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Amrita ranked among top 100 in Times Emerging Economies Rankings 2020

Poster announcing the ranking

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  • Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham has significantly improved its ranking in the 2020 Emerging Economies Rankings by Times Higher Education (THE). It has moved up 50 points to secure a spot in the top 100.
  • The Institute of Eminence scheme, established in 2017, aims to elevate participating universities into the top 100 global university rankings, including THE’s World University Ranking, by providing government funding and greater autonomy.
  • Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham has received several recognitions, including being named the No. 1 Private University in India by THE and achieving high rankings in categories like International Faculty and overall university rankings.
23 February 2020
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According to the 2020 Emerging Economies Ranking, conducted by the Times Higher Education (THE) – the data provider underpinning university excellence in every continent, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, one of the participating universities in the Ministry of Human Resources Development’s Institutions of Eminence Scheme has moved up a massive 50 points, to find a place in the top 100.

According to THE, Amrita University declared improvements in all the ranking metrics, compared to 2019.

Poster showing Amrita University's ranking

Established in 2017, the Institute of Eminence scheme provides participating universities with government funding and greater autonomy, with the aim of moving them into the top 100 of the world university rankings, including THE’s World University Ranking.

Amrita University’s other recognitions include the No. 1 Private University status in India, by THE., No. 1 for International Faculty in India by QS World University Rankings, 8th Best University in India by NIRF., Institution of Eminence status by UGC.

Amrita University offers undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctoral programs in a wide range of subjects in its campuses in Amritapuri, Bengaluru, Chennai, Coimbatore, Kochi, and Mysuru. Amrita University also offers dual degree programs in association with many universities across the world.


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