Admission to B.SC Nautical Science (3 years) – 2009

Eligibility: Admission to this programme is offered on the basis of qualifying in a written test.

The candidates seeking admission can fall in two categories namely Sponsored and Non-Sponsored.

Educational Qualification

(1) Pass in 10 + 2 examination from a recognized Board/University with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics (PCM), with not less than 55% marks in PCM aggregate. Or

With Physics as an individual subject in any one of the years of B.Sc., with not less than 50% marks in the final year of B.Sc., from a recognized University provided that the candidate must have passed 10 + 2 examination with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics (PCM) from a recognized Board. Or

B.E./B.Tech or its equivalent degree from I.I.T. or from a college recognized by AICTE/ UGC/DEC. and

(2) Should have passed with not less than 50% marks in English as a separate subject, at either 10th or 12th standard or in the Degree programme conducted by a recognized Board/University.

Note1: Those appearing in eligibility educational qualification examination are also eligible to apply provided they meet all the eligibility criteria and produce the certificates to that effect.

2: The candidates with three year Diploma from a recognized polytechnic are also eligible for making application for the entrance test as the three-year polytechnic Diploma is equated with 10+2 examination and accordingly their PCM aggregate in the Diploma programme shall not be less than 55%.

Age Limit:

– Not more than 25 years
The age limit is relaxable by 2 years in case of female candidates and 5 years for SC/ST candidates.
Candidates must be medically fit as per the Maritime standard.

Application procedure: Application Fee:

The Student Handbook and Prospectus can be obtained from IMU Chennai on payment of Rs.100/- in cash. It can also be downloaded from IMU website i.e.

It can also be obtained by POST by sending Demand Draft for Rs.200/- drawn in favour of IMU and payable at Chennai by addressing your request to the Head-Nautical Science Department, Indian Maritime University, East Coast Road, Uthandi, Chennai 600 119.

Registration Fee:

The registration fee for the programme is Rs.500/- (Rs.600/- in case of downloaded form which is inclusive of price of Students handbook and Prospectus) is to be paid along with application form for Entrance Test i.e. Form-A.

Email :

Further details can be taken from: Tel :
(044) 2453 0343 / 0345

Fax : (044) 2453 0342

website :

Last date of submission of Forms:
29th May 2009.

Date of Entrance Test :
14th June 2009 (Sunday) 10.00 am – 1.00 pm

If you have questions, please ask below


  1. Ravi says:

    Myself ravi nayal. 3rd/officer having panama coc. I did 3month cadet course in 2004 from IMI,nodia. After i sailed as a deck cadet for 36 months(non rpsl) companies. Then i did panama course of 3rd/officer from T.S Rahman,mumbai. Now i want to take a degree, by do a nautical science. Bt i age is 25y. Cn i do this course. If yes, then plz send me all relative details,specially abt dates of exams and their way.

  2. kent says:

    sir,My eyesight is -8.00,can i get admission in BSc nautical science??

  3. UZER KHOJA says:

    i have got 53% in pcm in 12th and 57 in english.By having this marks how can i go in deck cadet.plz give me any good advise.i will be waiting for ur reply.thank you.

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