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Indian Maritime University, IMU, Chennai

Indian Maritime University, IMU, Chennai
A central university
East Cost Road, Uthandi
Chennai, Tamil Nadu
Phone-No: 24530344 24530345
Fax: 24530342
Email: info@imu.edu.in Website: www.imu.edu.in

About College:

The erstwhile National Institute of Port Management was set up as an autonomous organization and registered under the Tamilnadu Societies Registration Act 1975 for the purpose of imparting training for the port personnel. The Institute has in later years expanded its activities to cover the training needs of merchant navy personnel as well. Ministry of Shipping, Government of India has recently notified the up-gradation of NIPM into National Maritime Academy in order to fully reflect the present scope of the Institute's activities and to further enhance the level of its coverage of maritime education and training. Accordingly, the Institute has been renamed as National Maritime Academy with effect from 07/02/2006.

Course Name:

Ph.D. [Areas of Research: Nautical Studies, Marine Engineering and Technology, Maritime Management, Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering]

Eligibility:

A Post Graduate (P.G) degree in the respective ‘areas of research’ as mentioned above or a relevant discipline with at least 55% marks or equivalent Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA). For SC/ST candidates, the minimum marks shall be 50% (or equivalent CGPA).

A M.S (By Research) or M. Phil degree in the respective ‘areas of research’ as mentioned above or a relevant discipline.

Mariners with Master/ MEO Class I Certificates of Competencies or PGDMOM qualifications with 2 years of continuous teaching experience at degree level at IMU/IMU Affiliated Institutes/DG(S) approved institutes.

Selection Process:

Step 1: Entrance Test (MCQ and Essay Test) (MCQ Test - 50% weightage and Essay Test – 35% weightage)

Step 2: Interview (15% weightage)

·         A ‘Entrance Test’ (MCQ and Essay Test) will be administered in Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) format, to test a candidate’s General Mental Ability, knowledge of the Maritime sector, and knowledge of the relevant discipline/area of research in which the candidate proposes to do his/her Ph.D and Essay Test on a general topic.

·         The MCQ Test and Essay Test and shall have 50% and 35% weightage respectively.

·         Candidates who are shortlisted based on the ‘Entrance Test’, will have a ‘Personal Interview’ which shall have 15% weightage.

Course Name:

M.S. (By Research) [Areas of Research: Nautical Studies, Marine Engineering and Technology, Maritime Management, Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering]

Eligibility:

The eligibility criteria for admission to the M.S (By Research) programme shall be an Under Graduate (U.G) degree in a relevant discipline with at least 55% marks or equivalent Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA), except in the case of Mariners for whom a Master/ MEO Class I Certificate of Competency would suffice. For SC/ ST candidates, the minimum marks shall be 50% (or equivalent CGPA).

Selection Process:

Step 1: Entrance Test (MCQ and Essay Test) (MCQ Test - 50% weightage and Essay Test – 35% weightage)

Step 2: Interview (15% weightage)

·         A ‘Entrance Test’ (MCQ and Essay Test) will be administered in Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) format, to test a candidate’s General Mental Ability, knowledge of the Maritime sector, and knowledge of the relevant discipline/area of research in which the candidate proposes to do his/her Ph.D and Essay Test on a general topic.

·         The MCQ Test and Essay Test and shall have 50% and 35% weightage respectively.

·         Candidates who are shortlisted based on the ‘Entrance Test’, will have a ‘Personal Interview’ which shall have 15% weightage.

How to Apply:

Application Registration Process

1. Candidates are requested to keep the following documents in hand before filling the online registration form:

I.             Scanned version of passport size color photo (156x156) and signature (200x60)

II.           Scanned version of Educational Certificates.

2. Please note that fields marked with asterisk (*) are mandatory.

3. Candidates shall upload the following documents at the time of Online Application Form:

a)    Scanned copy of the passport size photograph.

b)    Scanned copy of the signature of the candidate.

c)    Scanned copies of all the necessary certificates.

4. After entering all the details, click “APPLY”. After which, the candidate will be taken to a new window with preview of the application and proceed to apply.

5. The Application Fee for General is Rs. 1,500/- and for SC/ST Categories is Rs. 1,000/-. The amount will be paid online through Net Banking/ Credit Card at the time of filling in the online form. No other forms of payment will be entertained. The Application Fee is non-refundable.

6. The candidate should take the print of the application form for their future record. Candidates need not submit/send any hard copy of the application to IMU.

Disclaimer

1.    Notwithstanding the fact that a candidate's Online Registration may have been successful and / or that a candidate may have cleared the Entrance Test, if any inadequacies or discrepancies or false claims are detected in the documents uploaded at the time of the Online Registration and/or in the original documents produced, if any, subsequently and/or in the Original documents produced at the time of verification, IMU reserves the right to disqualify the candidate from admission.

2.    Canvassing in any form will disqualify the candidates.

3.    Legal disputes, if any, shall lie within the jurisdiction of Courts based in Chennai city only.

General Information and Instructions – Online Application for Admissions to All Programmes January 2019

Please go through the following instructions carefully.  

·         The candidate is requested to visit IMU's website periodically to keep track of new announcements and changes if any.  

·         The candidate shall be solely responsible for any loss or hardship caused to him due to his non-adherence to these instructions.  

·         If you have any difficulty in filling the online application form, please send an email to academics.research@imu.ac.in

Closing Date:

Last date for applications is: 31st December, 2018 (Monday)

Entrance Test, (Multiple Choice Based Paper – MCQ (1 hour duration) and Essay Test (1 hour duration)): 19th January, 2019 (Saturday), will be conducted at respective IMU Campuses between 10:00 am and 01:00 pm.

Personal Interview – will be notified to shortlisted candidates in due course.

Date of commencement of programmes: Before 1st week of March, 2019

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To know more Information about this Course please visit: www.imu.edu.in

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