International Maritime Academy, situated in Chennai, is one of the most important seagoing cadets training institutions in the nation. It is India's most Premier Academy for Maritime Education. The Institute has constructed its own Ship-In-Campus training facility in the academy campus itself. It provides exceptional training to all the students and holds a good reputation in the field of maritime training and education. It also holds an advanced maritime workshop, training instruments, and other equipment to provide excellent training to the entire budding workforce. The Institute is approved by Directorate General of Shipping and accreditated to International Accreditation Organization. It is also conducting courses under technical collaboration with Annamalai University. 

IMA Chennai Courses

The education center has been upgrading itself from time to time to match up to the current changes in the maritime field. International Maritime Academy offers various Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Diploma and Ph.D. courses. Below mentioned are the details for the same: 

Course Type Specializations  Eligibility Criteria 



B.Tech- Marine Engineering

Intermediate Graduate with 45% marks with PCM 


B.Tech- Naval Architecture 

B.Sc- Nautical Science 


M.I.B. MBA- International Business Management 

Bachelor’s Degree with 50% marks 

M.Tech- Naval Architecture & Ship Building 

Bachelor’s in Civil/ Mechanical/ Electrical 


Environmental Sciences 

M.Sc/ M.Phil with 55% marks 


Nautical Science 

Intermediate Graduate with 45% marks with PCM 

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IMA Chennai Facilities

With the increasing trends, International Maritime Insitute believes in imparting the best of the infrastructural facilities to its students. It is necessary to maintain the standards of the institute according to the global standards. The institute has a well-maintained library, science lab, computer classroom, and conference room to look after the academic needs of the students. IMA also has a Hostel, Mess Hall, Sports Ground, and Gym. Being a Maritime Academy, the Institute has proper workshop training sessions to equip the students with proper skills. The list includes Machine Shop, Ship Engine Room, Swimming pool and many more.

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