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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.