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Marine Engineering and Research Institute (MERI)

 
Overview :

MERI, well known for Marine Engineering and Research Institute, is one of the leading national and greatly known institutes for preparing and training of marine engineers and polyvalent officers. In earlier times, MERI was known as DMET (Directorate of Marine Engineering Training) but nowadays, known as IMU (Indian Maritime University) with its campus in Kolkata and Mumbai.

  1. MERI campus of Kolkata offers a 4 years pre sea Bachelor degree program in Marine Engineering to prepare cadets for deck side. The selection of the candidates for this degree course is done through a Common Entrance Test (CET) conducted by Indian Maritime University (IMU).

  2. MERI campus of Mumbai offers a 1 year pre sea post graduate diploma in Marine Engineering to prepare cadets for deck side. The selection of the candidates for this programme course is done through a All-India Based Entrance Exam conducted by Reputed Shipping Organizations on behalf of MERI, Mumbai. MERI campus of Mumbai also offers a 3 years pre sea Bachelor degree B.Sc in Maritime Science which is a dual certificate-degree programme. The selection of the candidates for this dual course is done through a Common Entrance Test (CET).
Eligibility :

The candidate must possess following eligibility criteria as :

  • The candidate must be 10+2 qualified with minimum 60% marks in aggregate with basic subjects as Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics (PCM).
  • The maximum age limit of the candidate must be less than or equal to 25 years.
  • The courses offered by MERI campus of Kolkata and Mumbai are open for both boys and girls.
  • The candidate must be fully physically fit for sea service under all conditions and norms.
  • The eyesight of the candidate should be 6/12 in both eyes commonly. Particularly, he/she should have eyesight 6/12 in right eye and 6/18 in left eye. Also, the candidate should not suffer from the problem of Color blindness.

Pattern :

Marine Engineering and Research Institute (MERI) does not conduct any separate entrance examination to select students for various courses like

  • 3-year course leading to B.Sc.(Nautical Sciences)
  • 3-year Polyvalent B.Sc. (Maritime Sciences)
  • 4-year Marine Engineering Degree

rather follows the score card of Joint Entrance Examination (Advanced) for offering admissions to the eligible students.

Highlights :
Exam NameMERI
Full-Form of MERI Exam 2022 Marine Engineering and Research Institute
Exam Type of MERI Exam 2022 UG level
Exam Level of MERI Exam 2022 State
Courses Offered of MERI Exam 2022 Engineering
Conducting Body of MERI Exam 2022 Marine Engineering and Research Institute, Kolkata
Application Mode of MERI Exam 2022 Online
Exam Mode of MERI Exam 2022 Offline
Exam Date of MERI Exam 2022 Announced
Exam Duration of MERI Exam 2022 3 Hours
Official Website of MERI Exam 2022 http://meri.edu.in/
Helpline No. of MERI Exam 2022 9555369369
Email of MERI Exam 2022 meribs@meri.edu.in
MERI 2022 Exam Date :
Events Exam Dates
Beginning of the sale of the application forms by IIT: 2nd week of January 2022
Beginning with the sale of the application forms by IIT
by IIMS and Syndicate Bank:
January 2022
Last date to avail the receipt of the application by IIT: End of January 2022
Last date to avail the receipt application by IIMS: March 2022
The date for Counseling of the selected candidates: July / August 2022
Courses Offered :

List of institute and courses offered: 

Courses

Degree

Duration

MERI Marine Engineering & Research Institute in Kolkata

Marine Engineering Degree

4 years

MERI Marine Engineering & Research Institute in Mumbai

Polyvalent B.Sc.

3 years

 

Chanakya in Navi Mumbai

B.Sc. (Nautical Sciences)

3 years

Application Fee :

The application fee decided for the MERI entrance exam is as per below:

  • The general category applicants have to pay RS 1000
  • The ST & SC category applicants have to pay RS 800

Colleges Offered :

Institutes under Marine Engineering and Research Institute (MERI)