Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham (Health Science Campus) Kochi

AIMS Ponekkara, KERALA

Quick info
Established in

1998

Approval / Recognition

Indian Nursing Council (INC), All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), Pharmacy Council of India (PCI), Kerala Nurses and Midwives Council(KNMC), Indian Ministry of Human Resource Development(MHRD), National Institutional Ranking Framework(NIRF), National Accreditation Board for Hospitals & Healthcare Providers(NABH)

Ownership

Private

Affiliated University / Board

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri Campus

Accreditation

NAAC A

Genders Accepted

Co-Ed

About

About Us

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham is a multi-campus, multi-disciplinary research academia that is accredited 'A' by NAAC and is ranked as one of the best research institutions in India. Amrita is spread across six campuses in three states of India - Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Karnataka, with the headquarters at Ettimadai, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu. Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham continuously collaborates with top US universities including Ivy league universities and top European universities for regular student exchange programs, and has emerged as one of the fastest growing institutions of higher learning in India. The institution is managed by the Mata Amritanandamayi Math.

Mata Amritanandamayi Devi is the founder and Chancellor of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham. She is also known as Amma to millions around the globe. A world renowned humanitarian leader, Amma is the guiding light of the institution. Amma's words, thoughts and values for education and research, helped shape the Amrita's mission and vision.

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham has an extensive campus being set up at Kochi that comprises of a pre-eminent medical institute, the Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences (AIMS) along with the School of Medicine, School of Dentistry, College of Nursing, School of Pharmacy & School of Allied Health Sciences and Center for Nanosciences. The campus though dominated by the health science schools is not entirely restricted to medical sciences and has a School of Arts and Sciences and School of Business as well.

The School of Arts and Sciences at Kochi campus,located at the sprawling and serene Brahmasthanam Temple Complex at Edappally, Kochi  by the NH-17, is leaping towards boundless glory and fame. The campus has an excellent landscape abundant with trees and gardens. The School of Business at Kochi campus is one among the three campuses of Amrita School of Business established in 2009. ASB, Kochi was rated as the 7th best B-School in South India by The Week in 2011. ASB offers postgraduate and Ph. D. programs in management offering specializations in the area of Finance, HR, Marketing, Operations and Information Systems.

The Health Sciences campus comprises of the School of Medicine, the School of Dentistry, the College of Nursing, the School of Pharmacy and the Amrita Center for Nanosciences co-located with Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences. Committed to providing value-based medical education, these educational institutions strive to instill the qualities of dedication and service in the youth.

Amrita School of Medicine is founded on the highest principles, with an emphasis on service, compassion, charity and excellence through education. The blending of the vital ingredients of competence and compassion is an extension of the vision and inspiration of our founder, Sri Mata Amritanandamayi Devi, from whom we draw our strength and dedication and whose life exemplifies these high principles in every action. The nurturing of these values at the Amrita Health Sciences Campus complements a fine technical education by enhancing skills with a unique understanding and compassion for the patient. The faculty is dedicated to these sustaining values and has diligently worked on the curricula, techniques and methods that will be of the greatest help to the students.

Amrita Center for Nanosciences lead the way in cutting-edge research and are engaged in several funded projects that aim to succor pressing humanitarian issues. The Center was established in May 2006 as one of the seven Nanotechnology Centers funded by the Government of India under the Nanoscience and Nanotechnology initiative and is the only one in the biomedical area. The Amrita Center for Nanosciences (ACNS) is an independent Center under the Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham with both research and academic components. There are over 50 students currently doing M. Tech. or Ph. D. in Nanosciences or Nanomedical Sciences. The Center is engaged in pioneering work in the development of natural tissues and organs through tissue engineering using biodegradable scaffolds, within which cells are made to attach and proliferate in a controlled fashion. The Center is also conducting research in cancer nanotechnology for the purposes of early detection and therapy of cancer, the development of biocompatible devices using nanomaterials and the development of biomedical nanosensors.

