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VELS Chennai

VELS Academy of Maritime Education and Training

Tamil Nadu
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VELS Academy of Maritime Education and Training is situated at Off Rajiv Gandhi Salai OMR (IT Highway), Thalambur, near Navalur, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 603103 in Chennai. The Institute campus is about 10 km. away from Greenways Station, 12 km. away from Chennai Koyambedu Omni Bus Terminus, 4 km. away from Chennai International Airport. You can also take the Metro 18 km. away.

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Courses Offered

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

VELS Academy of Maritime Education and Training - VELS Chennai - VELS

VELS Academy of Maritime Education and Training proffers courses such as B.Sc. in Nautical Science, B.E. in Marine Engineering. Capt.N.Kumar is the Director of School of Maritime Studies (Nautical Science) of Vels University. He completed his pre sea training with SCI’s Maritime Training Institute in 1993. During his fifteen years tenure in the Merchant Navy, he sailed with Shipping Corporation of India Limited, Univan Ship Management Limited and Fleet Management Limited. He has Command experience on board Product / Crude Oil carriers and Chemical Tankers. He has to his credit an MBA and is a member of Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers, UK. He obtained first position in the ICS, UK professional qualifying examination 2009. He has been associated with Maritime academics for the last three years. A member of the Nautical Institute and a life member of the Company of Master Mariners of India, he now endeavors to transfer his knowledge and expertise to the cadets under his charge.  School of Maritime Studies is situated at Thalambur, Chennai, near Navalur on the IT Highway of Tamilnadu, off the old Mahabalipuram Road. In the vast campus along with spacious building for class rooms, workshops and library, separate laboratories have been provided for Physics, Electrical Machinery, Control Systems, Power Electronics, Electronic devices, Electronic Communication, Digital devices and Seamanship. The two Computer Centres of School of Maritime Studies and a well-stocked library compare with the best anywhere.  

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Why join Vels Maritime


The college has well state-of-the-art infrastructure facilities.

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4 Type Courses Available

  • 2 UG Courses
  • 1 Diploma Courses
  • 1 Certificate Courses



VELS Academy of Maritime Education and Training Placements

VELS Academy of Maritime Education and Training  (VELS) provides placement assistance to all its students.  The dedicated placement cell regularly conducts grooming sessions of the students in areas like soft skills, interview facing skills, behavioral skills hereby making them industry-fit. In the recent years the college has witnessed some well known recruitment companies walking-in and being invited for campus placements. 


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VELS Academy of Maritime Education and Training

At VELS Academy of Maritime Education and Training the students are endowed with modern infra and convenient amenities that make their life 'go easy' in college hours, alongside make learning more interesting. Some of the facilities include well ventilated classrooms, recreational areas, hostel facility for boys and girls, indoor and outdoor games, stocked library, seamless internet connectivity, medical facilities etc.

Nearby popular spots within 5 KM from the campus

Kumaran Theatre (Movie Theater)
dhakshinkitchen catering service (Food)
Cafe Coffee Day (Cafe)
Adyar Ananda Bhavan Sweets India Pvt ltd (Food)
Domino's (Restaurant)
Godwin Vargheese (Food)
Ranga Theatre (Movie Theater)
KF Hospital (Hospital)
Pallavaram Children Medical Centre (Hospital)
Saraswathy Multi Speciality Hospital (Hospital)
Chittambalam P C (Dr) (Doctor)
Sri Velmurugan Dental Clinic (Doctor)
Neolife Children’s Hospital (Hospital)
Karthik Hospital (Hospital)
Sri International (Clothing Store)
Sibi Hospital (Hospital)
Spencer's (Grocery Or Supermarket)
Venkateshwara Boli Stall (Bakery)
Syndicate Bank ATM (Atm)

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