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2nd Mates- Question Paper Format - Directorate General of Shipping

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2nd Mates- Question Paper Format - Directorate General of Shipping

DuratioMaximum SECOND MATE (F.G.) 3 hrs. 200 n: Marks:

     Pass Marks: 140

    Note: 1. Use chart - --------and Admiralty tide tables for 1992

    2. Ship’s speed -------, HE ----m, Var ----, Deviation card ---

    TERRESTRIAL AND COASTAL NAVIGATION

PART A

ATTEMPT ANY THREE QUESTIONS: (30 MARKS EACH)

1. PLOTTING

    2. PLOTTING

    3. PLOTTING

    (Running fix with combination of terrestrial and celestial observations, three point bearings,

    horizontal sextant angle, raising and dipping of lights, first sighting and last sighting of lights,

    allowing and counteracting current, tidal streams, wind and leeway).

4. PASSAGE PLANNING

PART B

ALL QUESTIONS ARE COMPULSORY:

5. DAYS WORK (30 MARKS)

6. GREAT CIRCLE/ PLANE/MERCATOR SAILING. (30 MARKS)

7. TIDE CALCULATIONS (30 MARKS)

8. CHART CORRECTION /CHART SYMBOLS/OTHERS (20 MARKS)

    Please note that the above format is only an indicative of the examination paper. The candidates are advised to refer to detailed teaching syllabus and the course outline.

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    Maximum MATE (F.G.) SECONDDuration: 3 hrs. 200 Marks:

     BRIDGE EQUIPMENT AND Pass Marks: 100 WATCH KEEPING

Note: 1. ATTEMPT ANY 8 OUT OF 9 QUESTIONS.

     2. ALL QUESTIONS CARRY EQUAL MARKS

    Q1. GYRO COMPASS, MAGNETIC COMPASS, AUTO PILOT, COURSE RECORDER,

    ROTI

    Q2. DOPPLER LOG, ELECTRO MAGNETIC LOG, ECHO SOUNDER, OTHERS

Q3. ELECTRONIC POSITION FIXING SYSTEM

Q4. AIS, LRIT, VOYAGE DATA RECORDER, SEXTANT

Q5. BRIDGE PROCEDURES

    Q6. IAMSAR, VTS PROCEDURES, SHIP REPORTING SYSTEMS

Q7. WATCHKEEPING, BRM

Q8. SAFETY, WATCH KEEPING, EMERGENCIES

Q9. MANOEUVRING

Please note that the above format is only an indicative of the examination paper. The

    candidates are advised to refer to detailed teaching syllabus and the course outline.

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    Second Mates FG- Question Paper Format

    Maximum MATE (F.G.) SECOND 200 Marks:

    Duratio 3 hours Pass Marks: 120 n:

    Note: 1. Question 1 and 2 are compulsory.

    2. Answer any SIX out of remaining EIGHT questions.

    3. All questions carry equal marks

    CARGO HANDLING AND STOWAGE

    1. CARGO CALCULATIONS (STOWAGE FACTOR/ BROKEN STOWAGE/ LOAD DENSITY OR TANKER)

    2. TACKLE CALCULATIONS/ CALCULATE DISPLACEMENT OF THE SHIP GIVEN SIX SIDED DRAFTS AND DENSITY OF WATER USING HYDROSTATIC TABLES (USING QUARTER MEAN DRAFT).

    3. CRUDE / PETROLEUM PRODUCT (INCLUDING INERTING/ COW PROCEDURES- HAZARDS AND PRECAUTIONS)

    4. LIQUID CHEMICALS CARGO INCLUDING HAZARDS, PROPERTIES AND PRECAUTIONS WITH RESPECT TO IBC CODE, LIQUEFIED GAS CARGOES INCLUDING HAZARDS, PROPERTIES AND PRECAUTIONS WITH RESPECT TO IGC CODE

5. IMDG CODE INCLUDING IMDG CONTAINERS, MFAG, EmS

    6. BULK CARGOES: GRAIN/ HIGH DENSITY/COAL CARGOES

    7. CODE FOR SAFE PRACTICES (TIMBER / IMSBC / BLU / SECURING)

    8. CONTAINER/ Ro-Ro CARGOES, PCC, PTC, LIVESTOCK

    9. REFRIGERATED / GENERAL CARGO / DECK CARGO / HEAVY LIFT

    10. DAMAGE TO CARGO SPACES INSPECTION & REPORTING / CARGO GEAR

    INSPECTION

Please note that the above format is only an indicative of the examination paper. The

    candidates are advised to refer to detailed teaching syllabus and the course outline.

