This is a 4 years long Undergraduate Program. On completion of the program, successful candidates are provided Class 4 Marine Engineer Officer Certificate of Competency. This certificate is awarded by D.G. Shipping, Ministry of Shipping, Govt. Of India.
After 6 months of sea service, candidates may become Marine Engineers on any Merchant Navy ship!
Candidate are required to satisfy the age limit criteria. They should be between 17-25 years of age when the course starts.
Only 12th Science stream students with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics subjects, who have successfully cleared the board examinations are eligible to apply for this course. Aggregate marks requirement is 60% in PCM together and 50% in English (10th / 12th)
Candidates should be physically fir for sea service under standard norms, with eyesight 6/12 eyes and 6/9 in better eye, 6/18 in other eye, and with no colour blindness.