Admissions at Maritime Uty: Apply by May 13
Kochi: Indian Maritime University, a central University under the Ministry of Shipping, East Coast Road, Uthandi, Chennai- 600 119, has invited applications for admission to the various UG and PG programmes of the IMU Campuses and its Affiliated Institutes.
The following programmes are offered by the Indian Maritime University in its Campuses and Affiliated Institutes.
(i) B.Tech (Marine Engineering – 4 years) (Kolkata, Mumbai)
(ii) B.Tech (Naval Architecture & Ocean Engineering-4 years) (Vishakhapatnam)
(iii) B.Sc (Ship Building & Repair-3 years) (Cochin
(iv) B.Sc (Maritime Science-3 years) (Mumbai)
(v) B.Sc (Nautical Science-3 years) (Mumbai, Chennai)
(vi) Diploma in Nautical Science (1 year) leading to B.Sc. (Applied Nautical Science) (Mumbai, Chennai, Cochin)
(i) MBA (Port and Shipping Management-2 years) (Chennai, Cochi)
(ii) MBA (International Transportation and Logistics Management-2 years) (Kolkata, Chennai, Cochi)
(iii) M.Tech (Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering-2) (Visakhapatnam)
(iv) M.Tech (Dredging and Harbour Engineering-2) (Visakhapatnam)
(v) Postgraduate Diploma programmes
In addition, a 1-Year Post Graduate Diploma in Marine Engineering Research Programmes (PGDME) is offered at Mumbai and Cochin. Ph.D programme is being conducted at IMU Visakhapatnam Campus.
Academic eligibility for various Programmes
For admission to B.Tech in Marine Engineering & Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering), B.Sc in Nautical Science; Maritime Science; Ship Building and Repair; DNS programme leading to B.Sc (Applied Nautical Science); applicant should have passed 10+2 / equivalent with 60% marks in aggregate in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics & 50% in English. In case of SC/ST applicants there will be a 5% relaxation in eligibility marks except for English. Admissions to Diploma in Nautical Science leading to B.Sc. (Applied Nautical Science) programme in affiliated Institutes are open only to ‘sponsored candidates’, those sponsored by Ship Owning or Managing Companies who qualify in IMU’s CET for UG programmes.
For DNS, those with B.Sc (PCM) / B.Sc (Electronics with Physics as individual subject in one of the years) with a minimum of 50% marks OR B.E./B.Tech from IIT or college recognised by AICTE with a minimum of 50% marks are eligible.
All applicants to 3-year B.Sc (Nautical Science), 3-year B.Sc (Maritime Science) and 1-year Diploma in Nautical Science (DNS) course leading to B.Sc (Applied Nautical Science), need to fulfil the guidelines of the Director-General of Shipping, Mumbai with regard to physical fitness. The prospective candidates are required to produce a medical fitness certificate in the prescribed format issued by a Medical Officer approved by Directorate General of Shipping. Only unmarried candidates are eligible to apply for DNS, B.Sc (Nautical Science) and B.Sc (Maritime Science). Candidates desirous of joining these courses are advised to apply for Passport before taking admission.
Fee for B.Sc (Nautical Science); B.Sc (Maritime Science) and DNS, fee for male cadets, is Rs 2,20,000/-per annum and that for female cadets, is Rs. 1,40,000/- per annum. For B.Sc (Ship Building and Repair), the fees for residential candidates is Rs.2,00,000/-per year which includes Food. Fee for Marine Engineering for males is 2,25,000/- per year and for Females, is Rs.1,45,000/- per year. For Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering, fees for all the candidates (Male & Female) is Rs.2,25,000/- per annum
Those with Engineering Diploma in Marine/Mechanical are eligible for lateral entry (into second year) to B.Tech (Marine Engineering). Those with Diploma in Ship Building Technology from Goa Ship Building Institute and B.Sc (SBR) from IMU Kochi campus are eligible for lateral entry (into second year) for B.Tech (Naval Architecture & Ocean Engineering).
For admission to UG Programmes, applicant should be at least 17 years of age as on 1st August 2016. Maximum age fixed is 25 years. For Scheduled Castes (SC) & Schedule Tribe candidates (ST), the maximum age is relaxed by 5 years.
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). A total of 3% of the seats is reserved for Differently abled (DA) candidates wherever applicable.
Qualifying Examination (QE) for UG Courses are the following
(i) The final examination of the 10+2 system, conducted by any recognized Central/State Board, such as Central Board of Secondary Education, New Delhi; Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations, New Delhi; etc.
