Indian Maritime University, Chennai

IMU Chennai - Indian Maritime University

  • Chennai, Tamil Nadu
  • ESTD 2008
  • UGC
  • Central University

Facilities available in University

  • Comp Labs

  • Sports

  • Medical

  • Cafeteria

  • Library

  • Auditorium

  • Hostel

  • Gym

  • Laboratory

Major Courses Offered by University

Course Name Rating Total Fee
Master of Business Administration [MBA]
2Years Full Time
Result Date
N/A ₹200,000 per year Apply Now
Diploma in Nautical Science
1Year Full Time
N/A ₹220,000 per year Apply Now
Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech]
4Years Full Time
15-Apr-2019 -28-May-2019
Application Form Date
6.0 ₹225,000 per year Apply Now
Bachelor of Science [B.Sc]
3Years Full Time 120 Seats Per Course
Result Date
N/A ₹225,000 per year Apply Now
Bachelor of Business Administration [BBA] (Logistics Management)
3Years Full Time
N/A ₹103,333 per year Apply Now
Master of Technology [M.Tech]
2Years Full Time
Result Date
6.0 ₹212,500 per year Apply Now
Post Graduate Diploma in Marine Engineering
1Year Full Time
6.0 ₹350,000 per year Apply Now

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Shri. Rajeeva Prakash
Dr. A. Mourougane
Associate Professor, Department of Maritime Management
Dr. B. Swaminathan
Assistant Professor, Department of Maritime Management
Smt. Lekha C. Ravi
Assistant Professor, Department of Maritime Management
Dr. Emil Mathew
Assistant Professor, Department of Maritime Management
Shri C. P. Balaji
Assistant Professor, Department of Marine Engineering
Capt. Ganesan Velayutham
Associate Professor, Department of Nautical Science
Capt. Dheeraj Prasad Sinha
Assistant Professor, Department of Nautical Science

About University

Indian Maritime University, popularly known as IMU Chennai, is well known for courses in Marine. This institute is famous for marine engineering courses in India and provides an opportunity for the students with its education quality. 

  • It offers high quality education degree, diploma and certification programs in Marine sciences.
  • The University came into being on 14th November 2008 as a Central University.
  • Located at Uthandi, Chennai, the university was established by Government of India under an act of parliament namely the Indian Maritime University Act of 2008
  • The University has been known as a model university since its inception. It is a recognized and accredited central university in India.
  • It has been approved by Directorate of shipping and is quality certified under ISO 9001:2000 standards.
  • The University is at the Top level in the university list of the maritime fraternity.
  • According to the ICRA’s grading system it has been given ICRA grade 1 to Chennai campus.

IMU Schools

The university offers various UG, PG and Research programmes every year through the following schools:

  • School of Nautical Studies
  • School of Naval Architecture & Ocean Engineering
  • School of Marine Engineering
  • School of Maritime Management

IMU Courses

The following programmes are offered by the university to its students:

Undergraduate Programmes:

  • 4-Year B.Tech (Marine Engineering)
  • 4-Year B.Tech (Naval Architecture & Ocean Engineering)
  • 3-Year B.Sc (Maritime Science)
  • 3-Year B.Sc (Nautical Science)
  • 3-Year B.Sc (Ship Building & Repair)
  • 1-Year Diploma in Nautical Science leading to B.Sc. (Applied Nautical Science)

Postgraduate Programmes:

  • 2-Year MBA (Port and Shipping Management)
  • 2-Year MBA (International Transportation and Logistics Management)
  • 2-Year M.Tech (Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering)
  • 2-Year M.Tech (Dredging and Harbour Engineering)

Postgraduate Diploma Programmes:

1 Year PGDME (Post Graduate Diploma in Marine Engineering)

Research Programmes:

Ph.D programme at IMU Visakhapatnam Campus.

IMU Admission 2016

IMU offers admission to selected UG, PG courses viz. B.Sc, B.Tech and MBA through the Indian Maritime University Common Entrance Test (IMUCET) conducted online at its 36 affiliated Institutes. Those shortlisted on the basis of IMUCET merit will be intimated for counseling or Group Discussion or Personal Interview round as per the course applied at designated IMU campuses or affiliated institutes.

