A premier maritime training Institute in India

Great Eastern Institute of Maritime Studies (GEIMS), Lonavala is one of the oldest maritime institutes in the country and enjoys a respectable reputation in the industry. The institute aims to provide India with world-class seafarers through quality education, imparted through a unique blend of classroom learning and practical training.

GEIMS offers excellent placement opportunities with its parent company Great Eastern Shipping, as well as other leading shipping companies around the world. The institute has been given an A+ rating in the DGS Comprehensive Inspection Programme.

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Affiliated to the Indian Maritime University, Chennai

Rated A+ by the Directorate General of Shipping

ISO 9001:2015 Certified

Guaranteed placement opportunities

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Courses offered

GEIMS offers a unique combination of classroom learning and experiential training in order to equip students with all the necessary skills to succeed in their roles at sea.

Please note:

A valid passport is mandatory for admission. Candidates without a valid passport during the admission process will not be selected. Those without a passport are hence advised to apply for ‘Tatkaal’ passport immediately.

When applying, candidates should ensure that their surname is included on their passport as it is convenient for obtaining a visa. Candidates without a surname on their passport will receive their course completion certifications only after making such changes.

Applications to GEIMS are accepted throughout the year. However, candidates should check the brochure for the specific application deadline for enrolment into a particular batch. Applications received after the deadline will be considered for the next batch.

Candidates who do not meet the eligibility criteria will be disqualified. It is the candidate's responsibility to ensure that they meet the criteria laid out in the brochure at the time of application.

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Mr. David Birwadkar, Chairman, Academic Council & Head
The Great Eastern Institute of Maritime Studies

Message from the Head of the Institute

What truly sets us apart is our commitment to excellence in training. We understand that practical experience is paramount in the maritime field and to that end, we have invested in state-of-the-art simulators that replicate real-life scenarios. These simulators provide our students with hands-on training, allowing them to develop the critical skills and decision-making abilities needed to navigate the challenges of the maritime industry confidently

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