ASHA INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE OF MARINE TECHNOLOGY (AIIMT), is functioning under a registered Educational Society ASHA EDUCATIONAL SOCIETY and established in the Varanasi City. The AIIMT is Approved by the DIRECTORATE GENERAL of SHIPPING (DGS), Ministry of Shipping, Government of India vide their letter No. 3-TR (87)/2002-GP. AIIMT has committed to transport young citizens of India to join the Merchant Navy as GP RATING under the guidelines of Directorate General of Shipping. So that the Candidates can join as RATING in any foreign / Indian ships, worldwide.
The yeoman efforts of the INTERNATIONAL MARITIME ORGANIZATION (IMO), London in achieving the twin objectives of safe ship and clean seas, by the development of various conventions, protocols and guidelines concerning the safety of life at sea, prevention of pollution of sea, sea farers certification and watch keeping, are appreciated by the world.
To day a career in the shipping is very challenging and requires honing of the capability of an individual to a fine art. In order to meet this requirement, The ASHA INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE OF MARINE TECHNOLOGY (AIIMT), VARANASI, is being established.
The institute is built in 10 acres self-contained campus having facilities for medical, library, swimming pool, banking, ATM, canteen, Xerox and internet facilities. Academic block has 10 spacious classrooms together with Computer lab, workshops (Hotworkshop, seamanship, engine, machine, carpentry, plumbing) and simulators for Steering, Radar, Arpa, Navigation and GMDSS. The lab and workshops are well-equipped. The campus is situated just beside Varanasi International Airport in the midst of rural tranquility and the residents get benefit of the clean air, open spaces and moderate weather condition. AIIMT has a policy of sharing resources among its various constituent colleges. Marine college of AIIMT offers unique opportunity to the cadets to have hand on experience in all kind of machineries. So Labs and workshops of AIIMT are also used by our students from time to time.
The programme at AIIMT is carefully designed to take maximum advantages of the facilities and infrastructure available to enhance the learning experience and to build a culture of team work and professionalism. The curriculum places great emphasis on practical training and ship visit. The curriculum is designed to reinforce the theoretical knowledge with practical skills.
Separate hostel facilities are provided for boys. Boys hostel are completely isolated and have all facilities as required by D. G. Shipping.
All cadets are provided with medical care and are subjected to medical examination periodically by institute’s Resident Medical Officer. Resident Medical Officer visit hostels everyday for minor ailments. However, the cases of illness which cannot be adequately treated in the institute are treated in hospital and in that case cadets are sent to hospital. Charges of hospital, as actual, are recovered from parents/guardians. The institute has tie-up arrangement with Sanmukh Hospital for referral cases. Ambulance facilities are provided on 24 hour basis.