ALAM (Akademi Laut Malaysia) invites application for ALAM (Akademi Laut Malaysia) invites application for Cadet sponsorship programme 2010. Applicants who have positive mindset and attitude and possess a strong desire to take up a challenge as sea-going professionals are encouraged to apply. A journey towards maritime success as a Ship Captain or a Chief Engineer with world leading maritime organizations.

ALAM is a maritime institution which trains SPM leavers to become deck officers or marine engineers onboard merchant ships.

Fields of Study

  • Diploma in Nautical Studies (Navigating Officer Cadet )
  • Diploma in Marine Engineering (Marine Engineer Officer Cadet)


  • Application is based on SPM Examination Result
  • Single, Male or Female with not more than 23 years of age on 13 July 2010
  • SPM results with minimum of ‘C’ or credits in 5 subjects which include Bahasa Malaysia , English, Mathematics / Additional Mathematics and Physics
  • Mentally, physically and medically fit
  • Minimum height of 158cm and weight of 48kg for male applicants (BMI: 18.5 – 24.9)
  • Minimum height of 155cm and weight of 42kg for female applicants (BMI: 18.5 – 24.9)
  • Not colour blind
  • Good eyesight without visual aid for Navigating Officer Cadets
  • Visual aid with a limitation of 200 for Marine Engineering Officer Cadets

Note: Applicants with STPM, Diploma and Degree are encouraged to apply as long as they meet the entry requirements.

Value of Scholarship

The sponsorship will cover the tuition fees, accommodation, meals, uniform, books, monthly allowance and the modular courses

Career Benefits

Graduates may have the opportunity to sail worldwide with leading shipping companies / maritime companies with attractive tax-free salaries and employment benefits

How to Apply

Please download the application form at All completed forms to be submitted through email (as an attachment) to

Only shortlisted candidates will be called for the interview.


The closing date for application is 21 March 2010, 5pm

For more information, please visit

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  1. Khishmupathy


    I would like to know when can i apply for the 2011 intake.I’ve finished my spm in 2009.I also have finished my foundation in science course.Can I use my Foundation Course to apply for the intake.I would like to join this ALAM acedamy to continue my studies.I would like to study for marine engineering. Can i get the details for this marine course.I hope i can get a solution for my inquires.Thank you.

    my contact number ( 012-9775381 )

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