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Pondicherry Maritime Academy

Pondicherry Maritime Academy is a certified ISO 9001-2015 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.

Pondicherry Maritime Academy

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Pondicherry Maritime Academy

Pondicherry Maritime Academy is a certified ISO 9001-2015 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.

Why Choose Us

Prepares You Completely

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.

Best Infrastructure

Our campus is facilitated with well equipped marine workshop and modern amenities for better learning.

Experienced Faculty

Our Faculties are experienced at the same time encouraging and training students to get the best career.

Practical Training

In addition to learning, we provide physical and parade training, swimming practice to the cadets.

Our Vision

Pondicherry Maritime Academy

Highly qualified Instructors Each and every one of our trainers has invaluable practical and theoretical industry experience under his sailing belt.

Our Mission

Pondicherry Maritime Academy

We deliberately keep our classes small so that you get hands on, personalized training and maximum time at the helm.