B.Sc. Nautical Science – 3 Years | HIMT College

B.Sc. Nautical Science

  • Course Duration : 3 Years

  • Approved by : D.G Shipping Govt.Of India
  • Approval No : TR/A/119/2016

  • Affiliated by : Indian Maritime University (IMU)
  • Approval No : IMU-HQ/C/12/3/01/104/2021

  • Entrance Test : IMU-CET

  • Department : Deck

  • Course Commencement : Aug

The three-years B.Sc. Nautical Science course is a residential 3-year undergraduate program that prepares students for a career as a deck officer in the merchant navy or in the maritime industry. It is affiliated to Indian Maritime University (IMU) and is approved by the Directorate General of Shipping, Ministry of Shipping(Government of India). Graduates of the program are qualified to work as deck officers on ships of all sizes and types, including cargo vessels, tankers, passenger ships, and offshore vessels.

All candidates applying for B.Sc Nautical Science Course also needs 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, and for the modalities of appearing for the CET.

ELIGIBILITY

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONAGE LIMITMEDICAL EXAMINATION
Candidates must have completed 10+2 with Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics (PCM) as mandatory subjects from a recognized board.

Minimum Marks:
60% aggregate marks in PCM in 12th Std.
50% marks in English subject in 10th/12th Std.

Note: Candidates need to get an IMU-CET Rank
Minimum Age Limit- 17 Years.

Maximum Age Limit:
Male:
General-25 years, OBC (NCL) – 28 years, (SC/ST-30 years)

Female:
General-27 years, OBC (NCL) – 30 years(SC/ST-32 years)

Note: The reference date for calculation of the age will be 01.08.2024

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Eye-Sight:
Unaided vision: 1.0(6/6) in better eye and 0.67(6/9) in another eye.

Eye Health:
No eye conditions, full eye movement, normal pupil response, excellent binocular vision. No color blindness, tested with Ishihara Chart.

Physical Fitness:
Candidates seeking admission to this Programme must be medically fit and need to produce certificate of medical fitness issued by D.G.Shipping Approved Doctors.

The Medical Fitness Test can also be done with our in-house DGS Approved Doctor, at additional charges.

Click Here to find the list of all D.G.Shipping Approved Doctors

Candidates must have completed 10+2 with Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics (PCM) as mandatory subjects from a recognized board.

Minimum Marks:
60% aggregate marks in PCM in 12th Std.
50% marks in English subject in 10th/12th Std.

Note: Candidates need to get an IMU-CET Rank

Minimum Age Limit- 17 Years.

Maximum Age Limit:
Male:
General-25 years, OBC (NCL) – 28 years, (SC/ST-30 years)

Female:
General-27 years, OBC (NCL) – 30 years(SC/ST-32 years)

Note: The reference date for calculation of the age will be 01.08.2024

Click Here to find Age Calculator

Eye-Sight:
Unaided vision: 1.0(6/6) in better eye and 0.67(6/9) in another eye.

Eye Health:
No eye conditions, full eye movement, normal pupil response, excellent binocular vision. No color blindness, tested with Ishihara Chart.

Physical Fitness:
Candidates seeking admission to this Programme must be medically fit and need to produce certificate of medical fitness issued by D.G.Shipping Approved Doctors.

The Medical Fitness Test can also be done with our in-house DGS Approved Doctor, at additional charges.

Click Here to find the list of all D.G.Shipping Approved Doctors

IMU – Common Entrance Test (IMU-CET) Schedule

EVENTDATE
Date of Commencement of Online Registration18.03.2024
Last date for Online Registration05.05.2024
Date of IMU-CET Examination08.06.2024
Date for Publication of Results on IMU website (Tentative)Within 5 days from the date of IMU-CET
To know the detailed eligibility conditions

FEE STRUCTURE

PARTICULARSFEE (Rs)
Application Fee999/-
Course Fees Per Year*3,25,000/-
Caution Deposit (Refundable)25,000/-

*Course Fees include Accommodation, Food, Workshops, Laboratory, Library, Uniform & Books.

Notes

  • We offer scholarships for deserving students. Click here to find the list of scholarships.
  • Examination Fees & yearly IMU Programme Fees are additional and have to be paid by the candidate to Indian Maritime University (IMU).
  • The course fees can be paid Semester-Wise from 2nd Year. Subsequent Semester fees have to be paid Online prior to 1st May and 1st Nov.
  • The Application Fee paid is non-refundable
  • As per D. G. Shipping Guidelines, passport is mandatory to join the course.
  • Caution Deposits are refundable at the end of the course after adjustments of laundry charges & damages, breakages etc., if any.
  • Fees paid is forfeited if withdrawn from the Course after the course commencement.
  • ⁠Admissions are subject to meeting the mandatory requirement of course.
  • All fees can be paid online. We offer Net Banking, UPI, Credit Card, and Debit Card. ⁠Cash/Cheque payments are not entertained.

ADMISSION PROCESS

Programme Structure

Semester I

S. NoTheoryPractical Laboratories/Workshops
1English & Human FactorsPhysics (Practical)
2MathematicsElectronics (Practical)
3Physics
4Electronics
5General Ship knowledge
6Terrestrial Navigation
7Soft Skills I

Semester II

S. NoTheoryPractical Laboratories/Workshops
1Applied MathematicsApplied Physics & Electricity (Practical)
2Applied Physics & ElectricityComputer Science (Practical)
3Computer ScienceEnglish Communication Lab
4Ship Construction
5Ship Operation Technology
6Environmental Studies

Semester III

S. NoTheoryPractical Laboratories/Workshops
1Celestial Navigation –ISeamanship Lab – I (Practical)
2Ship Stability – IMarine Engineering Workshop – I (Practical)
3Marine Engineering, Automation & Control Systems–I
4Chart Work & Collision Prevention Regulations
5Cargo Handling & Stowage–I
6Bridge Equipment & Watch keeping –I
7Soft Skills II
8Artificial Intelligence
9Machine Learning

Semester IV

S. NoTheoryPractical Laboratories/Workshops
1
Celestial Navigation – II
Seamanship Lab – II (Practical)
2Ship Stability– IIMarine Engineering Workshop – II (Practical)
3Cargo Handling & Stowage –II
4Marine Engineering, Automation & Control Systems–II
5Meteorology
6Critical Thinking and Leadership & Soft Skills
7Cyber Security
8Internet of Things
9Blockchain Technology

Semester V

S. NoTheoryPractical Laboratories/Workshops
1Coastal Navigation & Collision Prevention RegulationsShip Operation Technology Lab (Practical)
2Naval Architecture- INavigation Lab I (Practical)
3Life Saving & Fire Fighting Appliances
4Specialized Cargo Handling & Stowage
5Marine Environmental Protection
6Bridge Equipment & Watch keeping -II
7Maritime Risk Management

Semester VI

S. NoTheoryPractical Laboratories/Workshops
1Voyage Planning & ECDISNavigation Lab II (Practical)
2Naval Architecture – II
3Ship Maintenance and Emergencies
4Ship Manoeuvring & Collision Prevention Regulations
5IMO & International Conventions
6Human Resource Development & Shipping Management

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