The Marine engineering and research
institute (MERI) entrance examination acronym (MERI) is an admission process to
the gateway of the T.S.Chanakya, Navi Mumbai, Marine engineering and research
institute, Kolkata and Marine engineering and research institute, Mumbai. The
candidates are admitted to the following institutions for the below mentioned
a)3 year course leading to the
B.Sc (nautical sciences) degree at the T.S. Chanakya, Navi Mumbai.
b)4 year course leading to the
marine engineering degree at the marine engineering and research institute
(MERI), Kolkata and
c)3 year Polyvalent B.Sc (Maritime
sciences) degree at the marine engineering and research institute (MERI),
The candidates are admitted to the above
mentioned courses through the IIT- JEE conducted jointly by the seven IITs. There
is no separate entrance examination for admission to the above training
institutes and only those candidates who have selected/qualified in the IIT-JEE
examination are called for the month of July/August.
Out of the total seats, 10 seats are
available for the foreign nationals and can be learnt more about the seat
allocation from the MERI institutes.
There are 156 seats available in T.S.
Chanakya, Navi Mumbai, 208 in MERI, Kolkata and MERI, Mumbai for which the
details can be directly obtained from the Indian Institute of maritime studies.
15% are reserved for SC candidates, 7-1/2% for
ST candidates and 18% are reserved for OBC candidates belonging to the
The All Indian nationals aspiring to get
admission to the above mentioned institutes must fill up the application form
for the IIT-JEE and a separate application form issued by the Indian institute
of maritime studies.
Male candidates born on or after the 1st
October 1988 are eligible to apply for the 2014 batch. The SC/ST candidates
will have to have the age limit of the date of 01.10.1983.
The candidates aspiring for the courses
mentioned above should have successfully completed the senior secondary
examination or its equivalent with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.
to apply for the MERI institutions for the admissions?
The application form for the MERI along
with the 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
Syndicate bank all over India for a payment of Rs.1000 (General/OBC) and Rs.800
for the SC/ST candidates.
entrance examination contact details
The address for the corresponding institute
is given below for further details.
The written admission test/combined written
admission test (CWAT) is conducted by the Army welfare education society (AWES)
for admissions to the hotel management, law, fashion design, dental sciences,
engineering, education (B.Ed), and other courses in the various Indian Amy
institutes present across India.
programmes, eligibility and age limit
1.B.Ed programme - The duration of the B.Ed programme is one
year and it is full time (NCTE recognised) the programme is offered in the Army
institute of education (AIE) in New Delhi, Army college of education (ACE),
Army institute of higher education (AIHE). The eligibility criteria for the
programme would be minimum 50% aggregate marks. The age limit should be below 35
years as on 1st august of the year of admission.
2.BDS degree – the duration of the
programme is 4 years and one year internship. It is being offered in Army College
of Dental Science (ACDS), Secunderabad.
3.BSc Nursing programme- the duration of
the programme is four years and for the programme, only female candidates are
eligible. It is being offered in the Army college of nursing, Jalandhar and Army
institute of Nursing, Guwahati.
4.BA LLB- this five year course is being
offered in the Army institute of law (AIL), Mohali. The eligibility criteria
for the degree would be 21 years. BHM degree course is four years and it is
being offered in the Army institute of hotel management and catering technology
(AIHM and CT), Bangalore.
5.BSc Nursing programme- the duration of
the programme is four years. The female candidates are only eligible for this
programme. The programme is being offered by the army college of nursing ( ACN,
Jalandhar) and army institute of nursing (AIN, Guwahati)
The eligibility criteria
for the candidates to get enrolled in the programme would be a pass in 10+2
with Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English with minimum 50% aggregate.
6.Mechanical, Electrical, telecommunication, and information
technology courses will take 4 years. The army
institute of technology (AIT), Pune will require the candidates with the eligibility
criteria of a pass in the 10+2 with Physics, chemistry and Maths with minimum
aggregate of pass in 50%. The candidates should be between 16 to 21 years as on
July 01, of the year of admission.
The prospectus and application can be
obtained from the concerned institute by paying a requisite amount or by sending
the bank draft in favour of concerned institution directly payable to the place
where the institution is located. The prospectus is made available at the HQ
AWES (Army welfare education scheme) and HQs command (AWES cell).
The final year candidates can also apply
provisionally. The candidates canrefer the prospectus for further details.
ISAT 2014 is to be conducted by the Indian
institute of space science and Technology (IIST) for admissions in the three
B.Tech programs namely Avionics, Aerospace engineering and Physical sciences. IIST
will publish B.tech ISAT 2014 admissions rank list and the date/avenues for
counselling in the IIST official website by the date of 11th July,
2014. The online registration for the ISAT entrance examination registration
will commence on the date of 8th June, 2014.
