Merchant Navy 2022 Syllabus

Merchant Navy knowledge and training require great amount of mental and physical strength. The best career opportunities on different types of ships (and on land as well) involve working on a variety of ships as officers, engineers, or ratings. Check Merchant Navy Syllabus details for crack this exam.

The five subjects for Common Entrance Exam (CET) for Merchant Navy viz: English, General Aptitude, Science, Mathematics, General Knowledge syllabus is designed depending on the courses structure of Merchant Navy:


  • Parts of Speech
  • Synonyms and Antonyms
  • Meaning of words/phrases
  • Tenses
  • Phrasal verbs
  • Idioms

General Aptitude

  • Critical Reasoning
  • Word Groups
  • Instructions
  • Structural Analysis
  • Syllogism (Logic Syllogism (Logic based questions)
  • Fill in / Completion of series based on Pattern / Logic, Data Sufficiency
  • Data Interpretation
  • Pipes & Cisterns
  • Odd Man Out
  • Boat & Streams
  • Numerical Computation
  • Numerical Estimation
  • Time & Work
  • Calendar
  • Clocks
  • Stocks
  • Time & Distance
  • Height & Distance
  • Quantitative Aptitude
  • Analytical Reasoning
  • Logic Reasoning
  • Fault Diagnosis
  • Abstract Reasoning
  • Mechanical Reasoning
  • Mixture & Allegation
  • Ratio
  • Numerical Reasoning


  • Nature of Matter,
  • Universe (Planets/ Earth/ Satellites/ Sun)
  • Electricity and its applications.
  • Force and Gravitation
  • Newton’s Laws Of Motion
  • Work, Energy and Power
  • Heat, Temperature, metals and Non- Metals,
  • Carbon and its Compounds
  • Measurements in Science
  • Sound & Wave Motion


  • Mathematical Simplification
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Algebraic Identities
  • Linear Equations and Polynomials
  • Simultaneous Equations
  • Basic Trigonometry
  • Simple Mensuration
  • Geometry
  • Measures of Central Tendency
  • Interest
  • Profit
  • Loss and Percentage
  • Work, Time, Speed and Distance

General Knowledge

  • Geography: Soil, Rivers, Mountains, Ports, Inland, Harbors.
  • Culture and Religion, Freedom Movement, Important National Facts about India, Heritage, Arts and Dance.
  • History, Defense, Wars and Neighbors, Awards and Authors, Discoveries, Diseases and Nutrition.
  • Current Affairs, Languages, Capitals and Currencies, Common Names, Full Forms and Abbreviations.
  • Eminent Personalities, National : Bird/Animal/Sport/Flower/Anthem/ Song/Flag/Monuments.

Sports :Championships / Winners/ Terms/ Number of Players.