B.SC NAUTICAL SCIENCE
Three year B.Sc. Nautical Science course is approved by the Directorate General of Shipping, Ministry of Shipping (Government of India). It is a course leading to Second Mate’s Foreign-Going Certificate of Competency awarded by the D.G. Shipping after 12 months of Sea Service, Enabling the cadets to become Navigating officers on board Merchant Navy Ships worldwide. This course is strictly residential. All candidates applying for B.Sc Nautical Science Course also need to appear for a COMMON ENTRANCE TEST (CET) conducted by the INDIAN MARITIME UNIVERSITY (IMU). Please visit the IMU website (www.imu.edu.in) for details of this CET.
Pass in 10+2 (or) equivalent examination with Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and English as Separate subjects with a PCM average of not less than 60%.
Minimum of 50% marks in English language at 10th or 12th standard.
The candidate has to appear and qualify in the Common Entrance Test (CET) conducted by Indian Maritime University (IMU). For further details on CET and IMU, visit http://www.imu.edu.in/.
Maximum 25 years of age as on 1st of January or 1st of August.
Medically fit as per the standards set by M. S. Medical Examination Rules, 2000.
Candidates have to Qualify a full eyesight test conducted by the Mercantile Marine Department before being finally selected for the course. They should have 6/6 in each eye without visual aids and should be free from color blindness.
IMU-CAMPUSES Intake Capacity at (Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata, Visakhapatnam, Cochin.)
B.Sc (Nautical Science).
B.sc (Nautical Science).
For Male Candidates: Rs 2,20,000
For Female Candidates: Rs 1,40,000
Note : Course Fees mentioned here is according to IMU School of Nautical studies.
Course Fees Varies from one Affiliated institute to another.
List of IMU Affiliated Institutes for B.Sc Nautical Science.
- HIMT College (Hindustan Institute of Maritime Training)
- Tolani Maritime Institute.
The syllabus of the course is drawn up with a view in giving broad-based marine education, with special emphasis on fundamentals of marine subjects and practical aspects of profession.
All applicants to the above 3-year B.Sc (Nautical Science) need to fulfil the guidelines of the Director-General of Shipping, Mumbai with regard to physical fitness. The prospective candidates are required to produce a medical fitness certificate in the prescribed format issued by a Medical Officer approved by Directorate General of Shipping. Only unmarried candidates are eligible to apply for DNS, B.Sc (Nautical Science) and B.Sc (Maritime Science).
Candidates desirous of joining these courses are advised to apply for Passport before taking admission.
IMU-DNS Career Path
12 MONTHS SEA SERVICE
SECOND MATE F.G EXAMINATION
18 MONTHS SEA SERVICE AS 2ND & 3RD OFFICER
6 MONTHS PREPARATORY COURSE AND ADVANCE MODULAR COURSE
FIRST MATE (F.G) EXAMINATION
12 MONTH SERVICE AS CHIEF OFFICER
1 MONTH PREPARATORY COURSE AND MODULAR COURSE
Note : For Getting Admission in B.Sc Nautical Science Course one has to clear the IMU-CET. If a candidate gets sponsored before taking admission then there is a job assurance as soon as he finishes the course.