Graduate Marine Engineering Course - 1 year
This is a one year conversion course for Mechanical Engineering / Naval Architecture graduates to become Marine Engineers and is approved by Directorate General of Shipping, Ministry of Shipping, Govt. of India. After successfully completing the TAR Book competency examinations held at University, the candidate will be eligible to obtain exemption for PART A of MEO Class IV competency certificate
There are 3 batches for the Graduate Mechanical Engineering (GME) course being held each year, in the months of February, June and October. The strength of the February and June batches are 40 GME each respectively, while the October batch has 80 GME passing out. The total strength is 160 Trainee Marine Engineers (GME) in a year.
For BE/B.Tech Students: BE/B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering or Naval Architecture: or its equivalent 4 yeardegree course with minimum 60% from I.I.T. or from a college recognized by AICTE/UGC. Due considerations will be given to candidates with extracurricular activities like sports/NCC.
STUDENTS AWAITING FINAL SEMESTER RESULTS CAN ALSO APPLY.
English: Should have passed with not less than 50% marks in English as a separate subject, at either 10th or 12th standard.
Age Limit: As per DG requirement would prefer candidates not more than 28 Yrs at the commencement of course (Course commences in the months February/ June/ October)
Physical and Medical Standards: Medically fit as per the standards set by Merchant Shipping (Medical Examination Rules’ 2000) and eyesight 6/12 in each eye without visual aids and No Colour Blindness.
Applicants will be evaluated on basis of Technical knowledge; Reasoning and English language skills; and Psychological pre-disposition.
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About the Course
The Graduate Marine Engineering GME Course is a one year residential programme, where the cadets undergotheoretical classes with demonstration in well-equipped laboratories and six months (Ship in Campus) training .
Approved by : DG Shipping
- B.E / B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering from a college recognized by AICTE with 60% marks in final year, 50% in
- English in 10th / +2 / Degree or Diploma.
Age limit: Below 28 years
Candidates should be physically fit for sea service under standard norms, with eye sight up to 0.5 distance vision with no color blindness. Minimum height should be 157 centimeters.
Apart from the regular curriculum, the cadets are trained at the Ship in Campus to
monitor normal operations of a main engine including all the auxiliary machinery and the capability to troubleshoot malfunctions and to performrepair and maintenance. Marine Engineering cadets are trained in using on-board workshops and tools to affect
repairs of components and manufacture simple items.The training also includes the development of competency in verbal communication, safety culture in maritime environment and important aspects of shipping. The cadets
are inculcated with sense of discipline, team spirit and the right attitude with lot of physical and mental activities.