AMRITA VISHWA VIDYAPEETHAM
Amrita University* is one of the youngest and fastest-growing institutions of higher learning in India. The university's award-winning colleges are forging university-government-industry research partnerships, through which they are making great contributions towards all sectors of society. Graduates emerge from this centre of excellence with a competitive edge in the working world.
Through a joint venture with the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO), Amrita University has established its Satellite-Based Education & Research Network, which facilitates E-learning (computer-networked education). Its four campuses, located in the states of Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Karnataka, are linked by means of a dedicated satellite connection. Lectures, seminars and information on all aspects of the curricula can be shared via audiovisual and electronic means, broadening the scope for interdisciplinary, multi-campus learning.
* Amrita Education Institutions attained "Deemed University" status in 2003.
This is the highest accreditation the Government of India can bestow upon a private educational institution.