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 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Please send your queries on different subjects to the email mentioned in the following table

S.No Subjects Email
1 Examinations, Degree Certificate, Name Correction, Migration Certificate, Transcript attestation and verification of student records examcell@imu.ac.in
2 DLP related matters like sending 2nd mate marksheet issued by DGS for the issuance of provisional certificate etc for DLP programmes dlp@imu.ac.in
3 Admissions related queries academicscell@imu.ac.in

Note 1:
1. Subject of the mail should mention subject of query, name, registration number, campus / institute name.
2. Incomplete and vague mail will not be attended to.
3. Request should be sent to the designated E-mail I.D. only.


  • 1. What is Transcript and how to apply for Transcript Certificate?
  • A transcript is documentation of a student's permanent academic record, which usually means all courses taken, all grades received and degrees conferred to a student.
    An application along with the online payment fee of Rs.1,000/- (+ 18% GST) (Every extra copy Rs.500/- (+ 18% GST)) may be sent to the Controller of Examinations, IMU.
    Time Period for issue: IMU ordinarily will take minimum 15 working days for issue of the certificate.
    The online payment for Transcript Certificate can be made through IMU's website www.imu.ac.in under the heading Academics - "Online payment of Academic Fee" click Transcript Fee

    Above Procedure is also applicable for Attestation of Certificates / Mark sheets.

  • 2. Procedure to send the academic records attested by the IMU along with duly filled application format directly to WES, Canada or to any Foreign Agency by the IMU?
  • Academic request form in the prescribed format shared by WES, Canada or any other foreign agency duly signed by the students.
    All Academic records [Certificates, mark statements issued by IMU] to be attested by the IMU.
    Fees for attestations for one copy Rs.1180 [inclusive of GST]
    Postal charges of Rs.1534 [inclusive of GST]
    Postal address to which it has to be sent shall be clearly mentioned.
    Payment should be made online through SBI i-collect available on IMU's website. Link is given below
    https://www.imu.edu.in//index.php?prod_id=408
    After making payment an application/mail enclosing the above documents should be sent to the Controller of Examinations, IMU Hqrs, through E-mail I.D. coe@imu.ac.in along with a proof of the payment.
    Time Period for issue:IMU will take minimum 15 working days for attestation/dispatch to the concerned Foreign agency.

  • 3. What is a Migration Certificate and how do I apply for the same?
  • Migration Certificate is a document issued to students when they wish to pursue higher studies in other Universities. An application should be sent to the Controller of Examinations, IMU along with the online payment fee receipt of Rs.500/- (+ 18% GST) with the Registration Number of Cadet.
    The online payment can be made through IMU website www.imu.ac.in under the heading Academics - "click online payment of academic fees" click Migration Certificate Fee.
    Time Period for issue: IMU ordinarily will take minimum 15 working days for issue of the certificate.
    Above mentioned fees is as per IMU Circular No.2008 dated 18.09.2020 which may be amended in future.

  • 4. How to apply for the 3, 4, 5 Semester Examinations of the DNS leading to B.Sc (Applied Nautical Science) programme?
  • The 3, 4, 5 Semester Examinations of the DNS leading to B.Sc (Applied Nautical Science) programme will be conducted four times in a year i.e. March, June, September and December. The student can register through their login for any examination throughout the year by paying the relevant fees in the mode as specified by the University when the examination instruction and time table are published on IMU's website:-

    One time Re-Registration Fee for B.Sc (Applied Nautical Science - DLP)
          w.e.f. September 2020
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    Rs.30,000/-
         (As per Circular No. 2006 dated 07.08.2020)
    Each Written paper - Rs.4,000/- per semester
    Fees for mark statement - Rs.150/-
    Provisional Certificate - Rs.250/-
    Consolidated Mark Statement - Rs.500/-
    Degree Certificate - Rs.500/-
    For arrear paper - Rs.500/- for each paper
    Mark Statement - Rs.150/-
    The Centre for the examination must be selected while registering for the Examination. The online Application can be applied directly by the students by login to Student Portal. In Case, Photo is not displayed, you can send a recent colour through email addressed to dlp@imu.ac.in.
    Above mentioned fees is as per IMU Circular No.2008 dated 18.09.2020 which may be amended in future.

  • 5. When can I apply for 3rd, 4th and 5th Semester Examinations?
  • Immediately after the completion of evaluation of SSTP by the Institute / Campus and uploading of the marks of the same in IMU's Examination Portal. The candidates are to note that they have to apply for 3rd, 4th and 5th Semester Examinations prior to the appearance in 6th Semester Examinations i.e. Second Mate CoC Examinations conducted by DG, Shipping. If anyone doesn't apply for the 3rd, 4th and 5th Semester Examinations prior to appearance of the Second Mate Examinations, IMU shall not consider the Second Mate Examinations marks and will not award the degree.

