(3) Examination Subjects :-
(a) Marine Engineer Officer Class IV.
The examination will be oral only.
(b) Marine Engineer Officer Class III- The examination consists of the following subjects :-

PART A
Section 1. General Engineering Science I (one paper of 2 hours).


General Engineering Science II (one paper of 2 hours).
PART B
Section 2 - Engineering knowledge (two papers, each of 2 hours).

Oral examination.


(c) Marine Engineer Officer Class II. The examination consists of the following subjects :-
PART A
Section 1 - Applied Mechanics (one paper of 3 hours ).
Section 2- Applied Heat (one paper of 3 hours).
Section 3- Applied Mathematics (one paper of 3 hours).

Section 4- Engineering Drawing (one paper of 4 hours).

PART B

Section 5- Electro technology ( one paper of 3 hours).



Section 6- Naval Architecture(one paper of 3 hours).
Section 7- Engineering Knowledge (two papers, each of 3 hours for Motor or Steam and 3 papers each of 3 hours, for Steam and Motor).
Oral Examination.
(d) Marine Engineer Officer Class II Service endorsement- The examination shall be oral only and shall be based upon the responsibilities and duties of the Chief Engineer Officer of ships with registered power upto 3000 Kilowatts.
(e) Marine Engineer Officer Class I - The examination consists of the following subjects :-
PART A

Section 1- Applied Mechanics (one paper of 3 hours).


Section 2- Applied Heat (one paper of 3 hours).
PART B
Section 3- Electro Technology (one paper of 3 hours).
Section 4- Naval Architecture (One paper of 3 hours).
Section 5- Engineering Knowledge (two papers, each of 3 hours for Motor or Steam and 3 papers each of 3 hours for Steam and Motor).
(f) Extra First Class Engineer .- The examination consists of the following subjects:-
PART A
Marine Heat Engines (one paper of 3 hours).
Applied Thermodynamics (one paper of 3 hours).
Strength and Properties of Materials (one paper of 3 hours).
Theory of Machines (One paper of 3 hours).
PART B
Electro Techonology (one paper of 3 hours).
Naval Architecture ( one paper of 3 hours).

Engineering Knowledge (one paper of 3 hours).


Essay (one paper of 3 hours).
Machine Design (one paper of 6 hours) .
22. Syllabus .- Syllabus for various examinations shall be as specified in Appendix H.
23. Permitted attempts.- (1) A candidate may present himself for either the whole of Part A of the Marine Engineer Officer Class I or Class II or Class III examination or the remaining section from which he has not been exempted, at any time after completing the initial training , referred to in Part V, including any compensatory shipboard service needed to make good deficiencies in training except that in the case of the Marine Engineer Officer Class I examination he must also possess Marine Engineer Officer Class II Certificate of Competency, or Second Class Engineer Certificate of Competency or service.
(2 ). All candidates for Marine Engineer Officer Class I or Class II or Class III examination must qualify in Part A of the examination before any passes in Part B shall be credited to him. A candidate who attempts in Part A and Part B of the examination together must qualify in all subjects in Part A from which he has not been exempted, otherwise his Part B answer papers shall not be assessed.
(3). A candidate may present himself for the whole of Part B of the Marine Engineer Officer Class I or Class II examination , or for the remaining sections from which he has not been exempted, or for the whole of Part B of the Marine Engineer Officer Class III examination at any time after he has completed the necessary period of qualifying sea service. provided that he also presents himself for those sections in Part A in which he has not passed or been exempted from.

(4). For a Marine Engineer Officer Class I, Class II or Class IV Steam and Motor Certificate a candidate may present himself for the remaining Engineering Knowledge paper and orals provided he complies with qualifying sea service requirements and already holds either a Motor or Steam Certificate of Competency of the same class or may present himself for the whole of Part B of the Marine Engineering Officer Class I or Class II Steam and Motor Examination.


