The cadets who have completed diploma can get lateral entry for 3 years B.Tech Marine Engineering. This course is structured into 6 semesters under IMU Chennai. After the completion of the course the cadets will be issued with CDC, INDOS, Course Completion Certificate and he will join a ship as a fifth engineer or he can work in the ship building industry.
Minimum Academic Qualification : the cadet should have a Bachelor’s degree in mechanical or Automation Engineering with a min marks of 50% in English Language in 10th, 12th and Degree.
Age limit : 18 to 28 years
Medical Fitness : The cadets are required to produce certificate for medical fitness by a Doctor approved by The Directorate General of Shipping.
Eyesight : The cadet's vision should be 6/6 with or without external aid ± 2.5.