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Amrita University emerges as No.1 private universty in India for medicine

Poster for rankings

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  • Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham has achieved the top ranking in India for its excellence in medicine, dentistry, and related health subjects according to the 2020 Times Higher Education Subject Rankings.
  • This recognition highlights the university’s commitment to quality education and research-driven by compassion, in line with the vision of chancellor Amma.
  • Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham has received other recognition, including being ranked as India’s top private university and top for international faculty by QS World University Rankings. It has also been designated as an Institute of Eminence by the University Grants Commission. 
5 December 2019
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Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham has been ranked first in India for its leadership in medicine, dentistry and other health subjects by the prestigious Times Higher Education (THE) Subject Rankings 2020. THE World Subject Rankings 2020 highlights the universities that lead in the parameters of clinical, pre-clinical and health subjects across the world.

“The recognition is the result of the relentless efforts by the faculty members and students to implement the unique vision of our Chancellor Srimad Mata Amritanandamayi Devi to impart the highest quality of education and research-driven by compassion with an intention to improve the overall quality of life.” Said Dr. Venkat Rangan, Vice-Chancellor, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham.

“The Institute of Medical Sciences & Research Centre, part of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham was established in 1998 to provide affordable medical care in a patient-friendly atmosphere and in a spirit of compassion previously beyond the reach of the common person. Since opening, the 1,300-bed tertiary care hospital provides dedicated patient care and endeavors to improve its services on a constant, ongoing basis. We are humbled by the recognition and the same has been made possible by the dedication of doctors, nurses, and other healthcare professionals and the cooperation and support provided by state and union governments.” Said Dr. Prem Kumar Nair, Dean, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham.

THE has ranked Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham currently as India’s number 1 private university. QS world university rankings have ranked Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham as India’s number 1 for international faculty. The University Grants Commission has named it as an Institute of Eminence in 2019 as recognition to its highly qualified faculty with expertise to hire from across the globe, excellence in research, inter-disciplinary courses, including in areas of emerging technology, academic, administrative and financial autonomy and a significant proportion of international students.

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