Oron Admission 2014 in Maritime Academy Of Nigeria
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Maritime Academy of Nigeria, Oron â Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into the various programmes on offer in the Maritime Academy of Nigeria, Oron for the 2014/2015 Academic Session.1.0 Prqgrammes:
The following programmes are tenable during the 2014/2015 Session:These are two-year (4 Semesters) courses of study leading to the award of the National Diploma in Nautical Science, Marine Engineering, Boat/Ship Building Technology, Electrical/Electronics Engineering Hydrography or Meteorology and Oceanography as applicable.Holders of the National Diploma in NaUtical Science and Marine Engineering can take up a career ashore or as sea-going merchant navy officers on the deck or in the engine room department of a ship as applicable. Holders of the National Diploma in Boat/Ship Building Technology can work in ship/boat building and repair yards, dry-docking yards, Marine Engineering workshops and other relevant establishments. Holders of the National Diploma in Electrical/Electronics Engineering can work in any organisation requiring the services of Electrical/Electronics Technicians or Engineers. Holders of National Diploma in Hydrography can work as a marine surveyors or where hydrographic maps are produced. Holders of National Diploma in Marine Meteorology and Oceanography can work in Port Meteorology offices or in oil companies. Holders of National Diploma in Hydrology and Coastal Resources Management can work in Coastal and recreational facilities, in environmental protection agency or in oil companies: h) Maritime Transport and Business Studies (2 Years).
Holders of the National Diploma in Maritime Transport and Business Studies can take up a career as Supervisors in the operations administrative, commercial or finance departments of maritime establishments, shipping companies, shipping agencies, ports, oil companies, shore oil support companies, manufacturing companies, and organizations dealing with import and export of goods and marine insurance. They can also work in establishments dealing with maritime laW and marine environment protection.Nautical Science (2 Years)
Marine Engineering (2 Years)
Maritime Transport & Business Management (2 Years)
Naval Architecture (2 Years)2.0 Admission RequirementsA] National Diploma [ND] in nautical science/marine engineering/ Boat & Ship Building Technology/Electrical Electronics Engineering/Hydrography/Marine Meteorology and Oceanography/Hydrologyand Coastal Resources Management.Applicants must posses the Senior School Certificate [SSC] or its equivalent with at least FIVE CREDIt passes in subjects which must include Mathematics, English Language, Physics, and any two of Geography, Technical Drawing, General Science, and Chemistry, obtained at NOT MORETHAN TWO SITTINGS.B] National Diploma [ND] In Maritime Transport & Business Studies
Applicants must possess at least FIVE CREDIT passes at NOT MORE THAN TWO SITTINGS of the Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE) or its equivalent. The subjects must inIudeEnglish Language, Mathematics, Economics/Commerce and any two of the following: Geography, Government and Book-Keeping.Other Requirements for admission into all National Diploma programmes include:
Success in the competitive Entrance Examination which comes up on Saturday, January 25, 2014 at 0900 hours at the centres indicated below (See Section 4.1).Success in the Oral/Written Interview following the Entrance Examination.Passing the medical and physical fitness examinations and eye-sight test to be conducted by the Academyâs Medical Doctor.Applicants must be single and remain single throughout the duration of the programme at the Academy arid be between the ages of 16 and 21 years for 1A (a-b) and between 16 and 25 years for 1 (A) (c), (ci), (e), (f) (g) and (h) by the date of commencement of the session for which they are applying for admission.
Applicants awaiting result of the SSCE or its equivalent need not apply. Note: Candidates are not required to bring recommendation letters from referees.
