Established in 1997 as a Centre of Excellence in the field of Pharmaceutical Sciences, the School's location in the Kochi campus makes it ideally situated to offer high quality infrastructure for training and research in Pharmaceutical Sciences. The goal of the Amrita School of Pharmacy is not only to excel in the field of education, but also to conduct social and charitable outreach programs and there by mould a new battalion of highly competent Pharmacy Professionals.
The Amrita School of Pharmacy is housed in a self-contained calm and quiet four storied building with a built up area of about 90,000 sq.ft. It has 13 laboratories, a full fledged library and all other facilities for academic programmes , at UG, PG and research levels. The School also has programmes for phytochemists to do research on isolation of molecules of herbal drugs as part of pharmacological studies, with phased clinical trials. A long-term goal is to train herbal pharmacists who can help bridge the gap between allopathy and Ayurveda.
The School of Pharmacy offers the Bachelor in Pharmacy Degree (B.Pharm), Pharm.D. (Regular), Pharm.D. (Post Baccalaureate), Master of Pharmacy (M.Pharm) and other new innovative programmes in Pharmacy and other various professional services at the school and hospital. Currently the School is having departments like Pharmaceutics, PharmaceuticalChemistry, Pharmaceutical Analysis, Pharmaceutical Microbiology, Pharmacy Practice, Pharmacognosy and Pharmacology. Additionally the School provides educational services in computer sciences and Mathematics for the students of Pharmacy School.
The School gives due weightage to industrial, hospital, community, clinical and research aspects of pharmacy. It utilizes the wide variety of resources available at the various centers of the Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences (AIMS) and the University for providing theoretical and practical training and orientation to the students. The School gives equal prominence to industrial pharmacy and research aspects of clinical pharmacy. The students are encouraged and motivated to take part in the charitable outreach work of AIMS.
Our vision is to be a centre of excellence ensuring high quality value based education with an international focus and unwavering commitment to provide quality teaching and innovative research to students from all sections of society regardless of race, caste, religion or economic condition, paving the way for socio-economic development of the nation.The Amrita School of Pharmacy is recognised by the Pharmacy Council of India (PCI), All India Council of for Technical Education (AICTE) and other statutory bodies and agencies . The School and the University are accredited by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) with 'A' Grade.