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Application Form for Marine Engineering & Research Institute Entrance Exam 2012 :

MERI 2012 Application form along with information brochure giving the details of the Degree Programs of the above Institutes, Medical standards etc. can be obtained from the following designated branches of Syndicate Bank all over India on payment of [rupee] 1000/- ( General / OBC category ) and [rupee] 600/- ( in case of SC / ST category ) Syndicate Bank Branches : 

(a) West Zone : Ahmedabad ( Ashram Road Branch ), Bhilai, Bhopal, Fort, Mumbai, Gwalior, Indore ( Main Rajwada Chowk Branch ), Jaipur ( M.I. Rd. Br. ) Nagpur ( Gandhi Bagh Main Branch ), Pune ( Laxmi Road Branch ), Thane ( Naupada Branch ), Udaipur.

(b) North Zone : Amritsar, Allahabad ( Cantonment ), Bareilly ( Civil Lines Branch ), Chandigarh. Dehradun, Gurgaon ( Cantonment ), Jammu, Kanpur, Lucknow Main ( Aminabad ), 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 ), Hyderabad ( NS. Road ), Trivandrum ( Tiruvananthapuram State Junction, Visakhapatnam ( Main Suryabagh ).

The MERI 2012 application form along with MERI 2012 information brochure can also be obtained by post from the following addresses by sending a self-addressed stamped envelope 12″ x 10″ size with stamp worth [rupee] 35/- along with a DD of 1000/- ( General / OBC Category ) and [rupee]800/- ( in the case of SC / ST category ) drawn in favour of “Indian Maritime University, Mumbai Campus” and payable at Mumbai :
Indian Maritime University,
Mumbai Campus,
Karave, Nerul,
Navi Mumbai – 400 706.

MERI 2012 application form along with MERI 2012 information brochure can be downloaded from the IMU website www.imu.tn.nic.in. Such downloaded application forms are to be submitted along with the DD of [rupee] 1000/- ( General / OBC Category ) and [rupee] 600/- ( SC / ST Category ) drawn in favour of “Indian Maritime University, Mumbai Campus” payable at Mumbai.

Special Information :

The sale of MERI application form commences at the above centres from 20th January, 2012 and the MERI 2012 application form duly filled in should be submitted to the following address on or before 24th April, 2012 :
Indian Maritime University,
Mumbai Campus,
Karave, Nerul,
Navi Mumbai – 400 706.
 The counselling will be conducted in the month of July / August 2012 on the basis of the merit of the candidate in IITJEE – 2012 Examination. The courses will commence in mid August, 2012.

For candidates joining B. Tech. ( Naval Architecture & Ocean Engineering ) degree course; the physical standards are as required for regular engineering students. For other candidates, details of the medical standards are available in the MERI 2012 information brochure.

However, the candidates should note that, for joining B.Sc. ( Nautical Science ) degree course & B.Sc. ( Maritime Science ) degree course, normal vision of 6 / 6 is essential for each eye separately and those wearing glasses will not be eligible for IMU admission. 

Whereas in the case of joining B.Tech. ( Marine Engineering ) degree course, glasses will be allowed up to plus or minus 2.5.Unaided vision should be 6 / 12 in both eyes minimum or 6 / 9 in the good eye and 6 / 12 in the other eye at least. Defective colour vision is a disqualification for B.Sc. ( Nautical Science ) degree course, B.Sc. ( Maritime Science ) degree course & B.Tech. ( Marine Engineering ) degree course. Candidates should be mentally & physically fit for sea life.

On successful completion of the above courses, the cadets will be eligible to join the Merchant Navy both in India and abroad, with attractive salaries and exciting career prospects.

There are total 10 seats available for direct admission of foreign nationals to these institutes. They need not appear for IITJEE – 2012 Examination. The application form for direct admission of foreign nationals may be obtained from the following addresses on payment of US$ 100 by bank draft drawn in favour of “Indian Maritime University, Mumbai Campus” payable at Mumbai :
Indian Maritime University,
Mumbai Campus,
Karave, Nerul,
Navi Mumbai – 400 706.

General information :

IMU, Visakhapatnam Campus, prepares students for Design and Construction of Marine Crafts & Structures. The graduate students will find employment in Shipping, Shipbuilding, Ocean Engineering Industries, Indian Navy, DRDO, Classification Societies etc. 

T.S. Chanakya prepares cadets to become the Navigating Officers,  MERI – Kolkata and NMA – Chennai the Marine Engineers and MERI – Mumbai the Polyvalent Officers. The highest position that a navigating officer can expect to attain on board a merchant ship is that of a Master of the Ship ( Captain ), Marine Engineer to that of a Chief Engineer of the ship and in case of Polyvalent Officer to that of a Master / Chief Engineer of the ship Besides above, candidates after graduation from these institutes can also go for higher education in the specialised fields.

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