Ayurveda (life –knowledge) incorporates ayurvedic medicine, considered to be the oldest form of medicine in the world; it originated in India over 5000 years ago. Owing to increasing lifestyle diseases, the demand for Ayurvedic medicine is increasing. Hence many Ayurvedic colleges and hospitals are mushrooming in India. Nowadays, people are embracing Ayurvedic medicine as it heals the body naturally. Therefore Ayurvedic doctors have a brighter future in the coming years, not only in India but overseas as well.
|Graduation||Class 10 +2 Science (Physics, Chemistry, Biology and/or Sanskrit ) with minimum 50% + Entrance Exam||5.5 years|
|Post-Graduation (MD and MS)||BAMS + Entrance Exam||3 years|
|Post Graduate Diploma||BAMS minimum 50%||2 years|
Depending on the type of institute/quota, (government. or private) fees can range from INR Fifty thousand to two lakhs per year; excluding lodging/boarding expenses.
Strong control of concentration
Good counseling ability
Knowledge of Sanskrit is preferable
The job profiles after completing the BAMS programme are as the following:
Ayurvedic Doctor: Ayurvedic Doctors understand disease from an Ayurvedic perspective, while possessing a working knowledge of Western medical pathology, pharmacology, diagnostic reports, and treatments, in order to interface with the Western medical community and modify the Ayurvedic management of cases accordingly.
Therapist: A therapist serves as an authentic, genuine, empathic individual who is unbiased, supportive, and, can provide objective, nonjudgmental guidance, assisting clients with desired changes as well as achieving their maximum self.
Pharmacist:Pharmacists are medication experts and play a critical role in helping people get the best results from their medications. Pharmacists prepare and dispense prescriptions, ensure medicines and doses are correct, prevent harmful drug interactions, and counsel patients on the safe and appropriate use of their medications.
Medical Representative:Medical representatives are the key link between pharmaceutical or medical equipment companies and healthcare professionals. They are responsible for building a network with healthcare professionals to promote product awareness, answer queries regarding usage of products, provide advice and help introduce new products.
Scientist:A scientist is a person who conducts scientific research to advance knowledge in an area of interest.
Vikiran Avam Chhaya
Maternal Health Care
Ayurved Drug Standardization
Agad Tantra (Medical Jurisprudence & Toxicology)
Bala Roga (Pediatrics)
Dravya Guna (Materia Medica & Pharmacology)
Kayachikitsa (Internal Medicine)
Maulika Siddhanta (Fundamental Principles)
Panchakarma (Penta Bio-Purification Methods)
Prasuti Stri Roga (Gynaecology & Obstetrics)
Rasa Shastra & Bhaishajya Kalpana Iatro-Chemistry (Rasa Chikitsa)
Sharira Rachana (Anatomy)
Sharira Kriya (Physiology)
Shalya Tantra (Surgery)
Shalakya Tantra (ENT & Ophthalmology)
Swasthya Vritta (Preventive & Social Medicine)
Rasayana & Vajikarana (Geriatrics and Aphrodisiacs)
Gujarat Ayurveda University,Jamnagar(http://www.ayurveduniversity.com)
Institute Of Post Graduate Teaching and Research In Ayurveda , Jamnagar (http://www.ayurveduniversity.edu.in/uniipgtra.php)
Parul Institute Of Ayurveda, Baroda (https://www.paruluniversity.ac.in)
Shree Mahahanuman Ayurveda Vidhyalaya, Gandhinagar(https://balahanuman.org)
Shree Gulabkunverba Ayurved Mahavidhyalaya Gujarat Ayurvedic University, Jamnagar(http://www.gacollege.in)
Ahmad Garib Unani Medical College and Aslam Hospital,Pune(http://www.agumch.com)
Maharashtra University Of Health Science, Nasik (http://www.muhs.ac.in)
Ayurved Mahavidhyala,Nasik (https://ayurvedcollege.in)
Shivaji University, Kolhapur (http://www.unishivaji.ac.in)
Shree Saptashrungi Ayurved Mahavidyalay and Hospital, Nashik (http://ssam.in)
Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bengaluru (http://www.rguhs.ac.in)
State Ayurvedic College & Hospital, Lucknow (http://www.saclko.in)
J.B. Roy State of Ayurvedic Medical College & Hospital, Kolkata (http://www.jbroyayurvedacentenary.org)
Gujarat Ayurveda University, Jamnagar(http://ayurveduniversity.edu.in)
Shri Ayurved Mahavidyalaa, Nagpur (http://shriayurvednagpur.org)
Rishikul Government P.G. Ayurvedic College & Hospital, Haridwaar(http://www.rishikulayurveda.com)
A Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine & Surgery can find employment opportunities at following places:
Life science industries
All the students, teachers and guardians should note that the above mentioned websites and information on various colleges / universities may change under the rules and regulations of the education department.