The Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine & Surgery

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Course Name– Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine & Surgery (BAMS)

Job profile: Ayurveda Doctor, Lecturer, Scientist, Therapist

Best BAMS Campuses: Banaras Hindu University, Ayurveda & Tibbia College, Gujrat Ayurveda University, Government Ayurveda Colleges in Kerala; Podar Ayurved College, Maharashtra

Best Women’s University: Jayoti Vidyapeeth Women’s University, Jaipur
Best PG colleges
: NIA Jaipur, IPGTR Jamnagar, BHU, Varanasi, Government Ayurveda College, Mumbai
Recruiters: Government/ private hospitals, dispensaries, colleges, research institutes, colleges, ayurveda health centres, spas, resorts, pharmaceutical companies

Prominent Pharma Companies- Himalaya, Zandu, Dabur, VICCO Laboratories, Charak, Vaidyanath, Emami Group, Dhootpapeshwar and many more..


Nearly, 80% of the population uses ayurveda exclusively or combined with modern medicine. In America, ayurveda medicine and therapies are used as a Complementary Alternative Medicine (CAM). Ayurvedic medicine is even extensively practiced in Nepal, Australia, Malaysia, Russia, Canada, United Kingdom, Belgium and other countries.

An ayurveda doctor can get employed as medical officer/doctor at government and private ayurveda hospitals. One can set up his own practice of ayurveda at his private clinic. They can work as tutors in ayurveda colleges in the academic field. They are on high demand as consultants in Pancha Karma Centers. Ayurveda is a virgin field of research; one who wants to research has unlimited opportunities in ayurveda.

Today ayurveda is gaining much more importance with Pancha Karma Therapy being recognized worldwide. The increasing trend of SPAs all over the world has increases the scope of ayurveda doctors. Patients from all over the world travel to India, to receive ayurvedic treatment and Pancha Karma Therapy. More and more Pancha Karma centers are coming up for serving the tourists, especially foreigners. With the popularity of traditional alternative system of medicine, the demand for ayurveda doctors are on the rise.

For those who would like to continue their education after BAMS can pursue further studies with post graduation degree. MD – Doctor of Medicine (ayurveda) and MS – Master of Surgery (ayurveda) are the post graduate degrees conferred. There are various institutions which offer post graduation degree in ayurveda, which is of 3 years duration.

A BAMS doctor can work in following domains after completion of the degree.

  • General Practice
  • Research (Clinical research or epidemiological research)
  • Hospital and Healthcare Administration
  • Health Supervisor (As per High courts decision a BAMS doctor can work for the post of Health Supervisor)


The BAMS degree has four and half years of academic curriculum in Ayurveda College. After completing this degree, BAMS ayurveda doctors have to complete a one year of compulsory rotatory internship in Ayurveda hospitals.


Every candidate who wants to join BAMS should have completed 10+2 with science stream including subjects, physics, chemistry and biology with a minimum of 50% marks. The candidate must have attained a minimum of 17 years of age.

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