The School of Dentistry was inaugurated by Smt. Sushama Swaraj, the then Minister for Health and Family Welfare and parliamentary affairs of the Government of India. It is housed in a self-contained four-storey building, having a built-up area of 154,000 sq. ft., and is one of the biggest dental colleges in Asia.  The School attracts a diverse patient population. Students have the opportunity to acquire a full range of clinical experiences, both within the dental school and the at the community level, including treatment of emergency cases, medically compromised cases, and physically and mentally challenged patients. Students become adept at attending to the special needs of patients who have complex medical histories and may already be receiving treatment for a number of diseases. By serving this varied segment of the population, students come to understand the prevalence of certain diseases and oral health problems, comprehend the patterns of disease, and learn from the outcomes of selected therapies.

The College of Nursing is committed to excellence in nursing education, research and development of leadership skills and human values. Situated within the Health Science campus in an exclusive building, the institute provides an ambience, comprising state-of-the-art infrastructure, unparalleled technical expertise, diligent faculty, and above all, the instilling of values based on the rich Indian tradition and ancient culture. Sri Shatrughnan Sinha, the then Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare, inaugurated the College on 1st November 2002. The College of Nursing is recognized by the Kerala Nurses and Midwives Council and Indian Nursing Council.

Established in 1997 as a Center of Excellence in the field of Pharmaceutical Sciences, the location of School of Pharmacy at the heart of Kochi campus makes it ideally situated to offer high quality infrastructure for training and research in Pharmaceutical Sciences. The goal of the school is not only to excel in the field of education, but also to conduct social and charitable outreach programs and thereby mould a new battalion of highly competent pharmacy professionals. The school gives due weightage to industrial, hospital, community, clinical and research aspects of pharmacy. It utilizes the wide variety of resources available at the various centers of the Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences and the institution for providing theoretical and practical training and orientation to the students. The School gives equal importance to industrial pharmacy and research aspects of clinical pharmacy. The students are encouraged and motivated to take part in the charitable outreach work of Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences (AIMS).  The Amrita School of Pharmacy is recognized by the Pharmacy Council of India (PCI), All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) and other statutory bodies and agencies.

About The School Of Medicine

Established in September 2002, the Amrita School of Medicine has achieved great academic recognition from the students, community and educational fraternity as an institution providing not only world-class training but also the right perspective on life. The present School tower comprises 12 storeys with a total floor area of 120,000 sq. ft. The hospital has an additional floor area of 1,100,000 sq.ft.

Incorporating state-of-the-art educational facilities that meet international standards, the Amrita School of Medicine is a fusion of the latest technology with core human values. The School of Medicine building houses laboratories, lecture halls and a well-furnished central library complete with an outstanding collection of the latest editions of international and Indian medical books and journals. It also provides for electronic access to many scientific and medical databases in India and abroad. An ANATOMY MUSEUM has been established with all the latest teaching devices and with elaborate models detailing the different parts of the human body.

The School offers various undergraduate and postgraduate programs like BSc, MSc, MD/MS/PG Diploma, DM/MCh, etc., as well as a five-and-a-half year program in Medicine, including a year of internship, culminating in the award of an MBBS degree. The curriculum is based on the directives of the Medical Council of India.

The course involves both theory classes and practical sessions. Clinical exposure begins in the second year with classes conducted by clinical specialists emphasizing the relevance of the basic sciences to clinical practices. Hospital postings and field visits to public health centers aim at exposing the candidate to different scenarios in which doctors in India might find themselves, and how to go about providing the best care in all the circumstances.

A commitment to the practice of medicine in its highest form is a lifelong commitment to humanity. Our resolve to be a Center of Excellence both in medical training and in the practice of medicine will well prepare eager and talented young men and women to play a key role at the forefront of their chosen profession.

About The College Of Nursing

The Amrita College of Nursing, a constituent unit of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, was inaugurated on 1st November, 2002, by Shri. Shathrughnan Sinha, the then Union  Minister for Health and Family Welfare. The college is recognized by the the Kerala Nurses and Midwives Council. Presently the college offers B. Sc. Nursing and M. Sc. Nursing. The B. Sc. Nursing program which was started in the year 2002 with an intake of 50 seats is now expanded to 100 seats per batch.The M. Sc.  Nursing is offered in four different specialties with an annual intake of 36. 

