Indian Maritime University, Kolkata
P–19, Taratalla Road,, Kolkata , West Bengal - 700088
PHONE No.: 033 24014673 / 78
WEB SITE: www.imu.tn.nic.in
DNS course leading to B Sc Nautical Science (3 years)
B Tech - Marine Engineering (4 years)
The Indian Maritime University –Kolkata Campus comprises two premier institutions- the Marine Engineering & Research Institute (MERI, Kolkata) and the Indian Institute of Port Management (IIPM, Kolkata).
Marine Engineering & Research Institute
MERI-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. It was founded in 1949 by Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru as “Directorate Of Marine Engineering Training” (DMET) with its headquarter in Calcutta and a branch at Bombay, under Ministry of Shipping (Government of India).It was renamed “Marine Engineering and Research Institute” in 1995. MERI was a dream project of a new India as it was expanding its horizon in the marine field, starting with an initial intake of 60 cadets, today about 280 young and highly motivated Marine Officers are passing through her hallowed portals.
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