Btech Marine Engineering is a 4-year degree course in the stream of Engineering which prepares its students for a career in Marine Engineering. A bachelor’s degree in Btech Marine Engineering acts as an entry point for interested students to join merchant navy through the engine side. The syllabus includes subjects like- Applied Thermodynamics, Ship Structure & Construction, Naval Architecture, Fluids Mechanics, Marine Heat Engine & Air Conditioning, etc. This blog will cover all you need to know about btech marine engineering so keep reading!
Btech Marine Engineering: An Overview
|Course Name||Btech Marine Engineering|
|Course Type||Bachelor’s Degree Course|
|Eligibility||Candidates should have scored a minimum aggregate of 60% in PCM, in class 12..Candidates with a 3-year Diploma in Mechanical Engineering or related field from a recognized university can take a lateral entry into the 2nd year of Btech Marine Engineering. All candidates should be between the ages of 17-25. SC/ST candidates get a relaxation of upto 5 years.|
|Entrance Exams||IMU CET (Indian Maritime University Common Entrance Test) TMISAT ( Tolani Maritime Institute Science Aptitude Test)|
|Medical Requirement||All candidates need to clear a medical examination conducted by a DG Shipping Approved Doctor.|
We at Merchant Navy Decoded only recommend – MERI Kolkata and Tolani Maritime Institute for a Btech Marine Engineering.
Merchant Navy Entrance Examination- Btech Marine Engineering
Following are the entrance exams for the above-mentioned colleges-
- IMU CET- IMU CET stands for Indian Maritime University Common Entrance Test. It is a common entrance exam for almost all IMU campuses and many other maritime courses. MERI Kolkata selects all its students on the basis of the result of their IMU CET ranking.
- TMISAT- TMISAT stands for Tolani Maritime Institute Science Aptitude Test. Apart from clearing the TMISAT, candidates are also required to clear the IMU CET examination.
Btech Marine Enginneering Colleges-
We at merchant navy decoded, recommend only the following 2 colleges out of a total of about 47 marine engineering colleges in India.
1. IMU Kolkata ( previously known as MERI/ DMET)
Indian Maritime University, Kolkata is a government institution that selects its students as per ranking in the IMU CET Exams. Most Marine Engineering college students are required to clear an entrance exam before enrolling themselves in a maritime institute. IMU Kolkata has a reputation for being one of the most acclaimed Marine Engineering Institutes in the world. Along with that, the institution also has a very strong network of alumni spread far and wide, serving at key positions throughout the shipping industry.
The campus provides its students with a dynamic learning experience with many extra-curricular activities. The top recruiters at the institution are- NYK, Anglo Eastern Ship Management, Chevron Corporation, Mediterranean Shipping Company SA, Scorpio Marine Management, Laurel Ship Management Pte. Ltd., Thome Ship Management, Torm shipping, Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, OMCI shipping, MPI offshore, etc.
The college charges a fee of INR 9 Lakhs, for this course.
IMU Kolkata official website- visit here.
2. Tolani Maritime Institute (TMI)
Tolani Maritime Institute located in Pune, Maharashtra is a private institution approved by the DG Shipping. It is one of the largest maritime educational centres offering a Btech in Marine Engineering. The Marine Engineering degree program at TMI has been awarded Grade A1 by ClassNK in the Comprehensive Inspection Programme of DG Shipping. The Grade achieved by TMI is a result of their excellent placement record, great infrastructure, and highly qualified and experienced faculty.
The institute conducts its own entrance examination called TMISAT, described above in the entrance exam section. Once the candidates have appeared for IMU CET they are still required to appear for TMISAT.
The institute also has its own shipping company and has tie-ups with the following companies as recruiters- Anglo-Eastern Ship Management, Mediterranean Shipping Company SA, Chevron, B W Shipping, Fleet Management, Scorpio Marine Management, Maersk, Stena, Wilhelmsen ship management, Teekay tankers, etc.
The institute charges a fee of INR 22 Lakhs, for this course. Keeping in mind the high fees charged by the institute, they put the same amount of effort into placing their students in the best companies.
Visit the official website of Tolani Maritime Institute here.
After completing B.Tech in Marine Engineering, you become ready to join ship as a trainee marine engineer/ junior engineer.
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