A candidate may also present himself for the whole of the Marine Engineering Officer Class IV Steam and Motor Examination at one sitting.
(5) A candidate who is successful in passing any section in the Marine Engineer Officer Class I, Class II or Class III examination shall not be required to appear again in that section at subsequent attempts provided that in case of Part B, the whole of Part A has been successfully completed.
(6) A candidate may present himself for either the whole of the Extra First Class Engineer examination of either a Marine Engineer Officer Class I Motor, Steam or Steam and Motor Certificate of Competency. A candidate who attempts Part A and Part B simultaneously and passes in Part B only shall not be required to appear again in Part B at subsequent attempts. A candidate who attempts Part A and Part B separately must first pass Part A to qualify for entrance to Part B. Credit is not given for passes in individual subjects in this examination.
24. Subsequent examination - A candidate who fails in any subject in an examination may apply again for examination in the failed subject at any subsequent examination Each candidate shall receive a record of his examination results from the examiner within three months from the date of commencement of the examination which must be produced at all subsequent examinations. Candidates Who are absent shall be declared as failed.
25. Repeated failure in Engineering Knowledge-

(1) A candidate who shows ignorance of topics vital to an Engineer Officer’s duties and which, if neglected could lead to conditions whereby life or the ship is endangered, shall not be accepted for subsequent examination until he has performed a further service at sea in a qualifying capacity. The period of the further service shall be assessed in each case by the Chief

Examiner and shall not exceed six months.

(2). Should a candidate fail through ignorance of fundamental principles or on account of general defectiveness in the examination, he shall not be allowed to present himself for subsequent examination until a period of time to be fixed by the Chief Examiner has elapsed. Such period will not usually exceed three months, but in case of subsequent failure on account of general defectiveness the penalty may, in exceptional circumstances be increased to a maximum of six months.

26. Pass Marks. -Each candidate shall be required to obtain a minimum of 50 per cent of marks in each written paper attempted in the examination and not less than 60 per cent of mark in his oral examination Results of all examinations shall require the approval of Chief Examiner of Engineers.
27. Review of results of results o examination- A candidates who has been declared failed in any examination may apply to the Principal Officer, Mercantile Marine Department for review of results not later than thirty days after declaration of results. Such application shall be accompanied by appropriate fees as specified in Appendix D. The Principal Officer shall forward the application to the Chief Examiner of Engineers. The Chief Engineer shall assign an examiner other than one who dealt with the examination originally to review evaluation. Results of review when approved shall be final and no appeal shall be entertained. In case the original results is reversed the fees shall be refunded.

28. Delivery of Certificates - (1) When the Examiner is satisfied that a candidate has passed in all relevant parts of the examination specified in Part VIII, he shall give, under intimation to the Chief Examiner, to the candidate a letter of authority (in these rules referred to as the Examiner’s Authority), authorizing the Principal Officer, Mercantile Marine Department to whom it is addressed to deliver the certificate.


