What is a Diploma in Nautical Science?

The Diploma in Nautical Science is a one-year residential program that provides a diploma in nautical sciences upon completion to Merchant Navy aspirants.

During this course, students are trained in the fundamentals of marine safety, ship navigation, and seamanship. After completing this one-year program, students are eligible to take the Certificate of Competency (CoC) exam, issued by the Director General of Shipping and recognized internationally.

After completing this program, students are eligible to work as Deck Officers on board any commercial ship in the Merchant Navy.