B.SC. Nautical Science - Eligibility, Fees, Colleges and Prospects

B.SC. Nautical Science - Eligibility, Fees, Colleges and Prospects


1. What is Nautical Science?

Nautical science refers to the basic knowledge which is required to safely navigate and operate a ship. The subjects include navigation and seamanship. Seamanship is the basic operation of shipboard equipment and tools.

About the course

The three year B.SC Nautical Science is a course which is approved by the Directorate General of Shipping, which falls under the Ministry of Shipping, Government of India. The three year B.SC course is strictly residential.

2. Is there a difference between marine engineering and nautical science?

Yes, there is a difference between marine engineering and nautical science.

Marine engineering makes an individual a ship's engineer whereas nautical science trains a person to become a deck officer.

Marine engineering is all about machinery items on ships, boats or yachts, whereas Nautical science imparts nautical technology knowledge which is important for a deck officer on board.

3. Which are the colleges that a provide a B.SC. Course in Nautical Science?

a) Academy of Maritime Education and Training, Karnataka
b) Vels University, Chennai
c) HIMT College, Chennai
d) GMK Institute of Marine Science and Technology, Chennai

4. What is the eligibility for a B.SC course in Nautical Science?

A candidate should pass 10+2 in the Science stream with Physics, Maths and Chemistry (PMC) and should have obtained 60% of marks. He/She should have obtained a minimum of 50% of marks at 10th or 12th standard. Candidates should be between 17-25 years of age at the time of commencement of the course.

5. What is the duration of the course?

The course is a three year course and the program is divided into six semester.

6. What is the admission process?

An entrance test is conducted which is followed by a psychometric test, medical examination, panel interview and pre – sea training.

7. What is the fees structure required to do a B.SC Nautical Science course?

The fees structure range between Rupees 275000 to 825000.

8. What are the career prospects?

Pursuing a career in B. Sc Nautical Science can land you up as a deck cadet, second officer, chief officer and finally a captain. They can also get employed as a marine engineer, oceanographer, radio officer or nautical surveyors.
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  • RE: B.SC. Nautical Science - Eligibility, Fees, Colleges and Prospects -eldho (05/20/17)
  • I love to be captain of ship. i can work hard for it. but the problem is I didn't study well on my 10 and 12 standard. but I am sure I can make good result if I got B.sc. nautical science. I know I am not eligible. but i want it.....
  • RE: B.SC. Nautical Science - Eligibility, Fees, Colleges and Prospects -Robin M Biju (05/16/17)
  • Sir,
    I Just passed the 12th with 73%
    I got 64% mark in physics,68% mark in chemistry
    and 49% mark in maths,76% in english and using spectacle
    Sir, Is it eligible for this job ?
    Please Reply

