The NYK-TDG Maritime Academy (NTMA) represents the single biggest investment in the Philippines of the NYK Line and TDG as their corporate social responsibility and contribution to the global competitiveness of the Filipino Merchant Marine Officers. The NTMA offers payment option plans for school fees. Payment options are full payment upon enrolment, 2 installments, 4 installments and monthly installments within a semester. Payment can either be made through cash, bank transfer or cheque.
NTMA offers the DBP DEEP scholarship grant as a form of financial assistance to deserving high school graduates who have performed well academically but are financially challenged. The application form and other requirements shall be issued by the NTMA to candidates but only upon passing the entrance examination and oral test of the NTMA examinee.
Qualified applicants have to pass all the qualification requirements of the school prior the interview with the DEEP project team or designated representative. You can look at the schedule posted on their website whenever you are ready to take the first step, which is taking the entrance examination.
That means you have to download and fill out the student application form and attach a passport size white background ID picture. You can download the application form from the NTMA website, http://www.ntma.edu.ph/Application.aspx.
On the examination day, you submit the duly accomplished application form to the examiner and present a valid school ID. Don’t forget to bring a pencil and a black pen.
The entrance examination is free and will take about 2.5 hours. It covers English, Basic Math, Algebra, Geometry, Trigonometry, General Science, Chemistry and Physics.
To check if you passed the examination and interview, please visit the NTMA website. If you passed, you will receive an email for the schedule of the pre-enrollment briefing and the list of documentary requirements.
Contact the firstname.lastname@example.org for followups. If you did not receive any communication from them, please contact the Office of the Registrar so you can submit the required documents before the deadline.
There is a different set of requirements for the Study Now Pay Later Program. Please see the admission entrance page for this. The NYK-TDG Maritime Academy provide holistic maritime education to produce competent and qualified Merchant Marine Officers to the NYK Group through outcomes based education, values inculcation, leadership development, as well as concern for the protection of the environment.
The school hopes to provide each cadet the opportunity of 12 month shipboard training. It aims to provide continuing maritime education and training to upgrade the seafarers to become management level officers and engineers.
Further reading, http://www.ntma.edu.ph/Adm_tuition.aspx
Since opening in 2007, NTMA has established a scholarship program for students who might find it financially challenging to pursue such a degree. The curriculum offered at NTMA produces high-quality seafarers by providing them with a unique core curriculum in addition to valuable training on board, drawing on NYK’s extensive experience cultivating the best seafarers from all over the world.
NTMA has been highly evaluated as a maritime school and was one of the first maritime academies to be recognized in 2011 by Japan’s Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism under a new certification program for graduates of overseas maritime academies.
After obtaining the seafarer certificate of competence, graduates of NTMA will begin a career as a third officer or third engineer on NYK-operated ships and aim to become a captain or chief engineer on NYK vessels, including the more technically challenging high-risk ships.
NTMA students are taking the ship officer examination, and after acquiring the seafarer certificate of competency, each graduate will begin a career as a third officer or third engineer on an NYK ship, thus starting the journey through the NYK Group’s career development programs to eventually become a captain or chief engineer.
NTMA has established a scholarship program for students who might find it financially challenging to pursue such a degree. The curriculum offered at NTMA produces high-quality seafarers by providing them with a unique core curriculum in addition to valuable training on board.
A total of 700 students have graduated from NTMA since the academy opened, and most graduates are actively engaged as officers or engineers on NYK-operated ships. NYK will continue its effort to improve both the quality and quantity of Filipino seafarers as executive candidates within the NYK Group.
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Canlubang, Calamba City 4037