Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham (previously known as Amrita University), established in 1994, is a private deemed-to-be-university and an entity of eminence located in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu. Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham is a multi-campus and multi-disciplinary university with six campuses and 15 constituent schools spread all across the southern part of India. AVV offers a total of 207 undergraduate, postgraduate, doctoral, integrated-degree, dual-degree and certification programmes in Engineering, Business, Medicine, Arts and Sciences, Biotechnology, Mass Communication and Social Work. Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham was founded with the opening of Amrita School of Engineering, Coimbatore by Mata Amritanandamayi Devi, and is run by her international humanitarian organisation Mata Amritanandamayi Math. In 2003, it became one of the youngest institutes to become a deemed university, when it was conferred this status by the University Grants Commission (UGC). 

Latest UpdateAugust 24, 2021: Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham Gets A++ Grade From NAAC.August 25, 2021: Admission for 2021 session are closed, classes started from August 25, 2021.

AVV Coimbatore has been accredited with ‘A’ grade by NAAC in 2009, and has been ranked 4th among the Indian universities by NIRF Ranking 2020. It continuously collaborates with top American and European universities including Ivy League for regular student exchange programmes, and has been emerging as one of the top ranked private universities in India, according to the QS World University Rankings and Times Higher Education Rankings.

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham Campuses and Colleges

At present, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham offers 15 constituent schools under six campuses spread across both rural and urban locations of three south Indian states- Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Kerala.

Also, find below the top-ranked constitutent schools under all the aforementioned campuses of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham:

EngineeringManagementMedical/ Nursing/ Dentistry
Amrita School of Engineering, CoimbatoreAmrita School of Business, CoimbatoreAmrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi
Amrita School of Engineering, AmritapuriAmrita School of Business, AmritapuriAmrita School of Ayurveda, Amritapuri
Amrita School of Engineering, BengaluruAmrita School of Business, BengaluruAmrita School of Dentistry, Kochi
Amrita School of Engineering, ChennaiAmrita School of Business, KochiAmrita College of Nursing, Kochi

Other constituent schools also include-

  1. Amrita School of Arts and Sciences, Coimbatore
  2. Amrita School of Arts and Sciences, Amritapuri
  3. Amrita School of Arts and Sciences, Mysuru
  4. Amrita School of Arts and Sciences, Kochi
  5. Amrita School of Biotechnology, Amritapuri
  6. Amrita School of Communication, Coimbatore
  7. Amrita School of Nanosciences, Kochi
  8. Amrita School of Education, Mysuru
  9. Amrita School of Philosophy, Art and Culture, Amritapuri
  10. Amrita School of Philosophy, Art and Culture, Bengaluru
  11. Amrita School of Social Work, Amritapuri

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham Highlights

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham was ranked 601-800 in the world by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings of 2019 and 125 in Asia in 2020. Below mentioned are some of the key facts about Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham since its inception:

Year of establishment1994
Also known asAVV, Amrita University
LocationCoimbatore, Tamil Nadu
Type of UniversityPrivate
No. of campuses6
Campus size400 acres
Affiliated toUGC, NAAC, NABL, NABH
Mode of educationFull-time
Courses offeredUG, PG, PhD
University Ranking4 (NIRF 2020- University)15 (NIRF 2020- Overall)234 (QS Ranking 2019- Asia)
No. of courses offered207 courses across 12 streams
Highest salary package (2019)43.33 LPA
Average salary package (2019)5.4 LPA
Mode of applicationOnline and Offline

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham Rankings

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham improved its global ranking to 601-800 in Times World Rankings 2020. Also, QS World Rankings placed Amrita University between 271-280 in Asia and 800-1000 in the world. Below mentioned are the latest rankings attained by Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham in 2020:

Ranking BodyRank
QS World- 2020801-1000
QS Asia- 2020271-280
Times World- 2020601-800
Times Asia- 2020164
Ranking BodyRank
NIRF 2020- University4
NIRF 2020- Overall13

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham Admission Process

AVV Coimbatore admission process 2020 for UG, PG and PhD programmes is granted through national-level/ university-level/ other institute-level entrances. Mentioned below are the various qualifying exams that one must appear for to secure admission to various programmes:

UG Courses
Course NameAccepting Entrance Exam
BA Mass CommunicationCAP Test
BA English LiteratureMerit-based
PG Courses
Course NameAccepting Entrance Exam
MA Mass CommunicationCAP Test
MSc, MSWMerit-based, Personal Interview (PI)
PhD Courses
Course NameAccepting Entrance Exam

Also, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham application process is conducted in both online and offline mode. Candidates seeking enrolment must apply either on the official website or purchase the application form and prospectus from the admission counter of the University.

