List of Courses in Indian Maritime University, Chennai


The Indian Maritime University shortly called as IMU is located in the city of Chennai and the university came into existence in the year 2008 on the 14th of November. The university was established through the Indian Maritime University Act 2008 and it is located in the region called Utthandi in Chennai and the campuses of the university are located in Cochin, Visakhapatnam, Mumbai, Kolkata and Chennai.

Institutes merged with Indian Maritime University:

The names of government and government aided maritime training and research institutions that are merged with Indian Maritime University are given below:

National Ship Design & Research Centre, Visakhapatnam

Indian Institute of Port Management, Kolkata

National Maritime Academy, Chennai

T.S. Chanakya, Navi Mumbai

Lal Bahadur Shastri College of Advanced Maritime Studies and Research, Mumbai

Marine Engineering and Research Institute, Mumbai

Marine Engineering and Research Institute, Kolkata

Departments functioning in Indian Maritime University:

The following eight departments are functioning under Indian Maritime University:

Indian Water Transport

Naval Architecture & Ship Building

Maritime Law

Marine Sciences

Transport & Logistics

Marine Engineering

Nautical Scienes

Port Management

Courses offered:

The list of courses offered by the Indian Maritime University through its campuses is given below:

Courses offered at Cochin Campus:

Master’s Program in Maritime Law

Post Graduate Diploma in Marine Engineering

Master of Business Administration in Port & Shipping Management

Bachelor of Science in Ship Repair and Ship Building

One-year Diploma in Nautical Science leading to B. Sc Nautical Science

Courses offered by T.S. Chanakya, Navi Mumbai:

Basic Modular Courses for in-house cadets in

o Elementary First Aid

o Personal Survival Technique

o Personal Safety and Social Responsibility

o Fire prevention and fire fighting

GMDSS Course of two-week duration

Advanced Fire-fighting course of one-week duration

One-year Diploma course in Nautical Science

Three-year Bachelor of Science in Nautical Sciences

Port Courses:

Indian Maritime University offers training programme in all functional areas of port and shipping management for officials of ports and related sectors. The areas include the following:

Computer Applications

General Management

Human Resource Management



Traffic Operations

Marine Course:

Post Graduate Diploma in Marine Engineering

Nautical Course:

Diploma in Nautical Science leading to B. Sc Degree

Indian Maritime University offers admission to the student to the B. Sc Nautical Science course based on the merit secured by the candidates in the Common Entrance Examination, which is normally conducted during the month of February every year.



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9 Responses to “List of Courses in Indian Maritime University, Chennai”

  1. 9

    i have completed diploma in electrical engineering. how can i join marine engineering

  2. 8

    Which is courses of indian marine university

  3. 7
    umesh kumar k:

    sir, iam umesh kumar from kerala. my education qualification is, iam having 55% in 10th and around 63% in plus 2. but th problem is that my right eye is having 6/9 only. and left is correct as 6/5. so what i have to do for getting admission in imu. plz rplyy…

  4. 6

    Helo sr,
    I m anulal from kerala kollam. My age 22
    My 10th pass .maritime course 10th qulification course pls tel me..

  5. 5
    Theo pius:

    Do you run a PHD program in ports management or ports and shipping management at India maritime university?

  6. 4
    Admiralty Lawyer:

    The ships and maritime transport are nothing and cannot be managed correctly and efficiently without admiralty laws. Definitely should pay rich attention to the maritime laws and fit our companies to them.

  7. 3
    v arun:

    when are your gmdss courses and basic marine courses?

  8. 2
    Dixon joel:

    I im in t final year of B.E electrical.i want to do a pg course in IMU.Wat are the courses available and how can i join IMU after completing my electrical engineering. When will be the entrance exam for it. Waitin for reply

  9. 1
    Suraj khairaokar:

    T.S. CHANAKYA provide nautical science courses , what is the eligibility for that which entrance examination are required .is there any reserved seat for ex-serviceman please please reply my all this questions THANKYOU