International Maritime Academy Courses, Fee Structure and Admission

International maritime academy, also known as Institute of Technology and Maritime Engineering (ITME) is a preeminent technological institute situated in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. It was established in 1999 for the pursuance of technical education in the field of merchant navy in India. The IMA is acclaimed by the Directorate General of shipping (DGS) Ministry of Shipping, Government of India. Being awarded ISO 9001:2008, it is also graded as an “outstanding” institution by SMERA for the infrastructural facilities and other countenances. The academy has successfully met all the IAO’s accreditation which proves that IMA offers education to its students that shares equality with global education standards. International Maritime Academy under technical collaboration with the Karnataka State Open University (KSOU) conducts highly job oriented courses that are required in worldwide shipping companies. Students are kept motivated and are trained in discipline manner in order to work with various national and international companies. The supremacy for ITME is to provide their learners with excellent opportunities in there field.

International Maritime Academy Courses and Fee Structure

Institute is offering Bachelor of Technology with specialization in few courses like Marine Engineering, Bachelor of Sciences in Nautical Science, Diploma in Nautical Science and also providing General Purpose Rating (GP) course.

  • Marine engineering is a four year degree programme which includes engineering of boats, ships, oil rings, and other marine vessels or structures. The course requires minimum qualification; candidate must be passed in High school/ (10+2) From a Recognized Board with 60% average in Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and 50% in English subject either in 10th or 12th. Applicant can also appear in entrance exam conducted by university. The total fee for marine engineering is Rs. 11,50,000/-.
  • Nautical science enables the trainees to become navigating officers and commanding ships. IMA is offering three year degree programme in Bachelor of Science in this course. Qualifications required by the aspirants are same as mentioned above. The total fee for Nautical Science Rs. 8,50,000/-.
  • Read more about Indian maritime university entrance exam.
  • The institute also offers a one year Diploma course in Nautical Science, candidates who have passed in High school/ (10+2) from a recognized board with 55% average in Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics. OR in Physics, Chemistry Mathematics or Electronics with Physics as individual subject in one of the year with the average score of 55% in final year can apply for the course. Also students must be passed with minimum 50% in English subject in either 10th or 12th Any applicant with any kind of eye defect will not be permitted for this course. The total fee for Diploma Nautical Science is Rs. 3,65,000/-.
  • General purpose rating course is a six months degree programme after which candidates will be eligible to join the Indian/ Foreign Shipping companies as an engine or deck crew. Qualifications required by the aspirants are same as mentioned in the engineering course. The total fee for GP Rating course is Rs. 1,50,000/-.
  • Note: There are PG and PH.d level courses also offered by the college. MBA courses in ship and port management etc are also offered.

International Maritime Academy Facilities

An ambiance of learning, discovery, creation can nourish extraordinary human capacity. Providing students with best of facilities and opportunities is another foremost to any college. IMA has also endowed their students with required facilities like spacious and well furnished classrooms, libraries and all the labs are equipped with modern equipments as well, institute also offers hostel facilities to their students. Furthermore, highly qualified faculty and learning technique are employed to impart knowledge.

International Maritime Academy Contact Details

Administrative Office :
International Maritime Academy
41, Giri Road, T.Nagar, Chennai – 600 017. Tamil Nadu, India.
Mobile : (0) 91766 37100, (0) 91766 87200
(0) 98418 12150, (0) 98410 75140
Phone : (044) – 43502120, 43502320, 43502520
Fax : 044) – 43502130
E-Mail : /

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19 thoughts on “International Maritime Academy Courses, Fee Structure and Admission

  • May 24, 2016 at 11:25 am

    I am 10 th finished 62•/• I am joining marine engineering

  • December 20, 2016 at 3:40 pm

    i have completed my bachelor degree in computer science (BCA)
    I just want to know is there any opportunity for me..
    how can i get admission in marchant navy

  • December 23, 2016 at 1:24 pm

    Sir i am passed 12th in math. I am join merchant navy

  • February 16, 2017 at 7:19 am

    I done 10+2 Qualification from state board in 2016 and i want to join marchant navy am very excited so i humble request to you plz contact to meand tell me about marchant navy and i am how do this?

    • March 16, 2017 at 7:11 pm


  • March 3, 2017 at 5:35 pm

    Hello my name is daniel Zuma am from Nigeria I have my NID marine engineering degree with C.I.S OF NIGERIA please how do I apply for one year nautical program in this university,

  • March 20, 2017 at 4:06 pm

    Dear sir,

    I am looking to make Career in shipping industry.
    I an intrested for Coursed to apply basis SSC and i am a commerce graduate. I want to register for G P Rating course and looking for one of the options that can avail me placement as well, post complion of the course period.
    Can you please provide me details on the same.

    Anshul Gupta

  • April 4, 2017 at 7:13 am

    Sir & mem mujhe gp rating ka course karna he or is ka course fee kitna he or course Marne ke bad placement milega ki nahi placement ke liye kitna fees lagega

    • October 5, 2017 at 2:55 pm

      Sir, Maine merchant navy ka exam pass Kar Lia hai an trrening fees kitni lagegi .please butane ka kast Karen.

  • April 4, 2017 at 7:21 am

    Sir & mem mujhe gp rating ka course karna he course fee kitna he or course karne ke bad placement milega ki nahi placement ke liye kitna fees lagega

  • May 3, 2017 at 2:23 pm

    What are the possibility of becoming the ship captain in future through gp rating course

  • June 3, 2017 at 4:37 pm

    Sir i am B.Sc to PCM 2017 and join to merchant nevy .

  • June 12, 2017 at 9:23 am

    Does the fee for Diploma in nautical science include boarding fee also?

  • July 30, 2017 at 4:49 am

    Sir I completed 10 at 76%
    12Th completed in science group
    And completed ITI 2 year course in fitter group
    Please contact and tell GP rating course will higher than my life..

  • August 22, 2017 at 10:45 am

    sir i Complete 10th at 79.5% and 12th pass with PCM..
    sir plz contact me my number 9936934975

  • October 25, 2017 at 6:19 pm

    Sir I am a student in class 12th now and I am eager to join merchant navy as an engineer plz contact me and plz provide me with ur precious advice contact me on my email tamoghnmuzaffarpuri@gmail. com


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