Kolkata Port Trust Recruitment 2018 – Trainee Pilot Jobs

The Kolkata Port Trust has published an official notification regarding multiple job vacancies currently. The job post that is in contention right now is that of the Trainee Pilots.

As a Trainee Pilot, you will be posted in either Kolkata or Haldia port respectively. In this article, we will discuss in brief about all the designations necessary beforehand for applying for the said job post.

Sl. No. Outline Details
1. Organization Kolkata Port Trust
2. Total Number Of Vacancies 6
3. Last Date To Apply 26/10/2018

Job Type & Complete Details

In this particular section of the article, we will expand on all the particular features of the said job post of Trainee Pilot. We will explain all the much-needed prerequisites for the candidates who are interested in applying for this.

The details are mentioned as follows:

Sl. No. Job Outline  Details
1. Location Kolkata or Haldia, West Bengal
2. Job Type Trainee Pilot
3. Educational Qualifications Graduate with relevant trade qualifications
4. Age Limit 25 – 35 years depending on the educational qualifications as on 01/09/2018
5. Number Of Vacancies 6
6. Payscale Rs. 29100 – Rs. 54500 per month

Educational Qualifications Complete Info:

As we have mentioned above, there are only 6 vacancies available for this particular job post of Trainee Pilot at the Kolkata Port Trust. The vacancies are divided into different categories as per the given official notification:

  • General: 3
  • Scheduled Castes: 3

Thus, in order to apply for this specific job post, the candidates must have any one of the given Certificate of Competency issued by the Director General of Shipping, Government of India in possession:

  • Candidates should have Master (FG) / Dredge Master – Grade I or its equivalent
  • Candidates should have 1st Mate’s (FG) / Dredge Master – Grade II
  • Candidates should have 2nd Mate’s (FG) / Dredge Master – Grade I
  • Candidates should have completed their Bachelor’s in Science in Nautical Science

Age Limit:

The upper age limit for the candidates who are willing to apply for the said job posts is divided as per the educational qualifications. Those are mentioned as follows:

  • 25 years for Bachelor’s in Science in Nautical Science
  • 30 years for 2nd Mate’s (FG) / 1st Mate’s (FG) / Dredge Master – Grade II
  • 35 years for Master (FG) / Dredge Master – Grade I

The training period for the candidates who will be joining as per the given order of educational qualifications will be undergoing a training period of:

  • 18 months
  • 25 months
  • 40 months
  • 52 months respectively.


As per the official notification, the candidates from the Scheduled Castes category are given an upper age relaxation of 5 years.

How To Apply

In order to successfully apply for the specified job post of Trainee Pilots at the Kolkata Port Trust, the candidates are advised to follow these few instructions carefully:

  • Create an application form on an A4-sized paper specifying your complete details
  • Attach self-attested copies of your testimonials to the form
  • Send the same to the address mentioned below successfully

Before sending your particulars to the address given, make sure to write the said sentence on top of your envelope positively:


The address where you need to send your documents to is as follows:

The Senior Personnel Officer

Kolkata Port Trust

15, Strand Road

Kolkata – 700001

Last Date to Apply: 26/10/2018

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Updated: September 17, 2018 — 3:30 pm
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