AIMNET | All India Merchant Navy Entrance Test 2019

About AIMNET (All India Merchant Navy Entrance Test)


Today amid all the transitions, there is one Indian body that’s helping the Indian Mariners to make the most of the new opportunities. One body that’s assimilating the changed global perspective and equipping the Indian Mariners for it. One body that’s ready for tomorrow is Offshore Shipping Academy.


The All India Merchant Navy Entrance Test (AIMNET) Board was created as an apex body of professional management with active support of Offshore Shipping Academy. AIMNET is a group a body to pool maritime thoughts in the country, a forum to develop a national maritime ethos, an organisation to facilitate furtherance of the maritime profession in the country.


All India Merchant Navy Entrance Test (AIMNET) is a standardised test being administered since 2013 to screen candidate for admission to Maritime an allied programmes. It is examination board managed by Offshore Shipping Academy.


Offshore Shipping Academy is Registered by Ministry of Corporate Affairs Govt. of India (Reg No. U80904UP2013PTC056599).

OSA is ISO 9001:2008 Certified by JAS-ANZ (Cert. No. QMS/0339/0713) For "Providing Professional Maritime Training & Manpower Supply to Marine Industries".
OSA is  ISO 9001:2015 Certified by IAF (Cert. No. IS//0705OH/062) For " Providing Professional Maritime Training & Manpower Supply to Marine Industries".
OSA is ISO 9001:2015 Certified by IRCLASS (Indian Register of Shipping) (Cert. No. IRQS/1810660) For "Providing Non D. G. Shipping Approved Pre-Sea Training for Maritime Industry and Placement Assistance for Students".

It is a largest test of its kind in the nation, AIMNET will continue to be your passport to over 54 Board-Schools across India.


Offshore Shipping Academy is affiliated by IMETA (Institute of Maritime Education & Training Australia) For confirmation Follow the Link


What is IMETA?

Institute of Maritime Education & Training operates from Australia & Singapore. We have developed a unique model of offering many foreign Administration approved maritime courses across various campuses spread throughout Asia and Middle East. 

IMETA exclusively collaborated with two of the world’s leading maritime institutions, namely TAFE NSW (Australia) and New Zealand Maritime School (New Zealand) to offer our maritime programmes in a structured and phased manner. 

Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) and Maritime New Zealand (MNZ) have approved these specially designed Certificate of Competency programmes and conduct regular audits on our programmes/campuses to maintain the highest quality standards normally associated with their courses. This also helps in ensuring that the students are receiving the same quality and care at our campuses.  


What is AMSA?

We are Australia's national agency responsible for maritime safety, protection of the marine environment, and maritime aviation search and rescue.  


What is TAFE NSW (Australia)? 

The acronym TAFE stands for Technical and Further Education. TAFE NSW is Australia's largest vocational education and training provider, based in New South Wales. At TAFE NSW we provide an extensive range of courses and qualifications to suit everyone from school leavers to career changers and businesses.  

We offer a range of vocational courses including short courses and certificates to Diploma and Advanced Diploma level. TAFE NSW is also registered as a higher education provider and offers degree level programs across a range of vocations.  

From full-time to part-time study, fully online or face-to-face, we offer different programs to suit your needs. Whether you’re finishing school, changing your career, returning to work after a break, or whether you’re looking to win that next promotion or even build your business, we offer exciting courses designed to equip you with the skills you need for the job success you want.  


TAFE NSW stands apart as an educational organisation by operating as the Government's public provider of vocational education and training (VET).

TAFE NSW is the leading provider of vocational education and training in Australia. Each year, more than 500,000 students enrol into nationally recognised courses and training.