Accreditations & Affiliations
TMI and its courses are approved by the Directorate General of Shipping (DGS), which is responsible for maritime administration and for overseeing maritime education and training in India. This continuing approval confirms that the Institute and its programmes conform to the Indian flag state's training requirements which in turn embody the requirements of the International Maritime Organisation's standards for training of maritime officers (STCW 2010), the globally recognised benchmark for training of seafarers.
The Indian Maritime University plays a key role in the development of trained human resource for the maritime sector in the country. The IMU has been established to provide quality education and training, and to act as an umbrella to all maritime institutions in the country. B. Tech. (Marine Engineering) and B. Sc. (Nautical Science) programs commencing August 2016 are affiliated to IMU.
TMI has been assigned Grade A1 (Outstanding) on the basis of Inspection carried out by ClassNK as per Comprehensive Inspection Plan guidelines issued by Director General of Shipping, Govt. of India.
TMI Marine Engg. and Nautical Technology degree programmes are approved by the Maritime Port Authority of Singapore. TMI graduates may, if they so desire, appear for MEO Class 5 / Class 3 (DO) Certificate of Competency at Singapore, after completing a short preparatory course at Singapore.
TMI has a well defined Quality Management System (QMS) of policies and procedures that are designed to meet the requirements of DGS, IMO and BITS. This Quality Assurance System ensures excellence in all facets of TMI's operations and provides a framework for continuous improvement. The TMI Quality Management System has been certified by the Indian Register Quality Systems (IRQS) to meet the exacting requirements of ISO 9001:2008, another global standard. Learn More...
has assigned ‘Grade 1’ to the degree courses offered by TMI. This highest grading indicates that the quality of education imparted by the graded courses at the Institute with respect to the course objectives as stated by DGS is outstanding. Learn More...
TMI is also a member of Global Maritime Education and Training Association and regularly contributes towards the development of its programmes and activities.
Recognition of TMI by Japanese Government
After a rigorous audit of the systems, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT), Japan has recognised TMI as a certified institution under system of recognition and has decided to start applying it to the graduates after June 2014.
This in effect means that TMI graduates get equivalence in Japanese maritime education system and will be preferred in Japanese flag vessels.