Become a Sailor #Train For The Best of Careers @ SNMA

SNMA Welcomes You

Sri Nandhanam Maritime Academy alias Maritime Training Center of Sri Nandhanam College of Engineering and Technology was established during Year 2006, with recognition as an Maritime Training Institution by Directorate General of Shipping, Govt of India. SNMA offers PG/ UG, Diploma Programs in Maritime, Shipping & Logistics sectors, under authorization from relevant authorities viz., DGS, Alagappa University, Karaikudi and City & Guilds Body. Being among largest MTIs with India's largest independent live Ship-in-Campus facility. Institution has contributed few hundred alumni, successful in their high flying professional careers as Sailors. Become one among them. Mould your Career with us. Apply for your choice of course now.

DGS Approved Presea Courses

  1. Bachelor of Engineering (B.E.,) in Marine Engg (4 Yrs)
  2. B.E., Marine Engineering (Diploma Holders Lateral Entry)
  3. Graduate Marine Engineer (G.M.E.,) for Engineers (1 Yr)
  4. Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.,) in Nautical Science (3 Yrs)
  5. Electro Technical Officer (E.T.O.,) (4 Months)
  6. General Purpose Rating (GP Rating) (6 Months)
  7. Certificate Course in Maritime Catering (CCMC) (6 Mon)

DGS Approved Modular Courses

  1. Basic Safety Training STCW Course (all 4 Courses)
  2. STSDSD Course (To be done with above course)

Integrated Courses

  • B.E., Mechanical Engineering + Graduate Marine Engineer (GME). Duration: 4 Years + 1 Year
  • B.E., Electrical & Electronics Engineering + Electro Technology Officer (ETO). Duration: 4 Years + 1 Year (incl Industrial Externship).

Syllabus Difference for Integrated Courses

  • Choosing of Electives Facilitated to be in sync with curriculum of Presea Professional Course (GME / ETO).
  • Industrial Visits, Workshops, Additional Secondary Diploma, Value Added Courses Training, PMKVY Job Roles Training et all aligned towards Maritime Training from Semester 1 onwards till course completion.
  • All this additional Training and Resultant Corporate Certifications facilitated edge to SNMA Cadets during employment Consideration.

Difference of Integrated Courses

  • Facilitating Local Area Dayscholars into Maritime Profession.
  • Saves Costs on Boarding, Lodging, Uniforms and Other Presea Training Mandatory Requirements.
  • 100% Fees available as Bank Loan without Mortgage.
  • 4 years of BE Course completed as Day Boarding Student, additional duration course as per Presea Training Norms.

PG Courses for Shore Jobs

  • Master of Engineering (M.E.) in Thermal Engineering
  • Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) in Shipping & Logistics.

Logistics and Safety Courses

  • B.B.A., Logistics and Shipping (3 Years),
  • B.Sc., Fire and Industrial Safety (3 Years)

Get Well Paid & Be in Demand: Always

As a Sailor, opportunities galore globally in Sailing Careers, Shore based, Offshore based Job Roles, apart from greater avenues in Entrepreneurship. Present below 10% contribution by Indians to Global Seafaring fraternity projected to climb upto 25% during next decade with dynamic Central Government, trade boosting projects like "Sagarmala" and "Make in India". Global payscales for employment in India/ aboard. Choose to be apart of Seafaring Fraternity. Book your seat now. Call 95 4354 4354.

Guaranteed Placements Program

Introduced from Year 2020 to comfort prospective student cadets due to lack of training berths, wherein Guaranteed Placement Agreement is provided to student cadets for additional facilitation fees of Rs. 1 Lakh. As per terms, if placement not facilitated despite meeting criteria, Institution refunds Rs. 3 Lakhs to the Cadets.

Placements Assistance Program

We have long operational placement tie-ups with 11 RPSL companies/ management firms for placement of student cadets. We refer off campus interviews to almost all shipping companies/ prominent manning agencies. Our placement ratio since inception has been @ 85%. Meritorious students with consistent academic achievement have greater chances of permanent recruitment with Prominent Shipping Companies. No bogus promises. We deliver decent placement to almost all eligible students within a span of 12 months from date of course completion (on agreement).

Internships @ Industry

Excellent tie-ups exists for facilitating two mandatory paid / unpaid Internships to all students during semester holidays as per present regulations for Degree Courses. As policy, we mandate compulsory internship to Diploma Cadets also. Internships facilitated with National and Global MNCs in varied Sectors including Shipping, Logistics, Port Operations & Ship Building and Allied Industries.

