Course Commencement Dates
- Shall hold a Certificate of Competency as Chief mate on Ships of 500 GT or more,
- Shall have approved seagoing service of not less than 24 months as an officer in charge of a navigational watch, while holding the Certificate of Competency as Chief Mate. However, this period may be reduced to not less than 12 months, or pro-rata, if such seagoing services has been served as a Chief Mate on Ships of 500 GT or More.
- "Notice of Eligibility" Issued by the ministry of Ports & Highways.