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About School of Pharmacy

School of Pharmacy, an integral component of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, is the first to start functioning among the schools under Health Sciences campus. Located in the vibrant city of Kochi, Kerala, School of Pharmacy offers training for one of the most sought after professional courses. The School’s commitment to excellence in healthcare is in line with the overall objective of the Kochi – based Health Sciences campus of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham.

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Thomas Kuruvilla
Trainee Analyst at PharmaACE, Pune B Pharm (2014-’18), MBA

“Feeling blessed to be into the eminence of Amrita School of Pharmacy which engendered inner professional qualities within me. The family of distinguished faculty was always supportive in nurturing the fundamental spirit in me towards achieving my lifetime goals both in my personal as well as professional life. Huge respect, love, and devotion for entire faculty members and especially the pharmaceutics department. The entire faculty and department left no stone unturned to shape one’s future and it’s their efforts that elicited basic tenets within me to be a better professional”

Amritha Remakanth
Lead, Product Strategy, Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories, Hyderabad B Pharm (2010-’14)

“Amrita College of Pharmacy was a great place to learn and acquire skills required to strengthen career. Campus facilities and the infrastructure were really good. You will get an overall experience of college life, education, sports and extra-curricular activities. The training offered and the curriculum undertaken is one of the best of its kind”

Abhiram V S
Regulatory Officer at IQVIA, Kochi B Pharm (2008-2012)

“I always cherish the moments I spent at Amrita School of Pharmacy. Four years of learning, memories and experiences helped me to choose the right path in career. Guidance and support from lecturers was incredible. I feel honored to complete my studies from very professional and supportive academicians and technical staff. Amrita life was full of activities: cultural programs, seminars, poster presentations and sport competitions. There was never a dull moment. Amrita School of Pharmacy has set high standards of discipline and curriculum which adds significant value to each student and helps them to achieve their goals. I am proud that I got chance to be a part of an esteemed organization.”

Lincy Alex
Brand Manager- NovaCare, Dubai, UAE B. Pharm (2006 – 2010), M. Pharm – Pharmaceutics (2010 – 2012)

“I had never thought during my school days that I would join the college of pharmacy,but it was my destiny and I had never regretted those 6 years which I can define as the best years of my life. My overall experience in Amrita School of Pharmacy has exceeded my expectations. I am sure the exposure I gained during our research studies and conferences have greatly helped my professional life. At ASP, each student is supplied with the ingredients for success and a stepping stone for a fruitful career. I am grateful thankful to Amrita School of Pharmacy and the faculty who stood by me thick and thin.”

Aloysius James
Certified Pharmacist graduate Intern in Dallas,Texas (Pharm D 2011-17 batch)

“I am Aloysius James, currently working as a certified Pharmacist graduate Intern in Dallas, Texas. I completed my Doctor of Pharmacy from Amrita School of Pharmacy in 2017. I am incredibly grateful to be a part of Amrita family. The guidance and facilities provided in Amrita were outstanding. The management and all the faculties from various departments were so warm, enthusiastic and always accessible. They allowed me to see the deep impact a pharmacist has on patient care and the role of a pharmacist on the health care team. Moreover, the exposure obtained for a Pharm D student from such a super-speciality hospital-like Amrita is excellent. I was able to publish my student research work in an international journal which is included in the PubMed reference database, with the help of my respected guides and facilities availed in the campus. I am honestly thankful to Amrita School of Pharmacy for making me professional enough to compete with the international standards demanded for pharmacists, in the USA.”

Mr. Prasanth E. V.
Quality Head – Drug Product Operations, Europhins Alphora, Toronto, Canada. (B.Pharm 2005-2009 batch)

“All my life I had never been able to give a response to that often asked question, “What do you want to be when you’re grown up?” I couldn’t answer because I had many options. Joining Amrita School of Pharmacy was one of the best decisions of my life. I soon realized that it is not just a group of buildings gathered around a library. It is much beyond just an Institution; It is a way of life. The lessons and values I learnt during my time there will stay with me for life and so will my friends and teachers. It was the place where I began to learn and see the world on my own terms, and take advantage of the choices I was blessed with the ability to make. My time at the campus surely played its role in moulding me into a better person. So, to every graduate walking out of Amrita School of Pharmacy, I would say hold your heads high because it’s your door to untold opportunities”

Dr. Diana Thomas Manapurathe
PhD candidate at James Cook University, Townsville, Australia (Pharm.D (PB) 2010-2013, B.Pharm 2006-2010 batch)

“Hi, My name is Diana Thomas Manapurathe and currently I am pursuing my PhD in Australia. The academic experience with the infrastructure and faculty in Amrita had nurtured and nourished me for career excellence. The absolute support and encouragement received from the faculty have helped me achieve my goals.”

