Diploma in Marine Engineering

Programme Objectives

To develop technicians of academic excellence and inherent skill in Marine Engineering.

To utilize the vast opportunities in shipping industry and fill the manpower shortage internationally.

Career Prospects

A career in Marine Engineering is very lucrative and challenging. It is an adventurous profession and one can travel around the world at a very young age.

Further Education

After completing diploma in Marine Engineering one can join two years pre sea training course and appear for class IV Part A competency certificate examination. A diploma holder in Marine Engineering can also join B.E. in lateral entry complete the course in three years.

Infrastructure Facilities

  • Navigation lab
  • Seamanship lab
  • Fire Fighting lab
  • Ship modeling lab
  • Communication lab
  • Auto CAD lab
  • Marine welding Lab
  • Marine workshop

Profile of the Department

The diploma course in Marine Engineering was started in our Polytechnic under the second technician education project of the World Bank in the year. Our institution is the only aided Polytechnic in Tamil Nadu offering diploma in Marine Engineering. The intake to this course is 120 students per year. The admission to this course is purely under merit basis. It needs to be mentioned that the final year students of Marine Engineering achieved 100% result in the Board Examinations in the past three years. Students who have completed diploma in Marine Engineering in this institution are working in leading shipping organizations throughout the world. Educational tours are being arranged regularly to Andaman and Nicobar islands and Lakshadweep islands.