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Can I join merchant navy being a girl?

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    Can I join merchant navy being a girl?

    respected authority,
    i am a student of 12th and i wish to join merchant navy, but since i am a girl my parents are a bit worried . can u please tell me can i join merchant navy being a girl , also if i opt for it what kind of job should i get in ?

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    Yes you can JOIN Merchant Navy being a Girl. There is No Much scope for Girls in Merchant Navy, Basically Girls Don't prefer to stay for 6 Months away from Family and other aspects are also there.

    But There are lot of Entries for Girls in Indian Navy, i.e in Naval Architect, Law, Logistics, Aviation, ATC and Education Branches.

    1. Permanent Commission

    • Through CDSE Naval Academy, Qualifications needed is B.Sc with Physics and Maths or BE and must be 19 to 22 years of age.
    • Through Direct Entry Law Cadre in which Qualifications needed is only Degree in Law with minimum 55% marks with 22 to 27 years age permissible.
    • Through Direct Entry Naval Armament Inspection Cadre Qualifications needed BE or PG degree in Electronics or Physics with 19 to 25 years of Age.
    • Even Short Service Commission is also a Mode to Get into Merchant Navy.

    2. Short Service Commission (Men and Women)

    • Through Law Cadre in which Qualifications needed is Degree in Law with minimum 55% marks with an age of 22 to 27 years only.
    • Through Logistics Cadre in which Qualifications needed is BA(Econs)/B.Com with second division with an age of 19 to 25 years only.
    • Through Air Traffic Control (ATC) is also a Mode in which Qualifications are B.Sc with minimum 50% marks in Physics and Maths needed with an age of 19 to 25 years.




    If you have any further questions, please feel free to ask!

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