Marine Engineering

Marine engineering is one of the top career choices made by students in India. There are lots of job opportunities available for Marine Engineers in India as well as in abroad countries. Marine engineering is related to marine architecture and sciences. Marine engineers are mainly engaged in the construction and maintenance of ships and look after technical management. Marine engineering also comprises anthropology, engineering, archaeology, sociology and other related studies of human relationships with the sea.

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Course Eligibility Duration
Diploma Course Class 10 + 2 (PCM) 1-3 years
Undergraduate Class 10 + 2 (PCM) + Entrance Test 4 year
Post Graduate Graduation + Entrance Test 2 years
Post Graduation Diploma B.E. / B.Tech. 1 year
Ph.D / Doctorate Course M.E./M.Tech. 3 years

Entrance Exam    

Under Graduate Entrance:

National Level Entrance test

  • J.E.E. or Joint Entrance Exam

State Level Common Entrance test

  • GUJCET(Gujarat)

  • MHCET(Maharashtra)

Graduate Entrance:

  • GATE(Graduate Aptitute Test in Engineering)


Depending on the type of institute/quota/degree, fees can range from INR Five thousand to INR Three lakhs per year, excluding lodging and boarding.

Skills Required   

  • Mathematical Knowledge

  • Knowledge of physics

  • Thinking and reasoning skills

  • Flexibility and attentiveness

  • Sound technical skills

  • Physical fitness

  • Good Eyesight with no color blindness or impaired field of vision

Career Options   

Career in Marine Engineering is very money-spinning. Following are the various job profiles offered to graduates and post graduates in Marine Engineering.

  • Chief Engineer:A chief engineer holds a high rank in the Marines. They head the entire marine engineering department on the vessel and are responsible for the maintenance and operation of all engineering equipment onboard the vessel.

  • Chief Electric Tech Officer:Chief Electric Tech Officer Head the Electrical department of the ship.

  • Design Engineer:Design engineers design and experiment new technology and machine parts for a ship.

  • Navy Personnel:Students, after clearing the Defense Services Exams, can join the Indian Coast Guard and the Indian Navy and guard the country‚Äôs waters.

  • Maintenance Engineer:Maintenance engineer supervises the quality and reliability of the machine parts and fleet of ships.

  • Chief Security Officer:A CSO supervises the smooth running and security efforts in a ship.

Undergraduate course (B.E/B.Tech)   

  • Marine Engineering

  • Naval Architecture & Ocean Engineering

Postgraduate Courses (M.E/M.Tech)   

  • Marine Engineering

  • Ocean Engineering and Naval Architecture

Popular colleges offering the course:   

In Gujarat

In Maharastra

In India


  • Maersk

  • ABG Shipyard

  • Bharati Shipyard

  • CSAV Group Agencies

  • Hapag-Lloyd AG


  • SMEC Automation Pvt. Ltd.

All the students, teachers and guardians should note that the above mentioned websites and information on various colleges / universities may change under the rules and regulations of the education department.