Marine Engineering

This branch of science, deals with the engineering of ships, boats, oil rigs and different other kinds of marine vessel. Such type of engineering includes both marine propulsion, which is all about the propulsion systems of the vessel and marine architecture that refers to the engineering of the structures supporting the various marine vessels.


Marine engineering can be of the following two kinds:

  • Sea going engineering
  • Shore based engineering

A student aspiring to be a marine engineer needs to have an academic degree of this course of study. Many universities, based all over the world, offers varied courses on this field. The nature of those educational programs ranges from under graduate level to post graduate level. Major Marine Engineering Examinations in India The various entrance examinations for admission in any of the marine engineering institutes in India are, generally, conducted every year during the month of April. Apart from judging one on the core subjects of science like chemistry, mathematics and physics, these admission tests check the capability of logical reasoning and aptitude of the candidate. Separate entrance examinations are held for Bachelor's degree and Master's degree. The names of some of the most important ones are mentioned below according to their categories:

Graduation Level Marine Engineering Entrance Examinations in India
  • A.I.C.E.T or All India Common Entrance Test
  • A.I.E.E.E or All India Engineering Entrance Examination
  • I.I.T.J.E.E or Indian Institute of Technology Joint Entrance Examination
  • I.M.U.C.E.T or Indian Maritime University Common Entrance Test
  • Marine Engineering and Research Institute (M.E.R.I) Entrance Examination
Post Graduation Level Marine Engineering Entrance Examinations in India
  • Andhra University Entrance Examination
  • Bengal Engineering and Science University Entrance Examination
  • Chidambaram Institution of Maritime Technology Entrance Examination
  • Cochin University of Science and Technology Entrance Examination
  • G.A.T.E or Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering
  • Goa University Entrance Examination
  • Indian Institute of Technology (I.I.T), Mumbai Entrance Examination
  • Indian Maritime University (I.M.U) Entrance Examination
  • International Marine Communication Centre Entrance Examination
  • International Maritime Institute Entrance Examination
  • Lal Bahadur Shastri College of Advance Maritime Studies and Research Entrance Examination
  • Mangalore University Entrance Examination
  • Marine Engineering and Research Institute (M.E.R.I), Chennai Entrance Examination
  • Marine Engineering and Research Institute, Kolkata Entrance Examination
  • Marine Engineering and Research Institute, Mumbai Entrance Examination
  • Tolani Maritime Institute Entrance Examination
  • University of Madras Entrance Examination
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