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Admission & Application for 50th Batch (2013)





Admission from waiting list - 4, 50 Batch Cadets Recruitment  

Admission from waiting list - 3, 50 Batch Cadets Recruitment  

Admission from waiting list - G-2, 50 Batch Cadets Recruitment 

Notice for Joining at BMA, 50 Batch Cadets 

Parent Agreement Text (sample), 50 Batch Cadet Recruitment 

Registration fee diposit form (50th batch cadets) link 

Question Paper- 49 Batch Cadets, 2012 (English version)  

Question Paper- 49 Batch Cadets, 2012  

Attention Foreign Applicants 

Recruitment of 50th batch



Tentative Action Plan for the recruitment of 50th Batch Cadets 2013 are as follows:













Approval of Action Plan


To be decided by Council



Agreement with stakeholders


Sonali Bank, Colleges, Ctg Education Board



1st  week  August

Online Application process will be opened + Add on Newspaper


 18 August 2013



 Closing of online Application process


17 September 2013




 Written examination  (MCQ)


20 September 2013



 Result of written examination (MCQ) will be published


25/26 September exam result to be published.



 Preliminary Physical Fitness Test “Scope” (Psychometric Test) Physical + Viva

03-10 October &

21-31 October



 Viva-Voce Examination


04-10 October &

21-31 October


 November 2013

 Final Merit list publishes

1st week of November, Result publishes



10-21 November

Medical Examination


10-21 November


11-21 November

Colour vision test in MMD

11-21 November



Final Result publishes in website and newspapers. Letters to be sent to selected candidates for admission

Last week of November



3-5 December 2013

Admission of selected candidates

3-5 December 2013


08 December 2013

Call from waiting list for medical test


8 December 2013


12 December 2013

 Admission of waiting list Candidates

12 December 2013


15 December 2013

Call from waiting list if required

15 December Medical and other test, 22 December Admission



Joining of 50th Batch Cadets


09 February 2014



Under Bangladesh Merchant Marine Officers’ & Ratings’ training, certification, employment, working hours and watchkeeping Rules 2011 Bangladesh Marine Academy has setup the following Pre-qualifications of application.


A.   Eligibility of a candidate


i) Educational Qualifications


  1. SSC or equivalent  (Science) =>   Minimum GPA 3.5
  2. 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


  1. 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.
  2. 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

  1. Written Examination
  2. Preliminary Physical Fitness test
  3. Viva- Voce
  4. Eye-sight Test:
  5. Colour Vision Test:
  6. Medical Test


  1. 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



            4. Eye-sight Test: Without glass 6/6 for Nautical Branch & up to 6/18 for Engineering Branch


            5. Color Vision Test: Normal; that is not colour blind 


            6. Medical Examination:  As prescribed by an approved medical board.


            N.B : Final Selection will be based only on merit serial.

                     20 female cadets will be selected according to the merit serial of the female cadets.

                     Authority reserves the right to change anything mentioned here, if necessary. 



                       3 years' Pre-Sea Nautical Science for Nautical Cadets

                       3 years' Pre-Sea Marine Engineering for Engineering Cadets


           Simultaneously from the National University:

                       3 years' Bachelor of Maritime Science (Nautical) for Nautical Cadets

                       3 years' Bachelor of Maritime Science (Engineering) for Engineering Cadets



           24 months pre sea training at Academy followed by 12 months at Sea

           (sea-service with salary)



           Pre-Sea Nautical Science certificate, or

           Pre-Sea Marine Engineering certificate from the Academy                                                      


           Bachelor of Maritime Science (Nautical/Engineering) Degree

           from National University



        i.  During training at Academy (initial two years) total costs for course fees, food, study materials 

          etc. are currently little over Tk.4,00000/- (four lac)

        ii. Cadets will earn average $ 500 per month while at sea during 3rd year.



Dr. Sajid Hussain FIMarEST

       Chartered Marine Engineer