Selection Procedure - B. Sc. Nautical Science

A successful career as a merchant mariner requires more than just a strong academic foundation. Other characteristics that are necessary include:

  • Communication skills
  • Temperamental suitability for a sea career
  • Leadership qualities
  • Physical fitness
  • Aptitude for scientific concepts

Tolani Maritime Institute's selection process will test candidates on each of the above parameters by taking into account a candidate's 10+2 PCM marks, IMUCET rank, result of the TMI online entrance exam, performance in an interview and satisfactory medical tests.

Selection Process

A. For all eligible applications received by 25 April 2020: 
The online test and interview will be conducted in the first half of May 2020 at Mumbai, Chennai, Delhi, Dehradun, Chandigarh, Bangalore, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Kochi, Lucknow, Indore, Ranchi and Jaipur. Candidates will be shortlisted based on marks in PCM, online test, IMU test rank and interview. The selection is also subject to medical fitness a per DGS norms.

B. For applications received between 26 April and 31 May 2020:
Applicants shortlisted on the basis of their PCM marks and IMUCET rank will be called to TMI campus in June 2020 for online test. Candidates will be short listed based on performance in above mentioned tests and medical fitness as per DGS norms.

1 Online Test

The Online Test has Main Test with 80 Questions in  four sections and a Behavioral Assessment.

The on-line test has a multiple-choice format covering Physics, Mathematics, Analytical and Logical Reasoning. The questions are of 10+2 level. There is one section each with negative marking in Physics and Mathematics. Duration of the test is 90 minutes.

On completion of the Main test consisting of above four sections there will be a behavioral assessment  for 30 minutes.

This test is conducted in 13 centres across India.

2 Personal Interview

Applicants are interviewed by a panel of educators and maritime professionals to assess the applicants' communication skills, leadership potential, clarity of thought, maturity and reasoning abilities. The panel also looks for any extracurricular achievements of the candidate.

3 Medical Examination

Medical practitioners appointed by the Institute will examine all selected candidates for certifying conformation with the medical requirements laid down by the Institute.

List of Medical Practitioners approved by D G Shipping as on 10-April-2019