GME Entrance Exam (2024)

Eligibility Criteria

Qualification: BE /B TECH (Mechanical Engineering) or BE / B TECH (Mechanical &Automation Engineering), Naval Architecture with minimum marks of 50% aggregate in degree. Minimum 50% marks in English subject at 10th or 12th or in degree exam conducted by a recognized board or university.

Medical Requirement: Candidates should be physically fit for sea service under STCW 2010 norms and medical rule 2000 and all its amendment as applicable to seafarers.

Eyesight:  Distance vision (unaided): 6/12 in each eye; or 6/9 in better eye and 6/18 in another eye. Normal color vision.

Minimum Height:  157 Cms.

Minimum Weight:  48 kgs.

Age: Not more than 28 years on the date of commencement of course.

Please Note
  • Candidates who have completed or are undergoing the pre-sea training should not apply
  • Before commencement of course candidate should hold the valid Indian passport.
  • Students who are confident of having their provisional degree and mark sheets for all 8 semesters before commencement, of course, can apply on the website.
Important Instructions For GME Selection – 2024
    1. Selected candidates will be required to undergo a One Year Pre-sea training course (GME) and basic modular courses at our associate college Approved by DG Shipping. Mumbai Govt. of India.
    2. Any candidate found using unfair means, or having made false representations, will be disqualified immediately.
    3. The eyesight and medical standards in this career are quite strict.
    4. If selected for the GME program, after the interview the candidate will have to undergo a psychometric test, the cost of which (approximate Rs.6500/-) will have to be paid by the candidate.
    5. Online test for eligible candidates will be held at a candidate location (Dates of online test and login credentials will be communicated to shortlisted candidates through email). Fees for online test will be approximately Rs.1500/-
    6. Based on the performance in the online test, if you are shortlisted for interview:
        a) All expenses incurred by way of traveling, boarding, lodging, etc during the selection procedure will have to be borne by the candidate.
        b) Please bring original mark-sheets of the 10th and the 12th Class (10+2) Board Exams & Degree / Diploma Certificate. Appearing candidate are eligible  to apply for the sponsorship test
    7. The selection criteria and selection process are at the sole discretion of Varren Marines Shipping Pvt. Ltd.
Selection Process
Step 1 Apply online at
Step 2 You will receive a link over e- mail for an online examination that can be taken at any location. You will need to have a proper internet connection. The login details as well as other instructions shall be provided in the e-mail. Please make sure you provide us the correct credentials (e-mail and phone number). Link shall be sent to you by Email
Step 3 If you clear the test as per the marks mentioned in the online examination section, you shall receive an e-mail invite to appear for personal Interview at Navi Mumbai. The details of the venue will be sent on the e-mail. The interview venue is decided in advance and is at the sole discretion of VMS. Candidate shall not be given a preference to choose a date.
Step 4 Those candidates who are selected in the personal interview shall undergo a medical test with the company pannel doctor.
Step 5 A selected candidate shall be informed through email, taking into account past academic scores, online examination scores, interview scores as well as medical examination results.
Step 6 The candidates who are selected will be asked to pay a seat booking amount to reserve their seat. At our associate dg approved institute, They will also be asked to submit or else send necessary documents.
Step 7 After receiving the seat booking amount, The candidates will be getting a admission letter by our Associate DG Shipping approved College on the basis of which they can avail education loans.
About the Online Entrance Test

VARREN MARINES SHIPPING PVT. LTD. online entrance exam will be a 2 hours online exam, syllabus for which is listed in the table below. The cut off marks shall be communicated to you through email at a time of online test along with the online test login credentials. Our Online Test Partner is “Aspiring Mind”.  All Questions are MCQ Based.

Sr. No. Subject Topics
1 English Vocabulary, Reading Comprehension, Sentence Construction.
2 Logical Reasoning Deductive Reasoning, Inductive Reasoning, Abductive Reasoning.
3 Personality (AMPI) Extraversion, Conscientiousness, Emotional Stability, Openness to Experience and Agreeableness.
4 Quantitative Ability Basic Arithmetic, Ratio and Proportion, Simple Interest, Time and Speed, Work and Time, Profit and Loss, etc.
5 Mechanical Engineering Conceptual Knowledge of Fluid and Machine Mechanics, Thermodynamics, IC Engines and Manufacturing Sciences.
6 General Awareness Current Affairs, History, Economics and Geography.
Career Progression Chart
GME process chart

Note: Varren Marines Shipping Pvt. Ltd. has not authorized any agency/individual to offer a sea-time opportunity at The Varren Marines Shipping Pvt. Ltd. Anyone dealing with such an agency/ individual will be doing so at their own risk and The Varren Marines Shipping Pvt. Ltd. will not be held responsible for any loss or damage suffered directly or indirectly.

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