Pre-Sea Courses
Diploma in Nautical Science (DNS)
The one Year DNS Course is a course leading to B.Sc., Nautical Science after 18 months of sea service and also leading to 2nd Mate Foreign going Ceritificate of competency awarded by the Ministry of Shipping, Government of India, enabling the cadets to become Navigating officers on board Merchant Naval Ships anywhere in the world. The one year Diploma in Nautical Science Course is strictly residential.
  • Candidate should have Passed in HSC (10+2) or equivalent examination with Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and English as separate subjects with a PCM average of not less then 60%
  • Candidate possessing B.Sc. Degree in Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry or Electronics with Physics as individual subject in one of the year, with an average of not less than 60% of marks in the final year
  • Candidate possessing B.E./B. Tech. Degree from I.I.T or from a college recognized by AICTE
  • The candidate has to appear and qualify in the Common Entrance Test (CET) conducted by Indian Maritime University (IMU). On successful completion of the above, the candidates need to indicate three choices of Institutes for admission, wherein candidate seeking admission at Maritime Foundation could indicate the same as their 1st choice. For further details on CET and IMU, visit www.imu.tn.nic.in
  • Age Limit - Maximum 25 years of age as on 1st of January or 1st of August.
  • Physical Standards - Medically fit as per the standards set by M. S. Medical Examination Rules, 2000.
  • Eyesight - Candidates have to Qualify a full eyesight test conducted by the Mercantile Marine Department before being finally selected for the course. They should have 6/6 in each eye without visual aids and should be free from colour blindness.
  • Duration 12 Months (2 Semesters)
  • Fees Rs 2,50,000/- Per Year
  • Batch Commencing August each year.
ENTRY 10, +2 WITH PCM – 60% MARKS
12 MONTHS PRE-SEA TRAINING
18 MONTHS SEA TRAINING WITH STRUCTURED SHIPBOARD TRAINING PROGRAMME
POST SEA TRAINING
2ND MATE FUNCTION (4 MONTHS), AFF, MFA, PSCRB GMDSS, ROSC AND ARPA FOLLOWED BY EXAMINATION AT MMD (WRITTEN & ORALS)
OBTAIN 2nd MATE (FOREIGN GOING) COMPETENCY CERTIFICATE
18 MONTHS SEA SERVICE AS OFFICER IN CHARGE OF A NAVIGATION WATCH
PHASE 1 & PHASE 2 COURSES (WITH RANSCO & MC)-ABOUT 6 MONTHS
ORAL & WRITTEN EXAMINATION. OBTAIN 1st MATE (FOREIGN GOING) COMPETENCY CERTIFICATE
18 MONTHS SEA SERVICE AS OFFICER IN CHARGE OF A NAVIGATION WATCH OR 12 MONTHS AS CHIEF OFFICER
ASM & SMS COURSE- 2 MONTHS
ORAL EXAMINATION OBTAIN MASTER’S COMPETENCY CERTIFICATE