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International Admission


Academy of Maritime Education and Training (AMET)

Guidelines for Admissions of International Students (Foreign/Non Resident Indians) (NRI)


Rules framed by University Grants Commission (UGC) and notified in it’s web site    will be followed for deciding the eligibility and admissions of International students to various Programmes offered in Academy of Maritime Education and Training (AMET).

  • International Students Division

The University has setup an International Students Division to deal with admission and guidance of International students. This division will not only control the admission of the International students but will also provide necessary guidance for securing admission.

  • International students

As per guidelines International students will include the following:

i) Foreign students: Students holding passports issued by foreign countries and people of Indian Origin who have acquired the nationality of foreign countries are included as international students.

ii) Non Resident Indians(NRI): Only those Non Resident Indian Students who have studied and passed the qualifying examinations from schools or colleges in foreign countries will be included as international students. This will include the  students studying in the schools or colleges  situated in foreign countries even if affiliated to Boards of Secondary Education  or universities located in India, but will not  include students studying in those schools or  colleges (situated in India) and affiliated to  the Boards of Secondary Education or Universities of the foreign countries. 
Students  passing the qualifying examinations from Boards or Universities located in foreign countries as external students and dependants of NRI studying in  India will not be included as International  students

4. Documents required for admission of International Students

VISA:  All  international students will require a  ‘Student VISA’ endorsed on the passport  for joining full time Programmes. No other endorsement is acceptable. Students wishing  to join a research program will require a  ‘Research VISA’ endorsed to this institution. The visa should be valid for the  prescribed duration of the Programme.  A visa is not required for NRI students. Students who are doing full time Programmes, in  some other institution do not require a separate visa for joining ‘Part Time Programmes’  provided that their current visa is valid for  the entire duration of the Programme.

5. Eligibility Qualifications:

The qualifications required for eligibility for admission to different Programmes can be checked in detail from the prospectus. Only those Students who have qualified from foreign universities or Boards of Higher Education recognized as equivalent by the ‘Association of Indian Universities’ (AIU) are eligible for admission. When required, a reference will be made to AIU to check the equivalence. In case the University /Board is not included in the list, the candidate has to obtain and submit a certificate to this effect from AIU by paying the requisite fee.


The following foreign examination have been recognized by AIU , as amended from time to time as equivalent to +2 stage qualification of an Indian Board giving access to the Bachelor Degree

programmes at Indian Universities, including Professional Programmes.
a. 12 years Baccalaureate Certificate of Afghanistan, France, Iraq and Tunisia.

b. 12 years General Secondary Education Certificate of the Ministry of Education – Bahrain, Egypt, Iran, Jordan, Kuwait, Oman, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates and  other Gulf countries.

c. GCE/IGCSE examinations of the approved British Examining Bodies in UK, Singapore,Hong Kong and Mauritius  with passes in 5 subjects at ‘Ordinary Level’ and 2 subjects at ‘Advanced Level’. For admission  to professional Programmes- medical / engineering  Advanced Level Passes in Physical, Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics and English are  essential besides 5 (five) passes at GCE ‘Ordinary Level’.

d. High School Diploma from accredited School of USA.

e. Intermediate/Senior Secondary / Higher Secondary of the approved Boards in Pakistan, Bangladesh and Nepal.

f. 12 years Secondary stage qualification of National Examination  Board / Council in of the Ministry of Education – Kenya, Nigeria, Ethiopia, Sudan, Uganda and Tanzania. 

g. 12 years secondary stage Examination conducted by various provinces in Australia and Canada.

h. GCE ‘Ordinary and Advanced’ level examination of the Department of Examination, Govt. of Sri Lanka

i. 12- year STPM examination of Malaysia.

j. 12- year Secondary Stage qualification of Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Socialist Republic of Vietnam and Yemen Arab Republic.

k. ‘Abitur’ of Germany.

l. 12- year High School Diploma awarded  by the accredited American School / International Schools in other countries following American pattern of education.

Note: In order to avoid any difficulty at a later stage, every student who has studied in a system other than CBSE/ICSE or any Stage Board in India is advised to obtain an equivalence certificate from Association of Indian Universities, New Delhi. This is to be produced before the admission. 

6.  Admission of International students:

Admission of all the  International students will be done through  the ‘International Students Division(ISD)’ of  Academy of Maritime Education and Training (AMET). Students  will generally be admitted in the beginning of the Programme. However, students can also be admitted as transfer cases in the  middle of the Programme from other institutes with which there is an  understanding for accepting the  students as transfer cases. All admissions are strictly on merit and selection made by entrance examination

7. Admission Procedure

Please visit our website and go to International Students Link. Please download the Application Form, fill up and mail/courier/fax to us. The address and telephone numbers are give below. You need not send any remittance with the application at this moment. You will have to pay a fee of USD 25/- for the Application Form once you reach our campus on confirmation of Admission.


Attach the following documents along with Application form
Certified (English translated) copy of the marks/ grade sheet of the  qualifyingexamination (if available) or the predicted marks/grades of the qualifyingexamination
Certified copy of the grade equivalence to marks by the respective boards/schools
Copy of the passport (Personal details page)
Latest Passport size colour photograph in addition to one affixed on the application

The following documents in original are to be submitted at the time of registration:

  • Degree or Pass certificate of the qualifying examination
  • Grade/ mark sheet of the qualifying examination
  • Translated versions of all documents, if they are not in English
  • Passport with a valid student visa
  • Equivalence and eligibility certificate from Association of Indian Universities wherever applicable
  • Migration Certificate (If applicable)
  • Recent Passport-size photographs - 15 Nos.


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