Programmes Offered :
India’s First Deemed to be University in Maritime Education

International Admission


UCIR department has been exclusively established to look after the welfare of International students studying at AMET University. The welfare activities includes but not limited to providing familiarization about safety and security procedures to be followed in and around the campus, familiarization about respective Programmes and academic curriculum, familiarization about national and regional culture, familiarization about AMET University code of conduct etc.

UCIR is entrusted with the responsibility of securing residential permit to all the international students by carrying out the mandated immigration procedures. UCIR resolves international student’s academic and non academic grievances thereby facilitating to their progress in academic and extracurricular activities. UCIR serves as a central point of communication for all correspondence with the sponsors of International students and the parents/guardians of individual students.

International student’s medical requirements are swiftly met through the functional network of UCIR. Precisely, UCIR operates as a single window system to cater to the entire needs of international students from the time of their initial entry to AMET University until their final exit.


“To sustain AMET University as the favorite destination of International students for knowledge and academic progression”


“To extend ultimate service and support to international students”


“Respect Diversity”

R. Theertham
Director – University Centre for International Relations
AMET University

Mr R.Theertham is a sailor by profession and a teacher by passion. He held a various post on Foreign company ships in ascending order for more than 25 years ON and OFF in different types of ships namely Cargo, Bulk Carrier, Chemical Tanker, product carriers, and Container ships and voyaged almost throughout the world. He disconnected from sea service voluntarily due to domestic compulsion.

He determine himself that if he born once again, then he would like to dedicate his service only at sea.

He took his service to maritime education and training by joining with AMET in the year 2007, since then he is serving as a full time faculty to teach the nautical science cadets. Besides teaching, he holds an additional responsibility as Director – UCIR to cater to the welfare of international students studying at AMET University.

After I took over charge as Director International students, there are 14 Foreign students have been joined here and studying in various departments and enrolled their names here individually. They are not sponsored students.

The countries are Djibouti, Angola, Nigeria, Nepal, Malaysia Yemen, Somalia and Mal dives. In which they have chosen the department to study in BBA-3, IELTS-3 EEE-2, Petroleum-2 HND-NS-1,. HND-ME 1 Navel Archi-1 and MBA- 1

We used to get more number of students from Nigeria for the past 5 years.

Now they have stopped sending students from there due to change of Government. What they have replied us through phone that they may resume sending the students to AMET University once the new Government is settled.


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