The College is situated within the Health Science Campus in a separate building with excellent laboratory and classroom facilities. The total area of the college is 70487.2 Sq.feet which is much above the INC specifications.

Currently the college has 39 teaching faculty. The experienced, competent and stable faculty in various specialties with six Professors, four Associate Professors and six Assistant Professors, is an asset of this institution. An all-round development of the students is ensured through the balanced blend of curricular and extracurricular activities. Class room teaching is made effective by the use of modern educational technology. Apart from the practical training in the laboratories especially Central Simulation lab, students get exposed to a wide variety of clinical conditions in the parent hospital, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, which has got the most advanced technology of health care. Here they are getting hands on training in care of patients and all the nursing procedures under the expert guidance of medical and nursing teachers. The laboratories are well equipped with most advanced manikins and simulators.The Nursing College Library has more than 6000 text books, journals, both Indian and foreign and internet facilities with online databases.

The library timing extends from 9.00am till 10.00 pm. There is also a central library located in the Medical College. This is a college among the very few having a well equipped Language Lab. This enables the students to develop their language skill which is very essential for the career mobility.

Vision

To be a global center of excellence in providing quality nursing education rooted in values, research and in preparing professionals to lead safe, dynamic nursing practice through clinical partnerships.

Mission

Amrita College of Nursing is committed to:

·         Provide nursing education programmes to prepare professionals capable of providing safe, comprehensive and compassionate nursing care in an ever changing health care environment.

·         Prepare advanced practice nurses, educators and administrators (capacity building).

·         Enhance research that improves quality of life of individuals / families and has an impact on nursing practice.

·         Integrate nursing education, research and practice through clinical partnership

Aim

The aim of the undergraduate nursing program is to prepare graduates who can provide competent, compassionate and evidence based preventive, promotive, curative and rehabilitative nursing care in varied settings, making independent decisions as and when required, considering the safety and rights of individuals/groups and personal and professional development.

Objectives

On completion of the four year B. Sc. Nursing programme the graduate will be able to:

·         Apply knowledge from biological and behavioral sciences, medicine and nursing in providing nursing care to individuals, families and communities.

·         Demonstrate awareness of life style and other factors, that affect health of individuals and groups.

·         Provide nursing care based on steps of nursing process in collaboration with the individuals and groups.

·         Demonstrate critical thinking skill in making decisions in all situations in order to provide quality care.

·         Utilize the latest trends and technology in providing health care.

·         Provide promotive, preventive and restorative health services in line with the National Health Policies and programmes.

·         Practice within the framework of code of ethics and professional conduct, and acceptable standards of practice within the legal boundaries.

·         Communicate effectively with individuals and groups, and members of the health team in order to promote effective interpersonal relationships and teamwork.

·         Demonstrate skills in teaching to individuals and groups in clinical/community health settings.

·         Participate effectively as members of the health team in health care delivery system.

·         Demonstrate leadership and managerial skills in clinical/community health settings.

·         Conduct need based research studies in various settings and utilize the research findings to improve the quality of care.

·         Demonstrate awareness, interest and contribute towards advancement of self and of the profession.

·         Demonstrate personal characteristics and attitudes (like personal integrity, responsibility, reliability and showing concern for other individuals) essential for a professional.

 

About The School Of Pharmacy

Amrita School of Pharmacy, an integral component of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, is the first to start functioning among the schools under Health Sciences campus. Located in the vibrant city of Kochi, Kerala, Amrita School of Pharmacy offers training for one of the most sought after professional courses. The School’s commitment to excellence in healthcare is in line with the overall objective of the Kochi - based Health Sciences campus of the institution. The School of Pharmacy strives not only to provide quality education in pharmaceutical sciences but also to establish itself in research and serves as an ideal platform for the overall development of highly competent pharmacy professionals. The School maintains an exemplary clinical practice and conducts community outreach programmes that address the needs of Kochiites and the society at large.

