Indian Maritime University based in Chennai offers a variety of courses that promises job opportunities and high wages. However, it is important that application should be done only after understanding the requirements, scope and practicality of each course. Online registrations are open till 20 August. Meanwhile, the last date for application to the BBA courses is 23 August. For more information, visit www.imu.edu.in. The online entrance test for admission to the various courses is scheduled on 29 August.
A) Under graduate programs
BTech (Marine Engineering -Chennai, Kolkata, Mumbai; Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering – Visakhapatnam)
BSc Nautical Science (Kochi, Chennai, Mumbai)
1 year diploma in Nautical Science (Chennai and Mumbai)
BBA (Logistics, Retailing and Ecommerce – Kochi, Chennai); no entrance exam
B) Post Graduate programs
MTech (Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering/ Dredging and Harbor Engineering – Visakhapatnam)
MTech (Marine Engineering and Management – Kolkata)
MBA (International Transportation and Logistics Management – Kochi, Chennai, Kolkata and Visakhapatnam)
MBA (Port and Shipping Management – Kochi, Chennai)
1 year PG diploma in Marine Engineering (Mumbai; no entrance exam; the notification for this course would be published later)
PHd and MS by Research (details to be published later)
Besides these, various other courses and programs are offered at the 18 affiliated centers including the ones in Palakkad and Coimbatore. The Kochi campus is based in Wellington Island. Ph – 0484 2989404.