The four year B.Tech (Marine Engineering) course , is a course leading to Class IV Marine Engineer Officer Certificate of competency, 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 Naval ships anywhere in the world. This course is strictly residential.
 
ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
   
Candidate should have Passed in (10+2) or equivalent examination with Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and English as separate subjects with a PCM average of not less than 60%
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Candidate can join 2nd year of 4-Year Marine Engineering Degree Course provided he has passed 1st year training from the Alternate Training Scheme, approved by D.G. Shipping (This will not be applicable to MERI.)
Or
Candidate can join 2nd year of 4-Year Marine Engineering Degree Course who have passed 1st year from the Engineering College in other streams like Mechanical or Electrical approved by AICTE with minimum 60% average marks.
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Candidate can join 2nd year of 4-Year Marine Engineering Degree Course who have passed 3 years Diploma Course in Mechanical / Marine / Electrical / Electrical and Electronics from the colleges approved by AICTE or State Board of Technical Education with minimum 55% of aggregate marks in the last year of Diploma Course.

All above should have obtained a minimum of 50% marks in English language at 10th or 12th Std or in the Degree/Diploma conducted by a recognized board or university
   
Age Limit
  17 to 25 years as on 31st of July.
   
Physical Standards
  Medically fit as per the standards set by M. S. Medical Examination Rules, 2000.
   
Eyesight
  6/6 in each eye without visual aids. Normal colour vision. Candidates have to undergo a full eyesight test conducted by the Mercantile Marine Department before being finally selected for the course.
   
 
 
 
Post Graduate Marine Engineering for Graduate Mechanical 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 ministry 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.
 
   
Candidate should have B.E. / B.Tech., in Mechanical Engineering or Naval Architecture with minimum 50% marks in final year. The candidate should have obtained at least 50 % in English at 10th or 12th std, or degree course.
   
Age Limit
  Maximum 28 years of age as on 1st of March or 1st of September.
   
Physical Standards
  Medically fit as per the standards set by M. S. Medical Examination Rules, 2000.
   
Eyesight
  Candidates have to Qualify a full eyesight test conducted by the Mercantile Marine Department before being finally selected for the course. They should have 6/6 in each eye without visual aids and should be free from colour blindness.
   
 
 
 
 
The two year Presea training course for Diploma Holders (DME) is a course leading to Class IV Marine Engineer Officer Certificate of competency, 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 Naval ships anywhere in the world. This course is strictly residential.
 
ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
 
   
Applicants should possess Diploma in Mechanical / Marine / Naval Architecture / Electrical / Electricl and Electronics Engineering with minimum of 50% in English at 10th or 12th std, or degree course .
   
Age Limit
  Maximum 28 years of age as on 1st of March or 1st of September.
   
Physical Standards
  Medically fit as per the standards set by M. S. Medical Examination Rules, 2000.
   
Eyesight
 
Candidates have to Qualify a full eyesight test conducted by the Mercantile Marine Department before being finally selected for the course. They should have 6/6 in each eye without visual aids and should be free from colour blindness.
   
 
 
 
 
 
The three year B.Sc. Nautical Science course is approved by the Directorate General of Shipping, Ministry of Shipping, Government of India. It is a course leading to Second Mate’s Foreign-Going Certificate of Competency awarded by the D.G. Shipping after 12 months of Sea Service, Enabling the cadets to become Navigating officers on board Merchant Navy Ships worldwide. The three year B.Sc., Nautical Science course is strictly residential.
 
 
ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
   
Pass in (10+2) or equivalent examination with Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and English as separate subjects with a PCM average of not less than 60%
   
Age Limit
  17 to 25 years as on 31st July.
   
Physical Standards
  Medically fit as per the standards set by M. S. Medical Examination Rules, 2000.
   
Eyesight
 
Candidates have to Qualify a full eyesight test conducted by the Mercantile Marine Department before being finally selected for the course. They should have 6/6 in each eye without visual aids and should be free from colour blindness.
   
 
 
 
 
 
 
The one Year DNS Course is a course leading to B.Sc., Nautical Science after 18 months of sea service and also leading to 2nd Mate Foreign going Ceritificate of competency awarded by the Ministry of Shipping, Government of India, enabling the cadets to become Navigating officers on board Merchant Naval Ships anywhere in the world. The one year Diploma in Nautical Science Course is strictly residential.
 
ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
 
   
Candidate should have Passed in HSC (10+2) or equivalent examination with Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and English as separate subjects with a PCM average of not less then 55%
   
Candidate possessing B.Sc. Degree in Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry or Electronics with Physics as individual subject in one of the year, with an average of not less than 55% of marks in the final year
   
Candidate possessing B.E./B. Tech. Degree from I.I.T or from a college recognized by AICTE
   
Age Limit
  Maximum 25 years of age as on 1st of January or 1st of August.
   
Physical Standards
  Medically fit as per the standards set by M. S. Medical Examination Rules, 2000.
   
Eyesight
 
Candidates have to Qualify a full eyesight test conducted by the Mercantile Marine Department before being finally selected for the course. They should have 6/6 in each eye without visual aids and should be free from colour blindness.
   
 
 
 
 
The Duration of the course is 6 months. On successful completion of this course, the candidates will be eligible to join in Indian/Foreign Shipping companies as a Deck/Engine crew. With further sea service, they would be promoted as Motorman/Oil man, Fitter, Deck serang, Able-Bodied Seamen, Bosun. They can also be promoted to officer level with certain service and qualification requirements on passing the examinations conducted by DGS.
 
ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
Candidates should have Passed 10th standard from a recognized educational board with Science and Mathematics as subjects. The marks obtained should be 40% in overall and 40 % in English language alone.
   
Should qualify a Common Entrance Test (CET) conducted by the Board of Examination for Seafarers (BES) for admission with effect from January 2012 Batch. The written test comprises of questionnaire from English, Mathematics and Science in three sections. The Maximum marks would be 50 and a candidate need to obtain 40 % marks in each section. A Physical Endurance test would also be conducted to ascertain the physical standard of the candidate.  On successful completion of the above the candidates need to indicate three choices of Institutes for admission in to the course, wherein candidate seeking admission at HIMT could indicate the same as their 1st choice.
   
Age Limit
  Not more than 25 years at the time of commencement of the course.
   
Medical Standards
  Medically fit as per the standards set by M. S. Medical Examination Rules, 2000. They should have 6/6 in each eye without visual aids and should be free from colour blindness
   
 
 
Deck Rating
They are responsible for safe navigation, cargo handling and allied duties. These ratings are employed in the deck department of the ship and are normally called “Seaman”. They undertake the routine maintenance of the vessel including chipping, painting, greasing, repairs to the ship’s hull, and superstructure. They are trained to operate the deck machinery like cranes, derricks and also undertake the steering of the vessel at sea, are employed as lookouts on the bridge under the officer on duty.  A competent person can aspire to become the Master (Captain) of a merchant ship after required seatime and passing various exams.
 
Engine Rating
They are responsible for the operation and maintenance of engineering and electrical equipments on board.  These ratings are employed in the engine room for routine maintenance, upkeep of the different machineries, boilers pumps, etc., They basically assist the engineers in the routine functioning of the engine room.  At sea, they keep a record and monitor the running of the machinery an assist the engineer officer on duty.  A competent person can rise to the level of Chief Engineer of a merchant ship after required sea time and passing various exams.