M.Tech. in Marine Engineering (M.Tech. ME) is a postgraduate course in designing, manufacturing and operating ship parts and shipbuilding. The minimum eligibility for this course requires passing Mechanical/Marine engineering from a recognized university.
M.Tech. ME is a two year program which is often offered with other disciplines such as M.Tech Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, M.Tech in Marine Management etc. The mode of admission is mostly through GATE Examinations or Personal Interview and Group Discussion.
The average tuition fee for entire course ranges between 1.5 Lakh INR to 3 Lakh INR.
M. Tech ME graduates can choose from jobs in the Shipping, Marine Machinery manufacturing industries, Indian Defence Forces, Ports and Marine Workshops etc. They can work as Design Engineer, Maintenance Engineer, Chief Security Officer, Navy Personnel, Chief Engineer etc. A fresh graduate of this course can expect an annual salary of between 2.5 Lakh INR – 3.5 Lakh INR which would only increase with experience in the field.
The duration of M.Tech ME course is fouryears. Since the course follows a semester system over annual mode, the duration is eight semesters.
BE/B.Tech in Marine Engineering/ Mechanical Engineering/ Naval Architecture with at least 60% marks from a recognized University.