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.

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:

English

  • 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

Science

  • 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

Mathematics

  • 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.