Naval Architect - How to become a Naval Architect?


Naval architecture is a subdivision of engineering that deals with the design, fabrication, conservation and operation of marine vessels and structures, which can be used in water. Aspirants who have studied the various courses in naval architecture can become Naval Architects. These professionals are concerned with designing and developing marine vessels. Naval Architects in their day-to-day affairs construct watercrafts from ships to torpedoes, which are used for public and private purposes, recreation and for tourism.

Qualifying Exam

To turn out to be a Naval Architect, aspirants have to complete the graduation course in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering. In addition, they have to study the Master of Science in Engineering and the research program in Engineering and Applied Science for getting top designations in the Naval Academy. Aspirants must have conceded the program from an acknowledged University. On completion of their course, they can seek out for career in Government or in private sector. A wide range of career opportunities is open to these professionals. They can work as water vessel designers, or supervisors. Most of them deal with the construction, repairing and regulation of marine crafts. Professionals who have done the PhD program can get involved in research and development activities. Naval Architects, who are interested in teaching, can also get employed as lecturers in institutes that offer various Naval Architecture courses.

Who is eligible to apply?

The eligibility criterion to apply for the Bachelors’ course in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering is the completion of the XII exams from a certified institute or Board. Aspirants should have studied the program in Science streams with Maths as a subject. They have to attend an engineering entrance test in addition to get admissions for the graduation program in engineering colleges.

Key Points in the process

  • Pursue the Pre-University course in Science discipline with Mathematics.
  • Attend the State level or National level engineering entrance test.
  • Study the Bachelors’ course in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering.
  • Carry on with your Masters’ in Naval Architecture.
  • Pursue the PhD programs in Naval Architecture.
  • Apply for employments in Naval Academy, other Government sector or private companies.

How to prepare for exam and interview?

Aspirants should study the qualifying exam syllabus thoroughly so as to clear the exams. They can also purchase specialized books on the test from bookshops for reference. In addition, they can procure previous years question papers from different sources and can work it out by setting a time. It may really help them in increasing speed and getting rid of exam fears.



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11 Responses to “Naval Architect - How to become a Naval Architect?”

  1. 11
    nishant shrivastava:

    sir nebal architact bnna chahata hu eske exam ke bare mai btay

  2. 10
    thirumala rao bade:

    i has been compled my inter and diploma in architecture assantaintship, and what i should do after this to become an naval architect.and also What is the cut off in entrance exam to get selected in d college and what are d main courses required to become an navel architect?
    And please let me knw abt the fees details of navel architecture courses.
    and where it located in andhra pradesh naval architect collages

  3. 9

    What is the cut off in entrance exam to get selected in d college and what are d main courses required to become an navel architect?
    And please let me knw abt the fees details of navel architecture courses.

  4. 8
    saumyaranjan mohanty:

    what qualifications will demande on this

  5. 7
    shivani patel:

    is it possible to go for naval architecture after B.Arch?
    and is naval architecture a bachelor degree course or a master course?
    what is the time period of studying naval architecture?

  6. 6

    Sir,my brother is studying in 12th in Manglore. He wants to take up naal architecture aftr 12th. So i want to know which are the entrance exams to get into it.Is NATA an appropriate one or do we have other exam?

  7. 5

    Dear, sir I have passed +2 2010and pcm marks5.13% became to a naval architect then how to applied 2011 can u tell piz……

  8. 4

    I have passed my S S C exam in April-2010-11 and want to become a naval Architect. Please suggest me way to become the same

  9. 3
    Manish Phillips:

    Dear Sir,
    I have passed out 12th exam with aggregate 66.83% and 60% in PCM.Please tell me i’m eligible for naval architect

  10. 2
    vikas gupta:

    i am a student of 12th sci,appearing for CET want addmission for naval architect in pune,so suggest me the best colleges in pune and do BHARTI VIDYAPEETH offer this course?
    what are the requirements to get addmission ?

    what are the best opportunities after finishing this course?????

  11. 1
    siddhi indulkar:

    can girls do naval architecture along with NDA training