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B. Sc. Echocardiography Technology is an Undergraduate Program offered by Amrita Center for Allied Health Sciences.
Current management of various cardiac disorders includes complex diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, which involve use of various equipment, computer hard ware, tools, machines, and pharmacological agents.
Handling of this equipment as well as their regular maintenance requires advanced and focused knowledge of the scientific principles on which the tests and equipment’s function.
Proper training is mandatory for imparting hands-on skill in using these equipment’s correctly and safely.
Correct interpretation of images obtained by these techniques needs scientific knowledge and clinical correlation. The personnel who carry out these responsibilities also must have adequate knowledge of the structure and function of the human body, especially the cardiovascular system. Optimal delivery of cardiovascular health care is based on the safe use of the equipment’s and devices. This necessitates development of a cadre consisting of science graduates, who obtain focused, relevant knowledge in this specific area of cardiovascular echocardiography technology through theoretic learning as well as supervised practical hands-on training.
An echo cardiology technologist uses high frequency sound waves to create pictures of the human heart and identify possible medical problems. He/She is also known as a cardiovascular sonographer, uses ultrasound technology to create images of the human heart and measure its performance. Echo-cardiology technicians work with cardiologists to diagnose and treat problems associated with the heart and peripheral blood vessels.
B. Sc. Echocardiography Technology
Three Years + One Year Internship
Pass in Plus Two with 60% Aggregate Marks in Physics, Chemistry, Biology & English.
Online Application Fees : Rs. 750/- (Rupees Seven Hundred and Fifty Only)
Exam will be of objective type. Each Multiple Choice Question will consist of a stem and four options, labelled A, B, C and D. Only one option is correct and for each correct answer 3 mark will be awarded and 1 mark is deducted for every wrong answer.
Total No. of Questions – 100
Total Marks: 100
Syllabus for Entrance Examination
Duration of Examination: 2 Hours
Syllabus: Based on 11th and 12th school curriculum.
Mode of Entrance Exam: Computer based test to be taken at respective centers.
Amrita Entrance Examination will be held in two phases. Phase 1 on 24th July 2022 and Phase 2 on August 2, 2022.
Phase – 1
Date: 24th July 2022
Time & Slot: 09.00 AM to 11.00 AM
Last date to accept the application for Phase 1, to be held on 24th : 20th July.
Downloading of the admit cards will be start from 18th July. The link to download the Admit Card will be published in the Amrita Online Application Portal applicant dashboard.
Phase – 2
Date: 2nd August 2022
Time & Slot: 04.00 PM to 06.00 PM
The last date to submit the application for Phase 2 examination is 31st July 2022. (05.00PM)
How to apply for Phase 2?
Who can attend Phase 2:
Downloading of the admit cards to start from 28th July. The link to download the Admit Card will be published in the Amrita Online Application Portal applicant dashboard.
Percentile score will be published on the AOAP Dashboard for Phase 1 & Phase 2. Best percentile among both the phases is taken for the ranking. Selection will be based on the rank.
Date of counselling/admissions will be published later.
For all specialties, selection for candidates will be based on the rank obtained in the Amrita Entrance Examination. Allotment of seats for the shortlisted candidate will be based on the performance in the counseling/interview.
Out of total seats for all specialties, 50% seats will be allotted to the Merit category and 50% to the management category including NRI i.e. 15% of seats.
Candidates applying through agents/education counsellors using fraudulent means/ bribery/donations will be debarred to secure admission in any of the courses in Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham.
Candidates are advised to frequently visit the admission page for latest updates.
It is important for the candidate to register their commonly used mobile number/email id. Do not provide email id/mobile number of education counsellors/agents/internet café operators etc. The candidate is solemnly responsible for any negligence.
Note: Once specialty is allotted, a request for a change of specialty will not be permitted. Request pertaining to the same will not be entertained.
|Annual Course Fees – 2022-23|
|Annual Tuition Fees (in INR) Merit||Annual Tuition Fees (in INR) Regular Fee (Non-Scholarship category)||Annual Tuition Fees (in US$) NRI||First Year Other Fees (in INR)||Annual Hostel and Mess Fees (in INR)|
NB: **All fees are subject to change/revision as per the UGC guidelines (if applicable)
|Commencement of Application Form||April 1, 2022|
|Last Date to Submit Application||July 31, 2022|
|Entrance Test-Phase 1||July 24, 2022|
|Entrance Test-Phase 2||August 2, 2022|
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For Enquiries Contact,
Manager – Admission Office,
Medical College Building – 3rd Floor,
Amrita School of Medicine,
AIMS Ponekkara P.O.,
Contact Number: 0484 – 2858153 / 2856147 / 2858166 / 2858167 / 2858383 / 2858349