Training Ship ‘Chanakya’, Mumbai/Marine Engineering and Research Institute, Calcutta

Basic Information regarding Exam
Course A: BSc (Nautical Science)
Branch: Navigation Course on TS Chanakya, Navi Mumbai (90 seats)
Duration: 3 years
Course B: Marine Engineering
Branch: MERI, Calcutta (120 seats)
Duration: 4 years

Indian male citizens seeking admission to the 3-year Navigation Course leading to the BSc (Nautical Science) Degree on TS Chanakya (formerly TS Rajendra), Mumbai and 4-year Marine Engineering Course at Marine Engineering Research Institute (formerly known as Directorate of Marine Engineering Training), Calcutta are required to take the Joint Entrance Examination, conducted by IITs in the month of May.

Age limit
Candidates must not exceed the age limit of 20 years as on October 1st of the year of examination. The upper age limit for SC/ST candidates is 25 years.

Minimum Educational Qualification
Candidates must have passed standard XII under the 10 + 2 system or equivalent examination with individual passing in Mathematics, physics and Chemistry as separate subjects. Candidates who have appeared or intend to appear at any such examination will be accepted provisionally, provided they furnish proof of having passed the examination at the time of Interview and counselling or latest by the time of joining the courses.

Plan of Examination

General Note about Examination Scheme
The Joint Entrance. Examination conducted by IITs will consist of three subjects: Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics (to be answered either in English or Hindi).

The selection for the courses at TS ‘Chanakya’ and MERI, Calcutta will be based on the Extended Merit List provided by IITs. Final selection shall be on the basis of candidate’s performance in the Joint Entrance Examination of IITs as well as the personal Interview/counselling, subject to meeting the prescribed medical fitness.

The Training Programmes at the Institutions will be conducted in ‘English Only”.

Other Information Regarding Plan of Examination:
On successful completion, cadets would be eligible for positions in Merchant Navy both in India and abroad, offering attractive salary and exciting career prospects.

Details Regarding Selection Procedure

Reservation of Seats
Scheduled Castes 15 per cent, Scheduled Tribes 7.5 per cent provided suitable candidates are available.

How to Apply
Information Brochure containing detailed information about the two Institutes, medical standards and other details can be obtained in the month of August from the
(1) Directorate General of Shipping, Jahaz Bhavan, W H Marg, Ballard Estate, Mumbai-400038;
(2) TS Chanakya, Karave, Nerul, New Mumbai-400706;
(3) Marine Engineering and Research Institute, P-19, Taratola Road,- Calcutta- 700088

by sending self-addressed envelope (30 cms x 12 cms size) bearing stamps worth Rs. 50/- alongwith a Demand Draft of Rs 250/- (Rs 160 for SC/ST) payable to the Director General of Shipping at GPO, Mumbai.

Those who are desirous of joining these courses are advised to follow the directions mentioned in the advertisement issued by IIT for Joint Entrance Examination in all Leading Newspapers and apply for the same. The details of Joint Entrance Examination namely. syllabus, Centres of examination, criteria for selection, etc. are mentioned in the information Brochure of IIT – JEE. Candidates may obtain this Information Brochure from IIT.

LAST DATE: Last date for the receipt of completed application form by the Directorate General of Shipping is usually in the month of March/April. The candidates should also send (1) their Registration Number of IIT JEE as soon as the same is intimated by IIT with a photocopy of the Admit Card issued by them; (2) Attested copies of their rank certificate obtained from IIT, to the DGS, Admission Cell on or before the specified dates.

Home > Miscellaneous Examinations > Training Ship ‘Chanakya’, Mumbai/Marine Engineering and Research Institute, Calcutta
    December 12th, 2009 at 05:36 | #1

    i would like to join u r institution,(engg course).plz give me u r prospectus.
    19 yrs old,and a poor family.i am passes +2 with 75%
    i am from kerala.
    KERALA PIN:688586

  2. eswar
    January 7th, 2010 at 03:20 | #2

    i want to this update to my mail also

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