This 12 months course is offered to existing Graduates in Mechanical Engineering who wants to change their career path to marine Engineering.
The course is duly approved by the Directorate General of Shipping and Indian Maritime University. The syllabi comprises of subject related to Marine engines and extensive workshop practices.
Consequent to the course and on completion of the mandatory short courses one becomes eligible to take up a career at sea as a junior / trainee engineer. A minimum of 8 months of sea service is then required to be put in on board merchant vessels on completion of which the junior / trainee engineers become eligible to write Class IV Part ‘B’ examination (Class IV Part ‘A’ examination, being exempted on the strength of the Degree awarded). Thereafter a Class IV Certificate of Competency is awarded by the Mercantile Marine Department, Government of India. Subsequently, they become full fledged Engineer officers of Merchant Marine and are free to take up lucrative careers within the Shipping industry world-wide.