Faridabad: Opening new vistas for medical education in Haryana, Hon’ble Chief Minister Shri. Manohar Lal inaugurated the Amrita School of Medicine in Faridabad during the ongoing Integrated Holistic Health Summit of C20.
The Amrita School of Medicine, sprawling across an area of 5.2 lakh sq. ft, is offering 150 MBBS seats for the academic year 2023-24. Indian and international students seeking admission need to appear for the National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (UG).
Dr. Sanjeev Singh, Medical Director, Amrita Hospital, Faridabad said, “We already operate a highly reputed Amrita School of Medicine in Kochi. We are now delighted to bring the same standards of educational and medical excellence to Faridabad by opening this new School of Medicine attached to Amrita Hospital, which is India’s largest private multispecialty hospital with 2,600 beds. The facility will have all the facilities and infrastructure conducive to most advanced learning with state-of-the-art classrooms, world-class labs, high-end technology, and academic and research linkages with Amrita University and select Ivy League universities in the US and Europe, Amrita figures among the top 10 universities in India in the NIRF Rankings.”
Said Col. BK Mishra, Principal, Amrita School of Medicine, Faridabad, “Our faculty is among the best in Asia and would nurture students to become highly trained doctors who are much sought after in India and abroad. The School of Medicine will provide hostel facilities to all students, be they from India or around the world.”
“At Amrita Hospital campus in Faridabad, we now host a Medical College and a Nursing College. We are also operating an Allied Health Sciences College that offers 20 to 30 courses that help build capacity and skill sets and supports the clinical teams at the adjacent hospital. The Faridabad campus, part of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, is being shaped as one of the few multidisciplinary healthcare systems in India with a focus on research, collaboration, and shared information. The cooperation between professionals from various medical disciplines at Amrita Hospital and researchers at Amrita University aids in creating a distinctive interdisciplinary ecosystem that promotes scientific achievement,” added Dr. Sanjeev Singh.
Amrita has also built a one lakh sq.ft. Simulation Learning and Development Centre which would cater to robotic training, haptic-based training surgical training simulation, cadaver, and high-fidelity training for undergraduate and postgraduate students.
Amrita School of Medicine is the 8th campus of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham — one of India’s top-ranked private universities. The University is fifth-best in the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) Rankings 2022. Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham is accredited with the highest possible ‘A++’ grade by NAAC. Amrita School of Medicine, Faridabad, carries the legacy of the Amrita School of Medicine, Kochi, which is ranked the 8th best in medicine in NIRF Rankings 2021. In THE University Impact Rankings 2022, Amrita has been ranked among the Top 50 in the world. The world-renowned humanitarian Sri Mata Amritanandamayi Devi, AMMA, is the Chancellor of the University.