Government Scholarships

Tamil Nadu Government Scholarships for TN students @ 35% Fees for SC/ST students, Muslim Minority & First Graduate Scholarships Fees Reimbursement @ Rs. 25000/Year, Maintenance allowances for MBC/ BC/ SC/ST Students are facilitated for B.E., Marine Engg Course alone. 35% Fees reimbursement facilitated for students from Jharkhand, NE States.

Management Scholarships

Institution Merit Scholarships upto 50% Tuition Fees for Students with above 90% Total Marks in qualifying exams, for Children of War Widows/ Police Personnel died in the line of duty. 25% Fees Scholarships to wards of Armed Forces. Scholarships for bright students from economically weaker sections are also facilitated. Contact admissions office @ Phone - 95 4354 4354.

Infrastructure @ nandhanam

SNMA, being a part of Nandhanam Colleges Campus, has largest amount of academic facilities, infrastructure and common amenities in the Zone. Training yourself inside a large spanning 50 acre campus with One Million SFT of Academic buildings, Laboratories, Workshops, Common amenities, Canteens/ Book Stores, Sports / Recreation facilities and Residential Areas will be a learning experience.


Direct 2nd Year Lateral Entry Admission for Diploma Holders pursuing BE Marine Engg. 1st Year admissions, 60% above marks in 12th Std for UG Courses. 50% above marks in 10th Std for Diplomas. DGS eligibility, ranking in entrance exam by institute must for all courses.

Digital Modern eAcademics

Wifi A/C Classrooms with eLearning, Virtual Classrooms, G Suite with SIS & ERP systems to aid student success, Online Exams, OMR Tests, Online Courses, studying from SWAYAM Portal, et all to aid your grooming as a Professional.

Our experienced faculty ensure competent training, student success from their studies till their placement. Be assured of outcomes with flying colors in exams, sports and placements.

Sports Facilities

Excellent sports facilities spread over an area of 20 acres exists which includes basketball / tennis courts, swimming pool, multiple volleyball and shuttle courts, modern gymnasium with steam room, 400 Meter Track and net practice facilities for learning/ playing Cricket. Ample facilities exists for indoor games for girls unwilling to participate in out door activities. Several hobby clubs exist to stimulate activities.


SNMA has contributed few hundred alumni seafarers, successful in their high flying professional careers as Sailors in India and Abroad. Become one among them. Mould your Career with us. Apply for your choice of course now. Visit our alumni portal to see their testimonials.

Careers @ SNCET

SNMA offers best payscales and perks matching industry based on applicants qualification/ experience. Permanent, Visiting Roles and Part time roles are available occasionally. Excellent working comfort for Seafarers. Campus accommodation, excellent food facilitated for professionals.

English Communication & Digital Literacy Training

Comfortable Communication in English depending on the qualification chosen for study is necessary. Intermediary level training provided for all courses. Addl training to reach expected levels of competency to be arranged by students themselves. For Officer level Seafaring Cadets, IELTS score of 6 above compulsory to receive course completion certificate.

Marlins English Training & Certification

Test of Spoken English (ToSE) for understanding of standard phrases used in Maritime Environment is necessary for performance in employment. We offer training, facilitate examination at both Ratings and intermediary levels. SPEACS Certification facilitated for Cruise Ship employment.

Do Not Miss Your Chance for Admission

Number of institutions offering presea training are also very limited in India. We have rush of students applying for limited seats. Scholarship seats close early. To obtain admission into branch/ course of your choice, book your seat early and avoid disappointments. Seat allotment would be cancelled if found ineligible at a latter date.

Sri Nandhanam Maritime Academy alias Sri Nandhanam College of Engineering & Technology

Higher Education Guide

Every stream of professional education has opportunities of varied career paths in India and Abroad for employment and entrepreneurship. Maritime professions have designated career paths in issue of professional licenses. Learn about them, their payscales and job roles for all professional courses offered @ Nandhanam Maritime.

We have state of the art infrastructure, well established processes, best in class faculties to delivery excellent teaching / learning experience to students and aid their professional success

Secondary Diplomas & PMKVY Job Roles Training

Additional Secondary Diplomas and relevant PMKVY Multiple Job Roles Training from Central Government Agencies are facilitated free of cost to students for hedging over competition in employment during their study itself (based on branch relevance in chosen qualification).

Connectivity: 20 College Buses ply a radius of 60 KMS connecting 600 villages. Jolarpettai Railway Junction (JTJ) is well connected with rest of the Country for Train access. Chennai Airport (200 KMS)

Admissions Office Contact Details

For admissions & related enquiry - Call 95 4354 4354 or Email: presea_admissions@nandhanam.edu.in / admissions@nandhanam.edu.in. Postal address: Sri Nandhanam Maritime Academy, Molagarampatti, Tirupattur - 635602, Tamil Nadu, India.