Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham: The Top-ranked Private University

By Sonam Satapathy

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham is a private and the youngest deemed-university located in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India. The University has seven campuses all over India with 16 constituent schools across Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, and Karnataka. Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham offers admission to 120 different UG, PG, and doctoral programs (Ph.D.). 
For its tireless efforts in the education sector, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham (AVV) has ranked 8th Best University in India by NIRF, Government of India along with the “Institution of Eminence” tag World-Class Teaching and Research Institution by Government of India.


Know more: Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Courses offered, Placement, Facilities available


Name of the Institute Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore
Shortname Amrita University
Year of Establishment 1994
Official Website
Location Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham East Campus, Nawabganj, Coimbatore, Uttar Pradesh
Institute Type State University
NIRF Ranking 2020 13
Accreditation NAAC
Infrastructure and Facilities
  • Library
  • Hostel
  • Bank
  • Computing Centre
  • Laboratories
  • Health Centre
Total number of courses offered Six
Mode of Education Regular
Courses Offered
  • BA
  • B.Sc.
  • MA
  • Master in Social Work (MSW)
  • Post-Graduate Diploma in Journalism
  • PhD
Entrance Exam Amrita Entrance Test (AEE)
Top Recruiters
  • The Hindu
  • Manorama News
  • Indian Express
  • CNN News
  • Amazon 
  • India Ahead
  • The Times of India 


Year-wise Ranking:

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham is showing a lot of improvement in global ranking as it jumped to 601st from 800th in Times World Rankings 2020. QS World Rankings has placed Amrita University among 271-280 in Asia and 800-1000 in the world
National Institutional Framework Classification (NIRF) has ranked Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham at the 4th position in the Universities Category which shows it is the Top-ranked university in terms of the private university.
Below mentioned are the ranks scored by Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham in 2019 & 2020:

Ranking Year Ranked At
NIRF Overall Category 2020 13
NIRF Universities Category 4
NIRF Medical Category 7
NIRF Dental Category 13
NIRF Pharmacy Category 15
NIRF Engineering Category 20
QS World University  2020 801-100
QS Indian Universities 41
BRICS 2019 168
THE Asia University 2020 125
THE Emerging Economies  90
THE World University  601-800
Outlook ICARE Indian Universities 2019 20
India Today Best Dental Colleges 2020 17


Courses offered at Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham:

There are several Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Postgraduate Diploma, Ph.D. as well as Certificate courses in various specializations offered at Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham University. Performance in the entrance exam will decide the selection list. Apart from that, some admissions are also made based on performance in the last qualifying exams.

Tabulated below are the details of the courses along with the eligibility and the fee structure:

Course Specialization Entrance Eligibility Fees

B.Tech (4 Years)

Computer Science & Engineering, Electrical & Electronics Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering
  • AEEE
  • JEE Main
  • 10+2 (HSC) with PCM with a minimum of 60% aggregate marks
  • Obtained a valid score in AEEE or JEE Main
10.1 L - 13.1 L
B.A (3 Years) Mass Communication, English Language & Literature CAP Test
  • 10+2 (HSC) with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks
  • Obtained a valid score in CAP Test
2.52 L - 5.04 L
Integrated M.Sc (5 Years) Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics, Data Science Merit
  • 10+2 (HSC) with PCM with a minimum of 55% aggregate marks 
1.18 L - 10.1 L

M.Tech (2 years)

Artificial Intelligence/ Data Science, Biomedical,  Clean Energy/ Green Technologies, Computer Science, Cyber Security, Engineering  Design & Automotive, Geoinformatics and Earth Observation, Manufacturing Engineering, Power Electronics, Robotics and Industry 4.0, Structural and Construction Engineering,  Thermal Science, VLSI & Embedded Systems, 5G/ IoT/ Wireless Communication. GATE
  • B.E/ B.Tech or MCA/ M.Sc with a minimum of 60% aggregate marks
  • Direct admission to GATE qualified students.
  • Non-GATE qualified students will be admitted based on academic records and performance in the interview.
3.12 L - 3.56 L
MBA (2 Years)  
  • KMAT
  • CAT
  • MAT
  • XAT
  • GRE
  • GMAT
  • CMAT
  • Graduation with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks from a recognized board
  • Obtained a valid score in KMAT/ CAT/ MAT/ XAT/ GRE/ GMAT/ CMAT2.2 L - 10.6 L