The School is housed in a self-contained five-storied building and is located away from the hustle and bustle of the main hospital within the campus, yet has access to all the clinical services. This optimal location provides a calm and quiet atmosphere conducive for learning.

Once the Pharmacy Council of India (PCI) recognised and announced the launch of the Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm. D.) programme in 2008 all over India, Amrita School of Pharmacy, taking full advantage of its in-house hospital and the associated healthcare services, started offering the six - years Pharm. D. (Regular) and three years Pharm. D. (Post Baccalaureate) programmes from 2010.

The two programmes were the first of their kind in the state of Kerala and the School’s enrolment expanded significantly due to this landmark achievement.

The gradual yet steady thrust in research has culminated in the registration of candidates for the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph. D.) programme.

Since the School strongly believes in the teachings of its respected Chancellor Sri Mata Amritanandamayi Devi (Amma), it advocates the inculcation of cultural values in one’s day - to - day activities. Hence, value education is mandatory for all students enrolling in the School. The students are encouraged and motivated to participate in the charitable outreach activities of Mata Amritanandamayi Math.

Pharmacy profession demands strict adherence to a set of ethical principles. The vision of Amrita School of Pharmacy, therefore, is to ensure the provision of high quality value - based education with an international focus while maintaining utmost professionalism, integrity and ethics.

As the school marches ahead, it vows by its unwavering commitment to provide education to students from all sections of society regardless of race, caste, religion or economic condition.

Amrita School of Pharmacy is recognised by Pharmacy Council of India (PCI) & All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE). The School and the institution are accredited by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) with 'A' Grade.

Vision

·         To develop as a center of excellence in Pharmacy education and research and become one among the distinguished pharma institutions in the country. It envisions to establish effective collaborations with pharma industries and international pharmacy institutions for mutual benefits.

Mission

·         To provide high quality value-based education with high emphasis on research and mould competent and socially committed pharmacy professionals capable of practicing and managing the future of pharmacy profession in the country and abroad.

About the School of Dentistry

The BDS course offered by Amrita School of Dentistry commenced in September 2003 and was inaugurated by Smt. Sushma Swaraj, the then Minister for Health and Family Welfare of the Government of India. The School is housed in a self - contained four - storey building, having a built - up area of 154,000 sq. ft., and is one of the biggest dental colleges in Asia.

The building includes pre - clinical dental laboratories, lecture halls, conference center, faculty members offices, administrative offices, clinical treatment areas, small group discussion areas, research labs and library. A State of the art advanced dental care clinic provides exclusive specialist care. Sufficient area has been earmarked for future expansion. Postgraduate courses commenced in 2010 and at present, the nine specialities offered at the School have postgraduate programs. Amrita School of Dentistry seeks to provide top quality, affordable, comprehensive education in oral and craniofacial care. The School ensures that the students undergo an integrated educational experience that combines extensive clinical practice with rigorous course work.

Apart from the regular training offered in various specialties in dentistry such as Orthodontics, Prosthodontics & Implantology, Conservative Dentistry, Paediatric Dentistry, Oral Medicine & Radiology, Periodontics, Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Oral Pathology & Microbiology and Public Health Dentistry, high quality training facilities are available in Craniofacial Surgery and Plastic Surgery for trainees in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.

The students are exposed to maxillofacial prosthetic rehabilitation carried out in the Department of Prosthodontics. A great deal of emphasis is placed on community - oriented dental outreach programs. The School extends the knowledge of oral health by encouraging and assisting faculty in the pursuit of innovative research.

The School stimulates and encourages the qualities of ethics, human values and character that mark the true oral health professional. The School also attracts a diverse patient population. Students have the opportunity to acquire a full range of clinical experiences, both within the School and the community, including treatment of emergency cases, medically compromised cases, and physically and mentally challenged patients. Students become adept at attending to the special needs of patients who have complex medical histories and may already be receiving treatment for a number of diseases.

