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).
Said Dr. Sanjeev Singh, Medical Director, Amrita Hospital, Faridabad, “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 the 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.”
Added Dr. Sanjeev Singh: “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 achievements.”
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.