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Overview

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

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
Disclaimer

Very Important

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.

Eligibility

Admission

ELIGIBILITY
  1. Minimum 17 years of age and maximum 23 years on or before 31st December 2022
  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.

Overview

Selection

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

Entrance Test:

  • Phase 1: July 24, 2022
  • Phase 2: August 2, 2022

Timing:

  • 04.00 PM to 06.30 PM (July 24, 2022)
  • 12.30 PM to 03.00 PM (July 31, 2022)

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.
Examination Details

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: 04.00 PM to 06.30 PM
Last date to accept the application for Phase 1, to be held on 24th : 20th July.

City Option

  • Examination will be conducted on 24th (Phase 1) in 50 cities across the country. Click here to download the list of cities for 24th July.
  • Candidate can choose their preferred examination district on the AOAP dashboard.Examination center will be based on the number of candidates for a particular city.

Admit Card
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?

  • For those who have NOT applied so far, can apply, and attend Phase 2 till 25th July.
  • Candidates who are appeared Phase 1 and interested in appearing in Phase 2 shall pay INR 300/- to attend Phase 2. The payment link will be enabled in the Amrita Online Admission Portal on 25th . The link will be activated only for 3 days.

Who can attend Phase 2:

  • Those who attended Phase1 but wish to improve the score.
  • All those candidates who applied after Phase 1.
  • Those who were unable to attend Phase 1 are also eligible to attend Phase 2.

City Option

  • Phase 2 Examination will be conducted in more than 100 centres across the country, including Dubai. Click here to download the list of cities for 2nd August.
  • The cities of examination to be held on 31st will be enabled on the application portal from 25th July. Candidates can opt for those centres from 25th July. Examination center will be based on the number of candidates for a particular city.

Admit Card
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.

Fee Structure

Program Fees for the year 2022
Tuition Fees Other Fees Hostel & Mess Total
2,50,000 73,150 67,000 3,90,150

Facilities at a glance

  • Central Library
  • Hostel Accomodation
  • Sports Facilites
  • 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

5th

India University Rankings 2021

12th

Overall Rankings 2021
ranking
5th 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

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