Outreach - Dental Health Camps

As a part of Societal and Community Development program, Amrita School of Dentistry conducts free Dental Health Camps for the rural society and school children. In the Dental Health Camp conducted from June 2010 to May 2011, more than 10, 250 people attended the dental check-up camp. The patients were examined and screened. Nearly 530 patients were treated at the camp and 17 patients were detected for Oral cancer. The camps were conducted in various schools like, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan's Public School (Tripunithara), Amrita Vidyalayam(Elamakkara), Amrita College of Engineering(Amritapuri). The camps extended to areas in and around Ernakulum District(like, Aluva, Angamaly, Fort Kochi, Panampally Nagar, Edapally, Tripunithara, etc).

 

 

 

Facilities

Boys Hostel
Girls Hostel
Lab
Library
ATM
WiFi
Cafeteria
Hospital Facilities
Auditorium
Sports
Counselling Cell
Convenience Store
Placement Cell
Transportation Facilities
Digital Library
Laboratories
Place Of Worship
Parking Facilities
Workshop Facilities
Career Guidance Cell
Cultural Zone
Academic Zone
Digital Class Room
Welfare Schemes
Smart Classroom
Yoga
Anti Ragging Cell
Elevator

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OverviewM.S. Otolaryngology or Master of Surgery in Otolaryngology is a postgraduate Surgery course. Otolaryngology (sometimes called ENT or otorhinolaryngology) is a branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of the ears, nose, throat, head, and neck... View More
3 Year
Full Time
PG
Medical
OverviewDDVL full form is Diploma in Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy and it is a 2-3 years diploma course studying about the disorders of skin and its appendages, and about sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). This paramedical course focuses on various skin-related... View More
2 Year
Full Time
PG
Medical
OverviewPGD in Ophthalmology is a 2 year postgraduate Diploma program, the minimum eligibility is Graduation from a recognized college or its equivalent exam. Admission in PGD Ophthalmology is depending upon the premise of candidate’s performance in a relevant... View More
2 Year
Full Time
PG
Medical
M.D.S. Community Dentistry or Master of Dental Surgery in Community Dentistry is a postgraduate Dentistry Course.  The Course deals with preventing disease, prolonging life & promoting physical & mental efficiency through organized community efforts for the sanitation... View More
3 Year
Full Time
PG
Dental
MDS in Oral and maxillofacial pathology deals with nature, characteristics, cause, effects, and diagnosis of diseases that affect the oral and maxillofacial regions. The specialty of Dentistry that performs a histopathological evaluation of specimens relating to... View More
3 Year
Full Time
PG
Dental
OverviewMD Pediatrics is a 3-year postgraduate degree in the field of medicine, focusing on medical conditions affecting babies, children, and young people. The eligibility required to pursue the course is a Medical Council of India (MCI)- recognized MBBS (Bachelor of... View More
3 Year
Full Time
PG
Medical
OverviewMD Physiology is a 3 year full-time Post Grauduate Physiology course. Eligibility to which is completed MBBS an equivalent degree with minimum aggregate of 55% of marks from a recognized university. Many colleges offer MD Physiology course in India. Every college... View More
3 Year
Full Time
PG
Medical
The M. D. S. in Oral Medicine & Radiology is a three year Postgraduate program. Oral Medicine and Radiology is a specialized branch in dentistry that deals with diseases of oral and surrounding structures, oral manifestation of systemic... View More
3 Year
Full Time
PG
Dental
OverviewMDS in Orthodontics is a 3-year postgraduate course in different disciplines of dentistry. Aspiring candidates need to have completed Bachelor of Dental Science (BDS) from a recognized university in order to be eligible to apply for the course. The discipline is... View More
3 Year
Full Time
PG
Dental
OverviewMDS in Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry is a 3 year postgraduate degree program, the minimum eligibility for which is BDS from a recognized College or Institute.Master of Dental Surgery (MDS) with specialization in Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry is a... View More
3 Year
Full Time
PG
Dental
OverviewMDS in Prosthodontics and Crown & Bridge is a 3-year postgraduate degree program, the minimum eligibility is BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery) degree from a reputed college or institution recognized by the Dental Council of India or its equivalent... View More
