Merchant Navy is the professional course. It is the backbone of international trade, carrying cargo all over the world. The merchant ships employ a huge number of workers to carry and deliver goods from one country to another. A career in the merchant navy is considered a glamorous job. It is conducted by IMU-CET.

Career in Merchant Navy-

Engineering Courses

  • B.E./B.Tech. Marine Engineering
  • B.E./B.Tech. Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering

Science Courses

  • B.Sc. Nautical Science
  • B.Sc. Maritime Science
  • B.Sc. Ship Building and Repair

Diploma Course

  • Diploma in Nautical Science

Entrance Exam for Merchant Navy

IMU-CET-(Indian Maritime University-Common Entrance Test)

  • IMU-CET is a Common Entrance Test conducted by Indian Maritime University.
  • Candidates who want to make their career in Merchant Navy should have to pass IMU-CET for admissions in Maritime institutions.
  • It is conducted for diploma and under graduate programs.

Institutes participating under IMU-CET-

Total 24 Maritime Institutions participating under IMU-CET for all diploma and under graduate programs namely:

  • IMU-Chennai Campus
  • IMU-Cochin Campus
  • IMU-Kandla Campus
  • IMU-Karaikal Campus
  • IMU-Kolkata Campus
  • IMU-Mumbai Campus
  • IMU-Vishakhapatnam Campus
  • C V Raman College of Engineering, Bhubanewsar
  • Coimbatore Marine College, Coimbatore
  • College of Ship Technology, Palakad
  • Euro Tech Maritime Academy, Cochin
  • The Great Eastern Institute of Maritime Studies, Mumbai
  • HIMT College (Hindustan Institute of Maritime Training), Kilpauk, Chennai
  • Hind Institute of Nautical Science & Engineering, Noida (U.P)
  • International Maritime Institute, New Delhi
  • Mangalore Marine College, Mangalore
  • Maritime Foundation, Nungambakkam, Chennai
  • Maritime Training Institute, (SCI) Mumbai
  • Park Maritime Academy, Coimbatore
  • Perunthalaivar Kamarajar Institute of Maritime Science and Engineering, Chidambaram
  • Southern Academy of Maritime Studies, Chennai
  • Sailors Maritime Academy, Vishakhapattnam
  • Shriram Institute of Marine Studies, New Delhi
  • Yak Education Trust, Mumbai
Eligibility Criteria:
  • +2 passed/pursuing students are eligible(10th passed students are also eligible for some diploma courses)
  • Candidate should be Unmarried (Male or Female)
  • Candidate should have qualification with Physics, Chemistry and Math (Min. 60% Marks) and English (Minimum 50% marks)
  • Age Limit should be 17-25 years
  • Candidate should be physically fit with Normal Eyesight (with no Color Blindness).
Exam Pattern:
  • No. of Questions-200 MCQs (1 mark each).No negative marking
  • Duration- 3 hrs
  • Paper Mode- Online
  • Subjects- English (25), General Aptitude (25), General Knowledge (25), Physics (50), Chemistry (25), Mathematics (50).

Other Exams for Merchant Navy Students

AIMNET-For Deck Cadet courses only.

Our Programs

  • Full Year Program
  • Crash Course


We take pleasure to introduce ourselves as Veron Marine Services helping the candidates those who want to pursue a career in Merchant Navy. Our organization has a single-minded focus, to guide students to the best possible Institutes, thus enabling them to build their future. Using our expertise and vast experience.

Our Services:

  • Career Guidance
  • Preparatory Books & Study Materials
  • Coaching Classes
  • Merchant Navy Career Counseling

Veron is a professional firm that counsels students who desire to join Merchant Navy. We have been advising Parents and Students about their decisions to join Merchant Navy Courses & Merchant Navy Life.