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The Department of Naval Architecture and Offshore Engineeringin Vels Institute of Science Technology and Advanced studies (VISTAS) was established in the year 2015 and it was accredited bythe  UGC, NAAC and AICTE. Ocean Engineering Courses such as Naval Architecture & Offshore Engineering, Petroleum Engineering and Coastal & Ocean Engineering are of application oriented  scientific methodsthat are contributive to  the benefit of  mankind. The School of Ocean Engineering under VISTAS is providing very good education and the courses are designed according to the need of the industries which are related to Ocean Engineering. As such,VISTAS has the obligation and commitment to provide technical education right from BTech to Ph.D level. The School of Ocean Engineering will be providing an excellent education for the students through teaching and learning, practices and training, research and service to the community. In addition to regular curricula,  students are taught additional subjects such as  communication skills and soft skills to make them ready for the industry. The students have to undergo Internship/ Training in various ocean related industries including Shipyards, Design offices, Offshore companies, Ports and Harbors, Oil and Gas industries to get good acquaintance with  the field where they are likely to work. Apart from this, International/ National Conferences, Seminars, Workshops, Special lectures by eminent people are  arranged for the benefit of the students.

The department focuses on producing Naval Architects and OffshoreEngineers who can contribute in numerous functions such as Ship 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.


The Department of Naval Architecture and Offshore Engineering of VELS Institute ofScience 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 

  1. To educate, motivate and prepare  students to know the fundamental and technical skillsin Naval Architecture and Offshore Engineering through effective teaching learning


  1. To make students  imbibe professional and ethical standards  by means of

continuous learning and professional activities.

  1. To impart  employability skills to  students to be  industry- ready with  implant training

and industrial visits.

  1. To create entrepreneurship skills by means ofindustrial collaborations and mentoring.
  2. To encourage students to undertake R&D activities for  societal needs with high

ethical standards.


  • B. Tech Naval Architecture and Offshore Engineering

Faculty-Student Ratio: 1: 15

Should have passed the Higher Secondary Examinationsof (+2) Curriculum (Academic Stream) with Mathematics,Physics and Chemistry as three of the four subjects or anyexamination of any other authority as per AICTE norms.

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