  • 6. How can I get my Provisional Certificate & Consolidate Mark Sheet of the DNS leading to B.Sc (Applied Nautical Science) programme?
  • Students of Diploma in Nautical Science leading to B.Sc. (Applied Nautical Science) who have completed the programme in all respect i.e. updation of Second Mate marks issued by DG, Shipping (student has to provide the same), updation of practical and internal marks from the respective Institutes/Campuses will be eligible for issue of Provisional Degree Certificate and the Consolidated Mark Sheets.
    For students of IMU Campuses, the Provisional Degree Certificate and the Consolidated Mark Sheets will be sent to the concerned IMU Campuses within one month from the date of publication of revaluation results.
    For student of Affiliated Institutes, the Provisional Degree Certificate and the Consolidated Mark Sheet will be sent to the concerned student's home address through "Speed Post" within one month from the date of publication of revaluation results.
    The provisional certificate issued is valid till the issue of the Degree Certificate after convocation.
    For knowing the present status, students may write an email to dlp@imu.ac.in with subject title "Status of Provisional Certificate for DLP Programme- (Student Name, IMU Registration Number)-reg
    Time Period for response: IMU ordinarily will take minimum 15 working days to respond to the students query after going through the records.

  • 7. How do I get my Provisional Certificate & Consolidate mark sheet for other than DNS leading to B.Sc (Applied Nautical Science) programme?
  • The Provisional Certificate and the Consolidated Mark Sheet is issued after successful completion of the two (only for PGDME Programme)/four/six/eight semesters (as applicable).
    For students of IMU Campuses, the Provisional Degree Certificate and the Consolidated Mark Sheets will be sent to the concerned IMU Campuses within one month from the date of publication of revaluation results.
    For student of Affiliated Institutes, the Provisional Degree Certificate and the Consolidated Mark Sheet will be sent to the concerned student's home address through "Speed Post" within one month from the date of publication of revaluation results.
    IMU will not send the certificate, if a student gives Foreign country address.

  • 8. Who is eligible for Degree Certificate?
  • All student who have successfully cleared all the Semesters of the Programme for which they had enrolled will become eligible for Convocation.
    However, the Degree Certificate will be issued only if the Degree Certificate Fees of Rs.500/- for UG programmes or Rs.1,000/- for PG programmes has been paid to IMU. If you have paid and have still not received the Degree Certificate, please write to examcell@imu.ac.in with subject title "Request for Degree certificate- (Name, Registration Number)".
    Above mentioned fees is as per IMU Circular No.2008 dated 18.09.2020 which may be amended in future.

  • 9. How do I get my Degree Certificate?
  • Degree Certificate is awarded on the day of the Convocation. For each Convocation a period is taken (usually one complete year or more) within which all students who have cleared all their Semesters successfully will automatically become eligible for the Degree Certificate. The Degree Certificate is awarded either in-person to the respective Student on the day of the Convocation or if the Student has registered for in-Absentia the Degree Certificate is sent by Speed Post to the registered postal address of the Student. IMU will not send the certificate, if a Student gives Foreign country address.
    If the student is eligible for getting Degree and has made the payment of Rs. 500/- for Degree Certificate and wishes to receive the Degree Certificate in-Person on the Convocation day, then the student has to register online through their Student login within the stipulated time frame. The Online Registration link will be made available on IMU's website: www.imu.ac.in after the Convocation is announced. However, the link will be available through the year for Online registration for students who have become eligible for the Convocation no as well as previously.
    IMU has conducted till date 5 Convocations for the following periods:

    1st Convocation-August 2009 till October 2013
    2nd Convocation-November 2013 till December 2015
    3rd Convocation-January 2016 till December 2017
    4th Convocation-January 2018 till December 2018
    5th Convocation-January 2019 till December 2019

    Students who have passed during the above mentioned periods can identify the Convocation for which they qualify.
    Above mentioned fees is as per IMU Circular No.2008 dated 18.09.2020 which may be amended in future.

  • 10. How to apply for Correction of Name and/or Date of Birth in case of correction such as spelling mistake or month and year mismatch, etc.?
  • IMU will correct the Name or Date of Birth of the Student as per the Name or Date of Birth mentioned in SSLC/XII Std Certificate. Student has to send his/her letter addressed to the Controller of Examinations, IMU along with a Copy of SSLC or XII Standard Certificates and receipt for payment of requisite Fees through the concerned IMU Director (in case of the student studying in IMU Campuses)/ through Concerned Principal of the Affiliated Institute (in case of the student studying in Affiliated Institutes).
    The necessary fee of Rs.500/- (+ 18% GST) (for each correction) may be paid online and the receipt may be sent along with the certificates.
    The online payment can be made through IMU website www.imu.ac.in under the heading Academics - click online payment of academic fees click Name/Date of birth correction fee.
    Time Period for issue of Certificate: IMU ordinarily will take minimum 15 working days to issue certificate.
    Above mentioned fees is as per IMU Circular No.2008 dated 18.09.2020 which may be amended in future.
    IMU will not send the certificate, if a student gives Foreign country address.

