About the Department
The department focuses on producing Naval Architects and OffshoreEngineers who can contribute in numerous functions such asShip Design, Ship Building, Ship Repair, Retrofit, OffshoreRig design, transportation and maintenance of platforms during operation and station keeping activities of those rigs.
Members of the faculty regularly publish research articles in indexed, peer reviewed international and national journals. The syllabus is consciously designed to help students assimilate , at every stage the rapid trends and progressive growth in this exciting field. Students are admitted by selection through merit based on percentage of marks secured in the VISTAS Entrance Examination.
Vision & Mission
The Department of Naval Architecture and Offshore Engineering of VELS Institute of Science Technology and Advanced Studies (VISTAS) has a vision to establish itself as a centre of excellence in Naval Architecture and Offshore Engineering Programme for producing well qualified graduate engineers capable of meeting the challenging and ever-expanding needs of development and management of world class shipbuilding/ Offshore Industry.
The mission of the department is
- To educate, motivate and prepare students to know the fundamental and technical skillsin Naval Architecture and Offshore Engineering through effective teaching learning methodologies.
- To make students imbibe professional and ethical standards by means of continuous learning and professional activities.
- To impart employability skills to students to be industry- ready with implant training and industrial visits.
- To create entrepreneurship skills by means of industrial collaborations and mentoring.
- To encourage students to undertake R&D activities for societal needs with high ethical standards.
List of Programmes
- B. Tech Naval Architecture and Offshore Engineering
Faculty-Student Ratio: 1: 15
Should have passed the Higher Secondary Examinations of (+2) Curriculum (Academic Stream) with Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry as three of the four subjects or any examination of any other authority as per AICTE norms.
PROGRAM OUTCOME (PO)
PO1: Engineering knowledge: Apply the knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering fundamentals, and an engineering specialization to the solution of complex engineering problems.
PO2: Problem analysis: Identify, formulate, research literature, and analyze complex engineering problems reaching substantiated conclusions using first principles of mathematics, natural sciences, and engineering sciences.
PO3: Design/development of solutions: Design solutions for complex engineering problems and design system components or processes that meet the specified needs with appropriate consideration for the public health and safety, and the cultural, societal, and environmental considerations.
PO4: Conduct investigations of complex problems: Use research-based knowledge and research methods including design of experiments, analysis and interpretation of data, and synthesis of the information to provide valid conclusions.
PO5: Modern tool usage: Create, select, and apply appropriate techniques, resources, and modern engineering and IT tools including prediction and modeling to complex engineering activities with an understanding of the limitations.
PO6: The engineer and society: Apply reasoning informed by the contextual knowledge to assess societal, health, safety, legal and cultural issues and the consequent responsibilities relevant to the professional engineering practice.
PO7: Environment and sustainability: Understand the impact of the professional engineering solutions in societal and environmental contexts, and demonstrate the knowledge of, and need for sustainable development.
PO8: Ethics: Apply ethical principles and commit to professional ethics and responsibilities and norms of the engineering practice.
PO9: Individual and team work: Function effectively as an individual, and as a member or leader in diverse teams, and in multidisciplinary settings.
PO10: Communication: Communicate effectively on complex engineering activities with the engineering community and with society at large, such as, being able to comprehend and write effective reports and design documentation, make effective presentations, and give and receive clear instructions.
PO11: Project management and finance: Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the engineering and management principles and apply these to one’s own work, as a member and leader in a team, to manage projects and in multidisciplinary environments.
PO12: Life-long learning: Recognize the need for, and have the preparation and ability to engage in independent and life-long learning in the broadest context of technological change.
