Marine Engineering And Research Institute (MERI) Kolkata

West Bengal

MERI The proud edifice at P-19, Taratalla Road, Calcutta 700088 Symbolizes the birth of Marine Engineering training in India.

The Institute was established at the onset of Independence in 1947 to satisfy the growing need of marine engineers in India. The Institution earlier named as Directorate of Marine Engineering Training had its headquarter in Calcutta and a branch at Mumbai, under Ministry of Shipping (Government of India). The Institute has been renamed Marine Engineering and Research Institute in 1994.

The Institute was a dream project of a new India as she was expanding her horizon in the maritime field, starting with an initial intake of 60 cadets, today about 300 young highly motivated Engineers are passing through her hallowed portals.

MERIAfter 50 years since her inception Marine Engineering and Research Institute is regarded as the most acclaimed Marine Institute around the world. Starting off as a four year-training course, today, MERI's students receive a Degree in Marine Engineering, duly approved by AICTE (All India Council for Technical Education). The Institution takes immense pride in her alumni who at present apart from being regarded as one of the finest Marine Engineers around the globe, presently manning Shipping world over. She is also satisfying the present need of STCW-95 Convention of IMO and on the threshold of gaining recognition of ISO-9001. Her students apart from shipping also well established in the avenues such as Administrative Services, management, entrepreneurship, etc. Today she embodies discipline, dedication and integrity of the highest order in the Maritime field with around 6000 floating ambassadors of the country sailing all over the globe.

For more details about admission please contact :-

Phone: (033) 2401 4673/4674/4675/4676/4678/3677.
Fax: (033) 2401 4333.

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About Marine Engineering And Research Institute (MERI) Kolkata

Affiliated to Jadavpur University, Kolkata, South 24 Parganas
Establishment year 1994
Aid Status Recognized Center

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Marine Engineering And Research Institute (MERI) Kolkata Hostel

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Total Hostel Capacity 1150
Total Students Residing at Hostels 1055
Total Number of Boys Hostels 4
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Total Number of Girls Hostels 1
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MERI Ranking

Popularity Rank (based on average rank of admitted students): 121

Contact Number and Address


P-19, Taratala Road, Kolkata, West Bengal 700088

District Kolkata
State West Bengal
Pin code 700088
Phone 033 2401 4675
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Courses Offered at Marine Engineering And Research Institute (MERI) Kolkata

  • DIPLOMA Diploma (Marine Engineering)

    Course Level
    1.25 Years
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  • B.TECH. Bachelor Of Technology (Marine Engineering)

    Course Level
    Under Graduate
    4 Years
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