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Ayurveda Courses Eligibility Colleges: BAMS, PG Courses – MD, MS, Diploma

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Ayurveda Courses Eligibility Colleges: BAMS, PG Courses – MD, MS, Diploma

Explore all you need to know about Ayurveda (Graduates and Post Graduate), from admission Criteria to Courses/Degrees available to Best colleges offering Ayurveda Programs. Know about all career Options after 12th with detail on courses after 12th class and admission criteria and top colleges.

Ayurveda Introduction and scope

Ayurveda, an ancient system of medicine evolved approximately around 600 BC in India and has many followers across the world today. Ayurveda makes use of natural – plants, herbs and minerals to produce medicines. Also included in course of Ayurveda are body massage, meditation and basic dietary plans which according to many practitioners have no side effects as it is based on non-invasive treatment practices.

Ayurveda has been recognized by World Health Organization.

Ayurveda Admission Process, Eligibility Requirements

Know the eligibility criteria for Ayurveda courses in India

10+ 2 with Physics, Chemistry & Biology

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Ayurveda Courses & Degrees

    1. Certificate course in Ayurvedic Cosmetics Duration: 1 year
    2. Diploma in Ayurvedic Pharmacy (D.Pharma) Duration: 2 years
    3. Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine & Surgery or “Ayurvedacharya” (B.A.M.S.)
    4. Bachelor in Ayurvedic Pharmacy (B.Pharma) Duration: 4 years
    5. Master in Ayurvedic Pharmacy (M.Pharma) Duration: 2 years
    6. Master of Science in Medicinal Plants (M.Sc. in Medicinal Plants) Duration: 2 years
    7. Masters in Ayurveda (MD)
    8. PG Diploma in Ayurvedic Drug Standardisation Duration: 2 years

    Ayurveda Graduate level course:

    5½ years (4½ year main course + 1 year Internship) Degree course leading to Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery (BAMS) Ayurvedacharya is being conducted throughout the country under IMCC Act, 1970. The syllabus and curriculum is uniform throughout the country and is being conducted only in Ayurvedic Medical Colleges affiliated to universities and only after getting permission from Dept. of AYUSH, Union Govt. Of India to start the
    course / undertake the admissions.

    Central Council for Indian Medicine (CCIM) is the statutory regulatory body constituted under IMCC Act 1970 regulating the Ayurveda education at degree level as well as at PG level as well as the practice of Ayurvedic medicine in India.

    Ayurveda Post Graduate level courses:

    Ayurveda PG Degree Courses:

    The PG degree course is of three years duration leading to
    specialty in the concerned subject with the degree of MD (Ayurveda Vachaspati) / MS (Ayurveda Dhanwantari) after successfully completion of the course.

    The syllabus and curriculum for each specialty is uniform throughout the country and is being conducted only in Ayurvedic Medical Colleges affiliated to universities and only after getting prior permission from Dept. of AYUSH, Union Govt. of India to start the course / undertake the admissions. Post graduate Degree courses (MD/MS) are being conducted in following 22 specialities.

    Course MD/MS Leading to Specialty in 
    Kayachikitsa General Medicine (Ay)
    Panchakarma Ayurvedic specialty of Bio- cleansing processes
    Stri Roga Evam Prasuti tantra Gynaecology and Obstetrics (Ay)
    Shalya Samanya Surgery (Ay)
    Shalya Kshar Evum Anushastra Karma Ayurvedic Para surgical Procedures.
    Shalakya (Netra Rog Vigyan) Ophthalmology (Ay)
    Shalakya (Karna- NasaKantha-Shirorog) ENT and Head, (Ay)
    Shalakya (Mukha & Danta Rog Vigyan) Oral and Dental management. (Ay)
    Kaumarbhritya (Bal Roga) Paediatrics (Ay)
    Manovigyan evam Manas Roga Psychiatry (Ay)
    Roga Nodan & Vikriti vigyan Pathology (Ay)
    Agad Tantra evum Vyavahara Ayurveda Toxicology (Ay)
    Dravyaguna Pharmacology (Ay)
    Rasashastra Alchemy
    Bhaishajya Kalpana Pharmacy (Ay)
    Swasthavritta Preventive Medicine (Ay)
    Ayurveda Samhita Ayurvedic Compendia
    Ayurveda Siddhanta Ayurvedic Fundamental Principles
    Rachana Sharir Anatomy (Ay)
    Kriya Sharir Physiology (Ay)
    Sangyaharan Anasthesia
    Chhaya Evum Vikiran Vigyan Radiology

    Ayurveda PG Diploma Courses

    The PG diploma course is of two years duration leading to specialty
    in the concerned subject after successfully completion of the course. The syllabus and curriculum for each specialty is uniform throughout the country and is being conducted only in Ayurvedic Medical Colleges affiliated to universities and only after getting prior permission from Dept. of AYUSH, Union Govt. of India to start the course / undertake the admissions. Post graduate Diploma courses are being conducted in following 16 specialities.

    Course Abbreviation and English equivalent Department under which the subject course in included
    Diploma in Panchakarma   Panchkarma Department
    Diploma in Kshar Karma   Shalya Department
    Diploma in Ayurvedic Pharmaceutics – Ras Shastra & Bhaishajya Kalpana   Rasashastra and Bhaishajya Kalpana Department
    Diploma in Ayurvedic Cosmetology & skin Disease   Kayachikitsa Department
    Diploma in Ayurvedic Dietetics   Swasthavritta Department
    Diploma in Swasthavritta and Yoga   Swasthavritta Department
    Diploma in Prasuti & Striroga   Prasuti & Striroga Department
    Diploma in Balroga   Balroga Department
    Diploma in Dravyaguna (Pharmacognosy and Standardization)   Dravyaguna Department
    Diploma in Manasik Swasthya Vigyan   Manasroga/ Kayachikitsa/ Panchkarma Department
    Diploma in Netra Roga Vigyan   Shalakya Department
    Diploma in Rasayan and Vajikaran   Kayachikitsa Department
    Diploma and Ayurvedic Sangyaharan   Shalya Department
    Diploma in Chhaya evam Vikiran Vigyan   Shalya / Rog Nidan Department
    Marma evam Asthi Chikitsa (Orthopaedics)   Shalya Department
    Rog Nidan Vidhi (Diagnostic techniques)   Rog Nidan Department

Ayurveda colleges/Universities

Top Institutes offering Ayurveda course are:

  1. All India Institute of Ayurveda, New Delhi.
  2. Ayurvedic & Uunani Tibbia College & Hospital, New Delhi.
  3. Faculty of Ayurveda, Institute of Medical Sciences, BHU, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh.
  4. Rajiv Gandhi Govt. Post Graduate Ayurvedic Kangra, Himachal Pradesh.
  5. Govt. Akhandanand Ayurvedic College, Ahmedabad, Gujarat.
  6. Govt. Ayurvedic College & Hospital, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh.
  7. Govt. Ayurvedic College & Hospital, Jagatganj, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh.
  8. National Institute of Ayurveda, Jaipur, Rajasthan.
  9. College of Ayurveda of Rajasthan Ayurvedic University, Jodhpur, Rajasthan
  10. Govt. Rishikul Ayurvedic College & Hospital, Hardwar, Uttarkhand.
  11. J. B. Roy Govt. Ayurvedic Medical College & Hospital, Kolkata, West Bengal.

Ayurveda salary

Ayurveda salary in India

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