Great Eastern Shipping is India's premier shipping Company. With nearly six decades of acclaimed experience, and a strong balance sheet size of over Rs. 4200 crores, GE Shipping is focused on the emerging business opportunities in the energy sector. The Company's ships ply across the geographical diversities of coastal and international waters with an accent on safety and quality. The Company is known for its people oriented approach, as it believes individual excellence translates into the Company's accomplishments.

  • The Company runs an ISO 9001:2000 state of art training institute at Lonavala to train B.E. (Mechanical) candidates interested in pursuing maritime career.
  • CRISIL has assigned "CRISIL Grade 1" for GME course. This grade indicates that the quality of education imparted for the above course at our Institute with respect to the course objectives as stated by the Directorate General of Shipping (DGS) is "OUTSTANDING".
  • Further, the prime attraction of course is "assured employment" to successful candidates on the Company’s Ships and entry into highly lucrative career in Merchant Navy. This is a great opportunity to make an exciting maritime career for the (B.E. Mechanical) candidates. Students, who have appeared for the final semester and expecting their results before 1st October 2011 are eligible for this GME Course.
The Company is commencing a batch for ‘GRADUATE MARINE ENGINEER (GME)’ Course from 1st October 2011 and hence invites applications from Mechanical Engineers.

Candidates are requested to download the Application Form from our,, (Path : Go to the website ‘Downloads’ section at the right hand corner of the page). Interested candidates are requested to send their CV’s to

To know more about the course and career prospects kindly visit our website,, You can also get in touch with us at or can call Mr. Nilesh Bhosale at 91 22 66613174


Course Name


Graduate Marine Engineer (GME)

Date of


1st October 2011

Academic Qualification


B.E. (Mechanical) / Naval Architecture from I.I.T. or from a College recognized by AICTE with aggregate of 55% marks in 1st to 8th Semester


Minimum 50% marks in English subject at 10th or 12th or Degree exam conducted by a recognized Board or University

Age Limit (As
on October 1st 2011)


28 years

Marital Status



Eye Sight


6/12 in each eye or 6/9 in better eye and 6/18 in other eye. Normal colour vision.



8 months on shore followed by

10 months onboard training.

No. of seats per batch





Rs.20,000 Admission and Orientation fee.

Rs.3,50,000 Training Fees (includes lodging & boarding).

Rs.20,000 approximately towards Uniform, Books, Stationary and other administrative fees, medical examination.

Cut-off date
for receiving applications


10th September 2011

Career Path :
8 month training at the Institute > 4 months training on ship as Trainee Marine Engineer > 6 months training on ship as Fifth Engineer > 4 months preparatory Course on shore for M.E.O. Class IV Exam > Post successful clearance of M.E.O. Class IV Exam, employment on GES vessels as Fourth Engineer.

Remuneration (Indicative):

  • Trainee Marine Engineer – Rs.25,000 p.m.
  • Fifth Engineer - Rs.25,000 p.m.
Salary on joining Ship:
  • Rs.1,10,000/- p.m. (approximately, subject to applicable TDS)

Bank Loan :
This course is approved by 'CREDILA'(An HDFC Ltd company) for education loan. However the responsibility will be borne by the student for compliance of documents and payment of fees.

Note :

The offer of admission for Pre-Sea Training and Shipboard Training by GES shall not be considered as guarantee of employment on completion of such training. However, in the event of GES offering employment after obtaining the MEO Class-IV examination, the candidate shall agree to be bound to accept our employment and serve on our vessels for a period of three years. This is a requirement as per the Gazette Notification S.O.2132 (E) issued on December 12, 2007 by Govt of India.