Ayurvedic B.A.M.S


Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine & Surgery (BAMS) is a graduate degree course in Ayurvedic system. This degree is awarded after the completion of 5 years and 6 months degree programme containing the 5 and 1/2 year academic session and one-year internship programme with live practical.

The UG degree course is separated into three sections of 1.5 years each. These sections called the three professional courses. In the first professional course, the students are taught about the anatomy, physiology, and history of the Ayurvedic system. In the second course they are taught about the toxicology and pharmacology and the final course contains the surgery, ENT, skin, obstetrics, and gynecology.

Minimum qualification for admission into BAMS:

The basic requirement for the eligibility to get the admission to BAMS programme is qualifying the 10+2 examination with science stream. The candidate must have the physics, chemistry, and biology in 12th class. The candidate should have to go through the national level entrance examination like NEET (National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test). Candidates also apply for state-level examinations such as:

  • OJEE  (Odisha Joint Entrance Examination)
  • KEAM  (Kerala Engineering, Agriculture and Medical)
  • GCET  (Goa Common Entrance Test)
  • BVP CET  (Bharati Vidyapeeth Common Entrance Test)
  • IPU CET  (Indraprastha University Common Entrance Test)

The selection of the candidate is based on the final merit as the sum of the total numbers obtained in the qualifying examination as 12th and the number scored in the entrance examinations.

Job Opportunities for Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine & Surgery (BAMS):

Day by day, the scope of Ayurvedic is overlapping with the other medical system not only in India but also in the world. In many cases, the people have taken the experience for the trustfulness of the Ayurvedic system and medicines treating for the chronic and non-healable disease.

In many cases, when the allopathic system becomes a failure with a particular disease and surrenders, the Ayurvedic medicine does the magical effect to rejuvenate the illness or the patient.

The career opportunity after the completion of BAMS is not only in India but also in foreign countries. Many organizations are working in the manufacturing and research field in abroad are requiring the professional in this field.

The candidate having the BAMS (Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery) degree is eligible to be called as a doctor and eligible to do the private practice.

Job opportunities also exist in the government sector. One can get a job in government Ayurveda hospital as an ayurvedic pharmacist. After the completion of this course, candidates also have the opportunity to open their own retail shop of Ayurveda medicines.

Teaching field is also open for BAMS graduates. They can find employment in private and government Ayurveda Institutes.

The job profiles after completing the BAMS programme are as the following:

  • Lecturer
  • Scientist
  • Therapist
  • Category manager
  • Business development officer
  • Sales representatives
  • Product manager
  • Pharmacist
  • Jr. clinical trial coordinator
  • Medical representative
  • Ayurvedic doctor
  • Sales executive
  • Area sales manager
  • Assistant claim manager health
  • Manager – internal audit