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BP Marine Academy Navi Mumbai: Ranking, Courses, Fees, Eligibility, Scholarships, Placement 2021

Last updated on August 17th, 2021 by Sounak Banerjee

BP Marine Academy (BPMA) located in Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra was established on 5th of December 1997 and since then it is imparting marine related training to seafarers and thereby achieving an overall improvement of the quality of the seafarers. The institute has in its name various records and has international accreditations.

BPMA offers a number of courses for seafarers, that includes diploma, certification, or graduation courses. The courses’ duration ranges from 4 months to 3 years and are affiliated to IMU, MU and YCMOU. The institute also provides a HND (Higher National Diploma) Program associated with South Tyneside College, U.K. where students undergo training in 4 phases, the 1st phase in BPMA and the 2nd phase in South Tyneside College, U.K.

The institute has state of the art teaching aids and practical demonstration equipment, which meets the latest requirement of training. BPMA also has an up to date fully air conditioned library with internet facility and a highly- experienced faculty that makes it a respectable institute in the Maritime field.

BP Marine Academy Key Points 

  • BPMA offers a number of Merchant Navy courses in diploma, certification and undergraduate.
  • The institute provides HND courses in collaboration with South Tyneside College, U.K. and City of Glasgow College , UK for training in different phases.
  • B P Marine Academy has 58 Instructors, 58 Captain Master Mariners, 17 Electrical Officers, 18 Chief Engineers and 11 Doctors as Staff Members.
  • The college has an average placement of 93.80% of its strength over the last few years.
  • BPMA has a very flexible admission process. Admissions are done on direct basis or merit or on the basis of entrance tests.

BP Marine Academy Rankings 

  • Courses offered by BPMA, Navi Mumbai Graded – A1 Outstanding – By IRS.
  • B P Marine Academy was awarded Best Marine Institute of the Year in Asia by IBN- 7 in 2016-2017.
  • The institute secured a place in the LIMCA Book Of National Records in 2014 for highest number of trained seafarers in the last 15 years.
  • BPMA Navi Mumbai has received the “Education Excellence Award 2013” for being “Asia’s Best Marine Institute”, by ET Now (Times Group).

BP Marine Academy Courses & Fees 

BP Marine Academy Navi Mumbai offers a number of Diploma, Certification, Higher National Diploma and Graduation Courses. The courses’ duration ranges from 4 months to 3 years. The various courses offered by B P Marine Academy are affiliated to IMU, MU and YCMOU while the HND courses are associated with South Tyneside College, U.K. and City of Glasgow College, UK

The courses offered by the institute and their respective details are given below.

Program Program Details
GP Rating (Deck and Engine)
  • Duration: 6 months
  • Eligibility: 10th Pass with at least 40% aggregate in Science /Maths/ English.
  • Fees: INR 2,25,000
  • Selection criteria: Merit Based
HND (Nautical Science)
  • Subjects offered: Nautical Science, Marine engineering
  • Duration : 4 Phases (40 weeks+ 36 weeks+ 15 months+ 17 weeks)
  • Eligibility : Passed 10+2 Level Physics Chemistry Maths with a minimum of 35% marks in aggregate.
  • Fees : INR 3,00,000 for 1st phase.
  • Selection criteria: Merit Based
Diploma in Nautical Science
  • Duration : 1 Year
  • Eligibility : Passed 10+2 Level Physics Chemistry Maths with a minimum of 35% marks in aggregate.
  • Fees : INR 3,00,000
  • Selection criteria: Merit Based
Certificate Course in Maritime Catering (CCMC)
  • Duration : 6 months
  • Eligibility : Passed 10+2 with at least 40% marks.
  • Fees : INR 1,85,000
  • Selection criteria: Merit Based
Electro Technical Officer Course(ETO)
  • Duration : 4 months
  • Eligibility : Diploma with 60% or BE/BTech with 50%.
  • Fees : INR 2,00,000
  • Selection criteria: Merit Based
  • Subjects offered: Nautical Science, Hospitality Studies (Hotel Management), Hospitality Studies and Catering.
  • Duration : 3 Years
  • Eligibility : Passed 10+2 Level Physics Chemistry Maths 60% English 50% in 10th or 12th (for Nautical Science).
  • Passed 10+2 Level in any stream with 45% aggregate. (For Hospitality Studies).
  • Fees : INR 8,00,000
  • Selection criteria: Merit Based (for Nautical Science); Entrance based followed by PI (for Hospitality Studies).
  • Duration : 1 Year
  • Eligibility : Minimum marks of 50% in final year in BE/ BTech in Mechanical Engineering/ Naval Architecture OR in any 5 year Integrated ME / MTech degree based on above qualifications.
  • Fees : INR 3,75,000
  • Selection criteria: Merit based

BP Marine Academy Placements 

BP Marine Academy Navi Mumbai has achieved a record of nearly 100% placements in various courses. The average placement rate at the institute over the last few years is 93.80% . The HND Nautical Science and HND Marine Engineering departments have been the highest placement yielding courses at the BPMA.

