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Amrita School of Medicine, [ASM] Kochi

About Amrita School of Medicine, [ASM] Kochi

The Amrita School of Medicine was established in 2002 and is located in Kochi. The courses provided by the college are approved by the Medical Council of India [MCI]. It has been accredited by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council [NAAC] and Ministry of Human Resource and Development [MHRD] with grade ‘A’. Amrita School of Medicine has incorporated state-of-the-art educational facilities that meet international standards.

The campus of the school consists of the laboratories, lecture halls, and a well-furnished central library complete with a collection of the latest editions of international and Indian medical books and journals. Amrita Medical College admission is done through the National Level exams. The college building consists of a 12 storey tower with a total floor area of 120,000 sq. ft. The school also has a hospital that has an additional floor area of 1,100,000 sq.ft. ASM Kochi admissions are done on a merit basis and cut off marks obtained by the students.

Amrita Institue of Medical Sciences has 2500+ students, 500+ faculty, 2500+ publications, and 2000+ Alumni. Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham was the youngest institution that completed only six years to be awarded an 'A' grade by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC). Here are some of the highlights of the college:

Highlights of Amrita School of Medicine, [ASM] Kochi
Year of Establishment 2002
Affiliations Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham Bengaluru Campus, Bangalore
Accreditations National Assessment and Accreditation Council [NAAC]
Approval Medical Council of India [MCI]
Amrita School of Medicine Kochi Infrastructure Auditorium, Hostel, Labs, Canteen, Sports, Transport, Library
Amrita School of Medicine Address Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Health Sciences Campus, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Elamakkara P.O. Kochi - 682 041, Kerala, India
Amrita School of Medicine Contact Number 0484-2858373, 0484-2858374
 Email ID [email protected], [email protected]
Official Website
Programs Undergraduate and Postgraduate Courses
Fees Details ASM Fees

It also has an Anatomy Museum which has all the latest teaching devices and elaborate models detailing the different parts of the human body. The school offers various undergraduate and postgraduate programs in Medical Science and a five-and-a-half-year program in Medicine. The course involves both theory classes and practical sessions.

The school wants to be a Center of Excellence both in medical training and in the practice of medicine which will well prepare the students to play a key role at the forefront of their chosen profession. 

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ASM International Collaborations:

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham has almost 18000 students with student body including NRI and foreign students. Amrita School of Medicine Ernakulam Kerala admission is open to students from all over the world. To apply for an exchange program in Amrita School of Medicine Elamkara Kochi, one must be enrolled in Amrita's partner university.

Malardalen University, Sweden Uppsala University, Sweden University of L'Aquila, Italy
University Paderborn Federal Republic of Germany University of Turku, Finland Vrije University, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Sofia University, Bulgaria University of York, UK University of Limerick, Ireland
University Montpellier 2 France Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium Ecole Centrale Nantes, France
Ecole Centrale Paris, France Supelec, France Technical University of Munich, Germany
Politecnico di Milano, Italy Università Degli Studi di Padova, Italy Politechnika Warszawska, Poland
Universidad de Sevilla, Spain Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya Barcelona, Spain Politecnico di Torino, Italy
Alma Mater Studiorum - Università di Bologna, Italy Grenoble Institute of Technology, France KTH Royal Institute Of Technology, Sweden
Aachen University (RWTH), Germany Helsinki University of Technology (TKK), Finland Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM), Spain
Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands Roma Tre University, Rome Trento University, Italy
ENSICAEN – France The Hague University of Applied Sciences, The Netherlands Telecom Ecole De Management
Telecom Sud Paris Technische Universitat Munchen (TUM) UPC
The University of L'Aquila Mines Paris Tech University of Groningen
University of Porto Anglia Ruskin University Oxford University
VU Danish School of Media and Journalism, Denmark (DMJX) Halmstad University
École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) TU Delft Aalto University
Grenoble INP University of Trento University College Dublin, National University of Ireland Dublin
University of Plymouth University of Nice Sophia Antipolis University of Applied Sciences Darmstadt
The University of Mannheim Uppsala University, Sweden Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU)
University of Twente Universitat Politècncia de València Research Institute for Geo Hydrological Protection of the National Research Council
Ayurvedic Point SRL, Milan, Italy University of Madrid The University of Maryland
Marymount University University of New Mexico University of California Davis
UCLA Engineering - Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science The University of California, San Diego University of Massachusetts, Amherst
The UCLA Center for Research on Evaluation, Standards, and Student Testing (CRESST) The United States of America University of Guelph Stevens Institute of Technology
Clemson University Ryerson University Wright University
Missouri University of Science and Technology Stony Brook University The University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Colorado State University University at Buffalo University of Georgia
Columbia University Arizona State University Oakland University
University of Wyoming Northern Illinois University Northeastern University
University of Central Florida University of Missouri The Federal University of Rio de Janeiro
Durban University of Technology Doshisha University, Japan The University of Tokyo
MIE University Deakin University University of Technology, Sydney
Australian National University  -

