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Department of Maritime Studies

Ganpat University

Department of Maritime Studies, U V Patel College of Engineering, under the consortium of Ganpat University was established in the year 2012. All the courses are approved by Directorate General of Shipping (Ministry of Shipping), Govt. of India. It is one of the most constituent institutes and has been acknowledged as a leading center of education in the country.

The brightest young minds from all over India are attracted to GUNI by a passion for learning and creating new skills. To its full potential, a programme for all round excellence in studies and sports develops talents.

The only University in Gujarat offering multiple MarineResidential courses namely:-

  • B.TECH MARINE ENGINEERING (4 YRS)
  • B.Sc NAUTICAL SCIENCE (3 YRS)
  • GRADUATE MARINE ENGINEERING (1YR)
  • ELECTRO TECHNICAL OFFICERS (4 MONTHS)
  • GENERAL PURPOSE RATINGS (6 MONTHS)
  • STANDARDS FOR TRAINING, CERTIFICATION & WATCH KEEPING (SHORT TERM)- (14 DAYS)

Uniqueness

The University prides itself for several initiatives which has given the students in the state unique learning opportunities as well as brought laurel to the State.

All the courses are running together under the same roof with a team of talented and experienced Captains and Chief Engineers sharing their immense knowledge and experiences that help the students understand much easier and in a better way.

Only Programme in Gujarat Approved By
Directorate General of Shipping,
Ministry of Shipping
Govt of India.

Graded A1(OutStanding) by Indian Register of Shipping,

AICTE APPROVED

ISO 9001:2015 Certified

A Marine Engineer is in-charge of operation and maintenance of all machinery on board merchant ships. Today’s ships are technologically highly advanced and the engineer needs to understand various disciplines including mechanical, electrical, electronics, hydraulic, structural and naval architectural concepts. The Shipping has come a long way and is developing continuously to meet the challenges of harmonizing security and environmental aspects with safe and efficient operation at sea.

Collaboration

All the ports and shipping development in Gujarat are under the administrative control of Gujarat Maritime Board (GMB- Govt. of Gujarat). Ganpat University has  established strong link with GMB through MoU. .GMB has promised to provide required help for the course in all respects.  In fact it is their insistence to government of Gujarat that the programme be started at our college.

We have received confirmation letters from various shipping companies  like Gujarat Maritime Board, Adani Shipping (India ) Pvt. Ltd.,  SKS Logistics , Albatross Marine Services, Ocean Sparkle Limited, Orion Agencies Limited etc. for placements on board ships for the passed out students of Marine Engineering. In future these linkages will be enhanced and increased.