B.Tech Marine Engineering

•Approved by Directorate General of Shipping, Mumbai, Govt. of India.

•Under Technical Collaboration with the Karnataka State Open University, Mysore.

•4 Years Compulsory Residential Course

Join our Marine Engineering Degree course and Explore the worldwide opportunities.

Marine Engineering and the role of Marine Engineers

A Modern ship consists of a host of complex and sophisticated machinery like large diesel engines, boilers, steam engines, steam turbines, gas turbines, alternators, pumps, crosses, winches, compressors, refrigeration & air-conditioning plants etc. The role of the Marine engineer is to perform the task of operating and maintaining these machinery safely and efficiently which requires a high degree of skill and expertise. We at IMA, Chennai, are fully equipped to provide high standard of training to produce top class marine Engineers.

Career Prospects for Marine Engineer

After the cadets complete the four year Marine Engineering course and a four-Modular course successfully, the student is eligible, to be appointed as Junior Engineer on Merchant Ships. On completion of the stipulated period on ships and after passing the required competency Examination conducted by the Directorate General of Shipping, Govt. of India or Marine Administration of other governments, the Engineer becomes a Chief Engineer of a ship within 6 to 7 years.

The academy assists necessary guidance for placement for successful meritorius students.


Growth To become a Chief Engineer

Engineering Course


4 Modular Courses


Junior Engineer
salary 1000 USD pm

6 Months Sea Service
as a Junior Engineer


3 Months Course


Passing in Class IV Exam


Fourth Engineer
Salary 2700 USD pm

18 Months Sea Service as a
Second Engineer


2 Months Course


Passing in Class I Exam


Chief Engineer
Salary 8000 USD pm

12 Months Sea Service
as a Fourth Engineer


4 Months Course


Passing in Class II Exam


Second Engineer
Salary 5700 USD pm

Admission for Marine Engineering - 4 year Course
ELIGIBILITY Pass in HSC / (10+2) From a Recognized Board With 45% Average in PCM (Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics Subject).
AGE LIMIT Maximum 25 Yrs
VISION No Color Blindness, (+) or (-) 2.5 vision is allowed. Eye Glasses permitted.
Admission for Lateral Entry (Directly to join 2nd Year of Marine Engineering Course)
ELIGIBILITY 1. Diploma Course in Mechanical / Electrical / Electrical and Electronics Engineering 2. Three Years Diploma in (a) Automobile Engineering 3. machine tools and Maintenance / Plant Engineering 4. Production Technology 5. production Engineering 6. Advanced Diploma in tool and die making 7. Three years Diploma in Electrical Power System 8. Three Years Diploma in (a) Digital Electronics (b) Electronics and Communications Engineering (c) Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering (d) Industrial Electronics (e) Electronics Engineering (f) Electronics Production and Maintenance (g) Electronics (h) Instrumentation (i) Instrumentation and Control
AGE LIMIT Maximum 25 Yrs
VISION No Color Blindness, (+) or (-) 2.5 vision is allowed. Eye Glasses permitted.
Procedure for Booking of Seats, Important Dates for Admission & Joining
1 The interested candidates can book their seats by downloading the application form from the website (or) can be collected directly from the office.
2 If you meet the eligibility criteria, you can reserve your seat by sending Reservation fee of Rs.5, 000/- by DD in favour of “International Maritime Academy” Payable at Chennai. (Please verify your eye sight before reserve your seat). Reservation Receipt will be sent immediately. The Balance course fee has to be paid as intimated by the Academy.
3 Those who are awaiting for their (10+2) / HSC results, can also send the filled-in Application form along with the reservation fee (Seat Reservation Receipt will be sent immediately).
4 The students who reserved their seat should report the IMA- Administrative office along with the passport size Photograph (Two), Original Mark sheet & Passing Certificate of 10th std & 12th std. (The Reporting Date will be informed to the Students).
5 Verification of Mark sheets & Medical Test will be conducted at the Academy.
6 If the students, fail in the Medical test (which will be conducted at the Academy), will not be confirmed for their admission.
7 The students, who are medically fit & found their eligibility marks correct, should pay the balance course fee before commencement of the course.
8 The students must come with their Personal items (List of items will be informed by the Academy) to IMA Hostel on the reporting Date and Course Commences on 1st August of Every Year.

For admission & Fee Details Contact Admin Office

E-mail Id: imaadmission@gmail.com   

Ph: 044-42124848, 43502520

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