Marine Engineering & Research Institute (MERI) Kolkata/Calcutta offers Undergraduate course in Marine Engineering.

MERI Kolkata

Marine Engineering & Research Institute (MERI) Kolkata is the premier and the oldest Marine Engineering College in India. The Institute was established at the onset of Independence in 1947 to satisfy the growing need of marine engineers in India. Marine Engineering & Research Institute Calcutta was earlier known as Directorate of Marine Engineering Training with its headquarter in Calcutta and a branch at Mumbai, under Ministry of Shipping (Government of India). The Institute acquired its present name on February 2, 1994.

Marine Engineering & Research Institute offers B.Mar.E degree through her affiliation to Jadavpur University, Calcutta. B.Mar.E is a 4-year residential program spread over 8 semesters. MERI Kolkata is an ISO 9001:2000 Certified Institute, and has been assigned CRISIL GRADE -I by CRISIL(The Credit Rating Information Services of India Limited).

Affiliated to: Jadavpur University


The college offers the following undergraduate programme:
    BE (Marine Engineering)


The student must have completed his or her Higher Secondary Examination or 10+2 from any recognized central/state Board.
Admission Procedure:

The admission is on the basis of the Indian Institute of Technology - Joint Entrance Examination (IIT-JEE).

Entrance Test: IIT JEE
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Contact Address:
MERI Kolkata
P-19, Taratolla Road
Kolkata - 700 088, West Bengal
Phone: +91-33-2401 4673 to 77
Fax: +91-33-2401 4333

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