About Course

BAMS (Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery) is an undergraduate degree program in the field of Ayurvedic medicine. The course is designed to provide students with a comprehensive understanding of Ayurveda and its applications in treating various ailments.

Here is a breakdown of the BAMS curriculum:

First year:

  • Basic Principles of Ayurveda
  • Sanskrit
  • Padartha Vigyan
  • Ayurvedic Physiology
  • Anatomy
  • Pharmacology and Materia Medica

Second year:

  • Ayurvedic Pathology
  • Microbiology and Parasitology
  • Forensic Medicine and Toxicology
  • Pharmacology and Materia Medica
  • Charaka Samhita
  • Rachna Sharir

Third year:

  • Dravyaguna Vigyan
  • Rasashastra and Bhaishajya Kalpana
  • Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery
  • Shalya Tantra
  • Shalakya Tantra
  • Rog and Vikriti Vigyan

Fourth year:

  • Prasuti Tantra and Stri Roga
  • Kaumarbhritya and Bal Roga
  • Kayachikitsa
  • Panchakarma
  • Research Methodology

Students also gain practical experience through clinical postings in hospitals and dispensaries. After completing the BAMS course, graduates can work as Ayurvedic practitioners, researchers, or teachers.

In addition to the curriculum, students are required to complete a one-year internship program. During the internship, students gain practical experience and are exposed to various clinical scenarios.

The BAMS course is regulated by the Central Council of Indian Medicine (CCIM), which is the governing body for Ayurvedic education in India.

Course Fees

The fees for BAMS (Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery) course in India vary depending on the college or university. The fees may also vary depending on whether the college is government-funded or private.

On average, the fees for BAMS course in India range from Rs. 50,000 to Rs. 3,00,000 per year for government-funded colleges, and from Rs. 1,50,000 to Rs. 6,00,000 per year for private colleges.

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What Will You Learn?

  • (1) Basic Principles of Ayurveda: This includes the fundamental principles and concepts of Ayurveda, such as the three doshas (Vata, Pitta, Kapha), the five elements (ether, air, fire, water, and earth), and the six tastes.
  • (2) Anatomy and Physiology: Students will learn about the structure and function of the human body, as well as how it is viewed through an Ayurvedic lens.
  • (3) Pharmacology and Materia Medica: This includes the study of Ayurvedic medicines, their preparation, and their uses in treating various ailments.
  • (4) Pathology: Students will learn about the causes and nature of diseases according to Ayurvedic principles.
  • (5) Diagnosis and Treatment: This includes the study of diagnostic techniques such as pulse diagnosis and tongue diagnosis, as well as various Ayurvedic treatments like Panchakarma, massage, and herbal remedies.
  • (6) Specializations: BAMS students can choose to specialize in certain areas of Ayurveda, such as Kayachikitsa (Internal Medicine), Shalya Tantra (Surgery), Shalakya Tantra (Ear, Nose, and Throat), or Prasuti and Stri Roga (Obstetrics and Gynecology).