In the year 1993, Smt. Pattammal Educational and Charitable Trust established a marine engineering institute in Kanathur district of Tamil Nadu, namely, Academy of Maritime Education & Training (AMET University). It is considered to be one of the pioneer institutes to get the ISO 9001:2000 certification.
The institute deals a wide range of courses that offers an exciting career for adventurous students and it involves the construction and maintenance of ships and other sailing vessels, ports, cargo facilities at harbor. The programmes that are offered by the college:
B.E (Applied Marine Information Technology and Communication)
B.E (Electronics and Communication Engineering) – Marine
B.E (Petroleum and off-shore Engineering)
B.E. (Electrical & Electronics Engineering) – Marine
B.E. (Harbour Engineering & Offshore Technology)
B.E. (Marine Engineering)
B.Sc. (Nautical Science)
Besides, all these training programmes, the institute also offers Master courses with the specialization in Marine engineering in different branches such as Marine Human Resource Management, Marine Bio technology, Fleet operations Management, Marine Engineering Management and MBA in Cruise ship hospitality management and shipping finance.
The admission to this college is based on the entrance examination which is conducted by the college.
Being one of the leading marine engineering colleges, the campus has various buildings that host a wide variety of departments. The institute has numbers of modern air conditioned class rooms that are fully furnished. All the science labs are equipped with latest equipments and machineries that are required for the practical sessions .The campus has well maintained books and computer library, conference halls and contemporary class rooms. It also allows hostel facilities for both boys as well as girls.
After the successful completion of course in AMET, the students have a wider opportunities in leading shipping companies and docks. There are also job opportunities in Merchant Navy and Navy and manufacturing industries.
5107, H2, II Avenue,
Chennai - 600 040
Tel : 044 - 26161438 / 26161180
Fax : 044 - 26162827