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Students Achievements 2018-19

Sep 2018

The national level technical symposium SAILSYNERGY 2018 was held on 29th September 2018 and Mr. H R. Premnath, Principal, Indus Maritime College, Chennai was the Chief Guest and distributed the prizes and awards to the winners.  

Aug 2018

 Passing out ceremony of the 17th batch of marine engineering graduates of SVCE (Sri Venkateswara College of Engineering, Pennalur, Sriperumbudur Taluk – 602117) was held on 10th August 2018. Shri. S.Ramakrishna, Executive Vice President (Technical), SANMAR Shipping Limited, Chennai has graced the occasions as the Chief Guest and distributed the prizes.


May 2018

Prof.S.Krishnan is one of the conveners for the International Conference on Automobile, Marine and Mechanical Engineering (ICAMME- 2018) held on 4th & 5th May 2018. Dr.M.Anandan Associate Prof. & Mr.V.Gurusamy AP were the organizing Secretaries for the conference




World Shipping Forum 2017 The Department of Marine Engineering, SVCE has sponsored World Shipping Forum 2017 organized by The Institute of Marine Engineers (India) was held during 23-25th November 2017 at Chennai. The Prof. S.Krishnan, HoD-Marine Engineering, Prof. KV Sivanarayana and Prof. TR Mohan have attended the World Shipping Forum 2018.


Comprehensive Inspection Programme (CIP)
The department underwent the mandatory Comprehensive Inspection Programme (CIP) by the Indian register of Shipping (IRS) on 22nd & 23rd September 2017 and retained the grading as "VERY GOOD".

September 2017

  • Passing Out Parade 2017
  • Passing Out Parade 2016

  • April 2016

    Attention Seafarers ...

    Mr. R.Balasundaram​, IV Year Marine ​​has won third prize in technical paper presentation competition conducted by Institute of Marine Engineers India, Chennai during the 53rd national maritime day celebrations, 2016.​ ​​He has received certificate for award of excellence and cash prize from Honorable Dr.K.Rosaiah, the governor of Tamil Nadu​"
    Department of Marine Engineering Congratulate him for the tremendous achievement.

    January 2015

    Book Chapter Published by the Marine Engineering Faculty



    The following chapter has been published by Mr.V.Gurusamy, Assistant Professor in the book titled "Manufacturing Engineering: New Research", 

    compiled by JP Davim, University of Aveiro, Portugal and published by NOVA, USA with ISBN: 978-1-63463-378-9.

    Chapter 12. Material Joining Process of Non-Ferrous Metals 

    Dr. N. Muthukrishnan, Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering and V. Gurusamy,  Assistant Professor, Department of Marine Engineering and Convener,  Welding Research Cell,  Sri Venkateswara College of Engineering, Tamil Nadu, India  pp.241-256   


    MoU with ADOR Welding Limited

    Welding Research Cell(WRC), Department of Marine Engineering and Department of MechanicalEngineering, SVCE signs MoU with M/S ADOR Welding Limited on 12/01/2015.

    October 2014

    Marine Enigineering Graded A2 (Very Good) By DGS

    The Comprehensive Inspection Programme (CIP) by Director-General Shipping was carried out on the 13th, 14th and 15th of October 2014. Our Marine Engineering Department was graded A2 (Very Good) by the authorities.

    September 2014

    Passing Out Parade

    An impressive passing out parade was held by the 13th batch of Marine engineering graduates at the college campus. Shri. Ashok Advani, General Manager, Pacific Manning Agency, a division of PIL (India) Private Limited, took the guard of honour. Mr.CS.Prawin Raj, passing out cadet, received the gold medal for his outstanding achievements in academic, co-curricular and extra-curricular activities.

    Best Teacher Award

    Mr.V.Gurusamy, Assistant Professor, Marine Engineering have conferred with the college's prestigeous award "Outstanding Teacher Award"for the academic year 2013-14.

    March 2014

    Prof.K.V.Sivanarayana, Professor-Marine Engineering and Dean (Student Welfare), SVCE has received CTS Best Faculty award presented by M/S CTS, Chennai in the College Day function 2014

    Marine Engineering Department, SVCE has received the teaching awards in Engineering, presented by Staffordshire University, UK and Education Matters, on Monday 3rd March 2014 at the Jeppiaar Engineering College, Chennai. Prof.HR.Premnath, HOD-Marine Received the award.


    Febrauary 2014

    Department of Marine Engineering,SVCE oragnised one day workshop on "Advances in MIG Welding Process" on 18 February 2014

    August 2013

    Prof.Dr.M.Arunachalam, Secretary of Sri Venakateswara Educational and Health Trust recieved felicitation award in the World Shipping Forum 2013

    The national level technical symposium "SAILSYNERGY 13" was held on 19 August 2013. Prof.Janaka.S, Dean (Engineering), HIMT was the chief guest for inaugural function and Dr.A.Venkatesan, Dean (IUP), Prof and Head, Automobile Engg, SVCE was the chief guest for Valedictory function.

    July 2013

    Marine Engineering students Association was inauguarted by Mr.Ramesh, Consultant, Shipping Companies

    February 2013

    The guest lecture on " Recent Trends in Marine Engineering and survval at Sea" by Shri A M Ramakrishnan, Senior Second Engineer, SANMAR Shipping Company, Chennai on 11th Feb 2013.

    January 2013

    A paper titled "Magnetic Bearing" by Final Year Marine Cadet Mr.Anbuselvan.T, Final Year Marine Cadet Mr.Sai Viaksh.M Final Year Marine Cadet Mr.Vinoth Kumar.K published and presented Paper in International Conference on Advanced Engineering Technology, organised by R&D India(Bhuvaneshwar Branch), Cochin. 27 Jan 2013.

    September 2012

    Felicitation Award to Prof.KV.Sivanarayana, Dean (Students' Welfare)

    National Maritime Day Celebrations Committee, Chennai presented Felicitation Award to Prof.K.V.Sivanarayana at the World Maritime day celebrations held on 25th September 2012 in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the shipping industry.

    Passing out parade

    An impressive passing out parade was held, by the 11th batch of marine engineering graduates at the Sri Venkateswara College of Engineering (SVCE), Sriperumbudur. There was appreciation from all those present on Friday 21st September, who witnessed the parade. Shri C V Subba Rao, Executive Director, M/s Sanmar Shipping Pvt Ltd, took the guard of honour. The institute, SVCE, which has Dr AC Muthiah as the Chairman of its governing council, is in its 27th year. The college was one of the first institutes in the state to have a BE degree course in marine engineering. The chief guest, Shri C V Subba Rao, said, “It is my belief that apart from chartered accountancy and medicine, Marine Engineering curriculum provides a nation with a readymade professional. I congratulate the passing out cadets who are graduating today. I advice the cadets to continue to learn throughout their career, be honest with themselves and to the people you work with and also to embrace technology .Dr M.Arunachalam , Secretary,Sri Venkateswara Educational and Health Trust presided over the function. The Welcome address was given by Dr. M. Sivanandham, Principal , SVCE.

    August 2012

    The national level technical symposium "SAILSYNERGY 12" was held on 23 August 2012. Prof.Srinivasan, Indian Maritime University was the chief guest for inaugural function and Dr.R.Parthiban, Prof and Head, Chemical Engg, SVCE was the chief guest for Valedictory function.

    July 2012

    Prof.HR.Premnath took over as Head of the Department and Prof.K.V.Sivanarayana took over as Dean (Student Affairs).


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