Academy of Maritime Education and Training (AMET), established in 1993, is a maritime educational academy situated in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. It is a technology-oriented institute for higher education, which was regarded as a University under section 3 of the University Grants Commission Act, 1956. This institute offers  UG, PG, Ph.D., and various other courses in streams of engineering, and maritime education and training.

AMET Chennai Highlights 

Established | Type 1993 | Private
Approved By AICTE
Application Mode Online and offline
Admission criteria Entrance exam
Course Offered UG, PG and Ph.D. courses in Engineering training and Maritime education
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AMET Chennai Courses 

The following table gives details about the courses being conducted at the AMET Chennai:

Course Specializations Details
B.E. Marine Eligibility: 10+2 or equivalent with 50% aggregate 
Duration: 4 years 
Naval Architecture and Offshore
Electrical and Electronics
B.Tech. Food Processing technology
B.Sc. Nautical Science Eligibility: 10+2 or equivalent with 50% aggregate 
Duration: 3 years 
B.B.A. Shipping
B.Com Logistics and Computer Applications
B.Voc. BFSI (Banking Finance Service and Insurance)
M.E. Naval Architecture and Offshore Engineering Eligibility: B.E. / B.Tech., Entrance exam merit rank, and interview.
Duration: 2 years
Petroleum Engineering
Thermal and Fluid Engineering
Power System
MBA Shipping and Logistic Management Eligibility: BBA
Duration: 2 years
M.Sc. Marine Biotechnology Eligibility: B.Sc., Medicine, or Agriculture with 55% marks, entrance exam merit rank, and personal interview
Duration: 2 years
Ph.D. Electrical and Electronics Engineering

Eligibility: Master’s degree in relevant subject with min. 55% marks, entrance exam merit rank, and personal interviews
Duration: 2 to 5 years

Information Technology
Marine Engineering
Nautical Science

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AMET Chennai Admission 

The Academy has courses right from undergraduate in B.E., B.Sc., BBA to postgraduate in M.E., M.B.A., and M.Sc. Postgraduate students also have Ph.D. options to continue education into Research and Development in Naval Science. 

How to Apply?

  • Get application forms for entrance exam in-person or download from the website. The application fee is INR 1000). Fill all details and providing attested photocopies of relevant certificates. Submit your application online or send your application by post to the admin office of AMET University. 
  • Entrance Examination is conducted online. Shortlisted candidates are called for Medical Screening and Personal Interview
  • Candidates will be selected on the Rank list and will have to pay the admission fee within the next 15 days after their selection.

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AMET Chennai Placement 

AMET placement department co-ordinates with companies for on-campus interviews. The top recruiting companies are Maersk, Shell, Selandia, Fleet, DHL, Transworld, Beta, and HCL. For Marine Engineering, placements begin in the 1st year itself. The bulk recruiter from this college is Maersk Line. Listed below are the placement details of the college is given below:

Academic year Graduation level Students placed Median salary INR
2018-19 UG 243 360000
PG 75 390000

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AMET Chennai Scholarship 

AMET University offers scholarship programs for deserving students. Given below are the seven categories in which scholarships are provided:

  • Shree Janakiraman Scholarship: Fees concessions for the Students belonging to the economically backward section.
  • Meritorious Student Scholarship: Those who have scored more than 90% in their 10+2 with a fee concession of 15%.
  • First Graduate Fees Concession: 15% fee concession to first graduate at admission.
  • Single Parent Scholarship: 15% fee concession for students who are having a single parent and are economically poor.
  • Single Girl Child - Fee Concession: Fee concession of 15% to a single girl child candidate.
  • Ex-Servicemen Scholarship: Wards of Ex-servicemen, are eligible for a 15% fee concession.
  • Maritime Training Trust Scholarship for Female Cadets: Female cadets of the Department of Marine Engineering and Nautical Science can apply for this scholarship.

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AMET Chennai Facilities 

The following facilities are being provided for the students during their tenure with the college:

  • Residential facility: College provides hostel facilities for the outstation students within the campus. 
  • Laboratories: The college has Hi-Tech laboratories for students to apply their theoretical knowledge practically and to conduct experiments.
  • Library: This college has well equipped open accessed Central Library consisting of more than 900 books, periodicals, dissertations, back volumes, projects and e-journal facilities, etc. 

  • Sports and Games: There are indoor and outdoor sports facilities available for the students inside the campus, which include volleyball court, basketball court, gymnasium, kabaddi court, indoor game hall, and swimming pool.

  • Health facility: Full-time medical facility is available within the campus. A doctor and a nurse are also available in the campus for any medical emergency.

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AMET Chennai Faculty 

AMET University faculty under the leadership of Chancellor Dr. J.Ramachandran. This college has 190+ faculty members who hold or are pursuing their Ph.D. degree in their respective fields of expertise and has worked in their field for a long time. Faculty members have done 20 consultancy projects, 39 sponsored research projects, and 2 IPR in the academic year 2018-2019.

  • Professor: 27
  • Assistant Professors: 120
  • Associate Professors: 44

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AMET Chennai FAQs 

Ques. What are the eligibility criteria to pursue a diploma in Marine engineering?

Ans. The eligibility criteria to pursue a Diploma course in Marine Engineering from AMET is 10+2 with at least 50% marks from a recognized board.

Ques. What is the total fee amount for 4 years in Marine Engineering at AMET University?

Ans. Total fees for the four-year course are around Rs.5 Lakhs, for Marine Engineering at AMET University.

Ques. Is AMET University a good choice for pursuing B.Sc Nautical Science. How are its placements assistance for students?

Ans. Yes, AMET is good for B.Sc. Nautical Science. The college is dedicated to maritime education and training. 

Ques. How many seats are available for B. Sc Nautical Science at AMET University. Also is the selection process tough?

Ans. The total seats are 250 for B.Sc. Nautical Science at AMET University.