About Amrita University
Amrita University is a multi-campus, multi-disciplinary research university that is accredited 'A' by NAAC and is ranked as one of the best research universities in India. The university is spread across five campuses in three states of India - Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Karnataka, with the University headquarters at Ettimadai, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu.
The university continuously collaborates with top US universities including Ivy league universities and top European universities for regular student exchange programs, and has emerged as one of the fastest growing institutions of higher learning in India.The university is managed by the Mata Amritanandamayi Math.
What Others Say
This is not just another university, but a very high-quality, world-class university, focusing on technology and research, dealing with very concrete issues which have immediate applications
Amrita university has a major role to play in transforming our society into a knowledge society through its unique value-added education system.
Mata Amritanandamayi Devi is the founder and Chancellor of Amrita University. She is also known as Amma to millions around the globe. A world renowned humanitarian leader, Amma is the guiding light of the university. Amma's words, thoughts and values for education and research, helped shape the university's mission and vision... »»
Brahmachari Abhayamrita Chaitanya is the Pro Chancellor of Amrita University. One of the prime architects of the university, he has been and is a pillar of support and guidance for all the activities of the University. As a great leader, he is also a source of inspiration to both the students and faculty.
Dr. P. Venkat Rangan is the Vice Chancellor of Amrita University. A computer scientist, he is a pioneer of research in Multimedia Systems. He was the founder and director of the Multimedia Laboratory at the University of California, San Diego, where he served as a Professor of Computer Science and Engineering... »»
Mata Amritanandamayi Math
The Mata Amritanandamayi Math is an international charitable organisation founded by the spiritual leader and humanitarian Mata Amritanandamayi Devi in 1981. The MA Math conducts charitable work including disaster relief, healthcare for the poor, environmental programs, and scholarships for impoverished students, amongst others. It also runs the five-campus Amrita University... »»
'A' Grade by NAAC
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 by the University Grants Commission (UGC) of India to assess and accredit institutions of higher education in the country... »»
'A' Category By MHRD
Amrita University has been ranked in the Ivy League of Indian universities in the 2009 review of Deemed Universities constituted by the Ministry of Human Resource Development of the Government of India. Amrita is placed in Category A in this review, popularly known as the Tandon Committee report conducted by a high power committee consisting of reputed academicians... »»