Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham received Infosys Partnership awards at the Infosys Principal’s Meet held in Infosys campus at Electronic City, Bangalore, on March 23, 2018. The awards were presented for being an ‘Advanced Partner Institute’ in Infosys Campus Connect Program and for ‘Outstanding Contribution in Industrial Electives Roll Out’ during the period from January 2017 to December 2017. Mr. Mohanan N. R., Advisor, Corporate & Industry Relations (CIR) and Prof. Prashant R. Nair, Vice-Chairman, Department of Computer Science & Engineering, School of Engineering, Coimbatore, represented Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, at the event.
Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham also has the distinction of highest offered to the tested ratio (30%) and highest contribution score (11.77%) in the Infosys engineering recruitment, during the recruitment period 2017-18 (till December 2017) among 85 institutes in the southern part of the country.
During the year 2017, 432 students in 7 batches of Amrita School of Engineering, Coimbatore, enrolled for the Infosys supported industry electives, viz., Big Data Analytics and IT Essentials offered by the department of Computer Science and Engineering. Amrita faculty members are actively participating in various faculty enablement programs and ‘Train the Trainer’ programs facilitated by Corporate & Industry Relations (CIR) department. Infosys Campus Connect Program is one of the industry-academia interaction programs, which has benefited 15,000 faculty and 4.5 lakhs students since 2004. Amrita has been participating in this program since its inception through CIR.