Qn.1. Is Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham affiliated to any University for purpose of recognition of degrees?
No. Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham is a University established under sec 3 of UGC Act 1956. Being a University, the question of affiliation to another university does not arise. Since the university is recognized by UGC and Ministry of HRD,Govt. of India, the courses offered by Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham are recognized. TheUniversity is accredited by National Assessment and Accreditation Council(NAAC )with ‘A’ Grade in 2009. The HRD Ministry’s Panel Report (2010) on Deemed Universities has graded Amrita in Category ‘A’.
Qn.2. How are UG & PG Programmes designed?
Choice Based credit system with continuous evaluation is followed in semester pattern.
Qn.3. How many students are presently studying in the University?
At present around 15,000 students are studying in the five campuses of the University in Engineering, Medicine, Pharmacy, Management, Social work, Communication and so on.
Qn.4. Eligibilty& criteria:
a. for UG programmes
To apply it is mandatory to have taken Biology as a subject in your XII std. 60% aggregate marks in Physics, Chemistry & Biology is a necessary eligibility.
b. for PG programmes
Graduation in any discipline of science including Mathematics, Engineering or Medicine. Background in Biology is preferred for Biotechnology & Microbiology programs whereas a background in Mathematics or Computer Science is preferred for the bioinformatics program.
Qn.5. a) Is there an entrance exam for UG Programmes?
b) Does the call for interview confirm admission?
Qn.6. When will selection list be published?
4-5 days after the date of the interview
Qn.7. Criteria for admission:
a. M.Sc. :- Admissions are based on an Online Entrance Examination and Interview (Only shortlisted candidates will be called for an interview based on the rank list in the Entrance examination)
b. B.Sc. :- Admissions are based on an Online Entrance Examination and Interview (Only shortlisted candidates will be called for an interview based on the rank list in the Entrance examination)
Qn.8. When did the admissions open?
February 15, 2021
Qn.9. When is the last date for submission of forms?
M.Sc. Programs - 22nd June, 2021
B.Sc. Programs -12th July, 2021
Qn.10. Our mailing address:
The Admissions Coordinator
School of Biotechnology
Kollam, Kerala 690525
Qn.11. Bank loan
After the admission procedure is done for the candidate, only a letter of enrollment will be given from the institute. All the formalities with the Bank have to be taken care by the canditate.
Qn.12. Course details
Please click the below links to know the curriculum for
B.Sc. Biotechnology B.Sc. Microbiology
Please click the below links to know the curriculum for M.Sc. programs
M.Sc. Biotechnology M.Sc. Microbiology M.Sc. Bioinformatics
Placement offered after M.Sc. Most students prefer to procure M.Sc after their UG. Therefore, not much placement after B.Sc
Click here to read more about our placements
Qn.14. Career options for the concerned course (but not limited to):
Industry: Pharma, Biotechnology, Clinical Research, Chemical Industry , Hospitals
Industry: Pharma, Biotechnology, Clinical Research, Chemical Industry
Salary: Rs.5, 00,000 – Rs.6, 00,000 / Yearly approx
Functional Area: Production, Maintenance, Quality
Role Category: Production/Manufacturing/Maintenance
Industry: Biotechnology, Bioinformatics, IT Industry