Higher National Diploma in Nautical Science
Vels Academy of Maritime Studies Chennai

Type: Diploma

Category: Merchant Navy, Maritime & Nautical Science

Sub Category: Nautical Science

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About Higher National Diploma in Nautical Science Course

Here are the details of Higher National Diploma in Nautical Science Course including duration, Eligibility, Admission Criteria, Fees and Syllabus.

The first year of the HND Nautical Science Course will be conducted at VAMS, Chennai, and the second year of study will be conducted at GCNS, Glasgow.
Phase 1 is of 39 weeks at VAMS, followed by 38 weeks at GCNS. Thereafter, 15 months of sea service are required to qualify for Deck Officer of the Watch Certificate of Competency (earlier known as Class 3 or Second Mates Certificate) examinations in the UK.

Entry Requirements :

Academic Standards : A pass in 10+2 or its equivalent examination with preferably minimum 60% aggregate in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics group, and preferably atleast 50% in English at 10th or 12th standard

Age : Preferably 17 to 20 years
Medical Standard : Candidate should be physically fit for sea service under standard norms, with minimum unaided vision 6/6 in each eye, and with no colour blindness.

Special Features About Higher National Diploma in Nautical Science

  • Placement Placement: Yes
  • Average Salary Average Salary: -
  • Fees Fees: Rs. 1,50,000/-
  • Syllabus Syllabus:

About the College

Vel's Academy of Maritime Studies is situated at Pallavaram, Chennai, about three kilometers from Chennai International and Domestic Airport. The Academy is headed by a Captain Superintendent and amongst its Faculty are highly proficient Lecturers (who are ex-Mariners) and Instructors, with years of experience on board ships and ashore, who take meticulous care to train the cadets to be future deck (navigating) officers. The Academy has three sophisticated workshops, a Simulator room, and three laboratories for giving cadets the necessary training. As a part of the curriculum, cadets are taken on board ships in Chennai harbour for shipboard familiarization. The course also prepares the candidates to pursue a career in shipping companies or shipping related activities ashore. Candidates who successfully complete training at this institute will be eligible for taking up jobs as navigating officers on board any ship sailing anywhere in the world. VAMS is the first institute in South India to be awarded an ISO 9001:2000 certification by Lloyds Register of Quality Assurance, London.

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Velan Nagar, P.V.Vaithiyalingam Road Pallavaram, Chennai 600117, India Tel       : Direct 044 22662506 Tel       : Epabx 044 22662512, 22662514 Fax      : 044 22662516 Mobile  : 9840365082

Email: dsps_pnp@yahoo.com

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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.

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Comments / Reviews / Queries Higher National Diploma in Nautical Science

  • is nautical science a good degree or after that there is a need of specalisation in this course.....which post do v get after completing hnd?? Posted By : suyog, on 14-08-2011 07:46:59
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  • My bro's son Munim Mahfuz intends to study Maritime Eng (aiming at obtaining Class 3 or Second Mates Certificate) examinations in the UK.He has obtained B.Sc degree from Bangladesh. But his age superseces by 3 years from the required age. Please let me know if he can get admission. What could be the total cost? Posted By : Munim Mahfuz, on 24-01-2011 01:06:34
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  • i wana join HND nautical science course.so what's d procedure to join..... Posted By : rishikesh omprakash yadav, on 10-12-2010 14:28:13
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  • full fee structure course duration Posted By : vikram singh, on 08-08-2010 07:42:43
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  • hi i want to take a educational lone on DNS one year couse. how can i takes..........pzs help Posted By : praveen k. gupta, on 20-07-2010 23:25:33
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  • i have passed the +2 and i got 45% and 63 in english.................can i get addmission in diploma in marine enginering Posted By : Rihan Akther , on 27-05-2010 09:11:06
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  • what is minimum qualification for hnd nautical science ? if candidate not aquire 60% aggregrate in PCM then he is eligible or not Posted By : lokinder singh, on 27-04-2010 11:58:59
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  • what is minimum qualification for hnd nautical science ? if candidate not aquire 60% aggregrate in PCM then he is eligible or not Posted By : lokinder singh, on 27-04-2010 11:56:41
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  • i have complited diploma in mechanical engg. please give total information about this course. Posted By : viraj b. porlekar, on 03-04-2010 03:14:43
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