The above program is duly approved by Director General of Shipping, Government of India. The design of the course is as per the guidelines laid down by the Directorate. This training provides a school (X+II) (‘A’ Level) leaver sure path to become a qualified Deck Officer.
The candidate undergoes a 12 months two semester residential
Pre-sea training at IMI where apart from the academics he will undergo practical training in seamanship apart from familiarizing him with various aspects in workshop comprising of Carpentry, Plumbing, Machine Shop, Electrical shop and Hot-work. Also required to Mandatory STCW course as required for seafarers. On successful completion of the semester 1 & 2
Diploma in Nautical Science being awarded by Indian Maritime University (IMU).
On completion of the pre-sea training he undertake the sea phase comprising of 18 months comprising semester 3, 4 & 5 of on board ship residential training along with correspondence course with Indian Maritime University (IMU). On successful completion of Phase 2 (semester 3, 4 & 5) IMU will award the trainee with
Advance Diploma in Nautical Science.
After obtaining Advance Diploma in Nautical Science, Trainee required to undergo 4 months post-sea training in any training institute (2 Mate Function). On successful completion of the training & passing the exam he will be awarded Certificate of Competency by Director General of Shipping and
B.Sc. Degree in (Nautical Science) by IMU.
10 + 2 (‘A’ Levels) with Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics with minimum 55% marks in PCM or B.Sc. Graduates with 55% marks in the final year. Minimum 50% marks in English at 10 + 2 or 10th level is must. Should be fluent in written and spoken English. Required to clear the OPEN-NET Examination conducted by IMU.
Not exceeding 25 years as on the date of commencement of training (subject to DG’s guidelines).
Medically fit with eyesight 6/6, without external aids. No colour blindness.
NB: IMI also conduct selection test for sponsorship for companies of repute. Interested candidates may fill in their application for in the month of April-May for August Batch and October – November for the February batch. The application fee – Rs. 1000/- which can be paid either in cash or by demand draft favoring ‘International Maritime Institute’ payable at Delhi.