MARINE ENGINEERING

Diploma in Marine Engineering (DME Course)

This is a two year Pre-sea training course for Diploma Holders (DME) leading to Class IV Marine Engineer Officer Certificate of competency, awarded by the Directorate General of Shipping (Government of India), after six months of sea service, enabling the cadets to become Marine Engineers on board Merchant Naval ships anywhere in the world. This course is strictly residential.

Eligibility Criteria

Educational Qualifications:

Candidate should Possess Diploma in Mechanical/Marine/Naval Architecture/Electrical/Electric & Electronics Engineering with minimum of 50% in Final Year and minimum 50% marks in English at 10th or 12th Standard or diploma courses.

OR

Passed Diploma in Ship Building engineering with minimum marks of 50% in Final year (4 year Course) and with minimum of 50% in English at 10th or 12th or Diploma Exam college must have AICTE or UGC approval.

Age Limit

Maximum age limit is 25 years at the time of commencement of course.

 

Physical Standards

Medically fit as per the standards set by M. S. Medical Examination Rules, 2000

 

Eyesight

Candidates have to qualify a full eyesight test conducted by the DG Shipping approved medical doctor before being finally selected for the course. Maximum permissible tolerance is + 2.5 on each eye. Color blindness candidates are not eligible.

 
Course Commences

March/September of every year.

Course Fees

DME Course Fees: Rs 4,00,000 (For 2 Years)

List of IMU Affiliated Institutes for DME Course.

  • HIMT (Hindustan Institute of Maritime Training).
  • Maritime Foundation ,Mumbai.

Marine Engineering Career Path

DIPLOMA IN MECHANICAL/MARINE/ELECTRICAL/ELECTRONIC ENGINEERING/ NAVAL ARCHITECTURE/ ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING

2 YEAR TRAINING

APPEAR FOR MEO CL-IV PART ‘A’ EXAMINATION

SIX MONTHS DULY DOCUMENTED SEA SERVICE AS ASSISTANT MARINE ENGINEER OFFICER IN CHARGE OF AN ENGINEERING WATCH

COMPLETION OF ADVANCED SAFETY TRAINING COURSES AFF, PSCRB, MFA AND THREE MONTHS PREPARATORY COURSE (optional) TO OBTAIN MARINE ENGINEERING OFFICER CLASS IV CERTIFICATE OF COMPETENCY – APPEAR FOR MEO CL-IV PART’ B’ MMD EXAMINATION – OBTAIN MEO CL-IV CERTIFICATE OF COMPETENCY

12 MONTHS APPROVED SEA SERVICE AS MEO CL-IV ENGINEERING OFFICER IN CHARGE OF AN ENGINEERING WATCH

4 MONTHS TRAINING COURSE – APPEAR MMD EXAMINATION MEO CL-II PART B – OBTAIN CLASS II MARINE ENGINEERING OFFICER CERTIFICATE OF COMPETENCY (DME TO APPEAR FOR PART A)

18 MONTHS APPROVED SEA SERVICE AS MEO CL –II OFFICER IN CHARGE OF AN ENGINEERING WATCH

2 MONTHS ENGINEERING MANAGEMENT TRAINING COURSE – OBTAIN CLASS I MARINE ENGINEERING OFFICER CERTIFICATE OF COMPETENCY

PROMOTED TO CHIEF ENGINEERING OFFICER