(a) Amrita medical (UG) Counseling & admission for 2014 : Generally commence within two weeks from declaration of results. Dates of counseling will be published at the official website for Amrita University. Candidates are therefore advised to keep visiting website www.aims.amrita.edu for updates on counseling.
(b) No separate call letters will be sent. Candidates desirous of admission should report to the Chairman (Admissions – Medical) on the date / time and place announced in the web site.
(c) Admissions will be made strictly on the basis of availability of seats. As soon as the seats are filled admissions will be closed. Mere reason that a candidate was present on the date of counseling will not confer any right on him/her for a seat.
(d) Interested candidates should report at least half an hour before the time allotted on the dates for the concerned rank numbers. Seat allotment will be done for the candidates present at time fixed by the Chairman Admissions on the basis of the ranks of candidates present at the time of allotment on the date of counseling/allotment.
(e) If a candidate arrives late for counseling and seats get allotted to subsequent rank holders, he/she will have no right over the seats allotted to lower rank holders. Failure to report in time on the date fixed for counseling can result in a candidate forfeiting his/ her chance for admission. In the event of any such appeals, decision of the Chairman-Admissions on the matter shall be final & binding .
(f) (i) Counseling by proxy is not generally permitted. In extremely exeptionall cases like where the candidate is unable to report physically due to illness, or tragedies at home. Chairman Admissions at his sole discretion may permit a close relative of the candidate to attend counseling on behalf of the candidate on the basis of a written request and specific authorisation from the candidate and without precedence.
(ii) In such cases of counseling by proxy the option exercised and decision taken by the authoirised person will be final and binding on the candidate and will not be opened for discussions later.
(iii) Decision of the Chairman Admissions will be final and binding on all matters relating to counseling by Proxy.
(g) While reporting, the candidate should be accompanied at least by one of the parents and should produce the following documents in original along with two additional sets of photocopies.
i. Plus Two marks list.
ii. Plus Two Pass certificate. (In case of CBSE or ICSE)
iii. A document to prove the date of birth.
iv. Transfer Certificate from the Institution last attended.
v. Migration Certificate from the Board from where the candidate passed his/ her Plus two.
vi. A Character and conduct Certificate from the Institution from where the student passed his/ her plus two examination mentioning the status of his/her behavioural pattern specially in terms as to whether the student displayed persistent violent or aggressive behaviour or any desire to harm others.
vii. Medical Certificate for physical fitness and mental soundness from a Medical Officer not below the rank of a Civil Surgeon or a Clinical Associate Professor of a Medical College.
viii. Community Certificate in case of SC/ST candidates.
ix. Recent Passport size face close-up colour photographs – 4 Nos.
x. Demand draft favouring AMRITA VISHWA VIDYAPEETHAM payable at Kochi.
Amount for each course as announced at website or intimated to the candidate over phone or by letter
Admission likely to be denied to those who are unable to produce the certificates in original at the time of admission
In addition to the above, Foreign Nationals will have to produce the following documents too. Attested copies of (attested by Consulates/Embassy of India in the respective country or a Gazetted officer in India )
i. Passport with valid student VISA endorsed in the name of Amrita School of Medicine (For foreign nationals only).
ii. Equivalence certificate from the Association of Indian Universities, New Delhi.
iii. PIO Certificate/Card if obtained.
iv Over Seas Citizen of India Certificate/Card if secured.
v. Medical Fitness certificate.
vi. Translated version of all documents, if they are not in English.
vii. Foreign Nationals except overseas citizens of India will have to register with the Foreign Nationals Registrations Officer (Police Commissioner ) within seven days of their arrival in India. A copy of the registration certificate should be handed over to the Admission Co-ordinator immediately after the registration.