3 Year
Full Time
PG
Dental
M.Sc. MLT is a 2-year full-time postgraduate course which is divided into 4 semesters. This field is majorly concerned with the treatment, diagnosis, and prevention of diseases by means of clinical laboratory tests. Students must have obtained Bachelor of Science in Medical... View More
2 Year
Full Time
PG
Allied Health Sciences
AcademicsIntroductionThere is a growing demand in India and abroad for trained post graduates in the field of clinical nutrition and food science for positions in the health care centers, local government, food industries and research and development. Countries all over the... View More
2 Year
Full Time
PG
Science
OverviewM.Sc. in Mental Health Nursing is a 2 Years postgraduate Neurology course. Mental Health Nursing is also known as Psychiatric Nursing. During this course, students will study ethics, counseling theory, career development, diagnostic strategies and Group Counselling.... View More
2 Year
Full Time
PG
Nursing
OverviewRadiotherapy is the application of radiation medicine in the treatment of cancer. Radiotherapy Technicians work in cancer hospitals and aid in chemotherapy treatment. The subject of Radiotherapy is also an integral part of B.Sc. in Medical Technology pursed by... View More
3 Year
Full Time
PG
Medical
OverviewObstetrics and Gynecology are two surgical–medical specialties dealing with the female reproductive organs in their pregnant and non-pregnant states, respectively, and as such are often combined to form a single medical specialty and postgraduate training program.... View More
3 Year
Full Time
PG
Medical
OverviewM.Sc. in Child Health Nursing is a 2-year long full-time, post-graduate course divided into 4 semesters. The program is for registered nurses interested in undertaking a beginner-level specialised practice in child, adolescent, and family health nursing in the... View More
2 Year
Full Time
PG
Nursing
OverviewEmergency Medicine is a medical speciality which equips doctors with the skills and knowledge necessary for patient care with critical healthcare requirements. Emergency Medical Technology comprises planning, overseeing, and medical management for emergency medical... View More
2 Year
Full Time
PG
Paramedical
OverviewThe MCh in Gynecological Oncology is designed as a Subspecialty course aimed at training candidates who having obtained a primary MCI-recognized postgraduate qualification in Obstetrics & Gynecology i.e. MS/MD or equivalent (DNB) and desire to pursue a career in... View More
3 Year
Full Time
PG
Medical
OverviewM.D. Nuclear Medicine or Doctor of Medicine in Nuclear Medicine is a postgraduate Medicine course. Nuclear medicine is a branch of medical imaging that uses small amounts of radioactive material to diagnose and determine the severity of or treat a... View More
3 Year
Full Time
PG
Medical
OverviewMD in Respiratory Medicine is a 2-year full-time postgraduate course, the minimum eligibility for admission to which is the successful completion of MBBS from a university recognized by the Medical Council of India (MCI). The discipline... View More
3 Year
Full Time
PG
Medical
OverviewMDS in Public Health Dentistry is a 3-year full-time postgraduate course divided across 4 semesters. Public Health Dentistry is a branch of general dentistry that involves dispensing professional oral health care at the community level. Students enrolled to the course... View More
3 Year
Full Time
PG
Dental
OverviewMSc in Neuroscience or Master of Science in Neuroscience is a 2-years postgraduate level Neurology program. It is a popular course especially among the students who wish to learn and research more about the intricacies of the brain. Neuroelectrophysiology is a fast... View More
2 Year
Full Time
PG
Paramedical
OverviewM.Pharm in Pharmaceutical Chemistry is a 2-year postgraduate course in pharmacy, spread over 4 semesters. Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Medicinal Chemistry are disciplines at the intersection of chemistry, especially Synthetic Organic Chemistry and Pharmacology,... View More
2 Year
Full Time
PG
Pharmacy
OverviewM.Pharm is a two-year post-graduate course which has been designed to focus on the field of pharmaceutical science.  Under this programme, the students get in-depth knowledge on how to prepare medicines, help in treating patients, advising patients on the... View More
2 Year
Full Time
PG
Pharmacy
