GME course is a pre-sea training course for Graduates. It is a 1 year long program. On completion of the program, candidates are awarded the Class 4 Marine Engineer Officer Certificate of Competency. This certificate is awarded by the Ministry of Shipping, India.
After 6 months of Sea service, candidates may become Marine Engineers on Merchant Navy ships in any part of the World!
Candidate should be within 28 years of age at the time when the course starts.
Only Mechanical Engineering or Naval Architecture Graduates are eligible to apply for this program. Aspirants should also have scored minimum 50% marks in the final year.
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.