  • RE: B.SC. Nautical Science - Eligibility, Fees, Colleges and Prospects -Mujeeb Ahmad (05/01/17)
  • dear sir,
    i m graduate B.Sc P.c.m. 61% so i want to apply.. so what is solution plzz reply me..
  • RE: B.SC. Nautical Science - Eligibility, Fees, Colleges and Prospects -chandru (04/19/17)
  • Any marine biology courses in chennai i would very liked biology courses so please reply any marine biology courses please send
  • RE: DNS Nautical Science - Eligibility, Fees, Colleges and Prospects -Quashif quamar (02/19/17)
  • Sir m'y pcm %is 48% and math a
    nd english 72% than.... How i can do tha course
  • RE: B.SC. Nautical Science - Eligibility, Fees, Colleges and Prospects -Godson benny (02/13/17)
  • Respected sir,
    It is my dream to become a captain of the ship.I have scored above 90% mark in plus two and full A+in class10.Can you please post the procedure to become the captain of the ship.I will be pleased if you give due consideration of my post
  • RE: B.SC. Nautical Science - Eligibility, Fees, Colleges and Prospects -Shailesh (01/26/17)
  • Deck officer
  • RE: B.SC. Nautical Science - Eligibility, Fees, Colleges and Prospects -hameed (11/15/16)
  • Now i am doing diploma in electrical and electronics next i can do nautical science my aim is to become capten of ship please guide me please thank you
  • RE: B.SC. Nautical Science - Eligibility, Fees, Colleges and Prospects -vishesh thakkar (10/07/16)
  • Hiii, sir/ma'am. my aim is to become captain of a ship now I am in 11 std, so plz line up me what I have to do for my better future and what will be the fee of this course .so from now onwards we hve to save the money for my course and to achive my aim in the guidance of u ...so I will be very thankful to you. My contact no...7479432391.
  • RE: B.SC. Nautical Science - Eligibility, Fees, Colleges and Prospects -Nikhil koli (09/30/16)
  • hi sir, I got 91.2 percentage in 10 grade and 79.2 percentage in 12 grade. In pcm i got 76 percentage. In english i got 95. I want to know that am i eligible for this course?
    please tell me the exact fees of this course year wise. So that my dad can make arrangements accordingly. Thank u sir.
  • RE: B.SC. Nautical Science - Eligibility, Fees, Colleges and Prospects -Monu (09/30/16)
  • A retired Seaman Sailor from nave can join as deck cadet
    What are the courses which will make the entrence easy
  • RE: B.SC. Nautical Science - Eligibility, Fees, Colleges and Prospects -AKHIL SIBI (09/29/16)
  • Sir igot 85%in +1 exam 77% in pcm but i am very slim in seen shall i join this course plz reply me no is 9495148996
  • RE: B.SC. Nautical Science - Eligibility, Fees, Colleges and Prospects -pridish gupta (08/17/16)
  • Sir,I have got70% in best of four, 59.66%inPCM and72%in English am I eligible and if yes than what would be the fees
  • RE: B.SC. Nautical Science - Eligibility, Fees, Colleges and Prospects -pridish gupta (08/17/16)
  • Sir,I have got70% in best of four, 59.66%inPCM and72%in English am I eligible and if yes than what would be the fees
  • RE: B.SC. Nautical Science - Eligibility, Fees, Colleges and Prospects -yashveer kaushik (08/07/16)
  • Good morning sir i got 75.2%in 12th and only pcm is 73% &english 67% and 10th class i got 80.2% so please tell me can i join merchent navy & both clases passed by hbse.
  • RE: B.SC. Nautical Science - Eligibility, Fees, Colleges and Prospects -kiran (08/07/16)
  • I am bipc student can I join in this course
    Courses
  • RE: B.SC. Nautical Science - Eligibility, Fees, Colleges and Prospects -Abhisek nanda (07/28/16)
  • Sir i secured 67% in +2 science and 60% in eng plz sir help me
    phn 9583820687
  • RE: B.SC. Nautical Science - Eligibility, Fees, Colleges and Prospects -kapil kumat (07/17/16)
  • good morning sir i got 46. 6%in pcm group and english 38% uk board plz reply me. so i can apply this course but sir10th class from up board 77% pcm thanks
  • RE: B.SC. Nautical Science - Eligibility, Fees, Colleges and Prospects -Chandan Adurkar (07/06/16)
  • What are exact fees for three years of this course
  • RE: B.SC. Nautical Science - Eligibility, Fees, Colleges and Prospects -Dhanil kumar v (06/18/16)
  • Sir I have secured the mark criteria for joining as a deck cadet,but what are the other mandatory things that I should know.
  • RE: B.SC. Nautical Science - Eligibility, Fees, Colleges and Prospects -Rocky Naik (06/15/16)
  • i have spectacles and my vision is 6/36
    am i eligble for it
  • RE: B.SC. Nautical Science - Eligibility, Fees, Colleges and Prospects -kunal jaiswal (06/14/16)
  • respected sir
    i got 50•/• percent in 12th i am eligibal nd i am failed in imu.cet exam plz help me
  • RE: B.SC. Nautical Science - Eligibility, Fees, Colleges and Prospects -Ajil Raju (06/14/16)
  • Respected sir
    I got 52.5% in PCM and in English above 50% 12th std. Can I appear for BSc nuctical science
    Please sir reply to my post thank you
  • RE: B.SC. Nautical Science - Eligibility, Fees, Colleges and Prospects -Arbaz Nandgaonkar (06/09/16)
  • Respect sir,
    I got 45% in PCM and 65% in English in 12th std. Can I appear for BSc nuctical science
    Please sir reply to my post thank you

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