B.Sc (Hons.) Marine and Composites Technology
International Maritime Institute (IMI) Delhi/NCR

Type: Bachelors Degree

Category: Merchant Navy, Maritime & Nautical Science

Sub Category: Merchant Navy

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About B.Sc (Hons.) Marine and Composites Technology Course

Here are the details of B.Sc (Hons.) Marine and Composites Technology Course including duration, Eligibility, Admission Criteria, Fees and Syllabus.

This programme is designed for those seeking qualification as a Marine Engineer as well as looking at opportunities for job abroad and comprise of integrated academic and professional vocational training for 3 years. The programme comprises of academic and vocational studies for 3 years plus 6 months of practical training onboard ships.

This 2-year programme will be undertaken at two venues –
2 years at IMI campus at Greater Noida under Edexcel (UK) leading to award of Higher National Diploma (HND) awarded by Edexcel (UK) and 1year at University of Plymouth (UoP). The final year of study continues both the academic and professional development including marine workshop technology besides composite designing. Research project in a chosen field will form a significant element of the course. On successfully completing the above programme UoP will award a degree of B.Sc. (Hons.) Marine & Composite Technology.

After completing the requisite 6 months sea phase, Certificate of Competency examination for Engineer Officer of the Watch EOOW from the UK (equivalent to Class IV Indian), is taken, entitling one to sail on board merchant Navy ships as a certified Engineering Officer in-charge of an Engineering watch. The accompanying flow chart details the career path.

The entire Degree programme will comprise of academic and vocational studies for 3 years plus 6 months of practical training onboard ship.

This degree also provides an excellent opportunity to enter the international shipping industry as a qualified Engineer officer. With the academic knowledge and skills acquired in the marine field as also in composite engineering in the third year along with the research component in the curriculum, it opens up numerous career opportunities in the shore-based industry, both marine as well as non-marine. 
FAQ' s

Salient Features : 
The salient features of this system which provides a path to the UK system of Maritime training and education are as follows:
1. Provides a path for a foreign certification.
2. Provides a degree from the University of Plymouth.
3. Provides a Diploma viz Higher National Diploma in both in Marine engineering &     Nautical Studies.
4. The status as per students Visa permits 20 hours of work per week (provides an     opportunity to earn living & food expenses).
5. Gives an opportunity to remain at UK for a period of 1 year. Can try for a shore job      in UK.
6. The Graduation provides an opportunity for further study at UK (Post graduation)
7. The Certificate of Competency is valid to serve on almost all major shipping     companies
8. These are non-residential courses
9. Cost effective programme , option of obtaining diploma after training in India for both  years leads to significant cost savings.

Fee Includes : 
Includes training visits and sea acquaintance.
Lunch on campus
Issue of basic set of Books
Fees includes cost of uniforms
Cadets must follow the non Indian scheme of education
For course details/eligibility/selection criteria/fee structure refer to brochure.

Eligibility Criteria :
Educational qualification: For both the courses minimum education required is 10+2 with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics in 12th. IELTS score of 6.5 or more or TOFEL score 570+ or above.

Age :
Age preferably not more than 20 years on the day of commencement of the course.
Medical Fitness :
Should be in robust health with no physical impairment. Eyesight with binocular vision should be 6/6 for nautical course whereas for Engineering course +2.5 will be acceptable. No colour blindness is permitted. 

Special Features About B.Sc (Hons.) Marine and Composites Technology

  • EntranceExam EntranceExam: IELTS - 6.5, TOFEL- 570+
  • Placement Placement: -
  • Average Salary Average Salary: -
  • Fees Fees: Rs. 5,45,000/-
  • Syllabus Syllabus:

About the College

International Maritime Institute (IMI) was established in 1991 by 12 eminent professionals from the maritime fraternity determined to pool together resources, expertise and long broad-based maritime experience to establish an institution in response to the severe manpower shortage facing the shipping industry worldwide. A training school for seagoing cadets was a long felt need in the north of India from where 60-70% of the seafaring manpower hails and IMI was born – a unique training institution geared to meet the challenges of today and tomorrow. 

