P.G. Diploma for Mechanical Engineers (GME Course)


The one year Presea Training course for Graduates (GME) is a course leading to Class IV Marine Engineer Officer Certificate of competency, awarded by the Directorate General of Shipping (Government of India), after six months of sea service, enabling the cadets to become Marine Engineers on board Merchant Naval ships anywhere in the world. This course is strictly residential. Course commences on Every year March and September Month.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Minimum Qualification

Candidate should have BE (Mechanical) Engineering / Naval Architecture with minimum marks of 50% in final year and with minimum 50% marks in English language at 10th or 12th or in Degree Exam.
or
The candidates holding a Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical and Automation Engineering after attending a course of 4 years duration from an UGC recognized university and or approved by AICTE, with a minimum marks of 50% in the final year, and a minimum 50% marks in English language at the 10th or 12th standard or in degree examination.

These candidates will not get full exemption from MEO Class IV and MEO Class II Certificate of Competency Exam are required to appear and pass the "Heat Engines" written paper of MEO Class IV Part 'A' CoC Exam and "Thermodynamics & Heat Transmission" written paper of MEO Class II Part 'A' CoC Exam.

College must have AICTE or UGC approval. Maximum 28 years of age at the time of commencement of the course.

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HIMT Online Entrance Test

Online Entrance exam can be conducted at over 50 centre in India. Test date and centre can be selected by candidate after successful filling up the application form.

Psychometric Test

A qualified psychologist conducts personality profiling of prospective candidates to check their suitability

Medical Examination

Selected candidates undergo a stringent medical examination with DG Approved doctor.
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Panel Interview

Short listed candidates are called for an interview taken by a panel comprising of Chief Engineers and Captain Superintendent

Pre-Sea Training

1 year DG approved GME Training comprising of 8 months onshore + 4 months onboard training as Engine Cadet

FEES STRUCTURE

ParticularsFees per Year
Course Fees365000.00
Scholarships for every year*25000.00
Fees for who have availed scholarship340000.00
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Notes

  • Examination Fees & yearly Programme Fees (For B.Tech & B.Sc Only) to Indian Maritime University (IMU) to be paid. Application fees of Rs 1000-/ is non-refundable.
  • Fees paid is forfeited, if withdrawn from the Presea courses.
  • Caution Deposits are refundable at the end of Course after adjustment of damages, breakages etc. if any.
  • Subsequent Semester fees to be paid by Demand Draft/Online prior 1st May and 1st Nov.
  • Telephone, Medicals, Passport, U.S. Visa fees & Travel related to obtaining Visa Will be paid directly by students.
  • Medicals can be done at HIMT an additional cost of Rs.1500/-. (Subject to Doctor availability)
  • Admissions are subject to meeting the mandatory requirement of course.
  • Company Sponsored candidates under guaranteed placement category will be provided placement subject to he/she clearing all the subject prior completion of final semester and maintaining the discipline in the campus
  • Cash/Cheque payments are not be entertained.

Mode of payment:

i) By Online :

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ii) By Demand Draft

Demand Draft in favour of HIMT College payable at Chennai to be sent through register post to Registered Office :

Hindustan Institute of Maritime Training (HIMT),
11, Millers Road, Kilpauk, Chennai - 600010.
Tel.:(+91 44) 3010 3010, 4343 9696
Email: admission@himtcollege.com

CURRICULUM

CURRICULUM FOR GME COURSE

COMPETENCY AND COURSE SUBJECTS

FUNCTION : Marine Engineering at the operational and management level

Competency No.1 : Maintain a safe Engineering watch (Table A-III/ 1)

1.1

Thorough knowledge of Principles to be observed in keeping an Engineering watch, including:

1.1.1

duties associated with taking over and accepting a watch

1.1.2

routine duties undertaken during a watch

1.1.3

maintenance of the machinery space logs and the significance of the readings taken

1.1.4

duties associated with handing over a watch

1.2

Safety and emergency procedures; change-over of remote/automatic to local control of all systems

1.3

Safety precautions to be observed during a watch and immediate actions to be taken in the event of fire or accident, with particular reference to oil systems

1.4

Engine-room resource management

1.4.1

Knowledge of engine-room resource management principles, including:

1.4.1.1

allocation, assignment, and prioritization of resources

1.4.1.2

effective communication

1.4.1.3

assertiveness and leadership

1.4.1.4

obtaining and maintaining situational awareness

1.4.1.5

consideration of team experience

 

 

Competency No. 2 : Use English in written and oral form (Table A-III/ 1)

2.1

Adequate knowledge of the English language to enable the officer to use Engineering publications and to perform Engineering duties

