Academy of Maritime Education and Training
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|Chancellor||Mr G Ramachandran|
135, East Coast Road, Kanathur, Chennai,
|Affiliations||All India Council for Technical Education(AICTE),|
International Association of Maritime Universities (IAMU)
University Grants Commission (UGC), Directorate General of Shipping
Academy of Maritime Education and Training (AMET) is an educational institute located in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. The institute is dedicated for maritime education and training. It is an autonomous engineering and technology oriented institute of higher education in India and is the first University in India dedicated for maritime Studies. It is a Deemed university under section 3 of the University Grants Commission Act, 1956.
It was founded in 1992, dedicated to maritime studies. In the early years, AMET collaborated with international maritime colleges like South Tyneside College, Hull College, Glasgow College of Nautical Sciences etc. During the early stages, AMET was an off-campus institution of Birla Institute of Technology Mesra. In 2007 AMET was given university status by the Ministry of HRD. The Department of Naval Architecture was founded in 2007.
Academic divisions, departments, and centres
|Division||Departments, Centres, and Units|
|School of Nautical Science||
|School of Marine Science||
|School of Offshore Engineering||
|School of Energy Engineering||
|AMET Business School||
|School of Life Science||
AMET has collaborations with universities and academies in India and abroad. AMET conducts HND programs in collaboration with South Tyneside College (UK) and Glasgow College of Nautical Sciences (UK). The Department Naval architecture has collaboration with the universities of Glasgow and Strathclyde, UK. AMET conducts degrees in collaboration with the University of Plymouth, UK. The university has a tie-up with IIT Madras, DNV Academy India,.AMET has signed a Memorandum of understanding with World Maritime University on 22 February 2013.
- AMET was awarded "Emerging maritime university of the year" on 2013 by Ministry of Human Resource Development,Govt.of India.
- AMET was awarded "Best Maritime Institute" in 2013 by Lloyd's List Middle East and Indian Subcontinent.
- SME Rating Agency of India Rated AMET's seagoing courses with a Grade-1 in 2012
Admissions for AMET are based on All India level online exams. The preliminary round of entrance examinations are done online, and the next round is held after shortlisting the candidates at the university campus .
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AMET uses a model ship in campus near water, the Jewel of AMET. A Polaris bridge simulator is on campus for training students of Nautical science.
They provide free WiFi to university students.
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