Guide to AMET University, Chennai

Cent percent authentic, student sourced guide, to AMET University, Chennai.

Located in Kanathur, Tamil Nadu. AMET University takes pride in being India’s first Private University for Maritime Studies!


Let’s get through the basics:

The Institute is approved by the Directorate General of Shipping (DG Shipping)

The courses available here, are namely:

B.E (Marine Engineering)

B.Sc (Nautical Science)

The yearly intake being:

360 (B.E) & 250 (B.Sc)


The total fees for the B.E course is – ₹16 Lakhs. While, for that of B.Sc is – ₹12 Lakhs (approx)

To get admitted to AMET University, one needs to qualify the AMET All India Common Entrance Test. Also, their marks in Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics (PCM) in class XII should be more than 60%, with 50%+ marks in English.

The 2019 pass-out batch, has around 40% of the cadets placed in B.E & B.Sc respectively. While the others remained unplaced, or went for off-campus placement.

Due to this poor Fee to Placement ratio, the students rated AMET with 6/10, on our survey.


Our Verdict: AMET University provides you with decent opportunities during your cadetship period. The campus life and the infrastructure is moderately good.

But, we believe, their fees are quite high, with placements being moderately low / average.

Our Rating: 5/10

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