The Indian Maritime University, Chennai, serves as the headquarters of IMU. Located in the outskirts of Chennai, IMU was established in the year 2008.
Let’s get through the basics:
The Institute is approved by the Directorate General of Shipping (DG Shipping)
The courses available here, are namely:
• B.Tech (Marine Engineering)
• B.Sc (Nautical Science)
• Diploma in Nautical Science (DNS)
The yearly intake being
• 80 (B.E), 60 (B.Sc) & 40 (DNS)
The total fees for the B.Tech course is – ₹9 Lakhs. While, for that of B.Sc and DNS is – ₹7.5 Lakhs (approx)₹2.75 Lakhs (approx) respectively.
The 2019 pass-out batch, has around 70% of B.Tech Cadets and 83% of the B.Sc Cadets placed respectively (DNS Course is pre-sponsered). While the others remained unplaced, or went for off-campus placement.
To get admitted to Indian Maritime University, Chennai, one needs to qualify the IMU-CET Examination. Also, their marks in Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics (PCM) in class XII should be more than 60%, with 50%+ marks in English.
Our Verdict: The Indian Maritime University (IMU), Chennai, serves as the headquarters of IMU. The campus is sprawling, rich, and amazing! Being a government college, they lack the expertise of tie-ups with other shipping companies. But the placements here are quite good, and is definitely at-par with other Maritime Training Institutions in the country.
The fee structure is also quite reasonable. Definitely recommended.
Our Rating: 7.5/10