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  1. What is the percentage marks required in Degree/Diploma?
    Answer: 50% in final year.
  2. What is the percentage marks required in English?
    Answer: 50% marks in Xth std or XII std or in Degree/Diploma.
  3. Should I be having a passport before joining IMS?
    Answer: Yes, you should have a valid passport with ‘ECNR’ stamp on it. It is compulsory.
  4. Can I join the course if I have spectacles?
    Answer: 6/6 or 6/12 in each eye or 6/18 in one eye and 6/9 in other eye without glasses WITH NO COLOUR BLINDNESS by Ishihara chart (you have to ask your ophthalmologist –eye specialist). NOTE: PARTIAL COLOUR BLINDNESS IS NOT ACCEPTABLE. If, you have a number which is higher, after selection you can plan for vision correction under advice of your Doctor.
  5. What are requirements of medical fitness?
    Answer: Body Mass Index < 25. After selection candidate has to undergo a medical examination as required by Company/Institute approved doctor.
  6. My college is not approved by AICTE or my University recognised by UGC or is a deemed University under UGC Act – can I apply?
    Answer: No
  7. Is lateral entry Diploma Holder eligible?
    Answer: Yes. Only ensure that you have 50% marks in English in 10th or 12th because you are exempted from first year of the Diploma course and English gets completed in first year itself.
  8. Is any work experience required to join the Pre sea Course?
    Answer: Work experience is not required.
  9. Can a Diploma candidate with lateral entry in 2nd year of BE Mechanical apply?
    Answer: Yes
  10. Is Tattoo on body a disqualification?
    Answer: Tattoo should not be visible when wearing uniform.
  11. Which semesters’ marks are considered for Diploma Shipbuilding Engineering?
    Answer: 7th and 8th Semester.
  12. Is Mechanical Production Degree considered equivalent to Mechanical Degree as is stated by the concerned University?
    Answer: No.
  13. Please explain the rule for English Marks?
    Answer: D.G. Shipping requires a candidate to have 50% or more in English in ANY ONE of the following: Class X OR Class XII OR Diploma OR Degree. Hence, you need NOT have 50% and above in all of these.
  14. What is the Class XII PCM marks preference for GME/DME admissions?
    Answer: There is no specified percentage requirement. However, as it is a competitive selection, candidates having 60% and above may have an advantage during Interview. For DME, passing Class XII is not a requirement.
  15. Is Degree in Automobile Engineering acceptable for GME course?
    Answer: No
  16. I have appeared in backlogs in my Degree/Diploma course and am expecting results in August or later – can I apply?
    Answer: Yes, you can apply. Fill ‘RA’ in spaces for semester marks. All marks must be available for issuance of Admission letter, if selected, by October 2nd week.
  17. Can female candidates apply in IMS Goa?
    Answer: At present we do not have hostel facilities for female candidates and hence we are not accepting applications from female candidates.

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