Admission notification for UG and PG courses at Indian Maritime University

Indian Maritime University (IMU) has invited application for various under graduates(UG) and post graduate(PG) courses for the academic year. This article provides the essential details such as eligibility criteria, selection and application procedure, programmes offered and their fee structure and important dates. For complete information, read the complete article.

Indian Maritime University

Indian Maritime University is a central University established in the year 2008. IMU has established campuses in six different cities: Chennai, Cochin, Kandla Port , Kolkata, Mumbai and Visakhapatnam. Apart from this, 38 maritime institutions are affiliated to it. The maritime studies programme offered by the University has been designed to provide excellent knowledge in the field of oceanography, logistics, transportation, maritime history and law and other areas. After the completion of studies, the students can develop their career as manager in shipping, port or other infrastructure sector.

Programmes offered at IMU with duration

  1. Diploma in Nautical Science(DNS) leading to B.Sc Nautical Science

  2. B.Sc Nautical Science (3 years)

  3. B.Sc Maritime Science (3 years)

  4. B.Tech (Marine Engineering) (4 years)

  5. PG Diploma in Marine Engineering (1 year)

  6. B.Sc Ship Building and Repair (3 years)

  7. B.Tech Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering (4 years)

  8. M.Tech Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering (2 years)

  9. M.Tech Dredging and Harbour Engineering (2 years)

  10. MBA Port and Shipping (2 years)

  11. MBA Logistics (2 years)

  12. MBA Infrastructure (2 years)

  13. LL.M (Maritime Law) 2 years

Salient features of the various programmes

  1. DNS, B.Sc., B.Tech and M.Tech programmes are residential.

  2. MBA and LL.M programmes are non-residential.

  3. All candidates have to present medical fitness certificate issued by medical officer of Directorate General of shipping.

Fee structure for different programmes

  1. Annual fees for B.Sc programmes and diploma in nautical sciences is Rs. 2,20,000 for male candidates and 1,40,500 for female candidates.

  2. Annual fees for B.Tech programmes is Rs. 2,25,000 for male cadets and 1, 43,000 for female cadets.

  3. Annual fees for M.Tech programme is Rs. 2, 25,000 for both male and female candidates.

  4. Annual fees for MBA and LL.M programme is Rs. 2, 00,000 for all the candidates.

  5. Annual fees for PG Diploma in Marine Engineering is Rs. 3, 00,000

Eligibility criteria

  1. The candidate should have passed qualifying examination in the first attempt in the year 2012. The candidates appearing for the qualifying examination before September 30, 2013 can also apply

  2. Candidates applying for DNS and B.Sc. programme should be unmarried.

  3. Candidates applying for under graduate course (B.Sc./B.Tech)should have scored minimum 60% marks in 10+2 with PCM and English as a compulsory subject.

  4. Candidates applying for M.Tech course should have secured minimum of 60% marks in relevant field.

  5. Candidates applying for MBA programme should have passed graduation in any discipline with at least 50% marks.

  6. Candidates applying for LL.M course should have done graduation in law and have secured minimum of 50% marks.

Application procedure

  1. Download the bank challan from the official website of Indian Maritime University.

  2. Make the payment at any branch of State Bank of India. The cost of application form is Rs. 1000(General) and Rs. 700(SC/ST) category.

  3. Fill the application form online. Remember to have scanned copy of the photograph while filling the application form. Provide the necessary details correctly and upload the photograph.

  4. Take out the printout of the application form.

  5. Send the application form enclosed with supporting documents and institution copy of bank challan at the following address:

    Admission Cell,
    Indian Maritime University,
    East Coast Road,
    Chennai –600 119

  6. Last date for receipt of duly filled application form at the specified address is May 10, 2013.

Documents to be enclosed with the application form

  1. Photocopy of caste certificate(applicable to SC/ST/OBC (Non-creamy layer) Category and DA

  2. Photocopy of certificate of class X/equivalent examination to support the proof of age.

  3. Photocopy of class 10+2 pass certificate and marks sheet.

  4. Photocopy of provisional degree certificate and marks sheet

  5. University Copy of application fee challan

  6. Candidates appearing the qualifying exam should present the document at time of counseling.

Selection procedure

  1. All the candidates will have to appear for common entrance test( CET 2013).

  2. On the basis of CET score, the selected candidates will be called for counseling/group discussion/ personal interview(as applicable).

Important dates

  1. Last date for receipt of application form is May 10, 2013.

  2. Admit cards can be downloaded from May 25, 2013 onwards.

  3. Scheduled dates for CET 2013 is June 1, 2013.

  4. Group discussion and personal interview is scheduled to be held on June 21 and 22, 2013

  5. Counseling of under graduate programmes will be done between 3rd-8th July, 2013

  6. Commencement of classes begins on August 1, 2013.

Contact information of Indian Maritime University

  1. Address:Indian Maritime University Chennai,
    East Coast Road,
    Uthandi, Chennai 600 119

  2. Telephone: (044) 2453 0343 / 345

  3. Email:

  4. Website:

Other Campuses of Indian Maritime University

  1. Indian Maritime University Kandla Port Campus
    Address: Port Colony, New Kandla –370 210, Kutch

  2. Indian Maritime University,Kochi Campus
    Address: (Located on NH47-A),
    Near Alexander Parambithara Bridge
    Willingdon Island-South end, Reclamation Area
    Telephone: (0484) 2989402/2118542/ (0484) 2668641(MBA Block)

  3. Indian Maritime University Kolkata Campus
    • Campus 1:
      Address: Marine Engineering & Research Institute
      P-19, Taratalla road, Kolkata-700088
      Telephone: 033- 2401 4673/ 76/78

    • Campus 2:
      Address: Indian Institute of Port Management
      Subhas Bhavan,
      2nd Floor, 40,
      Circular Garden Beach Road,
      Kolkata- 700 043
      Telephone: 033- 2439 4123/24

  4. Indian Maritime University Mumbai campus
    • Campus 1:
      Address: T S Chanakya
      Karave, Nerul, Navi Mumbai-400706
      Telephone (022) 27703876/27701935

    • Campus 2:Indian Maritime University, MERI, Mumbai
      Address: Hay Bunder Road,
      Telephone: (022) 23723577 / 23725987 / 23774261

    • Campus 3:Indian Maritime University, LBS, MUMBAI
      Address: Hay Bunder Road,
      Telephone: (022) 23719932/35/36/40/41/44/46
      E-mail :


  5. Indian Maritime University Visakhapatnam Campus
    Address: NSDRC
    PO Gandhigram,
    Visakhapatnam-530 005.
    Telephone: (0891) 258360/64

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