Amrita University - Educational Institutions

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham or Amrita University is a multi-campus, multi-disciplinary research and teaching university located in India. The university also received an A grade from National Assessment and Accreditation Council as per the new grading system for the next five years. 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 Headquarters are at Ettimadai in a picturesque campus near the foothills of the Western Ghats, about twenty km from Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu.[1] Extensive interaction between all campuses is made possible through the Amrita-ISRO satellite network for e-learning. The university offers bachelors, masters, and doctoral degree programs in computer science, engineering, business, biotechnology, nanotechnology, ayurveda, medicine, nursing, pharmacy, dentistry, social work, journalism, education, and basic sciences. Areas of specialization which include Medical Informatics, Computational Engineering, Cyber Security, Clinical Research, and Oncology have been designed keeping in mind India's National Development Plans. 13,000 students are enrolled in nearly a 100 different degree programs. The former President of India Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam on a visit to the campuses observed that Amrita University has a major role to play in transforming our society into a knowledge society through its unique value-added education system." In partnership with national and international organizations, it has undertaken research projects to benefit society.[4] For example, a project to investigate the use of wireless sensors in a novel manner[5], is currently underway to help predict disasters in landslide-prone areas. Another project involves the design and fabrication of an inexpensive, indigenous insulin pump for use by diabetic patients in poorer countries. < Read less Read more >

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