Samundra Institute of Maritime Studies (SIMS)is located in Lonavala , near Mumbai. This Institute is owned by Singapore based one of the world’s biggest ship management company Executive Ship Management. This company has more than 300 ships in their fleet. If you join Samundra Institute of Maritime Studies (SIMS) then after passing out you get a confirmed job in Executive Ship Management. Executive Ship Management is a dream company to work with for freshers in Merchant Navy. Executive Ship Management has variety of ships in their fleet which provides their candidates an opportunity to work on different type of ships. Therefore doing a course from Samundra Institute of Maritime Studies (SIMS) is very good for your future career.

Graduate Marine Engineer (GME) Course:

Graduate Marine Engineer (GME) Course is for the candidates who have already completed engineering degree either in Mechanical or in Naval Architectures. Mechanical Engineers who wish to join Merchant Navy as Marine Engineer have to do a special training. This training is called Graduate Marine Engineer (GME) Course.
Duration of Graduate Marine Engineer (GME) Course is 1 year. After completion of GME course candidate is posted as Junior Engineer on Merchant Navy cargo ships. After that depending upon promotions and experience candidate can move up to the top post of Chief Engineer Officer. Generally average candidates take 7-8 years to become Chief Engineer of the ship.
Samundra Institute of Maritime Studies (SIMS) is one of the best Maritime Institute which conducts Graduate Marine Engineer (GME) Course. SIMS not only provides assured job but also gives world class Maritime training.

Eligibility criteria for Graduate Marine Engineer (GME) Course from SIMS.

  1. B.E./ B.Tech. in Mechanical/ Naval Architecture or Mechanical & Automation after attending a course of 4 years duration from a UGC recognized University and/or approved by AICTE, with minimum 60% aggregate marks and minimum 55% marks in the final year.
  2. In class 12th or equivalent have scored minimum 60% marks in PCM or Diploma aggregate 60%.
  3. Maximum age should not exceed 25 years on the date of commencement of course
Batches in SIMS

Anglo Eastern Maritime Academy conducts 3 batches of Graduate Marine Engineer (GME) course in a year.

  1. March Batch – Total Intake 40 candidates
  2. September Batch – Total Intake 40 candidates

Total Fees – 5,40,000 Rupees

Selection Process

To get admission in Anglo Eastern Maritime Academy in Graduate Marine Engineer (GME) course candidate has to pass SIMS entrance exam. Candidate should apply directly through Samundra Institute of Maritime Studies (SIMS) website.

SIMS entrance exam is in 3 parts : 

  1. Online written exam – This exam consists of multiple choice questions of English, General Aptitude, Reasoning and Mechanical Engineering.
  2. Psychometric personality test – This test is analysis based and is conducted to check the candidate’s personality. Candidate’s personality should be suitable to work on Merchant Navy ships.
  3. Interview

Preparation tips for SIMS entrance exam

  1. For online Computer Based exam targeted preparation is required to crack the exam. Many candidates appear for this exam and wish to join SIMS. Competition has become very tough.Therefore it is advisable to get Study Material for quick and targeted preparation.
  2. In online written test weightage  of Mechanical Engineering is the maximum. You must cover important topics like Fluid Mechanics, Thermodynamics, Internal Combustion Engines, Refrigeration and Air conditioning, Electrical motors, Electronics, Steam Boilers, Compressors etc.
  3. Only basic preparation is required for English and General Aptitude 
  4. Psychometric personality test it is a crucial part and a deciding factor. Therefore you must practice psychometric personality test and prepare for it. Most of the candidates fail in psychometric personality test. It is a different type of test that is why you should take some practice tests to get an idea about it.
  5. Interview is the final stage and is the most important part of selection procedure. You must prepare for interview separately. Only subject knowledge is not sufficient to pass the interview. You must know some basic etiquette and manners of interview general questions related to the shipping industry which are being asked during interview.
  6. Good and targeted preparation is the only way to success.
  7. Marine Republic provides BEST STUDY PACKAGE at very reasonable price. It is prepared by Merchant Navy Chief Engineers.

For psychometric personality test and Interview preparation under Merchant Navy Captain guidance whatsapp Marine Republic at 9875305872. 
We also provide question bank and previous year sample questions for SIMS test. You can prepare from your home by taking our study package.

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