Selection Procedure - B. S. Nautical Technology
A successful career as a merchant mariner requires more than just a strong academic foundation. Other characteristics that are necessary include:
Temperamental suitability for a sea career
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, result of the TMI online entrance exam, performance in an interview and satisfactory medical tests.
Candidates have the option of taking either TMISAT or BITSAT-2014 (the BITS, Pilani entrance exam). Candidates who are appearing in BITSAT-2014 are exempted from appearing in the TMI online test. BITSAT score will be considered in such cases and evidence of the same will need to be provided to TMI.
A. For all eligible applications received by 19 March 2014:
The online test and interview will be conducted in the first to second week of April 2014 at Mumbai, Chennai, Delhi, Dehradun, Chandigarh, Bangalore, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Lucknow, Ranchi and Jaipur. Candidates will be shortlisted based on marks in PCM, online test and interview. The selection is also subject to medical fitness a per DGS norms.
B. For applications received between 20 March and 31 May 2014:
Applicants shortlisted on the basis of their PCM marks will be called to TMI campus in June 2014 for online test. Candidates will be shortlisted based on performance in above mentioned tests and medical fitness as per DGS norms.
1 Online Test
TMISAT is an online, multiple choice, objective test of multiple choice format covering Physics, Chemsitry, Mathematics, English, Logic and analytical problem solving. The test is designed to evaluate candidates' problem solving skills, reasoning skills, language skills, general knowledge, subject knowledge, aptitude and personality traits. This test is conducted in 11 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.