Duration: 5 1/2 years
Eligibility: 10+2 passed with 50% in physics, Chemistry, Biology and English.
Affilliation: RAJIV GANDHI UNIVERSITY OF HEALTH SCIENCES, Bangalore
As WHO has accepted Ayurveda as an alternative medicine, one can do course and practice Ayurveda medicine. BAMS (Bachelor of Ayurveda Medicine and Surgery) is a 5 1/2 years bachelor degree offered by a university and approved by CCIM (Central Council of Indian Medicine) and Department of AYUSH (Ayurveda, Yoga, Unani and Homeopathy). BAMS is designed for 5 1/2 years in this 4 1/2 years classroom training along with practical in ayurveda hospitals and 1 year fulltime internship.
BRANCHES OF AYURVEDA FOR FURTHER STUDIES.
A BAMS graduate can do masters in any of the above said branches in any CCIM approved Ayurveda medical college.
As ayurveda is an accepted alternative medicine by WHO, there is a huge demand for Ayurveda doctors worldwide. As ayurveda is rooted in treating patient rather than disease, people from all over the world look forward ayurveda for its healing power where allopathic medicine fail to deliver.
Ayurveda is a complete or holistic system that integrates the mind, body and spirit. Divine plants that sustain long life and good health are now being rediscovered. Many renowned families of Vaidyas, who are specialized in certain branches of Ayurveda, are practicing ayurveda medicine in India. Today there is a revival of the ancient culture and traditions inherent to Ayurveda, which is a true gift of the ancient civilization to the modern world.
Duration of internship: 1 year
The student will join compulsory internship programme after passing the final professional examination. The internship programme will start after declaration of the result of final professional examination. The period of internship will be one year.