Pharm. D. (Post Baccalaureate) is a 3-year professional post-graduate course in the discipline of Pharmacy, open for pursuance by eligible graduates of Pharmacy, completed from an institute recognized by the PCI.The course includes 1 compulsory year of residency or... View More
3 Year
Full Time
PG
Pharmacy
OverviewPost Graduate Diploma in Child Health is a 2-year full-time postgraduate course, the minimum eligibility for which is an M.B.B.S degree from any recognized university. Admission to Post Graduate Diploma in Child Health course is based on the candidate’s performance... View More
2 Year
Full Time
PG
Medical
Post Graduate Diploma in Gynecology and Obstetrics (DGO) is a postgraduate-level course in medicine. This program has been designed to prepare medical faculty in the obstetrics and gynecology specialty.The program coupled with clinical training prepares candidates in:*... View More
2 Year
Full Time
PG
Medical
Diploma in Otorhinolaryngology is a 2 year full-time Diploma level ENT course. Eligibility to course is MBBS degree with minimum of 65% marks. Admission to Diploma in Otorhinolaryngology [DLO] is based on merit-list or entrance-based. Most of the colleges select students... View More
2 Year
Full Time
PG
Medical
OverviewMDS in Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics is a postgraduate course in dentistry. Conservative Dentistry is concerned with the prevention and treatment of diseases and injuries that originate in the teeth. In this type of medication, diseased or fractured... View More
3 Year
Full Time
PG
Dental
Master of Public Health is a 2-year, full-time program in healthcare. The program is imparted by means of a variety of teaching/learning techniques, including lectures, case discussions, practical exercises, lab work, field visits, seminars, journal clubs, collaborative... View More
2 Year
Full Time
PG
Social Work
About MSc in Respiratory TherapyThe discipline of Respiratory therapy has contributed substantially to the development of health care by nurturing specialists who can maintain the airway during management of trauma and intensive care. As envisioned, Amrita Center for Allied... View More
2 Year
Full Time
PG
Medical
M.Sc. Food Science and Technology is a 2-year full-time post-graduate course divided into 4 semesters. The program has been designed to train Food Engineers in understanding and applying latest scientific knowledge of the specialized field, acquiring professional familiarity... View More
2 Year
Full Time
PG
Life Sciences
Indian healthcare sector is growing at a rapid rate. It has been estimated that till 2020, the sector will grow at a cumulative average rate of 16.5% and will touch US$ 280 billion ( 18,48,000 Crore Rs) revenue mark (KPMG India). In terms of workforce requirement, it is... View More
2 Year
Full Time
PG
Allied Health Sciences
M.Sc. in Medical Surgical Nursing is a 2-year full-time postgraduate program. Medical Surgical Nursing is a field of nursing designed to address the need for professional care of adult patients in a variety of settings by combining technical expertise in administering healthcare... View More
2 Year
Full Time
PG
Nursing
MD in Obstetrics and Gynecology is a 2-year full-time postgraduate course in medicine.  Obstetrics and Gynecology are the two surgical–medical specialties dealing with the female reproductive organs in their pregnant and non-pregnant state, respectively, and as such, are... View More
2 Year
Full Time
PG
Nursing
M.Pharm. Pharmaceutics is a full-time 2-year long postgraduate course the eligibility for which is a graduation degree in B.Pharm. program with a minimum of 50% marks from any recognized university or any other institute equivalent to university. The syllabus for the... View More
2 Year
Full Time
PG
Pharmacy
Pharm. D. is a 6- year doctorate level course, including five years of academic study and a year of internship or residency. The course aims to prepare eligible candidates students in the management of patient medication therapy and improving patient outcomes. ... View More
6 Year
Full Time
PG
Pharmacy
OverviewM.Ch. in E.N.T is a 3- year long postgraduate course divided into 6 semesters, with each semester lasting a period of 6 months. M.Ch. in E.N.T (Otorhinolaryngology) is an advanced qualification in surgical medicine. Otorhinolaryngology, also called otolaryngology/... View More
3 Year
Full Time
PG
Medical
OverviewPG Diploma in Medical Record Techniques (PGDMRT) - Maintenance of Medical Records is the back bone of any hospital. This Department plays a key role in not only maintaining the patient records but promotes research of quality, in financial and legal interests of the... View More
