Programmes Offered :
India’s First Deemed to be University in Maritime Education
.Department - Nautical Science

Name of the Department

Nautical Science

Year of Establishment  2002
Programmes offered    

BSC Nautical Science (3 Years)






Profile of the Department

The Programme “BSc-Nautical Science” is a three-year fully residential Programme with the primary objective of providing aspirants a lucrative career as Officers in the Merchant Ships. The required time span to rise to the level of Master after graduation will be around 8 years. The Programme not only prepares the students for the first two stages of their career- viz on-board cadet and Navigating Officer- but the curriculum also provides them with sound knowledge base for the next two levels of examination.

The Programme is unique in the sense that the training provided is holistic and is honed to develop the student into not only a thinker but a well-rounded DOER as well. Hence, the Programme of training in India is compulsorily residential with workshop training, boat work, computer operation, team games, swimming, physical training, parade and a host of other extra-curricular activities.

Students after successfully completing this Programme should have the required standard of knowledge, communication skills, competence, cheerful obedience to orders of superiors, team spirit, leadership and other seaman-like qualities&  they will be able to man the ships effectively and to have the knowledge, maturity and balance that enable them to react competently and resourcefully in an emergency.

Specialization of the Department: Nautical Science

Capt. K. Karthik
Dean and Head


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