The admit card for KLMEE 2018 has been issued on February 12, 2018. The candidates who have successfully registered for the exam can download their admit card at, or through the direct link given below. KL Marine Entrance Test (KLMEE) is a Joint Admission exam for admission to Marine Programmes at DG Shipping Institute Govt. of India. KLMEE has been on February 25, 2018. Those students who are selected in KLMEE are called for counselling. Those students who could not appear for the entrance test can still get selected on the basis of their JEE Main 2018 score. During the counselling period, KLMEE secures their admission in authorized colleges (Govt. approved) which Students have chosen during counselling. Candidates can get details regarding KLMEE 2018 Application form, Admit card, Result and Counselling from the article below.

Latest: Counselling of KLMEE 2018 has started. Candidates can check the same below for more information.

KLMEE 2018

Most of the premier DG Shipping colleges have 20% quota for Klmee students and every year more than 240 students are selected through KLMEE. Candidates can check the complete schedule for KLMEE 2018 in the table below.

Events Dates
Online Registration of Applications on KLMEE 01 Nov 2017
Online Registration of Application closes 10 Jan 2018 31 Jan 2018
Admit Card 12 Feb 2018
Date of Entrance Examination 25 Feb 2018 (10:30 am to 1:30 pm)
Date of declaration of Result 23 Apr 2018 at 4:00 pm
Counseling process 01 to 15 May 2018
Admission Letter 28 May 2018 Time-3:00 pm

KLMEE 2018 Counselling

The counselling for KLMEE 2018 is held online. The eligible candidates can apply for counselling online at the official website of KLMEE. The candidate can choose the college and course at the time of counselling. To apply for the KLMEE Counselling 2018, the candidates need to fill in their Personal Information, Academic Records, etc in the online counselling form and pay the counselling fee. The link to apply for the counselling is also provided below.

Counselling: Click Here to apply for KLMEE- 2018 E-Counseling.

Counselling Fee

The selected candidates who wish to appear for counselling need to pay the following amount through Debit Card/ Credit Card/ Net Banking:

Components Amount to Pay
Counseling Fees Rs. 13,136/-
Service Tax Rs. 2,364/-
Total Amount Rs. 15,500/-

KLMEE 2018 Result

The candidates who will appear for the entrance test can check their result online on official website as well as on the result page given above. The result for KLMEE 2018 is published online. To check the result, the candidates need to enter their Application Number. After the declaration of result, the selected candidates will then have to appear for Counselling.

Toppers of Last Year 

KLMEE Seat Details

The candidates are offered admission in the following coures and the distribution of Seat in each Marine Institute is given below.

Sr. No. College’s Name Course’s Offered Seats
1. VEL’S University B.E. Marine Eng.

B.Sc. Nautical Sci.



2. Ganpat University B.Tech. Marine Eng. 40
3. The Neotia University B.E. Marine Eng.

B.Sc. Nautical Sci.



4. Noorul Islam University B.E. Marine Eng. 40
5. G.K.M Institute Of Marine Sciences & Technology B.Tech. Marine Eng.

B.Sc. Nautical Sci.



6. Amet University B.E. Marine Eng.

B.Sc. Nautical Sci.



7. Southern Academy of Maritime Studies B.E. Marine Eng.

B.Sc. Nautical Sci.



8. International Maritime Academy B.Tech. Marine Eng.

B.Sc. Nautical Sci.



9. Praveenya Institute of Marine Engineering & Maritime Studies B.Tech Marine Eng. 40
10. Sri Nandhanam College Of Engineering And Technology B.Tech Marine Eng. 40
11. Mohammad Sathak Engineering College B.Tech Marine Eng. 30
12. Mangalore Marine College And Technology B.Tech Marine Eng. 40
13. 12Seacom Marine College B.Sc. Nautical Sci. 40
14. T.S. Rahaman Academy B.Sc. Nautical Sci. 40
15. BP Marine Academy B.Sc. Nautical Sci. 80
16. Coimbatore Marine College B.Tech Marine Eng.

B.Sc. Nautical Sci.



Job Opportunities For Marine Officer

The Merchant Navy mainly deals with transporting cargo and occasionally, passengers, by sea. It has different fleets composed of passenger vessels, cargo liners, tankers, Bulk carriers, Car carrier, containers as well as the other special types of vessels. It is the backbone of international trade, carrying cargo across the globe for Import & Export business. The career options in Merchant Navy are mainly divided in the following category:

  • Navigating officers (Deck side officers)
  • Marine engineering officers (Engine side officers)
  • Crew members (To assist the officers)
  • Specialized officers (Electrical officer, Radio officers)

Pay Scale

The starting salary in Merchant Navy varies between Rs 25,000 to Rs 50,000 a month. Other than basic pay, the person gets a variety of benefits such as free food, accommodation, paid leave, two-way free passage and facilities for families.

In other words, the salary can be saved totally while one is on ship.

The perquisites include bonus, holiday travel and other annual benefits. Foreign companies pay higher, and the starting salary varies between $ 1,500 to $ 2,500.

Women in Merchant Navy
Career in the Navy has always been considered a work to be done by men only. Women were not generally known to take up jobs in Merchant navy however, the past few years have seen a positive change with many women taking up jobs as ship doctors and radio officers.

Examination Pattern

The offline examination has been on conducted 25 Feb 2018 Time- 10:30 am to 1:30 pm. The entrance exam was of objective type. Marking scheme and exam details are given below.

Admission Procedure

KLMEE is a Northern Indian Premier Marine Counseling Center in Kota (Rajasthan). KLMEE is conducting Entrance Exam from last 9 years at different centers like Kota, Patna, Kanpur, Delhi, Ranchi, Allahabad, Chandigarh, Bhopal etc. Every year many students participate in this exam. Those students who clear this Entrance Examination, KLMEE allot them authorized colleges.

Step-1: KLMEE issues forms in the mid of Nov. every year. Forms are available on the following website- www.

Step-2: Klmee examination is held once a year in the last week of Feb.

Step-3: Boys & Girls who are appearing in 12th or pass out can apply for Klmee.

Step-4: Klmee declare all results on Apr. last week and besides this Klmee conduct Counseling on the first week of May in every year.

General Instructions

  • The admit card for KLMEE 2018 were available for download on as per the schedule.
  • KLMEE 2018 Admit Card was not sent by post.
  • The Reporting time was 10:00 am.
  • The candidates should bring their own stationary items such as pen/pencil to the Examination Hall.
  • Do not bring any kind of wrist watches, cell phone, paper, calculator or any kind of electronic gadgets, Bluetooth devices etc. to the examination hall.
  • Candidates must leave examination hall only after handing over copy of Admit Card to the invigilator.


B.Sc Nautical Science

  • 10+2 PCM with minimum 60% aggregate marks with minimum 50% marks in English at 10th or 12th level is must.

Age: Not exceeding 25 years as on the date of commencement of training Program.

B.Tech. Marine Engineering

  • 10+2 with minimum 60% aggregate marks in PCM from recognized Board / Universities with minimum 50% marks in English at 10th or 12th level is must.

Age: Not exceeding 25 years as on the date of commencement of training Program.

Medical Fitness for B.Sc Nautical Science and B.Tech. Marine Engineering

Medically fit with eye sight 6/9, with or without external aids. No color blindness. Medical examination will be conducted by doctors approved by D.G. Shipping Govt. of India.


For Complete details regarding KLMEE 2018 check – Information Brochure

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