Application form along with 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 on payment of Rs. 300/- (General / OBC category) and Rs. 200/- (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. Road Branch) 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), by Jammu, Kanpur, Luck now 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 Junctbn, Visakhapatnam (Main Suryabagh).
The application form along with information Brochure can also be obtained by post from the Indian Institute of Maritime Studies, T. S. Chanakya Campus, Karave, Nerul, Navi Mumbai - 400 706. by sending a self addressed stamped envelope 11" x 5" size with stamp worth Rs. 55/- along with a DD of Rs. 300/- (General / OBC Category) and Rs. 200/- (in the case of SC/ST category) drawn in favour of Indian Institute of Maritime Studies and payable at Mumbai.
Special Information: The sale of application form commences at the above centers only from 21.01.2009 and the application form duly filled in should be submitted to the Indian Institute of Maritime Studies, T. S. Chanakya Campus. Karave. Nerul, Navi Mumbai - 400 706 by the due date i.e. 02.04.2009.
The counseling and eye test will be conducted in the month of July/August 2009 on the basis of the merit of the candidate in IIT-JEE 2009 Examination. The courses will commence in mid August, 2009. Candidates should be mentally & physically fit for sea life. Details of the medical standards specified are available in the information brochure. However, the candidates should note that, for joining T.S. Chanakya and Polyvalent B.Sc. (Maritime Sciences) normal vision of 6/6 is essential for each eye separately and those it wearing glasses will not be eligible for admission. Whereas in the case of MERI Kolkata, glasses will be allowed up to plus or S 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 all the 3 courses.
There are total 10 seats available for direct admission of foreign nationals to these institutes. They need not appear for IIT-JEE 2009 Examination. The application form for direct admission of foreign nationals may be obtained from IIMS on payment of US$ 100 by bank draft drawn in favour of Indian Institute of Maritime Studies payable at Mumbai. On successful completion of the courses, the cadets will be eligible for entry to the Merchant Navy both in India and abroad, with attractive salaries and exciting career prospects. General information:
T. S. Chanakya prepares cadets to become Navigating Officers, MERI, and Kolkata for Marine Engineers and MERI, Mumbai for Polyvalent Officers, The highest position that a navigating officer can expect to attain on board a merchant ship is that of the Master of the Ship (Captain). Marine Engineer to that of the Chief Engineer of the ship and in case of Polyvalent Officers to that of Master/Chief Engineers.
For any enquiry/information may contact: Indian Institute of Maritime Studies
T.S. Chanakya Campus, Karave, Nerul Navi Mumbai-400 706 Phone No.: 91 22 27706803/6804, Fax No.: 91 22 27716805
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