Graduate Marine Engineering (GME) - 1 year

The one year Presea Training course for Graduates (GME) is a course 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.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Minimum Qualification

Category (a) - A full time BE / B. Tech in Engineering streams e.g. Mechanical and Automation, Mechanical and Electronics, Mechanical and Automobile etc. However, the word "Mechanical" should be first indicating that mechanical engineering is the core and the second subject is the elective.
(OR)
Category (b) - All Naval Architecture streams e.g. Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering, Naval Architecture and Ship building, etc. However, the word “Naval Architecture” should be first indicating that Naval Architecture is the core and the second subject is the elective.
(OR)
Category (c) - BE /B.Tech in Marine Engineering.
(OR)
Category (d) - BE /B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering.
The above B.E/ B.Tech degree or any other higher degree such as 5 year integrated
M.E. / M.Tech degree must have been obtained from AICTE approved institute or the IITs' or from University Engineering colleges (Colleges directly run by University). However, candidates from the combination streams i.e. Category (a) and (b) will have to pass Part ‘A’ subject of both MEO Class-IV and MEO Class-II grade of examinations. These candidates may be considered for exemption from appearing in subject of Mathematics and Applied Mechanics. Candidates from Category (c) and (d) are exempted from appearing in all subjects of part A, off both MEO Class-IV and MEO Class-II grade of examinations.
College must have AICTE or UGC approval. Maximum 28 years of age at the time of commencement of the course.

Panel Interview

Short listed candidates will be called for admission procedure

Pre-Sea Training

1 year DG approved GME Training

Medical Examination

Selected candidates will undergo a stringent medical examination with a DGS Approved doctor. Same can also be done with our in house DGS Approved Doctor.

FEES STRUCTURE

Particulars Fees per Year
Course Fees
365000.00
Scholarships for the course*
25000.00
Fees for who have availed scholarship
340000.00

 

  • Scholarships are available
  • Placement assistance provided
  • Educational Loan assistance

 

 

CURRICULUM FOR PRE-SEA TRAINING - G.P RATING

COMPETENCY AND COURSE SUBJECTS
FUNCTION : Marine Engineering at the operational and management level
Competency No.1 : Maintain a safe Engineering watch (Table A-III/ 1)
1.1 Thorough knowledge of Principles to be observed in keeping an Engineering watch, including:
1.1.1 duties associated with taking over and accepting a watch
1.1.2 routine duties undertaken during a watch
1.1.3 maintenance of the machinery space logs and the significance of the readings taken
1.1.4 duties associated with handing over a watch
1.2 Safety and emergency procedures; change-over of remote/automatic to local control of all systems
1.3 Safety precautions to be observed during a watch and immediate actions to be taken in the event of fire or accident, with particular reference to oil systems
1.4 Engine-room resource management
1.4.1 Knowledge of engine-room resource management principles, including:
1.4.1.1 allocation, assignment, and prioritization of resources
1.4.1.2 effective communication
1.4.1.3 assertiveness and leadership
1.4.1.4 obtaining and maintaining situational awareness
1.4.1.5 consideration of team experience
   
Competency No. 2 : Use English in written and oral form (Table A-III/ 1)
2.1 Adequate knowledge of the English language to enable the officer to use Engineering publications and to perform Engineering duties
2.1.1 Oral Communication
2.1.2 Written Communication and Grammer
2.1.3 Comprehension and speech
2.1.4 Technical report writing
   
Competency No. 3 : Use internal communication systems (Table A-III/ 1)
3.1 Operation of all internal communication systems on board
   
Competency No. 4 : Operate main and auxiliary machinery and associated control systems (Table A-III/ 1)
4.1 Basic construction and operation principles of machinery systems, including:
4.1.1 marine diesel engine
4.1.2 marine steam turbine
4.1.3 marine gas turbine
4.1.4 marine boiler
4.1.5 shafting installations, including propeller
4.1.6 other auxiliaries, including various pumps, air compressor, purifier, fresh water generator, heat exchanger, refrigeration, air-conditioning and ventilation systems
4.1.7 steering gear
4.1.8 automatic control systems
4.1.9 fluid flow and characteristics of lubricating oil, fuel oil and cooling systems
4.1.10 deck machinery
4.2 Safety and emergency procedures for operation of propulsion plant machinery, including control systems
4.3 Preparation, operation, fault detection and necessary measures to prevent damage for the following machinery items and control systems:
4.3.1 main engine and associated auxiliaries
4.3.2 steam boiler and associated auxiliaries and steam systems
4.3.3 auxiliary prime movers and associated systems
4.3.4 other auxiliaries, including refrigeration, air conditioning and ventilation systems
   
  Competency as per Table A-III/ 2: Manage the operation of propulsion plant machinery. Plan and schedule operations. Operation, surveillance, performance assessment and maintaining safety of propulsion plant and auxiliary machinery.
4.4 Design features, and operative mechanism of the following machinery and associated auxiliaries: marine diesel engine, marine steam turbine, marine gas turbine, marine boiler
4.5 Theoretical knowledge: Thermodynamics and heat transmission, Mechanics and hydromechanics Propulsive characteristics of diesel engines, steam and gas turbines, including speed, output and fuel consumption Heat cycle, thermal efficiency and heat balance of marine diesel engine, marine steam turbine, marine gas turbine, marine steam boiler. Refrigerators and refrigeration cycle, Physical and chemical properties of fuels and lubricants & Technology of materials
4.6 Practical knowledge: Start up and shut down main propulsion and auxiliary machinery, including associated systems, Operating limits of propulsion plant & The efficient operation, surveillance, performance assessment and maintaining safety of propulsion plant and auxiliary machinery
   
Competency No. 5 : Operate fuel, lubrication, ballast and other pumping systems and associated control systems (Table A-III/ 1).
5.1 Operational characteristics of pumps and piping system including control systems:
5.2 Operation of pumping systems:
5.2.1 routine pumping operations
5.2.2 operation of bilge, ballast and cargo pumping systems
5.3 Oily-water separators (or-similar equipment) requirements and operation
   
Competency as per Table A-III/ 2: Manage fuel, lubrication and ballast operations.
5.4 Operation and maintenance of machinery, including pumps and piping systems.

CAREER PATH

  • 1 YEAR TRAINING
  • EXEMPTED FROM APPEARING IN MEO CLASS IV PART A EXAMINATIONSIX 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