  • 11. Name Change in the IMU Database/ Certificates?
  • In case, a student wish to change his name for any reasons and needs for name updation in IMU database/certificates, then they have to publish their new name in the Gazette and obtain new SSLC, H.Sc Certificates etc. with their name, and then they can send their request letter addressed to the Controller of Examinations, IMU along with a Copy of the Gazette publication for new name, SSLC or XII Standard Certificates with new name and receipt for payment of requisite Fees through their concerned IMU Campus Director (in case of the student studying in IMU Campuses)/ through Concerned Principal of the Affiliated Institute (in case of the student studying in Affiliated Institutes).
    IMU will not send the certificate, if a student gives Foreign country address.
    The necessary fee of Rs.500/- (+ 18% GST) (for each correction) may be paid online and the receipt may be sent along with the certificates.
    The online payment can be made through IMU website www.imu.ac.in under the heading Academics click online payment of academic fees click Name/Date of birth correction fee.
    Time Period for issue: IMU ordinarily will take minimum 15 working days for issue of certificate.
    Above mentioned fees is as per IMU Circular No.2008 dated 18.09.2020 which may be amended in future.

  • 12. How to apply for Duplicate Certificate/ Statement of Marks?
  • The certificate of degree/Mark Sheet conferred on a student of Indian Maritime University are issued only once. The duplicate degree/mark sheet will be issued only for genuine cases, if the original degree certificate/Mark sheet are really lost or stolen or damaged.
    The following procedure is to be adopted by the candidate for getting a duplicate degree/Provisional certificate/ Mark sheet in case of loss/theft.
    (i)Register an FIR (First Information Report) for loss/theft of the degree certificate/Mark sheet issued by IMU to the nearest Police Station.
    (ii)Advertise the loss in a National Daily furnishing the details of the degree/mark sheet and the full address of the candidate with a request for return of the document if received within a reasonable period. After waiting for 15 days should apply with the newspaper cutting.
    (iii)A requisition letter duly signed by the candidate for application of duplicate degree/mark sheet mentioning the damage/loss of the degree/Mark Sheet be addressed to
    "The Controller of Examinations,
    Indian Maritime University - Headquarters,
    East Coast Road, Semmencherry,
    Sholinganallur Post,
    Chennai 600 119."

    List of following documents should be enclosed along with the above request letter:

    1. Copy of FIR (First Information Report) filed with Police intimating the loss of the certificate.

    2. The full sheet of the copy of the notification published in a newspaper or gazette regarding the loss should be enclosed for verifying the date of issue, name and page number of the newspaper.

    3. A non – traceable certificate issued by the Police official duly signed not below the rank of Assistant Commissioner/Deputy Superintendent of Police with round seal (from the area in which the candidate lost the certificate) by mentioning Crime and Occurrence Sheet Number and Date.

    4. Candidates applying for the duplicate of the degree certificate/mark sheet in lieu of accidental mutilation should produce the damaged original document along with the written application stating the nature and cause of damage.

    5. An Affidavit on a non-judicial stamp paper duly signed on the prescribed stamp by the Notary Public (original) with an undertaking to return the duplicate degree/mark sheet in the case the original degree is found. (Format of affidavit attached]

    6. Attested Xerox copy of SSLC/HSC mark sheet, Mark statement(s)/Transcript, Provisional certificate, the degree certificate and photo identity card issued by the institution.

    7. A payment for the issuance of duplicate degree certificate/mark sheet should be paid through online only.

    8. The details of fees for the issuance of duplicate degree certificate/mark sheet are given in the IMU Circular 2008 hosted in the IMU website for public domain. The extract is also given below:
    Fees:

    Duplicate Mark statement:Rs. 200 + Rs.100 search fee for each previous year + 18% GST
    Duplicate Provisional Certificate:Rs.500 + 18% GST
    Duplicate Degree Certificate:Rs.1000 + Rs.100 search fee for each previous year + 18% GST

    The online payment can be made through IMU website www.imu.ac.in under the heading academics click online payment of academic fees click (1) if apply for Duplicate Provisional Certificate fee and click (2) if apply for Duplicate Statement of Marks Fee.
    For additional information, further clarification and details mail to examcell@imu.ac.in
    Note: Applicants may kindly note that it takes approximately 15 working days from the day of receiving the above documents to process an application for the issuance of a duplicate degree/mark sheet.
    FORMAT OF AFFIDAVIT TO BE EXECUTED BY THE STUDENT IN THE PRESENCE OF NOTARY PUBLIC

  • 13. I am a Foreign student, how can I take admission in IMU programmes?
  • Admission to IMU Campuses for Under Graduate Programmes and Post Graduate Programmes will be done through Direct Admission to Student's from Abroad (DASA) Scheme of Ministry of Human Resource and Development (MHRD), Government of India.
    Each year the MHRD nominates a Central University/ Institute to become the nodal agency to coordinate all admission related matters. For further details please visit: https://www.dasanit.org/.