Drug safety specialist/ PAREXEL International, 1 Federal Street, Billerica, Massachusetts (M.Pharm 2010-2012, B.Pharm 2006-2010 batch)
Ms. Sharanya Venugopal

“When I first started in Amrita school of pharmacy, I was unsure about my future and anxious about the different challenges I was heading forward to face. But ASP gave me the support and confidence to grow both personally and professionally. It gave me opportunity to enrich my knowledge, to learn and to grow gradually. The faculty members are helpful, open and supportive. The campus is beautiful and full of limitless opportunities. I never forget my time in ASP and I look back it on fondly.”

Karthika Arun
Pharmacist, Chemist Warehouse, Melbourne, Victoria,Australia (PharmD 2011-2017)

“Being an Amrita graduate was rewarding in every possible way.It has been a wonderful experience throughout my educational life that fuels in building my confidence and developing my skills to enjoy a successful career as a pharmacist.Securing an Australian pharmacist registration involves a long challenging pathway for overseas graduates, but the quality of education that Amrita has delivered made me competent and achieves it with ease.Thanks to the supportive faculty who were always there to help.”

Rijo Mary George
Pharmacist, Northwell Healtha, Bayshore NY, USA (M.Pharm 2010 – 2012, B.Pharm 2006-2010)

“I am extremely proud to say that I have completed my graduation and post graduation in Pharmacy from Amrita School of Pharmacy. The knowledge and experience I gained from ASP helped me to excel in my career. We have an excellent group of teachers who are truly inspirational and extremely supportive. I would like to express my sincere love and respect to all faculty members of ASP. I will always cherish the beautiful memories I had at ASP. ”

Mohamed Hisham
Clinical Pharmacist, Department of Pharmacy Services, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi (BPharm 2005 – 2009, PharmD., BCCCP)

“I am extremely grateful and proud to say that I was a student of the first Bachelor of Pharmacy batch from Amrita School of Pharmacy. Words cannot describe how appreciative I am of the guidance and incredible support provided by the faculty during my undergraduate pharmacy education. I always realized the importance of mentorship by the passionate faculty during my pharmacy school. I am beyond thankful for their support, especially for encouraging me to do more research and publications. This enabled me to take advantage of the opportunities provided to do presentations during professional conferences to enhance my knowledge and skills. Thank you, Amrita School of Pharmacy, for all that you have done to shape my career during the initial phase. By giving back, I look forward to continuing the tradition of helping students.”

Ligi Mariam Kurien
MRPharmS, Advanced Rotational Pharmacist at Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, United Kingdom (B. Pharm 2006 – 2010)

“Although it’s been a decade since I left, looking back I am really proud to say that I had the opportunity to complete my Bachelor of Pharmacy in Amrita School of Pharmacy. The professors were supportive towards all the students and made sure we did well. They were very friendly and fun to be around, and made every effort to know us on an individual level. Some of my highlights were the times I spent in the lab which equipped me with my practical skills. To this day, I cherish some of the humorous and the fun times I spent with my friends and professors during my years there. I still share some of the fun times I had at Amrita with my family and friends and I am grateful to my parents, professors and friends for making those happen. I would recommend Amrita to any students seeking to pursue Pharmacy as their career. Best Wishes.”

Divine P. Daniel
Senior Research Fellow, National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, S.A.S Nagar, Punjab), MS (Pharm)-Medicinal Chemistry (B Pharm 2010 – 2014 )

“At present as I hold my head high, I would like to thank Amrita School of Pharmacy for giving me a very firm grounding in the field of pharmacy and continuous learning. I strongly believe that the encouragement and support provided by my teachers helped me in participating various academic and non-academic activities of the institute. I express my gratitude to my teachers and batch mates for their insightful comments and dedicated help. It was a great learning experience at ASP!!!”

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Amrita School of Pharmacy

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, AIMS Health Sciences Campus,
AIMS Ponekkara P. O., Kochi, Kerala 682 041, India

Phone: 0091 (0) 484 285 7900
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Fax: 0091 (0) 484 280 2020



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