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Doctor of Pharmacy is a hospital oriented globally accepted pharmacy programme. This is a six-year programme after completion of the plus two with science stream. The programme is designed to make the students competent as per the global demand in management of patient medication therapy and improve patient outcomes. The students undergo one year internship/residency during the final year (6th year) in the various major departments of the specialty teaching hospital in the campus

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Curriculum

Year I
Name of Subject No. of hours of Theory No. of hours of Practical No. of hours of Tutorial
Human Anatomy and Physiology 3 3 1
Pharmaceutics 2 3 1
Medicinal Biochemistry 3 3 1
Pharmaceutical Organic Chemistry 3 3 1
Pharmaceutical Inorganic Chemistry 2 3 1
Remedial Mathematics/ Biology 3 3* 1
Total hours 16 18 6 = (40)
* For Biology
Year II
Name of Subject No. of hours of Theory No. of hours of Practical No. of hours of Tutorial
Pathophysiology 3 1
Pharmaceutical Microbiology 3 3 1
Pharmacognosy & Phytopharmaceuticals 3 3 1
Pharmacology-I 3 1
Community Pharmacy 2 1
Pharmacotherapeutics-I 3 3 1
Total hours 17 9 6 = 32
Year III
Name of Subject No. of hours of Theory No. of hours of Practical No. of hours of Tutorial
Pharmacology-II 3 3 1
Pharmaceutical Analysis 3 3 1
Pharmacotherapeutics-II 3 3 1
Pharmaceutical Jurisprudence 2
Medicinal Chemistry 3 3 1
Pharmaceutical Formulations 2 3 1
Total hours 16 15 5 = 36
Year IV
Name of Subject No. of hours of Theory No. of hours of Practical/Hospital Posting No. of hours of Tutorial
Pharmacotherapeutics-III 3 3 1
Hospital Pharmacy 2 3 1
Clinical Pharmacy 3 3 1
Biostatistics & Research Methodology 2 1
Biopharmaceutics & Pharmacokinetics 3 3 1
Clinical Toxicology 2 1
Total hours 15 12 6 = 33
Year V
Name of Subject No. of hours of Theory No. of hours of Hospital posting* No. of hours of Seminar
Clinical Research 3 1
Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics 3 1
Clinical Pharmacokinetics & Pharmacotherapeutic Drug Monitoring 2 1
Clerkship * 1
Project work (Six Months) 20
Total hours 8 20 4 = 32
Year VI

Internship or residency training including postings in speciality units. Student should independently pro- vide the clinical pharmacy services to the allotted wards.

  • Six months in General Medicine department, and
  • Two months each in three other speciality departments
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Management of AMRITA VISHWA VIDYAPEETHAM reserves the right to change any of the conditions enumerated herein for the purpose of complying with any of the regulations of the University Grants Commission or any other competent authorities.

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Eligibility

Admission

ELIGIBILITY
  1. Candidates should be of minimum 17 years and maximum 23 years as on December 31st of each admission year.
  2. Pass in Plus two examination with 50% in Physics and Chemistry as compulsory subjects along with Mathematics or Biology.
  3. Any other qualification approved by Pharmacy Council of India as equivalent to any of the above examinations.
Application Fee

Rs. 550/- (Rupees Five Hundred and Fifty Only)

Important Dates
  • Commencement of Application: February 2024
  • Last date to Apply: April 2024
  • Examination Date: May 2024

Overview

Selection

Selection is based on the entrance exam conducted by Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham and performance in the eligibility exam (12th /Diploma result).

Question Distribution & Duration

  • Number of Questions: 100
  • Question Paper Split up: Mathematics – 5, Physics – 20, Chemistry – 35, Biology – 35, English – 5
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Syllabus: Based on 11th and 12th school curriculum.
  • Marking Scheme: +3 for correct answer and –1 for wrong answer.

Fee Structure

Program Fees for the year 2023
ANNUAL TUITION FEES
SCHOLARSHIP
( IN INR)
ANNUAL TUITION FEES
NON- SCHOLARSHIP
( IN INR)
ANNUAL TUITION FEES
NRI ( IN USD)
OTHER FEES
(IN INR)
HOSTEL & MESS
(IN INR)
2,50,000 3,50,000 7000 78,250 68,000

Facilities at a glance

  • Central Library
  • Hostel Accommodation
  • Sports Facilities
  • Banking Facilities
  • Transport
  • Medical Services
  • Canteen
  • General Store
  • CISCO
  • ICTS
  • Reprographic Facility
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Why Amrita

The top reasons to choose Amrita for your career

601-800th

World University Rankings 2020

141

BRICS Rankings 2020

801–1000th

World University Rankings 2020

168th

BRICS University Rankings 2020

7th

India University Rankings 2023

15th

Overall Rankings 2023
ranking
7th Best
University in India
ranking
Amrita Ranked No.1 in India Top 100 in The World
ranking
Topmost
‘A++’ Grade

Contact Us

The Admission Co-ordinator
Amrita School of Pharmacy
Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham
AIMS Ponekkara P.O
Kochi- 682041

PH: 0484-285 7903 / 285 7900

Email: pharmaprincipal@aims.amrita.edu

pharmacycollege@aims.amrita.edu

For all Entrance (AEEL) & Application (AOAP) related queries, please contact:
ugadmissions@amrita.edu

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