VELS ACADEMY OF MARITIME STUDIES
Invites applications for admission to DG APROVED COURSE
DIPLOMA IN NAUTICAL SCIENCE
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 www.ignou.ac. 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
www.velsmaritime.com. or contact:
Vels Group of Maritime Colleges
Central Administration: P.V. Vaithiyalinagam Road,
Velan Negar, Pallavaram, Chennai 600 117.
Tel: 22415437 / 22417080 (Dir) / 9840048011
521/2 Anna Salai, (opposite G.R. Complex),
Nandanam, Chennai 600 035.
Note: The successful completion of this course does not guarantee on-board taining, which is mandatory for employment