Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri Campus is situated at Amritapuri in Kollam district in the Indian state of Kerala. Amrita University was started by the world-renowned humanitarian leader, Sri Mata Amritanandamayi Devi, Amma. Amrita University is a multi-campus, multi-disciplinary research and teaching university located in India. The University head quarters at Ettimadai, Coimbatore, is one of the youngest group of educational institutions in India to have been granted the university status under section 3 of UGC Act, 1956. Ministry of Human Resource and Development, Govt. of India has awarded the elite Category A status to the university for its Academic Excellence. The university also received an A grade from National Assessment and Accreditation Council as per the new grading system for the next five years.
The two campuses, Amritapuri and Ettimadai had humble beginnings. Both the campuses started as computer training centres and slowly evolved into colleges, christened as Amrita Institute of Technology(AITEC) , where the AITEC,Amritapuri was affiliated to the University of Kerala and AITEC, Ettimadai was affiliated to the Bharathiyar University. The University Headquarters are at Ettimadai in a picturesque campus near the foothills of the Western Ghats, about twenty km from Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu. Extensive interaction between all campuses is made possible through the Amrita-ISRO satellite network for e-learning.
Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham has five campuses, with the headquarters in Ettimadai, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu. Its five campuses are in the three states of South India, in Kerala at Amritapuri and Kochi, in Karnataka at Bangalore and Mysore, and in Tamil Nadu at Ettimadai. The university is also planning to open up new campuses in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, Hyderabad & Vishakapatnam(Vizag) Andhra Pradesh and one in New Delhi.
* Electronics and Communication
* Electrical and Electronics Engineering
* Mechanical Engineering
* Computer Science
* Information Technology
* Computer Science and Applications
* Commerce and Management
* Social Work
* Physical Education
A competitive entrance examination the Amrita Engineering Entrance Examination(AEEE) is conducted to find the best of talents in and outside India.
Schools & Courses Offered:
1. Amrita Schools of Arts and Sciences:
The Schools offer Bachelor of Commerce (BCom), Bachelor of Business Management (BBM), Bachelor of Computer Applications (BCA), Master of Computer Applications (MCA), Master of Science (MSc) in Computer Science and Information Technology degree programs.
2. Amrita Schools of Engineering:
The Amrita School of Engineering at Ettimadai predates Amrita University. In 1994, when it was established, it became the first Amrita institution for higher education. In 2008, the School celebrated its 13th Institution Day. In a survey of nearly 1500 AICTE-approved engineering colleges in India, Outlook (magazine) ranked the Amrita School of Engineering as 21st among private engineering colleges. Considering placements alone, the School received the 11th rank.
The three Schools of Engineering offer B.Tech degree degree programs in Computer Science and Engineering, Information Technology, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Instrumentation Engineering, Chemical Engineering, and Aerospace Engineering. In addition, M.Tech and PhD degree programs are also offered.
3. Amrita School of Ayurveda and Biotechnology:
The School of Ayurveda offers the Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medical Science (BAMS) degree program. The School of Biotechnology offers BSc and MSc in Biotechnology, BSc in Microbiology, and MSc in Bioinformatics, as well as the PhD degree programs.
The campus offers certification courses in multimedia, Cisco and Red Hat.
Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham
Clappana P O
Kollam - 690525
Phone: +91 476 2801280
Amrita University Website: www.amrita.edu