Haldia Institute of Maritime Studies and Research (HIMSAR)
Haldia Institute of Maritime Studies and Research (HIMSAR), an institute under FOSMA-ICARE project and offering 3 yrs. Degree course in Nautical Science (BNS) and also a 12 months Diploma course in Applied Nautical Science (DNS). We are also conducting All India Dredge Cadet pre sea training course on behalf of Dredging Corporation of India.
Our institute has been approved by D. G. Shipping for above courses and the courses are affiliated to Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology ( MAKAUT) formerly known as West Bengal University of Technology (WBUT) & Indian Maritime University (IMU) respectively. We are also ISO9001:2008 certified by IRS and awarded A2 by Indian Register of Shipping (IRS) for comprehensive Inspection Programme (CIP) mandated by Directorate General of shipping (DGS). Technical supervision (faculty, curriculum, training resources, placement, any up-gradation of faculty, placement) is under direct supervision of Director – FOSMA. Being a FOSMA institute, our cadets regularly undergo various value added courses—pre sea familiarization like OTF, GMDSS, ROC etc. from IIPM Calcutta, another FOSMA institute. Institute is well equipped and set up on 10 Acres campus.
The institute has been set up by ICARE a registered society. The society has already set up 12 institutes at Haldia its various streams like engineering, Medical, Law, Polytechnic, Educations. They have more than 6000 students, in various courses at any given time. ICARE has more than 300 faculties and equal no of technical staffs for various Courses / streams. Being sister concern and under the same society, we share advanced labs and workshops of Haldia Institute of Technology .The Institute is completely self contained having all modern facilities of ATM, Cyber café, Bank, Post office Cafeterias, etc. The institute has an added advantage of having Haldia Dock Complex (HDC) at our doorstep enabling us to give on board exposure to our cadets through regular ship visits .The society is also planning to commence Marine Engineering and other courses shortly.
Eleven batches of 3 years B.Sc in Nautical Science (BNS), five batches of 1 year Diploma in Nautical Science have passed out from this institute. They have been well accepted by Mitsui OSK lines, MOL Synergy, Univan ship Management, United Ocean ship Management, Wallem ship Management, Genoa Maritime, Apeejay shipping etc.