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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 courses 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”

Capt K.Karthik
Director – University Centre for International Relations
AMET University

Capt.K.Karthik is a sailor by profession and a teacher by passion. He holds a post graduation in Shipping and Logistics Management. He did his graduation from Loyola College, Chennai. Thereafter, he joined The Shipping Corporation of India limited as a trainee nautical officer cadet in the year 1993. Within a span of 14 years at sea, he quickly rose through higher levels of competency and gained broad work experience by serving in different types of ships such as bulk carriers, crude carriers, product carriers, chemical carriers and general cargo ships.

He took command as Captain of a foreign going bulk career owned by M/s Tolani Shipping company ltd and sailed through the far eastern and Australasian ports. He took 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.

He has expressed his contribution to Maritime Education and Training by publishing his compilations under the titles “Applied Shipboard Operations”, “Ship Management Practices” and “Fundamentals of Harbor Operations. As a part of his doctoral program, he is currently working as “Cross cultural understanding onboard ships”


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