B.Sc.Nautical Science

The three-year B.Sc.Nautical Science course is conducted by vels University approved by the Directorate General of Shipping, Ministry of Shipping, Government of India. It is a course leading to Second Mates Foreign-Going Certificate of Competency awarded by the Ministry of Shipping, Government of India, after 12 months of sea service, enabling the cadets to become Navigating Officers on board Merchant Naval ships anywhere in the world. The three-year B.Sc.,Nautical Science course is strictly residential. The syllabus is specially drawn up to give broad based maritime education, with special emphasis on fundamentals of maritime subjects and practical aspects of the profession. The educational and training programme is designed to inculcate officer like qualities and a high sense of discipline in the cadets.

Entry Requirements :

Academic Standards : A pass in 10+2 or its equivalent examination with minimum 60% aggregate in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics group, and atleast 50% in English at 10th or 12th standard, Qualified in IMUCET is mandatory.
Age : "Maximum 28 years on the date of commencement of the course." (Age relaxation for SC & ST as per DGS Guidelines).
Medical Standard : Candidates should be physically fit for sea service under standard norms, with eyesight 6/6, and with no colour blindness.

Boys and Girls are eligible to apply.

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