BAMS (Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery) Syllabus

BAMS is a professional course, All the Students who cleared 10+2 standard with Biology group (Physics, Chemistry and Biology subjects) may pursue BAMS. We will check in this article basic details of the course, syllabus & important subjects, its value in the job market and career prospects.

First of all, let us check out the basic details associated with the BAMS. We will check out what Ayurveda is all about.

The term ‘Ayurveda’ stands for Science of life. It is a mode of treatment that is inspired by natural cure for disease. It is a branch of alternative medicine.

Ayurveda actually originated in ancient India. Its roots can be traced back to the Vedas! BAMS course is designed to train students get familiar with concepts of Ayurveda and make use of them to treat patients.

Ayurveda mostly focuses on natural cures as well as lifestyle changes to cure diseases. The course covers those topics in detail and helps train students to use those very solutions to solve modern day diseases also!

In the first year, non-clinical subjects are taught. In second year, subjects like Pharmacology, Pharmacy, Charaka and Toxicology are taught. Some important subjects taught during third year are- Pathology, Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Pediatrics. Some important subjects taught during last one and a half year are- Ayurvedic Surgery, Panchkarma and General Medicine. The last year is dedicated towards Internship.

BAMS is a five and a half years long course. The last one year is dedicated towards Internship.

Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine Surgery Syllabus

Bams Syllabus of Ayurvedic Medicine & Surgery as prescribed by various Universities and Colleges.

Sr. No. Subjects of Study
First Professional (one and half year)
1 History of Ayurveda
2 Sanskrit and Samhita
3 Padartha Vigyana (Ayurvedic philosophy)
5 Rachna Sharira (anatomy)
4 Kriya Sharira (physiology)
  Second Professional (one and half year)
1 Rasa Shastra avam Bhaisajya Kalpana (Pharmaceuticals of Ayurveda)
2 Dravyaguna (Materia Medica of Ayurveda)
3  Agadtantra, VyavaharAyurveda and Vidhi Vaidyaka (Toxicology and Jurisprudence)
5  Nidan/Vikriti Vigyana (Pathology) /Nadi Parkisa (Pulse diagnosis)
4  Svasthavritta Yoga (Personal and social hygiene including dietetics)
5  Charaka Samhita (A classical text of Ayurveda)
  Final Professional (one and half year)
1 Kaya Chikitsa (General Medicine including Panchakarma, Rasayana and Vajikarana)
2  Shalya tantra (General surgery and parasurgical techniques)
3  Shalakya tantra (ENT, Eye and Dentistry)
5  Prasuti tantra avam Stri roga (Gynaecology and Obstetrics)
4  Kaumara bhritya (Paediatrics)
5  Medical Ethics
6  Health Regulations
7  Yoga
8  Dissertation