(B.A.M.S.) Bachelor of Ayurveda and Surgery BAMS, Medicine and Surgery is a medical degree made for those who have studied about the modern medicine and traditional Ayurveda. It is 5 ½ years course. (4 ½ year course and 1-year internship) But practically it takes six years to complete due to various reasons in various states. The course aims at providing basic education in Ayurveda leading to the degree of B.A.M.S. It aims at preparing graduates of profound scholarship in the science of Ayurveda having basic and fundamental knowledge in different subjects of Ayurveda . He should become an efficient teacher, a research scholar and a competent Ayurvedic physician to be able to contribute in the medical and health services of the country.
In present scenario,the study of ayurveda is advisable only for those who have studied MBBS. That also, not this BAMS course fully, but useful portions alone of this course. Unfortunately genuine Ayurveda is missing in India.
Future after BAMS
Bachelor of Ayurveda Medicine and Surgery BAMS
A BAMS doctor can work in following sectors after the completion of the degree:-
- General Practice
- Hospital and Healthcare Administration
- Teaching professions
- Health Supervisor
Future degrees after BAMS
A BAMS doctor can go for following degrees after the completion of the degree:-
- MBA (Hospital Healthcare Management)
- M. Sc Health Sciences
- M. Sc Nutrition
Career options after Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery
Today we are having a lot of opportunities available for BAMS graduates.These are the fields that are available for a BAMS graduate to build a career successfully :-
- Clinical practice
- Management and administration
- Drug manufacturing
Students can also go for Medical transcription, medical tourism, medical event management, medical journalism, medical photography and documentation . BAMS graduates can complete LLB and work as legal medical advisor and there lies is a great potential in manufacturing of equipments required for Ayurvedic treatments like Panchakarma.
List of Top Colleges for BAMS in India
#1. Sri Dhanwantri Ayurvedic College, Chandigarh:
Sri Dhanwantri Ayurvedic College is one of the best and Ayurvedic Colleges in India. This college has super speciality services of Ayurveda which consists of the modern diagnosis facility. This facility is of around capital of Rs. 15 Crores. This Ayurvedic College has the following departments.
1. Obstetrics and Gyneacology
6. Juris-Prudence and Toxicology
Address: Sector 46-B, Chandigarh – 160047
Ph: +91 0172 5046000, +91 0172 5046201, +91 0172 2645111
#2. Government Ayurveda College, Gwalior:
This institute is one of the oldest and best institute in India for BAMS Course which had been established in 1916. This institute was affiliated to Jawaji University Gwalior. Government Ayurveda College has a dear to develop the department of Ayurveda and Medicine which will generate the scholars which will serve the mankind.
Address: Amkho, Lashkar, Gwalior, Madha Pradesh – 474009
Ph: +91 751-2372802
#3. Indian Institute of Ayurvedic Medicine and Research, Bangalore:
Indian Institute of Ayurvedic Medicine and Research is one of the best Ayurvedic college in India which offers BAMS Course. This College is well known in South India and Under Rajeev Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore and affiliated to Bangalore University.
Address: Bangalore Palace Compound, J.C Nagar, Bangalore – 560006
#4. JIPMER, Pondicherry:
JIPMER stands for Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research.It is located in Pondicherry which is funded by Indian government. It has a good reputation as it provides inexpensive medical care.
Address: Dhanvantri Nagar, Gorimedu, Pondicherry – 605 006, India
Ph: (0413) 2272380 – 90
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#5.Kasturba Medical College (KMC):
It was established in 1955 by Dr. TMA Pai. It is the first institute which followed the public private partnership. It is under Manipal University.It is located in Mangalore.
Address: Madhav Nagar, Manipal-576104, Karnataka, INDIA.
Phone: +91 820 2571201 – 2571230
Some other top colleges for BAMS are:
#6. Lady Hardinge Medical College
Address: Bhagat Singh Road, Pin-110001
#7. Maulana Azad Medical College,Delhi
Address: Bahadur Shah Jafar Marg, New Delhi-110002
Ph: (011) 23239271/ 72/ 73/ 74/ 23231478
#8.Grant Medical College
#9. St John’s Medical College, Bangalore
Address: Sarjapur Road
Bangalore – 560 034
#10. Madras Medical College
Address: Periyar EVR Salai, Park Town, Chennai,
Tamil Nadu, India 600 003