The number of Girl students in the Indian Maritime University with headquarters in Chennai is continuously increasing and various efforts are put in in place to increase it further, Mr. K.D. Joshi, Controller of Examinations of the University and Mr M. Saravanan, Financial Officer (In-charge), told a news conference on May 31st.
Efforts are on in the University to introduce new curriculum based on modern trends in the shipping industry on the basis of the New Education policy. The University has conducted several international seminars and conferences on Maritime activities. They also noted that the University is working closely with Maritime educational institutions from various countries
The Indian Maritime University (IMU) in Chennai has been doing well for more than a decade now. The university, which functions under the Union Ministry of Ports and Shipping, offers various undergraduate and postgraduate courses through campuses in Chennai, Kochi, Mumbai, Visakhapatnam and other places.Various campuses of the university offers M.Tech and MBA master's courses in maritime technology, international transport, etc.
BSc and BBA courses in Maritime science and Logistics are also being offered, they said. They said MS/PHD research courses were started in all the campuses since 2017, out of which 59 students are currently pursuing research projects.
Maritime University is continuously making efforts to further modernize and improve the educational infrastructure they said.