Welcome to Pondicherry Maritime Academy –
Approved by DG Shipping, Govt of India
Pondicherry Maritime Academy is a certified ISO 9001-2008 Institution certified by Indian Register Quality Systems (IRQS) Accreditions, strictly enforcing globally recognized training standards for seafarers. PMA is located in heart of Union Territory Puducherry (formerly known as Pondicherry), one of the liveliest and friendliest Union Territory in India and a great place to study. As a former French colony, it exudes Mediterranean aura with its own unique culture and social life, museums, theatres, resorts, restaurants, shops, bars, clubs, etc that one will never be short of things.
One of the most important challenges of Maritime education in our country today: the growing rural-urban divide- where there is an instant shortfall in quality of competent young Maritime professionals from rural areas. The core reasons include inflexible curriculum, poor access to information and technological advancements and lack of exposure to knowledge forums. PMA located in the heart of Puducherry is a one-of-its-kind institution that has pledged to bridge the difference. Read More

Mission and Vision
The mission of Pondicherry Maritime Academy is to provide a quality education primarily focused on marine related programs..  Read More

Courses Offered
We are conducting post-sea DGS approved courses at Pondicherry Maritime Academy. To know more about the courses…  Read More

Facilities We Provide
At Pondicherry Maritime Academy the students are provided with a number of facilities to ensure that they are completely satisfied.. Read More

From the Director’s Desk
We at Pondicherry Maritime Academy (PMA) have operated and have in-depth knowledge and expertise in the field of all types of Tankers  (Oil, Chemical and Gas/LNG), with a combined core faculty expertise of over 50 years and are backed by an enduring commitment to making a difference, through imparting quality maritime education… Read More