Friday, January 7, 2011

Admission to T.S.Chanakya and Marine Engineering & Research Institute (MERI)- 2011

INDIAN MARITIME UNIVERSITY (A CENTRAL UNIVERSITY)
MINISTRY OF SHIPPING, GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
ADMISSION TO T.S.CHANAKYA, NAVI MUMBAI, IMU - MUMBAI CAMPUS,

MARINE ENGINEERING & RESEARCH INSTITUTE (MERI), MUMBAI, IMU - MUMBAI CAMPUS,

MARINE ENGINEERING & RESEARCH INSTITUTE (MERI), KOLKATA, IMU - KOLKATA CAMPUS,

NATIONAL MARITIME ACADEMY (NMA), CHENNAI, IMU - CHENNAI CAMPUS,
IMU - VISAKHAPATNAM CAMPUS

The selection for admission to 3 - year B.Sc. (Nautical Science) Degree course at T. S.Chanakya, Navi Mumbai, Mumbai Campus; 4-year B. Tech. (Marine Engineering) Degree course at Marine Engineering & Research Institute, Kolkata, Kolkata Campus & National Maritime Academy, Chennai, Chennai Campus; 3-year B.Sc. (Maritime Science) Degree course at Marine Engineering & Research Institute, Mumbai, Mumbai Campus and 4 year B. Tech. (Naval Architecture & Ocean Engineering) Degree course at Visakhapatnam Campus for the session commencing in August 2011 will be made through the Joint Entrance Examination 2011 conducted by IITs on 10.04.2011.

There will be no separate Entrance Examination for admission to the above institutes/courses and only those candidates who secure Minimum Qualifying Marks for Ranking (MQMR) in the individual subjects for respective category in JEE-2011 will be called for counselling in order of merit in the month of July/August 2011. All Indian Nationals seeking admission to the above mentioned institutes /courses must fill up the application form for IIT-JEE-2011 and also a separate application form issued by Indian Maritime University, Mumbai Campus.

Seats: There are 185 seats in T. S. Chanakya, Navi Mumbai, Mumbai Campus; 246 in MERI-Kolkata, Kolkata Campus; 46 in MERI-Mumbai, Mumbai Campus; 80 in NMA-Chennai, Chennai Campus and 40 seats in Visakhapatnam Campus. Out of these, 10 seats are reserved for foreign nationals.

Reservation of Seats: 15% are reserved for SC candidates, 7.5% for ST candidates & 27% are reserved for OBC candidates belonging to non-creamy layer.

Academic Qualification:
1. A candidate must have passed (10 + 2) Examination with Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and English.
AND
2. Candidates belonging to General & OBC categories must secure at least 60% marks and SC&ST candidates must secure at least 55% marks in aggregate in the (10+2) Examination.

Date of Birth: Candidates belonging to General & OBC categories must be born on or after 01.10.1986 and those belonging to SC & ST categories must be born on or after 01.10.1981.

Application form along with information brochure giving the details of the Degree Programmes of the above Institutes, Medical standards etc. can be obtained from the following designated branches of Syndicate Bank all over India on payment of Rs. 800/- (General / OBC category) and Rs. 450/- (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 (N.S.Road), Trivandrum (Tiruvananthapuram State Junction, Visakhapatnam (Main Suryabagh).

The application form along with information brochure can also be obtained by post from the Indian Maritime University, Mumbai Campus, Karave, Nerul, Navi Mumbai – 400 706 by sending a self addressed stamped envelope 12" x 10" size with stamp worth Rs. 85/- alongwith a DD of Rs. 800/- (General /OBC Category) and Rs. 450/- (in the case of SC/ST category) drawn in favour of Indian Maritime University, Mumbai Campus and payable at Mumbai.

The application form along with information brochure can be downloaded from the IMU website http://www.imu.tn.nic.in/. Such downloaded application forms are to be submitted along with the DD of Rs.800/ (General / OBC Category) and Rs.450/ (SC/ST Category) drawn in favour of Indian Maritime University, Mumbai Campus payable at Mumbai.

Special Information:
The sale of application form commences at the above centres from 28.01.2011 and the application form duly filled in should be submitted to the Indian Maritime University, Mumbai Campus, Karave, Nerul, Navi Mumbai – 400 706 on or before 22.03.2011.

The counselling will be conducted in the month of July/August 2011 on the basis of the merit of the candidate in IIT-JEE - 2011 Examination. The courses will commence in mid August, 2011. 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 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 admission. Whereas in the case of joining B. Tech. (Marine Engineering) degree course, glasses will be allowed up to plus or minus 2.5.Un-aided 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 IIT-JEE-2011 Examination. The application form for direct admission of foreign nationals may be obtained from Indian Maritime University, Mumbai Campus, Karave, Nerul, Navi Mumbai-400 706 on payment of US$ 100 by bank draft drawn in favour of Indian Maritime University, Mumbai Campus payable at Mumbai.

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.

Important Dates
Last date for receiving application forms (Off-line or printed copy of On-line) at IITs for JEE 2011: 20.12.2010

Commencement of sale of application forms by Indian Maritime University, Mumbai Campus and branches of Syndicate Bank: 28.01.2011

Last date of receipt of completed application forms by Indian Maritime University, Mumbai Campus.: 22.03.2011

Date of Joint Entrance Examination: 10.04.2011

Issue of counselling call letters to the qualified candidates: July 2011

Counselling / Interview: July/August 2011

For any enquiry/information, you may contact:

Admission cell, Indian Maritime University, Mumbai Campus,
Karave, Nerul, Navi Mumbai – 400 706.
Phone No. (022) 27706804, (022) 27701935 / 3876 Ext: (201)
Fax No. (022) 27716805

6 comments:

  1. Hi
    r the requirements for DNS cadets different from T.S.Chanakya?

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  2. DNS Cadets undergo a 12 month structured training program.

    T.S.Chanakya is a full 3 years B.Sc Nautical Science course.

    For details about DNS cadets, please visit

    http://shipping-jobs.blogspot.com/2011/01/eligibility-requirements-for-deck.html

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  3. I want to join T. S. Chanakya as a deck cadet , so from can i get application form?

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  4. RESPECTED SIR,
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  5. sir i am amit kumar .i have passed 12 and want to start career from dns course .could you tell me where to appy and what to do for sponsership.how to study for imucet exam.when will form of imucet is expected to come.you can help me on aksharma2124@gmail.com.
    mobile-9709572942

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  6. Wonderful blog & good post..............On successful completion of this course, the candidates will be eligible to join in Indian/Foreign Shipping companies as a Deck/Engine crew. With further sea service.


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