Amity University, Noida is a privately owned nonprofit university located in Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India. It was established back in 2005 by an act of state legislature of Uttar Pradesh. This university is a part of the Amity education group which has educational institutes and university campuses in India and in international locations like Dubai, Abu Dhabi, London, Mauritius, China, Singapore and South Africa. It is recognized by the University Grants Commission (UGC) under Section 22 of the UGC Act 1956 and accredited by the NAAC with grade 'A'.
Amity University, Noida is the only nonprofit university in Asia to get US regional accreditation from Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). It is also a member of Association of Indian Universities and Association of Commonwealth Universities.
The programme aims to give a thorough training in Psychology. It aims to introduce to the students the wide range of approaches that constitute psychology and students have the opportunity to apply their knowledge. They are made aware of the current research & its methods, its application, and learn how to evaluate research and carry it out themselves. The programme curriculum has been designed keeping in mind a holistic approach. Inclusion of subjects like History, Sociology, Philosophy & Logic gives our students an upper hand when it comes to preparation for civil services & other competitive examination. The programme aims to provide the students with the foundation skills for further study and research; and to equip them with a range of transferable skills of potential value to future employers. Psychology graduates move into an extremely wide range of careers with ample opportunities in hospitals, schools, management, NGOs, Social Welfare Sectors, Training Industry and extending to many other professional roles.