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Career in Marine Engineering - options and opportunities
Abheer 11-21-2011 03:16 AM

Career in Marine Engineering - options and opportunities - Introduction, options, opportunities, courses, institutes, exams etc.
RE: Career in Marine Engineering - options and opportunities
Rohit Sharma 12-1-2011 05:55 AM

Introduction

Marine Engineering is an exciting and challenging career which deals with manufacturing, designing and operation of ship machinery and engines. It is one of the disciplines of engineering which deals with science and nautical architecture. The marine engineers are engaged in supervising the engine crew involved in operating the machines. They also check for the smooth functioning of all electric motors, steam engines and propulsive engines etc. The marine engineers continuously take efforts to improve the efficiencies of gas turbine, existing shipboard conventional steam, nuclear propulsion plants and diesel. This is the best field for getting excellent government jobs.

Performance and growth of industry in India

Marine engineering has a great scope in India. Many of the students want to pursue this advance branch of engineering. Scope of marine engineering courses give plenty of opportunities on and off shores.

Options and Opportunities

Marine engineers has various job responsibilities in the industries like shipping, ship manufacturing, steel industry, power sector, manufacturing sector, consultancy firm. They design, construct and develop nautical equipments. After completing Marine Engineering courses candidates can option for lucrative career options in public and private shipping companies, engine production firms, ship building and designing firms, navy, research bodies. After graduating as a marine engineer, one can get a job in a ship as a third assistant engineer or fourth engineer. They can also get employed in different foreign and Indian shipping companies.

Courses Available

-Automatic Radar Plotting Aids (ARPA)
-B.E. Marine Engineering
-B.S. Marine Engineering
-B.S. Nautical Technology
-B.Sc. Nautical Science
-B.Tech. Marine Engineering
-Deck Cadets
-Diploma in Marine Electrical and Electronic Engineering
-Diploma in Marine Engineer Conversion Course (GEC)
-Diploma in Merchant Navy
-Diploma in Nautical Science
-General Purpose Rating (GP Rating)
-Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS)
-Graduate Marine Engineering
-Higher National Diploma (HND) in Marine Engineering
-Higher National Diploma (HND) in Nautical Science
-M.E. Marine Engineering
-Medical First Aid (MFA)
-Pre sea Training for Diploma Holders (DME)
-Pre sea Training for Graduates (GME)

Qualification required

-For B.E/B.Tech in marine engineering a candidate is required to pass 10+2 with physics, chemistry and maths as compulsory subjects.
-For M.E/M.Tech in marine engineering a candidate is required to have B.E/B.Tech in marine engineering.
-For Diploma in mining engineering – 10th passed with at least 50% marks

Some good institutes

-Indian Institute of Maritime Studies
-Maharashtra Academy of Engineering & Educational Research
-Marine Engineering and Research Institute
-International Maritime Institute
-Sri Venkateswara College of Engineering
-Birla Institute of Technology & Science
-Mohamed Sathak Engineering College
-College of Engineering, Anna University
-University of Madras
-Annamalai University
-Chennai School of Ship Management

Entrance exams

-Marine Engineering & Research Institute Entrance Exam
-Indian Maritime University Common Entrance Test
-Marine Engineering & Research Institute Entrance Exams
-Indian maritime University Common Entrance Test
-All India Common Entrance Test
-IIT Joint Entrance Examination
-All India Engineering Entrance Examination
-Entrance test for admission into Post Graduation course
-Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering or GATE
RE: Career in Marine Engineering - options and opportunities
Career 12-21-2011 01:59 AM

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