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Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham University BSc MSc PhD Admission 2017

Admissions open at Amrita University for B.Sc., M.Sc. and PhD Programs 2017

Applications are invited by Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham University, Coimbatore for admission to 3 years Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Biotechnology, Microbiology and 2 years Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Biotechnology, Microbiology and Bioinformatics for the academic session 2017-18

Amrita VishwaVidyapeetham is a University established under section 3 of the UGC Act 1956. The University focuses on higher education and research in the areas of Engineering, Medicine, Management, Science, Education, Mass Communication and Social Work

The University has five campuses at Amritapuri (Kollam), Bengaluru, Coimbatore, Kochi and Mysore and around 15000 students studying in various disciplines

 

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Courses Offered

B.Sc. in Biotechnology, B.Sc. in Microbiology

M.Sc. in Biotechnology, M.Sc. in Microbiology, M.Sc. in Bioinformatics

PhD in Computational Neuroscience

Eligibility Criteria

Undergraduate Programmes
For admissions to undergraduate programs, performance in the following is taken into account
Qualifying higher secondary or equivalent board examination
Counseling at Amrita School of Biotechnology

B.Sc. Microbiology: Candidates must pass in a pass in higher secondary examination or its equivalent is mandatory with 60% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Biology/Biotechnology taken together

B.Sc. Biotechnology: Candidates must pass in a pass in higher secondary examination or its equivalent is mandatory with 60% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Biology/Biotechnology taken together

Note: Those who are appearing for the qualifying board examinations in March/April 2017 can also apply and notify us of the results when declared

Post Graduate Programmes

For admissions to postgraduate programs, performance in the following is taken into account
Qualifying Undergraduate Examination
Evaluation at Amrita School of Biotechnology
Personal Interview at Amrita School of Biotechnology

M.Sc. Bioinformatics: Candidates must pass in Graduation in any discipline of science including Mathematics, Engineering or Medicine. Background in Mathematics or Computer Science is preferred.

M.Sc. Microbiology: Candidates must pass in Graduation in any discipline of Biological Sciences, Engineering [Biotechnology], Medicine or Equivalent [With Background in Biology]

PhD Programmes

Full-Time: Master’s Degree in Biotechnology, Biochemical Engineering, Biochemistry, Chemistry or any branch of Biological Sciences with at least 60% marks. Those candidates who qualified CSIR/UGC JRF or GATE can directly appear for the interview while others should appear for a written test which will be conducted in the last week of June every year. Such candidates will be called for the interview based on their performance in the written test and their qualifying exam

Part-Time: Every year a few seats are kept for promising faculty members of Amrita Institutions and various other universities for the PhD Programme. These candidates have to appear for a written test and interview and based on the merit list, such candidates will be offered an admission for PhD programme

Selection Procedure

Performance of candidates in the following is taken into account for admission:

For B.Sc. Programs: Qualifying higher secondary or equivalent board examination; counseling at Amrita School of Biotechnology

For M.Sc. Programs: Qualifying Undergraduate Examination; evaluation at Amrita School of Biotechnology; personal Interview at Amrita School of Biotechnology

How to Apply

Visit University website www.amrita.edu for applying online
Read the following instructions carefully. Fill in all the details and review it before submitting. If you are awaiting the results of the final exam/in the process of writing the qualifying exam, you could fill in these details later and proceed with applying once you results (+2/Degree) is published
Pay online using Debit Cards/Credit Cards/Net Banking
Pay Offline by Demand Draft
If you are paying by online, there is no need to send printed application

Important Dates

For M.Sc. Programs

Online Application Opens 01st March 2017

Last Date of Receipt of Application 30th May 2017

Date of Evaluation & Interview 07th - 09th June 2017

Classes expected to commence on​ 26th July 2017

For B.Sc. Programs

Online Application commences 01st March 2017

Last Date of Receipt of Application 15th June 2017

Date of Counselling 21st - 23rd June 2017

Classes expected to commence on​ 26th July 2017

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham University

The Admissions Coordinator School of Biotechnology Amrita VishwaVidyapeetham Amritapuri Campus, Clappana P.O, Kollam, Kerala-690525, Email ID: admissions.biotech@am.amrita.edu, Website www.amrita.edu