Times Higher Education (THE) has published the world’s young university ranking for the universities which are 50 years old or younger. Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham secured rank in 151-200 band. The ranking is based on five parameters of teaching, research, international outlook, and industrial output. 30% of weightage is given to teaching, research and citation each. 7.5% weightage is given to the international aspect and 2.5% is given to the industry aspect.
Attributing all of the society’s physical and mental problems to the tendency of people to follow the wrong lifestyle, Sri Mata Amritanandamayi Devi, Chancellor, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham advocated practice of Yoga for opening the door to a healthy, stress-free life, full of happiness and contentment. In her message on the even of International Yoga Day being observed on June 21, said that In today’s world, all physical comforts were at our fingertips in today’s world. Yoga is an invaluable gift to humankind from the great rishis of ancient India and today, millions of people from all over the world are actively practicing yoga and have incorporated it into their daily life, she said.
Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham is placed in the 2020 edition of the Times Young University Rankings. Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham was placed between 101 and 200 ranks.
School of Medicine, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Kochi has ranked 7th Best in MBBS Colleges in India as per the NIRF Rankings 2020.
A 34-year-old woman, who was diagnosed with a rare type of inflammatory pseudo tumour named inflammatory myofibroblastic tumour (IMT) of the lung, had undergone a successful surgery at the Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences (AIMS), Kochi. The surgery took place in three sittings. Dr. Tinku Joseph, Interventional Plmonogist; Dr. Murugan P., Thoracic Surgeon; Dr. Kiran Gopal, Dr. Praveen Varma, Cardiac Surgeons, Dr. Ajit Nambiar, Chief Pathologist; Dr. Avik Jayanth, Dr. Reshmi and Dr. Rajesh, Cardiac Anesthesia team of AIMS treated the patient.