B.Sc. Applied Nautical Science

One Year Residential Diploma in Nautical Science leading to B.Sc. Applied Nautical Science

DNS Course

Eligibility Criteria as per DG Shipping and IMU

  • Age limit: 25 years
Academic Qualifications

You must have successfully completed the Senior Secondary Examination (10+2) or its equivalent with:

  • At least 60% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics (P C M).
  • At least 50% marks in English either in 10th or 12th standard
  • Note: Shipping companies prefer candidates with PCM 70% in first attempt.
Physical Standards

To be declared fit for selection, a candidate must be in good mental and physical health and free from any deficiency likely to interfere with the efficient performance of duties, as per the medical standards laid down by the Directorate General of Shipping, Govt. of India.

Candidates for DNS (IMU) programme must have 6/6 vision in both eyes or 6/6 in one eye and 6/9 in the other eye. Color blindness is not permitted.

Medical fitness has to be certified by DG Shipping approved company doctors.

Onboard Training

Candidates finally selected by the shipping companies will be offered onboard training upon successful completion of the course by the sponsoring shipping companies.