Boarding and Lodging :
Being a fully residential programme lodging facilities for the cadets comprise of well designed rooms/dormitories with a night warden and one executive officer on duty to maintain discipline. Food served is of mixed cuisine to help the cadets get accustomed to various types of food preparations. The diet is well balanced and the food is wholesome.
Workshop and Laboratory :
Well-designed and fully equipped Workshops are provided for engineering and nautical cadets. The workshops are equipped with lathe machines, shaping machines, milling machines, welding and gas cutting equipment, plumbing and carpentry equipment, bench and pipe fitting equipment, electric and electronic controls, refrigeration machinery, hydraulics and pneumatics trainer, Diesel shop, Auxiliary, etc., have been set up at Greater Noida, to impart in-house training to cadets in the use of various machines and equipment. Fully equipped marine workshops make IMI the only fully equipped private Institute in India having full marine workshop training facilities. Deck cadets are also required to undergo some basic workshop training.
Ship Handling and Engine Simulators :
The Nautical cadets are given hands on training for steering practice on the Bridge simulator besides functioning of Navigation equipment like Radar, Echo Sounder, Electronic Charts Display is demonstrated to supplement the theory with practical.
Engine Simulator is used to simulate on-board scenarios and functioning of various ships machinery for Engineering cadets to reinforce theory.
IMI maintains a well-equipped Library with technical books on all related subjects and a recreational Library with best sellers for cadet's reading pleasure. Text books are provided to the cadets which must be returned on completion of the course. Cadets must buy their own stationary.
Time is allowed for recreation, which today is equally important for overall growth and is a part of the training. IMI offers facilities for games like table tennis, basketball, football, volleyball, badminton, indoor games, swimming, etc. TV is also provided. Video films are shown on fixed days.
IMI has a fully equipped and internet ready computer lab. Training in the use of Computers and simulations is undertaken here. Most ships are now equipped with computers and the cadets are required to be conversant with the same.
Shore Leave :
The cadets are permitted shore leave in the city to meet relatives, friends and have an outing on designated sundays and on certain public holidays. While on shore leave, cadets are expected to behave like officers. Consumption of tobacco, pan, cigarettes or guttka on the premises or during shore leave is strictly forbidden. Possession or use of alchoholic drinks, drugs or any other intoxicant is strictly prohibited during the entire training on campus or ashore. Consumption / Possession of any of the above shall make the cadets liable for removal from training.
Audio and Visual Aids :
Audio and visual aids are provided for teaching. Video training films on relevant subjects are screened regularly.
Self Study :
Self study and preparation time is allowed for cadets to assimilate the subjects, and the staff is always happy to assist with any difficulties. This is important for cadets to catch up on the daily studies.