Great Indian Institutes – Season 2, an initiative by Great Place to Study is a series of deciphering the best institutes of knowledge across the length and breadth of India.
This episode brings to you one of the best university in Coimbatore, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham and how they emerged as the 8th best university in the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) Ranking 2018 for Indian Universities.
All about Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham -
Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, 25 years old university has made to the list of the best university in India and has been placed on 8th rank. Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham is a multi-campus, multi-disciplinary research university accredited with ‘A’ grade by NAAC and ranked highly by international ranking agencies such as THE, QS.
The institution is spread across five campuses and in three states of India – Kerala, Tamil Nadu, and Karnataka, with the headquarters at Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, this university started off with only 108 students and currently has 20250 plus students with 207 programs and 1470 faculty members. The foundation stones for its upcoming campuses at Delhi and Amaravati were laid recently.
Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham continuously collaborates with top US institutions including Ivy League universities and top European universities for regular student exchange programs and has emerged as one of the fastest growing institutions of higher learning in India. The University is managed by the Mata Amritanandamayi Math.
“So, we encourage a lot of our faculty to attend workshops and conferences in India and abroad. Our chancellor’s scholarship programs allow our faculty to spend more than 6 months in any university outside India of their choice. I think they will learn how things are done outside and will bring that culture back into Amrita and that benefits our students.” - Dr. Sasangan Ramanathan (Dean, Faculty of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham)
Apart from the diverse range of courses the university provides, it also gives equal opportunities to students to bring forth their creative side. “Anokha,” the cultural fest is an epitome of celebration.
Watch the full episode to know more about Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, one of the best universities on this country.