Amala Institute of Medical Sciences (AIMS) named after Blessed Virgin Mary, is a multidisciplinary medical network of pedagogical, therapeutic, research and outreach programmes. AIMS traces its origin to Amala Cancer Hospital which was started in 1978. It is managed by the Devamatha Province of CMI Congregation founded by Blessed Cyriac Elias Chavara.
At present Amala is home to a Medical College, College of Nursing, Nursing School, Super Speciality Hospital, Teaching Hospital,
Cancer Hospital, Cancer Research Centre, Ayurvedic Hospital & Research Centre, a Homeopathic Hospital and Research centre, a Pharmacy Production Unit and Bethanygram (A home for the aged).
The medical college affiliated to the Kerala University of Health Sciences, can boast of state of the art facilities and infrastructure, be it the class rooms, the library, museums, laboratories, or hostels. We constantly seek to recruit brilliant staff and provide state-of-the-art infrastructure in an eco-friendly ambience encouraging the students to become forward looking,dedicated doctors imbued with compassionate love towards all, especially the poor and the marginalized. We strive to impart value added education, blending curricular and cocurricular activities so as to make it a pleasurable experience.
Amala College of Nursing is a unit of Amala Institute of Medical Sciences, under the auspices of CMI Devamatha Province. It was established in 2005, with an intake of 50 students. It is recognized by INC and KNC, and is affiliated to Kerala University of Health Sciences. The college offers basic B.Sc. Nursing programme and M.Sc. Nursing programme.
The Casualty ward is open round the clock.
Admission to the library is restricted to members only. Library membership is open to students, teachers, and non teaching staff of Amala Institute of Medical Sciences, teachers and research scholars of Amala Cancer Research Centre and doctors of the Amala hospital, Ayurveda and Homeo, all para medical staff and students. Membership to any other category of users can be given only with the approval of the joint director. On special request, outsiders are also admitted for a short period for reference with permission from the joint director. To become a member, a person has to fill up a prescribed application form and submit it to the librarian.
Application of research scholars should be recommended both by the respective research guide and the head of the research centre. Provisional registration will not be considered forlibrary membership.
Non-teaching staff of the institution should submit their application to the librarian formembership duly recommended by the concerned HOD.
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