About Course

BSMS (Bachelor of Siddha Medicine and Surgery) is an undergraduate program in the field of Siddha Medicine. Siddha Medicine is one of the traditional systems of medicine in India, believed to have originated in the state of Tamil Nadu. It is based on the principles of the five elements (earth, water, fire, air, and ether) and the three humors (Vatham, Pitham, and Kabam) which are believed to govern the human body.

The BSMS course is designed to provide students with a comprehensive understanding of Siddha Medicine and its applications in treating various ailments. The course curriculum includes both theoretical and practical aspects, and ‘

Covers subjects such as:

  1. Basic Principles of Siddha Medicine: This includes the fundamental principles and concepts of Siddha Medicine, such as the three humors (Vatham, Pitham, and Kabam), the five elements, and the concept of energy.
  2. Anatomy and Physiology: Students will learn about the structure and function of the human body, as well as how it is viewed through a Siddha Medicine lens.
  3. Pharmacology and Materia Medica: This includes the study of Siddha Medicines, their preparation, and their uses in treating various ailments.
  4. Pathology: Students will learn about the causes and nature of diseases according to Siddha Medicine principles.
  5. Diagnosis and Treatment: This includes the study of diagnostic techniques such as pulse diagnosis and tongue diagnosis, as well as various Siddha Medicine treatments like herbal remedies, massage, and yoga.
  6. Specializations: BSMS students can choose to specialize in certain areas of Siddha Medicine, such as Gunapadam (pharmacology), Sirappu Maruthuvam (special medicine), and Kuzhanthai Maruthuvam (pediatrics).

The BSMS course also includes a one-year internship program, during which students gain practical experience and are exposed to various clinical scenarios. After completing the course and the internship, graduates can pursue careers as Siddha doctors or practitioners, or can opt for higher studies in Siddha Medicine.

Course Fees

The fees for BSMS (Bachelor of Siddha Medicine and Surgery) course vary depending on the college or university offering the course. The fees can also vary based on the location of the college and the facilities provided.

On average, the fees for BSMS course in government colleges or universities can range from INR 10,000 to 50,000 per year. However, the fees for private colleges offering the same course can be higher, ranging from INR 50,000 to 2 lakhs per year.

It is important to note that the fees for BSMS course can vary from college to college and are subject to change each academic year. It is advisable to check with the college or university for the exact fee structure before applying for admission. Additionally, scholarships and financial aid may also be available for eligible students to help cover the cost of the course.

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