The institute is built in 10 acres self-contained campus having facilities for medical, post office, banking, ATM, canteen, grocery shop, Xerox and internet facilities. Academic block has 8 spacious classrooms together with labs (physics, chemistry and computer), workshops (pneumatic, hydraulic, machine, carpentry, plumbing) and simulators for Radar, Arpa, Navigation and GMDSS. The lab and workshops are well-equipped. The campus is situated just outside Haldia Dock Complex in the midst of rural tranquility and the residents get benefit of the clean air, open spaces and moderate weather condition. The deep lake inside the campus is used for boating.  ICARE has a policy of sharing resources among its various constituent colleges. Engineering college of ICARE offers unique opportunity to the cadets to have hand on experience in all kind of machineries. So Labs and workshops of HIT are also used by our students from time to time.

The programme at HIMSAR 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 and girls. Boys and girls 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 B. C. Roy Hospital for referral cases. Ambulance facilities are provided on 24 hour basis.