There are many duties and actions that a Marine Engineer is responsible for. From small things related to repair and maintenance, it is the duty of the Marine Engineer to make sure that the ship is functioning smoothly and all machinery is working well. It all does not end here, with time the responsibilities of a Marine Engineer have also grown multifold. They are also now responsible for the safety of the crew and the sailors.

If you’re interested in pursuing Marine Engineering then this is the right page for you. Let’s look at the basic eligibility in order for you to pursue engineering in this field and also some entrance tests and colleges that offer the degree.

Marine Engineering Course Eligibility

If you’re interested in pursuing the course at the bachelor’s level then you are required to qualify Class XII examinations with Mathematics, English, Physics, and Chemistry as the compulsory subjects.

Candidates who have already qualified their bachelors with a B.E. in Marine Engineering are eligible for applying to M.E. in Marine Engineering. Where the bachelor’s degree is of four years, the master’s degree lasts for two years.

There are some physical aspects that the candidates are required to meet apart from the academic front. The student needs to have a sound physical health, height should be a minimum of 150 cm and the eyesight needs to be 6/6.

List of some Entrance Tests for Bachelor’s in Marine Engineering

  • MERI: Marine Engineering & Research Institute Entrance Exams; For Exam Notification- Click here
  • IMU CET: Indian maritime University Common Entrance Test; For Exam Notification- Click here
  • AICET: All India Common Entrance Test; For Exam Notification- Click here
  • IIT JEE: IIT Joint Entrance Examination; For Exam Notification- Click here
  • GATE: Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering; For Exam Notification- Click here

Marine Engineering colleges in India

  • Indian Institute of Technology Mumbai
  • International Marine Communication Centre
  • Cochin University
  • Marine Engineering & Research Institute- Kolkata, Chennai and Mumbai
  • Indian Maritime University
  • Mangalore University
  • Tolani Maritime Institute