2.1.1

Oral Communication

2.1.2

Written Communication and Grammer

2.1.3

Comprehension and speech

2.1.4

Technical report writing

 

 

Competency No. 3 : Use internal communication systems (Table A-III/ 1)

3.1

Operation of all internal communication systems on board

 

 

Competency No. 4 : Operate main and auxiliary machinery and associated control systems (Table A-III/ 1)

4.1

Basic construction and operation principles of machinery systems, including:

4.1.1

marine diesel engine

4.1.2

marine steam turbine

4.1.3

marine gas turbine

4.1.4

marine boiler

4.1.5

shafting installations, including propeller

4.1.6

other auxiliaries, including various pumps, air compressor, purifier, fresh water generator, heat exchanger, refrigeration, air-conditioning and ventilation systems

4.1.7

steering gear

4.1.8

automatic control systems

4.1.9

fluid flow and characteristics of lubricating oil, fuel oil and cooling systems

4.1.10

deck machinery

4.2

Safety and emergency procedures for operation of propulsion plant machinery, including control systems

4.3

Preparation, operation, fault detection and necessary measures to prevent damage for the following machinery items and control systems:

4.3.1

main engine and associated auxiliaries

4.3.2

steam boiler and associated auxiliaries and steam systems

4.3.3

auxiliary prime movers and associated systems

4.3.4

other auxiliaries, including refrigeration, air conditioning and ventilation systems

 

 

 

Competency as per Table A-III/ 2:               Manage the operation of propulsion plant machinery. Plan and schedule operations. Operation, surveillance, performance assessment and maintaining safety of propulsion plant and auxiliary machinery.

4.4

Design features, and operative mechanism of the following machinery and associated auxiliaries: marine diesel engine, marine steam turbine, marine gas turbine, marine boiler

4.5

Theoretical knowledge:                                                                                                                                                             Thermodynamics and heat transmission, Mechanics and hydromechanics
Propulsive characteristics of diesel engines, steam and gas turbines, including speed, output and fuel consumption
Heat cycle, thermal efficiency and heat balance of marine diesel engine, marine steam turbine, marine gas turbine, marine steam boiler.          Refrigerators and refrigeration cycle, Physical and chemical properties of fuels and lubricants & Technology of materials

4.6

Practical knowledge:                                                                                                                                                               Start up and shut down main propulsion and auxiliary machinery, including associated systems, Operating limits of propulsion plant & The efficient operation, surveillance, performance assessment and maintaining safety of propulsion plant and auxiliary machinery

 

 

Competency No. 5 : Operate fuel, lubrication, ballast and other pumping systems and associated control systems (Table A-III/ 1).   

5.1

Operational characteristics of pumps and piping system including control systems:

5.2

Operation of pumping systems:

5.2.1

routine pumping operations

5.2.2

operation of bilge, ballast  and cargo pumping systems

5.3

Oily-water separators (or-similar equipment) requirements and operation

 

 

 

Competency as per Table A-III/ 2:     Manage fuel, lubrication and ballast operations.

5.4

Operation and maintenance of machinery, including pumps and piping systems.

 

CAREER PATH

1 YEAR TRAINING

EXEMPTED FROM APPEARING IN MEO CLASS IV PART A EXAMINATIONSIX MONTHS DULY DOCUMENTED SEA SERVICE AS ASSISTANT MARINE ENGINEER OFFICER IN CHARGE OF AN ENGINEERING WATCH

COMPLETION OF ADVANCED SAFETY TRAINING COURSES AFF, PSCRB, MFA AND THREE MONTHS PREPARATORY COURSE (optional) TO OBTAIN MARINE ENGINEERING OFFICER CLASS IV CERTIFICATE OF COMPETENCY – APPEAR FOR MEO CL-IV PART’ B’ MMD EXAMINATION – OBTAIN MEO CL-IV CERTIFICATE OF COMPETENCY

12 MONTHS APPROVED SEA SERVICE AS MEO CL-IV ENGINEERING OFFICER IN CHARGE OF AN ENGINEERING WATCH

4 MONTHS TRAINING COURSE – APPEAR MMD EXAMINATION MEO CL-II PART B - OBTAIN CLASS II MARINE ENGINEERING OFFICER CERTIFICATE OF COMPETENCY ( DME TO APPEAR FOR PART A)

18 MONTHS APPROVED SEA SERVICE AS MEO CL –II OFFICER IN CHARGE OF AN ENGINEERING WATCH

2 MONTHS ENGINEERING MANAGEMENT TRAINING COURSE – OBTAIN CLASS I MARINE ENGINEERING OFFICER CERTIFICATE OF COMPETENCY

PROMOTED TO CHIEF ENGINEERING OFFICER

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