Ranked 5th under Overall Annual Ranking of IMU Campuses and Affiliated Institutes, with over 1,500 students enrolled in campus-based and distance learning programs. Tolani Maritime Institute was established in the year 1998.

The most popular course that the Institute offers is B.E./ BTech. in Maritime Engineering. The course is UG Level of 4-years duration and is a full-time residential program.

The minimum eligibility criteria for the course is the completion of 12th grade or equivalent higher secondary study with an aggregate of at least 60%. Students are shortlisted based on the marks scored in 10+2 and Indian Maritime University Common Entrance Test (IMU-CET) and are called for Tolani Maritime Institute Scholastic Aptitude Test (TMISAT).

The course requires every enrolled student to undergo a compulsory internship in a maritime organization in the final semester. The course provides highly compensating placement opportunities with an average salary being INR 6,00,000 per annum.

Tolani Maritime Institute: Quick Facts

  • It is one of the largest Maritime Institutes in the Induri region of Talegaon, Pune district.
  • Under the Indian Maritime University Ranking of Overall Annual Ranking of IMU Campuses and Affiliated Institutes, TMI is ranked 5th with an overall score of 71.9.
  • Tolani Maritime Institute Faculty comprises highly qualified teachers specialized in various Maritime Domains such as Engineering, Architecture, etc, with substantial shipboard experience as senior officers.
  • Placements at Tolani Maritime Institute are well compensating with average salaries ranging from INR 5,50,000 to INR 6,00,000 as seen for the year 2017.
  • Anglo-Eastern Ship Management, B W Shipping, Chellaram Shipping, etc, are few names of the top recruiting partners at Tolani Maritime Institute.

Tolani Maritime Institute: Courses Offered

The below table shows the courses offered by the Tolani Maritime Institute, Pune along with their details.

B.Tech. Marine Engineering
  • Eligibility: Completion of 10+2 with at least 60% marks in PCM and 50% marks in English.
  • Fees: INR 20,53,924/- (For 4-years)
  • Shortlisting through 10+2 marks and rank in IMU-CET.
  • Marks scored in TMI-SAT.
  • Performance in Personal Interview and Medical Fitness Test.
B.Sc. Nautical Science
  • Eligibility: Completion of 10+2 with at least 60% marks in PCM and 50% marks in English.
  • Fees: INR 16,72,995/- (For 3-years)
  • Shortlisting through 10+2 marks and rank in IMU-CET.
  • Marks scored in TMI-SAT.
  • Performance in Personal Interview and Medical Fitness Test.
Post Graduate Marine Engineering
  • Eligibility: Degree in Mechanical/ Marine/ Production Engineering.
  • Fees: INR 3,00,000/- (For 1-years)
  • Successful Completion of 16 weeks enables students to seek direct admission to the second semester of M.Sc. ME at
  • University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK.
  • Fees at Strathclyde: INR 11,69,490/- (£11,250)
Performance in Personal Interview and Medical Fitness Test.

Tolani Maritime Institute Placements

Candidates get the opportunity of placements early on as the recruiting companies start visiting the Institute from the 3rd semester (2nd Year).

TMI guarantees 100% placement for the eligible candidates and has tie-ups with many reputed recruiting partners.

The below table shows the Salary offered for the course B.Tech. Marine Engineering in the year 2017:

Minimum Salary Offered 2 LPA
Average Salary Offered 3.9 LPA
Highest Salary Offered 5.5 LPA

Tolani Maritime Institute: Scholarships

Dr. C.P. Srivastava Scholarship:For Marine Engineering, 35 top-ranking students are awarded merit scholarships with the highest scholarship of INR 40,000/- called Dr. C.P. Srivastava Scholarship.

Need cum Merit Scholarships:

  • Tolani Education Foundation:Awarded at UG Level for ME and NS Degree to identified students to provide financial support.
    • The scholarshipamountis INR 15,000/- per semester is subject to the performance and conduct of the student till the end of the 3rd year.
  • Mrs. Papu Tolani Need cum Merit-based Scholarship: Subject to the performance and conduct of the student according to the laid down rules, amount INR 10,000/- is instituted per semester to meritorious students.
  • Menghraj Karna Need cum Merit-based Scholarship for Girls: With similar guidelines as Mrs. Papu Tolani Scholarship, this scheme is only applicable for girl candidates and accounts for an amount of INR 10,000/- per semester till the end of 3rd year.
  • Industry Sponsored Scholarship: Leading shipping companies like NYK, K-Line, etc have instituted scholarships for the students selected by them in the placement program in 2nd year.
  • Fee Concession for Girl Students: Apart from the scholarships, girl candidates are provided a 50% concession in tuition fees per semester.

Tolani Maritime Institute: FAQs

Ques. Can students awaiting class 12th result apply for the TMI-SAT exam for Tolani Maritime Institute?

Ans.Yes, students awaiting class 12th results for this year can still apply for TMI-SAT keeping the field for “12th class marks” empty; however, they are required to inform the institute about the marks as soon as the result is declared.

Ques. Can students choose between IMU-CET and TMI-SAT for admission to Tolani Maritime Institute?

Ans.No, candidates are required to appear for both exams. Qualifying IMU-CET is mandatory for admission. Candidates are selected for admission based on the scores obtained in IMU CET as well as TMISAT along with PI and Fitness tests.

Ques. What kind of test is TMISAT conducted for Tolani Maritime Institute?

Ans.TMISAT (Tolani Maritime Institute-Scholastic Aptitude Test) is an Aptitude Test conducted by Tolani Maritime Institute and is based on the 11th and 12th CBSE standard Physics and Mathematics syllabus comprising of 80 questions, 30 each for Physics and Mathematics and 10 each for Analytical and Logical Reasoning. With a duration of 90 minutes for the main test followed by a 30-minute behavioral assessment.

Ques. Are the courses offered by Tolani Maritime Institute approved by the Government?

Ans.Yes, both the courses offered by Tolani Maritime Institute are approved by the Directorate General of Shipping, Govt. of India along with the approval of Maritime Port Authority, Singapore.

Ques. What is the difference between the Marine Engineering course and the Nautical Science course offered at Tolani Maritime Institute?

Ans.Marine Engineering course trains the candidates for the Engine side of the Ship while Nautical Science course trains the candidates for Deck, Navigation and Cargo Handling side.

Ques. At Tolani Maritime Institute, how are Internships and Final Placements connected?

Ans.At TMI, all the Internships are provided as Onboarding Internships which leads to final placements in the same company. Change of company during the final placements is allowed however not encouraged.