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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.

Rankings

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.

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Campuses
20,000+
Students
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Programs
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International Partners

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Transforming knowledge for just and sustainable futures

Amrita’s two UNESCO Chairs take part in the initiative’s 30th anniversary celebrations in Paris Today, it involves more than 850 institutions in 117 countries to...

15 Amrita researchers listed in Stanford’s world top 2% scientists

Making a remarkable achievement, researchers with Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham have been ranked in the world’s top 2% list of scientists by Stanford University. Categories...

Amrita School of Spiritual & Cultural Studies releases a new collection of essays on Mahabharata

Amma yesterday launched the anthology Strategic Lessons from Mahābhārata as Chancellor of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham. The book is edited by the university's Brahmachari Achyutāmṛta...

Major Research Centres at Amrita

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Experiential Learning

Transforming knowledge for just and sustainable futures

Amrita’s two UNESCO Chairs take part in the initiative’s 30th anniversary celebrations in Paris Today, it involves more than 850 institutions in 117 countries to...

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham presents at UNESCO World Higher Education Conference

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham was invited to the UNESCO World Higher Education Conference (WHEC), which took place May 18-20 in Barcelona, Spain. UNESCO recognized Amrita...

Construction blocks from plastic waste: Team Amrita wins Swacch Technology Challenge

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham has created an eco-friendly innovation that uses plastic waste to manufacture bricks and reduces the need for cement in large-scale construction....

Amrita enters top 50 in prestigious global university ranking system

The Times Higher Education (THE) Impact Rankings has rated Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham the top university in India to address the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)...

Rescuing food, reaching others, and preventing waste

Food rescue is still a relatively new concept in the environmental movement. It is the practice of collecting extra food from places like grocery...

Reach Us

  • Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham
    Amrita Nagar, Coimbatore
    Tamil Nadu, India, 641112
  • +91 422 2685000
  • univhq@amrita.edu

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