BOAT LASCAR PSC Exam

Category No: 062/2023

Post : BOAT LASCAR PSC Exam

“(Kerala Tourism Development Corpn.Ltd.) Direct Recruitment” Statewide “

Exam Date : 02/04/2024 Tuesday

Hall Tickets available from: 19/03/2024

Mode of Exam  : ONLINE / OMR

 Total Marks: 100 Marks”

Duration: 1 Hour 30 Minutes

No. of candidates : 1952

Syllabus

DETAILED SYLLABUS FOR THE POST OF BOAT LASCAR IN KERALA TOURISM DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION LIMITED (Category  No.: 062/2023)
(Total Marks – 100)
1) Duties of Pole man : ( Marks 12) 
Confirm that sufficient depth is available for the vessel. Change the Direction of the vessel using the Pole. Clear the Obstructions on the way. Reduce the impact with jetty while berthing. Keep the vessel along side jetty during operation. Help embarkation / disembarkation of Passengers.
2) The use of navigation lights and how to act when they are seen in different directions. ( Marks : 10)
Reporting of sighting a light in different direction. Red light on Port side : Vessel passing clear Red light on Starboard Side : To Keep clear by altering course to Starboard Side
3) The rules regarding sound signals to give indications to other vessels as to the position of the helm, etc. (Marks : 8)
One Short Blast : Altering Course to Starboard
Two Short Blasts : Altering Course to Port
Three Short Blasts : Going Astern / Reverse
Five Short blasts : Doubt on action taken by other vessel
4)Use of life saving equipments ( Marks : 18)
Life buoy : for throwing into water to rescue somebody who has fallen in water Life Jacket : for wearing prior jumping in to water in emergency.
Life boat : Rescue people in case of Emergency
Life raft : Same function of Life boat but only less storage space required because of inflatable nature.
Emergency Position Indicating Beacon : Transmits distress position automatically to satellite and then to rescue centre
Radar reflector : To give a bright spot on the Radar of other vessel to indicate Emergency.
5) Use of Fire fighting appliances. (Marks : 8)
Water type Extinguisher : For General fire
Powder type Extinguisher : For Electrical Fire
Foam Type Extinguisher : For Oil Fire

Carbon dioxide Extinguisher : Any type fire

6) The management of small inland vessels in all conditions. (Marks 7)
Mooring lines : Head Line, Stern Line, Breast Line, Spring lines
Fenders : Rubber, Coir, Tyre
7) Cleaning (Marks 3)
Cleaning of Oil : use oil dispersant, Saw dust, Cotton rags

8) Surface preparation for painting (Marks : 8)
Chipping, Scrapping, wire brushing, Washing with fresh water and soap ( if Oil present ) , apply primer, first Coat and final coat

9) Man Over Board Action (Marks 5)
Shout Man over board, Raise Alarm, Throw life Buoy, pick up causality, give CPR

10) Fire on Board Action (Marks 6)
Shout Fire, Raise Alarm, Find location of fire, Identify type of fire, Restrict spreading of Fire,
Fight fire using appropriate Extinguishers


11) Checks prior starting a trip (Marks : 15)
Vessel Registered
Vessel having Fitness Certificate
Crew having Certificate
Pollution prevention Certificate Valid
Insurance Valid
All Life saving Appliances ready
All Fire fighting Appliances ready
Weather Good
Fuel and Fresh water Sufficient
Ropes in good Condition

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