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University acquires fighter aircraft MIG-23

The department of Aerospace Engineering of  Amrita University Coimbatore Campus, has recently acquired MiG-23, a fighter-aircraft, from the Indian Ministry of Defense. “With this acquisition, students will be able to better study the functions and workings of various subsystems of an aircraft. When fully assembled, the MiG-23 will be an attraction for all interested” stated […]

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Students raise money for charity

12 January 2009 — Amritapuri Inspired by Amma’s message of ‘love and serve’, the students of Amrita University have been dedicating time to raise money for the poor. Under the leadership of Muhammad Ashik (ME), Balu Menon (CS), Nirmal (BBM), Bimal (BSc) and many others, they raised Rs. 24,000 by selling North Indian snacks, painting […]

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Helping the students to fully blossom

December 9, 2005 — Amritapuri When the professors from the United States took their seats, the first thing Amma asked them was if they were tired. Indeed, they had been on a whirlwind schedule: first to Delhi where they signed the MoU regarding the Indo-US e-Learning initiative, then to the Coimbatore campus of Amrita University […]

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Education

President Kalam addresses students of e-Learning

8 December 2005 — Amritapuri“Today is an important day in the annals of Indo-US academic cooperation,” said President Kalam over the EduSat satellite. His Excellency was addressing students and professors participating in a newly formed Indo-US e-Learning project wherein lectures given by top U.S. professors visiting Amrita University will be broadcast via an ISRO satellite […]

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Education

Amrita becoming a leading knowledge hub in higher education

20 July, 2005, Washington DC A memorandum of understanding (MoU) for Indo-US Inter-university Collaborative Initiative in Higher Education and Research was signed today during the visit of Prime Minister of India Dr. Manmohan Singh to Washington DC on July 20. In this land mark agreement six leading American universities, including the University of California campuses […]

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Education

Amrita Biotechnology and Bioinformatics

2 September 2004 — Amrita University, Amritapuri Amrita University launched two new MSc-degree courses on 2nd September: MSc Biotechnology and MSc Bio-informatics will be conducted at the Amritapuri campus as part of the university’s School of Arts & Science. Students taking the course benefit from a tremendously high-powered faculty, including five PhD-holding professors who recently […]

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e-Learning classes launched

7 July 2004 — Amrita University, Ettimidai A state-of-the-art E-learning Studio with 6 simultaneous synchronous LCD panels was launched at Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham (Amrita University) Ettimadai campus on 7 July, 2004 by Mr. Kris Gopalakrishnan, Co-founder and Chief Operating Officer of the Indian IT major, Infosys Technologies. Mr. Bhaskar Narayan, Director, Satellite Communications, Indian Space […]

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Education

Amritapuri Campus included under Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham

8 August 2003 — Amritapuri The Ministry for Human Resource Development, Government of India, has, in its order on 8th August 2003, notified that Amrita Institute of Computer Technology (AICT), Amritapuri, is included under the ambit of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore, with immediate effect. The University Grants Commission had earlier recommended the inclusion of AICT […]