Indian Maritime University, [IMU] Chennai

7.4 / 10

Based on 13 Student Reviews

About Indian Maritime University, [IMU] Chennai

The Indian Maritime University was previously known as National Maritime Academy campus. It is located on a 20-acre beachfront property on the outskirts of Chennai, a bustling cosmopolitan city. It is situated from a 25 km drive along the East Coast Road hugging the coastline takes on to the exquisitely designed edifice, an architectural marvel, set amidst lush green sylvan surroundings. The sprawling campus houses the academic block, hostel, residential and other facilities. The University was established in 2008 under the Ministry of Shipping, Govt. Of India. The college offers various Undergraduate, Postgraduate, and Doctoral Programs to those students who want to pursue their degree in the Marine field. The University provides technical assistance from UNDP/ UNCTAD to offer courses of reputable standards. The college is offering high-quality education degree, diploma, and certification programs in Marine Sciences. According to the ICRA’s grading system, ICRA has given grade 1 to Chennai campus. The Indian Maritime University, Chennai Admission to the various courses will be done through All India Online Common Entrance Test. Moreover, IMU also offers Ph.D. and MS research programmes, as well. 

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1 Highlights
2  Schools
3 Courses
 4 Eligibility Criteria
5 Admissions
6 Hostel Details

Indian Maritime University, [IMU] Chennai Highlights:

Year of Establishment



Central University, Government of India


Air-Conditioned Classroom, Library, Hostel, Laboratories, Computer Lab

Indian Maritime University, Chennai Address

East Coast Road, Uthandi, Chennai - 600119

Indian Maritime University Programmes

Diploma, Undergraduate Degree, Postgraduate Diploma, Post Graduate Degree, Ph.D, MS

Indian Maritime University, [IMU] Chennai Schools:

  • School of Nautical Studies
  • School of Naval Architecture & Ocean Engineering
  • School of Marine Engineering
  • School of Maritime Management

Indian Maritime University, [IMU] Chennai Courses:

The Indian Maritime University courses are listed below.

Undergraduate Courses:

  • B.Tech in Marine Engineering
  • B.Tech in Naval Architecture & Ocean Engineering
  • B.Sc in Nautical Science
  • BBA in Logistics, Retailing & E-Commerce
  • B.Sc. in Applied Nautical Science

Postgraduate Courses:

  • MBA in Port and Shipping Management
  • MBA in International Transportation and Logistics Management
  • M.Sc in Commercial Shipping & Logistics
  • M.Tech in Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering
  • M.Tech in Dredging and Harbour Engineering
  • M.Tech in Marine Engineering & Management

Postgraduate Diploma Courses:

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Marine Engineering

Research Programmes:

  • Ph.D. and M.S (by research) programmes

Indian Maritime University, [IMU] Chennai Campuses:

  • Kochi Campus
  • Chennai Campus
  • Kolkata Campus
  • Mumbai Port Campus
  • Navi Mumbai Campus
  • Visakhapatnam Campus

Student Satisfaction Rating 

Based on 13 Student's Reviews 7.4/10  
Overall Rating
Social Life
Rating Distribution
Needs Improvement
Top Feature & Summary
This institute is recommended by 6/13 students

Contact Details and Location

Address : East Coast Road, Uthandi, Tamil Nadu India
Website :

Affiliation and Accreditation

The college is affiliated to Indian Maritime University, Chennai.


Computer labs

Eligibility Criteria and Admission Procedure

Indian Maritime University, [IMU] Chennai Eligibility Criteria:




  • 10+2 or equivalent with a minimum 60% of aggregate marks in any stream
  • Minimum of 50% marks in English subject in 10th/ 12th Examination
  • Percentage of the Aggregate marks will be calculated by considering the marks scored in English subject plus the marks scored in Major Subjects
  • In case of SC/ ST candidates there will be a 5% relaxation in eligibility marks; however, it will not apply to English marks

Diploma (Nautical Science)

  • 10+2/ equivalent [PCM-60%] or,
  • B.Sc [PCM]/ B.Sc [Electronics with Physics as individual subject in one of the years] with marks not less than 60%, or,
  • B.E/ B.Tech from IIT or college recognized by AICTE with marks not less than 50%
  • English Marks are to be 50% or more in any one of the above examinations
  • In case of SC/ ST candidates there will be a 5% relaxation in eligibility marks; however, it will not apply to English marks

B.Sc/ B.Tech

  • 10+2 or equivalent with a score of 60% in PCM and a minimum of 50% marks in English subject in 10th/ 12th Examination.
  • In case of SC/ ST candidates there will be a 5% relaxation in eligibility marks; however, it will not apply to English marks


  • Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline with a minimum of 50% marks from recognized universities and
  • Minimum of 50% marks in English subject in 10th / 12th / UG Degree.
  • In case of SC/ ST Candidates, there will be a 5% relaxation in eligibility marks
  • However, it will not apply to English Marks
  • Candidates under this category must appear for the IMU Common Entrance Test [CET] and qualify in order to be eligible for admission to this Programme


  • Candidate is eligible to apply if the candidate has secured a minimum of 50% marks
  • In case of SC/ ST Candidates, there will be a 5% relaxation in eligibility marks

Indian Maritime University, [IMU] Chennai Admissions:

  • Candidates can apply for Indian Maritime University by visiting the university's official website.
  • Candidates have to download the application form.
  • Candidates need to pay an application fee of Rs 1000 for general category students; while the fee is Rs. 700 for SC/ ST category students.
  • Along with the application form, the candidates need to enclose their date of birth proof, 12th mark sheet, caste certificate for reserved category, and all other relevant documents have to be sent to the University.
  • The Admission Process for all candidates will be based on the Common Entrance Test.
  • The Indian Maritime University admissions 2018 is done on the basis of the entrance exam score.

Hostel Details

Indian Maritime University, [IMU] Chennai Hostel Details:

  • The hostel accommodates 250 residents.
  • Residents can get involved in indoor/ outdoor games for fitness purposes.
  • There is also a swimming pool for students.
  • The students can also get a routine health check-up.
  • A medical center is available for the students as well, in case of emergencies.
  • There is a guest house and staff quarters are also located on the campus.
  • IMU, Chennai Facilities include an ATM on campus for the students, faculty, and staff's convenience.

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