Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham was the youngest institution 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. To be eligible to apply for the NAAC accreditation, an educational institution should have completed five years. Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham had just completed six years in January 2009 when it applied for the accreditation. 'A++' is the highest grade that can be awarded to the best-in-class institutions for higher learning. Read More

NAAC Certificates of Accreditation

2014 - 2019

2009 - 2014

Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences has been granted NABH accreditation. Amrita is the first university teaching hospital to get NABH accreditation in the country.

National Accreditation Board for Hospitals & Healthcare Providers (NABH) is a constituent board of Quality Council of India, set up to establish and operate accreditation programme for healthcare organizations and to set benchmarks for progress of health industry. Read More

Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences has been granted NABL accreditation for all its laboratories.

NABL is a Constituent Board of Quality Council of India. NABL has been established with the objective to provide Government, Industry Associations and Industry in general with a scheme for third-party assessment of the quality and technical competence of testing and calibration laboratories.

International Organization for Standardization(ISO) has accredited Amrita Healthsciences campus at Kochi with ISO 9001:2008, ISO 14001:2004 & OHSAS 18001:2007

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore Campus has been awarded the Number One Rank in the ‘Technical Institutions’ category in the Swachhta Rankings 2017 & 2018 released by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India.

This ranking is based on a sustainability audit focusing on campus greenery, cleanliness and maintenance, toilet adequacy in campus, tree planting and community outreach in promoting Swachh culture.

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri Campus & Healthsciences Campus at Kochi are consecutively being receiving the Excellence Award instituted by the Kerala State Pollution Control Board (KSPCB). Amrita Hospital has been receving the award consecutively since 2015 and Amritapuri Campus since 2017

The award instituted by the state government of Kerala for different categories of institutions for the best practices in pollution control, effective management to control air and water pollution, energy and water conservation and protection of environment is given to coincide with World Environment Day.

Amrita was presented with a 2008 NLM-UNESCO Award for Adult Literacy. The award was given in recognition of our outstanding contribution to the Adult Education Program Jan Shikshan Sansthan [JSS] in Sivakasi, Tamil Nadu.

NLM [National Literacy Movement] and UNESCO [United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisationl] have been presenting the award annually for several years in order to encourage institutions working in the field of literacy and adult education to keep up their good work. Read More




NABARD or the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development chose Amrita’s Real Time Landslide Monitoring and Detection System that was deployed in Munnar, Kerala in 2009 from among thirty other short-listed innovations in the category of academic/research institutions for the honor.

The NABARD Rural Innovation Award aims to honor the efforts of those who work for the betterment of poor in rural areas and invent ways and means to create better living conditions for them. Read More

MySangham, an online vocational education portal developed by Amrita's research center AMMACHI Labs, was amongst the winners of Facebook’s Innovation Challenge in India. The challenge selects top innovators and change-makers whodesign impactful apps or web-services relevant to women, students, farmers and migrant workers in India. MySangham was selected as a winner in the category of women. Inspired by Chancellor Amma’s vision to make education accessible to everyone, MySangham was designed as a comprehensive vocational education ecosystem. A one-stop portal that brings skill based education and employment within reach of women and underserved populations has never been built before in India. Read More

The United Nations has officially made Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham India’s first-ever UNESCO Chair on Gender Equality & Women’s Empowerment. The official bestowing of the UNESCO Chair took place at Paris on October 30, 2016. Ambassador and India's Permanent Representative to UNESCO, Ruchira Kamboj, and the International Body's Chief of Higher Education Section, Dr. Peter Wells, attended the event. Read More

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham’s Technology Business Incubator (TBI) has won the National Award for being the best Technology Business Incubator in the country from the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India, on 11th May 2017 at Vigyan Bhavan, New Delhi.

Amrita TBI is one of the only six incubators selected to be made world-class under NITI Aayog’s Atal Innovation Mission (AIM). According to NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant, the objective is to transform the startup ecosystem in India by providing financial scale-up support to these six “rarest of the rare” incubators and upgrade them to global standards. Each of these will receive $1.4 Mn (INR 10 crore) over a span of two years to provide state-of-the-art facilities to the incubated startups.
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