Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham - Quick Facts
|Established||13 January, 2003|
|Number of Campuses||5 (Amritapuri, Bangalore, Coimbatore, Kochi and Mysore)|
|Number of Schools||15 in disciplines like medicine, biotechnology, engineering, business, arts & sciences, ayurveda, social work, communication|
|Accreditation||Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham was placed in the top category by the Ministry of Human Resource Development's Deemed University Review Committee. As such, it is considered as one among the ivy-league Indian Universities such as IISc, TIFR, NIMHANS and BITS.
Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham has been accredited with an ‘A’ grade by NAAC, the statutory quality assurance agency of the Government of India. This is the best possible grade and all campuses and programmes were evaluated.
The Amrita Health Sciences campus was given ISO 9002-2000, NABH and NABL accreditation. The Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences is the only university teaching hospital in India with NABH accreditation.
|Total Land Area||900 Acres|
|Total Built-Up Space||8 million square feet (Largest among Private Universities in India)|
|Number of Faculty||1,750|
|Number of Non-Teaching Staff||2,500|
|Number of Faculty Members with PhD/DM||600 (The largest number among private universities)|
|Faculty-Student Ratio||1 : 8 (Greater than prescribed national norms)|
|Number of Programs Offered||150|
|Number of Centres of Excellence||20 (2 TIFAC Centres in Biotechnology & Cyber Security)|
|Research Output by Faculty||200 books and 3500 publications in reputed international and national journals|
|Research Funding||Rs. 250 crores|
|Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi||1450 bed Super-Speciality hospital with 25 operating theatres, 210 intensive care beds, 60 departments and specialities, digitized radiology department, reference diagnostic clinical laboratory including advanced molecular biology and cytogenetics labs, state-of-the-art diagnostic imaging centre
Annual patient turnover exceeds 450,000 outpatients and nearly 40,000 inpatients
Fully computerized and networked Hospital Information System which is being used by Government of Maharashtra for all government hospitals and medical colleges
Telemedicine services to various remote locations in India and Africa
|Indo-US Collaborations||Extensive tie-ups with over 20 US universities for research, centres of excellence, crosscontinental projects, distinguished lectures, collaborative programmes, faculty, student and research scholar exchange, internships etc
Some of the US Universities involved are among the best in the world like Berkeley, Maryland, Princeton, Purdue, Harvard etc
Over 500 distinguished lectures telecast through EDUSAT to 40 Indian Universities
Twinning programme with State University of New York (SUNY) at Buffalo
|Indo-European Collaborations||Erasmus Mundus exchange programme for Faculty, Research Scholar & Student exchange.100 faculty, researchers and students deputed to various universities in England, Ireland, Italy, Sweden, Finland, Bulgaria etc.
Developed India’s first wireless sensor shield for landslide and natural disaster detection as part of EU collaboration
Twinning programmes with various universities like Vrije University, Amsterdam