MBA-MS (Executive) (2 Years)

Business Analytics 10.6 Lakhs

MA (2 Years)

Philosophy Interview
  • Graduation with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks
33 K - 5.04 L
Communication CAP Test
  • Graduation with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks
  • Obtained a valid score in CAP Test
M.Sc (2 Years) Applied Statistics and Data Science, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics Merit
  • Graduation in a related subject with a minimum of 60% aggregate marks
1.18 L - 10.1 L
MSW (2 Years) Community Development, Physical and Mental Health, Disaster Management, Child Rights and Child Protection Merit
  • Graduation in any discipline from a recognized university
3.75 L
PG Diploma     Journalism CAP Test
  • Graduation with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks in any discipline
  • Obtained a valid score in CAP Test
1.22 L - 3.34 L

Ph.D. (3-4.5 years)

Engineering Written test & Interview
  • M.E/ M.Tech/ M.Sc in relevant discipline with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks
  • Written Test followed by Interview
30K – 4 L
Health Sciences
  • M.E/ M.Tech/ M.Sc/ MBBS/ BAMS/ MHA/ M.Pharm/ MDS/ DNB/ MS or MD
  • Written Test followed by Interview
  • M.E/ M.Tech/ M.Sc in relevant specialization
  • Written Test followed by Interview
Pure Sciences
Business & Management
  • Graduation from a recognized university
  • Written Test followed by Interview


Amrita Scholarship Schemes:

Amrita Vishwa Veedyapeetham provides some scholarships to the UG, PG & Ph.D. students. The details as follows;

B.Tech Scholarships:

  • 10% of the B.Tech students can get scholarships.
  • Some of the top rankers in Amrita Entrance Examination-Engineering [AEEE] will get some amount of the scholarships based on their Rank.
  • 90% Tuition fee waiver is given to the first 3 rank holders of the state board and the first 10 rank holders of CBSE and ICSE will also get the 90% Tuition fee.

M.Tech Scholarships:

  • Rs. 25000 is provided to the Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham M. Tech. student per semester.
  • Top scorers of GATE in the M.Tech course will avail of a Scholarship of Rs. 12500 per month.
  • Ph.D. students at Amrita University will get a scholarship amount up to Rs. 25000 per month.
  • Some selected meritorious students will get Vivesvaraya Scholarship, up to Rs. 43000 per month.
  • Industry Sponsored Scholarship of up to Rs. 80000 per month will be provided to some selected students.

Funded Scholarships:

  • 200+ students can get scholarship At Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham under
  • Chancellor’s Scholarship
  • Dean’s Fellowship
  • International Scholarships
  • Industry Sponsored Scholarships
  • Research and Teaching Assistant Scholarships

Placement Records:

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham has its Corporate and Industry Relations Cell (CIR) that offers meaningful career-defining jobs to 95% of its students in 2019. Above 200 corporate entities participate in the campus drive every year.

During the academic period 2019, the highest CTC offered in the under engineering stream was Rs 43.3 LPA, while the average CTC was Rs 5.4 LPA. Similarly for MBA, the highest package offered was Rs 28.4 LPA and the average salary was calculated to be Rs 5.7 LPA.

Some students were offered some good internships in the leading corporate sector. The highest stipend of the internship offered by Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham was Rs. 1 LPA was offered to an engineering graduate.

The report shows that, till July 2020, 271 students have been placed in some frontline companies of the country. The average salary offered to the student was Rs. 5.7 Lakhs per annum, where the highest CTC was Rs. 52.00 Lakhs per annum. The highest Internship stipend was Rs. 80,000/- per month.


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