2 Year
Full Time
PG
Medical
OverviewMDS in Oral Pathology and Microbiology is a 3-year postgraduate program in dentistry. This is a special branch of dentistry that deals with the nature, characteristics, cause, effects, and diagnosis of diseases that affect the oral and maxillofacial regions. It... View More
3 Year
Full Time
PG
Dental
OverviewMDS in Periodontics is a 3- year postgraduate program in dentistry. This branch of dentistry deals with diseases of the supporting and investing structures of the teeth including the gums, cemented and periodontal membranes, and alveolar bone. The course’s... View More
3 Year
Full Time
PG
Dental
OverviewDysphagia and swallowing problems are one of the common clinical problems met in clinical practice. The swallowing disorders have differing etiologies and involve many systems of the body. Neurological or structural damages in the upper aero digestive tract are the... View More
2 Year
Full Time
PG
Medical
M.Pharm. in Pharmacology is a 2-year full-time postgraduate Pharmacy course, the minimum eligibility for admission to which is the successful completion of graduation (B.Pharm.), from a recognized university.Graduation needs to have been completed in any of Pharmacology,... View More
2 Year
Full Time
PG
Pharmacy
M.Pharm. in Pharmacy Practice is a 2-year postgraduate Pharmacy course. The course has been designed to offer instruction in concepts and processes of technical procedures for preparing and dispensing drugs in hospitals and retail settings under supervision of Registered... View More
2 Year
Full Time
PG
Pharmacy
About DM(Doctorate of Medicine) CardiologyDM Cardiology is a 3-year, full-time post-graduate course divided into 4 semesters. Cardiology is the medical specialty that deals with disorders in heart, particularly the human heart and diagnosis and treatment of... View More
3 Year
Full Time
M.Phil
Medical
OverviewDoctorate of Medicine in Neurology is a three year super – specialty post doctorate course in the field of medicine. In the study of this course, students undergo a rigorous clinical training, which includes seminars, journal clubs, bedside clinics and take part... View More
3 Year
Full Time
M.Phil
Medical
OverviewMaster of Philosophy or M.Phil in clinical psychology is a 2-Year post-graduation course. The Course is generally having 4 semesters but it can vary upon Institutions Rules and Regulations. For a Candidate to be eligible for this course a master's degree in clinical... View More
2 Year
Full Time
M.Phil
Medical
OverviewPhD Pharmaceutical Sciences is a three year minimum doctorate level programme. The programme structure is on semester system and deals with researching new discoveries in pharma or medicine and drugs. Candidates get to design, formulate and test medicines and... View More
3 Year
Full Time
PHD
Pharmacy
OverviewPh.D in Health Science is basically a 3 to 5-year duration full time doctorate course which is specially designed to teach the students regarding the improvement and distribution of typical health care techniques in the Healthcare Field. In this course, students... View More
3 Year
Full Time
PHD
Medical
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Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham (Health Science Campus) Kochi provides a total of 96 courses
Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham (Health Science Campus) Kochi college is approved or recognized by Indian Nursing Council (INC), All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), Pharmacy Council of India (PCI), Kerala Nurses and Midwives Council(KNMC), Indian Ministry of Human Resource Development(MHRD), National Institutional Ranking Framework(NIRF), National Accreditation Board for Hospitals & Healthcare Providers(NABH)
The college is located at AIMS Ponekkara
The main facilities provided by Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham (Health Science Campus) Kochi are Boys Hostel, Girls Hostel, Lab, Library, ATM, WiFi, Cafeteria, Hospital Facilities, Auditorium, Sports, Counselling Cell, Convenience Store, Placement Cell, Transportation Facilities, Digital Library, Laboratories, Place Of Worship, Parking Facilities, Workshop Facilities, Career Guidance Cell, Cultural Zone, Academic Zone, Digital Class Room, Welfare Schemes, Smart Classroom, Yoga, Anti Ragging Cell, Elevator
Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham (Health Science Campus) Kochi is affiliated with Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri Campus

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