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B.Sc. Physician Assistant (PAT) is four-year program including one-year compulsory internship. Physician Assistants work on teams with physicians or surgeons and other healthcare workers. Physician assistants work in all areas of medicine, including primary care and family medicine, emergency medicine, surgery, and psychiatry. Physician Assistant specialists are formally trained to provide diagnostic, therapeutic and preventive health care services in virtually all medical specialties, as delegated by physician. Working as members of a health care team, they take medical histories, perform physical examination, order and interpret laboratory tests and X-rays and make diagnosis. They also manage minor injuries by suturing, splinting and casting. PAs record progress notes, instruct and counsel patients, and order to carry out therapy. Additional nonclinical positions are in the pipeline for physician assistants. Only those who are willing to dedicate themselves for patient care dedicated to strenuous work should opt for this course. PAs can opt in different specialties including Cardiology, CVTS, Head & Neck and Plastic Surgery, Nephrology, Neurology, Neurosurgery, Urology, Gastroenterology, Rheumatology, GI Surgery, Endocrinology, Medical Oncology, Radiation Oncology, Gynaec Oncology, General Medicine and Pediatrics.
The scope of this course is tremendous in our country. Apart from working as PA, they get placements in medical software institutions, pharmaceutical industry and organizations developing and marketing sophisticated medical devices, medical tourism, and medical insurance. They can be appointed as coordinators for various clinical trials. Abroad they can work as medical technologists, scientists, cardiac technologists, case managers, and research assistants.
BSc Physician Assistant (PAT)
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.
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Regular Fee (Non-Scholarship category)
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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