Amity University Ranked 5th Position In The Category Of Business Management For The Year 2017 By India Today. Also Ranked As 65th position In The Category of Engineering For The Year 2017 By Outlook. Amity University has been ranked as a number one private university. Its business school has been ranked 7th amongest all business schools by the corporate world.Amity Institute of Biotechnology has also been ranked as the number one private Biotech institute for 3 years in a row. The Law school has been ranked as the 12th best Law school in India.
The university is located at sector 125 on the highway that goes to Greater Noida. The college is well connected to Delhi, Noida, Greater Noida and Ghaziabad by road. There are private buses, which regularly bring students from various parts of NCR. The university can also be reached by the Delhi Metro, and the nearest metro station is Botanical Garden on the blue line. It is around four kilometres from the university and there are cabs regularly plying on the route. A cab ride costs around Rs. 30. However, most of the students do not like to travel every day to college and instead choose to stay in the college hostels.
Campus Infrastructure and Facilities
The university has an awe inspiring infrastructure. The campus is built like a small fortress, and is protected by Z-level security. Students can only enter by swiping their RFID cards. There are many blocks of academic buildings and hostels. Each block has a central open area with either a garden, or a playground or a restaurant, with lots of place to sit and relax.
The central area of the main block (i.e. H-block) is an eventful place, and has some of the famous coffee shops and food joints like CCD, Dominos, Subway, Dosa Plaza and other restaurants. There is a bookshop, where students can buy academic as well as non-academic books. There is also a nice stationary shop called P3 in H block.
All of the buildings are centrally air-conditioned. Most of the facilities required in a college are available here. There is a separate library for each department and each library has an ample number of books. The library is also available online and it can be accessed over the college's intranet. The campus is completely Wi-Fi enabled. However, due to the large number of students who login online simultaneously, the speed gets reduced.
The university has a host of other facilities which include hostel accommodation, medical facilities, sports facilities and a cafeteria.
Faculty and Attendance
The university has a mix of good and average faculty. Some of the senior professors have tremendous amounts of experience in teaching and research. The teachers for professional courses are better than those for Arts, Science and Commerce. However, most teachers are very friendly with the students and are always eager to help them in clearing their doubts.
Amity has a strict attendance policy. Students need to attend 75% of the lectures, otherwise they might have to face deductions in their internal marks or even fail. A monthly report of each student’s attendance is updated on college intranet. This report can be accessed by parents – another good reason for students to attend classes.
Crowd and Hangouts
Most of the crowd is from the rich and affluent strata of the society. The students are amicable and friendly. Most of the students travel to the college, study and go home. However, if a student really wants to enjoy college life, he/she should stay in the hostel. Though college authorities are very strict about timings at the hostels during weekdays, it is slightly relaxed during the weekends.
Atta market in sector 18 is the place where students from Amity usually hang out. There are many malls and shops in the area, and it is the favourite hangout for the students. The Great India Place (GIP) mall in sector 18 is also a popular student hangout. Besides the Atta Market, there are a lot of small ‘dhabas and shacks which serve cheap and delicious food near the college on the highway. Students like these shacks, chiefly because they get non-vegetarian food which is not served in college canteens. The campus itself is considered to be a brilliant place to hang out and students are often seen having a good time on the premises itself.
More than 42,000 students have been placed in different companies through campus placements. The placement statistics are different for different courses. Engineering and Management students have better placements opportunities than students from other courses. Statistically speaking, 100% students from these courses get placed with average salary of Rs 3 lakh/annum.
Following are some of the top companies which hire from the university:
ABN Amro, HCL Group, Ranbaxy, Sony India, Taj Hotel, Lowe, Tata Infotech, DLF Ltd, IBM, BPL, RPG, SBI Life, Citibank, Telco, Wipro, GE Capital, FCB Ulka, ITC Hotels, Citicorp, Birla Sunlife, HSBC.