Selected sailors qualified in prescribed examination and in possession of required qualifications are eligible for promotion to Special Duty (SD) list officer. BRCC is conducted as a pre-commission course for the sailors. This 10 weeks course is conducted with the objective to provide the basic foundation of professional knowledge so that the SD list candidates can discharge/perform their duties smoothly as an officer. Professional subjects like humanities, divisional duties/staff duties, supply and secretariat, language skill, ships husbandry, parade training , first aid etc are taught during their course