Overlooking the deep blue sea cradled by the Bay of Bengal and tucked in the scenic drive way of east coast road is AMET. The one and only University from India to be a member of the International Association of Maritime Universities. With quality, commitment, knowledge and excellence as its corner stones, AMET had a humble beginning in the year 1993 with just 14 cadets moulded for a career in merchant navy through a Higher National Diploma programme in marine engineering. AMET’s uncompromising strides of excellence in the field of maritime education and training laced with its capacity to feed the global shipping industry with an unrivalled maritime human resource secured it the status of becoming the first Deemed to be University in India for maritime education, training, research and development activities on the 21st August 2007.
AMET had the privilege and unprecedented status of getting unveiled as a Maritime Deemed to be University from the hands of the secretary general of the International Maritime Organization, Mr.Efithimios E Mitrapoulos.
AMET serves as an ocean of knowledge for over 3000 students pursuing Programmes ranging from diploma to Doctoral programs through 4 schools and 2 intensive research and training centers for marine and marine related activities. Equipped with an excellent infrastructure for research and development, co curricular and extracurricular activities AMET secured its compliance certificate for ISO 9001:2015 QMS standards from the prestigious and globally renowned DET NORSKE VERITAS, Norway.
Why Choose AMET University Chennai?
-The one and only University from India to be a member of the International Association of Maritime Universities.
-For over two decades AMET is remaining as the favourite destination for campus interviews by many shipping giants such as AP MOLLER MAERSK, GOODWOOD, NYK, SONANGOL, VSHIPS, WALLEMS, SHELL, CHEVRON, STENA + over 100 companies.
-55 MoU's signed by AMET with leading National, International organizations & Institutions.
Academy of Maritime Education and Training (AMET) is certified to ISO 9001:2008 QMS Standard by Det Norske Veritas.
Academy of Maritime Education and Training (AMET) is initiating many steps for the welfare of the students and one of its kind assisting for scholarships for the deserving students.
Academy of Maritime Education and Training (AMET) is assisting the deserving students to get their scholarships from various Government Departments like Adi Dravidar and Tribal Welfare Department of Government of Tamil Nadu and Minority Community Welfare Department of Government of Tamil Nadu and the Director of Fisheries, Government of Tamil Nadu. Apart from Government Scholarship, deserving students are also eligible for Maritime Training Scholarship, Merit award and Management Scholarship.
The various scholarship schemes are,
-Shree Janakiraman Scholarship
-Meritorious Student Scholarship
-First Graduate Fees Concession
-Single Parent Scholarship
-Ex Servicemen Scholarship
AMET have well-equipped workshops for practical training, a marine workshop for hands-on training on marine auxiliaries, Ship in Campus, well-furnished hostel, Library canteen facilities, indoor and outdoor games, swimming pool, medical facilities backed by an overall conducive learning environment.
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