The govt-owned BMA bears 5-decades’ long reputation of producing professionally skilled, environmentally aware, prudent and polite Marine Cadets. It grooms the young Cadets (after schooling of 12 years with HSC [A-Level]) through a regimental and residential education and training programme with English as the working language, in accordance with the competence standards (Nautical Science and Marine Engineering) as required by the IMO STCW Convention. Our cadets are smart, alert and lively at all times; ready to receive any responsibility anytime on board. Particularly they are good in Mathematics & English and polite in behaviour with strong leadership capabilities. Bangladesh Marine Academy Admission Circular Notice 2017.
Bangladesh Marine Academy Admission 2017
i) Educational Qualifications
- SSC or equivalent (Science) => Minimum GPA 3.5
- HSC or equivalent (Science) => Minimum GPA 3.5
In HSC, minimum grade in Physics & Mathematics is to be 3.50 individually. In English,
grade is to be minimum 3.00; however if it is less than 3.00, IELTS score 5.5 will be
3. A & O-Level :
a. A-level certificate in Physics,Chemistry and Mathematics
(Minimum Grade ‘C’ individually )
b. O-level certificates in Five subjects including Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and
(Minimum Grade ‘C’ individually)
ii) Other Qualifications
Age limit: Maximum 21 years on 31 December 2012 (Year of application). The date of birth is recognized as per S.S.C or equivalent examination certificate. Affidavit will not be accepted. Any candidate found to be over even by one day shall be rejected and no appeal against it shall be entertained.
- Nationality: Candidates must be male or female nationals of Bangladesh by birth or domicile as per national legislation duly certified by competent authority.
Foreign (male & female) applicants may also apply through their respective Embassies.
3. Marital Status: Unmarried.
4. Height: Male- 5′ -4” ; Female 5′ -2”
5. Weight: Proportionate BMI
B. Selection Steps
- Written Examination
- Preliminary Physical Fitness test
- Viva- Voce
- Eye-sight Test:
- Colour Vision Test:
- Medical Test
- Written Examination (In Dhaka, Chittagong, Rajshahi & Khulna)
(a) Subject: Physics, Mathematics, English and General Knowledge
(b) Question Type: MCQ (No. of Question; 50X4 = 200)
(c) Duration: 2 hours for 4 subjects in one session (morning)
(a) Written * : 80 Marks in each subject ( 50X1.6 = 80)
Total; 80 x 4 = 320
(b) Viva-Voce * : 80 Marks
* [(40% pass marks in each subject) overall Pass mark is 50% that is 200 marks out of 400]
(c) Certificate Marks : 100 (SSC: 50, HSC: 50)
(d) Total Marks : 500 marks (written & viva)
2. Preliminary Physical Fitness Test: (Fit/ Unfit)
(a) Push up (10 times);
(b) Rope climb: 6 m
(c) Race: 400 m (Max. time allowed: 3 min)
(d) Standard swimming test 50 m and followed by floating 3 min.
3. Viva-voce: Interview (80 Marks)
Area of assessment Weight
(a) Personality 16
(b) Speech & Expression 16
(c) Intelligence 16
(d) Knowledge 16
(e) Extra-curricular activities 16
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