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Samundra Institute of Maritime Studies (SIMS) 2020




Samundra Institute of Maritime Studies (SIMS) is a premier maritime training institute in India established by a leading, international ship management company, Executive Ship Management (ESM) Pte Ltd, Singapore. The institute prides itself with one of the most modern campuses in the industry with world-class infrastructure and a serious commitment to provide an outstanding training opportunity to Indian seafarers.


Courses Offered


  • B.Tech Marine Engineering


Eligibility Criteria


  • Age: Not less than 17 years & Not more than 20 years
  • Academic Qualification: Candidates must have passed 10+2 with minimum 60% marks aggregate in Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics as a subject


How to apply


Step 1: Candidates have to register themselves online
Step 2: Fill the application form
Step 3: Pay the application form

Click here to apply


Application fee

The application fee is Rs 1100/-


Selection Process


Booking of Exam Venue: After successful completion of payment, a candidate can book the exam venue as per his date & centre of choice.

Generation of Hall Ticket: After successful booking of exam centre, a candidate is required to generate the Hall Ticket by logging in to his registered email id or our website. He is required to produce a print out of the Hall Ticket at the ESM/SIMS centre on the date of online exam. Also a proof of identity is required to be shown at the test centre (Pan Card / Aadhar Card / Voter ID)

Online Test: Candidate will report at ESM / SIMS exam centre and take the online test. The test will have 3 steps as follows:

  • Step-1 Demo Practice Paper (10 Mins)
  • Step-2 Multiple Choice Questions (60 Mins)
  • Step-3 English Writing (10 Mins for DNS & B Tech, 15 Mins for GME & ETO)


Interview & Psychometric (16 PF) Test: After qualifying in the online test, a candidate will be called for Interview & Psychometric (16 PF) test at the zonal office or SIMS Lonavala campus. Candidate will be interviewed by SIMS Marine Faculty. Interviewer will make a detailed report of the candidate with respect to his Academic background, Aptitude, Attitude, family back ground, etc. After Interview round, candidate will take the psychometric test.

Medical Test: After qualifying in the interview & 16 PF Test, candidates are required to undergo medical test by DG Shipping and Company approved Doctor. Candidate will submit the medical test report at the zonal office or at SIMS Lonavala campus, as applicable.

Joining Fees: After qualifying in SIMS entrance test, candidate will have to submit the Non-refundable joining fee of Rs 50, 000/-. This fee can be paid by way of demand draft/ bank transfer by RTGS or NEFT made in favour of Samundra Institute of Maritime Studies, Payable at Mumbai. Our Bank details are indicated below:-

A/c Title : Samundra Institute of Maritime Studies
A/c No. : 04742320000055
Type of A/c : Current Account
Bank : HDFC Bank Ltd
Branch : Lonavala
IFSC Code : HDFC0000474

* Joining fee will be refunded only if candidate is unable to meet any of the eligibility conditions of SIMS.

IMU-CET (Not applicable for GME & ETO): All DNS & B.Tech candidates are required to qualify in IMU-CET for the current batch.

Verification & Submission of Original Documents: Candidate will have to submit the Original Academic Mark sheets to SIMS Lonavala prior to reporting the SIMS campus for final verification.

For more information click the link given below:



Important dates


  • Application start date: Already started
  • Last date to apply: Online Application Form will be available throughout the year