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Marine Engineering is one of the most popular courses 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.
The course comprises the study of various systems and controls used on a ship to control navigation and maintain the safety of those on board.
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.
Check out the B.Tech marine engineering course highlights from the table provided below -
Level of Course
Duration of Course
Candidates who have completed their 10+2 education in Science stream from a recognised Board where they have studied Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics compulsorily and have secured a minimum overall aggregate of 55% are eligible.
Entrance based admission process and direct admission process
Top Entrance Exams
Average Course Fee
INR 15,000/- to INR 15,00,000/-
Average Starting Salary
INR 5 LPA to INR 20 LPA
Ports & Harbours, Research & Deployment Centres, Ship Building Companies, Naval Jobs etc.
The eligibility criteria for B.Tech marine engineering programme is given below:
The Candidates must have completed their Class XII studies (or equivalent) from any recognised Board in Science stream.
It is compulsory for the candidates to have studied Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics mandatorily at the qualifying exam level to be eligible for the B.Tech marine engineering programme.
The candidates should also have secured a minimum aggregate of 55% or above in the qualifying level.
Candidates with a 3-year diploma in a relevant discipline are also eligible for the B.Tech marine engineering course.
Fundamentals of Mechanical Engineering
Engineering Mathematics – 1
Engineering Physics – 1
Engineering Mathematics – 2
Fundamentals of Electrical Engineering
Fundamentals of Electronics Engineering
Fundamentals of Computer
Seamanship, Sociology and Political Science
Mechanics of Fluids
Engineering Mathematics – 3
Mechanics of Machines – 1
Electrical Machines – 1
Mechanics of Materials – 1
Machine and Machine Drawing
Marine IC Engineering – 1
Mechanics of Machines – 2
Electrical Machines – 2
Marine Auxiliary Machine – 1
Marine Electrical Technology
Marine Auxiliary Machine – 2
Marine Machines and System Design
Power Plant operation
Marine IC Engineering – 2
STCW and Ship Fire Prevention
Marine Control Engineering and Automation
Marine Heat Engines and Air Conditioning
Commercial Geography, Ship Operation and Management
Admission into the 4-year B.Tech marine engineering programme is done both on the basis of merit and entrance exam scores. In the entrance exam process, the candidates can appear in any national-level, state-level or institute-level entrance examination like JEE Advanced, IMU CET etc and secure valid marks or a valid rank. Based on the rank or entrance exam score, a counselling process is conducted (institute-level or national-level) and thereafter final allocation of seats is done.
Some institutes also offer direct admission into the B.Tech marine engineering programme where the qualifying exam scores, i.e the HSC exam scores are taken into consideration and a merit list is prepared. Based on the merit list, the suitable candidates are offered admissions.
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Anna University, Tamil Nadu
Rajasthan Technical University
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Government of Madhya Pradesh
Jobs for marine engineers are available in both public and private
After pursuing a Marine Engineering Degree, graduates are eligible to work for domestic as well as international companies. The average starting salary of a Marine Engineer is Rs. 11 lakh per annum. Experience in the shipping industry is counted on the basis of a candidate's successful
Some of the top job roles available for B.Tech Marine Engineering graduates are Marine Engineer, Marine Surveyor, Coastal Marine Engineering etc.
The average fee for B.Tech Marine Engineering course is Rs. 45,000.
Candidates aspiring for the admission in Marine Engineering will have to appear for the entrance exam and participate in the counselling process.
Girl students are eligible to pursue B.Tech Marine Engineering.
Some of the top entrance exams for B.Tech Marine Engineering are JEE Main, IMU CET, JEE Advanced, WBJEE, AP EAMCET etc.
Some of the top colleges in India that offer B.Tech Marine Engineering are Andhra University, IIT Madras,Tolani Maritime Institute,The Neotia University and Cochin University of Science and Technology.
There are almost 45 Marine Engineering colleges in India.
B.Tech Marine Engineering is a branch that deals with construction and operation of mechanical equipment of seagoing craft, docks and harbour installations.
Only PCM students of Class 12th are eligible to pursue B.Tech Marine Engineering.
The minimum eligibility required to pursue B.Tech Marine Engineering is Class 12th in PCM stream.
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