Great Eastern Institute of Maritime Studies  is located in Lonavala , near Mumbai. This Institute is owned by India’s biggest ship management company Great Eastern Shipping . This company has more than 47 ships in their fleet. If you join Great Eastern Institute of Maritime Studies (GEIMS) then after passing out you get a confirmed job in Great Eastern Shipping Company. Many other Multinational Shipping companies also visit this institute for campus selection. Therefore doing a course from Great Eastern Institute of Maritime Studies (GEIMS) is very good for your future career.

Approval :

Great Eastern Institute of Maritime Studies is approved by Director General of Shipping of India and is affiliated to Indian Maritime University.

Courses Available:

Great Eastern Institute of Maritime Studies conducts following courses for the freshers to join Merchant Navy at different ranks.

  1. Diploma in Nautical Science (DNS)
  2. Graduate Marine Engineers (GME)
  3. Electro Technical Officer (ETO)
  4. General Purpose Rating Course


Great Eastern Institute of Maritime Studies provides in-house courses, so every student has to stay on campus. Training and hostel infrastructure is at par with any world class university. Workshops and training machineries are modern and as per latest requirements. The hostel is very good. Hostel facilities are at par with any resort. College provides world class facilities in the college as well as in the hotel areas. There is a mess room for meals, and all meals are cooked in the mess. The quality of the food served to the students is the best. You have to pay a higher price for the course, lodging and boarding, but it is worth for the money paid.

Discipline in the institute is very strict. Therefor be prepared for a strict college life.


Teachers in the Great Eastern Institute of Maritime Studies are experienced Captains and Chief Engineers from the Merchant Navy. They provide you with the knowledge to the best of their abilities. Under their able guidance students get very good knowledge and experience. The course curriculum is relevant, and it is more than enough for you to learn about all the jobs that you will have to perform on ships. Practical training is also part of curriculum which prepares you for shipboard jobs.

Job Placement:

Great Eastern Institute of Maritime Studies only takes in sponsored students, so all the students get placed after completing the course. Great eastern shipping owns the college. The college provides placements to almost all the students. Many multinational shipping companies visit college for campus placement. Most of the candidates get placed in these MNCs, however if some candidates are remaining and do not get job in these companies then Great Eastern Shipping tries to accommodate them in their own company.

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