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Welcome to International Maritime Institute

IMI is one of the best marine engineering Institute in India situated at Greater noida.IMI justifiably takes pride in its excellent reputation for quality training. Equipped with the latest shipboard working instrumentation, maritime teaching systems and a marine workshop, the institute maintains a close liaison with the maritime industry for better placement opportunity.

IMI graded A1 'Outstanding' by Indian Register of Shipping.IMI Institute, conducting whole range of Pre-Sea, Post-Sea Courses approved by DG Shipping under the Ministry of Shipping has A1 Grading from the Indian Register of Shipping. A1 Grading from the Indian Registrar of Shipping is the highest certification being granted by Shipping to maritime training institutes in the country as per stringent norms laid out by the DG Shipping.

Why it is so crucially important?

As per the guidelines of Directorate General of Shipping sponsorship is mandatory for admission to the DNS course.

What does sponsorship imply?

DNS course is Diploma in Nautical Science leading to B Sc Applied Nautical science degree course.

This is a 3-year course which comprises of 6 semesters of 6 months duration each, that is a total of 36 months.

Semester 1 & semester 2 are done in a shore-based academy / institute like the International Maritime Institute (IMI)

Semester 3, 4 and 5 comprise of onboard training and Structured Shipboard Training Program or the SSTP.

For this part of the training that is semester 3, 4 & 5 the cadet needs to go on board a merchant vessel to complete the onboard training curriculum.

Since onboard training is embedded in the course curriculum the DNS program, the DG Shipping mandates that all cadets being admitted to the DNS program must be assured of an onboard training slot.

Once a cadet is sponsored by a shipping company, the company is assuring the cadet of this 18 months of sea service onboard one of its ships, the cadet gets stipend during his cadetship.

Being sponsored by a shipping company ensures that a cadet will complete the 18 months of sea service required for the 2nd Mate Certificate of competency exam conducted by the DG shipping.

The DNS cadet is required to clear the semester 1, 2, 3,4 & 5 exams conducted by IMU and 2nd Mate Certificate of competency conducted by DG Shipping, which also considered to be the sixth semester exam by IMU.

Upon successfully clearing all the above exams the cadet get 2nd Mate COC from DG Shipping and B. Sc Applied Nautical Science degree from IMU.

Thus, Sponsorship by a shipping company is essential for admission to DNS programme.

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B.Tech / DNS : Minimum PCM % in 12th - 60%

Minimum 60% in English in 12th Should not have passed 12th earlier than 2015

Only 12th passed candidates are eligible

GME : 55% in B.Tech (Mechanical)

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