Admission will be based strictly on:
Conformity with the prescribed age limit;
Possession of the requisite credit passes in the relevant subjects at Senior School Certificate level;Medical and physical fitness; and Performance in the competitive Entrance Examination and subsequent written/oral interview.Candidates must:
Satisfy all the requirements for admission into the National Diploma Programme in Nautical Science, Marine Engineering, or Naval
Architecture as applicable;
possess a National Diploma in Nautical Science, Marine Engineering or Boat & Ship Building Technology from the Maritime Academy of Nigeria, Oron or from a recognised institution, with a Cumulative Grade Point Average of not less than 2.50 (Lower Credit); and
have undergone a minimum of one year Post-ND Apprenticeship Training or acquired Cognate Work Experience in a relevant establishment or organization.D] HIGHER NATIONAL DIPLOMA (HND) IN MARITIME TRANSPORT & BUSINESS MANAGEMENT
satisfy all the requirements for admission into the National Diploma in Maritime Transport and Business Studies Programme;
possess the National Diploma in Maritime Transport and Business Studies from the Maritime Academy of Nigeria, Oron or from a recognized institution, with a Cumulative Grade Point Average of not less than 2.50 (Lower Credit); and
have undergone a minimum of 12 months [One year] Post-ND industrial attachment for cognate work experience in a relevant establishment or company. Admission Requirement1. PGD Shipping and Transport Management (one year)
Applicants must possess a good Honours Degree (B.Sc.) or a Higher National Diploma (HND) in Business or Social Science from a recognised University or Polytechnic.
Membership of relevant Professional body will be an added advantage.
Candidates with qualifications equivalent to (a) above may be considered for admission based on maturity and length of service in the maritime industry.2. PGD Maritime Transport Technology (one year)
Applicants must possess a good Honours Degree or a Higher National Diploma (HND) in the Physical Sciences or Engineering from a recognised University or Polytechnic.
Membership of relevant Professional body will be an added advantage.
Candidates with qualifications equivalent to (a) above may be considered for admission based on maturity and length of service in the maritime industry.3. PGD Maritime Engineering (Two Years)
Applicants must possess a good Honours Degree or a Higher National Diploma (HND) in Engineering from a recognised University or Polytechnic.It Class Marine Engineering Certificate (Foreign going).
Candidates with qualifications equivalent to (a) above may be considered for admission based on maturity and length of service in the Maritime industry.Membership of relevant professional body will be an added advantage.
All candidates for the HND and PGD programmes must request the schools they attended to send the Transcripts of their Academic Records to the Academy under confidential cover.January 5, 2014 Please Note That Each Course Duration Includes Training on the Mandatory Basic Safety Courses, in Accordance with the provisions of the STCW ConventionCandidates for the Specialised Seafarers Training Courses should note that the above courses (in content, name and requirements) are being streamlined with the provisions of the STCW Convention. For more details on these and the Mandatory Courses, candidates or interested seafarers should contact the Academy.4.0 Entrance Examination
There will be an Entrance Examination into all National Diploma (ND) Programmes on Saturday January 25, 2014.4.1 Entrance Examination Centres
Oron: Maritime Academy of Nigeria, Oron, Akwa Ibom State
Lagos: Federal College of Fisheries and Marine Technology, Wilmot Point Road, Victoria Island, Lagos.
Kaduna: Nigeria Defence Academy, Kaduna
Abuja: Government Secondary School, Festival Road, Garki, Abuja.
Enugu: Government Technical College, Near Polo Park, Enugu.
Port Harcourt: Stella Mans Secondary School, Harcourt Road, Port Harcourt, Rivers State
Yola: General Murtala Mohammed College, Yola.
Closing Date for submission of application forms online is January 13, 2014.4.2 Method of Application (Online Application Only)All Applicants should visit any branch of Spring Bank Plc (now Enterprise Bank Ltd) or any Commercial Bank to purchase Maritime Application PIN and SERIAL No. at the cost of N10,000.00 only for all courses.Log on to the Maritime Academy Portal www.maritimeacademyportal.orgClick on Application to applied for e.g. National Diploma, PG Diploma, HND and Basic Safety & Special Courses.Enter your PIN and SERIALNO.
Click âProceedâ.Fill the online application.Click âSave and Continueâ to temporarily save your application and update later OR Click âSave and Completeâ to finally complete your application.Print your Application confirmation page after completing your application.
Admission Application requirement
Scanned Passport (250px width x 300ph height, must be JPEG (jpg). Photo and not more than 20 KB
Further details on all courses on offer are contained in the Academic Brochure. Call:,,,,,, or any of our Liaison Offices at the following addresses:Abuja:
Ibrahim Abacha Estate,
No. A3, Biskra Street, Abuja.Lagos:
C. M. S. Bus Stop, LagosFor further technical issue, please contact Portal Companyâs number on online forms:,.
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