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Top Marine Engineering Colleges, Courses and Exams

Akansha Sirohi
Akansha SirohiUpdated On: November 09, 2017 12:12 pm IST | JEE Main
  • Marine engineering courses are much sought after among aspirants in today's world because of the large pool of job opportunities available in the sector.
  • There are many top marine engineering colleges in India that you can consider for admissions to B.Tech in Marine Engineering.
Top Marine Engineering Colleges, Courses and Exams

Just as plenty latest engineering courses that have gained popularity among the youth of the country, Marine Engineering is one such course among engineering aspirants as it offers some of the brightest career opportunities. The course not only opens up your opportunities to work abroad but also ensures that you get a great starting salary.

A career in marine engineering is challenging as well as exciting. The job can be demanding for those who work onshore but is an exciting opportunity if you love seas and oceans. It is also possible for marine engineers to work offshore. Here’s all you need to know about a career in marine engineering.

Marine Engineering Course Eligibility:

In order to pursue Marine Engineering, you must have studied Physics Chemistry and Mathematics till class 12. Diploma courses can be pursued after class 10, having pursued minimum 50% marks in the board exams.

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About Marine Engineering Course:

The marine engg course teaches aspiring engineers how to design, develop and construct nautical equipment. You will be prepared to perform tasks in various industries like shipping, steel industry, ship manufacturing, power sector, consultancy firm, manufacturing sector, etc. Following are the type of courses in Marine Engineering.

Types of Marine Engineering Degree Courses:

  • Automatic Radar Plotting Aids (ARPA)
  • B.Tech. Marine Engineering
  • B.E. Marine Engineering
  • B.S. Nautical Technology
  • B.S. Marine Engineering
  • B.Sc. Nautical Science

Types of Marine Engineering Diploma Courses:

  • Diploma in Marine Engineer Conversion Course (GEC)
  • Diploma in Marine Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Diploma in Nautical Science
  • Diploma in Merchant Navy

Entrance Exams for UG Marine Engineering Programmes:

Name of the ExamRegistration ProcessDate of Exam
JEE MainsDecember 2017 to January 20188 April 2017 (Offline Exam) 8 and April 2017 (Online Exam)
JEE AdvancedApril 2018 to May 2018May 20, 2018
AICETUntil January 2018November 2017 onwards
IMU CETDecember 2017January 2018
MERI Entrance ExamTo be available soonTo be available soon

Top Marine Engineering Colleges in India:

Job Opportunities and Salary after Marine Engineering:

Jobs for marine engineers are available in both public and private sector. Shipping companies, ship building and designing firms, engine production firms, navy and research organizations are the sectors where marine engineers can work. One can also apply for on-deck opportunities such as a third assistant engineer or fourth engineer.

Also Read:Non-IT Jobs with Salaries for B.Tech Students

After pursuing a Marine Engineering Degree, you will be eligible to work for both domestic as well as international companies. The average salary of a Marine Engineer is Rs.11 lakh per annum.

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