GME (GRADUATE MARINE ENGINEER)



GME (GRADUATE MARINE ENGINEER)

JUNIOR ENGINEER

Engine Cadets are the trainee engineer officers who undergoes and extensive training program which is generally designed in 3 phases (Pre-sea, On Sea & Post Sea training).They are trained to become engineer officers on board merchant ships to take care of main engine, deck machineries, engine machineries, electrical installations, engine room operations & communications on-board ship. Eventually an engine cadet becomes chief engineer on-board a ship.

The Graduate Marine Engineering programme is designed for the mechanical engineers who can join shipping as marine engineers after completion of this 1 year course. The curriculum focuses on specialised knowledge of theoretical and practical marine engineering, with an emphasis on skills and competencies required to operate, manage and maintain shipboard machinery.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA:

• Graduate in Mechanical Engineering / Naval Architects / Automation Engineering from AICTE approved / UGC recognised colleges with 60% marks in final year.
• Minimum 50% marks in English at 10+2 or 10th level is a must.
• Must be fluent in written and spoken English.
• Not exceeding 28 years on the date of commencement of training.

Medical fitness : Eye vision (unaided 0.5 (6/12) in each eye or 0.67 (6/9) in better eye and 0.33 (6/18) in other eye with no color blindness and medically fit as per Directorate general of shipping.

SELECTION PROCEDURE:

Qualify written(online/offline), personal interview & psychometric test conducted by IMU approved institute together with sponsoring shipping company(June & January every year).
Clear Medical examination by D.G shipping approved Doctor.

AFTER SELECTION COURSE STRUCTURE IS MENTIONED BELOW:

Pre Sea Training of 1 Year (Awarded certificate of GME- Graduate Marine Engineering on successful completion).
On board Training of 6-9 months (Cadets will get stipend of USD 400-600 Per Month while training onboard).
Post sea training of 2 months. (Awarded COC/Licence from DG Shipping as Class IV engineer on successful completion of exams).

Commencement of Course: In month of March & September every Year.
Sponsorship Requirement: This course is generally a sponsored program and students are advised to get sponsored first prior going for the training.

CAREER GRAPH AFTER GEETTING CLASS IV LICENCE

Join as 4th Engineer and get promoted to 3rd Engineer. (Salary USD 2000 to 5000 P.M) (18 Months of sea time)

Undergo post sea training for Class 2 and qualify written and oral examination conducted by D.G shipping or equivalent body and obtain Class 2 Licence.

Join as 2nd Engineer as per company recommendation. (Salary USD 6,500 to 9,000 P.M) (18 Months of Sea time)

Undergo post sea training for Class 1 and qualify written and oral examination conducted by D.G shipping or equivalent body and obtain Class 1 Licence.

Join as Chief Engineer as per company recommendation. (Salary USD 9,000 to 15,000 P.M)