How is AMET University for marine engineering? Do they provide good placements?

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Sakshi Gupta Nov 12, 2020

Academy of Maritime Education and Training is a private university academy set up in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. The college is recognized by the UGC and approved by the AICTE. The college is an AIU member and has been accredited grade ‘B’ by the NAAC.

The college offers Bachelor of Engineering in Marine Engineering as a four-year course. The fees for the course is 13.90 lakhs for the full period. The course at the college has been ranked 201st by NIRF Rankings. The college offers both online and offline modes of admission.

Admission Procedure:

  • The basic eligibility criteria for the course is having completed 10+2 examinations with a 50% aggregate.

  • Students will be selected on the basis of written test, personal interview, and medical examination.

  • Along with academic qualification, the aspirants need to be physically fit for sea service under standard norms. The eyesight should be up to 6/12 in both eyes or 6/9 in the better eye, 6/18 in the other eye, and no color blindness.

  • There is also an age limit of 25.


There are 14 permanent faculty members and 2 visiting faculty in the Marine Engineering Department at the institute.

Infrastructure & Facilities:

  • The college is built over a 7-acre campus and is home to a well-equipped library. The institute also has a number of laboratories.

  • The college has hostel facilities. Other facilities such as an engine and deck room, ship design and drawing hall, gym, cafeterias, gym, and Wi-Fi are also provided.

  • A shuttle service is also run for the students.


  • The course has a high placement rate of approximately 60%.

  • Top recruiters at the college include Shell Petroleum, Northern Marine, Maersk Lines, Chevron, and Goodwood.

  • The average offer received by students of marine engineering at the college is 4 LPA.

With marine engineering at AMET being highly ranked by NIRF it is preferred by marine engineering aspirants. Placements at the institute for the Marine branch are great. They have top recruiters and offer good pay packages of approximately 4 LPA. Apart from the placement the institute also offers various internships. In recent years students got summer internships in companies such as Drewry Maritime Services, CMH Logistics, Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement, etc.