Invites applications for admission to DG APROVED COURSE


Leading to B.Sc. (Nautical Science)

In collaboration with IGNOU

Programme: One-year residential course followed by two years at sea to qualify as a Navigating Officer on board Ships of the Merchant Navy

Academic Standard Required:

(1) A pass in 10+2 with minimum 55% marks in PCM, OR

(2) B.Sc. with P,C,M or Electronics with minimum 55% in Final year OR

(3) B.E. /B.Tech. AND atleast 50% in English at 10th or 12th standard

Age Limits: Maximum 20 years for (1), 22 years for (2), 24 years for (3) as on 2nd January 2006. (Age limit relaxable by 2 years for female candidates)

Medical Standard Required: Candidates should be physically fit sea service under Norms, with eyesight 6/6, and with no colour blindness.

Application forms can be downloaded from IGNOU website in or can be obtained from our Academy.

Last date of submission to IGNOU – 7.10.2005

Date of Entrance Test by IGNOU – 23.10.2005

Course commences- 2.1.2006

For further details please visit our website or contact:

Capt.K.Vivekanand, Director,

Vels Group of Maritime Colleges

Central Administration: P.V. Vaithiyalinagam Road,

Velan Negar, Pallavaram, Chennai 600 117.

Tel: 22415437 / 22417080 (Dir) / 9840048011

Fax: 22417090


City Centre:

521/2 Anna Salai, (opposite G.R. Complex),

Nandanam, Chennai 600 035.

Tel: 24315541

Fax: 24315542

Note: The successful completion of this course does not guarantee on-board taining, which is mandatory for employment

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