Friday, June 22, 2012

Careers in Marine Engineering


A career in Marine Engineering is very challenging as well as rewarding. Marine Engineers have full responsibility of the ship's engine room. Their task involves development and designing of the engines related to ships and propulsion system.
Marine scientists work in variety of disciplines like meteorology, physics, geology, chemistry, physical oceanography, palaeontology, and biology. Marine science or marine engineering also includes anthropology, archaeology, sociology, engineering and other studies of human relationships with the sea.

Eligibility
The basic eligibility criteria is 10+2 (with Physics, Chemistry and Maths). There are many BE/BTech program in Marine Engineering of four years duration. The selection is generally made on the basis of entrance tests (e.g. IITJEE, AIEEE, BITSAT etc.) conducted at both national and state level.  

Career Prospects
Job openings are good both in Indian and global shipping firms. Marine Engineers are qualified to join the Merchant Navy, or public and private shipping companies. Marine engineers are also employed by Ship building firms, Engine production firms, Research bodies, Ship design firms and also in the Indian Navy.
Marine Engineers  can also join Government Service on the post of Directorate General Shipping of India. Those with entrepreneurial skills can enter the field of entrepreneurship.
Those Marine Engineers who have a passion for teaching can pursue post-graduation and enter the field of academics where the demand for qualified academicians in this field is growing rapidly.

Institutes/Universities

  1.       College Of Engineering (Andhra University)
Visakhapatnam - 530 003
Andhra Pradesh, INDIA
Phone (Office) : 91 891 2844819
Webpage : http://www.andhrauniversity.info/engg/marine/index.html
Courses Offered : M.E. Degree Course (Marine Engg & Mechanical Handling), B.E. Mechanical Engineering (with Marine Engg. Electives)

  2.       Marine Engineering & Research Institute
P-19, Taratolla Road Kolkata: 700 088. West Bengal, India
Phone : (033) 2401 4673/4674/4675/4676/4678/3677, 2401-1943/1944/1945
Fax : (033) 2401 4431/4333
Website : http://www.merical.ac.in/
Course Offered : Degree in Marine Engineering

  3.       Mohamed Sathak Engineering College
Kilakarai - 623 806, Ramnad District, Tamilnadu
Email : rnd_msecklk@sancharnet.in
Fax : (04567) 245344
Phone : 04567 - 241493
Courses Offered : B.E. Marine Engineering

  4.       Maharashtra Academy of Naval Education and Training (MANET)
Gat No. 140, Loni Kalbhor, Rajbaug,
Pune-Solapur Highway, Pune-412 201
Phone : + 91 20 26912901 / 02 / 03/ 04
Fax : 269915222
E-mail : manet@mitpune.com
Website : http://www.manetpune.com/
Courses Offered : B.E. Marine Engineering


  5.       R.L. Institute of nautical sciences
contact person: v. Prabhakar
Email: rlins@rlins.in
Address: T V R Nagar, Aruppukottai Road, Madurai 625 022, Tamilnadu, India
Phone: 91 452 3918 615
Fax: 91 452 3918618
Website: www.rlinstitutes.com
Courses offered:
B.S. (Marine Engineering) (4 years course)
B.S. (Nautical Technology) (3 year at Institute + 1 year at Sea)
Elementary First Aid (EFA)
Personal Survival Techniques (PST)
Personal Safety & Social Responsibility (PSSR)
Fire Prevention & Fire Fighting (FPFF)
Oil Tanker Familiarization (OTF)
Welding
Control systems & Instrumentation

  6.       Tolani Maritime Institute
Talegaon - Chakan Road
Induri, Talegaon
Pune - 410 507
Phone : + 91 (2114) 241960 + 91 (2114) 241870 to 73 (Office ext. 3001, 3003, 3004, 3013, 3014 and 3016)
Fax : + 91 (2114) 241517
E-mail : info@tmi.tolani.edu
Website : http://www.tolani.edu/tmi/
Courses Offered : B S Marine Engineering

  7.       Training Centre, The Shipping Corporation of India Ltd.
Maritime Training Institute
52-C, Adi Shankaracharya Marg,
Near Powai Lake, Powai,
Mumbai 400 072
Phone : + 91 22 2570 1430/31/32/33 extn 1014/1022
Course Booking Office Tel. No. : + 91-22-25700538 (D)
Fax : + 91 22 25700338
E-mail : coursebooking@sci.co.in,
Website : http://www.shipindia.com/
Courses Offered : B.Sc. Degree in Nautical Science

  8.       Indian Maritime College
10A, Masilamani Street, T. Nagar, Chennai,
Tamil Nadu, India Pin code: 600 017
Phone : 91-44-24336953
Fax : 91-44-24322819
Video Conferencing : 91-44-24325266
E-mail : info@indianmaritimecollege.com

  9.       LBS College of Advanced Maritime Studies and Maritime Studies and Research
Hay Bunder, Seweri, Mumbai - 400033
Phone : 23719944/46
Fax : 23739784
E-mail : lbscamsar@vsnl.com

  10.   Padmabhushan Vasantdada Patil Pratishthan's College of Engineering
Eastern express highway, Near Everad Ngr.,
Chunabhatti, Chembur, Mumbai-400002
Courses Offered : B.E. Marine Engineering

  11.   T.S. Chanakya, Karaus
New Mumbai-400706
Courses Offered : 3 Year B.Sc. (Nautical Sciences), One year Diploma course in Nautical Science leading

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