An excellent infrastructure for training facilities backed by a committed Management and Staff, and a serene ambience that offers the most conducive learning environment for Merchant navy personnel, make IMI a leading marine institution – at par with the best in the world.

IMI justifiably takes pride in its excellent reputation for quality training. Equipped with the latest shipboard working instrumentation and maritime teaching systems and a marine workshop, the institute maintains a  close liaison with the maritime industry. It is an effort to respond readily to the industry’s changing needs and demands, with courses being developed and upgraded constantly.

What gives IMI cadets a decided edge over others is their high proficiency in English, good education and family background reinforced with uncompromising standards in disciplined training.

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Ans : yes you can join... PLACEMENT BEFORE COURSE COMMENCEMENT Booking Of seats(NO DONATION) started for the course commencing on 2nd February at International Maritime Academy. Course:DIPLOMA---NAUTICAL SCIENCE(1 year duration) LIMITED SEATS Contact Er.Rajnish ADMISSION OFFICER IMA 09198190676 mail:rajnish.naresh@gmail.com

Q : Joining marchant nevy after 10th or 12th . Which class is supirior......

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Dear Rishab,

The minimum eligibility for courses in nautical science and Marine engineering is 10+2 or an equivalent examination with physics, chemistry and mathematics. He should also pass a medical fitness test for sea service under standard norms and with eyesight 6/6 with no color blindness.
Candidates wishing to enter the navigational and engineering fields of Merchant Navy need to complete a Bachelors degree in Nautical Science or Marine engineering, before they can gain admission to the field.

Q : Sir I'm final year student from EEE next for which course will be suitable in marine engineering diploma for merchant , maritime and nautical science

Q : students opted for commerce with computer can go for merchant navy &best institute in india&salary offered after course

Ans : contact at - yatin26 at gmail/09212333701

Q : Dear Sir, Am appeard BE(E& TC).I like to start a career with merchant navy.Is it possible for me to get such a career with my current qualification?Or else should i need to take any other course or training. Please help me with your valuable suggetion.Am looking forward for your kind reply. or collages 4 this & thair criteria

Ans : dear u can undergo GEC course to get converted to marine engineer. The GEC course is for the duration of around 15 months and the entire training is completed in 3 phases as under: Phase 1: 5 months Pre-Sea training at Academy in Bangkok Phase 2: 8 months Sea training on board Ship. (You shall be paid a stipend of around USD 200 – 400 per month depending on the Ship. (The Institute assures 100/% Placements for sea training on board ships which is a pre - requisite to get the job with the Shipping Companies.) Phase 3: 2 months Final training at Academy in UK starting salary Rs. 1.5 lakhs-2 lakhs contact for further details yatin26 at gmail / 09212333701


Comments / Reviews / Queries B.Sc (Hons.) Marine and Composites Technology

  • SIR,PLEASE TELL ME HOW 2 JOIN MERCHANT NAVY Posted By : TARUN TIWARI, on 18-05-2012 20:08:33
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  • I want to know about the cost of this program Posted By : md somsher ali, on 29-07-2011 16:43:08
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  • i have pass class 12th with 54% i am having subjects physics , chemistry , biology , information practices , english and physical education can i eligible for any marine courses Posted By : manu kashyap, on 21-06-2011 23:48:57
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  • Ihave attained diploma in fisheries and aquactic science i wish to apply B.Sc on marine and composites tecnology.I am working with kenya marine and Fisheries Instutite.I am 40 years old female by sex.How can i get admission forms on line Posted By : sarah n mogwasi, on 17-11-2010 06:09:22
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  • Sir I passed 10+2 in 2006 nd I join ur academy nd give me full information of this course B.Sc (Hons.) Marine and Composites Technology nd Entrance exam date Posted By : Autl kumar Gupta, on 18-10-2010 20:01:44
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