AMET University, situated at kanathur, on the outskirts of the City of Chennai, is a state of the art establishment totally dedicated to the dissemination of knowledge to the Shipping Industry. It is the only University of its kind in India that caters to the needs of Shipping Industry not just in India, but the world over.
Formerly known as ACADEMY OF MARITIME EDUCATION AND TRAINING, AMET was launched on 15th February 1993.
On 21th August 2007 AMET was conferred Deemed University status by UGC/MHRD on the strength of its Maritime courses & Training and has thus become India’s first and the only University in Maritime Education.
Ensuring Maritime Training with International Standard AMET University had 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 by the students.