(2) The Chief Examiner shall, on receipt o intimation under sub-rule (1), after making such enquiry, as he may deem fit, give approval to the results of the examination the cause to be prepared the certificate of competency or, as the case may be, endorse the existing certificate in respect of candidate qualifying or endorsement in accordance with sub-rule (2) of Rule 16 and forward the same to the respective Principal Officer, Mercantile Marine Department, who shall deliver the same to the candidate in exchange of the examiner’s Authority :
Provided that the Examiner’s Authority shall for all purposes be of the same effect as Certificate of competency for a period of 2 years or until the certificate of competency is delivered, whichever is earlier.
PART VIIII
29. Exemptions- (1) Candidates who have completed initial training specified in clause (1) or clause (ii) of sub-rule (1) of rule 17 shall be exempted from appearing from all the Sections of Part A of Marine Engineer Officer Class I. Class II and Class III Certificate Examinations, specified in rule 21.
(2) Candidates who have completed initial training specified in clause (v) of sub-rule (1) of rule 17 and have in addition passed Section A and Section B (Mechanical Engineering Branch) Examination of the Institution of Engineers (India) shall be exempted from all the section of the Part A of Marine Engineer Officer Class I, Class II and Class III Certificate Examinations, specified in rule 21.
(3) Candidates who have completed initial training specified in clause (iii) of sub-rule (1) of rule 17 shall be granted exemption from all the sections of Part A of Marine Engineer Officer Class III Examination; Sections (i), (ii) and (iii) of Part A of Marine Engineer Officer Class II Examination and section (i) of Part A of Marine Engineer Officer Class I Examination, specified in rule 21.
(4) Candidates who have completed initial training specified in clause (iv) of sub-rule (1) of rule 17 shall be exempted from all the sections of Part A of Marine Engineer Officer Class III Examination, specified in rule 21.
(5) Candidate who have completed practical training specified in clause (v) of sub-rule (1) of rule 17 and passed section A examination o Institution of Engineers (India) or its equivalent examination shall be exempted from whole of Part A of Marine Engineer Officer Class III Examination and sections (i), (ii) and (iii) of Part A of Marine Engineer Officer Class II Examination, specified in rule 21. Those who have only passed Diploma or an equivalent Examination shall be exempted from all subject of Part A of Marine Engineer Officer Class III Examination, specified in rule 21.
(6). Candidates possessing Second Class Certificate of Service as Engineer issued under the Merchant Shipping (Certificate of service) Rules 1970 shall be exempted from whole of part A of Marine Engineer Officer Class IIII and Part A of Marine Engineer Officer Class II Examination, and those holding First Class Certificate of Service under the said rules shall also be exempted from Part A of Marine Engineer Officer Class I Examination, specified in rule 21.
(7) Candidates who have appeared for Second Class Engineer’s Examination of First Class Engineer’s Examination held under the Merchant Shipping (Examination of Engineers in the Merchant Navy) Rules, 1963 prior to the coming into force of these rules and have been declared as passed or exempted from some subjects shall be exempt from corresponding subjects in the corresponding Marine Engineer Officer Class II and Class I Examination , specified in rule 21.
(8) Candidates who have passed section (i), (ii) and (iii) of Part A of Marine Engineer Officer Class II Examinations or have been exempted from these shall be exempted from Part A of Marine Engineer Officer Class III Examination.
(9) Candidates who have passed sections (i), (ii) and (iii) of Part A of Marine Engineer Officer Class II Examinations or have been exempted from these shall be exempted from Part A of Marine Engineer Officer Class III Examination .
(10) Candidates holding Steam or Motor Certificates of any grade and desirous of obtaining Steam and Motor Certificates of the same grade shall be exempt from all written papers except the paper relating to Engineering Knowledge.
(11) A candidate for Extra First Class Engineer’s examination, who has obtained the Master’s Degree in Master’s Degree in Marine or Mechanical Engineering or its equivalent recognised by the Ministry of Human Resource Development may be exempt from the subjects which he took in the Master’s Degree.

(No.SR-11013\3\87-MA)



APPENDIX “A”
EXAMINERS
(See rule 2 (b))

(FOR ALL CLASSES OF CERTIFICATE OF COMPETENCY)
1. Chief Surveyor with the Government of India who shall be the Chief Examiner.
2. Principal Officers (Engineering)
3. Deputy Chief Surveyors.
4. Engineer and Ship Surveyors.
APPENDIX “B”
Form of Endorsements of Certificate of Competency

(See rule 4)

(i) Endorsement for Lower Grade
Holder of this Certificate of Competency has passed the Examination for Marine Engineer Officer Class II Certificate of Competency * Steam/Motor at ................................... in the month of .............................

19 ................................


Dated.............................

Chief Examiner of Engineers


* Delete whichever not applicable.
(ii) Service Endorsement
Holder of this Certificate of Competency has passed the Examination for Service Endorsement on this Certificate at ................................................ in the month of ................................19.............................

Dated.............................. Chief Examiner of Engineers.


(iii) Dangerous Cargo Endorsement


The holder of this Certificate has satisfied the conditions specified in the Merchant Shipping (Examination of Engineer Officers in the Merchant Navy) Rules, 1988 as to training and service in ships carrying Crude Liquid Petroleum or Petroleum Products.

Dated............................ Chief Examiner of Engineers


(iv) Dangerous Cargo Endorsement.
This holders of this Certificate has satisfied the conditions specified in the Merchant Shipping (Examination of Engineer Officers in the Merchant Navy) Rules, 1988 as to training as service in ships carrying Liquid Chemicals.

Dated......................... Chief Examiner of Engineers


(v) Dangerous Cargo Endorsement
The holder of this certificate has satisfied the conditions specified in the Merchant Shipping (Examination of Engineer Officers in the Merchant Navy) Rules, 1988 as to training and service in ships carrying Liquefied Gas

Dated..................................... Chief Examiner of Engineers


APPENDIX-C

(See Rule- 7)





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