Hindustan Institute of Maritime Training (HIMT), Chennai was established in 1998 Mr Sanjeev S.Vakil, a pioneer in the field of Maritime Education and Training. HIMT is affiliated to Indian Maritime University and is approved by Directorate General of Shipping (DGS). The institute has been rated Outstanding (SMERA Grade 1) for all the courses and is India's largest maritime institute.
The admissions to the institute are based on the IMU-CET conducted by the Indian Maritime University. The main aim of the college is to provide quality education in the marine sector and produce the best mariners who can competent enough to succeed in the industry. The college offers various courses from pre-sea training courses for ratings & officers, through senior officer competency certificates and advanced courses for all ranks of Merchant Navy.
HIMT also offers offshore gas and oil industry courses and specialized value-added courses for the professional development of shore-based staff and seagoing personnel. The college sticks to its commitment to imparting quality training at the most competitive fees and has trained more than 2,51,000 candidates in various courses. HIMT has the best infrastructure facilities and aesthetic interiors with world-class facilities.
The college has been receiving national and international awards in recognition of its commitment to Maritime Training consistently for nine years. The campus is spread over a wide area of 2,50,000 sq ft. at the outskirts of Chennai, 10 km from Mahabalipuram.
Highlights of Hindustan Institute of Maritime Training
|Name||Hindustan Institute of Maritime Training|
|Year of Establishment||1998|
|Affiliation||Indian Maritime University|
|Recognition||D.G. Shipping Govt. of India|
|Location||Chennai, Tamil Nadu|
|Contact Details||044-30103010, 43439696, 30103065|
Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech)
Bachelor of Technology (Lateral)
Bachelor of Science (B.Sc)
General Purpose Rating (GP Rating)
Electro-Technical Officers (ETO)
Orientation Course for Catering Personnel (OCCP)
|GP Rating||6 (Months)||150,000/-|
Note: A relaxation of min educational qualification is for native candidates of Minicoy Island belonging to ST Category.
|ETO||10+2 with PCM & Eng as a separate subject with min 50% marks in Eng in Class 10th & 12th and passed Diploma (3 Years) with 60% marks or passed 4 years Degree including Lateral Entry with 50% marks in EE, EEE, ECE, E&I or equivalent.|
Selection to Hindustan Institute of Maritime Training College is based on the Common Entrance Test conducted by the Indian Maritime University (IMU CET), followed by a Medical Examination and Interview.
HIMT College offers attractive scholarships every year to meritorious and deserving students to encourage excellence and to make education accessible to students of all economic layers. The college offers the following scholarships:
This scholarship is in memory of Late Smt. Madhurika Suresh Vakil. Every academic year, various scholarships are awarded based on need- cum-merit to trainees who belong to a low-income group and achieve continuous meritorious academic performance. Madhurika Educational & Charitable trust has incorporated three Merit-cum-Means based scholarships for GP rating students from the year 2006 in memory of Late Smt. Madhurika Suresh Vakil. Each student undergoing the 6 months GP rating course is given a Scholarship amount of Rs. 25,000/-.
First-year students of HIMT College who obtain the highest marks in the 10+2 examinations at All India level will get 100% tuition fee waiver for the first academic year. Similarly, if the same student continues to obtain highest marks in his preferred discipline (without any arrears in each semester) in the subsequent years, then he/she will get 100% tuition fees waiver.
The top 10 rank holders of any State/Central Board Examination at the Plus Two level or equivalent will be entitled to pursue any of the Pre-sea courses at 50% of the tuition fees. Similarly, if the same student continues to secure highest marks (without any arrears in each semester) in the subsequent years, then he will get 50% tuition fees waiver.
Students who have won National level prize are offered a one-time scholarship of Rs. 20,000/- in the course fees. Any student having a State level prize will be offered a one-time scholarship of Rs 10,000/- in the course fees at the time of joining or in the year he wins the National or State level prize.
This scholarship is for the student whose overall percentage of marks in the IMU Semester Exam shows the most improvement from Semester to semester. Such student would be given an award of Rs 5000/- (annually) each of the Nautical stream and Engineering Stream.
This scholarship is for students whose parent has been Martyred while in the service of Indian Armed Forces (Army, Navy or Airforce). Such students will get 50% off on tuition fees. The student must produce a confirmatory certificate from the Govt. of India.
In addition to the above scholarships, HIMT has been offering scholarships through professional associations like the Institute of Marine Engineers and Nautical Institute every year (HIMT Annual Scholarship). This scholarship is awarded to the students from an economically backward section. IME (I) & NI scholarship is open for the candidates of various institutes at All India level and Southern Part of India respectively.
HIMT provides a scholarship of up to 20% of the course fees for various modular courses while undergoing the pre-sea training.
HIMT provides Rs 25000/- tuition fee waiver to all female candidates for all courses.
HIMT offers loyalty discounts to candidates. Candidates who have completed over 25 courses at HIMT, from cadetship to Master/Chief Engineer have been receiving scholarships up to Rs 3000/- for every course done at HIMT.
All pre-sea students will get 5% discount on all post sea course fees as they qualify to the rank of Management level.
HIMT has been a part of the Skill Development Mission for Lakshadweep administration. Native candidates of Lakshadweep can utilize this opportunity before joining the course (proof of his nativity from Lakshadweep administration will be required).
Special fees offered for GP Rating Courses from Jan 2019 batches is Rs 1,35,000/-
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