Friday, 14 April 2017

How to join Marine engineering after 12th? | Expert Advice

For students who recently given their Examination Board, one of the most interesting questions is "what to do after 12? "The most important thing is to know what to do and how much does the right job it is for YOU!, Not an easy task as it was before when we only had selective career opportunities. You have many career opportunities at your discretion and interests but i am glad you finally make out to be a marine engineer.

When the term "marine" encounters the mind, you know is something related to water. Yes, you are all right! But it is more than that. Most students have a confusion between marine engineering and shipbuilding. What these two terms refer to? Shipbuilding Deals with the naval architect with the design process and ship operation. While Marine Engineering is an engineering course designed to deal with the planning, construction, operation and maintenance of ship functions, machinery, handling, heating, ventilation, air conditioning etc.

Being A marine engineer is a lucrative job offer. A marine engineer acquires considerable knowledge and the ability to work under pressure and difficult conditions at sea. They are the true saints with jack of all trades and an ace of diesel engines. Working in  the transport company makes them meet and see many universal things as well as exposure to the outside world. They know how the configurations of the nations of the world are the same. They know how to get at different places in the world "Things Done". They look like the experts end their work quietly making the wheels of the global economic race.  

List of courses offered in Marine engineering:-    
  • Bachelor of Engineering in Marine Engineering
  • Bachelor of Technology in Marine Engineering
  • Bachelor of Technology in Naval architecture & Ocean Engineering
  • Master of Engineering in Marine Engineering
  • Master of Technology in Marine Engineering
  • Master of Technology in Ocean Engineering and Naval Architecture
  • Bachelor of Nautical Science

About the course: -

Marine Engineering is a 4 year regular course in various colleges in India specially situated in coastal areas. For four years of maritime engineering, B.Tech has been a course of proficiency in naval/Marine engineer officer class IV, issued by the Directorate-General for Shipping, Government of India, after six months of maritime service, the cadets will sail marine engineers worldwide on board Trade. This course is strictly residential.

Eligibility Criteria – B.Tech Marine Engineering

The Eligibility criteria for admission to B.Tech (Marine Engineering) :

Academic Qualifications: The candidate must have successfully completed the Senior Secondary Examination (10+2) or its equivalent with :
i)  At least 60% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics (PCM) and
ii) At least 50% marks in English either in Class X or Class XII.
Age: Candidates  less than 25 years of age as on 1st of August in the year of admission will be eligible to apply. The date of birth as recorded on the applicants School Leaving Certificate will be considered for this purpose.
* The Upper age limit for admission relaxed for SC/ST candidates by 5 Years.

Marital Status: Only Unmarried candidates will be considered.
Physical and Medical Standards : Medically fit as per the standards set by Merchant Shipping Medical Examination Rules, 2000 as
amended from time to time.

Eye-sight :
Distance vision (unaided) 0.5 (values given in Snellen Decimal Notation) (6/12) in each eye or 0.67 (values given in Snellen Decimal Notation). (6/9) in better eye and 0.33 (Values given in Snellen Decimal Notation) and (6/18) in other eye. Normal colour vision.

Admission Procedure:
Through online / off-line examination, Interviews, Psychometric Test, And Medical Test.
The Entrance test format is multiple choice type. Candidates can be asked questions related to their 10-12th education, general English, etc. Selected applicants will be invited to a personal interview and later to psychometric test to assess their psychology including their suitability for a career In the sea. The selected candidates will be sent for medical examination. The final selection is obtained based on the ratio after the medical examination.

Career Graph:

The top ranking Marine engineering colleges in INDIA:
  1. Tolani Maritime Institute (TMI),Mumbai.
  2. International Maritime Institute, Noida.
  3. Vels Academy of Maritime studies, Chennai.
  4. Maharashtra Academy of Naval Education and Training (MANET), Pune.
  5. International Maritime Institute (IMI), Delhi.
  6. International Maritime Academy (IMA), Chennai.
  7. Institute of Technology and Marine Engineering (ITME), Kolkata.
  8. Coimbatore Marine College (CMC).
  9. Samundra Institute of Marine studies, Mumbai.
  10. Academy of Maritime Education and Training (AMET).
  11. I.M.U(Indian maritime University, Gov of India)


In summary, marine engineers need a minimum of a bachelor's degree, while a master's or 10 years experience could lead to an executive or management position.

1 comment:

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