This is a 4 year strictly residential under-graduate program where students are prepared with skills related to marine engineering. It is a course leading to Class IV B.E. in Marine Engineering Officer Certificate of Competency (CoC), 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 ships anywhere in the world.
In B. Tech. Marine Engineering course, the students are educated in various methods and technologies used in maintenance and construction of harbors, ships etc. It mostly deals with ship mechanism and other sea structures, ships and vehicles. B.E. in Marine Engineering is responsible for the operation, maintenance and repair of all major mechanical and engineered equipment on board a ship like the propulsion mechanics, electricity and power generation system, lubrication, fuel systems, water distillation, lighting and air conditioning system etc.
Age limit: The candidate must qualify any one of the following education criteria to qualify: age should not exceed 25 years as on the date of commencement of course.
Qualification: The Candidate must qualify any one of the following education criteria to qualify:
- Pass in 12th Standard or equivalent examination with Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and English as separate subjects with a PCM average of not less than 60% (Appearing Candidate Can also Apply)
- The candidate must have secured minimum 50% marks in English language in 10th or 12th standard exam.
- Qualified in Online Common Entrance Test. The Candidate should appear for IMU Common Entrance Test and must pass the test. The application form for IMU CET is available on www.imu.edu.in.
Medical Fitness: Physically fit and should meet the medical requirements as specified by DG Shipping guidelines.
Eye-Sight: Candidates have to qualify a full eyesight test conducted by the DG Shipping approved medical experts.Maximum permissible tolerance is ±2.5. No colour blindness. (Eye Glass is Permitted)