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- Chancellor Amma Addresses the Parliament of World’s Religions
- Amrita Students Qualify for the European Mars Rover Challenge
What makes ecstatic Dr. P. Venkat Rangan VC of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham is being part of privately owned institution. Focusing on autonomous character, he emphasises, “We have freedom to innovate fast.” His expression sinks when he compares Indian context with West. He shares, “Unfortunately, the Government looks at private institutions with lot of doubts. If you look at US, 7 out of the top 10 universities are private players like MIT, Stanford. There is exceptional talent pouring in some private universities. The government should try to leverage from it.” He admits public private partnership is crucial. – Careers360’s interview with Dr. P. Venkat Rangan, Vice Chancellor, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham.
Faculty members from AmritaWNA including the Center head Dr. Maneesha V. Ramesh was invited to be part of the international workshop on Small Satellite & Sensor Technology for Disaster Management. . .
Careers360, India’s largest higher education and career counselling portal has announced the University Rating/Ranking Survey 2014. The assessment was based on the performance of universities in parameters such as Accreditation, Publications (refereed journals), Citations and Indian Patents. Amrita Center. . .
A four day Dramatics and Theatre Workshop was organized jointly by the Department of English and Deptartment of Visual Media, School of Arts and Sciences, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Kochi campus, from August 21-24, 2014.
Speaking at the ‘Workshop on Aesthetics of Sound in Cinema’, hosted by Amrita School of Communication, Padmashree Dr. Resul Pookutty said that he preferred the use of ‘real sounds’ to dubbing. . .
Amrita School of Biotechnology selected among the top six Indian innovators to contribute to the development of sanitation solutions as part of the Reinvent the Toilet Challenge: India. From a. . .
Every Wednesday, a grand transformation takes place in the reading room at Amrita School of Biotechnology. The neatly arranged desks and chairs sparsely occupied by students, laptops and textbooks are. . .
Holi, the festival of colours, love and unity celebrates the triumph of good over evil. We celebrated Holi with lots of pomp and show in spite of it being a. . .
When most of us hear about the prevalence of a world-wide epidemic we usually break into a cold sweat combined with a sense of paranoia as we consider the implications. . .
AmritaCREATE labs was invited to showcase their Rural India Tablet Education (RITE) initiative at the launch of READ Alliance by USAID and Center for Knowledge Societies (CKS). The launch event. . .