Upcoming Marine Engineering…. Admission, Skills required and Salary

October 7th, 2010| Jobs.

Upcoming Marine Engineering…. Admission, Skills required and Salary

Marine Engineers operate the ships with an awareness of latest technology and equipments. Ships machinery consists of various machines like huge boilers, turbines, propulsion plants, power generation system, and fresh water generating system.  Discipline should be important for a Marine Engineer.  Because, the maintenance of the ship is totally under the control of Chief Marine Engineer.  Marine Engineer has to look after the maintenance of Cargo ship, Container ship, oil and gas tankers.  There are many opportunities for Marine Engineers.  For Marine Engineers who are trained in India has a demand in the whole world.  Marine Engineers can work in departments like construction of Ships, Maintenance, Research, Making of Navigating and Engineering Devices, Teaching, Administration, Plant Management and Project Management.  They can even join the Government services.  Graduate Marine Engineers can go for higher studies also.

Admission: The Lal Bahadur Shastry College of Advanced Maritime Studies and Research (Central University), Mumbai is offering 4 years B.Tech Marine Engineering course.  Candidates who completed Intermediate of 10 + 2 with Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry are eligible.  Admissions are given basing on the rank secured in IIT-JEE.

The Marine Engineering and Research Institute, Calcutta is also offering 4 years B.Tech Marine Engineering degree.  Indian Maritime University – Chennai, Haldia Institute of Maritime Studies and Research – west Bengal are also offering Marine Engineering courses.  Many Institutes in the Country are offering this course.

Skills: As the maintenance of the ship is linked with life and death, mental stability is very important for Marine Engineers.  Strong desire to successful in the career is important as the Marine Engineers has to face many hurdles and difficult situations. Physical strength also counts as one can work for a long period if one is strong physically.

Salary: The starting salary for a Marine Engineer is Rs.70,000 per month.  The salary for a chief engineer is Rs.5,00,000 per month.

Marine Engineering is a job with good pay package.  But having international standard skills is very important.  The negative factors are travelling on the ship effects the health and this job is a bit difficult for married persons.

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