AMET University Info

AMET University, formerly the Academy of Maritime Education (AMET) is located in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. The educational university was established in the year 1992. It is an educational institute in India dedicated to maritime education and training located in the outskirts of the city of Chennai. It is an autonomous engineering and technology-oriented institute of higher education in India and is the first University in India dedicated to Maritime Studies. It is a Deemed university in 21st August 2007. AMET University is accredited by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) with a Grade ‘B’. The University is affiliated by University Grants Commission (UGC), All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), the International Association of Maritime Universities (IAMU), Royal Institution of Naval Architects (RINA). AMET University offer courses like Diploma, B.Tech, B.Sc Nursing, B.Com, BBA, M.Sc, MBA, M.Tech in Engineering, Science and Management. The university has a well-developed infrastructure and facilities like a computer lab, Auditorium, Sports and more. The university has well trained and experienced faculty members. 

AMET University, Chennai – Key Highlights



Location and Contact Number

AMET, 135, East Coast Road, Kanathur 603112


Type of University/Status

Deemed to be University/Co-education/Non-minority

Accreditation/Recognitions/ Rankings.


Programs Offered

UG/Diploma/PG and Research Programmes


Admission Criteria

Based on merit in the qualifying examination and marks scored/rank obtained in various National Common Entrance Tests for Management Programmes.  For other Programmes based on AMET Entrance Exam, GDPA

Mode of application

Online and Offline


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Top Recruiters

Tech Mahindra, Conception, NTC, Licious, Fynsea, JMB

AMET University, Chennai – Schools/Institutes

  • School of Maritime Studies
  • School of Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • School of Engineering and Technology
  • School of Ocean Engineering
  • School of Management Studies
  • School of Biotechnology
  • School of Science and Humanities

AMET University, Chennai – Popular Programmes

Undergraduate and Postgraduate Programmes in Management/Engineering/Sciences/Ocean Technology are popular programs offered by AMET University, Chennai.

AMET University, Chennai – Infrastructure Facilities

The following Infrastructure Facilities are being provided in the campus of AMET University, Chennai:

  • A Library
  • Cafeteria
  • Hostels with dining facilities for girls and boys separately
  • A gym
  • Hospital and Medical facilities
  • Free transport facility within the campus
  • Sports Complex housing all Sports/Games Courts
  • Laboratories for Physics, Chemistry, Computers, Fluid Mechanics, Seamanship Lab

Engineering Mechanics, Electronics Engineering Lab,

  • Neptune Engine Room Simulator
  • Ship Design and Drawing Hall
  • Polaris Bridge Simulator

AMET University, Chennai – Reviews

Overall rating: 4.5 out of 5.0 with the following break-up of principal components:



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Faculty and Academics


Return on Investment


Industry Exposure


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AMET University, Chennai – FAQs and Answers

1Q.  Has AMET University been recognized, if so the details there, please?

A. Yes, AMET University has been recognized and approved, the details of which are furnished hereunder:

  • Accredited by NAAC with an ‘A’ grade
  • Accredited by Directorate General of Shipping, Government of India
  • Accredited by the National Board of Accreditation (NBA)
  • Recognized as SIRO (Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation) by the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research (DSIR) Government of India
  • Approved by AICTE
  • Approved by MHRD.

2Q. What are the different Programmes offered by AMET University, Chennai?

A. Following Programmes are offered by AMET University, Chennai.

Undergraduate and Postgraduate Programmes in Engineering (including Marine Engineering)/Management/Sciences/Commerce.

3Q. What is the status of AMET University, Chennai?

A. AMET is a Deemed-to-be University, Co-education, and non-minority status.

4Q. What are the common Entrance Tests considered for admission into various programmes in AMET university, Chennai?

A. Common Entrance Test Conducted by AMET University for all Programmes.  For MBA Programmes CAT/MAT/XAT/ATMA/JMET/TANCET/AMET ET shall be considered.

5Q. Does AMET University has International Collaborations with Overseas Universities?

A. Yes, AMET University has International Collaborations with the following Universities in the United Kingdom.

  • City of Glasgow College
  • South Tyneside College
  • University of Strathclyde
  • University of Plympouth
  • Accredited By NAAC
  • Recognized By UGC
  • Approved By AICTE

  • Computer Lab
  • Lab
  • Auditorium
  • Girls Hostel
  • Boys Hostel
  • Medical
  • Sports
  • Cafetaria
  • Library
  • Transport


Course Category Course Fee Eligibility Exams Accepted
B.E / B.Tech Engineering Rs. 8,00,000.00 Candidate required to pass 10+2 with 60% or equivalent (with Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry).and atlest 50% marks in English
M.E / M.Tech Engineering Rs. 6,70,000.00 The candidate possessing Bachelor’s degree in marine,mechanical and electronic.MOT first class certificate of competency and Extra first class certificate in competency
Diploma Engineering Rs. 2,92,900.00 Candidate required to pass 10+2 with 60% or equivalent (with Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry).and atlest 50% marks in English
MBA Management Rs. 6,07,600.00 The candidate must hold Any degree from a recognized University with 50 % marks and Master Foreign Going Certificate of Competency ATMA, CAT, MAT
BBA Management Rs. 9,00,000.00 Candidate required to pass 10+2 with 50% Aggregate Marks or equivalent.
M.Sc. Science Rs. 1,55,600.00 The Candidate must be Bachelors Degree in Science (Botany, Zoology, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Bioinformatics tech), Agriculture and Medicine with minimum 55% marks and Life Sciences/Biology as Main/Ancillary subject.
B.Sc Nursing Science Rs. 2,10,000.00 Candidate required to pass 10+2 with 60% or equivalent (with Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry).and atlest 50% marks in English
B.Com Commerce Rs. 1,63,600.00 The Candidate should be Pass-in Higher Secondary with 50% marks in the Commerce & Accountancy / Computer Applications

College Gallery

College Rating
Overall Rating
Recommends: 100%
Not Recommends: 0%
Infrastructure 4.3
Campus 4.4
Faculty 4.3
Industry Exposure 4.5
Placements 4.3
Affordability 4.3
College Reviews
Amet is a good facility and marnie college
Name: Nandhakumar settu | Batch of 2022 | Rating 4.5
Course: B.E / B.Tech (Petroleum Technology)
Recommends this college
If you look at Amart University, it is a good college and if you want to study in that college, it will be a good one.If you see while studying in this college.They will tell you that there is nothing to be afraid of shouting a lot.I am in a good situation now because I got into that college
Infrastructure 5
Campus 5
Faculty 5
Industry Exposure 5
Placements 5
Affordability 5
Posted On: 23-Sep-2023
AMET UNIVERSITY for Marine related studies
Name: Santosh Patel | Batch of 2023 | Rating 5
Course: B.E / B.Tech (Marine Engineering)
Recommends this college
AMET UNIVERSITY is the best university in Chennai for Marine. The faculty members are mind-blowing. Every teacher or captain is very experienced. The placement record of amet is good. Around 50 to 60% of total students get placed in very big companies like MAERSK LINE BW SHIPPING GOODWOOD SHIP MANAGEMENT FLEET SHIP MANAGEMENT CHEVRON etc. Food is also very good. The hostel facility is not too good but okay okay
Infrastructure 3.5
Campus 3.8
Faculty 3.5
Industry Exposure 4
Placements 3.5
Affordability 3.5
Posted On: 10-Feb-2022
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