Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham personifies multidisciplinary academic excellence through the exceptional quality of its education system that is modern and comprehensive, with special emphasis on core human values.Undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctoral programs are offered in Engineering, Business, Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Nursing, Journalism, Biotechnology, Information Technology, Arts and Sciences, Health Sciences, Teacher Education, Microbiology, Hospital Management, Visual Media Studies, Mass Communication, Social Work, Nanosciences, and Ayurveda. The University provides multifaceted education within a diverse and inclusive academic ecosystem, offering the opportunity to attain a global education at an affordable cost. Amrita’s approach to academics opens doors to participatory problem solving, thus inspiring innovative solutions through a) co-created and enhanced teaching and learning processes; b) dual degree programs for Amrita and international students; c) opportunities for faculty and student exchange and expansion of the faculty's research vision, and d) access and engagement to collaborative learning. Each degree program is designed to nurture and shape students to adapt to the current changing global environment.
Area of Excellence
Multiple Centres of Excellence have been developed in leading-edge areas like Nanoscience & Molecular Medicine, Biotechnology, Wireless Networks & Applications, Human-Computer Interaction, Digital Health, Cyber Security Systems, Biomedical Engineering, Computational Engineering, Ayurveda, Spiritual studies, Women’s Empowerment and Gender Equality.
Research Capability and Focus Area
Amrita: Compassion-driven research, Multiple Centres of Excellence have been developed in leading-edge areas WNA Human-Computer Interaction, Digital Health, Cyber Security Systems, E-learning, Computational Engineering, Ayurveda, Spiritual studies, Tribal Studies,and Women’s Empowerment and Gender Equality, etc.
Notable Research / Publication
Notable research/publication Our faculty has published 12,000+ papers in reputed peer-reviewed journals attracting over 44,000 citations, filed more than 120 patents, published 300+ books. We have secured research grants of over $40m from various Governmental and private and international funding agencies including World Bank, UNESCO, UNDP, Gates Foundation, Erasmus, etc. https://www.amrita.edu/publications https://www.amrita.edu/patents https://www.amrita.edu/research/projects Amrita is ranked 4th best University by the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) Ranking 2020 for Indian Universities, Govt. of India. Amrita is ranked among the top 10 Indian universities in the Times Higher Education (THE) Asia 2020 rankings and is the only Private University in the top 10. Amrita has successfully secured 125th place in the Times Higher Education Asia University Rankings 2020. In QS World University Rankings Amrita is ranked No.1 in India - International Faculty. The University is home to two UNESCO Chairs - in Gender Equality & Women Empowerment and in Experiential Learning for Sustainable Innovation & Development. Amrita first gained international recognition for developing and deploying the world’s first wireless sensor network for rainfall-induced landslides, the world’s first male to female upper arm transplant; and a nano polymer wafer for brain cancer treatment. Faculty and students have won several awards and recognitions from various organizations such as the Bill and Melinda Gate Foundation, the United Nations Democracy Fund, the EU Commission, The World Bank, and CISCO.