Amity University was established in 2005. It is a private research university, founded by Ashok Chauhan, in Noida, Uttar Pradesh. The university is affiliated with UGC and 'A+' grade by the NAAC (National Assessment and Accreditation Council).

Amity University offers education through both regular and distance learning modes in a variety of courses at undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctoral level degrees for the students seeking admission in Fine Arts, Journalism & Communication, Law, Management Studies, Medicine, Performing Arts, Science, Technology & Engineering, Pharmaceutical Studies, etc.