ETO Sponsorship 2019-2020

ETO (Electro Technical Officer) Sponsorship 2019-2020

Sponsorship is a job confirmation that is achieved by clearing certain set of exams conducted by various shipping companies.


Preparing for exams is the best way to secure your job and is the legal process too. ETO course is normally done after completion of graduation in Electrical/Electronic Engineering.

This course (as per STCW 2010 amendments) seeks to impart skill based training about the Electrical System on board ships. Successful candidates will be given DGS approved Course Completion Certificate, INDOSS and Indian CDC.

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Duration: 17 Weeks Residential

Eligibility Criteria

  1. Educational Qualification:Passed three years Diploma with 60% marks or four years Degree including lateral entry with 50% marks in Electrical Engineering, Electronics Engineering, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Electronics and Telecommunication / Communication Engineering or Electronics and Instrumentation or equivalent.The diploma /degree courses must have been recognized by any State or Central Government or the AICTE and conducted in English language.
  2. Age & Medical Fitness: 
    Not more than 35 years on date of commencement of training and medically fit including eye sight and hearing as prescribed in the Merchant Shipping (Medical Examination) Rules, 2000; as amended from time to time.
  3.  Passport is mandatory.

How to become Electro Technical Officer

Well you have to first take higher studies in the field of electrical and electronics. A deep knowledge about circuits and electrical components needs to be there. For example Diodes, electrical insulations, electrical measuring instruments, circuit working etc. After successful

completion of your studies, you might have to go for 4-6 months Pre Sea training which will train you for sea electrical systems, this is called as ETO Course.

How to become Electro Technical Officer from India

Here are the complete details for those who want to become ETO from India:

Electro Technical Officer Course from India

You have to go through 17 week (5to 6 months) pre sea training. This training can be taken from various Directorate of Shipping approved maritime institutes.

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