Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore – 2021

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham (Amrita University) was established in 1994 by Sri Mata Amritanandamyi Devi in Ettimadai at the foothills of Bouluvanpatty ranges of the Western Ghats near Coimbatore Tamil Nadu as a School of Engineering. It has an area of 400 acres surrounded by mountains of Western Ghats. In 2003, it was elevated as Deemed-to-be-University.

In this article, we are going to analyse institute’ students’ stats, faculty, courses offered, graduations outcomes & placements, median salary & top recruiters, infrastructures and fees structures. All the details are authentic since we got them from the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) where it shared its reports.

Courses Offered at Amrita University Coimbatore

Amrita University offers 11 courses in undergraduate programmes and a considerable number of 18 courses in postgraduate programmes in engineering science & technology.

Students Intake at Amrita University Coimbatore

Amrita University admitted 2700 students to UG courses and 972 students to PG courses in 2021; 2100 students to UG and 848 students to PG in 2020; and 2100 students to UG in 2019.
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Amrita University has eminent professors and research scholars who are known for publishing research papers. Currently, there are 752 professors at the faculty and 56.78% of them are PhD holders. The faculty-to-student ratio at its faculty is 1:13, that is, one professor is available for every 13 students.

Amrita University Coimbatore Annual Expenditures

Capital Expenditure
Amrita University spent Rs. 31 crores as capital expenditure in the year 2021, of which it spent 19.73% of funds on libraries, 6.97% on buying new equipment and software for conducting quality research, 29.58% on engineering workshop, and a whopping 43.72% of funds spent on capital asset creations like build new buildings. It spent Rs. 35 crores as capital expenditures in 2020 and Rs. 15 crores in 2019.
Operational Expenditure
Amrita University spent Rs. 195 crores as an operational expenditure in 2021, of which it spent more than half of its funds, that is, 60.06% on salary for professors and supporting staff, a considerable amount of funds, that is, 39.14% spent on maintaining academic infrastructures in the institution, and remaining 0.8% spent on conducting Seminars, Conference and Workshops at Amrita University. It spent Rs. 194 crores as an operational expenditure in 2020 and Rs. 168 crores in 2019.

Amrita University Coimbatore Research Details

Amrita University has good faculty, better infrastructures and a conducive atmosphere for research, so it filed 8 patents in 2021 and 5 patents were granted, filed 19 patents and got 10 in 2020, and filed 35 patents and got 8 in 2019.
Sponsored Projects
Amrita University has published many scholarly and innovative articles on engineering science & technology for years. So, in 2021, 40 agencies have funded 69 projects at this institution and it earned Rs. 25 crores through these projects. In 2020, 28 agencies funded 50 projects, through which it earned Rs. 24 crores, and in 2019, it earned Rs. 21 crores from 51 projects sponsored by 36 agencies.
Consultancy Projects
Amrita University has worked on 76 consultancy projects from 41 companies and earned Rs. 4.36 crores in 2021, it earned Rs. 2.46 crores through 6 projects from 135 companies in 2020, and it earned Rs. 2.69 crores through 11 projects from 8 companies in 2019.

Amrita University Coimbatore Graduations & Placements

UG Graduations & Placements
There were 2351 students admitted to Amrita University at UG of whom 89.37% were awarded graduations and 90.43% of them got placements at top companies and 366 were selected for higher studies in 2021; 82.23% students were awarded graduations, of whom 84.14% got placements and 343 were selected for higher studies in 2020; and 86.37% students were awarded gradations, of whom 85.49% got placements and 475 were selected for higher studies in 2019.
PG Graduations & Placements
At Amrita University at PG, 87.53% students were awarded graduations, of whom 67.70% got placements at top companies and 15 were selected for higher studies in 2021; 88.14% students were awarded graduations, of whom 80.10% got placements and 265 were selected for higher studies in 2020; and 95.13% students were awarded gradations, of whom 52.08% got placements and 210 were selected for higher studies in 2019.
PhD Research Programmes
At Amrita University, 623 students were admitted to PhD programmes in engineering science & technology and 28 students were awarded degrees in 2021, 39 students in 2020 and 27 students in 2019.
Median Salary & Top Recruiters
Median Salary of UG Graduates from Amrita University: Rs. 4.5 LPA in 2021, Rs. 4 LPA in 2020 and Rs. 3.35 LPA in 2019.

