Courses offered : Undergraduate courses offered are B.Tech (Marine Engineering), B.Tech (Naval Architecture & Ocean Engineering), B.Sc (Ship Building & Repair), B.Sc (Maritime Science), B.Sc (Nautical Science), BBA (Logistics, Retailing & E-Commerce)
About Indian Maritime University (IMU) : IMU was established on Nov 14, 2008 as a teaching and affiliating university under the Ministry of Shipping, Government of India, with Chennai as headquarters. There were 6 renowned legacy teaching-cum-research institutes under the Ministry of Shipping, and these were subsumed under the Indian Maritime University in November 2008. The 3 institutes in Mumbai, namely, the Training Ship Chanakya, the Lal Bahadur Shastri College of Advanced Maritime Studies & Research, and the Marine Engineering Research Institute became the Mumbai campus of the Indian Maritime University. The 2 institutes in Kolkata, namely, the Marine Engineering Research Institute and the Indian Institute of Port Management became the Kolkata campus of the University. The National Ship Design and Research Centre in Visakhapatnam and the National Maritime Academy in Chennai became the Visakhapatnam and Chennai campuses respectively of the University. Post-November 2008, Kochi Campus was set up - in 2009. The University also has 24 Affiliated Institutes.
Note : BBA programme is being introduced from 2017-18 session and there is no entrance exam for admission to BBA. Info on the same is not covered here. Please read the prospectus for information on application procedure & related details.
Campuses & Courses
(i) Out of the various campuses of IMU, B.Tech in Marine Engg is offered at Kolkata and Mumbai, Naval Arch & Ocean Engg is offered at Vishakhapatnam and Cochin.
(ii) In the affiliated institutes, Marine Engg is offered at Coimbatore, Cochin, Chennai, New Delhi, Pune, Madurai, Mumbai.
(iii) In the affiliated institutes, BSc (SBR) is offered at Palakkad and Noida (UP). BSc (NS) is offered at Chennai and Pune
(i) Online Counselling will be limited to admissions to IMU Campuses only. Candidates will be required to pay Rs.10,000/- (Non-refundable) for registering for the Online Counselling of IMU.
(ii) Affiliated Institutes will NOT be included for the process of Online Counselling. Students who have cleared the Online CET and are desirous of seeking admissions to Affiliated Institutes should approach the respective Affiliated Institute directly.
(i) 15% of the total seats available to Indian Nationals are reserved for eligible candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes, 7.5% for Scheduled Tribe and 27% Seats are reserved for Other Backward Class (OBC) candidates belonging to non- creamy layer (NCL). For applicants belonging to SC/ST, a relaxation of 5% of the aggregate marks will be considered for all programmes except in English subject marks.
(ii) Reservation of seats for Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep and Minicoy Islands, Eight North Eastern States (including Sikkim) and Jammu & Kashmir in IMU, Campuses : Maximum number of seats reserved in a given Academic Year for the U.G Programmes put together in all IMU Campuses shall as follows :
a) Andaman and Nicobar Islands - 20 seats
b) Lakshadweep and Minicoy Islands - 10 seats
c) Eight North Eastern States (including Sikkim) - 40 seats
d) Jammu and Kashmir - 10 seats
Note for Andaman & Nicobar candidates : For Candidates native to Andaman & Nicobar Islands or domiciled there for at least five years, a separate CET for UG programmes only will be conducted by the Andaman & Nicobar Administration on behalf of IMU.
Medical standards : Strict medical fitness standards applicable. Please refer prospectus for details.