Bachelor’s in Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)

  • Eligibility Class XII - XII Passout
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Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery (BAMS) is an undergraduate programme developed for students interested in expanding their understanding of Ayurveda Medicine and Surgery to treat a variety of ailments and disorders. It is one of the Ayurvedic courses after 12th Science that focuses on the medical profession of Ayurveda or the ancient therapeutic procedures utilised by a vaidya (ayurveda physician).

Why Study BAMS?

  • Recognition: Completing a medical degree course is no easy feat and BAMS is equivalent to MBBS. A BAMS graduate is accepted in most of the renowned medical hospitals and the government of India allows them to open up their own clinic.
  • Growing Demand: Ayurveda is now accepted worldwide as a great alternative to allopathic treatments. The demand for a BAMS Ayurvedic Doctor is growing not just in India but all over the world.
  • Career Opportunities: After completing BAMS, the graduates have the option to work as an Ayurvedic Practitioner but also have the option to pursue higher education. BAMS graduates can pursue MD Ayurveda and can also explore related fields like MD (Ayurveda - Panchakarma).
  • Remuneration: BAMS doctors are paid handsome salaries in top government as well as private agencies and hospitals. Moreover, they also have the option to open up their own clinic.

BAMS Scope

Owing to the growing demand for Ayurvedic medical treatments, BAMS graduates have a variety of career opportunities to explore. BAMS graduates have the option to get into the field of healthcare, nursing, pharmaceutical, etc for both public and private sectors. Apart from these, students can also pursue postgraduate medical courses like MD Ayurvedic, PhD Ayurveda, etc.

Frequently Asked Question (FAQs)

Ayurveda is a science that promotes a natural and comprehensive approach to treating human ailments. It promotes the idea of well-being. Ayurveda means "science of life" in Sanskrit.

BAMS, B. Pharma (Ayurveda), BSc Nursing (Ayurveda), Diploma in Yogic Sciences and Naturopathy, Certificate in Naturopathy, Certificate in Panchkarma.

The Ayurvedic healing method is extremely important nowadays, due to the rise in lifestyle-related ailments among the metropolitan population.

The following are some examples of Ayurvedic job profiles: Ayurvedic therapist, pharmacist, doctor, medical officer, lecturer, medical coordinator.

Ayurveda specialists might earn anything from Rs 20,000 to Rs 50,000 per month, based on their duties and responsibilities. The pay varies depending on the skills, academic course, and institute name.

Eligibility varies for different courses, but generally, a minimum of 50 per cent marks in Class 12 with subjects like Physics, Chemistry, and Biology (PCB) is required for undergraduate programmes in Ayurveda.

The duration varies for different programmes; for example, BAMS usually takes 4.5 to 5.5 years, B. Pharm (Ayurveda) is a four-year course, while diploma and certificate courses range from 6 months to 4 years.

NEET (National Eligibility cum Entrance Test) is not mandatory for all Ayurvedic courses; some courses have different entry requirements or admission procedures.

Yes, many institutions in India welcome international students for Ayurvedic studies. However, they might have specific admission procedures for foreign applicants.

Ayurveda focuses on natural remedies, lifestyle modifications, and holistic healing, whereas modern medicine often emphasises pharmaceutical interventions and symptomatic treatment.

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