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PRE – SEA COURSES

1.The following Pre-sea Courses are conducted at the Pakistan Marine Academy,      Karachi:

            a. Two Year course leading to award of BSc (Maritime Studies) degree.

            b. Four month course for GP-III Training

    2. Two Year course leading to award of BSc.(Pass) (Maritime Studies)

 This Course begins each year in the first week of January. Applicants for this course are required to fulfill the following conditions for admission:

a. They must have completed twelve at least years of formal education leading to    the award of a Higher Secondary School  (FSc / Intermediate) Certificate in (Pre–Engineering) in at least second division. Students of Science, General Group (with  Physics and Computer Science) are also eligible to apply for Nautical Branch only. Students who have passed any equivalent examination are also acceptable, provided the University of Karachi recognizes their qualification as equivalent to the Higher Secondary School  (FSc / Intermediate) Certificate

b.         Age: Not more than 20 years on 31st  December of the year in which applying. (relaxable by one year for those belonging to FATA/FANA and Azad Kashmir.)

c.          They must be medically fit. Medical examination will be conducted in Military Hospitals designated by the Academy. In addition, the applicants shall be required to pass the "visual and colour perception test", from the Mercantile Marine Department, Karachi, after  final selection. Failures of this test will not be eligible for admission in PMA.
 

   3. The two - years’ Course is divided into four Semesters, each of about five months duration, allowing about six weeks vacation during June and July every year, and about two weeks in December/January.

   4. The Cadets may, upon their choice and subject to availability of seats, opt for Nautical Branch or the Marine Engineering Branch. A BSc degree in the Nautical Sciences will qualify them to serve as Deck Officers on board the merchant ships, while a BSc degree in the Ship Technology will enable them to be employed as Marine Engineers on board merchant ships. Marine Engineering cadets are required to undergo one year apprenticeship training at an appropriate Marine Engineering Workshop after passing out of the Academy, before they are awarded a BSc Degree.

   5. As a matter of policy, Academy accepts foreign cadets only if they are sponsored by their respective Governments.

   6. Cadets are required to be resident at the Academy while they attend the two-year course. Cadets are also expected to strictly adhere to the discipline of the Academy. The Commandant reserves the right to withdraw any cadet on disciplinary grounds or to award any retribution for infringement of the rules.

The following subjects are taught to the Cadets during their two years’ study:

 I.          NAUTICAL BRANCH

   ACADEMICS

1. English

2. Mathematics

3. Physics

4. Pak Studies

5. Islamic Studies

6. International Maritime Law

            AA - NAVIGATION  

1.                  Principles of Navigation.

2.                  Ocean and Off – Shore Navigation.

3.                  Electronic Navigation System.

4.                  Radar Navigation.

5.                  Coastal Navigation.

 BB – MARINE OPERATIONS

1.                  Seamanship, Theory and Practice.

2.                  Marine Communications, Theory and Practice.

3.                  Watch keeping.

CC – MARINE TRANSPORTATION

1.                  Ship Stability.

2.                  Ship Construction.

3.                  Cargo Handling and Stowage.

DD – MARINE METEOROLOGY.

II.         SHIP TECHNOLOGY (Marine Engineering)

  ACADEMICS

1. English

2. Mathematics

3. Physics

4. Pak Studies

5. Islamic Studies

6. International Maritime Law

            AA – PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERING KNOWLEDGE

1.                  Internal Combustion Engines.

2.                  General Engineering Knowledge.

3.                  Workshop, Theory and Practice.

BB – ENGINEERING SCIENCES           

1.                Applied Mechanics

2.               Thermodynamics.

3.               Electro – Technology, Instrumentation and Control Systems.

4.               Naval Architecture and Ship Construction.

CC – MACHINE DRAWING.

B – PRE – SEA TRAINING FOR RATINGS(GP-III)

The pre–sea training for GP III ratings is conducted at the Seamen Training Centre - a subordinate organization of the Pakistan Marine Academy, located within the Academy Campus. This Course is of five months duration and conducted twice each year, commencing in January and July.

