Written By Ajit Kumar on Thursday, May 25, 2017 | 8:51 AM
THE SHIPPING CORPORATION OF INDIA LTD.
(A Government of India Enterprise)
Regd. Office - “Shipping House”, 245, Madame Cama Road, Mumbai - 400 021.
FLEET PERSONNEL DEPARTMENT
Applications are invited from a Indian national Males and Females for selection of
Trainee Electrical Officer for a batch of 50 candidates (UR-24, OBC-14, SC-8 & ST-4).
As a National Carrier and the country’s premier shipping line, The Shipping Corporation of India
owns and operates around half of the Indian tonnage, and has operating interests in practically all
areas of the shipping business; servicing both national and international trades.
In view of the demand from Indian trade, SCI has diversified into a large number of areas. Today, SCI
is the only Indian shipping Company operating Tankers, Product Carriers, International container
services, Liquid/dry bulk services, LPG & LNG, Offshore services, Passenger services. In addition, SCI
mans and manages a large number of vessels on behalf of various government departments and
The eligibility criteria are as under:
(i) Candidates with B.E/B.TECH/Diploma- in Electrical or Electrical & Electronics with minimum
55% marks for UR & OBC category and minimum 50% marks for SC & ST Category, and in a
possession of DG approved Four Months ELECTRO TECHNO OFFICER (ETO) course certificate, Indian
CONTINUOUS DISCHARGE CERTIFICATE (CDC), Indian Passport, PAN Card, INDOS No, STSDSD
Course, STCW Modular-2010 course and High Voltage Course. OR
(ii) Candidates with B.E/B.TECH/Diploma in Electrical or Electrical & Electronics with minimum
55% marks for UR & OBC category and minimum 50% marks for SC & ST Category, and not in a
possession of DG approved Four Months ELECTRO TECHNO OFFICER (ETO) course certificate,
Indian CONTINUOUS DISCHARGE CERTIFICATE (CDC), Indian Passport, PAN Card, INDOS No,
STSDSD Course, STCW Modular-2010 course and High Voltage Course may also apply. This group of
candidates have to complete above mentioned all course from DG approved Institute at their own
cost and report back to us within six months for on board training with all required certificates
(Including CDC, Passport, INDOS no. PAN Card) after final selection.
Maximum 30 years as on 31st May 2017. Age relaxation of 3 yrs for OBC candidates and 5 years for
SC & ST candidates allowed. Reservation criteria will be followed as per Government of India
Candidate must be mentally and physically fit and should be fit for sea service as per existing MS
Medical rules 2000/MLC 2006 applicable to seafarers.
Note: General medical examination will be done through SCI empanelled DG approved Doctors and
No waiver will be given for the above. Candidates not meeting the above standard should not
apply. Medical examination fees shall be borne by the candidates.
Eligible candidates will be required to appear in the All India on line test at their own expenses and
only candidates qualifying in the on line test will be called for Personal Interview keeping the
provision of reservation for SC, ST & OBC as per Government Rules, regulations & policies as
Candidates fulfilling above mentioned criteria, will be called for on board training depending on the
vessel’s availability. Trainee Electrical officers will be posted on SCI owned and managed vessels,
subject to completion of formalities.
Candidates will be paid a consolidated stipend of Rs 15,000/- per month for six months onboard
training. After sailing with SCI for six months as Trainee Electrical Officer with the satisfactory
performance report, candidates might be considered as Electrical Officer for the second contract as
per INSA-MUI terms subject to fulfilment of all the requirements of electrical officers. However,
further to note that, the engagement will be always on Direct Contract subject to vessels’
During personal interviews preference will be given to those candidates having all required course
certificate and documents for onboard training.
ABOUT THE EXAMINATION:
The on-line examination shall be of two (02) hours duration which will be in the form of multiple
choice questions (MCQs). The on-line examination will focus on MCQ’s on Quantitative Aptitude
test, Professional Knowledge test, English Language test and Reasoning Ability test. The questions
of the test will be bilingual (English and Hindi). Candidate MUST PASS in each of the objective tests
to qualify for personnel interview. The passing Marks in each test will be decided on the basis of the
performance of all the competing candidates in each test.
*Professional knowledge question paper will be different for ETO course holders
and those do not have ETO Course*
The on-line examination will be held at Mumbai, New Delhi, Kolkata, and Chennai only.
Candidates will have to choose a test centre, nearest from their home town and the same cannot be
changed after the form is submitted online. However, The Shipping Corporation of India reserves the
right to cancel or add any test centre or change the centre chosen by the candidate.
Rs.1000/- for General (UR) and OBC candidates and Rs.500/- for SC & ST candidates,
(Excluding NEFT bank charges).
Before filling application form on-line, candidates must Deposit the application fees by National
Electronic Funds Transfer (NEFT) and obtain UTR/Transaction ID (number) from respective bank. The
details like Amount of fees deposited, NEFT/ UTR number /Transaction ID, Bank Name, Branch and
Date of deposit need to be entered in the application form prior uploading.
The Bank details are as follows:
BANK ACCOUNT DETAILS TO DEPOSIT APPLICATION FEES:
ACCOUNT BEARER: THE SHIPPING CORPORATION OF INDIA LTD.MUMBAI,
ACCOUNT NUMBER: 10972426052
BANK NAME: STATE BANK OF INDIA
BRANCH NAME: BACKBAY RECLAMATION
BRANCH CODE: 1593
CITY: MUMBAI, MAHARASHTRA
IFSC CODE: SBIN0001593
Candidates may check the details on below ULR for more information about NEFT:
List of candidates shortlisted for interview will be published on SCI’s website
Candidates are requested to regularly visit SCI website and SCI will not take responsibility for any
failure in intimation or personal information’s
Similarly, the final list of selected candidates before Medical examination will be published on the
website only and will be intimated about the joining date and other formalities.