The following CETs will be conducted for different programmes:

  • One CET common to all UG programmes
  • One CET common to the 2 MBA programmes
  • One CET common to the 2 M.Tech programmes
  • CET for LLM (Maritime Laws)

The online registration process to appear in IMUCET examination usually begins in the the first week of March with Computer Based CETs conducted in the last week of March every year. Results for IMUCET are published on the university website within a week from the examinations. 

Candidates seeking admission can visit the official IMU website and fill in the application form. Upon completing the form with all the necessary information, student must submit it along with the application fee through online payment modes. In case of offline registration process, candidates can download their filled-in applications, take a print of the challan and make payment at the nearest SBI bank.

IMU CET (Common Entrance Test)

Admissions to all the UG and PG programmes at the IMU Campuses and its Affiliated Institutes is done through Common Entrance Tests (CETs).

The following CETs are conducted online by the university for shortlisting students to various courses:

  • Common CET for admission to all the UG programmes.
  • CET for MBA programmes
  • CET for M.Tech programmes

Candidates who wish to apply can register themselves online by filling the application form and submitting it along with the required fee. Application Fee must be deposited through online payment mode only. Those seeking admission can confirm their eligibility from the official university link.

IMU CET Syllabus

  • CET for UG: Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry, English, General Knowledge and Aptitude
  • CET for MBA: Quantitative Ability (QA), Data Interpretation (DI), Verbal Ability (VA) and Logical Reasoning (LR)
  • CET for M.Tech: English, General Knowledge, Aptitude, Mathematics and General Engineering

Final selection of candidates is done on the basis of their CET ranks. Such students are further intimated for online counselling process in order to get admission to the different IMU campuses.

Note: Affiliated Institutes are not included for the process of Online Counselling. Students seeking admissions to Affiliated Institutes may contact the Institutes directly with their CET marks.

    IMU Result

    Result for all the CETs are usually declared within few days of online examinations. Candidates can check their marks along with the scorecard from the official university website. Results section is listed under the “Examination” tab on the homepage of the official IMU website.

    Upon clearing the entrance test, candidates will be intimated for counseling and corresponding selection first, second and third lists are uploaded on the IMU website under the “Archive” section. 

    Other Notable Campuses:`

    The Indian Maritime University encompasses seven government institutes as follows;

    • National Maritime Academy, Chennai
    • T S Chanakya, Mumbai
    • Lal Bahadur Shastri College of Advanced Maritime Studies & Research, Mumbai
    • Marine Engineering Research Institute, Mumbai
    • Marine Engineering Research Institute, Kolkata
    • Indian Institute of Port Management, Kolkata
    • National Ship Design & Research Centre, Visakhapatnam 


    • Port Management
    • Nautical Sciences
    • Maritime Law
    • Transport and logistics
    • Marine engineering
    • Marine sciences
    • Inland water transport
    • Naval architecture and ship building

    Extracurricular Activities:

    • Naval Architechture Student Society
    • Institute Football league
    • Institute Cricket League
    • Institute Basketball League


    Hostel – The University offers accommodation/hostel facility to most of its students.

    • Single seated and double seated rooms are available with 250 residents.
    • The hostel provides hygienic food and facility for recreation.
    • The food includes bed tea, breakfast and dinner for the students.
    • The hostel facility is offered equally to girl and boy students.

    Library – The central library of IMU is one of the most rich and well equipped university libraries in India. It is well connected with LAN & wifi and is open for its students and teaching staff.

    • A collection of around large number of 8,000 books, journals, reference books and other study materials
    • The library has the subscription of research journals.


    The University helps the students who are eager to earn higher degree and do research in any area of study. The scholarships and awards are offered on the based on merit and other backgrounds.

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    Phone No: 044-24530343
    East Coast Road, Uthandi
    Chennai - 600119
    Tamil Nadu , India
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    Uthandi Village bus stand 0.61Km
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