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    Second Mates FG- Question Paper Format

     MAX Marks: 200 SECOND MATE (FG)

    Duratio 3 HOURS PASS Marks: 140 n:

     Note: 1. Use nautical almanac 1992

    2. Use of non-programmable scientific calculator is permitted,

    however, each step should be clearly shown

    CELESTIAL NAVIGATION

    SECTION I PRINCIPLES OF NAVIGATION

    ATTEMPT ANY TWO QUESTIONS OUT OF THREE (30 MARKS EACH)

1.

2.

3.

    Note: 1 At least one question will have a numerical component.

    SECTION II- PRACTICAL NAVIGATION

    QUESTION NO. 4 IS COMPULSORY. ATTEMPT ANY THREE QUESTIONS OUT OF REMAINING FOUR (35 MARKS EACH)

    4. STAGGERED / SIMULTANEOUS PLOTS

    5. LONG BY CHRON SUN/MOON

    6. INTERCEPT METHOD

    7. COMPASS ERROR BY ABC TABLES &/OR ERROR BY AMPLITUDE &/OR

    TIMES OF RISING/ SETTING/ MERIDIAN PASSAGE / MERIDIAN ALTITUDE

    OF SUN

    8. POLARIS / COMPUTATION OF ALTITUDE / EX-MERIDIAN

Please note that the above format is only an indicative of the examination paper. The

    candidates are advised to refer to detailed teaching syllabus and the course outline.

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    Second Mates FG- Question Paper Format

DuratioMaximum SECOND MATE (F.G.) 2 hrs. 100 n: Marks:

     Pass Marks: 50 METEOROLOGY

    Note: 1. USE WEATHER CODE _____

     2. QUESTION 1 IS COMPULSORY. ATTEMPT ANY 4 OUT OF REMAINING 5

    QUESTIONS.

    3. ALL QUESTIONS CARRY EQUAL MARKS

Q1. CODING or DECODING (COMPULSORY QUESTION)

Q2. A. CALCULATION OF TRUE AND APPARENT WIND B. THEORY ON WIND

Q3. SHIP BORNE METEOROLOGICAL INSTRUMENTS

Q4. ATMOSPHERE/ ATMOSPHERIC PRESSURE/

Q5. CLOUDS/ VISIBILITY/ CLIMATOLOGY

Q6. WEATHER SYSTEMS/ SEA AND SWELL/ WEATHER FORECASTING

Please note that the above format is only an indicative of the examination paper. The

    candidates are advised to refer to detailed teaching syllabus and the course outline.

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    Second Mates FG- Question Paper Format

     SECOND MATES Date: Pass Marks: 120

    Duratio 180 minutes Total Marks: 200 n:

    Note: 1. Questions IN PART- A are compulsory and carry 25 marks each.

    2. Attempt 5 out of 6 questions from Part -B and carry 25 marks each.

    SHIP CONSTRUCTION, STABILITY, SHIP SAFETY AND ENVIRONMENT

    PROTECTION

PART A

    1. M.V. HINDSHIP QUESTION ( GZ, LIST or SIMPLE TRIM)

    2. CONSTANT DATA QUESTION ON STABILITY.

    3. SHIP CONSTRUCTION ( SKETCH & LABEL)

PART B

    4. MARPOL /BALLAST WATER MANAGEMENT

    5. SHIP SAFETY/ENVIRONMENT PROTECTION

    6. SAFE WORKING PRACTICES/ CHECKLISTS.

    7. SHIP CONSTRUCTION THEORY

    8. MARITIME LEGISLATION (SOLAS/ ISPS / ISM )

    9. LEADERSHIP AND TEAM WORKING SKILLS

Please note that the above format is only an indicative of the examination paper. The

    candidates are advised to refer to detailed teaching syllabus and the course outline.

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