  • 14. What is Genuineness/ Verification of Certificate, and what is the process to obtain the same?
  • When Students are applying for further studies or for jobs, the prospective Educational Institutions/ Companies wish to verify the genuineness of the Certificate issued by Indian Maritime University for which the agency who wants the verification to be done should pay an amount of Rs. 1,000/- (+ 18% GST) through SBI i-collect available on IMU's website. After making payment an application/mail can be sent to the Controller of Examinations, IMU Hqs, through coe@imu.ac.in along with a proof of the payment.
    Time Period: IMU ordinarily will take minimum 15 working days for issue of the certificate.

  • 15. What is the process apply for Revaluation of Answer Scripts?
  • Application for Revaluation of answer scripts will be considered only for the just concluded End Semester Examinations for both UG/PG Programmes. Application for Revaluation of answer scripts will not be considered for Practical Examinations, field work, internal assessment, thesis submitted in lieu of a paper and Examinations. Request for Revaluation shall be through online registrations through Student Login.
    Revaluation can be admitted only if the candidate had failed in not more than five papers out of the total number of papers written by the candidate during that examination session.
    A fee of Rs.500/- will be charged per paper for Revaluation in a failed paper.
    Application for Revaluation should be submitted within 10 days from the date of publication of the results unless otherwise specified by the University. Portal will automatically be closed after the last date prescribed no further requests will be considered under any circumstances.
    Fee once remitted for Revaluation of Answer Scripts will not be refunded.
    After the revaluation (either second or third), the marks obtained in the revaluation will be uploaded in the result sheet irrespective of the final result either pass or fail and the latest mark will be indicated in the mark sheets.
    Where there is variation of more than 15 marks out of 100 between the first and second valuation, the Answer Script shall be sent for Third Valuation. The final marks shall be the "average of all three valuations".
  • 16. What is the process apply for Photocopy of Answer Scripts?
  • Photocopies of answer scripts will be issued to failed candidates only at a flat fee of Rs.80/- per subject irrespective of the number of pages and inclusive of postal charges.
    The application is made within 3 days from the date of publication of the results unless otherwise specified by the University.
    Photocopies (Hardcopy) of answer scripts will be obtained from the concerned zone where the evaluation were carried out and sent to the respective Directors/Principals in order to distribute the answer scripts to the concerned students.
    In the case of Online Evaluation, Soft (Digital) copy of the answer scripts requested by the students will be enabled in the Student Portal, who can view the answer script. In this case, hard copy of answer scripts will not be distributed.
    Eligibility : Photocopy is allowed only for failed papers

  • 17. What is the process for Refund of Examination Fee /Condonation Fees paid twice due to technical issue?
  • The Candidate has to forward his request along with the proof for having paid twice through the HoD of the respective Campus/Affiliated Institute who will in turn consolidate these requests and forward the same to CoE's Office with the approval of the Director after 10 days from the last date for payment of Condonation. No individual request for refund will be entertained.

  • 18. What is the process for taking admission in IMU Campuses?
  • IMU offers the following programmes:
    Undergraduate Programmes:

    4-Year B.Tech (Marine Engineering)
    4-Year B.Tech (Naval Architecture & Ocean Engineering)
    3-Year B.Sc (Nautical Science)
    3-Year BBA (Logistics, Retailing & E-Commerce)
    1-Year Diploma in Nautical Science leading to B.Sc. (Applied Nautical Science)
    3-Year B.Sc (Ship Building & Repair)****
    **** Note: This Programme is being conducted only in the IMU Affiliated Institute.
    Postgraduate Programmes:
    2-Year MBA (Port and Shipping Management)
    2-Year MBA (International Transportation and Logistics Management)
    2-Year M.Sc (Commercial Shipping & Logistics)
    2-Year M.Tech (Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering)
    2-Year M.Tech (Dredging and Harbour Engineering)
    2-Year M.Tech (Marine Engineering & Management)
    Postgraduate Diploma Programmes:
    1 Year PGDME (Post Graduate Diploma in Marine Engineering)

    Except for BBA (LRE) and PGDME all the programmes require a rank in the All India Common Entrance Test conducted by IMU in the month of May/June.
    Candidates may refer Academic Brochure of the respective Academic Year for more information on admissions.
    Academic Brochure of the particular Academic Year will be published in the first week of April.
    Candidates may refer old Academic Brochures in IMU's website under the heading----> Bulletin------> Archives-------> Academic-------> Academic Brochure.

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