IMU offers various courses under the following Schools School of Nautical Sciences (Residential Programmes).
Merchant Navy is a profession where the Cargo or goods are transported by ships, from one port to another in same or different country.
These cargo can be of various forms viz Coal, Cement etc. in bulk or equipments / devices in containers or even Diesel, Petrol, LPG, LNG etc. each having a specific type of ship. These ships are sailed by Mariners. One thing to note here is that Merchant Navy is different from Navy and has nothing to do with military or war.