“To provide value based education and mould the character of the younger generation through a synthesis of science and spirituality so that their earnest endeavor to achieve progress and prosperity in life is matched by an ardent desire to extend selfless service to the society, one complementing the other.”
Amrita School of Arts and Sciences located in the sprawling and serene Brahmasthanam Temple Complex, with rich biodiversity, on the main NH-17, is leaping towards boundless glory and fame. The campus with most modern infrastructure, faculty and administrative set up has excellent landscape abundant with trees and gardens. School offers Ph.D., M.Phil., SIX Post Graduate (P.G.), FOUR Integrated U.G. - P.G. and Five Under Graduate (U.G.) programme under various departments. Amrita School of Arts and Sciences, Kochi functions as a regular college in the Kochi Campus of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham and is approved by UGC and Ministry of HRD, Govt. of India, as per Order no. F.20-47/2005-U.3 dated 19th November 2008. As per statutory norms Int. BCA-MCA course is approved by the AICTE (F.No.AB/AICTE/REG/2018. 1-4618462931). Prior to the formal induction into the ambit of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham in 2005, the institute was affiliated to the Cochin University of Science and Technology (CUSAT). Amrita School of Arts and Sciences provides Ashram hostel for girls and college bus facility for day scholars coming from Kochi city and suburbs.
AMRITA SCHOOL OF ARTS AND SCIENCES, Kochi, gives prime importance to quality teaching, academic research and development and ethical orientation. Dedicated efforts of the teaching community make this a reality. Formal research has been initiated in the areas of Digital Image Procesing, Bioinfomatics, Artificial Intelligence, Data Mining, Machine Learning, Blockchain, Applied Art, Communication and Media, Environment, Language and literature, Finance and Management , Interdisciplinary Studies. Technology groups like Computer Society of India(CSI), Kerala Management Association (KMA) and Extramural Seminars and Workshops also help this process to develop the calibre of every student. Famous for quality of service, be it in any sector, Amrita Schools have the unique distinction of an excellent support of large task force of Professionals in its mainstream. Divine will, unconditional love and compassion embodied by Amma have enlarged the spectrum of selfless initiatives of Amrita Institutions. This has attracted human resources of excellent quality into the multifarious activities of the Math throughout the world especially in the Education Sector.
The Amrita faculty, who come from academically sound background, lay great stress on integral development of students. Frequent series of Expert Lectures are given by IT, Business, Management, Information Science, Commerce, Finance, Mathematics, Science, Broadcast, Visual and Print Media Experts. A dedicated group of teachers, visiting experts and consultants inspired by AMMA’s call for selfless service, form the core of the school faculty. “To give the best of training to the students as offering to the Divine”, is AMMA’s foreword to Her children at Amrita, and adherence to the same has set the standard of Amrita schools high above others. The emphasis given in the various educational institutions of AMMA is not only on the academic growth of the student, but also on the overall development of personality and character. Apart from the experienced, dedicated and devoted core staff members of the school, the adjunct, visiting and guest faculty also consists of experts drawn from various other Universities, Industries and Research Organizations and from other institutions under the Math. Highly experienced core faculty is also supported by frequent Visiting Lecturers by top Management Practitioners, Chartered Accountants, Psychologists, IT Professionals, Lawyers, Language Experts, Media and Film Professionals, Artists, University Academicians, Consultants and Entrepreneurs.
Structure of curriculum for all the P.G., U.G. and Integrated Courses at the School conform to the choice based Credit system being followed throughout the academic spectrum of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham. All the courses have continuous internal evaluation, final examinations and staff appraisal and feedback evaluation. The syllabus has been prepared by eminent academicians and professional experts drawn from the relevant subject areas. The boards of studies in different disciplines exist separately for the courses. The members of the boards of studies will be continuously monitoring the progress of the academic course delivery. The changes are made in the curriculum whenever there is a need, depending on the trend settings in the academic, scientific and industrial environments. Therefore the curriculum for all the courses reflect the most updated coverage with international standards.
The National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) re-accredated Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham by awarding A grade with a CGPA of 3.4 (out of 4.0) to Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham. A large team was deputed from the national accreditation body in Bangalore to visit all 15 schools on our FIVE campuses located in THREE different states, during the first week of September 2014 for Re-accredation.