AMET University , situated at Kanathur, on the outskirts of the city of Chennai, is a stateof- the-art establishment totally dedicated to the dissemination of knowledge to the Shipping Industry. It is a private enterprise promoted by AMET TRUST. AMET was launched on the 15th of February 1993. This is the only Academy of its kind in South India that caters to the needs of the Shipping Industry not just in India, but the world over. In providing Quality Assurance, the Academy has obtained Certification to ISO 9001:2000 Standards from Det Norske Veritas, Norway.
Having started with only 14 cadets, AMET maintained its continuous growth during the last 17 years to have a strength of 2000 cadets on date undergoing various Diploma, Degree & Post Graduate Degree Courses.New Courses are being introduced every year.Amongst new entrants, our BE- Naval Architecture, BE- Petroleum Engineering and BE- Harbour Engineering are very popular. Ensuring Maritime Training with international standards, AMET has provided the best infrastructure in terms of class rooms with modern teaching aids, well equipped workshops for practical training, Marine workshop for hands on training on Marine Auxiliaries, Ship in Campus, Well furnished hostel, Canteen facilities, Indoor & Outdoor games, Swimming pool, Medical facilities & an overall congenial atmosphere for learning.
The collaborations between the world class Maritime Academy and the various world leaders in the Shipping Industry shall prove to be very successful & definitely benefit Indian youth to look forward for a career in shipping globally. In August 2007 AMET was conferred University Status under Sec 3 of UGC Act 1956, giving it the status of becoming the First University in India for Maritime Education.
AMET University was formally inaugurated by the Secretary-General of International Maritime Organisation Honourable Mr. Efthimios E. Mitropoulos. CRISIL has assigned a "Grade 1" (outstanding) to the Courses approved by the Director General of Shipping, i.e. B.E. Marine Engg., Marine Technology, B.Sc. Nautical Science & Graduate Marine Engg. Courses offered by the University.
Kanathur - 603112, Chennai, India
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5107, H2, II Avenue,
Anna Nagar, Chennai-600040
Tel. +91 44 26161438 / 1180 / 2031