Diploma in Applied Nautical Science (DNS) is a one (1)-year course conducted. Upon Successful completion, a cadet qualifies to join as a deck cadet on board ships. During the 18 months of sea time training required on-board a sea-going vessel, a cadet receives free boarding & lodging apart from a stipend. Subsequently, he needs to obtain the Second Mate’s Certificate of Competency under the Directorate General of Shipping, Govt. of India to qualify as a third officer on any sea going vessel. A cadet will also be eligible for the B.Sc (Applied Nautical Science) degree from IMU (Indian Maritime University) after obtaining the Second Mate’s Certificate of Competency.
Pass in ( 10+12 ) or equivalent examination with Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and English as separate subjects with a PCM average of not less then 60%
Minimum of 50% marks in English language at 10th or 12th.
17 to 25 years of age at the time of commencement of the course.
Course Date: August Month of the year.