DNS-Academics

DNS Syllabus - 5th Revision

The Course Curriculum for the “One year Diploma in Nautical Science (DNS) leading to B.Sc. (Applied Nautical Science) Degree” includes the requirements of the STCW Convention of IMO and Directorate General of Shipping, for competencies required for an “Officer in Charge of a Navigational watch”. This course Curriculum has the approval of the Indian Maritime University and Directorate General of Shipping, Government of India. Please click here for downloading the detailed teaching syllabus.

DNS Syllabus – Semester I

Sr. No.Subject CodeSubject NameHrs
1UD11T5101Applied Mathematics41
2UD11T5102Applied Sciences60
3UD11T5103Ship Construction & Ship Stability I44
4UD11T5104Navigation I: Navigation & Chartwork65
5UD11T5105Navigation II: Bridge Equipment, Watchkeeping & Meteorology60
6UD11T5106Cargo Handling, Stowage & Seamanship I68
7UD11T5107English & Human Factors52
Theory Total Hours390
1UD11P5101Applied Science Lab20
2UD11P5102Computer Lab20
3UD11P5103Workshop Practices37
4UD11P5104Seamanship Lab44
Practical’s Total Hours121

DNS Syllabus – Semester II

Sr. No.Subject CodeSubject NameHrs
1UD11T5201Navigation III: Navigation & Chartwork87
2UD11T5202Navigation IV: Advanced Bridge Equipment, Watchkeeping & Meteorology67
3UD11T5203Cargo Handling, Stowage & Seamanship II70
4UD11T5204Ship Construction & Ship Stability II74
5UD11T5205MARPOL & Marine Engineering Knowledge52
6UD11T5206Emergencies, Maritime Communication & Commericial Shipping56
Theory Total Hours396
1UD11P5201Communicative English Lab18
2UD11P5202Workshop Practices & Seamanship67
3UD11P5203Navigation Laboratory 30
Practical’s Total Hours115

Current DNS Batches

DNS 24 (August 2021) – Course started on 01st Nov 2021 with a batch strength of 160 cadets diveded into four divisions. Please click here to download the list of the selected cadets.

DNS 25 (February 2022) – Course started on 16th Feb 2022 with a batch strength of 80 cadets diveded into two divisions. Please click here to download the list of the selected cadets.

Internal Exam Results


Internal Exam 1 is scheduled from 18 April 2022 to 23 April 2022.
For downloading the exam schedule please click here

DNS 24 (August 2021) – Please click here to download the exam result.

DNS 25 (February 2022) – Please click here to download the exam result.

External Exam Results

IMU End Semester Examination, Dec 2021 Overall Result – Please click here to download the excel file.
Subject-wise Result Comparision – Please click here to download the subject-wise performance evaluation of AEMA cadet vs IMU vs Other MTI’s.

DNS 23 (February 2021) – Please click here to download the subject-wise analysis of DNS 23, Sem 2 result.
DNS 24 (August 2021) – Please click here to download the subject-wise analysis of DNS 24, Sem 1 result.
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