About University
Established 13 January, 2003
Number of Campuses 5 (Amritapuri, Bangalore, Coimbatore, Kochi and Mysuru)
Number of Schools 14 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)

Student Population 18,000
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 195+
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