Ethics, self-awareness, yoga, reflection, comparative religion, social giving beyond profits and even a wellness are the part of the courses taught at Amrita University. Its Bengaluru Campus situated about an hour’s drive away from Bangalore, spread across 39 acres in Sarjapur. It was an engineering college affiliated to VTU from 2002 to 2004. The University received its deemed status in 2004. In 2009, a business school was started in Amrita University.