Sponsorship Test

If you dream of becoming a sailor and are willing to work hard, we can help you achieve your dreams. Every year, we at Varren Marines Shipping, offer sponsorship to meritorious students. To keep the process fair, all candidates applying for sponsorship must take a Sponsorship Test. We have sponsorship opportunities for the following courses.

Diploma in Nautical Science

This is a 1 year full-time diploma course for students who have done their 10+2 in the non-medical stream. This course covers theoretical and practical concepts of nautical technology, and helps students start a successful career in merchant navy.


GP Rating

This is a 6 month long pre-sea training course which prepares candidates to work in the deck and engine department of a merchant navy ship. Students can apply for this course right after matriculation, as long as they meet the minimum eligibility criteria.


Graduate Marine Engineering

This is a 12 month conversion course for mechanical engineering and naval architecture graduates who wish to make a career in marine engineering. After completing this course and 6 months of on-ship training, candidates can work as marine engineers.


India’s Leading Provider of Ship Management Services & Best Sponsorship Company

Founded in 2015 by Vikesh Upadhyay, an experienced merchant mariner, mumbai maritime training institute has grown to become an industry leader in the marine sector. Guided by a strong work ethic and customer-first approach, VMS prides itself in providing complete end-to-end shipping solutions to ship owners and companies, and helping young aspirants start a successful career in merchant navy.

Best-in-Class Shipping Solutions

Crew & Vessel Management World Wide

Sponsorships for deserving candidates

We Exist to Offer Our Expertise in Shipping to Shipping Companies & Sailors

Our mission is to provide world-class shipping solutions to ship owners, and help young talent start a career in merchant navy.

We want to build long-term mutually beneficial relationships with our customers in the marine industry by proving efficient and cost-effective shipping solutions covering all aspects of running, managing, repairing, and buying and selling of sea vessels.

We also nurture aspiring talent for a successful career in merchant navy, through excellent result-oriented IMU-CET classes, and by providing sponsorships to deserving candidates.

We are Working to Create a World of Goodness for the those Associated with Shipping.

We envision a world where shipping as industry and the people associated with it get the respect and recognition they deserve, and we as an organization play a vital role in making this happen.

Our vision is our driving force. We wish to take the shipping industry to new heights of success. We’ve built a team of passionate, experienced and hard-working people who tirelessly work to provide an exceedingly good service to all our shipping clients. We invest time and effort to understand customer needs and always deliver on our commitments in a timely manner.

With a firm belief that the future of Shipping rests in the hands of young and aspiring mariners, we tutor and train students for a successful career in the merchant Navy.

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Ship Management

We provide best-in-class ship management services which cover all aspects of running and managing a sea vessel.

Ship Maintenance and Repair

We provide comprehensive ship maintenance and repair support to your vessel whether it is land-based, dry-locked, berthed or on voyage.

Port Agencies

Our experienced staff of port agents can efficiently handle all your port related needs starting from pre-arrival to post-departure.

Ship Brokering and Chartering

We provide nation-wide ship brokering and chartering services. We’ve close ties with  leading ship owners, operators, traders and brokers.

Ship Chandelling

We supply all the necessary items required by a sea vessel during its voyage. Our shipping supplies are top quality and budget-friendly.

Crew Management

We help sea vessels meet their manning needs, and help budding and experienced mariners find employment.

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Our Reward is Our Students' Success

  • My name is Ankit Gusain & i'm sponsered from VMS company. Now i'm studied in TS rahaman
    Ankit GusainAnkit Gusain
  • They gave me sponsorship for dns course which im thankful of now i study in ts Rahaman
    Johan Rohan FernandesJohan Rohan Fernandes
  • Harsh H S IMI Noida . Proud to get sponsored by VMS . Eagerly waiting for my onboard training
    Harsh HsHarsh Hs
  • Its and excellent company got sponsorship form vms and now iam studying dns in a renowned college ts rahaman so thankfull because of the company's staff support
    Pratik PandePratik Pande
  • I have given the sponsorship test and interview it was quite easy all the process was really smooth and tension free iam just thankfull to them because they helped me getting success toward my dream and I have also got an admission for DNS course in TS RAHAMAN which is also one of the reputed institute in india. Iam eagerly waiting to work onboard ship in vms shipping
    Omkar AutadeOmkar Autade
  • Yes they are professionals and gives quick response of your problem and helps to resolve it. I think that VMS is a great shipping company which has good employees and departments which can help you anytime. So, I pray to God that whenever I go to sail my experience will be good and adventerous. Best regards Karan singh (IMU_23-B/ Diploma in nautical science) TS. Rahaman
    Karan SinghKaran Singh
  • I have also joined VMS Pvt Ltd. This is a great platform for the students who are pursuing career in Marine industry, The management are responsive and solve the queries quickly, help us and guide us professionally. Myself Shivam Thakur have joined Coimbatore Marine college for Graduate Marine engineering course (GME).
    Shivam ThakurShivam Thakur
  • I came across different companies, but this was a wonderful opportunity to become a seafarer. This company is giving training very fast. This will be a best choice of people who would like to become seafarer's
  • "Intrinsicly embrace top-line core competencies with real-time metrics. Conveniently reinvent functionalized collaboration"

    Pranav PokharePranav Pokhare
  • "Progressively visualize professional value via distributed value. Appropriately redefine professional sources with extensible strategic theme areas. Progressively exploit plug-and-play ROI and excellent platforms"

    Pranav AnandPranav Anand
  • "Compellingly e-enable distributed deliverables whereas customer directed vortals. Objectively pontificate leveraged collaboration and idea-sharing without bleeding-edge resources."

    Omkar YadavOmkar Yadav
  • "The professors are really good, they give personal attention to each student. Mock tests helped me see where I stand and improve on my weak areas."

    Omkar SahaneOmkar Sahane
  • "I'm super happy with my experience at VMS. Cracking the IMU-CET has never been easier."
    Tanvi UbaleTanvi Ubale
  • "Exceptional teaching and affordable tuition fee, I'd definitely recommend VMS to anyone preparing for the IMU CET"

  • "This is the place to be if you're looking for IMU-CET coaching and guidance. The staff, study material, students...everything about VMS is just amazing!"

    Manish AhlawatManish Ahlawat
  • "I' want thank the VMS faculty for having faith in me and regularly motivating me. You guys helped me achieve my dream!"

    Rajesh KondaRajesh Konda
  • "What I liked best was the study material and the regular mock tests."
    Rahul TiwariRahul Tiwari
  • "The classes helped me secure a good rank in the IMU-CET. The teachers are professional, friendly and go out of their way to help you."
    Galvin PereiraGalvin Pereira


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