The top leading universities in Coimbatore (India) are Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Bharathiar University, Karunya University, Anna University of Technology, Tamilnadu Agricultural University, among others.

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham is one of the fastest growing institutions of higher learning in India, with headquarters at Coimbatore and campuses at Amritapuri, Kochi, Bengaluru and Mysore. The university offers a wide range of undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral programs in engineering, business, medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, nursing, journalism, biotechnology, information technology, arts and sciences, health sciences, education, microbiology, hospital management, communication, visual media studies and ayurveda.

Bharathiar University was established at Coimbatore by the Government of Tamilnadu in February, 1982 under the provision of the Bharathiar University Act, 1981 (Act 1 of 1982). In May 1985, the University received the recognition from University Grants Commission (UGC) New Delhi for the purpose of grants.

Karunya University (formerly Karunya Institute of Technology and Sciences) is a leading university in India. It has been ranked among the top 15 private engineering colleges in India and among the top 10 for engineering infrastructure by Outlook magazine.

Anna University of Technology, Coimbatore is an affiliating type of university by an act of section of 54 of the Anna University Coimbatore act, 2006. It offers higher education in Engineering, Technology, Management and allied Sciences relevant to the current and projected needs of the society.

Tamilnadu Agricultural University (TNAU) is a leading agrotechnology provider in India and its graduates are recognized throughout the world. The University has gained popularity in view of its quality research and education besides Transfer of Technology (TOT) programmes.

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