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Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham was the youngest institution to be awarded with an ‘A++’ grade by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC), an autonomous body established in 1994 by the University Grants Commission (UGC) of India to assess and accredit institutions of higher education in the country. To be eligible to apply for the NAAC accreditation, an educational institution should have completed five years. Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham had just completed six years in January 2009 when it applied for the accreditation. ‘A++’ is the highest grade that can be awarded to the best-in-class institutions for higher learning
Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences has been granted NABH accreditation. Amrita is the first university teaching hospital to get NABH accreditation in the country.National Accreditation Board for Hospitals & Healthcare Providers (NABH) is a constituent board of Quality Council of India, set up to establish and operate accreditation programme for healthcare organizations and to set benchmarks for progress of health industry.
Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences has been granted NABL accreditation for all its laboratories.
NABL is a Constituent Board of Quality Council of India. NABL has been established with the objective to provide Government, Industry Associations and Industry in general with a scheme for third-party assessment of the quality and technical competence of testing and calibration laboratories.
International Organization for Standardization(ISO) has accredited Amrita Healthsciences campus at Kochi with ISO 9001:2008, ISO 14001:2004 & OHSAS 18001:2007
Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore Campus has been awarded the Number One Rank in the ‘Technical Institutions’ category in the Swachhta Rankings 2017 & 2018 released by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India.
This ranking is based on a sustainability audit focusing on campus greenery, cleanliness and maintenance, toilet adequacy in campus, tree planting and community outreach in promoting Swachh culture.
Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri Campus & Healthsciences Campus at Kochi are consecutively being receiving the Excellence Award instituted by the Kerala State Pollution Control Board (KSPCB). Amrita Hospital has been receving the award consecutively since 2015 and Amritapuri Campus since 2017.
The award instituted by the state government of Kerala for different categories of institutions for the best practices in pollution control, effective management to control air and water pollution, energy and water conservation and protection of environment is given to coincide with World Environment Day.
Amrita was presented with a 2008 NLM-UNESCO Award for Adult Literacy. The award was given in recognition of our outstanding contribution to the Adult Education Program Jan Shikshan Sansthan [JSS] in Sivakasi, Tamil Nadu.
NLM [National Literacy Movement] and UNESCO [United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisationl] have been presenting the award annually for several years in order to encourage institutions working in the field of literacy and adult education to keep up their good work.