Top 5 Colleges For Merchant Navy In India?

By Ishika

10 January, 2024

The Merchant Navy, also known as Merchant Marine, plays a pivotal role in global commerce, responsible for the seamless movement of goods, fuel, and commodities across the world's oceans


Here are the top 5 colleges for merchant navy in India:

IMU’s Chennai campus was previously popular as the National Maritime Academy campus. It is renowned for its maritime programs in Nautical Science, Marine Engineering, etc.

Indian Maritime University (IMU), Chennai

Training Ship Chanakya (TSC), Mumbai

T.S. Chanakya is the training campus of Indian Maritime University, known for its comprehensive maritime programs. It offers courses in 3-year B. Sc. and 1-year Diploma programs in Nautical Science, as well as Ph.D and M.S by research, ensuring a well-rounded education.

CMC is known for its specialized maritime courses and practical training. It provides a range of pre and post sea programs in Marine Engineering, Nautical Science and Logistics & Shipping approved by DG Shipping, Govt. of India.

Coimbatore Marine College (CMC), Coimbatore

Tolani Maritime Institute (TMI), Pune

Affiliated to Indian Maritime University  (IMU), TMI stands out for its holistic approach to maritime education, providing programs in B. Tech. Marine Engineering, and B. Sc. Nautical Science along with DNS. It maintains strong industry connections, resulting in excellent placement opportunities.

Located on the eastern coast of India, IMU Visakhapatnam (previously known as The National Ship Design and Research Centre, Visakhapatnam) offers comprehensive maritime programs, including Naval Architecture & Ocean Engineering, Maritime Logistics, International Transportation & Logistics Management, and Dredging & Harbour Engineering at UG and PG levels.

Indian Maritime University (IMU), Visakhapatnam