Amrita School of Medicine Departments:

Amrita School of Medicine Kochi Kerala comprises of various departments. The Medical Education Department was initiated on 22nd March 2018 along with the Second Revised Basic Course Workshop (RBCW) in MET (Medical Education Technologies). There are 8 MCI trained members in the department.  The other departments are listed below.

  • Arts and Science
  • Ayurveda
  • Biotechnology
  • Business
  • Communication
  • Dentistry
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Medicine
  • Nursing
  • Pharmacy
  • Social Work

Amrita School of Medicine Ranking and Awards:

Amrita University has been ranked among 601-800th in World University Rankings 2019. Amrita School of Medicine is also ranked 5th Best in India. 

  • Amrita School of Medicine is the first teaching hospital to get NABH accreditation in the country.
  • Amrita has been ranked among the top ten universities in India for the third consecutive time by NIRF ranking 2019.
  • Amrita School of Medicine has ranked No.1 position in Medicine and Pharmacy in Kerala by the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF). 

ASM Courses:

The university has 132 students intakes every year for 20 MD, 4 MS, 11 MD, 8 M.Ch and 8 PG Diploma Programs. NRI students can also apply to these courses online on the International Admission page on the official website of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham. The following are the courses offered by Amrita School of Medicine.

Disciplines Courses Specializations
Cardio Vascular and Thoracic Surgery
Gastro-Intestinal Surgery
Gynec Oncology
Hand and Neck Surgery
Neuro Surgery
Pediatric Surgery
Plastic Surgery
Dermatology, Venerology and Leprosy
Community Medicine
Emergency Medicine
Forensic Medicine
General Medicine
Nuclear Medicine
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Respiratory Medicine
General Surgery
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
P.G. Diploma
Child Health
Dermatology, Venerology and Leprosy
Medical Radio-Diagnosis
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Psychological Medicine
Cardiac Anesthesia
Medical Oncology
Pediatric Cardiology
Pulmonary Medicine

Amrita School Of Medicine MBBS:

The MBBS course offered by ASM has a course duration of four and a half years and one year of Compulsory Rotatory Residential Internship (CRRI). The admission to MBBS is done based on the centralized list issued by the Medical Counseling Committee(MCC) after the results of the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) UG.

Amrita School Of Medicine MD/MS:

The admission to MD/MS is done based on the centralized list issued by the Medical Counseling Committee(MCC) after the results of the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) PG. The MD/MS course has a course duration of three academic years.

Amrita School Of Medicine DM/M.Ch:

The admission to DM/M.Ch is also done based on the centralized list issued by the Medical Counseling Committee(MCC) after the results of the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) SS. The DM and M.Ch courses offered by Amrita School of Medicine are recognized by the Medical Council of India (MCI).

Amrita School of Medicine Fees Structure:

Amrita School of Medicine Kerala offers courses in the Medical stream. The fees for all the courses are based on the student's nationality. Amrita School of Medicine Kochi fee structure is mentioned below.

  • The Amrita School of Medicine MBBS fees for the general category are INR 18,00,000 per annum and other fees in the first year include INR 69,100.
  • The Amrita School of Medicine fee structure for the NRI category are USD 44,000 per annum and other fees in the first year include INR 69,100.

ASM Infrastructure and Facilities:

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham at Kochi campus comprises of Amrita Institute of Medical Science (AIMS) along with the School of Medical Science, Centre for NanoSciences, School of Dentistry, College of Nursing, School of Pharmacy and School of Allied Sciences. The campus has also extended to the School of Arts and Sciences and School of Business as well. There are multiple facilities available that are listed below.

