Amrita University was the youngest university to be awarded with an 'A' grade by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC), an autonomous body established in 1994 by the University Grants Commission (UGC) of India to assess and accredit institutions of higher education in the country.
Amrita University personifies multi-disciplinary 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 programmes 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. All the schools are approved by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE). The course curriculum is credit-based, and the syllabus is industry and research oriented.