Established in September 2002, the Amrita School of Medicine has achieved great academic recognition from the students, community and educational fraternity as an institution providing not only world-class training but also the right perspective on life. The present School tower comprises 12 storeys with a total floor area of 120,000 sq. ft. The hospital has an additional floor area of 1,100,000 sq.ft. Incorporating state-of-the-art educational facilities that meet international standards, the Amrita School of Medicine is a fusion of the latest technology with core human values. The School of Medicine building houses laboratories, lecture halls... Read more»

The School offers courses in Undergraduate and Postgraduate levels. The curriculum is based on the directives of the Medical Council of India. The course involves both theory classes and practical sessions. The Amrita School of Medicine is committed to excellence in preparing current and future students to play a key role in serving humanity through the medical field. By the introduction of the unique Simulation center in AIMS, the School is one step ahead in developing new teaching methodology in the field of medical education... Read more»

The School offers courses at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Selection is based on a National level Amrita Entrance Examination and subsequent counseling conducted by Amrita Vishwa vidyapeetham. 
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The Amrita School of Medicine features some of the most advanced medical facilities and techniques available in India today. These highly specialised institutes offer a variety of training programs in national board certification, post-doctoral research programs and collaborative studies with some of the finest medical institutions and universities throughout the world. AIMS has thus been awarded with research protocols from national and international funding agencies. The high quality standards at AIMS backed up by the state-of-the-art infrastructure powered by the brightest minds of the country has made AIMS a preferred destination for... Read more»

The faculty, well-known and highly respected in their respective academic fraternities, is really what distinguishes School of Medicine. Drawn from among the best minds in the world, they afford the school an extensive network of contacts which are instrumental in getting collaborative researches, live student projects and industry inputs so essential to quality education. The eclectic blend of faculty, academicians, researchers, patrons and professionals drawn from India and abroad, with their reserve of technological expertise, hands in a unique professional standing in the country... Read more»

The School of Medicine is organized into 39 departments that that can broadly be categorized into Pre and Para Clinical Sciences, Clinical Broad Specialities and Clinical Super Specialities. There are state-of-the-art laboratories, spacious lecture halls, best-in-class medical software, and an elaborate anatomy museum. The school provides world-class medical training as well as a training for life that is rooted in core human values... Read more»

At Amrita Center for Allied Health Sciences, Physician Assistant specialists are formally trained to provide diagnostic, therapeutic and preventive health care services in virtually all medical specialties, as delegated by a physician. Working as members of a health care team, they take medical histories, examine and treat patients, order and interpret laboratory tests and X-rays and make diagnosis. They also treat minor injuries by suturing, splinting and casting. PAs record progress notes, instruct and counsel patients, and order to carryout therapy...Read more»

Amrita School of Medicine
Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham University
AIMS Health Sciences Campus
AIMS Ponekkara P. O.
Kochi, Kerala
India - 682 041

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Phone: +91 (484) 400 8131
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Our Inspiration

Amrita University was started by the world-renowned humanitarian leader, Sri Mata Amritanandamayi Devi, Amma. As Chancellor of the University, Amma continues to guide the university's mission and growth....»»

Health Sciences Campus

On 17th of May 1998, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences (AIMS) was inaugurated by the then Prime Minister of India, Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee in the presence of Sri Mata Amritanandamayi Devi...  »»

Focus Amrita

Amrita University is one of India's leading research and teaching universities accredited with the highest grade of 'A' by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council. Inspired by Her... »»


Many of our faculty members and students are recognized through awards, fellowships and scholarships for their contribution to the medical field...  »»

Conferences & Workshops

School of Medicine strives to help all students; attain the competence and character to humbly serve humanity in accordance with the highest principles and; standards of the healthcare profession...»»