BP Marine Academy Placement Trends 

The placement trends of the institute over the last few years has been tabulated below. This gives an overview of the number of students placed from each department and the placement rate at BPMA, Navi Mumbai.

Program Number of Students Passed Number of Students Placed Placement ( % ) Years Considered
HND Nautical Science ( COGC ) 282 264 94.20 2008 – 2015
HND Nautical Science ( STC ) 333 322 97.25 2008 – 2015
ETO 975 895 91.54 2012 – 2016
Bsc Hospitality 141 131 93.00 2012 – 2016
GP Rating 4158 3745 90.30 2003 – 2016
BSc Nautical Science 438 418 95.38 2007 – 2016
CCMC 1551 1461 90.60 2003 – 2015
HND ME ( COGC) 252 249 99.00 2008 – 2015
HND ME ( STC ) 172 163 95.50 2008 – 2015

BP Marine Academy Top Recruiters 

  • Peter Dohle
  • Accord Ship Management
  • Fleet Ship Management and many others.

BP Marine Academy Scholarships 

Scholarships provided by the institute are few in number. However, BPMA Navi Mumbai does offer institutional scholarships and freeships to deserving students which include merit scholarships provided to students on the basis of their academic performance. Students can also acquire easily from banks for admission to the respective courses and choose the option of fee payment in EMI during admissions.

BP Marine Academy FAQs

Ques. What is meant by 4 phase training in the HND program at BPMA Navi Mumbai?

Last updated on July 8th, 2021

Ans. BPMA conducts the HND program in 4 phases of different durations in order to impart quality and experience to the seafarers. The details of the 4 phase training are :

  • Phase 1 : The duration is 40 weeks and the training takes place at BPMA. In this phase :
    • Academic training for HND qualification is given.
    • And also STCW Basic training is given.
  • Phase 2 : The duration is 36 weeks and the training takes place at South Tyneside College UK. Here academic training for HND qualification is provided.
  • Phase 3 : The duration is 15 months and the training takes place in the sea, to impart practical seamanship to the students.
  • Phase 4 : The duration is 17 weeks and the training takes place at South Tyneside College UK. This phase is an Advanced Sea Training Course.
Ques. Is hostel and mess fees different from the course fees at BPMA Navi Mumbai?

Last updated on July 8th, 2021

Ans. No, the course fee at BPMA includes admission fees, tuition fees, library fees including books supplied, uniforms, hostel charge, mess charge, examination fees, instruments required for course, Basic Safety Course Fees and other fees (sports, swimming, welfare, govt. fees – CDC, INDOS Regn., Ship Visit, etc).

Ques. What are the facilities provided at BPMA Navi Mumbai?

Last updated on July 8th, 2021

Ans. The facilities of BPMA Navi Mumbai includes a library with internet connectivity, student hostel with cozy rooms, gymnasium, revolving restaurant, kitchen, live lifeboat station where boats can be launched, State of Arts Training which includes most advanced simulators, fire fighting Markup (Basic & Advanced), auditorium, workshop equipped with real life equipments, recreation facilities for students, galley equipments, classroom with interactive smart boards and DLP projector and computer lab with independent server & wifi connection.

Ques. What are the salary packages after doing BSc Nautical Science from BP Marine Academy , Navi Mumbai?

Last updated on July 8th, 2021

Ans. BP Marine Academy provides good placement packages to its students after the course completion. Students acquire placement packages of anything between INR 3.5 LPA to INR 12 LPA.

Ques. Which course should we pursue in BP Marine Academy after completing a diploma in electrical engineering to become a navy officer?

Last updated on July 8th, 2021

Ans. To become a navy officer after completing a 3 years diploma in electrical engineering, one can opt for the Electro Technical Officer (ETO) course in BP Marine Academy. One needs to secure 60% marks in the diploma course to be eligible for admission to the ETO course.

After completing the course successfully, the candidates have to appear for Certificate of Competency Examination which is conducted by the Government of India. After getting the Certificate of Competency the candidate becomes eligible to join as Electro Technical Officer on any ship.