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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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Programs
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International Partners

Latest News

Amrita signs an MoU with Kings College London

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham (Amrita) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with King’s College London (KCL) for potential multidisciplinary collaborative opportunities in academics and...

Amrita Joins EU for Lead The Green Change Campaign

On June 7, 2019, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham joined European Union missions to India and more than 14 others and signed the "Green Pledge", extending...

Amrita to Collaborate with Rural Development Ministry, Govt. Of India

15th of May 2019Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham and National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj (NIRDPR) agreed to work together on sharing knowledge, transfer...

In a boost to LEWS research, Amrita signs MoUs with top UK institutions

In a major boost to its ongoing research in Landslide Early Warning Systems (LEWS), multi-hazards, geo-hazards and community resilience, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham (Amrita) has signed Memorandums of Understanding...

Amrita Ranked 8th best University in India for the 2nd year in succession and 5th best Medical College in India: NIRF India Ranking 2019

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham emerged as the 8th best university in the country for the second consecutive year in the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) Ranking...

Amrita students bag top honours in National Solar Vehicle Challenge

Amritapuri, Kerala March 11, 2019Students of Electrical Engineering at the School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri campus won the Overall honours at the National...

Amrita’s learning app wins $125,000 prize in US-based XPRIZE Adult Literacy Competition

Amrita Learning App was awarded $125,000 after a 12-month study of low-literate adults in the US showed significant gains in reading skills for all...

Amrita University pays tribute to the CRPF Martyrs of Pulwama Terror Attack

Students & Faculty of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham offered their tribute to 44 CRPF men, who were martyred i na terror attack at Pulwama, at...

Amrita launches PMKVY Centres throughout India

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham has been selected as an implementing agency for the Govt. of India’s Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY) Special Project...

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Experiential Learning

Amrita & Tel Aviv University collaborate to create low-cost water purifiers for Jivamritam project

The inauguration of potable water systems under Amrita’s ongoing ‘Jivamritam: Clean Drinking Water Project’ took place at the Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences and...

Meet Husky – the Scottish designed robot helping Indian villagers collect water

The remote-controlled device can carry three 20-litre bottles at once and is helping make locals' lives easier.A water-carrying robot developed with the help of Scots computer...

Japanese students bring drinking water in Alappuzha

Seventy-one college students from 20 universities in Japan are among those who have made Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham’s Jivamritam Project, an initiative to bring clean...

Jivamritam: Amrita’s ₹100 Crore Clean Drinking Water Initiative for Rural India

The Jivamritam water filtration system was designed by faculty and students of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham and launched by the President of India, Sri Ram...
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How Tribals Are Making Eco-Friendly & Cheap Furniture Using Weed That Otherwise Destroys Forests

It was the year 2000 when Maya Mahajan, a PhD scholar from Coimbatore, was researching on the impact of invasive alien weeds on native...

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  • Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham
    Amrita Nagar, Coimbatore
    Tamil Nadu, India, 641112
  • +91 422 2685000

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