(ii) Intermediate or two-year Pre-University examination conducted by a recognized Board/University
(iii) Final examination of the two-year course of the Joint Services wing of the National Defence Academy
(iv) General Certificate Education(GCE) examination(London/Cambridge/Srilanka) at the Advanced(A)level
(v) High School Certificate Examination of the Cambridge University or International Baccalaureate Diploma of the International Baccalaureate Office, Geneva
(vi) H.S.C vocational examination
(vii) Senior Secondary School Examination conducted by the National Institute of Open Schooling with a minimum of five subjects
(viii) A Diploma recognized by AICTE or a state board of technical education of at least 3 year duration
(ix) Any Public School/Board/University examination in India or in any foreign country recognized as equivalent to the 10+2 system by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU)
Those who are going to appear in the qualifying examination later than 31st May 2016 are not eligible to appear in Online CET 2016. In case the relevant QE is not a public examination, the candidate must have passed at least one public (Board or Pre-University) examination at an earlier level. Those who had secured less than 60% marks overall in Physics-Chemistry-Mathematics (PCM) in Class XII examination and had taken the examination again in order to improve their marks and secured more than 60% in PCM) and / or ‘Compartmental Candidates’ (those who had failed in one or more subjects in Class XII examination and had appeared in the examination again and passed) subject to the condition that such Improvement / Compartmental candidates should have reappeared in the examinations conducted by the Same Board; in other words candidates who had changed the Boards (e.g., from CBSE to NIOS) are not eligible.
For admission to MBA Port & Shipping Management and MBA in International Transportation & Logistics Management, applicant should have a Bachelor’s degree in any discipline with minimum of 50% marks, from Recognized universities and a minimum of 50% marks in English in 10th/ 12th/ UG Degree. In case of SC/ST candidates there will be a 5% relaxation in eligibility marks; however it will not apply to English marks.
For admission to M.Tech in Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering & M.Tech In Dredging and Harbour Engineering, applicant should be a Graduate Engineer in Mechanical / Civil / Aeronautical / Marine / Naval Architecture or equivalent with 60% aggregate. In case of SC/ST candidates there will be a 5% relaxation in eligibility marks. Fees for all the Candidates (Male& Female) is Rs. 2,25,000/- per year.
For PhD (Non-residential) at Vishakhapatnam, applicant should hold a Post graduate degree in Marine Engineering/Naval Architecture. Fees for all the Candidates (Male & Female) will be Rs10,000/- per annum. PhD admissions will be announced separately.
Selection to all Programmes will be through Common Entrance Tests (CETs) to be held online from 2 pm to 5 pm on 4th June, 2016 at Agra, Ahmedabad, Allahabad, Bangalore, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Cochin, Coimbatore, Dehradun, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kanpur, Kolkata, Kota, Lucknow, Meerut, Mumbai, Muzaffurpur, Nagpur, New Delhi, Patna, Pune, Raipur, Ranchi, Shimla, Siliguri, Srinagar, Trivandrum, Varanasi and Visakhapatnam.
There will be CET for UG Programmes, another CET common to the two MBA programmes and yet another CET common to the two M.Tech programmes.
CET for UG programmes will have questions from Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry, English, General Knowledge and Aptitude at Plus 2 level (CBSE, ISE and State Boards).
CET for the 2 MBA programmes will have questions from Quantitative ability, Data interpretation, Verbal ability and Logical reasoning. In the CET for the 2 M.Tech programmes, questions will be from English, General Knowledge, Aptitude, Mathematics and General Engineering.
The questions will be of multiple choice type. There will be no negative marking for wrong answers. Candidates who are shortlisted based on CET scores will be required to register for Online Counselling for allotment of seats to the various Programmes of IMU Campuses. This will be followed by verification of original mark sheets and certificates, physical fitness clearance, etc.
Online counselling will be limited to admissions in to IMU Campuses only. Affiliated Institutes will not be included for the process of Online Counselling. Those who have cleared the CET and are desirous of seeking admissions to Affiliated Institutes may approach the Institutes directly.
How to apply
Application Fee for applying online for CET is Rs.1000/- for General candidates and Rs.700/-, for Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe candidates. Application Fee has to be paid online only at http://www.imu.edu.in/
Online Registration for CET can be done up to 5.30 pm on 13th May, 2016. Hall Ticket can be downloaded from the website from 20th May 2016.
For candidates native to Andaman & Nicobar Islands or domiciled there for at least five years, separate CET for UG Programmes will be conducted by Andaman & Nicobar Administration on behalf of IMU. Such candidates need not apply here. However, the candidates applying for MBA / M.Tech Programmes should register online here.
For more details, visit http://www.imu.edu.in/ and refer to the Academic Brochure that can be downloaded from this site.