To be eligible for admission to the GP- III training, an applicant must fulfill the following conditions:

1.        He must have completed ten years studies at the school and must have passed Secondary School Certificate or equivalent examinations.

2.         He must be within 18 to 25 years of age on the date of commencement of the Course.

3.         He must be medically fit. The medical examination is conducted at military hospitals designated by the Academy.

POST – SEA COURSES

S. No.        Name of Course                    Duration                     No. of Courses 
                                                                                         (Per Annum)

A.        NAUTICAL COURSES

1.         Navigational Control Course            12 days.                        06 Courses 
(Management Level)

2.         Navigation Control Course              12 days.                        06 Courses 
(Operational Level)

3.         Radar Simulator Course                 02 Weeks                      06 Courses

4.         Automatic Radar Plotting               01 Week                        06 Courses
Aids Course

5.         Oil Tanker Familiarization               04 days                        12 Courses
Course

6.         Advanced Training Programme       12 days                         06 Courses

            on Oil Tanker Operation (Tanker Safety Course, including Inert Gas System and Crude Oil Washing).

7.         Re-validation of Masters’                06-08                             02 Courses
Service Certificate Course              weeks

8.         Class III & IV (Combined)               10 months                      Once.
(Deck) Course

9.         Class I & II (Combined)                   08 months                     Once.
(Deck) Course

B.        ENGINEERING COURSES

1.         Class I (Academic)                         17 weeks                      Once.

2.         Class I (Professional)                      17 weeks                     Once.

3.         Class II (Academic)                        17 weeks                      Once.

4.         Class II (Professional)                      17 weeks                     Once.

5.         Class III/IV (Combined)                     04 weeks                    03 Courses

6.         Engine Plant Simulator (Basic          01 week                       04 Courses
            Course)

7.         Engine Plant Simulator                     01 week                     04 Courses
            (Advance Course)

8.         Engine Driver Course                       04 weeks                    03 Courses

9.         Boiler Safety Course                        02 weeks                    06 Courses

10.       Refrigeration & Air-                           04 weeks                    03 Courses
           Conditioning Course

C.        GENERAL

1.         Basic Fire- Fighting Course              05 days                      12 Courses

2.         Advance Fire- Fighting                     06 days                      12 Courses
            Course

3.         Personal Survival Techniques            03 days                      48 Courses
            Courses

4.         Elementary First Aid Course             03 days                      12 Courses

5.         Medical First Aid Course                  05 days                      12 Courses

6.         Proficiency in Survival Craft               07 days                      12 Courses
            & Rescue Boat (Regular) Course

7.         Proficiency in Survival Craft               07 days                      12 Courses
            & Rescue Boat (Up-dating) Course

8.         Personal Safety & Social                 04 days                       12 Courses
            Responsibility Course

Note:              Course shall be conducted only when a minimum of ten candidates are available.

 

FEES PAYABLE BY FOREIGN STUDENTS

A.        FOR PRE-SEA COURSES

1.                  FOR TWO YEARS’ COURSE AS A CADET:

a)         First Year:

1.         Tuition Fees                                                               U.S. $    800.00

2.         Lodging                                                                     U.S. $ 1,000.00

3.         Boarding                                                                    U.S. $ 2,500.00

4.         Transport                                                                   U.S. $    200.00

5.         Medical (Note 1)                                                         U.S. $    200.00

6.         Stationery, Text Books and Examinations                     U.S. $ 1,250.00

7.         Amenity & Sports                                                       U.S. $    300.00

8.         Laundry                                                                     U.S. $    150.00

9.         Barber                                                                       U.S. $      50.00

10.       Uniform Charges (Note 2)                                            U.S. $    800.00

11.       Development Charges                                                 U.S. $    500.00

12.       Cadets’ Maintenance, utilities and                               U.S. $    250.00
            service Charges                                                        ____________

