The SCI is the largest Indian shipping company, and is also one of the most diversified shipping companies in the world; with a presence in Oil Tankers, Gas Carriers, Dry Bulk Carriers, Containers and other segments of shipping.
To maintain its leadership position in the Indian market and strengthen its position further in the global scenario, the SCI is always on the lookout for talented people. Opportunities arise both ashore and at sea.
The Company offers attractive remuneration packages for employees ashore as well as afloat. The shore remuneration package includes basic pay, dearness allowance, contributory provident fund, gratuity and allowances.
Disciplines for recruitment ashore include:
An Exciting Career at Sea
You can embark on an exciting career at sea either as a Trainee Navigating Officer (TNOC) or a Trainee Marine Engineer (TME). The SCI’s direct recruitment process follows the guidelines specified by the Directorate General of Shipping (DGS).
You can be considered for selection to the SCI as a TNOC, If you have completed your HSC with at-least 60% marks in PCM as per the DGS guidelines in force at present. After completing pre-sea training of 12 months and shipboard training of 18 months and successfully clearing the Second Mates Certificate of Competency Examinations, you can start your career at sea as a Third Officer and work your way upwards to becoming a Master.
On the engineering side, you can be selected as a Trainee Marine Engineer to a DGS approved pre-sea training institute for 12 months. On completion of the requisite training period and after completing other required formalities, you can commence your sea career as a Fifth Engineer Officer and work your way upwards to Chief Engineer Officer.
The selection as both TNOC and TME is based on an entrance examination and interviews conducted by SCI. Notices regarding the recruitment of TNOCs and TMEs is published in the employment news and leading newspapers in India and also placed on this website.
Selected candidates would also be required to successfully undergo a medical examination as required under STCW/MS Medical Rules 2000.
Vacancies exist presently for the following category of officers:
- Masters (FG)
- Masters (HT)
- Chief Officers (FG)
- Chief Engineer Officers
- Second Engineer Officers
- Third Officers (FG)
- Mate (NCV)
Officers holding valid Indian Certificates of Competency, CDC, Passport and all other valid STCW certificates may contact our Fleet Personnel Department for further details.
Officers are allowed to carry their families on board with free meals provided to them. Good food, fast promotions and an Indian environment on board are added attractions.
Would you like to teach?
Maritime training and education is of vital importance to the SCI. If you are a Master or a Chief Engineer Officer with a love for teaching, we would like you to be involved with us as visiting faculty. For further details please contact:
Method of Recruitment
SCI advertises all vacancies ashore in leading newspapers and displays the same online. Only applications in response to specific advertisements will be entertained during the time limit stipulated in the advertisement. Individual applications without reference to a specific vacancy notification will not be entertained or replied to.
How to Apply
An application format will be displayed for specific vacancies which will have to be filled in and forwarded to us as stipulated in the advertisement.
Terms and Conditions
These will be mentioned in the advertisement itself. All executives recruited ashore are transferable to any office of the SCI in India or abroad, depending on our requirements. Staff members can be transferred within the region.