Joining Merchant Navy after (10+2), B.Sc., B.E./B. Tech in INDIA – Pre-Sea Diploma in Nautical Science leading to B.Sc Nautical Science affiliated to Indian Maritime University /MarinersPlanet

 Name of course

One year Pre-Sea Diploma in Nautical Science leading to B.Sc Nautical Science affiliated to Indian Maritime University.

After completing one year diploma + 18 months onboard training + 4 months preparatory course + requisite modular courses, can appear for written and oral exam of Second Mate Certificate of Competency.

Minimum Academic Qualification

a ) 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%


(b)  B.Sc. in Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry or Electronics with Physics as individual subject in one of the year, with an average of not less than 55% of marks in the final year.


(c)  B.E./B. Tech. Degree from IJ.T. or from a college recognized by AICTE with an average of not less than 50% of marks in the final year.

The candidates should have obtained 50% marks in English language at 10th or 12th Std or in the Degree course conducted by recognized Board or any University.


Selection of the candidates and their admissions will be through Combined Entrance Test conducted by Indian Maritime University The details and the forms can be seen on the

Web site:

Two batches are conducted in a year commencing on August and February every year.

Maximum Age limit

25 years

Approved Training institutes in India

  1. Trident College of Marine Technology, Kolkata.
  2. Haldia Institute of Maritime Studies & Research,West Bengal
  3. Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Govt. Polytechnic, Port Blair
  4. Applied Research International, New Delhi.
  5. International Maritime Institute Ltd., GreaterNoida
  6. Shriram institute of Maritime Studies, New Delhi
  7. Euro Tech Maritime Academy, Kaloor, Kochi
  8. Sailors Maritime Academy, Vizianagaram,
  9. International Maritime Academy, Chennai
  10. Maritime Foundation, Chennai
  11. IMU Chennai Campus [National Maritime Academy]
  12. IMU Cochin Centre
  13. IMU Kandla Campus
  14. IMU Kolkata Campus
  15. IMU Karaikal Campus
  16. IMU Mumbai Campus [T.S. Chanakya]
  17. Southern Academy of Maritime Studies, Chennai
  18. Tolani Maritime Academy, Pune
  19. B. P. Marine Academy, Navi Mumbai
  20. Maritime Training Institute, Powai, Mumbai
  21. T S Rahaman, Nhava, Navi Mumbai, PanvelTaluka
  22. MMTI’S Education & Research Trust, Khopoli,Maharashtra.
  23. Samundra Institute of Maritime Studies,Lonavala, Maharashtra.
  24. Great Eastern Shipping co. Training Instiutte,Lonavala
  25. Yak Education Trust, Khopoli, Maharashtra
  26. Anglo Eastern Maritime Institute, Karjat
  27. Vishwakarma Maritime Institute, Pune
  28. HIMT College, Kanchipuram, Tamilnadu
  29. Perunthalaivar Kamarajar Institute of Maritime Science and Engineering, Chidambaram
  30. RVS College of Maritime Science and Engineering, Karaikal, Pondicherry.
  31. Sai Ram Shipping Science Institute, Chennai
  32. C.V. Raman College of Engineering, Bhubaneshwar

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Before joining any Maritime Institutes for any Course, Kindly Check Approval Of College & Course through
D.G.Shipping and I.M.U.

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