GRADUATE MARINE ENGINEERING (GME)

GRADUATE MARINE ENGINEERING (GME)

Graduate Marine Engineering (GME) Course is a one year Pre sea Training course for Graduates those who have completed BE /B Tech in Mechanical Engineering or Naval Architecture. GME is a course leading to Class IV Marine Engineer Officer Certificate of competency, awarded by the Ministry of shipping Government of India, after six months of sea service, enabling the cadets to become Marine Engineers on board Merchant Navy Vessels (Ships) anywhere in the world. GME Course is the gateway for Mechanical & Naval Architecture Graduates to enter into Merchant Navy.

Eligibility Criteria

Educational Qualifications:

Candidate should have B.E/B.Tech Mechanical Engineering or Naval Architecture With 50% Marks in Final year. Candidates should have obtained at least 50% marks in English at 10th & 12th Standard or Degree Course. College must have AICTE /UGC Approval.

Age Limit

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

 

Selection Procedure

Written/ Interview/ Medical Examination.

 

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

GME Course Duration: One year (2 Semesters).

 

GME Course Fees: Rs 3 Lac- 4 Lac. (Depending on the College the candidate gets selected).

GME Course D.G Approved Institutes

There are 20 Institutes which are offering GME course in India

  • International Maritime Institute Ltd, Greater Noida.
  • Anglo Eastern Maritime Academy, Karjat, Maharashtra.
  • Marine Engineering and Research Institute, [IMU Mumbai Campus], Mumbai.
  • Great Eastern shipping company Training Institute, Lonavala, Pune.
  • Samundra Institute of Maritime Studies, Lonavala, Maharashtra.
  • Chidambaram Institute of Maritime Technology, Chennai.
  • Academy of Maritime Education & Training, Chennai.
  • Coimbatore Marine Centre, Coimbatore.
  • Mangalore Marine College, Mangalore.
  • Cochin Shipyard Ltd, Perumanoor, Kochi.
  • Institute of Maritime Studies, Vasco-da-Gama, Goa.
  • Vel’s Academy of Maritime Education and Training, Chennai.
  • Maritime Foundation, Chennai.
  • Garden Reach Ship Builders and Engineers Ltd, Kolkata.
  • HIMT College, Kancheepuram, Tamilnadu.
  • RL Institute of Nautical Science, Madurai.
  • PSN College of Engineering, Tirunelveli.
  • V. Raman College of Engineering, Bhubaneswar.
  • Vishwakarma Maritime Institute, Pune.
  • Praveenya Institute of Marine Engineering & Maritime Studies, Vizag, AP.

GME Career Progression

1 YEAR TRAINING

EXEMPTED FROM APPEARING IN MEO CLASS 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

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