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Diploma Nautical Science

Do you want to build your career as a navigating officer, cargo handling and ship operations? Then, you have to do diploma in nautical science. This course is very rewarding to those who wish to build their career in ship operations. Learn what are the eligibility requirements required to pursue this course.

Course Name: Diploma Nautical Science
Stream: Science
Course Category: Marine
Duration: 1 year, Full time diploma


Learn what are the eligibility criterion required for this course


  • For class XII: The candidate’s age should not be more than 20 years and not less than 17 years as on the date of commencement of the course.
  • For B. Sc in PCM or Electronics: The candidate should not have reached the age of 22 years as on the commencement date of the course.
  • For B.E. /B. Tech Degree from IIT or a college recognized by AICTE: The candidate’s age should not be more than 25 years as on the starting date of the course.

Marital Status

The marital status of the candidate should be unmarried. Only unmarried students will be eligible to get admission into this course.


Results should be first class grade in all board exams.
Class XII
Minimum percentage required to get admission: 60%
PCM minimum: 60%

For B. Sc candidates: Candidates who have done their degree course in physics, chemistry, maths, electronics should have got a minimum of 55% marks along with minimum 55% marks in class XII having PCM as their subjects.

For B.E. /B. Tech Engineering: A degree from AICTE, UGC or from a recognized university with minimum 55% marks in final year.

Diploma Nautical Science 2019 - 2020 Admissions/Application Enquiry


Diploma Nautical Science - Colleges & Admission Notifications

Find the list of colleges offering Diploma Nautical Science course. Check out individual college websites to know more about the admission for 2019 - 2020 academic year. You may download the application form and course details from the official college website.

College NameUniversityState
Arunai Engineering CollegeAnna University ChennaiTamil Nadu
Birla Institute of Technology and ScienceBirla Institute of TechnologyRajasthan
Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Government PolytechnicDr. B.R. Ambedkar Open UniversityAndaman and Nicobar
Euro Tech Maritime AcademyIndian Maritime UniversityKerala
Haldia Institute of Maritime Studies And ResearchMaulana Abul Kalam Azad University of TechnologyWest Bengal
International Maritime AcademyManonmaniam Sundaranar UniversityTamil Nadu
Nipm,chennaiIndian Maritime UniversityTamil Nadu
School of Maritime StudiesVels UniversityTamil Nadu
T S ChanakyaIndian Maritime UniversityMaharashtra

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Admission Procedure

  • Interested students may apply online by completing the application form from the website.
  • Students can also download the application form from the website and send the duly completed application form to the institute’s office.
  • Venues of the respective exam centers are announced before 20 days of commencement of entrance exam.

Candidates have to go through the following tests
  1. Written Examination:

    Applicants have to qualify in the written test for getting admission into this course. The written examination is held at different locations all over the country.
  2. Personal Interview:

    A panel of educators and maritime professionals interview the candidates to assess their communication skills, clarity of thought, leadership skills, maturity and reasoning abilities. Any extracurricular achievements by the candidate will be an added advantage.
  3. Medical Examination:

    The Directorate General of Shipping appoints medical practitioners to examine all selected candidates. They should meet the medical requirements as laid down by the DG.
  4. Psychometric Test:

    The certified psychologists assess the mental condition of the candidate to determine whether they are suitable for shipping operations.

Diploma Nautical Science Admissions for 2019 - 2020 Academic Year

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