Course

B. SC Nautical Science

The 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. 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)

ELIGIBILITY

Educational Qualification

 

Senior School Certificate/Higher Secondary Examination/Class XII/ 10+2

From a recognized Board/ University with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics (PCM), with not less than 65% marks in PCM and 60% aggregate/ Equivalent GCE – UK “A” level/ International Baccalaureate Diploma

OR

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 60% marks in the final year, from a recognized University provided that the candidate must have passed 10+2 examination with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics (PCM) from a recognized Board : [10+2 PCM > 60%]

OR

B.E./ B.Tech. degree with average of not less than 60%

In the final year from I.I.T. or from a college recognized by AICTE/ UGC, provided that the candidate must have passed 10+2 examination with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics (PCM) from a recognized Board : [10+2 PCM > 60%]

English

Should have obtained not less than 60% marks in English as a separate subject, at either 10th or 12th standard or in the Degree course conducted by a recognized Board/ University.

Age Limit

The minimum age should be 17 yrs and maximum age should be 25 yrs on the date of commencement of course (Course usually commences on 1″February and 1′ August during every year). Relaxation of 5 years is available for SC/ST candidates and 2 years for Girl candidates.

Physical and Medical Standards

Physically fit and should meet the medical requirements as specified by DG Shipping guidelines, 6/6 eyesight without visual aids and no colour blindness.