Naval and Maritime Academy

WELCOME TO NAVAL & MARITIME ACADEMY

I am honoured and proud to assume duties as the 36th Commandant of the renowned Naval and Maritime Academy (NMA), the highest seat of learning in the Sri Lanka Navy and so delighted to write my first message. Over a period of more than five decades, NMA has earned a vastly acclaimed reputation of providing high quality Officers and Sailors for the Sri Lanka..

I am so privileged to be appointed as the Training Captain of the Naval and Maritime Academy (NMA) Trincomalee, the premier training institute of the Sri Lanka Navy acclaimed with a proud history of molding professionally competent and academically profound officers and men par excellence to protect the nation being the first line of defence…

VISION

Naval and Maritime Academy is committed to mould Naval personnel to become professionals on their field to perform duties to the entire satisfaction of the desired standards of a recognized Naval force with the commitment to comply with requirement and continual improvement of the effectiveness of process of the Quality Management System.

MISSION

 Officer Training

Officer training is to prepare subordinate officers morally, physically & mould them into professional Naval Officers to command and to lead in pursuit of excellence in the Naval service and the best interest of the nation.

Sailor Training

Sailor training is to prepare both senior & junior ratings morally, mentally, physically & mould them to be professionals to carry out the specific task or set of specific task in their respective branches in the most efficient manner leading to excellence in the Naval service.

“දනෙතා සෙටඨා මනුසෙසසු”

“විනයගරුක වූවෝ මිනිසුන් අතර ශ්‍රේෂ්ඨ වෙති”

“Discipline is the noblest among the men”

I am honoured and proud to assume duties as the 36th Commandant of the renowned Naval and Maritime Academy (NMA), the highest seat of learning in the Sri Lanka Navy and so delighted to write my first message. Over a period of more than five decades, NMA has earned a vastly acclaimed reputation of providing high quality Officers and Sailors for the Sri Lanka Navy. For the last fifty-five years, it has been preparing cadets and sailors to perform their onerous duties towards Nation’s defence with a pronounced sense of responsibility and honour.

The NMA training has given naval personnel a spirit which lasts longer than life. The personnel produced by this esteemed institution have proved their duty to the Motherland even with utmost ‘Supreme Sacrifice’ to attain an ultimatum, the Nation’s Peace. The hallowed portals of this academy nurtured my career when I joined the Navy as a stripling youth.

This foremost academy in Sri Lanka conducts training for all levels starting from basic sailors to officers’ long specialization courses. Present facilities and curriculum fully pledge to cater for all challenges and needs for the Sri Lanka Navy. The NMA curriculum has been continually appraised and updated based on a vision for the future. NMA conducts courses which lead to confer post graduate diploma, bachelor’s degree or master’s degree, affiliations through distinctive universities. It also conducts courses to give vocational opportunities to those who are expecting retirement, to start a post retirement career with world recognized certificates.

Situated in the heart of the famed port city of Trincomalee and surrounded by blue sandy beaches, rich mountains and thick jungle, NMA provides the best environment for effective grooming, moulding and development of Sri Lanka Navy’s future leadership. Its competent faculty and administrators are geared to Sri Lanka Navy’s present and future needs. NMA was awarded with SLS ISO 9001:2015 for its excellence.

Amidst global pandemic of Coronavirus – 19, NMA is progressing steadily to produce the best personnel for the future Navy.

Fair winds, following seas and success!

I am so privileged to be appointed as the Training Captain of the Naval and Maritime Academy (NMA) Trincomalee, the premier training institute of the Sri Lanka Navy acclaimed with a proud history of molding professionally competent and academically profound officers and men par excellence to protect the nation being the first line of defence.

It is not the sophisticated and technologically advanced machinery or state – of-art weapon that matters, but the man behind. The Academy is vested with the responsibility of training all officers and sailors to discharge their duties effectively in line with the vision and mission of the navy.

The Academy is fully equipped to undertake any kind of training; military, academic or higher education qualifications unparalleled to any institute of its kind world over. Because of the quality training that imparts, the NMA receives students from friendly foreign nations other than the officers and men from sister services and Sri Lanka police. The well qualified and competent faculty and the Staff is the driving force that transform officer and sailor under trainees to the desired level through constant interaction and appraisals of performances of trainees and regular review of the course contents that best suits to the existing requirement of the navy. The unique learning environment that prevails help keep the trainees mentally alert, physically fit and self-motivated to reach greater heights in their profession.

In keeping with the notion of continuous improvement, the NMA strive hard in pursuit of reaching greater heights to keep the NMA flag flying high to provide a quality trainee-centered education and training with well recognized academic and professional qualifications.
Viva la NMA

FACULTIES, SCHOOLS, DEPARTMENT & UNITS

QUALITY POLICY OF NMA
Naval & Maritime Academy is committed to mould naval personnel to become professionals in their fields to perform duties to the entire satisfaction of the desired standards of a recognized naval force, with the commitment to comply with requirements and continual improvement of the effectiveness of process of the quality management system.