Introduction

     Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham is an internationally acclaimed University that aims at creating professionals who will be driven by a firm commitment to excellence, yet rooted in the rich cultural heritage of our nation. This Multi-Campus University, with headquarters at Ettimadai, Coimbatore and having campuses in Amritapuri, Bangalore, Kochi and Mysore, is accredited by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC), Government of India, with 'A' grade. It is fast emerging as a pioneering Research cum Teaching Institution moulding a new generation of engineers, doctors, managers, healthcare and media professionals, scientists and entrepreneurs of calibre and character.

The engineering schools at Amritapuri, Bangalore, and Coimbatore are offering under graduate and post graduate programmes including Ph.D. in multiple disciplines of engineering. The two - year post graduate programme leads to an M.Tech. degree to which the admission is on an all India basis. Candidates who satisfy the eligibility criteria stipulated by the University can apply.

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham is also conducting its MCA Entrance Examination every year on an all India basis for admission to the 3 year MCA programme offered in the four campuses at Amritapuri (Kollam), Ettimadai (Coimbatore), Kochi and Mysore. Candidates who satisfy the eligibility criteria will be admitted to the MCA programme through counseling, based on their ranks in the Entrance Examination.

Amrita is committed to provide the best career opportunities to the students of the University by maintaining close rapport with the corporates, identifying potential recruiters and organising campus recruitment processes. The meticulously planned and executed placement programme for students who have been put through the paces of a well structured training schedule has contributed to the high percentage of student placements in reputed organisations like TCS, Microsoft, Wipro, L&T, Infosys, Patni, Cognizant, Caterpillar, Hindustan Motors, HP, HCL, Accord Soft, Honey Well, I - flex, Mind Tree etc. More than 100 Companies visit the campus regularly to meet their human resource needs.

This handbook contains general information and rules relating to the M.Tech./ PG Diploma / MCA admissions 2011 and other relevant details. Candidates are required to go through the handbook carefully and acquaint themselves with the procedures relating to the admission. The contents of the handbook are subject to modification as may be deemed necessary by the University. The decision of the University will be final and binding on any issue related to the admission.