Amity University is a leading private university in India, operating out of multiple campuses within the country and abroad. The Ritnand Balved Education Foundation, a non-profit organization, which runs several educational institutions under the flagship of Amity Universe, promotes it. At present, more than 100,000 students study in 240 programmes across 30 different Amity campuses spread over 1,000 acres.
In 1991, the foundation set up its first institute, Amity International School, in New Delhi. The Amity Business School was the first higher education institute set up in 1995 and by 2006, Amity University launched its first campus in Noida. In the next six years, Amity University campuses were set up in Gurgaon, Jaipur, Lucknow and Gwalior. International campuses of Amity are in London, Dubai, Singapore, Mauritius, South Africa, China and New Jersey, USA.
Amity offers under-graduate, post-graduate and doctoral level degree programmes which are recognised by the Government of India. Part-time, distance and online programmes are also offered.
Teaching at Amity is practical and focussed on what the industry needs as it evolves through constant interaction with professionals who are a part of the industry and academic advisory boards. Personality enhancement is stressed upon and all students undergo special classes and workshops for this. Innovative activities like military training camps ensure that Amitians become true leaders and imbibe a deep passion for their country.
Amity offers high quality campus experience for its students. The Amity campus is the first wireless campus in India. The central library stocks more than 100,000 books, periodicals, national and international journals and CD-ROMS. Students on campus also get easy access to online journals and database resources like EBSCO Host, Oxford Journals, UGC Infonet, SpringerLink and more. The central campus auditorium can accommodate upto 3,500 students, while there are over 300 state-of-the-art laboratories.
Every year, thousands of students from different parts of India and abroad seek admission in Amity University. These students are provided world-class residential accommodation on campus. They can choose between air-conditioned and non-AC accommodation.