Indian Maritime University
|Type||Public (Central University)|
|Vice-Chancellor||Ashok Vardhan Shetty, IAS|
|Campus||Chennai, Mumbai, Visakhapatnam, Kolkata, Cochin|
The Indian Maritime University (IMU) (Hindi: भारतीय समुद्री विश्वविद्यालय) is a Central University, that was established by an Act of the Indian Parliament namely the Indian Maritime University Act 2008, on 14 November 2008. It is the only university in the country imparting quality education in the maritime field. It has an All-India jurisdiction and the headquarters is at Chennai. It has campuses at Chennai, Kolkata, Mumbai, Visakhapatnam and Cochin.