The AMET University was established in the year 1992, previously it was known by the name ‘Academy of Maritime Education (AMET). The AMET Institute is an educational institute which provides and offers Educational Programs and Courses in Maritime Training and Education.
The AMET University is situated in Kanathur, Bay of Bengal on a very beautiful beach, which is just an hour’s drive from Chennai. At the time of is inception, during the year 1992 it was a private Educational Institute but as of today the AMET has been accorded with the “Deemed University” Status. The AMET was Accorded with this “Deemed University” Status in the year 2007.
During the earlier years after its incorporation, it was collaborated and affiliated to other international Maritime Institutes and Colleges namely Glasgow College of Nautical Science, the Hull College and the South Tyneside College. It was also affiliated to the Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, Ranchi and as mentioned previously it was only in the year 2007 that it got individually Deemed University Status by the Ministry of HRD, Government of India.
Departments of the AMET University:
-Department of Bio- Technology
-Department of Electro Technical Officer Course
-Department of Harbour Engineering
-Department of Marine Engineering
-Department of Maritime Electrical Engineering
-Department of Maritime Management
-Department of Naval Architecture
-Department of Nautical Science
-Department of Petroleum Engineering
Facilities Offered at the AMET University Campus:
-A.P Mollar Auditorium
-AAVTD Semi Indoor badminton Court
-Basket ball Court
-Corporation Bank ATM
-George T R Campbell Library
-Indoor Games Hall
-Volley ball court
-Polaris Bridge Simulator from Kongsberg
Facilities Offered by the AMET University:
The AMET University also provides and uses a model ship in its AMET Campus near water, the name of this model ship is “Jewel of AMET”. Besides this it has another ship, which is used for the purposes of training called the “MV AMET.
The AMET University also provides with the Polaris Bridge Simulator for the purpose of training and educating its Candidates.
Accreditation’s of the AMET University:
-The AMET University has also been Accorded with several Accreditation’s and Certifications such as the Certificate of Inspections by the Directorate General of Shipping, India.
-The Lloyd’s list of Awards 2013 for Training
-The Excellence Awards for the Emerging Maritime University of the Year 2013
-The Mariners Award in the year 2013
-The Gateway Excellence Awards in the year 2012
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For more on AMET University click here http://www.ametuniv.ac.in/