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham Courses

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham offers full-time programmes such as BTech and BA at UG level. At postgraduate level, it offers MTech, MBA, MSc, MSW and MA in various specialisations with a course duration of two years. Additionally, the deemed-university offers PhD programme in severl disciplines as well. Given below is the eligibility criteria for the top courses and specialisations along with the fee structure:

Course NameEligibility CriteriaAnnual Course Fee (in Rs)
BTech-          Mechanical-          Civil-          CSE-          Electronics and CommunicationCandidate must have passed Class 12 or equivalent with minimum 60% aggregate in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry with not less than 55% individually in each of these three subjects.3 lakh
BA-          Mass Communication-          BA English LiteratureCandidate must have passed Class 12 from a recognised board with minimum 50% aggregate1.3 lakh
MTech-          Artificial Intelligence-          CSE-          Cyber Security SystemsCandidate must have obtained atleast 50% aggregate in BTech degree in the relevant stream1.7 lakh
MBA-          Marketing-          Business Analytics-          Finance-          Operations Graduation with a minimum aggregate of 50% in Class 10, 12 and UG degree5.3 lakh
MA-          Mass Communication-          PhilosophyApplicant must hold a bachelor’s degree with a 50% aggregate or 5 CGPA or equivalent1.2 lakh
PhD-          Engineering-          Mass Communication-          PhilosophyCandidates must have obtained atleast 50% aggregate in graduation or postgraduation in the relevant stream30,000

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham Placements

With the help of its Corporate and Industry Relations Cell (CIR), Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham has been successful in offering meaningful career-defining jobs to 95% of its students in 2019 by building relationships with 200+ corporate entities. Under engineering stream, the highest CTC offered in the batch of 2019 was Rs 43.3 LPA, while the average CTC is Rs 5.4 LPA. For MBA, the highest salary offered at AVV was Rs 28.4 LPA and the average salary was calculated to be Rs 5.7 LPA. Names of the leading national and international corporates that were part of Amrita Visha Vidyapeetham placement process 2020 included Google, Amazon, IBM, Wipro, Oracle, Amazon, Idea and others.

Internship wise, the highest internship stipend of Rs 1 LPA was offered to an engineering graduate. Be it Engineering, Management or Arts & Sciences, students of AVV, who were eligible and opted for placements, received more than one job offer on an average. Exercising their dream options, some of the students had as many as three job offers.

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham Scholarships

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham adheres by all the state-level/national-level scholarships offered by the government and awards them to students depending upon their excellent academic record and financial status. Additionally, almost 200+ scholarship schemes are open under Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham for students, some of which are mentioned below:

  • Chancellor’s Scholarship
  • Dean’s Fellowship
  • International Scholarships
  • Industry Sponsored Scholarships
  • Research and Teaching Assistant Scholarships

For BTech:

Every student admitted to first-year BTech is entitled to Amrita Vidyanidhi Scholarship based on his/her AEEE rank. Tuition fee waiver ranging from 25% to 90% is awarded to students, based on their rank at the time of admission counselling.

For MTech:

  • Scholarships for GATE qualified candidates: As per the norms of AICTE, all GATE qualified candidates receives a Post Graduate Scholarship of Rs 12,400 per month through its Post Graduate Scholarship Scheme awarded to full-time GATE qualified students
  • Scholarships for Non-GATE students offered by AVV: Students can avail scholarships between Rs 50,000 to Rs 1 lakh per year for MTech programs and additional scholarships of Rs 10 lakh per student on joining Integrated MTech+PhD programme. Highly motivated students are also given ample opportunities to pursue dual-degree programmes with universities in Europe, US and Australia

For PhD: 

  • AVV PhD Scholarship: From Rs 10,000 to Rs 80,000 per month stipend is offered to PhD scholars under this scheme. Support for research, infrastructure, facilities and publications is always provided over and above the offered scholarship amount
  • Visvesvaraya Scholarship: Under this, candidates are offered upto Rs 43,000 per month stipend. Additional support for research infrastructure, facilities and publications is also given to students over the scholarship amount
  • International Scholarship: Additional stipends are offered during International internships at Partner universities in Europe, Australia, Asia and US