Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery Syllabus

Stream: Ayurvedic Medical Sciences       
Duration: 3 Years

Course: BAMS

Course Type: Graduate

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine is a graduate degree awarded after the successful completion of a five and a half years long program that covers the study of the integrated system of modern medicine and traditional Ayurveda.

The course duration also includes one year of internship, and covers an exhaustive investigation of current life structures, physiology, standards of solution, social and preventive pharmaceuticals, pharmacology, toxicology, legal drug, herbal science, ENT, standards of surgery, and such

Ayurvedacharya is the credential given to the beneficiary of the degree, and the degree holders can prefix the title Vaidyar before their name (abbreviated as Vr.)

Successful graduates of the course in India are offered an average monthly salary ranging between INR 40,000 and 50,000.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery: Course Highlights

Given here are the basic highlights of the course.

Name of the courseBAMS In Ayurvedic Medical Sciences
Course LevelGraduate
Duration3 years, full- time/ Distance learning
StreamAyurvedic Medical Sciences
Examination TypeYearly/Semester
Eligibility10+2 or equivalent qualification, with Physics, Chemistry, Biology as main subjects.
Admission ProcessEntrance exam + Group Discussion/Personal Interview
Average Course FeeINR 3 K to 15 Lacs
Average Starting SalaryINR 2.5 to 12 Lacs
Top Recruiting CompaniesHealth Care. Dabur, Baidyanath and Himalaya firms, University of Madras, Kasturba Medical College, Manipal, Ayurveda, etc.

Top Institutes Offering Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery  

The average tuition fee charged in India for the course ranges between INR 3,000 (government institutes) and 12 lacs (private institutes).

Listed below are some of the top institutes in India that offer the course.


Eligibility for Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery

As a minimum criterion of eligibility, aspiring candidates need to have completed10+2 or equivalent qualification, with Physics, Chemistry, Biology and ideally Sanskrit as main subjects.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery: Admission Process

Process of admission to the course may vary across institutes. Some institutes conduct their own entrance exams for selecting and admitting candidates, while some select students on the basis of their score at the 10+2 level alone, compulsorily completed with Physics, Chemistry and Biology as main subjects.

Listed here are some such major entrance exams held in the country for admission to the course.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery: Syllabus and Course Structure

Listed here section-wise, are the major components that form part of the course’s curriculum.

Section I (1.5 years)

History of Ayurveda
Sanskrit and Samhita
Padartha Vigyana (Ayurvedic philosophy)
Rachna Sharira (anatomy)
Kriya Sharira (physiology)

Section II (1.5 years)

Rasa Shastra avam Bhaisajya Kalpana (Pharmaceuticals of Ayurveda)
Dravyaguna (Materia Medica of Ayurveda)
 VyavaharAyurveda, Agadtantra, and Vidhi Vaidyaka (Jurisprudence and Toxicology)
 Nidan/Vikriti Vigyana (Pathology) /Nadi Parkisa (Pulse diagnosis)
 Svasthavritta Yoga (Personal and social hygiene including dietetics)
 Charaka Samhita (A classical text of Ayurveda)

Section III (1.5 years)

 Kaya Chikitsa (Rasayana and Vajikarana, Ayurvedic Medical Sciences including Panchakarma)
 Shalya tantra (General surgery and parasurgical techniques)
 Shalakya tantra (ENT, Eye and Dentistry)
 Prasuti tantra avam Stri roga (Gynaecology and Obstetrics)
 Kaumara bhritya (Paediatrics)
 Medical Ethics
 Health Regulations
 Yoga
 Dissertation.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery: Career Prospects

Successful graduates of the course are hired in both government and private Ayurveda clinics as Ayurvedic Drug Specialist, or may pursue private practice. Areas of employment for such professionals include the healthcare community, insurance, life sciences industry, and pharma industry, etc.

Such graduates are hired in capacities such as Category Manager, Medical Representative, Business Development Officer, Ayurvedic Doctor, Sales Representative, Area Sales Executive/Manager, Product Manager, Assistant Claims Manager, Pharmacist, Jr. Clinical Trial Coordinator, etc.

Areas of employment for such professionals include the healthcare community, insurance, life sciences industry, and pharma industry, etc.