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Sl. No. Name of the Course No. of Seats Remarks
1. Diploma in Nautical Science leading to B. Sc. Nautical Science 30 -
2. Post Diploma in Marine Engineering 24 -
3. G. P. Rating 20 6 seats reserved for Lakshadweep
4. Near Coastal Voyage - Under Approval

As per the approved guidelines of the Andaman and Nicobar Administration, the percentage of seats allotment to each category is listed below

Category Eligibility Seat( in %)
I Tribal 20
II Deputationist and Central Government employee, with transfer liability to serve outside the union territory, provided the candidates in this category have studied the last two years in the islands and passed the qualifying examination from a school in the islands 10
III Settlers who are settled prior to 1942 and those who were settled under various rehabilitation schemes introduced under various occupations of the islands. The seats in this category will be allocated as under:
  1. Pre-42 & Settler - 1/3rd
  2. Others settler 1/3rd
  3. Seat to be allocated on the basis of combined merit of (a) & (b) above - 1/3rd
IV Others who do not fall under any of the above categories but have 10yrs. of continous education in these islands. 20
V General merit opens to all the residents of A & N Islands irrespective of any classification. This will be subject to condition that the last two years in the islands and pass the qualifying examination from a school in the islands. Un - utilised seats of categories I, II, III & IV above
  1. Un-Utilized seats of category I-IV will be diverted to category V subject to be condition that the candidates in that the category have atleast two years of continue education in these islands.
  2. Eight seats each in Civil, Mechanical and Electrical Engineering trades of Dr. B. R. Ambedkar Institute of Technology are reserved for the candidates for Lakshadweep.
  3. In case the seats are still vacant the children's of Central Govt. and UT Administration Employees studying in mainland will also be considered based on merit on approval by Administration.

Entry Qualification of Post Diploma in Marine Engineering

Applicant must possess first class Diploma in Mechanical/Electrical/Shipbuilding Engineering with 50% marks aggregate from a recognized Board or Institution and approved by AICTE and 50% marks in English subject in class 10th/12th.

Entry Qualification in Deck Cadet Course

Applicant must possess 50% aggregate in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics in 10+2 from a recognized University or Board.


Graduation with 55% in Physics, Maths, Chemistry or Electronics from a recognized University.

Age Limits of Post Diploma in Marine Engineering

Age limit 22 years and below on the date of commencement of training.

Age Limits in Deck Cadet Course

Age limit for 10+2 below 20 years, for B.Sc. below 22 years, for BE / B.Tech below 24 years.

Physical Fitness

The candidate should submit a Medical Certificate issued by Registered Medical Practitioner at the time of admission.

Fee Structure for Maritime

Sl. No. Particulars PDME Nautical Science G.P.Rating
Fee/Sem./Student Fee for Two Year Students Fee/Sem./Student Fee for One Year Students Fee for the Course/Students
1. Tuition Fee 798 3192 798 1596 798
2. Infrastructure Fee 9948 39792 9948 19896 9948
3. Lab/Workshop Fee 600 2400 600 1200 600
4. Library Fee 204 816 204 408 204
5. Games/Excursion Fee 300 1200 300 600 300
6. Pupil Fund 1002 4008 1002 2004 1002
7. Internal Examination Fee 204 816 204 408 204
8. Course Material 828 3312 828 1656 828
9. Annual Fee to DG Shipping 300 1200 300 600 300
10. Other Fees(Fee for TAR Book,Training Mannual etc.) 750 3000 750 1500 750
11. Food & Catering(In actual) 18000 72000 18000 36000 18000
12. Hostel Upkeep Fee 1998 7992 1998 3996 1998
13. Admission & Identity Card Fee 48 192 48 96 68
  Total Fee 34980 139920 34980 69960 35000

Fee Structure for STCW Courses

Sl. No. Course Name Type of Fees Amount
1. Post Diploma in Marine Engineering Fee for 04 STCW Courses at Chennai inclusive of Ship Fare(Bunk Class) 22000
2. Nautical Science Fee for 05 STCW Courses at Chennai inclusive of Ship Fare(Bunk Class) 25000
3. G.P.Rating Fee for 05 STCW Courses at Chennai inclusive of Ship Fare(Bunk Class) 25000
Fees Charged By IMU (To be Directly Paid by the Students) :
1. Nautical Science Admission Fees 10000
2. Programme Fees for Five Semester i.e 1 Year Pre-Sea Training & 1.6 Years Sea Training @ Rs 5500 per Semester. 27500