Instructions and Procedure for submission of
Online Application Form for

Merchant Navy Entrance Exam (MNE 2018)

General Instructions
Please go through the following instructions carefully.
  • The candidate shall be solely responsible for any loss or hardship caused to him/her due to his non-adherence to these instructions.
  • The candidate is requested to visit TMC Shipping's website periodically to keep track of new announcements and changes if any.
  • If you have any difficulty in filling the online application form, please send an email to
1. Merchant Navy Entrance (MNE) Exam 2018 is only for Candidates seeking admission to the following courses-
  • GP Rating
  • Australia COC
  • Graduate Marine Engineering
  • Orientation Course for Catering Personnel
  • Diploma in Culinary Arts
  • Diploma in Nautical Science
2. Below is the eligibility criteria for qualifying for admissions

Educational Qualifications:

  • 10+2 or equivalent with 60% marks in PCM or 10+2 with Commerce or 10th Pass + Diploma in any stream or 10th class or equivalent with 40% marks
  • Minimum of 50% marks in English in 10th/12th Examination

Age limit:

The minimum age is 17 years and the maximum age is 25 years.
3. The last date for Online Registration is 9th June 2018 till 11.55 PM.

Merchant Navy Entrance (MNE) Exam

4. The MNE exam will be held in a single shift on 10th June 2018. Exam duration will be 1 hour and 30 minutes only.
5. The MNE exam will be conducted in pen and paper mode and will consist of 75 multiple choice questions.
6. The multiple choice questions will be set from the following topics: Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, and English at Plus 2 level (CBSE, ISE and State Boards) and General Knowledge. There will 25 questions in all from Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics, 25 questions for English and 25 questions for General Knowledge.
7. There will be no negative marking for wrong answers.
8. The MNE exam will be held simultaneously in the following cities. Exact venues will be announced shortly:
  • Chandigarh
  • Delhi
  • Chennai
  • Amritsar
  • Nashik
  • Imphal
  • Mumbai
  • Bengaluru
  • Gorakhpur
  • Ahmedabad
  • Visakhapatnam
9. A candidate should indicate one city where he wishes to take the MNE Exam while registering online. While every effort will be made to accommodate a candidate to the city, TMC Shipping reserves the right to divert applicants to the nearest cities if sufficient number of candidates are not forthcoming in certain cities, and also if there are too many candidates for a particular city Test Venue.
10. The name and address of the Test Venue will be indicated on the Hall Ticket/Admit Card and candidates are requested to be present at the Test Venue at least 1 hour before the time of commencement of the MNE Exam.

Application Registration Process

11. Candidates are requested to keep a scanned version of passport size color photo ready before filling the online registration form.
12. Please note that fields marked with asterisk ( * ) are mandatory.
13. Candidates shall upload scanned copy of the passport size photograph at the time of filling the Online Application Form.
14. Registration Fee payable is Rs.1,100/- for all candidates. It is non-refundable.
15. After entering all the details, click "Proceed & Pay". After which, the candidate will be taken to a screen to complete payment.
16. The candidate should take the print of the Application for their future record. Candidates need not submit any hard copy of the application to TMC Shipping.


17. Canvassing in any form will disqualify the candidates.
18. Legal disputes, if any, shall lie within the jurisdiction of Courts based in Panchkula city only.
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