Pre Sea Training for Graduate Mechanical Engineers (GME)

This is a one year conversion course for Mechanical Engineering/Naval Architecture graduates to become Marine Engineers and is approved by Directorate General of Shipping, Ministry of Shipping, Govt. of India. After successfully completing the TAR Book competency examinations held at AMET University, the candidate will be eligible to obtain exemption for PART A Examination of MEO Class IV Certificate of Competency issued by the Directorate General of Shipping, Government of India.

Duration :

1 Year (52 weeks) – Residential Course

Entry Requirements :

Age: Not more than 28 years at the time of commencement of the course.

Mode of Selection :

Entrance Examination, Personal Interview and Fitness

Medical Standard :

Candidate should be physically fit for sea service under DGS standard norms, with eyesight up to 6/12 in both eyes or 6/9 in better eye, 6/18 in other eye and with no colour blindness


  1. Graduation in 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.


  2. 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.