GEIMS is one of the oldest institutions and has an association with the highly reputed Maritime Industry of India. GEIMS provides the best education by the combination of classroom lectures alongwith the on-board practical training. GEIMS aims to give India best seafarers and serve the Industry for over 37 Years. The Institute makes the students a global asset in the shipping and Maritime industry.

GEIMS even offers courses specializing in Marine engineering, Nautical Science and Electrical Technology with an aim to create great professionals in the world.

Admissions of Candidates is based on Admission Test, Interview and Medical Test taken by the Institute.

GEIMS, Maharashtra Highlights

Following are the Highlights of Great Eastern Institute of Maritime Studies (GEIMS):

Established 2006
Name of Institute The Great Eastern Institute of Maritime Studies
Institute Type Private
Entrance Exam IMU CET
Approved by Indian Maritime University (IMU), Chennai
Admission Criteria Entrance test, Interview and Medical Test
In Association with The Great Eastern Shipping Company Ltd.
Application Mode Online
Official Website

GEIMS, Maharashtra Courses Offered

The Institute offers Courses in Marine Engineering, Nautical Science and Electrical Technology. The key Details of all the Courses have been tabulated below:

Course Details
GME (Graduate Marine Engineer) Duration: 8 months on shore followed by 10 months on board training.
Specialization:Marine Engineering
Eligibility: Age should be less than 25 Years.Passed in 12th class or PCM with 60% and above marks.
B.Sc. in PCM with 55% and above marks or Electronics with Physics as individual subject in one of the Year.
Electronics with physics= 55% and above. OR BE/ B.Tech. with 50% and above marks.
DNS (Diploma in Nautical Science) Duration: 12 months Pre-sea training course followed by 18 months Structured Shipboard Training as TNOC under IMU.
Specialization:Nautical Science
Eligibility: Age should be less than 28 Years. BE (Mechanical/ Naval Architecting) with 50% and above and Minimum 50% marks in English.
Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical/ Automotive Engineering with 50% and above in final year and Minimum 50% marks in English.
ETO (Electro Technical Officer) Duration: 4 months on shore followed by 8 months on board training.
Specialization:Electrical Technology
Eligibility: Age should be less than 28 Years.12th class with PCM with 50% and above with minimum 50% marks in English.
3 Years Diploma with 60% marks
4 Years Degree inElectrical/Electronics/Electrical and electronics/ Electrical and Telecommunication/Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering with 50% marks.

NOTE: Medical Standards:Physical standards and eyesight as per the DG guidelines.

Other Courses offered by GEIMS are:

  • GP Rating (Deck/ Engine/ Saloon)
  • GP Rating (Fitters & Pumpman)

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GEIMS, Maharashtra Admission Guidelines

How to Apply?

Candidates can apply through Online Mode. Steps to apply are:

  • The Candidates should first apply on the OfficialWebsite.
  • Pay the Application fees of INR 1500 and required Documents along with the form.
  • In case ofOnline Payment(Credit card / Debit card or Demand draft), Candidates have to send an email to with the following details: Name, Email-id, Application Number and Course Name, Payment Reference Number.
  • In case of Demand Draft, Send the Demand Draft with the Application form print out to the address mentioned:

54-56, Tungarli Village, Opposite lagoona Resort

Next to Perfect Engineering Works, Pune – 410403

Maharashtra, India

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GEIMS, Maharashtra Placements

GEIMS graduates obtain full time employment from the same companies who took them on as interns for on board training.

Some companies do not participate in the Internship Programme but instead recruit students directly from GEIMS upon course completion.

After the Course gets completed by the Candidates, many big companies recruit them to offer jobs. There are top recruiting companies of GEIMS which are as follows:

  • Goodwood
  • Seaspan
  • Teekay
  • Wallem

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GEIMS, Maharashtra Facilities

Facilities of GEIMS are as follows:

  • Auditorium: The Auditorium of GEIMS is like a Digital Theatre.
  • Hostel: GEIMS has modern facilities in the Hostel with rooms for 240 Cadets along with Wi-fi availability.
  • Library: The Institute has its own well-equipped library with hundreds of books.
  • Transportation: The Institute has transport facilities so that the students can be transported to their places easily through College Transport.
  • Laboratory: The Institute has many labs including Science lab, Electronics & Control lab, Computer lab, Seamanship lab, etc.
  • Other Facilities: Other Facilities includes Bridge Simulator, Engine room simulator, Advanced Engine Simulator, Boiler and I.G. Plant Simulator, Bridge Equipment Gyro, Auto Compass and Steering Control, Air-Conditioned Classrooms, Swimming pool, Football field, Volleyball Court, Dining room, etc.

GEIMS, Maharashtra Faculty

Following is the Faculty Details:

Principal: Capt. Atma Prakash Sethi

Vice Principal: Capt. Philip John

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Ques. What are the placements options in the Great Eastern Maritime Academy for the GME course?

Ans. Placement is 100 % guaranteed and the Institute is also very good and also offers good salary packages.

Ques. How is the Great Eastern Institute of Maritime Studies for sponsorships?

Ans. Great eastern institute of maritime studies (GEIMS)is a good institute.It is a subdivision of a great eastern shipping companyof which it provides sponsorship. Once the Candidates finish your course at GEIMS, they will be given training on great eastern ships itself. Other Companies also come to GEIMS for campus placement

Ques. Which is a better option to pursue, GME, Great Eastern, or IMS Goa? Why?

Ans. If the Candidates want pre-placement then they can choose to go with Great Eastern Institute and if they want better placement options, they can choose to go with IMS Goa.Both the colleges have 100% placement. And talking about Great Eastern Institute, everyone knows that they provide sponsorship. So, Both the colleges offer full placement to students.

Ques. Is doing GME from Anglo Eastern Maritime Academy good for the future of the students?

Ans. Getting into Anglo eastern is not an easy task.If you are concerned with your future after choosing GME from Anglo eastern you need to know something about the institute. Anglo eastern is a shipping management company having more than 600 ships & it is headquartered at Hongkong. They have set up their own institute to train the deck and engine cadets and they recruit them on their own ships and you are assured with a job unlike the other institutes where you have to depend upon the will be sponsored by the company.

Ques. What does a sponsorship letter from the Great Eastern Institute of Maritime Studies mean?

Ans. It means that you will be paid a stipend during your training on board on successful completion of the course and once you have cleared your class 4 exams your 'll start sailing as 4th engineer. Your salary as 4th engineer will also be mentioned in the sponsorship letter.It means after the completion of offshore training, even if you don't get selected in any shipping company, you will be given to sail in great eastern vessels. So, if you have a sponsorship letter then you won't be unemployed after the completion of course.

Ques. What is the fee structure of all the Courses at GEIMS?

Ans. Fee Structure for all the Courses at GEIMS is as follows:
  • DNS: INR 651798
  • GME: INR 541028
  • ETO: INR 410428