SELECTION PROCEDURE, ON-LINE EXAMINATION AND INTERVIEW SCHEDULE:
a) Date, time and venue of online examination will be intimated through personal e-mail ID
and on the SCI website. Qualified candidates shall take a printout of the admit card
available online on SCI website. All Candidates are required to appear for the online
examination at their own expenses.
b) Short listing criteria will be based on higher percentage of marks obtained in online
c) Those who qualify on-line examination will be called for Personnel Interview at our Head
Office. The Shipping Corporation of India Ltd. Mumbai, Maharashtra. All selected
candidates are required to appear for the interview at their own expenses. The details
about the Interview schedule will be communicated to all eligible candidates on
personnel emails as well as uploaded on our (SCI) website.
d) Only candidates qualifying in the personnel interview will be called for Medical
examination. The procedure of medical test will take 2/3 days. Candidates are required
to stay in Mumbai at their own cost to appear for the medical test.
e) All selected candidates shall sign an Indemnity Bond assuming regular availability of
their service with SCI for a minimum period of 3 years article time. In the event of
breach of Indemnity, candidate shall be liable to pay Rs. 5.00 Lakhs towards the
expenses incurred on the skill development. It is also pertinent that candidate will not
sail with or render his services to any other player in the market during this period in
order to project business secrets of Corporation.
HOW TO APPLY:
A. Applications will be accepted online only from 26.05.2017 to 25.06.2017. Candidates
have to log on to http://www.shipindia.com/careers/fleet-personnel for the important
instructions for filling the online application are:-
B. Eligible candidates have to apply online only. It is mandatory that the candidates should
have a valid e-mail id and mobile number while applying in order to facilitate faster
communication. All future communications and correspondence will be through emails,
SMS and our official website only.
C. Before filling application on-line, candidates must deposit application fees to the above
mentioned SCI Ltd, bank account and obtain NEFT UTR/BANK TRANSACTION NUMBER.
The application fee can be paid by any bank.
D. Detailed instructions for filling the application form will be given under the "General
Instructions". Candidates should read all instructions before filling application form
E. Before applying, candidates should ensure that they fulfil all the eligibility criteria and
norms mentioned in this advertisement.
F. Multiple/Duplicate applications will not be accepted and the candidature of candidate
shall be liable to reject in the event it comes to the knowledge of Corporation at any
stage of the selection process.
G. Candidates fulfilling eligibility criteria as per i) (as on online examination date) above
,those candidates should mention Post applied for Trainee Electrical Officer With ETO
Course and fulfilling eligibility criteria as per ii) above should mention Post applied for
Trainee Electrical Officer Without ETO Course while filling online application form.
Upon saving the on-line application with registration number, candidate has to download the
printout of application form. Candidates are required to put his/her signature in the place and send
the same application form along with bank transaction receipt. Candidates are advised to keep one
copy each of application form and bank transaction receipt with him/her. This copy will be required
to submit before interview during documents verification, if selected in on line examination. The
application form with bank transaction receipt must be sent by Ordinary-Post/Courier/SpeedPost/Registered-Post
(No Hand delivery will be accepted) to the following address super scribing
the envelope as:
“Application for TRAINEE ELECTRICAL OFFICER”
To prevent postal delay and/ or loss kindly ensure that the application is sent only to the addressee
given above before due date and time. Any delay at Candidates or at Post Office end, The Shipping
Corporation of India Ltd. will NOT be responsible.
and addressed to: Vice President I/C, Flee
Personnel Dept. Third Floor. The Shipping Corporation Of India Ltd, Shipping House, 245, Madame
Cama Road, Nariman point, Mumbai-400 021, Maharashtra, India, on or before 27.06.2017 by
GENERAL INFORMATION AND INSTRUCTIONS:
1. Only Indian Nationals are eligible to apply.
2. An application fee once deposited is NOT refundable in any circumstance.
3. If any information provided by the candidate is found to be false or incorrect or not in
conformity with the eligibility criteria, then his / her candidature is liable to be rejected at
any stage of the selection process or after selection or joining.
4. No modifications are allowed after submission of the application form. Incomplete
application form in any particulars is liable to be rejected. Write “NA” for whichever is not
5. Candidature is also liable to be rejected if the online down loaded application form received
unsigned or received with wrong application fees or received without application fees and
received after the last date of receipt of applications.
6. Candidates employed with Government departments / PSUs / Autonomous bodies have to
produce NOC at the time of interview if called for the same. If such candidates cannot
provide the NOC, they will not be allowed to appear for the interview. Candidates are also
requested to apply for passport during selection process and try to obtain passport prior
commencement of onboard training.
7. The Shipping Corporation of India Ltd reserves the right to change the number of vacancies
and cancel / restrict / modify / alter the recruitment process, if required, without issuing
any further notice or assigning any reason thereof.
8. Any modifications / amendments in the advertisement will be given on website as
9. All Instructions and important information regarding recruitment will be updated and
available on only SCI website. Candidates are advised to visit SCI website frequently for
10. Candidate should bring all the original valid documents and one set of self attested
photocopies of all certificates at the time of interview. Candidates failing to produce original
documents for verification will not be allowed to appear for the Personal Interview.
11. Only those who are in possession of all the documents mentioned above can apply.
Date of commencement of On-line application on website 26TH May- 2017 from 10:00 hrs.
Last date of submission of the on-line application by the candidates 25TH June-2017 up to 17:00 hrs
Last date for receipt of the hard copy of the application sheet 27TH June 2017 up to 17:00hrs
Date of on-line examination 01ST July 2017 (Saturday) 11:00 hrs