Kerala has been the Maritime gateway to South India with a very long coastline. Kochi, the queen of the Arabian Sea placed along this coastline, has always kept its doors open to the maritime industry. Kochi Port, an all-weather port, is most strategically located on the east-west trade route. No other Indian port enjoys this proximity to the maritime highway as Kochi port. All these factors fuelled the growth of Kochi as a maritime hub.
Kerala has been the Maritime gateway to South India with a totally lengthy coastline. Kochi, the queen of the Arabian Sea located alongside this coastline, has usually stored its doorways open to the maritime industry. Kochi Port, an all-climate port, is maximum strategically placed at the east-west alternate route. No different Indian port enjoys this proximity to the maritime motorway as Kochi port. All those elements fuelled the boom of Kochi as a maritime hub.
Indian Maritime University Kochi is approved by UGC
Indian Maritime University Kochi courses are offered at various levels like Undergraduate Degree (i.e BBA (Logistics Management), Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech.) Naval Architecture & Ocean Engineering, etc.)and Doctoral levels and many more. You can also find a brief overview of the different courses offered by the university across various disciplines with their specializations on the Course page.
To take appropriate measures for promoting innovations in the teaching-learning process, interdisciplinary studies, and research; and to pay special attention to the promotion of educational and economic interests and welfare of the people of India.
IMU is in the category of Professional University intended for fulfilling the requirements of the Maritime Sector. The ability to establish and develop a critical mass of activities in the maritime sector is the primary advantage of the IMU system. All activities need not be in a single location but should be distributed across different locations in the country, which have the comparative advantages to facilitate the best possible education and training in a given area of specialization.