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Amrita University was started by the world-renowned humanitarian leader, Sri Mata Amritanandamayi Devi, Amma. As Chancellor of the University, Amma continues to guide the university's mission and growth....»»

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asb-kochi-about-usAmrita School of Business understands today's need of companies' organizational and leadership requirements , and changes are made accordingly in the curriculum to help MBA graduates face the challenging business environment. Hence we focused on creating graduates with an array of relevant skills at four different locations. Kochi, the business capital of Kerala, provides the ideal location for a Business School. The Kochi campus, has the unique distinction of providing the vital input of Management Education to an otherwise predominantly Healthcare Campus with the Schools of Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Nursing and Nano Sciences... Read more»

Our Mission

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To be a research-led school offering relevant and cutting edge postgraduate programs in management. To develop leaders who promote innovation and change in organizations... »»

Global Reach

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Memorandum of Understanding signed with many reputed universities around the globe like the Deakin University, one of Australia’s fastest growing research universities, University...»»

Testimonials

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Amrita School of Business, one among the fastest growing B-schools in India, has been well received and praised by many eminent personalities in the business fraternity for its excellence and competence... »»

ASTHRA - THE B-FEST

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ASTHRA, the Annual Management Festival of ASB, Kochi is a two day fun filled event that explores the hidden talents of budding managers. It brings in a fresh dose of vivacity and exuberance... »»

September 19, 2014
The Times of India Chennai edition of today (Friday, September 19, 2014) has erroneously titled an article as Amrita university fake job scam, whereas the article is concerned about an Institute of Hotel Management in Chennai that uses Amritha in its title, but is absolutely UNRELATED to Amrita University headquartered in Coimbatore. Amrita University is of international academic and research repute and has no programs in hotel management whatsoever, and never indulges in any such fake job practices even in slightest manner. Times of India has accepted its grave error in branding the Hotel Managment Institute as Amritha University, and Times of India has agreed to retract the report and publish a correction in tomorrow's edition.  September 19, 2014 Amrita University
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August 30, 2014
The 11th convocation of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham was held on August 30, 2014 at the University Headquarters at Coimbatore. 4833 graduating students from all five campuses of Amrita University,, viz. Amritapuri, Bengaluru, Coimbatore, Kochi and Mysore were conferred degrees.  Brahmachari Abhayamrita Chaitanya, the Pro-Chancellor of the University, greeted the gathering, saying in his welcome address, “This is the occasion for the young minds to take off in their lives, to bear the flag of Amrita contributing to the society’s uplift and development as per Amma’s vision.” Dr. Venkat Rangan, Vice Chancellor, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, delivered the address, Amrita University on its path to realize Amma’s Vision. “Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham is different from most other Universities in a few aspects. One is the strong aspect of Humanitarian Relief, the aspect of Seva and the spirit of Service that is inculcated to all the members of the University."
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August 15, 2014
The country's 68th Independence Day was celebrated with great fervor at Amrita University’s Amritapuri Campus. The 15th of August is a day like no other in the memory of Indians. It is the day we honor the memory of our ancestors and the sacrifices they made for our motherland, and above all, it reminds us of the true value of our freedom. Furthermore, on the day of independence, Amrita Sanjeevani, the Students Seva Association of Amrita University’s Amritapuri campus, under the guidance of Amma, took an initiative to free our environment from the accumulating waste that burdens our Mother Earth. Taking a small step, Amrita Sanjeevani introduced the Independence Day cleanup drive to remove the waste from nearby surroundings so that it may be recycled, or at the very least, better disposed of.  The cleanup drive took place in the immediate vicinity of the campus and was inaugurated by Sheela Sarasan, President, Clappana Grama Panchayat, Oachira Block, Kollam, Kerala after the national flag hoisting ceremony.
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August 11, 2014
Dr. Vivek Menon, Associate Professor of Information Systems at Amrita School of Business, Kochi has been accepted into the Academic Advocate Program of ISACA and has been designated as an ISACA Academic Advocate for Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham. ISACA is an independent, nonprofit, global association, which engages in the development, adoption and use of globally accepted, industry-leading knowledge and practices for information systems and has more than 115,000 members worldwide. The ISACA Academic Advocate serves as a link between research, teaching, and practice in the areas of IS Audit/Assurance, Security / Cybersecurity, IT Governance and Risk professions. Dr. Vivek Menon, a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), has been teaching Information Systems courses at the Amrita School of Business across campuses at Amritapuri, Kochi and Coimbatore since 2001 and has been involved in offering an elective course on IT Governance, Risk & Compliance since 2013. He is also a member of the ISACA Cochin Chapter.
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August 6, 2014
Amrita alumnus Pradeep Menon, Co-founder, Quadrant Risk Management, United Arab Emirates, shared his experience with members of Amrita Center for Entrepreneurship (ACE) on August 5, 2014. Pradeep Menon graduated from the Amrita’s Coimbatore campus in 2000 with an MBA degree. The invited talk was aptly titled as, Taking up the Entrepreneurial Journey, wherein Menon began by recounting his three entrepreneurial stints– computer redistribution business prior to his MBA from Amrita; a second enterprise in the area of information security- Quadrant which was later acquired by Sify in 2004 and the third venture Quantum Risk Management in Dubai. Currently, Menon serves as the Vice President– Business Transformation at Isyx Technologies, after Quadrant was acquired by Isyx.  Highlighting the importance of perseverance, self-belief, self-confidence and cash-flow management, Menon spoke about how India ranks at the top in the Total Entrepreneurial Activity (TEA) Index as computed by the World Bank, London Business School, GEM, etc.  
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Nov
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Bengaluru campus is conducting a two day national level fest, Ekatva’14 from November 7-8, 2014. The fest will comprise of...
Aug
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The 11th convocation of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham was held on August 30, 2014 at the University Headquarters at Coimbatore...
May
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Amrita School of Business, Coimbatore campus will organize a research seminar on Impact of Chinese Growth and Trade on Labor...
Mar
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The convocation for the MBA-MS and EMBA-MS batch of 2011-2013 was held on 23rd March, 2014 at Amrita University, Bangalore...
Feb
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Vidyut is the annual techno-management fest of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham,one of the fast growing institutions of higher...

Placements

The Directorate of Corporate & Industry Relations (CIR) strives to achieve excellent placement of students each year. A proven track record of consistent high quality placements year-on-year is one of the reasons for many bright students opting for admissions in Amrita.

Placements are handled by a group of experts with Head-Placement for MBAs at the top, along with support from Placement Managers positioned at various campuses of Amrita School of Business at Coimbatore and Departments of Management Studies at Amritapuri, Bangalore and Kochi.

Some of the key aspects that are taken into account by the placement team are given as follows:

  • Ensuring summer placements and final placements of students from all branches of Management in reputed organisations.
  • Improving the quality of placements in terms of job opportunities, companies of relevance that visit the campus and the highest and average salaries.
  • Ensuring maximum visibility of the institution to the corporate world through frequent visits, interactions with the top management and facilitation of Faculty Development Programmes, Student Visits, Training and Project Guidance under Corporate Action Plan.
     

Kochi Highlights

Asthra 2014 - THE B-FEST »»
2014-01-24

Onam & Janmastami Celebrations »»
2013-08-28

Inauguration of MBA batch 2013-15 »»
2013-07-19

Case Study Workshop »»
2013-06-07 & 2013-01-03

Soft Skill Workshop »»
2013-04-08 & 2013-01-03

More about ASTRA 2013 »»
2012-01-07 & 2013-01-03