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Marine Engineering

B.E Marine Engineering – 4 YEARS


  • Approved by Directorate General of Shipping, Mumbai, Govt. of India.
  • Approved by AICTE with Anna University, Tamil Nadu.
  • 4 Years Compulsory Residential Course

Marine Engineering And The Role Of Marine Engineers

A Modern ship consists of a host of complex and sophisticated machinery like large diesel engines, boilers, steam engines, steam turbines, gas turbines, alternators, pumps, crosses, winches, compressors, refrigeration & air-conditioning plants etc. The role of the Marine engineer is to perform the task of operating and maintaining these machinery safely and efficiently which requires a high degree of skill and expertise. We at IMA, Chennai, are fully equipped to provide high standard of training to produce top class marine Engineers.

Career Prospects For Marine Engineer

After the cadets complete the four year Marine Engineering course and a four-Modular course successfully, the student is eligible, to be appointed as Junior Engineer on Merchant Ships. On completion of the stipulated period on ships and after passing the required competency Examination conducted by the Directorate General of Shipping, Govt. of India or Marine Administration of other governments, the Engineer becomes a Chief Engineer of a ship within 6 to 7 years. The academy assists necessary guidance for placement for successful meritorius students.

Growth To Become A Chief Engineer

After 4 years Marine Engineering Course Join as Marine 5th Engineer

After 6 months Sea Service & passing MEO Class IV Exam Promoted as 4th Engineer & 3rd Engineer

Salary 2000 – 2500 $

After 12 months Sea Service & passing MEO Class II Exam Promoted as 2nd Engineer

Salary – 6000 $

with further Sea Experience & passing MEO Class I Exam eligible to be Promoted As Chief Engineer

Salary upto -10000 $

Admission For Marine Engineering – 4 Year Course

ELIGIBILITYPass in HSC / (10+2) from a Recognized Board With 60% Average in PCM (Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics Subject). 50% in English either in 10th or 12th
AGE LIMITMaximum 25 Yrs (Maximum age 30 years for SC/ST candidates).
VISIONNo Color Blindness, (+) or (-) 2.5 vision is allowed. Eye Glasses permitted.

Admission For Lateral Entry (Directly To Join 2nd Year Of Marine Engineering Course)

ELIGIBILITY1. Diploma Course in Mechanical / Electrical / Electrical and Electronics Engineering 2. Three Years Diploma in (a) Automobile Engineering 3. machine tools and Maintenance / Plant Engineering 4. Production Technology 5. production Engineering 6. Advanced Diploma in tool and die making 7. Three years Diploma in Electrical Power System 8. Three Years Diploma in (a) Digital Electronics (b) Electronics and Communications Engineering (c) Electronics and telecommunication Engineering (d) Industrial Electronics (e) Electronics Engineering (f) Electronics Production and Maintenance (g) Electronics (h) Instrumentation (i) Instrumentation and Control
AGE LIMITMaximum 25 Yrs
VISIONNo Color Blindness, (+) or (-) 2.5 vision is allowed. Eye Glasses permitted.
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