Institute of Maritime Studies (IMS GOA)

Last updated on July 28th, 2023 at 05:13 pm


The Institute of Maritime Studies (IMS) located in Bogda, Goa, is renowned for its excellence in maritime training. With a strong reputation in the industry, IMS is considered one of the top institutes for diploma courses in marine engineering in India.

IMS offers a comprehensive two-year pre-sea course for Diploma in Marine Engineering(DME) and one year Graduate Marine Engineering course(GME). This program provides aspiring marine engineers with the necessary knowledge and skills to embark on a successful career in the maritime industry.

The Diploma in Marine engineering and Graduate Marine engineering course at IMS follows a practical training approach to complement theoretical learning. Students undergo training in various areas such as operation, maintenance, and supervision of marine machinery and systems. 
IMS Goa has an outstanding track record of placements for all cadets/trainees undergoing pre-sea training

Institute of Maritime Studies (IMS GOA)

College Review 

FacultyHighly rated faculty with extensive knowledge, excellent teaching capabilities, and dedication to student growth.
Internship/PlacementExcellent track record in providing internships and securing placements due to strong industry connections.
InfrastructureWell-maintained and modern infrastructure, including well-equipped classrooms, libraries, and laboratories.
CanteenCanteen offers a variety of delicious and hygienic food options, maintaining quality, cleanliness, and prompt service.
Hostel/DormComfortable and well-maintained hostel/dorm facilities with amenities, providing a homely atmosphere for students.
SportsGood sports facilities and an active sports culture, encouraging students to participate and promote physical fitness.


Course Seat Available
Diploma in Marine Engineering40
Graduate in Marine Engineering 80

Eligibility Criteria

General Purpose Rating Course Eligibility Criteria

A) Educational1) Diploma in Mechanical/ Electrical/ Electrical & Electronics/ Naval Architecture
2) Diploma in shipbuilding
B) Minimum Marks50% in final year 
C)Marks in EnglishMinimum 50% marks in diploma and degree
D) Age Limit Maximum 28 years 

Graduate Marine Engineering Course Eligibility Criteria

A) Educational1) B.E./B-TECH in Mechanical Engineering/ Mechanical Engineering Streams OR BE/B-Tech in Marine Engineer (non DGS approved)
2) Degree in Naval Architecture/ Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering/ Naval Architecture and Shipbuilding etc.
B) Minimum Marks50% in final year 
C)Marks in EnglishMinimum 50% marks in diploma and degree
D) Age Limit Maximum 28 Years 

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Medical Eligibility Criteria 

Physical Standards1) Candidates should be physically fit for sea service under the standard norm, with eyesight up to 6/6 in the better eye and 6/9 in the worst eye.
2) NO COLOR BLINDNESS by Ishihara chart. Partial Colour Blindness is also not acceptable.
3) The D.G. Shipping Medical Certificate must be issued by D.G. Shipping Approved Doctors, under the specified medical examination requirements.
Minimum Height and weight Height: 1.58m.Weight: 51 Kg



The fees include course fee, boarding and lodging expenses, uniforms, boiler suits, uniform shoes, safety shoes, fees for auxiliary courses, library and laboratory charges, group insurance, training manuals, four basic safety courses, INDos registration, IME membership, and more.

Diploma in Marine Engineering7,34,100
Graduate in Marine Engineering 5,65,200

Registration Process

How To Apply

The admission process for the Institute of Maritime Studies (IMS) consists of the following step at their website :

  1. Pay Examination Fee: Pay a non-refundable fee of Rs. 3000/- to cover the

online/entrance examination and psychometric test.

  1. Online Entrance Examination: Participate in the online entrance examination conducted by IMS.
  2. Interview: If shortlisted, attend the interviews to showcase your suitability for the DME course.
  3. Psychometric Test: Undergo a psychometric test to assess your aptitude and compatibility for the maritime industry.
  4. Medical Test: Complete a medical examination to ensure you meet the required health and fitness standards.

Secure Admission after completing the above steps, secure your admission to the DME and GME course at IMS.

Placement Records

IMS Goa has an outstanding track record of placements for all cadets/trainees undergoing pre-sea training. Renowned shipping companies such as Synergy, Wallem Ship Management,  K.Line, Scorpio, and Dynacom Tankers Management have consistently recruited our cadets, enabling us to maintain a remarkable 100% placement rate.

Course 2022-2023 2022-20212021-2020
Diploma in Marine Engineering100% (39 Placed)100% (39 Placed)100% (39 Placed)
Graduate in Marine Engineering100%(79 Placed)100%(79 Placed)100%(79 Placed)

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