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Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham Amritanagar, Ettimadai Coimbatore,
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Based in India, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham was founded in 1994, and today has 15 schools across eight campuses (Coimbatore, Amritapuri, Cochin, Bangalore, Mysore and Amaravati) and offers 200+ degree programs, in a variety of disciplines.

Amrita has approximately 18,000 students and 1,750 faculty members, 600 of which are PhD/DM holders. The university also has a staff to student ratio of 1:10.

Amrita has established international collaborative initiatives with over 75 institutions in the US, Europe, Australia and Japan.

As Amrita's first campus, Coimbatore is home to Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham HQ. The institution's Coimbatore campus is home to Schools of Agriculture Sciences, Business, Mass Communication, Engineering and Social Work.

The main language of teaching is English, but special language classes such as French and German are also provided to interested students.

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Amrita has 15 schools across eight campuses (Coimbatore, Amritapuri, Cochin, Bangalore, Mysore, Chennai, (Amaravati* and Faridabad Campus*- Under construction)

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham has 18,000 students. The student body also includes NRI and foreign students. 

Amrita also has a huge library with around 12,681 books, 980 CD-ROMs and multi-media materials.

Support systems available for students include:

  • A dedicated Corporate and Industry Relations (CIR) department to prepare students for placements
  • Cisco thingQbator services for students to learn about digital technologies in a hands-on environment, convert them to working prototypes, and solve problems
  • AmritaTBI non-profit start-up incubator
  • Multiple student clubs, and yoga and meditation training by experts

There are a number of clubs and group activities for students to get involved with at Amrita, including: 

  • Astronomy Club
  • Robotics Club
  • Green Initiative
  • Saahiti (to promote literary and artistic talents of students)
  • ACM Chapters (to serve as a gateway of forums, panel discussions, and symposia that further a student's professional development)

Students can also enjoy the cultural festivals at Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham. The cultural festivals of India give a glimpse into the tradition of our country and portray its rich cultural heritage.

Some festivals celebrated are the Amritotsavam, Amritakalotsavam, Kalanjali and Kalamritam.

Amrita encourages students to take part in all indoor and outdoor games, and every campus has an annual sports meet.
Basketball, football and athletics are just some sports available at Amrita. All the hostels have their own gymnasiums and an outdoor volleyball court as well as indoor games like table tennis, chess and caroms.

Amrita has live-on campus and off-campus facilities.

At AMRITA, a Gurukula system is operational wherein each student is designated a mentor/acharya to whom students can turn for help.

There is also:

  • 24/7 Internet access
  • Accommodation is as per the respective council’s requirements and each student is provided with a cot, a table, a chair, and a cupboard
  • Campus shops include a mini-super mart; hairdressers; photo studio shops
  • Fully-fledged post office counter with Speed-Post facilities
  • A bank with 24-hour ATM facilities
  • 24-hour taxi service
  • 24-hour pharmacy
  • Ice-cream parlor; three cafeterias; bookstall, and opticians

For admission, you will need: 

  • Student VISA
  • No objection certificate
  • Application form
  • Certificates of educational qualifications​
  • Equivalence certificate

Photocopies of:

  • NRI bank account passbook (front page photocopy). In case of foreign nationals, copy of the NRO account passbook
  • Passport copy of the parent having NRI status
  • Passport copy of student (except for NRI-S candidates)
  • NRI status certificate in respect of father/mother
  • Employers certificate of parent sponsoring the student
  • Medical fitness certificateAmrita entrance exam hall ticket

Amrita says eligible students receive more than one job offer on average, with some getting up to three. 

  • Over 200 companies visit the campus every year
  • Dream option available for placed students to go for higher packages / better job profiles
  • Average salary is Rs. 5.7 Lakhs per annum
  • Highest CTC is Rs. 52.00 Lakhs per annum
  • Highest stipend for Internship offered is Rs. 80,000/- per month
  • 90% students of the batch get placed

For the year 2018-19, a total of 306 eligible students were placed at Amrita School of Business (ASB) at salaries that have shown significant growth over the previous years. For the year 2019-20, as of July 2020, a total of 271 eligible students have been placed and the process is still going on.

  • Consistent, 100% placements for MBA.
  • Dream option available for the placed students to go for higher packages / better job profiles.
  • Highest packages consistently in double figures in lakhs p.a. for the last several years

Placement statistics

  • Percentage of students placed: 100%
  • No. of companies visited: 113
  • Average salary (Lakhs/year): 5.73
  • Maximum salary for (Lakhs/year): 28.4
  • Highest salary paid by RKN Project
Learn more about b-tech placement here.

Career services available at the university:

  • IBM Business Analytics Lab
  • Amrita-Robert Bosch Automotive Electronics Laboratory 
  • AMMACHI Labs- Amrita Multi Modal Applications Using Computer & Human Interaction
  • Live-in-Labs
  • Humanitarian Technology (HuT) Labs
  • VALUE Virtual Simulation Labs
  • Cisco's thingQbator Lab

Graduates can also utilize Amrita’s alumni network Alma Connect.

Programs available

Undergraduate Faculties/Departments and Programs

Amrita School of Engineering

Amrita School of Medicine

Postgraduate Faculties/Departments and Programs

Amrita School of Engineering

Amrita School of Medicine

University Highlights

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham is one of the top Private universities in Coimbatore, India. It is ranked #801-1000 in QS Global World University Rankings 2021.

Total students - 19,224


International students - 273


Total faculty staff - 1,696


Total students - 19,224


International students - 273


Total faculty staff - 1,696

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