INS Venduruthy, Naval Base, Kochi 682 004, Kerala.
Ph: (0484) 2662750
Commercial Diving Course 2012
Applications have been invited for Commercial Diving Course being conducted at Diving School, Kochi by Indian Navy commencing on 05th March 2012. On completion of the Course, successful candidates will be awarded a certificate duly certified by Indian Navy on behalf of MoD / GoI and International Marine Contractor's Association (IMCA), UK.
Eligibility conditions: Male Indian citizens between 18 and 28 years of age as on 1st January 2012.
(a) Candidates passing 12th class examination of Central / State Education Board and securing 50% or more marks in matriculation are eligible.
(b) Candidates must be fluent either in Hindi or in English.
The applicants are required to attach a medical certificate from a registered medical practitioner certifying that the applicant is medically fit to undertake strenuous physical activities and is not suffering from the under-mentioned disorders:
(a) Inability of clear the ears via enustachian tubes.
(b) Perforated ear drum, chronic otitis media.
(c) Chronic sinusitis, nasal obstruction.
(d) Obesity-should not be obese.
(e) Dental caries, loss of incisor, artificial dentures.
(f) Any chronic lung disease, past or present and history of thoracic surgery, diabetes.
(g) Any functional or organic cardiovascular disease, essential hypertension, diabetes.
(h) Proven peptic ulcer, chronic diarrhoea, history of extensive abdominal surgery, evidence of hernia or tendency thereto, varicose venis or haemorrhoids unless already successfully treated.
(i) Chronic or recurrent disease of genitor urinary system.
(j) Post history of fits, psychiatric illness, repeated headaches, blackouts, severe concussion or cranial surgery.
(k) Addiction to alcohol and drugs.
(m) Skeletal or arthritic disability.
(n) Chronic skin conditions.
(p) STD and AIDS.
Mode of Selection:
(a) Vetting of applications: The applications received from the candidates are vetted at Headquarters, Southern Naval Command, Kochi and the call up letters are sent to shortlisted candidates who are required to report to Diving School, Kochi for aptitude test, screening and training. The preference of selection of candidates in order of priority is as follows. Percentage of marks obtained in 12th class examination of Central / State Board. Age factor (younger candidates are given preference) and due weightage is given for the same.
Aptitude Test and Screening:
Candidates are required to qualify an aptitude test diving and physical fitness. This test is to assess the candidate’s suitability for diving. Candidates who qualify the aptitude test undergo screening in diving skills and physical fitness. On completion of the screening, twenty candidates are selected to undergo the course.
Cost of Training: The cost of training is borne by the individual candidates as follows:
(a) ADM & Screening - Rs.9,600/-
(b) Training Charges - Rs.2,85,730/-
(c) Medical Charges - Rs. 2,000/-
(d) I MCA Certification Charge - Rs.10,000/-
Application in the prescribed format, available in all leading newspapers, are to be sent to the Officer-in-Charge, Diving School, Naval Base, Kochi 682004 accompanied by copies of certificates in proof of age, Education qualification, Medical certificate, two passport size photographs and Crossed Draft worth Rs.9600/- in favour of Officer-in-charge, Diving school, Kochi drawn on any bank payable at Kochi.
Last date for submission of completed application is on or before 06th January 2012.
Indian Navy Diving School is located at INS Venduruthy, Naval Base, Kochi 682 004, Kerala. Ph: (0484) 2662750.