Diploma in Higher National Nautical ScienceVel's Academy of Maritime Studies
Price on request
The first year of the HND Nautical Science Course will be conducted at VAMS, Chennai, and the second year of study will be conducted at GCNS, Glasgow.
Phase 1 is of 39 weeks at VAMS, followed by 38 weeks at GCNS. Thereafter, 15 months of sea service are required to qualify for Deck Officer of the Watch Certificate of Competency (earlier known as Class 3 or Second Mates Certificate) examinations in the UK.
Entry Requirements :
Academic Standards : A pass in 10+2 or its equivalent examination with preferably minimum 60% aggregate in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics group, and preferably atleast 50% in English at 10th or 12th standard
Age : Preferably 17 to 20 years as on 1st September 2010
Medical Standard : Candidate should be physically fit for sea service under standard norms, with minimum unaided vision 6/6 in each eye, and with no colour blindness.