  • It has equipment worth INR 5,00,00,000 including Molecular Medicine equipment and Nano Sciences equipment.
  • Also, facilities such as ATM, Snack Bars, General Store, Tailoring Shop, Fruit Stall, Juice Stall and Spacious Parking Space are available.
  • Sports field of 3 acres is provided for the students including sports such as Sports Field, Shuttle, Volley Ball, Tennis, Cricket and Athletics.
  • Indoor game facilities for chess, carrom and tennikoit are available.
  • The campus also contains a separate gymnasium for boys and girls and also music classes.
  • Other amenities like guest houses for parents, 24-hour carpool, post office, bank, ATM counter.
  • It also consists of 15 buses for easy transportation for students.

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Amrita School of Medicine, [ASM] Kochi Eligibility Criteria and Admission Procedure

Amrita School of Medicine Eligibility Criteria:

Amrita School of Medicine offers numerous courses in international standards. All these courses have different eligibility criteria and admission process. The eligibility criteria for courses in Amrita School of Medicine are mentioned below.

Courses  Eligibility 
MBBS / BDS / B.Pharma / BSc 
  • The candidates should have completed 10+2 from the recognized board.
  • The candidates need to appear for the respective National level exams 
MD / MS / MCh / MDS / MSc / M Pharma / Pharma DPB / MHA / MPH / MBA / PGDM / PGDRMS / M.Phil 
  • The candidates should have completed graduation from the respective fields.
  • The candidates need to appear for the respective National Level exams 
  • The candidates must have completed the Postgraduation in the respective field.

ASM Admissions:

For all the courses in Amrita School of Medicine, the students should have appeared in national-level qualifying exams. The students from abroad should enroll in one of the Amrita's partner university such as University Of New Mexico (UNM), KTH Royal Institute Of Technology and so on.

The admissions are completely merit-based. The eligible students can apply through the official website. The candidates are selected based on the Amrita School of Medicine Cut Off. It also offers Study Abroad Programs. Students who take up Study Abroad Programs can be able to work under distinguished professors and gain knowledge and experience in world-class facilities.

All the expenses including tuition fees, accommodation and all travel expenses should be met by the students. The Study Abroad Courses also has the possibility of fully-funded Masters or Ph.D. programs.

Courses and Fees Structure of Amrita School of Medicine, [ASM] Kochi

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Amrita School of Medicine, [ASM] Kochi Medical Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Diploma  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 35.07 Lakh
Doctor of Medicine [DM]  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 51.17 Lakh
Doctorate of Medicine [MD]  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 57.35 Lakh
Master of Chirurgiae [M.Ch]  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 55.50 Lakh
Master of Surgery [MS]  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 69.10 Lakh
MBBS  5 year(s) 6 month(s), Full Time Rs. 90 Lakh

Student Satisfaction Rating 

Based on 5 Student's Reviews 7.4/10  
Overall Rating
Social Life
Rating Distribution
Top Feature & Summary
This institute is recommended by 4/5 students

Amrita School of Medicine, [ASM] Kochi Ranking

Medical Ranking
Publication Name Rank
India Today 30
The Week 17

Approval, Recognition, Affiliation and Accreditation

The college is approved by NAAC, MCI; affiliated to Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham Bengaluru Campus, Bangalore.

Hostel Details

Amrita School of Medicine Hostel Details:

In Amrita School of Medicine, students are provided a safe campus and attach great importance to the nature of lifestyle on the campus. Each student is provided with a cot, a table, a chair, a cupboard along with the following facilities.

  • Amrita School of Medicine facilities includes one hostel for boys (2-3 seaters) and five hostels for girls (2-6 seaters).
  • There is also a library extension in girls' hostel.
  • Laundry and Tailoring shop available.
  • Tea and Coffee are available even at night.
  • Home visit pass is provided for the students for to and fro journey to home and hostel.
  • Usage of mobile phones in the hostel are not encouraged.

ASM Hostel Fees:

The basic hostel fees for the students is mentioned below.

Quota Hostel and Mess Fees
General INR 67,000
NRI USD 1100



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Contact Details and Location

Address : Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham University, AIMS Health Sciences Campus, AIMS Ponekkara P. O.
Website :

Student Reviews

M.B.B.S., batch of 2011
  • The quality and method of teaching are good at Amrita School of Medicine

  • A lot of cultural festivals are celebrated on campus
  • Life at Amrita School of Medicine is good

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