DG Shipping Approved Institutes List

A candidate wanting to peruse GME - Graduate Marine Engineering/ Graduate Mechanical Engineering, Marine Engineering, Diploma in Nautical side or any other course related to Merchant Navy should first check whether the college is approved by the Director General of Shipping (INDIA). Only D.G approved colleges should be selected for any Merchant Navy related course. If the college is not approved then there will be no value for the course, as you will  not be able to apply for an Indian COC.

Top 5  DG Shipping Approved Institutes list for Marine EngineeringColleges:

Mechanical Engineering is a your year course, similar to other streams of Engineering. The training is quite strict, 100% attendance is necessary. The course shapes a student to be eligible to sail as a fifth or junior engineer on a Merchant Navy Vessel
  • Tolani Maritime Institute
  • Marine Engineering & Research Institute  (MERI)
  • Maharashtra Academy of Naval Education and Training
  • AMET University
  • Cochin University of Science and Technology

Top 10 DG Shipping Approved Institutes list for Graduate Marine Engineering:

Graduate Marine Engineering is a one year course which is designed in such a way that a Mechanical Engineering graduate will be eligible to be a Marine Engineering officer.

  • M.E.T.I - Cochin Shipyard Limited
  • Institute Of Maritime Studies - (IMS GOA)
  • AMET University
  • Anglo Eastern Maritime Academy
  • Samudra Institute of Maritime Studies
  • M.E.R.I Mumbai
  • Great Eastern Maritime Academy
  • CMET - Chennai
  • International Maritime Institute Ltd.
  • Garden Reach - Kolkata

These colleges accept candidates with or without sponsorship, but its preferable to join a college with sponsorship. A non sponsored candidate may be assisted by the college to get sponsorship upon the completion of the one year GME course.

Even a candidate who wants to do STCW courses or any course related to this feild, he should make sure if the college/institute offering the course is DG Shiping aproved institute or not.