Fleet Management
Training Institute

Internal Notice

Diploma in Nautical Science (DNS) program – August 2024 batch.

Dear Candidates,

Final round of the Deck cadet selection for DNS program’s August 2024 batch will be conducted in the month of June. (For balance seats of TS Rahaman and Tolani)

The selection process consists of an online test in multiple-choice questions format, an interview, and a psychometric test.

Interested candidates are requested to check the eligibility criteria and register via the link below.

This registration link will be open from 3rd June until 18th June, both dates inclusive.

While registering, candidates must select their preferred DNS pre-sea training institute from where they intend to do pre-sea training (TS Rahaman or Tolani). However, all candidates will appear for online test at TS Rahaman centre only and the interview of shortlisted candidates will be held at our Seawoods office.

On successful registration, including meeting the eligibility criteria, TS Rahaman and Tolani centre will email shortlisted candidates the exam start time and other details on or around 19th June.

Those who have already appeared for the Fleet online test in the month of Apr 2024, will not be allowed to reappear.

Centre Exam date Exam location Interview available dates Interview location
Training Ship Rahaman (TSR), Nhava 24th June TSR, Nhava 25th, 26th and 27th June Fleet Management Training Institute (FMTI), Navi Mumbai

Please contact the Institute’s key contacts for any queries:

Centre Key contact Phone Number Email/Website
Training Ship Rahaman (TSR), Nhava Mr Pramod Mhatre 8879967737/8879987688 p.mhatre@tsrahaman.org
Tolani Maritime Institute (TMI), Talegaon Mr Mukesh Umbarkar 02114-669600/1/5/7 dnsadmissions@tmi.tolani.edu

The minimum criteria for selection of DNS candidates at FLEET :

  • Age: 20 years or less as of 1st July 2024 (born on or after 1st July 2004)
  • Education:
    • 12th cleared in 2023 or 2024 (set to appear for the board exams in March/April 2024)
    • Not more than two years difference in the year of passing 10th and 12th exams respectively.
    • Minimum Physics-Chemistry-Maths (PCM) marks in 12th Std: 70 % (improvement exam results will not be considered)
    • Minimum English score in 12th Std: 70 % (improvement exam results will not be considered)
    • Candidates who have appeared for their 12th standard boar exams via an Open Board, the NIOS board or through distance learning are not eligible.
  • Physical Criteria:
    • Height: Minimum 160 centimetres
    • BMI: not more than 25
    • No speech deformity
    • Eyesight 6/6 without aid and no colour blindness.

To register on our website click link below. (from 3rd June until 18th June 2024)

Click here to register for the August 2024 DNS selection process.

IMPORTANT NOTE – All candidates who clear our assessment are required to clear IMU CET and satisfy FLEET criteria to be eligible for admission in pre-sea institute. Additionally, they should be in possession of a passport before taking admission..


Posted on 13/05/2024