Indira Gandhi National Open University Entrance Examination 2007

Maiden Garhi,

New Delhi – 110 068


B.Sc. (Nautical Science) – August 2007 Session

Indira Gandhi National Open University announces admission in B.Sc. (Nautical Science) programme commencing from
1st August 2007. This programme has been developed in collaboration with the Directorate General of Shipping (DGS), Mumbai and is aimed at orienting the cadre for the equivalent life at sea by providing vocationally oriented education and training.

The eligibility conditions are:

A) Educational (1) 10+2 with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics (PCM) with not less than 55% marks in PCM from a recognized Board OR with Physics as individual subject in any one of the year of B.Sc. with Physics, Maths, Chemistry or Electronics with not less than 55% marks in the final year of B.Sc. from a recognized AICTE / UGC / DEC. And (2) Should have passed with not less than 50% marks in English as a subject, at either 10th or 12th standard or in the Degree course, conducted by a Board or any University. [Note: Those appearing in eligibility qualifying examination are also eligible to apply provided they meet all the eligibility criteria on or before the commencement of the programme and produce the certificates to that effect]

(B) Age
(As on 1st August 2007]: Not more than 20 years in case of 10+2 pass, Not more than 22 years in case of B.Sc. Degree, Not more than 24 years in case of B.E. / B.Tech. The age limit is relaxable by 2 years in case of female candidates. Age relaxation of 5 years to SC / ST candidates will be available as per the rules of Government of India

(C) Physical Standards: Medically fit as per the standards prescribed by M S Medical Education Rules, 2000, and Eye Sight: 6/6 in each eye without visual aids and normal colour vision (Note: The candidates are strongly advised to get them medically examined so as to avoid any last minute embarrassment).

Last Date for submission of Application to Registrar (SR&ED), IGNOU, New Delhi
21st May 2007

The Course / Programme will be offered through selected Training Institutes approved by DGS and IGNOU details of which are available in the Prospectus.

The Prospectus can be obtained from IGNOU headquarters, New Delhi on weekdays during working hours on payment of Rs.50/- in cash from
3rd May, 2007. It can also be downloaded from IGNOU website i.e. The filled-in Application forms along with the requisite fee of Rs.500/- (Rs.550/- in case of downloaded Application forms) In the Demand Draft drawn in favour of IGNOU payable at Delhi should reach in an envelope super-scribed” Application form for B.Sc. (Nautical Science)’ on or before the last date of submission of applications to

The Registrar (SR & ED),

Block-12, Indira Gandhi National Open University,

Maiden, New Delhi – 110068

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