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Southern Academy of Maritime Studies

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Tamil Nadu
Accredited By
Directorate General of Shipping (DGS), AICTE
Established Date
Total Students
Rs. 223000 ( Annually)
Fees Range

How to reach

Southern Academy of Maritime Studies is situated at No.82, Panapakkam, Chennai Tirupathi Road, Uthukottai Taluk, Near Periyapalayam, Thiruvallur District 601 102. in Chennai.

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Courses Offered

B.SC. Nautical Science
  • 3 Years
  • Bachelor of Science-B.Sc.
  • Sciences
B.E Marine Engineering
  • 4 Years
  • Bachelor of Engineering-B.E.
  • Engineering

Southern Academy of Maritime Studies - SAMS

Southern Academy of Maritime Studies (SAMS) is located in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. Major areas of education are Engineering and computer science.  SAMS was established in 1988 with the vision “to make the learning process meaningful and affordable to the bright and needy students”. The courses offered by SAMS are approved by Directorate General of Shipping (DGS) and the institute is affiliated with multiple universities like Alagappa University, Anna University, Indian Maritime University etc. The institute has a mission “to enable students to achieve new inventions and take part in high quality research in engineering, maritime and aeronautical studies”.

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Why join Southern Academy of Maritime Studies


SAMS have been ranked and awarded by EMSA as a very good marine college in southern india.


The classrooms are well structured with wooden flooring.



4 Type Courses Available

  • 2 UG Courses
  • 2 Diploma Courses


SAMS Was selected as the best "BEST MARINE COLLEGE" by a leading Magazine "EDUCATION TODAY" and the Award was presented by the Vice Chancellor of Anna University, Dr.Mannar Jawahar

Southern Academy of Maritime Studies Placements

The placement process conducted by SAMS for any job involves a number of different stages, as follows: Initial job evaluation and production of a relevant job/person profile or description by which candidates can be assessed for suitability. Sourcing or attraction of potential candidates by various means in campus Screening of initial applicants using a variety of methods (eg, review of CVs, comparison of academic or professional qualifications held, pre-interview by telephone etc) to shortlist the most likely potential candidates. Selection of the best candidate from those shortlisted by utilising one or more selection techniques (eg, formal interview, psychometric testing, written exercises, group exercises etc). Effective induction of the successful candidate into the new role to ensure successful integration within the organisation and quicker operational deployment. To increase the chances of successfully negotiating the recruitment process, candidates must ensure that they apply their best efforts at each stage of the process, such as fully completing application forms, producing effective CVs and preparing thoroughly for interview.


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Southern Academy of Maritime Studies

Administrative Corporate office and Admissions office of Southern Academy of Maritime Studies is situated very near to Chennai port at Royapuram, which is hardly 3 Kms from Chennai Central Station.

SAMS College is located at Panapakkam, in Chennai Tirupathi Road, around 40 kms away from the city, an hour and half drive. The college is well connected with a double road, off Chennai – Kolkatta Highways.

The College is situated in sprawling 5 acres of land with an built up area of around 2 lakhs sq.ft.

The SAMS campus provides a number of key facilities for our students and delegates, including a Student Support Office, the Faculty Office, a modern interactive lecture rooms, a dedicated nautical library with IT suites, a fully equipped health studio and recreation area , Wi-Fi access in various areas, and a range of catering and accommodation options.


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