BAMS, the short name for Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery course, is an undergraduate degree program designed in such a way that it makes students familiar with the integrated concept of Modern Medical Science and Traditional Medicines, i.e. it is focussed on Ayurveda. The duration of this course is 5.5 years including Internships.

A Worldwide forum has been provided by the World Health Organisation (WHO) for promoting traditional medicine systems such as Ayurveda. BAMS is one of the most popular courses in the field of medical science apart from the MBBS. Colleges such as: Dr D Y Patil Navi Mumbai, GGSIPU Delhi, BVP Pune are India’s top colleges that are popular for offering BAMS.

The areas of employment for the BAMS Graduates includes Ayurvedic Resort, Clinical Trials, Dispensaries, Government/Private Hospitals, Healthcare Community and Healthcare IT. The top recruiters of the BAMS Graduates are Patanjali Ayurveda Limited, Dabur, The Himalaya Drug Company, Emami Limited, Baidyanath, and Zandu Pharmaceuticals Works Limited. The annual salary of BAMS Graduates ranges from INR 3,00,000 to INR 8,00,000.

BAMS full form is Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery. BAMS is an undergraduate degree programme that is designed to make students familiar with the concepts of Ayurveda and use them for the treatment of patients. BAMS incorporates Ayurveda with the concepts of modern medicines and students are taught a combination of both as part of the course curriculum. Ayurveda is one of the oldest systems of medicine and traces its roots to Vedic times. It is based on the curative properties of herbs and its medicines are known for the natural elements that they contain.

Considered as an alternative method of treatment, the Ayurveda medicine system not only cures and prevents an ailment but also reduces the frequency with which diseases enter the human body. It utilises the self-healing system of the body

. Currently, this alternative method of healing is being accepted by people worldwide. Even the World Health Organisation has provided a worldwide forum for promoting traditional medicine systems such as Ayurveda. Therefore, the Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery (BAMS) as a course has opened up many promising opportunities for students.


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