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Nautical Science

What is Nautical Science?

An emerging career of this century, nautical science is for those who have a pull for the life in the sea. It is a highly paid industry and requires individuals who have the zest, inclination and courage to pursue a challenging career. The course provides a strong theoretical education in the field of nautical science and prepares students for employment in marine transportation. Students can perform the duties of ship officers.

When Can I Enroll for Nautical Science?





B. S. Nautical Technology

HSC with PCM & English

4 Years

Autonomous Exam

B. Sc. Nautical Science

HSC with PCM & English

3 Years

Autonomous Exam

Higher National Diploma Program

10+2 or its equivalent with 50% aggregate in Maths, Physics and Chemistry and minimum 50% marks in English

2 Years

English Proficiency Test

Diploma in Nautical Science (IGNOU)

a) Pass in (10+2) examination with Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics as separate subjects with a PCM average of not less than 55% OR

1 Year

Autonomous Exam

b) With Physics as individual subject in one of the year, B.Sc. in Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry or Electronics with an average of not less than 55% of marks in the final year OR

Autonomous Exam

c) B.E./B. Tech. Degree from I.I.T. or from a

college/University recognized by AICTE / UGC / DEC

Autonomous Exam

What Personality Traits Are Required in the Field of Nautical Science?

  • Risk taking ability
  • Ability to work for long hours
  • Enthusiastic
  • Communication Skills

What Aptitude Are Required in the Field of Nautical Science?

  • High Abstract Reasoning
  • High Numerical Ability
  • Above Average Verbal Ability

IQ Required for Being an Architect?

High intelligence level is required with lots of courage to take challenges.

Job Prospects in Nautical Science

  • Educational and Training Institutions.
  • Shipping Companies
  • Mercantile Marine Department
  • Ship Broking Firms