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  • About the University:

    Southern Academy of Maritime is one of the top Marine Engineering University in Tamil Nadu, which exceeds expectations of students in Maritime Sector and Research & Development. In addition to Academics, Southern Academy of Maritime brings out Student’s hidden talents in the studies like Oceanography, Maritime History, Maritime Law, Maritime Security, Safety, Search & Rescue and Other related Fields. For these excellence, Southern Academy of Maritime ranks in the top 10 Marine University in South India. Also Southern Academy of Maritime ranks one of the best Marine University in Tamil Nadu. Southern Academy of Maritime being Leading Marine University that gives superior coaching to the students in Maritime Field and Various Fields


SAMS college was established in the year of 2001 with few STCW courses initially. But, developing throughout the years, now SAMS has grown up with various Maritime courses. SAMS college is situated in sprawling 5 acres of land with an built up area of more than 2 lakhs sq. ft. The SAMS Kappal college campus provides facilities 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 ,

All the courses offered in the SAMS college are approved by Directorate General of Shipping, Ministry of Shipping, Government of India, Mumbai. Career in SAMS college promises great opportunities for growth and adventure of the cadets in the ocean.

SAMS have Best E-Learning Research lab and also Centre’s For Sub Marine Studies and Deep Sea Water Creatures.

SAMS kappal college is Affiliated to Indian Maritime University for all the Maritime courses provided. IMO has adjudged SAMS as a very Good marine college in India.

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Setting a Lighthouse of 90% Placement with Breaking Record of 13 companies offers students to get placed in Top International shipping companies.


SAMS Kappal College provides hostel facilities for boys only for Marine Engineering and Maritime studies.


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A full-fledged and fully functioning Ship in Campus is available at SAMS Kappal College campus for training the Marine cadets. The Ship in campus has been approved by Director General of Shipping, Mumbai.

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Wi-fi enabled campus is set for the students to imbibe a different Life Style in spite of a dry marine life.


SAMS Kappal College has a Well Equipped GYM recently inaugurated by the chairman and are utilized in a full-fledged manner to train the students by the Gym Coach and Team.

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