Orissa Maritime Academy

Orissa Maritime Academy

The Orissa Maritime Academy, an autonomous body under Govt. of Orissa, was established & founded by Sri Rama Kant Rath the then Chief Secretary to Govt. of Orissa with active support of the then Chief ytyMinister of Orissa, late Biju Pattnaik. in the year 1993. The Academy has been registered under the Society Registration Act, 1860 and is ISO 9001-2000 certified.From its inception.

It is duly approved by the Director General of Shipping, Govt. of India, Mumbai with approval no. TR/A/74/2006. The Academy has got its first approval on 31.12.1992 and renewed on 21.12.2006. It was the first Maritime Academy to get approval & conduct G. P. Rating Course (Crew) in the year 1993 on regular basis.

Course offered::Pre-sea General Purpose Rating Training.(Ship’s crew) Duration: 6(six) months, compulsory residential.

Educational qualification:Pass in 10th standard from a recognized Board with Science, Mathematics and English as subjects. Candidates should have 40% in aggregate in 10th standard and (40% in English either in 10th or in +2 levels.)

Age:Must have completed 17½ years and must be below 25 years of age as on date of commencement of course.

Medical standard:All the candidates should be physically fit for the sea service as per Merchant Shipping Act (Medical Examination for Seafarers) Rules, 2000. Eyesight should be 6/6 with normal vision – no colour blindness and height – 158 cm, weight – 48 kgs.

How to apply:Application forms and prospectus are to be downloaded from our website www.orissamaritime.com and completed application forms should be submitted to the Academy along with a demand draft of Rs.100/-(one hundred) and attested xerox copy of relevant documents.

Selection procedure:The intake capacity of the Academy is 40(forty) per batch. In case eligible candidates do not receive any call letter prior 10 days before commencement of the course, they should contact the Academy over telephone to inquire about the status of their application form. The training commences on 1st of January and 1st of July every year.

The short listed (eligible) candidates will be called to the Academy for selection. In the selection procedure, the candidate has to undergo a medical test. In order to ascertain the merit of the candidates, the Academy may conduct a written and viva-voce test in English. The applicant will have to attend the above tests at their own expenses at Paradip.

The selection will be on strictly merit basis. There will be a reservation of 15% of seats for SC/ST candidates and 10% for the children of Paradip Port Trust employees. However, if the number of required candidates in the above categories is not available, the vacancy will be offered to the general candidates.



Administrative officer: 06722-223204

E-mail: admnof.oma@gmail.com

Website: www.orissamaritime.com