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B.Sc. In SMS (Bachelor Of Science In Shipping And Maritime Science)

The Shipping and Maritime Science (SMS) department is specialized in preparing the students with the applied knowledge required by the Shipping and Maritime industry. Its main aim is to provide its graduates a blend of applied courses much needed to pursue careers in port management, shipping company operations, shipping commerce and other related industries. A Bachelor degree earned in Shipping and Maritime Science will further enable a candidate to compete for Bangladesh Civil Service(BCS) exam and will also open the endless opportunities for pursuing advanced university degrees (e.g. Masters, PhD) in a wide array of related maritime fields at home and abroad.

Admission Criteria

For admission into undergraduate programs in the Department of Shipping and Maritime Science(SMS), candidate must meet following conditions in compliance with UGC.

  •  have science background with Physics, Chemistry, Math (PCM) and minimum GPA 2.5 in both SSC and HSC level; or
  • Must have minimum 5 subjects including PCM in O-level and 2 subjects in A-level, among them minimum grade B in at least 4 subjects and minimum grade C in at least other 3 subjects in science group.
  • Must appear in admission test and qualify for admission.
Sl No. Programs Total Credits Courses Lab Project/Thesis Industrial Training Semester Time required Registration validity Medium of Teaching
1 BSc in Shipping and Maritime Science(SMS) -Regular 150 56 22 2 12 4 years 7 years English
2 BSc in Shipping
And Maritime
Science(SMS)-Pre-Sea Certificate
75 NS 31
ME 29
21 2 6 2 years 7 years English
3 BSc in Shipping and Maritime Science(SMS)-  4yearsDiploma 137 52 21 2 11        _ 7 years English