Graduate Marine Engineering (GME) Course India


1-year Graduate Marine Engineer Course is a pre-sea training course approved by Directorate General of Shipping (DGS). The course consists of an 8 months long classroom (pre-sea) training and a 4 months long onboard training where the cadet is entitled to stipend, free boarding & lodging.

The pre-sea course is conducted at Anglo-Eastern Maritime Academy, Karjat (AEMA) is consist of 2 semesters, each semester being 4 months of duration. The course deals with the production, design, functioning, and maintenance of marine equipment and its operations. This course also brings in the concept of operating various nautical engineering systems and basic electronic components used in that. The course provides an opportunity to learn both theoretical and practical aspects of marine and mechanical engineering, with a greater emphasis on skill sets required to operate, manage and maintain shipboard machinery.

Upon successful completion of the classroom training, cadets are awarded with pre-sea course completion certificate and qualified to join a ship as an Engine Cadet, where he/she is required to complete at least 6 months’ training service in merchant navy vessels. Upon completion of the training period, one is to take the Class IV Part ‘B’ examination.

Successful cadets will be awarded with a Certificate of Competency by the Directorate General of Shipping, Government of India. After reception of the certificate one can sail as a Class IV Marine Engineer Officer.

Please Note:
i) Candidates seeking admissions to Marine Programmes are strongly recommended to have Passports. Please note that the name in the Passport should be the same as given in the 10th Std. Certificate.
ii) Admission to this course is granted after fulfilling below mentioned eligibility criteria.


Educational Qualification

The candidate should hold a Bachelor's Degree

B.E./ B.Tech. in Mechanical/ Naval Architecture or Mechanical & Automation after attending a course of 4 years duration from a UGC recognized University and/or approved by AICTE, with minimum 65% aggregate marks and minimum 65% marks in the final year;

In class 12th or equivalent have scored minimum 65% marks in PCM or Diploma aggregate 65%. For Diploma candidates with lateral entry to 2nd year of B.Tech, need to have scored 65% and above in Diploma followed by the Degree eligibility criteria.

Should not have obtained less than 50% marks in English as a separate subject, at either 10th or 12th standard or in the Degree course conducted by a Recognised Board / University.

Age Limit

Maximum age should not exceed 28 years on the date of commencement of course (Course commences in March, July and November every year).

Marital Status – Unmarried

Physical and
Medical Standards

Physically fit and should meet the medical requirements as specified by DGS guidelines, eyesight 6/12 in each eye without visual aids and no colour blindness.
For detailed information refer to DGS website by clicking here

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Registration Process

How To Apply

Candidate is supposed to take Anglo Eastern online test. Please click on APPLY NOW button below to register for the same. After submission of online application, candidate will receive an email with details of the payment for the online entrance test.


The payment of the fees for online Entrance Test is to be made online.

Once the payment is done, candidate will receive a confirmation email, wherein a URL Link will be provided to book seat for Online Entrance Test.
Candidates can choose their desired test centre and date/ time slot on which they would like to appear (based on availability) and book the seat accordingly.

Seat Booking Instructions

Candidates who pass the online entrance test and psychometric evaluation will further be called for a “Panel Interview” at Mumbai or Delhi.


Online Entrance Test

The test consists of 2 sections,
for a total duration of 3 hours.



English, Aptitude and Mechanical Engineering Topic.
Duration: 2 Hours


Total 100 Marks (No Negative marking applies)


The level of difficulty for this test is based on Degree level Syllabus.


PSY Test

“Personality based questions” Duration: 1 Hour

(Further details and syllabus for the Online Entrance Test is given on our website under ‘FAQ Section’).


Panel Interview

Shortlisted candidates who’ll pass the online tests, shall be notified via email to appear for an interview. The interviews will be held on specific dates either at Mumbai or Delhi. A candidate is required to present himself in formal attire (with tie). Candidates are required to carry the original mark sheets and certificates of X, Xll and Degree certificates, as applicable. While due weightage is given to Academics, achievements in extra-curricular activities, sports etc are stressed upon as well. Thus an all round personality of the candidates is taken into consideration. The interviews are held without any prejudice and selection will be based purely on merit.


Medical Examination and Eye-test

Candidates, who’ll pass the interview, will be directed to undergo medical examination conducted by company-appointed doctors who will also be conducting an Eye-Test which conforms to the requirements of medical examination rules of Directorate General of Shipping. The results of the medical/eye tests are directly forwarded to the company by the doctor.


Provisional Selection Letter

Candidates who’ll clear above selection procedure, will be issued with Provisional Selection Letter.
In order to reserve their seats at Academy and obtain Final Selection Letters, candidates will be required to submit following documents:

mark sheet

10th Std Original mark sheet

mark sheet

12th Std original mark sheet

Graduation certificate

B. Sc./ Graduation original mark sheet (if applicable)

admission documents

Passport (either applied for or in possession)

Maritime Academy medical fitness

Medical fitness report (directly received from company approved doctor)

Maritime Academy process

2 passport size photos (kindly write your name behind the photo in pencil)

Maritime Academy admission

Payment of initial admission fees  to "Anglo Eastern Maritime Academy".


Offer Letter from

Final merit list will be prepared for provisionally selected candidates. Merit list is prepared on the basis of various parameters. Parameters such as B.E./ B.Tech aggregiate percentage, Class- XII PCM percentage, score in Anglo-Eastern online test, interview score are given adequate importance.

From the merit list, total of 40, 40 and 40 number of candidates will be selected for January, May, & September Batches respectively.

Candidates who pass the final selection criteria, will be issued with an Offer Letter, joining instructions and fee structure details.  

Overview of GME Course

Fees Structure

Academic batch


Batch 41

Jan 2024

Fee structure

Maritime Academic batch


Batch 41

Jan 2024

Fee structure





Admission Calendar

AEMA currently offers 3 GME courses throughout the year i.e.

January – 40 Cadets,
May – 40 Cadets, and
September – 40 Cadets  
Course / Batch : GME 41/ Jan 2024


8 months



Start Date:


Application Status:


Application Last Date :


Course / Batch : GME 42/ May 2024


8 months



Start Date:


Application Status:


Application Last Date :

To be announced

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Caution Notice:

It has come to our notice that certain agencies / individuals may be contacting admission seekers offering fake admission in the Anglo-Eastern Maritime Academy and also offering sea-time opportunity with the Anglo-Eastern Univan Group. The agencies / individuals may demand large sums of money in order to process the application. The agencies / individuals may even be sending confirmation letters on fake letterheads asking the candidates to report at our Institute / Office.

Please Note: Selection in Anglo-Eastern is based purely on Merit. The Anglo-Eastern has not appointed any agency / individuals to issue offers of admission to the Institute or to offer sea-time at the Anglo-Eastern Univan Group. Should you come across any such fraudulent incident or approached by anyone who promises to help you in return of any favor, please report at 022-6112 4433 / 34 / 35 or e-mail us at and Anyone dealing with such an agency / individual will be doing so at their own risk and the Anglo-Eastern or any of its affiliates shall not be held responsible for any loss or damage suffered directly or indirectly.