Indian Maritime University

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Indian Maritime University
Indian Maritime University (IMU).gif
Logo of IMU
TypeCentral University
Established14 November 2008
Vice-ChancellorK. M. Sivakholundu
Administrative staff
150
Location
12°52′21″N 80°14′09″E / 12.87250°N 80.23583°E / 12.87250; 80.23583Coordinates: 12°52′21″N 80°14′09″E / 12.87250°N 80.23583°E / 12.87250; 80.23583
CampusChennai, Kochi, Kolkata, Mumbai Port, Navi Mumbai, Visakhapatnam
AcronymIMU
Websiteimu.edu.in
Indian Maritime University is located in Chennai
Indian Maritime University
Location in Chennai, India
Indian Maritime University is located in Tamil Nadu
Indian Maritime University
Indian Maritime University (Tamil Nadu)

The Indian Maritime University (IMU) is a central university in India which deals with a wide range of topics related to the sea, ranging from oceanography to maritime law and history, and including practical topics such as search and rescue at sea and the transportation of dangerous goods. It was established by the Indian Maritime University Act 2008,[1][2] on 14 November 2008. It has an All-India jurisdiction and the headquarters is at Chennai. It has six campuses in Chennai, Kochi, Kolkata, Mumbai Port, Navi Mumbai, and Visakhapatnam.[3][4]

Chennai Campus[edit]

Indian Maritime University - Chennai Campus, previously known as National Maritime Academy campus is located on a 20 acre scenic beachfront property on the outskirts of Chennai, a bustling cosmopolitan city. A 25 km drive along the East Coast Road hugging the coastline takes on to the exquisitely designed edifice, an architectural marvel, set amidst lush green sylvan surroundings. The sprawling campus houses the academic block, hostel, residential and recreational facilities. The Academy was established in 1985 with the technical assistance from UNDP / UNCTAD to offer courses of reputable standards. It is credited with ISO 9001:2000 Certification and accredited as grade 1 rating by ICRA. It has modern facilities to conduct training programmes for both port and marine personnel. IMU Chennai offers the following academic programs:

     1) B. Sc., in Nautical Science 
     2) B. Tech in Marine Engineering 
     3) Diploma in Nautical Science 
     4) MBA in Port and Shipping Management 
     5) MBA in International Transportation and Logistics Management 
     6) BBA in Logistics, Retailing and E-Commerce 
     7) Post Sea / STCW Courses

Affiliated colleges[edit]

IMU campus in Visakhapatnam

Following are list of colleges affiliated under IMU. As of 2018, there were 21 colleges.[5][6]

No. Name of college Location
1 Anglo-Eastern Maritime Academy Raigad
2 Applied Research International School of Maritime Studies New Delhi
3 Coimbatore Marine College Coimbatore
4 College of Ship Technology Palakkad
5 Dr. Ambedkar Institute of Technology Port Blair
6 Euro Tech Maritime Academy Kochi
7 HIMT College (Hindustan Institute of Maritime Training) Chennai
8 International Maritime Institute Greater Noida
9 MMTI'S Education & Research Trust Mumbai
10 Park Maritime Academy Coimbatore
11 Maritime Training Institute (SCI) Mumbai
12 Maritime Training Institute (SCI) Thoothukudi
13 RL Institute of Nautical Sciences Madurai
14 Samundra Institute of Maritime Studies Mumbai
15 Sriram Institute of Marine Studies New Delhi
16 Southern Academy of Maritime Studies Chennai
17 The Great Eastern Institute of Maritime Studies Mumbai
18 Tolani Maritime Institute Pune
19 Training Ship Rahman Mumbai
20 Vishwakarma Maritime Institute Pune
21 Yak Education Trust Mumbai

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Central University Tamil Nadu". University Grants Commission (India). Retrieved 8 December 2017.
  2. ^ Indian Maritime University Act 2008
  3. ^ http://www.imu.edu.in/
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 22 July 2011. Retrieved 29 January 2013.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  5. ^ "The list of institutes affiliated under IMU for B.Tech. Marine Engineering" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 18 April 2013.
  6. ^ "The list of institutes affiliated under IMU for various courses" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 29 March 2017.

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