Amrita University has emerged as the only private university from India to find a place in the prestigious Times Higher Education Ranking of Top 200 universities from the BRICS and Emerging Economies. This achievement, which comes only 12 years after the Amrita University was founded, is a huge validation of the leadership and vision of the university's Founder and Chancellor Sri Mata Amritanandamayi Devi.  Amrita has achieved a world class distinction by securing 181 rank in the rankings released on December 3. There are only 16 Indian universities that have made it to top 200.