Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham (AVV), Coimbatore has emerged as the 4th best university in the country in the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) Rankings 2020. Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore; Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi; and Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, occupy the first three positions in university category.
AVV has also been ranked 7th among medical colleges in India. In 2019, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham was ranked the 8th best ahead of JIPMER Puducherry; Kasturba Medical College Manipal. All India Institute of Medical Sciences New Delhi, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh; Christian Medical College, Vellore; National Institute of Mental Health & Neuro Sciences, Bengaluru; Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow; and Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi are the first six ranked medial institutions under this year’s India rankings.
Dr P Venkat Rangan, Vice Chancellor, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham in his reaction said: “Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham and its medical college have once again found a place in the Top 10 in the NIRF Ranking 2020. This is ample testimony to the vision of the world-renowned humanitarian leader and Chancellor, Sri Mata Amritanandamayi, in setting the dual goals of education for life and compassion-driven research. This stellar achievement would not have been possible without the tiring efforts put in by all the students and staff of the University, and I wish to express my sincere gratitude to the Government of India for bestowing this honour on us. I am happy with the consistency, year after year, in recognizing the academic excellence, outstanding faculty and world-class infrastructure that Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham is known for.”
Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, an Institution of Eminence, is a multi-disciplinary, research-intensive institution, educating a vibrant student population of over 20,000 by 1800+ strong faculty. In a short span of 15 years, it has established 180+ collaborations with Top 500 world ranked universities. Amrita is emerging as one of the fastest growing institutions of higher learning in India.