Median Salary of PG Graduates: Rs. 4 LPA in 2021, Rs. 4.85 LPA in 2020 and Rs. 4.35 LPA in 2019
There are hundreds of top companies in India and the world such as Accenture, AGC Network, Accord Soft, ABCO, Aricent, Apollo Tyres, Cisco Systems, Ericsson, Fenner India, Ford India, HCL Technologies, Hyundai Motors, etc., looking for the graduates from Amrita University.

Students Diversity at Amrita University Coimbatore

Amrita has a blend of students who came from all sections and all parts of India. There are huge numbers of students, that is, 10,106 students who are pursuing their studies at this institution, of whom 76.82% are boys and significant numbers, that is, 23.18% are girls. There are 4381 students from within the state, 5676 from outside of the state and 49 from foreign countries.

Facilities on Amrita University Coimbatore Campus

Amrita University has various facilities for students. It has a hospital, hostels, Banks, ATMs, amenities complex, guest house, gym, yoga center, information processing centre, cafeteria, playgrounds for Cricket, Football, Volleyball and Kabadi, sports complex, shuttle, Carrom and Chess, and lifts/ramps.

Campus Festivals at Amrita University Coimbatore

Cultural Festival: Amritotsavam is the annual cultural festival that has been celebrated on the campus where painting, cooking, rangoli, art from waste, clay modelling, photography, debate, quiz and poetry competitions are organised to give the opportunity to show students’ hidden talents to the public.

Techfest: Anokha is the tech-fest that has been celebrated for 3 days to showcase the technical and engineering skills of students. There are more than 100 contests being conducted and awarded Rs. 15 lakhs as prize money for winners of the contestants.

Business festival: Pragati is the business festival being conducted to expand the knowledge in business and administration.


Amrita University is north of Coimbatore on NH 47, 16 km away from Coimbatore and 32 km from Palakkad. The nearest railway station is the Ettimadai railway station that is 500 m away from the institution and Coimbatore Railway Junction Station is the main railway station, which is 18.6 km away from the institution. Coimbatore International Airport is well connected to all parts of the nation that is 30 km away from the institution, so anybody from any part of the country or the world can commute to this institution.

How to Get Admission at Amrita University Coimbatore

For UG courses at Amrita University: Students who passed Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) main exam can get admission directly, but those who didn’t appear for JEE should take Amrita Entrance Examination – Engineering (AEEE) at this University.

For PG courses: Students who passed a bachelor’s degree or appeared for the final exam can take the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) and should pass GATE or should pass TANCET to get admission to this University. Others are admitted based on a telephonic/personal interview.

Fee Structure at Amrita University Coimbatore

Students need to pay Rs. 12 lakhs as fees for UG courses at Amrita University, but the saving grace is they can get a decent salary of Rs. 4.5 LPA from top companies, so they can get back this amount within three years after completion of graduation and getting a job at a top company.

Amrita University Coimbatore Scores by NIRF

Teaching, Learning and Resources: Amrita University has a good faculty and better infrastructures for doing innovative research. Therefore, it scored 69.63%, which accounts to 30% of overall NIRF scores.
Research and Professional Practice: Amrita University has many distinguished professors and research scholars and it publishes many research papers, so it scored 59.01%, which accounts to 30% of overall NIRF scores.
Graduate Outcome: As Amrita University has a conducive atmosphere for study, many students graduated at the minimum stipulated time, so for this good performance it scored 59.56%, which accounts to 20% of overall NIRF scores.
Outreach and Inclusivity: Amrita University has students from every section and every part of India as well as the world, so it scored 56.68%, which accounts to 10% of overall NIRF scores.

Perception: Amrita University has good faculty, good infrastructures and a conducive atmosphere, and its graduation outcomes and placements at top companies are also good, so it scored 35.04% in NIRF grading, which accounts to 10% of overall NIRF scores.

Amrita University Coimbatore got 59.67% as an overall NIRF score and ranked at number 16.

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