February 23, 2015
Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences observed World Cancer Day on February 4, 2015. Film Actor and the MP Innocent inaugurated the function. He inaugurated the Amrita Cancer Helpline and released the cancer registry book on the occasion. Br. Anaghamrita Chaithanya delivered the benedictory address.  The website of 'Canserve' - an organization of cancer survivors was inaugurated by P. Jayaraj, Deputy Excise Commissioner. Dr. Prem Nair, Medical Director; Ibrahim Khan, Kerala CBSE School Management Association President; Dr. Pavithran K., Professor and Head of Medical Oncology; Dr. M. Dinesh, Professor and Head of Radiation Oncology; Dr. D. K. Vijaykumar, Professor and Head of Surgical Oncology; Mrs. Kala Joymon, President, Canserve; Dr. Michelle Aline Antony, Assistant Professor, Department of Gynaecological Oncology were the others who spoke on the occasion. 
February 23, 2015
Dr. Krishnakumar R., Consultant Spine Surgeon at the Department of Orthopaedics, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences has been awarded Scoliosis Research Society's inaugural Robert B. Winter Global Outreach Award in Spine Surgery.  The Scoliosis Research Society (SRS) is the world's leading organization of spine and scoliosis surgeons, and is based at Milwaukee, USA. “I was deeply honoured to receive the award in the name of Robert B. Winter who was the past president of the Scoliosis Research Society and the Pediatric Orthopedic Society and a founding member of the Twin Cities Spine Center. He was an expert in the spine and scoliosis surgery as well as in research...The award was based on the experience in spine and scoliosis surgery, as well as on the ability to be a strong educator of surgeons in the region. The award worth 13,000 US Dollars facilitated visiting different spine centers across the globe,” said Dr. Krishnakumar. 
January 22, 2015
Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences (AIMS), Kochi installed the da Vinci Surgical System, a robotic surgical platform, in December 2014. Two surgeries has been performed using the da Vinci Surgical System. The da Vinci Surgical System is a tool that utilizes advanced, robotic technologies to assist your surgeon with your operation. It does not act on its own and its movements are controlled by the surgeon. The system is an advanced robotic platform designed to expand the surgeon’s capabilities and offer an option to open surgery. The da Vinci Surgery is a less invasive technique than traditional surgery. With da Vinci Surgery, the cuts (incisions) made in the human body by the surgeon are much smaller than the cuts made during traditional surgery. AIMS uses the da Vinci Surgical System for gastro-surgical, uro-surgical and gynec-oncologic surgeries.
January 8, 2015
The first center for integrated study, research and patient care in Allopathy, Ayurveda and Yoga will come up in Kochi, Kerala under the Amrita University. The Amrita Institute of Integrated Medicine and Research Center is planned as a center to integrate the holistic vision and therapeutic range of Indian systems of healthcare with the analytical, diagnostic and prognostic proficiency of modern medical sciences. Amrita School of Ayurveda and Hospital, Amrita School of Biotechnology both in Amritapuri, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Center, Amrita Center for Nanosciences and Molecular Medicine and Amrita School of Pharmacy – all under the Amrita University will be part of the integrated Centre, which will come up in Kochi.
December 19, 2014
The Department of Biochemistry at the Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences conducted a one-day Continuing Medical Education (CME) program on the topic Thalassemia and Hemoglobinopathies on December 19, 2014. AIMS Medical Director, Dr. Prem Nair inaugurated the program. Dr. Sajitha Krishnan, Professor, Department of Biochemistry, AIMS, delivered the welcome address. Dr.Prathapan Nair, Principal, Amrita School of Medicine and Dr. D.M. Vasudaven, Former Principal, Amrita School of Medicine delivered the felicitation. The inaugural function was followed by scientific sessions. Dr. Sreekumari S., Professor and Head of the Department of Biochemistry, Sree Gokulam Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram delivered a talk on the topic The Genetics of Hemoglobinopathies. Dr. Neeraj Sidharthan, Associate Professor, Department.of Oncology, AIMS discussed the topic Clinically Significant Thalassemia and Hemoglobinopathies. Dr. Sumithra N. Unni, Assistant Professor, Department of Biochemistry, AIMS presented on Evaluation of Hemoglobinopathies and Thalassemia. ​​ December 19, 2014 Health Sciences Campus, Kochi SEE ALSO:
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Established in 2002, presently Amrita School of Medicine, AIMS, Kochi, is a pioneer medical institution in India for higher education, patient care and research. MBBS degree awarded by the School was recognized in 2007 and Postgraduate Programs (MD/MS) was started in 2008. Since then, there was a tremendous thrust in academic activities and presently the school conducts 20 MD, 4 MS, 9 DM and 7 M.Ch. and 13 PG Diploma programs with an annual intake of 129 students. With the growing global demand for technical experts in medical management, we also conduct M.Sc. and B.Sc. programs in various allied health sciences subjects including the Rehabilitation Council of India approved BASLP program.

The School is always in the forefront in introducing the internationally acclaimed state of the art infrastructure facilities and highly qualified and experienced teachers and clinicians for education and management of various health related disorders. In consonance with our vision and mission of establishing and maintaining an affordable, not-for-profit centre of health care excellence, the daily turnover of patients now touched to an incredible figure of approximately 3200 outpatients and more than 135 admissions per day.

As a charitable institution, in addition to the regular medical camps in urban, rural and tribal areas, the Amrita Family - a dedicated team of faculty, students, staff and ashramites are always in the forefront in extending medical aid in distress situations like tsunami, earthquake, floods with a spirit of compassion to all. Students’ participation in health related value added programs like yoga & meditation, anti-tobacco movement, blood donation and organ donation drive, public awareness programs and environmental aspects are praiseworthy.

In the quest for excellence in quality enhancement and sustenance, institution sets an example in promoting highly skilled information technology for health care like telemedicine and national quality assurance accreditations such as NAAC, NABH, NABL, ISO and respectable position in national surveys.

- Dr. P. Prathapan Nair

Principal, School of Medicine