Graduate Marine Engineering Course is a one-year residential programme, where the cadets undergo theoretical classes with a demonstration in well-equipped laboratories and six months (Ship in Campus) training.
Approved by: D.G. Shipping, Govt of India., vide Approval No. TR/A/66/2008 dated 19 Dec 2008
Accredited by: ICRA, Grade 1 (Excellent)
CIP Ranking : IRS, Grade A1 (Outstanding)
(i) Graduation in BE or BTECH Mechanical Engineering / Naval Architecture with minimum marks of 50% in final year and with minimum 50% marks in English language at 10th or 12th or in Degree Exam.
(ii) The candidates holding a Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical and Automation Engineering after attending a course of 4 years duration from an UGC recognized university and or approved by AICTE, with a minimum marks of 50% in the final year, and a minimum 50% marks in English language at the 10th or 12th standard or in degree examination. These candidates will not get full exemption from MEO Class IV and MEO Class II Certificate of Competency Exam but require to appear and pass the "Heat Engines" written paper of MEO Class IV Part 'A' CoC Exam and "Thermodynamics & Heat Transmission" written paper of MEO Class II Part 'A' CoC Exam.
Below 28 years.
Candidates should be physically fit for sea service under standard norms, with eyesight up to (+ or -) 2.5 with no colour blindness. Minimum height should be 157 centimetres.
Apart from the regular curriculum, the cadets are trained in our Ship in Campus to monitor normal operations of the main engine including all the auxiliary machinery and the capability to troubleshoot malfunctions and to perform repair and maintenance. Marine Engineering cadets are trained in using onboard 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 the maritime environment and important aspects of shipping. The cadets are inculcated with a sense of discipline, team spirit and the right attitude with a lot of physical and mental activities.
After the completion of the course, the cadets will be issued with the CDC, INDoS No. and Course Completion. The cadets will join the Ship as a Fifth Engineer.