Kunjali Marakkar School of Marine Engineering (KMSME) is started with a precise vision of creating expert marine engineers who can cope up with the demands of the ever-growing shipping industry. It is the only marine engineering training institute in India, which is under the direct control of a state owned university. This department functions under the aegis of the Directorate General of Shipping, Govt. of India, Mumbai. Located in the heart of Cochin University campus, KMSME started its first batch of 4 year B.Tech marine engineering programme in 2003.The presence of various departments in the Cochin University, which even have their own strong research wings, enable the students to acquire profound knowledge in every topic as they wish.