Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham

country rank  17
world rank  1470

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University Overview

Established in 2003, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham (Amrita University) is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the medium-sized city of Coimbatore (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Tamil Nadu. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Amritapuri, Bangalore, Kochi, Mysore. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the University Grants Commission, India, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham (AMRITA) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham (AMRITA) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 16 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name अमृता विश्व विद्यापीठम्
Name Amrita University
Acronym AMRITA
Founded 2003
Motto Shradhavaan Labhathe Jnaanam
The earnest aspirant gains supreme wisdom

University Location

Address Amritanagar PO, Ettimadai
Coimbatore (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
641 112 Tamil Nadu
T +91 (422) 268 5000
F +91 (422) 265 6274
Other locations Amritapuri, Bangalore, Kochi, Mysore

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student Not reported Not reported
Int'l student Not reported Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office Amritanagar P.O., Ettimadai
Coimbatore 641 112
+91 (422) 268 5000

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 15,000-19,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 1,500-1,999
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

University Grants Commission, India

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of Indian Universities (AIU)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Sunday, 21 April 2019