Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham
Amrita was granted Deemed to be University status by UGC in 2003 at which time we had only 1,260 students and 200 faculty. Today we are educating a vibrant student population of over 20,200, 1700 faculty, offering more than 250 UG, PG, and Ph.D. programs in Engineering, Management, Medical Sciences (including Dentistry, Pharmacy, Nursing, Medicine), Arts & Humanities, and Social Sciences. With campuses at Coimbatore, Amritapuri, Kochi, Bangalore, Mysore and Chennai. Amrita is emerging as one of the fastest growing institutions of higher learning in the country. In the short span of 15 years, we have established 27 collaborations with top 100 world ranked universities.
Today we are ranked in the Top 500 in THE World University Rankings for area of Clinical and Health, 2018 and Top 500 in THE World University Rankings for International Outlook and Industry Income. In QS Asia University Rankings 2018, Amrita is ranked as No.1 Private University in India. Moreover, Amrita has international faculty ratio score of 25.6, while the regional average is only 8.9. This makes Amrita No. 1 in India on this key parameter, even ahead of IITs and Central universities. On the parameter of faculty with Ph.D., we scored an impressive 71 compared to the regional average of 64. Additionally, with our focus on high-quality research, Amrita scored 4.9 for citations per paper, while the regional average is 4.7.
Amrita is ranked 8th among all universities in the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) 2018 ranking by Ministry of HRD, Government of India. We have been re-accredited by NAAC with ‘A’ grade with a CGPA of 3.4.