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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Q : which is the best course to become the deck officer? bsc nautical science or diploma in nautical science after completing my b.tech in mechanical engineering

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Q : i can get admission in this batch?

Ans : 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 : Sir i have got 64% in PCM...I WANT 2 know about entrance exam for marine engeeniaring

Ans : COC3 course at IIMS ,Karnataka after 10+2 provides you with the stipend paid on board ship training paying 10000-25000 / month. after which students get placed at salaries ranging from Rs. 1.5- 2 lacs a month. Time period of course is 2 years( approx.) including 12-18 months of stipend paid training.Students of PCM / Commerce with Maths are eligible for one module whereas students of all three streams ARTS/SCIENCE/COMMERCE are eligible for another module . contact yatin26 at gmail 09212333701

Q : I HAVE COMPLETED MY B.TECH IN ELECTRONICS AND COMMUNICATION ,WANT TO JOIN FOR THE HND COURSE IN MARINE ENGINEERING.IS THIS POSSIBLE.PLEASE HELP ME

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

Q : What is the criteria for getting into Merchant Navy

Ans : 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,chennai 09198190676 mail:rajnish.naresh@gmail.com

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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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