MERI Entrance Exam 2014 - Marine Engineering and Research Institute entrance exam acronym as MERI entrance exam is actually an admission process for getting in to T.S. Chanakya. Navi Mumbai, Marine Engineering & Research Institute (MERI) Kolkata and Marine Engineering & Research Institute (MERI),Mumbai. Candidates are admitted in these institutes for admission to
4-year Marine Engineering Degree at Marine Engineering & Research Institute (MERI), Kolkata and
3-year Polyvalent B.Sc. (Maritime Sciences) Degree at Marine Engineering & Research Institute (MERI), Mumbai,
are selected through the Joint Entrance Examination (IIT-JEE) to be conducted by IITs every year.
There is no separate Entrance Examination for admission to the above training institutes and only those candidates who have qualified in IIT-JEE Examination are called for counseling in the month of July / August.
There are 156 seats available in T.S.Chanakya, Navi Mumbai, 208 in MERI, Kolkata and 39 in MERI, Mumbai.
Out of these 10 seats are reserved for foreign nationals in T.S. Chanakya, MERI, Kolkata and MERI, Mumbai for which the details can be directly obtained from’Indian Institute of Maritime Studies.
Reservation of Seats:
15% are reserved for SC candidates, 7-1/2% for ST candidates & 18% are reserved for OBC candidates belonging to non-creamy layer.
However All Indian Nationals aspiring to get admission to the above mentioned institutes must fill up the application form for IIT-JEE and a separate application form issued by Indian Institute of Maritime Studies.
MERI Entrance Exam Eligibility
Male candidates born on or after 1st Oct 1988 are eligible to apply for the 2014 batch. For SC/ST, candidates must have been born on or after 01.10.1983.
Aspirants must have successfully completed the Senior Secondary Examination (10+2) or its equivalent with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.
How to apply for MERI admission?
Application form along with information brochure giving the details of the Training programme at the above three Institutes, Medical standards, etc can be obtained from the following designated branches of Syndicatee Bank all over India by payment of Rs.1000 (General / OBC) and Rs.800 (SC/ST)
(b) North Zone: Amritsar Allahabad (Cantonment), Bargilly (Civil Lines Branch). Chandigarh. Dehradun. Gurgaon (Csntonr Jammu. Kanpur. Lucknow Main (Ammabad). Meerut (Main).New Delhi (Nehru Place Branch). Patiala (Main). Varanasi (Main).
(c) East Zone: Bokaro Steel City Bhubaneswar (Main)., Kolkata (N.S. Road). Dhanbad. Jamshedpur. Muzaffarpur. Port Blair. Patna. Ranchi. Rourkela.
(d) South Zone: Anantapur, Bangalore (Gandhinagar). Chennai (Mount Road), Kochi (Kochi-Kotinukulam Road Main Branch).
The application form along with information Brochure can also be obtained by post from the Indian Institute of Maritime Studies, TS Chanakya campus, karave, Navi Mumbai, 400706, by the due date by sending a self addressed envelope 11′x5″ size with stamp worth Rs.35 along with a DD of Rs. 1000 (General / OBC) and 800/- (SC/ST), drawn in favour of Indian Institute of Maritime Studies and payable at Mumbai.