Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences has been granted NABH (National Accreditation Board of Hospitals & Health Care Providers) accreditation. The university also received the accreditation from the National Accreditation Board for Testing and Calibration Laboratories (NABL) for its laboratories and the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) with the highest grade of A. It was officially announced by the then defence minister, Shri.A.k.Antony. The Vice Chancellor, Dr.Venkat Rangan and the Director, AIMS, Dr.Prem Nair received the NABH award and Dr.D.M Vasudevan, Professor, Biochemistry received the NABL award from the minister. Amrita is the first university teaching hospital to get NABH accreditation in the country.