How to get admission for Marine Engineering?

How to get admission for Marine Engineering?

Is there any entrance exam for Marine Engineering?

Admissions to this program are done through various entrance tests conducted at national and state level. In Marine Engineering, the students are equipped with skills required to design, construct and maintain the structures around or on water. This branch of engineering is largely concerned with nautical architecture and science.

List of Marine Engineering Entrance Exams.

A marine engineer has to take many responsibilities and duties. A marine engineer has to check all the functionality and machinery of the ship. In short, a marine engineer is a person who looks after everything related to shipping, starting for small things to big issues. Now the marine engineers’ responsibility does not relate to only ships but they have to equally look after the safety of crew and sailors.

B.Tech Marine Engineering graduates can find various career options and jobs in marine facilities, warehousing and logistics sector, the transportation sector, the shipping industry, shipyards, offshore drilling platforms, marine engineering service, etc.

Average entry level salary for marine engineers ranges from 3.6 to 6 lakhs per annum.

The range of average tuition fee for this course is INR 8 (state level) to 11 Lacs ( National). Admissions to this program are done through various entrance tests conducted at national and state level.

List of Marine Engineering Entrance Exams.

AICET- All India Common Entrance Test
MERI- Marine Engineering and Research Institute Entrance Examinations
GATE- Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering
IMU CET- Indian Maritime University Common Entrance Test
IIT JEE- IIT Joint Entrance Examination

Eligibility Criteria for Marine Engineering Courses.
If a candidate wishes to choose Marine Engineering course at bachelor’s level then he/she has to cleared class 12th examination with Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry, and English as mandatory subjects.

A candidate is eligible to apply for M.E. in Marine Engineering if he has already been qualified bachelors with B.E. in Marine Engineering. The bachelor’s degree in Marine Engineering is of four years course whereas master’s degree is of two years course.

The candidates also have to meet a few physical criteria along with academic parts. The candidate applying for Marine Engineering must have a minimum height of 150cm and eyesight of 6/6.

Few top Marine Engineering Colleges in India.

Marine Engineering and Research Institute- Kolkata, Chennai, Mumbai
Indian Institute of Technology Mumbai
International Maritime Communication Centre
Indian Maritime University
Cochin University
Tolani Maritime Institute
Mangalore University

Is CUSAT online exam?

The CUSAT CAT is conducted for admissions to various engineering courses in the university.

Exam Conducting Authority: Cochin University of Science and Technology (CUSAT)
Mode of Exam: Online
Official Website:

Eligible candidates can register/apply online for CUSAT 2018 at official website Above all, ensure to submit CUSAT 2018 application form on or before the last date. Cochin University of Science and Technology is conducting the Common Admission Test for admission to UG, PG programs.

How many years does it take to become a marine engineer?

As in many engineering occupations, they oversee the construction of their designs. Schooling to become a marine engineer generally requires at least an undergraduate degree, which takes about four years of full-time education to complete.

International colleges offer marine engineering are:

Massachusetts Maritime Academy.
Maine Maritime Academy.
United States Merchant Marine Academy. (New York)
SUNY Maritime College. (New York)
Texas A&M University – College Station.
The University of Michigan – Ann Arbor. (Michigan)
United States Naval Academy. (Maryland)
Webb Institute. (New York)
The United States Coast Guard Academy. (Connecticut)
The University of New Orleans. (Louisiana)

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