Out of the total available seats, B.Tech in
Aerospace engineering has about 60 seats, B.Tech in Avionics has 60 seats and
B.Tech in Physical sciences has 36 seats. According to the reservation policy
of the Government of India, the scheduled castes category has 15% seat
allocation, Scheduled tribes category has 7.5% seat allocation, and the other
backward classes (BC) belonging to the Non-creamy layer (NCL) has 27%. Persons
with disabilities have their reservation coming to 3% seat allocation.
The ISAT 2014 interested and eligible
candidates should register their application only through the online portal
admission 2014. After the registration, the candidates should be downloading
and printing their Challan to remit the registration fee as given below.
Male candidates in GEN and OBC- Rs.600
Female candidates in GEN and OBC- Rs.600
All SC, ST and PD candidates – Rs.600
ISAT registration fee can be made in any of
the branches of state bank of India (SBI) and Union bank of India (UBI). NRI/candidates residing abroad can remit their
registration fees through the demand draft (DD) issued by any bank outside
India. Candidates must know that the there is no provision for application
registration fee refund in ISAT 2014 examination fee.
The candidates should satisfy the below
given eligibility criteria to apply for the ISAT entrance examination.
1.Only the Indian
nationals/Indian citizens are eligible for the ISAT entrance examination.
2.The candidates must have passed
10+2 or equivalent.
3.Scheduled castes, Scheduled
tribes, and persons with disabilities (PwD) candidates must be born on or after
the 1st October 1984.
4.General and other backward
classes (OBC) candidates must have born on or after the date of 1st
5.Non creamy layer OBC (NCL)
candidates must be scoring at least 18% marks in aggregate and at least 4.5%
marks in each of the PCM subjects in the JEE main examination.
6.SC, ST and PD candidates must score at least
10% marks in aggregate and at least 2.5% marks in each of the PCM in JEE main examination.
The candidates residing in India/taking the
entrance examination form India should note the following important dates.
1.Online registration of application
opening: 8th June,2014.
2.Online registration of
application opening: 7th July, 2014.
3.Last date of uploading the
scanned images of the institute copy of Challan: 8th July 2014.
The Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering
(GATE) is an all India examination that basically tests a comprehensive
understanding of various undergraduate subjects in engineering and technology. GATE
is conducted annually by the joint hands of seven IITs (Indian Institute of
Technology) and Indian Institute of Science (IISc, Bangalore) on behalf of the
National coordination Board- GATE, Department of higher education, Ministry of
human resource (MHRD), Government of India.
The GATE score of a candidate shows off his
relative performance in a particular paper in the exam several years. This
score is used to get admissions in to the courses such as M.E/M.Tech/Direct PhD
in Indian higher education institutions (Technical and Engineering colleges) with
financial assistance provided by MHRD and other government agencies.
The candidates are requested to go through
the eligibility criteria before applying for the examination. The following
categories of candidates are only eligible to appear in the GATE.
1.B.E/B.Tech/B.arch/B.Pharm- bachelor’s degree in
engineering/technology/architecture/Pharmacy (Post diploma/Post B.Sc/ 4 years
after 10+2/ Post B.Sc/Post diploma)
2.M.Sc/M.A/MCA- Master’s degree in
any branch of Science/Mathematics/Computer Science/Statistics/equivalent
3.Int M.E/M.Tech or dual degree
(after 10+2 or diploma) – Integrated master’s degree or dual degree programs in
engineering/technology (four year programme)
4.Int M.E/M.Tech- (Post B.Sc integrated
Master’s degree programs in engineering and technology )
examination (equivalent to B.E/B.Arch/B.Tech) – B.E/B.Tech equivalent
examinations of professional societies, recognised by MHRD/UPSC/ AICTE (AMIE by
institution of engineers-India, AMICE by the Institute of civil
1.The GATE Admit card can only be
downloaded from the zonal websites of the GATE tentatively from December 2014.
2.The GATE 2015 Admit cards will
not be sent by post/email.
3.The candidates are advised to
bring a print-out of the downloaded admit card to the test centre along with
the original photo identification.
4.If the original photo
identification is not presented, the candidate will not be permitted to take up
5.The following Ids may be given
as a PAN Card, Aadhaar card, college ID, employee identification card, or a
notarized affidavit, driving license, voter ID, passport, or a notarized
affidavit with photograph and date of birth.
The GATE paper pattern for all the papers
is given below. There will be a total of 65 questions carrying 100 marks, out
of which 10 questions carrying 15marks in General aptitude (GA).
to apply online for GATE examination
An online interface is provided for the user’s
interaction with the GATE officials. The login to this interface is through the
email id you chose to enter and its password. The information about the login
mail id and the password is to be kept confidential.