Marine engineering provides for a very rewarding career. You work on ships, offshore vessels, oil platforms and other equipment and structures associated with the oceanic world. It entails working and living in ships for months together. Depending on your job profile you may get many opportunities to travel across the oceans and visit faraway lands. The remunerations in this sector are very good and compared to onshore engineering jobs are generally a lot more. Undergoing this undergraduate course improves your chances of getting a well-paid job in the marine engineering sector and is a worthwhile one in case you have an inclination towards academics.
Eligibility and course duration
10+2 or its equivalent from a recognized board with at least 60% of marks in physics, chemistry and math or as desired by the institute. Entrance to the course is through entrance tests and merit of the qualifying exam.
The course is of eight semesters, spread over four years.