PCIMA is located in the city of Lucknow, which is the political and administrative capital of the most populous state of India i.e. Uttar Pradesh. Lucknow is also known as the Golden City of the East, inhabited by over 3 million people. It is about 500 kilometers from Delhi, the national capital of India and is well connected to it through road and railways. Known for its tradition, culture and cuisine Lucknow has emerged as an important city of North India. The city experiences warm cool, dry winters from December to February and dry, hot summers from April to June. The rainy season is from mid-June to mid-September. Coordinates of Lucknow are 27°51′N 80°55′E In order to bring Maritime education to the hinterland Centre for Maritime Education and Training (PCIMA) was established .PCIMA prides itself in teaching you what you need to know to be a competent Sailor/ Nautical Officer / Engineer Officer.