How to become a Marine Engineer after Diploma in Engineering

Have you finished Diploma in Engineering program? Want to pursue a course that will help you become a Marine Engineer? This article will be of help to you! Here, I’ll point out the course that is tailor made for Diploma holders. This course is for those Diploma holders, who want to pursue Marine Engineering and want to become Marine Engineers on Merchant Navy ships! Note that not all Branches’ Diploma holders are eligible to pursue this course. I’ve clearly mentioned the branches that are deemed eligible, in this article.


All things that you need to know about pursuing Marine Engineering after finishing Diploma course

Is it possible to pursue Marine Engineering after doing Diploma?

Yes, it is possible! The reason why most Diploma holders are confused is due to the fact that most Marine Engineering programs, such as- M.E./M.Tech. Marine Engineering, GME (Graduate Marine Engineering) course, PGDME (Post Graduate Diploma in Marine Engineering) etc are meant for UG Engineering Degree holders, not for Diploma holders.


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But the good news is that there exists a Marine Engineering course that has been made only for Diploma holders. Check out the next section to find out more about that course. Also check – Diploma courses in India.


How to do Marine Engineering after completing Diploma in Engineering course

A course named DME (Diploma in Marine Engineering) is available, which Diploma Engineering holders may make use of. Not all Branches’ Diploma holders are eligible to pursue this 2 years long pre-sea training course. Also check – Diploma in Engineering after 12th.


Candidates who posses Diploma in field such as- Mechanical/Electrical/Marine/Naval Architecture/EEE etc are eligible to pursue DME course. To check out detailed course analysis, use this link- DME (Diploma in Marine Engineering) course details.


Other courses are also available, which helps Diploma holders build a career in Merchant Navy. But DME is the course that helps them become Marine Engineers!

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