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Indian Maritime University(IMU)

Special reservation of seats to foreign students for admission in Undergraduate and Postgraduate courses


Indian Maritime University (IMU), Chennai India is a premier Maritime University under the aegis of the Ministry of Ports, Shipping & Waterways, Government of India.

The charter of IMU is to promote and achieve excellence in areas of maritime studies, training, research and extension with a focus on emerging areas like Oceanography, Maritime History, Maritime Laws, Maritime Security, Search and Rescue, Transportation of Dangerous Cargo, Environmental studies and other related fields.

The University has four Schools:

a) School of Marine Engineering & Technology
b) School of Nautical Studies
c) School of Naval Architecture & Ocean Engineering
d) School of Maritime Management

Offered programmes:

a.) Undergraduate

1) Bachelor of Technology (Marine Engineering )

2) Bachelor of Science (Nautical Science)

3) Diploma in Nautical Science leading to Bachelor of Science (Applied Nautical Science )

4) Bachelor of Technology (Naval Architecture & Ocean Engineering)

5) Bachelor Business Administration (Logistics, Retailing & E-Commerce)

6) Apprenticeship Embedded Bachelor Business Administration ( Maritime Logistics)

b.) Postgraduate

1) Master of Technology (Naval Architecture & Ocean Engineering)

2) Master of Technology (Dredging and Harbour Engineering)

3) Master of Technology ( Marine of Technology)

4) Master of Business Administration (Port and Shipping Management)

5) Master of Business Administration (International Transportation and Logistics Management)

c.) Research Programmes:

1) Ph.D.

2) M.S. (by Research)


IMU has six campuses : Chennai, Kolkata, Visakhapatnam, Kochi and two in Mumbai

Admissions to students for foreign nationals:

IMU offers admissions to foreign nationals / persons of India origin / non-resident Indians / Overseas citizen of India to Undergraduate / Postgraduate programmes under Direct Admission of Students Abroad (DASA) scheme of Ministry of Education, Government of India.

Information regarding admission through DASA scheme can be accessed from

Contact Details

E-mail: [email protected]

Tel.: + 91 44 2453 9027 or +91 44 2453 9028