IMU DNS Admission 2017- Diploma in Nautical Science

IMU DNS Admission 2018 - Diploma in Nautical Science

Last Date to Apply

24 November 2017

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About IMU DNS Admission

IMU DNS Admission 2018- Diploma in Nautical Science from Indian Maritime University, Chennai. The complete admission schedule has been announced for 2018 session "only for Sponsored Candidates". Indian Maritime University (IMU) offers Diploma in Nautical Science (DNS) equal to BSc - Applied Nautical Science for the candidates interested in pursuing their career in Maritime services. Candidates have to appear in the Common Entrance Test CET (Online computer-based test) for IMU DNS Admission 2018 at IMU and its affiliated colleges. Diploma in Nautical Science Applications must be submitted by candidates “sponsored” by Ship Owning or Managing Companies, RPSL Agencies and those who qualify in IMU’s CET before the last date i.e. 24 November 2017 for which exam is conducted on 16 December 2017.

About Indian Maritime University: The university was established on 14 November 2008 in Chennai. University is affiliated to the Ministry of Shipping, Government of India. Diploma in nautical Science is a 3 year programme where the students are trained to work for marine services and trained in the listed below areas like maritime history, maritime laws, maritime security, search and rescue, oceanography, transportation of dangerous cargo, environmental studies and other related fields.

IMU CET DNS Result 2018

IMU DNS Admission 2018 Dates




IMU DNS Admission 2018 Online registration starts

15 November 2017

IMU DNS Admission Last date for Online registration

24 November 2017

IMU DNS Admission 2018 Admit Card

1 December 2017

IMU DNS Admission 2018 CET Exam

16 December 2017

IMU DNS Result

22 December 2017

IMU DNS Admission 2018 Commencement of Programme

15 January 2018

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IMU DNS Admission Eligibility criteria


  • Candidates “sponsored” by Ship Owning or Managing Companies, RPSL Agencies will be eligible to apply for the IMU DNS programme.


  • Male candidates from general and OBC-NCL category should have born between 2 February 1992 and 2 February 2000.
  • Female candidates belong to general and OBC category should have born between 2 February 1990 and 2 February 2000.
  • Both male and female candidates belonging to SC and ST should have born between 2 August 1987 and 2 August 2000.

Educational Qualification

  • The candidates seek admission in Diploma in Nautical Science at IMU DNS must have passed in class 12 examination with the subjects Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and English as separate subjects with a PCM average of minimum 60% marks. Or
  • The candidates should have done B.Sc. in Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry or Electronics with Physics as individual subject in one of the year, with an average of minimum 50% of marks in the final year of B.Sc. Or
  • B.E/B.Tech. Degree from I.I.T. or from a college recognized by AICTE with an average of not less than 50% of marks in the final year.
  • Class 12 and Class 10 Marks : The candidates should have secured minimum 50% marks in the English language in class 10 or 12 or in the Degree course conducted by a recognised Board or any University.
  • Note:
    • 5% relaxation in marks (except the English language) will be given to the SC/ST candidates only.
    • Class 12 or Graduation exam of the candidates must be conducted by recognised Board/University.

Physical Fitness

  • The candidates seek admission in Diploma in Nautical Science at IMU DNS will have to produce a certificate for medical fitness authorised by Director General of Shipping and the candidates with Disability are not eligible for admission.
  • The candidate's eyeball movement must be full in all directions and the pupils should react normally to light and accommodation.
    • Distance vision (unaided 1.0 *(6/6) in better eye and 0.67*(6/9)in other eye.
    • Normal colour vision shall be tested by Ishihara test chart.

IMU DNS Admission Application form and Admit Card

IMU DNS Admission 2018 Application for the sponsored candidates is to be filled and submitted online mode. The candidates can apply for CET (Common Entrance Test) online test which is for admission in Diploma in Nautical Science at IMU DNS by clicking the link given here or they can also visit the official website. The candidates can apply online by following the simple steps given below:

Click here to Apply Online
(Application process is over now)

STEP 1: Registration

First, the candidates have to register themselves using their login id and password to access the application form. To registration, the candidates have to read the instruction carefully and click for registration. Now the candidates have to enter their name, category, gender, date of birth, valid email id, mobile number and thereafter the candidates have to click on submit button. Now the candidates will receive an application number which will also be used for login and communicated to the candidate by email and SMS.

STEP 2: Filling the IMU DNS Application Form

Now the candidates have to log in with the application number & date of birth and have to fill the application form. Now the candidates will have to enter their personal details, Preferred Choice of Exam Cities, educational details, and Address for Correspondence.

