Amrita School of Biotechnology has consistently been a destination of choice for leading firms who offer such internships. Students take up internships in a variety of institutions. The major companies and institutions that have taken student for internships have been NCBS, IISC, TIFR, IITs, RANBAXY, PIRAMAL, BIOCON, IISER, AGILENT, MONSANTO, inSTEM, C-CAMP, Dr.REDDY'S, CELLWORKS, GOVT. UNIVERSITIES to name a few. Such industrial/academic activity provides students with adequate exposure in tackling real life problems encountered in the working of an industrial entity. The companies also gain from the fresh perspective and inputs of the students and also bettering their profile among the general student community
Our hostels, which are separate for boys and girls, are located within walking distance at a distance of a few hundred meters from the School. Students are provided with adequate facilities to make them feel at home. A modern central kitchen operates in the campus which provides pure vegetarian food prepared under hygienic conditions. Their stay in the hostel enables them to imbibe a healthy life-style and involve in activities including yoga, meditation, sports, music, etc., which are conducive for leading a balanced life of work and play. We attach great significance to the quality of life on our campus. Intake of tobacco in any form and any other intoxicants is strictly prohibited. Students learn to take care of their personal needs and grow in a nurturing environment. All courses offered by the School are residential. However, students staying with their parents within a 30-kilometer radius of the College may commute to their classes from their residences.
Laboratories: Well-equipped Microbiology, Biochemistry and Biotechnology laboratories have been set up along with Tissue culture facilities, Microscopy room, Radioactivity room and a state-of-the-art instrumentation room.
Medical Facility: Qualified medical and paramedical personnel including doctors, nurses and pharmacists are available in the campus medical clinic. Additionally, a fullfledged Ayurvedic Hospital also functions in the campus
Transport: College buses pick-up and drop day-scholars from specified locations in Kollam city and en route, at a nominal fee.
Canteen: The School canteen is open from 7:00 am to 7:00 pm every day. Day scholars, staff members and guests can avail themselves of this facility. Students living in the hostels may also make use of this canteen for additional refreshments.
Store: The General Store caters to requirements for stationary, toiletries, provisions, etc. The store also stocks publications, audio/ video cassettes, herbal/ayurvedic products, etc. produced by the Math.
Library: A large collection of over 8,000 international books and journals is available for reference in the library which is open to staff and students from 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. for information retrieval and services. Students and staff can also access the online knowledge archival resource from any net-worked system on the campus.
Sports Facilities: Sports and games are given due importance in the curriculum. Playgrounds with volleyball, basketball and badminton courts are available. In addition, facilities for various indoor games like table tennis and chess are also provided.
The Scripps Institute, USA
University of Pavia, Italy
Agilent Technologies, Germany & India
The research focus at the School of Biotechnology spans a wide spectrum of areas including Cell Biology, Cancer Biology, Wound Healing, Computational Neuroscience, Proteomics, Neurophysiology, Phytochemistry, Analytical Chemistry, Venomics, Phage Biology, RNAi, Virtual Labs, Green Energy & Biochemistry