                                   Sub- Total for (a) First Year:             U.S. $    8,000.00

 

b)         Second Year:

 1.         Tuition Fees                                                               U.S. $    800.00

2.         Lodging                                                                      U.S. $ 1,000.00

3.         Boarding                                                                     U.S. $ 2,500.00

4.         Transport                                                                    U.S. $    200.00

5.         Medical (Note 1)                                                          U.S. $    200.00

6.         Stationery, Text Books and Examinations                      U.S. $ 1,250.00

7.         Amenity & Sports                                                        U.S. $    300.00

8.         Laundry                                                                      U.S. $    150.00

9.         Barber                                                                        U.S. $      50.00

                                                                                                ____________

                        Sub- Total for (b) Second Year:                    U.S. $ 6,450.00

                         Total for Two Years                       :             U.S. $ 14,450.00

Notes:  1.         Pakistan Marine Academy provides limited medical facilities. For treatments requiring hospitalization outside the Academy, charges shall be payable by the individual cadet or by his Government.

2.         Uniform is provided by the Academy. Charges are payable at the time of admission to the Academy.

II.         FOR G. P. III TRAINEES:

The total charges payable by a foreign trainee for the five-month’s G.P. III Training are U.S. $ 600.00 (U.S. Dollars Six hundred only) for the day scholars. This includes cost of the tuition fees; stationary, textbooks and examinations charges; amenity & sports; and uniform charges. The in – resident foreign trainees are required to pay an additional U.S. $ 600.00 (U.S. Dollars Six hundred only), which will cover the cost of boarding, lodging, medical (as described in the case of the cadets above), maintenance, utilities and services, barber and laundry charges.

B.        FOR POST – SEA COURSES

S NO

Course Name

Course Fees 

01.

Navigational Control Course
(Management Level)

U.S. $ 1,500.00

02.

Navigation Control Course 
(Operational Level)

U.S. $ 1,000.00

03.

Radar Simulator Course

U.S. $    500.00

04.

Automatic Radar Plotting Aids Course

U.S. $    500.00

05.

Oil Tanker Familiarisation Course

U.S. $    200.00

06.

Advance Training Programme on Oil Tanker Operation (Tanker Safety Course, including Inert Gas System and Crude Oil Washing).

U.S. $    800.00

07.

Re-validation of Masters’ Service Certificate Course

U.S. $    600.00

08.

Class III & IV (Combined) (Deck) Course

U.S. $ 3,550.00

09.

Class I & II (Combined) (Deck) Course

U.S. $ 3,250.00

10.

Class I (Academic)

U.S. $ 1,400.00

11.

Class I (Professional)

U.S. $ 1,400.00

12.

Class II (Academic)

U.S. $ 1,400.00

13.

Class II (Professional)

U.S. $ 1,400.00

14.

Class III/IV (Combined)

U.S. $    500.00

15.

Engine Plant Simulator (Basic Course)

U.S. $    850.00

16.

Engine Plant Simulator (Advance Course)

U.S. $    850.00

17.

Engine Driver Course

U.S. $    100.00

18.

Boiler Safety Course

U.S. $    100.00

19.

Refrigeration & Air Conditioning Course

U.S. $    100.00

20.

Basic Fire- Fighting Course

U.S. $      50.00

21.

Advance Fire- Fighting Course

U.S. $    200.00

22.

Personal Survival Techniques Courses

U.S. $      50.00

23.

Elementary First Aid Course

U.S. $      50.00

24.

Medical First Aid Course

U.S. $      50.00

25.

Proficiency in Survival Craft & Rescue Board (Regular Course)

U.S. $    200.00

26.

Proficiency in Survival Craft & Rescue Board (Up- dating Course)

U.S. $    200.00

27.

Personal Safety & Social Responsibility

U.S. $      50.00

 



 

 

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