Curriculum & Syllabus
CURRICULUM & SYLLABUS
MINIMUM CREDITS TO BE EARNED: 160
|English for Engineers
|Engineering Physics – Mechanics of Solids
|Engineering Mathematics – 1
|Programming for Problem Solving
|Engineering Graphics & Design - Lab
|Programming for Problem Solving Lab
|Communication Skills - Lab
|Program Duration (Year)
|B.Tech Naval Architecture and Offshore Engineering
Passed 10+2 examination with Physics/ Mathematics / Chemistry/ Computer Science/ Electronics/ Information Technology/ Biology/Informatics Practices/ Biotechnology/ Technical Vocational subject/ Agriculture/ Engineering Graphics/ Business Studies/ Entrepreneurship/ Agriculture stream (for Agriculture Engineering) Obtained at least 45% marks (40% marks in case of candidates belonging to reserved category) in the above subjects taken together.
Passed min. 3 years Diploma examination with at least 45% marks (40% marks in case of candidates belonging to reserved category) subject to vacancies in the First Year, in case the vacancies at lateral entry are exhausted.
(The Universities will offer suitable bridge courses such as Mathematics, Physics, Engineering drawing, etc., for the students coming from diverse backgrounds to prepare Level playing field and desired learning outcomes of the programme)
|B.Tech Naval Architecture and Offshore Engineering
|Lateral Entry (to Second Year)
Passed Minimum THREE years / TWO years (Lateral Entry) Diploma examination with at least 45% marks (40% marks in case of candidates belonging to reserved category) in ANY branch of Engineering and Technology.
Passed B.Sc. Degree from a recognized University as defined by UGC, with at least 45% marks (40% marks in case of candidates belonging to reserved category) and passed 10+2 examination with Mathematics as a subject.
Passed D.Voc. Stream in the same or allied sector.
(The Universities will offer suitable bridge courses such as Mathematics, Physics, Engineering drawing, etc., for the students coming from diverse backgrounds to achieve desired learning outcomes of the programme)
build marine structures and vessels
- Merchant Ships design companies which design Passenger Vessels, General Cargo Ships, Container Vessels, Ro-Ro Vessels, Bulk Carriers etc
- Oil and gas companies will hire naval architects to build ocean rigs
- Indian Navy will hire Naval architects to design, build and maintain their marine vessels (for example, submarines, Frigates, Destroyers, Patrol Vessels, Aircraft Carriers, Mine Sweepers etc.)
- Cruise lines will hire naval architects to build recreational vessels
- In shipyards to carry out the production of Merchant vessel
- Maintenance of Channels for the Ships to leave / enter the harbour
- Improvements to natural harbours and construction of artificial ports and harbours
- Maintenance of Dry docks, Slipways and wet basins in the harbour
- Sea-keeping of oil rigs during operation
- Riser and Mooring Analysis
- Subsea Pipeline installation and decommissioning
- Sea fastening Analysis – transportation of materials to rigs through support vessels
“VELS gives a great opportunity for students to broaden their knowledge beyond their field of studies within an international multicultural environment. The friendly attitude of the professors and their willingness to always offer a helping hand has made me understand the thing better. The 4 years spent here were splendid and has helped me to grow better professionally and personally.
Naval Architect, Navcrafts, Chennai
“To build the culture of innovation and technology, VISTAS – The Multifaceted University plays a major role in shaping the creativity of its students. The moments of victory and enduring progress are always a part of Vels Institute of Science, Technology and Advanced Studies. The campus never fails to amuse us with its fantastic infrastructure and authentic atmosphere. The students are enriched with sustainability, integrity and leadership quality. Every year the institution unfolds the most disciplined and self-motivated students. I extend my appreciation to the people of VISTAS for providing hospitality and consideration to the students and recruiters.
HSE Officer, Bansal Group, Gujrat
Every year, freshers around the world strive to get into their dream jobs. The VISTAS, Chennai is one of the best places where dream turn to be real. The magic happens when Vels identifies talents of various streams, organizes training programs and formulates campus interviews for every student through the wonderful placement cell of Vels. Our hard work is always awarded in Vels as a token of love given in the form of job in our hands.
Planning and Estimation Engineer, Samant Shipyard Pvt Ltd, Goa
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