STEP 3: Uploading Document

Now the candidates have to upload the scanned copy of the following documents supporting their candidature and authenticity:

  • Passport size photograph
  • Signature of the candidates
  • 10th Standard Certificate or any other equivalent proof of DOB.
  • Educational Certificate/Degree/Class 12 whichever is applicable.
  • Community Certificate (if available)

STEP 3: Make Payment for IMU DNS Application Form

Now the candidates have to make payment of the application fee which can be paid in online mode via any of the methods given below: 

  • Debit Card
  • Credit Card
  • Net Banking

The application fee is non-refundable in all the cases. After successful online payment of Application Fee, a registration slip will be generated and the candidates are required to take a printout of the same.

IMU DNS Admission 2018 Application Submission

Submission of the application form is done through online mode only. The candidates do hot have to send or submit any hard copy of the application form. After the successful payment of the application form applicants have to print the final application confirmation page for their reference and the document will be considered submitted. 

IMU DNS Admission 2018 Admit Card

IMU DNS 2018 Admit card for CET online test is available to download now. An automated notification via Email/SMS will be sent to the candidates after which they have to download and take the printout of the same.

The candidates can log in by entering their application number and date of birth. The name and address of the Test Venue will be indicated on the Hall Ticket/Admit Card and candidates are requested to be present at the Test Venue at least 30 minutes before the time of commencement of the Online CET.

IMU CET DNS Admit Card 2018- Download Here

IMU DNS Admission Fees

The candidates have to pay the application fee as under:


Application Fee

General & OBC

Rs 1000


Rs 700


IMU DNS Admission 2018 Course Fee

Total course fee for the program at Diploma in Nautical Science at IMU is Rs.2,20,000 per annum which is to be paid by the candidates in instalments semester wise. 

IMU DNS Admission Result and Counselling

The candidates are selected for admission to Diploma in Nautical Science program at IMU on the basis of Common Entrance Test (CET) which is conducted by IMU. First, the candidates have to pass the Common Entrance Test. Thereafter the selected candidates will be called for the physical fitness test, Eye test and certificate verification. The candidates will be finally selected on the basis of following:

  • Common Entrance Test
  • Physical Fitness
  • Eye test

IMU DNS Admission 2018 Result

Common Entrance Test (CET) result will declare on the official website of IMU. The result will also be sent to the email address given by each candidate during filling the application form. After login, the Candidates can check their result. Applicants can also check their result at the link given below.

IMU DNS Result 2018

IMU DNS Admission Exam pattern

The candidates going to appear in online Common Entrance Test (CET) which is scheduled to be held on 16 December 2017 need to know the exam pattern. Following are the pattern of the online CET. All the questions will be set from the following subject: Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, English, General Knowledge and Aptitude at Plus 2 level (CBSE, ISE and State Boards).

Question Types Multiple Choice Questions
Number of Questions 200
Negative Marking No
Mode of Exam Computer-Based

Section wise Question Distribution

Section Subject Number of Questions
Section A Physics 50
Section B Chemistry 25
Section C Mathematics 50
Section D English 25
Section E General Knowledge 25
Section F Aptitude 25
Total Questions 200
IMU DNS Admission Important details

IMU DNS Admission 2018 Test Centres

The Online Common Entrance Test (CET) will be held simultaneously in the following 12 cities (Test Centres) across India. The candidates can choose 3 preferences for CET centre and a given City or Test Centre may have one or more Test Venues depending on the number of candidates opting for the City.










New Delhi




IMU DNS Affiliated Institutes

Here is the list of the institutes affiliated with Indian Maritime University (IMU):

  • Anglo Eastern Maritime Academy, Mumbai
  • Applied Research International, New Delhi
  • Great Eastern Institute of Maritime Studies, Mumbai
  • International Maritime Institute, New Delhi
  • Maritime Training Institute, (SCI), Mumbai
  • Maritime Training Institute, (SCI), Tuticorin
  • MMTI'S Education & Research Trust, Mumbai
  • Perunthalaivar Kamarajar Institute of Maritime Science and Engineering, Chidambaram
  • Southern Academy of Maritime Studies, Chennai
  • Samundra Institute of Maritime Studies, Mumbai
  • Training Ship Rahaman, Mumbai
  • Vishwakarma Maritime Institute, Pune

IMU DNS Admission Address

Indian Maritime University
(A Central University under the Ministry of Shipping, Government of India),
East Coast Road, Uthandi,
Chennai –600119

IMU DNS Admission Contact

Email id: cetjan2018@imu.ac.in
Tele Fax: (044) 24530878

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