Secrets of Ayurveda: Exploring BAMS Courses

BAMS Courses

Secrets of Ayurveda: Exploring BAMS Courses

Wanna know the secrets of Ayurveda in a professional agenda to turn into an Ayurvedic professional?

If yes, then it is time for you to pursue your BAMS degree after 12th grade science stream at a top college like ours, Sri Sai Institute of Ayurvedic Research & Medicine.

BAMS course offers you the opportunity to learn the various aspects and Ayurveda secrets which have been safely patronized by our ancient forefathers as a gift to the future generations’ well being.

Explore this blog and get to know everything about BAMS, the primary Ayurveda study course.

What is a BAMS degree?

BAMS, i.e., Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery is the first-level ayurveda course that introduces students to the fundamentals of Ayurveda. This course educates students on various principles of Ayurveda, its application in the human body and many other secrets of Ayurveda that were preserved by ancient Indian physicians.

This undergraduate course is offered for a duration of 5.5 years which is divided into 4.5 years of theory and 1 year of compulsory rotatory internship.

Moving on, get to know the eligibility criteria and admission process for BAMS in Ayurveda Course.

What is the eligibility criteria and admission process for a BAMS degree?

The basic eligibility criteria to pursue BAMS Ayurveda courses at Sri Sai Institute of Ayurveda Research & Medicine are as follows:

  • Candidates should have completed 10+2 in any recognized board with physics, chemistry, and biology as compulsory subjects (Or) candidates should have completed a diploma in any of the above-mentioned subjects
  • Candidates should have scored a minimum of 50% in the eligible course. A relaxation of 5% is provided for the reserved categories such as SC/ST/OBC.
  • Candidates should be a minimum of 17 years of age.

Admission to BAMS degree at our institute is offered based on the NEET ( National Eligibility cum Entrance Test) score.

With ideas on the admission agenda to a BASM degree, what do you actually learn in BAMS?

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What does a BAMS degree teach about Ayurveda?

A BAMS degree is exclusively designed to teach the fundamental principles and importance of Ayurveda in day-to-day human life. This degree is focussed on educating students on the following factors.

  • Basic principles of Ayurveda - Pancha Mahabhutas, Tridosha Theory, Prakritis, Srotas, Dhatus, Malas, Etc.
  • Implementation of Basic Principles of Ayurveda in Human Body
  • Healthy Lifestyle activities for a better life.
  • Diagnosis and Treatment Nuances for various healthcare ailments and disorders.

These factors of Ayurveda are educated to students via the following syllabus of BAMS degree.

Year I Year II
Padartha Vigyan And Ayurved Itihas Dravyaguna Vigyan
Sanskrit Roga Nidan
Kriya Sharir Rasashastra
Rachana Sharir Rasashastra
Maulik Siddhant Avum Ashtanga Hridaya Diseases of Rasa Vaha Srotas

Year III Year IV
Agadtantra Kayachikitsa
Swasthavritta Panchakarma
Prasuti Tantra Evum Stri Roga Shalya Tantra
Kaumarbhritya Parichaya Shalakya Tantra
Charak Samhita (Uttarardha) Research Methodology And Medical Statistics

On getting to know what you learn in BAMS, it is time to know where you apply these knowledge.

What is the career scope and opportunities after a BAMS degree?

A BAMS degree is a professional entry into the Ayurvedic medical industry which is a huge market in the present decade. Take a look at the significant growth of the Ayurveda industry that extends a great deal of career opportunities for BAMS graduates.

BAMS Course

As the industry extends various career opportunities, here are what they are.

  • Resident Doctor
  • Clinical Research Associate
  • Medical Officer
  • Drug Research Associate
  • Quality Control Manager
  • Pharmacist
  • Lecturer
  • Sales Representative
  • Medical Transcriptionist
  • Research & Development Executive
  • Health Supervisor/Therapist

The earning potential of these career options after a BAMS degree is notably decent. The average salary of a BAMS graduate ranges from INR 4 LPA to INR 7 LPA in India which will increase with experience and education.

Get to know the top recruiting organisations of BAMS graduates.

Government healthcare establishments hiring BAMS graduates Private healthcare establishments hiring BAMS graduates
  • Advanced Center Treatment Research and Education in Cancer
  • All India Institute of Medical Sciences
  • National Rural Health Mission
  • National Institute of Medical Statistics
  • Translational Health Science and Technology Institute
  • Zandu Ayurveda
  • Emami Ltd.
  • Patanjali Ayurveda Ltd.
  • Himalaya Wellness
  • Vicco Laboratories
  • Dr Chandrika's Kerala Ayurveda
  • Charak Pharma Pvt Ltd.
  • Exmed Healthcare
  • Apex
  • Dabur Ltd.

So, what to do to elevate your educational qualification with advanced Ayurveda knowledge? You can choose to pursue after Ayurvedic course options after BAMS which are discussed below.

Ayurvedic Higher Education Options:

There are two different ayurvedic courses after graduation in BAMS degree which are as follows:

Master Ayurvedic Courses Course Description Duration Eligibility Criteria Admission Procedure Average Course Fee
Master of Medicine (M.D) MD course is centralized on treatment-oriented Ayurvedic education in a specialized branch of Ayurveda. 3 years The basic eligibility criteria for MD/MS at any top colleges are as follows:
* Candidate should have completed BAMS
Admission to MD/MS in Ayurveda is provided considering entrance exams such as AIA-PGET, NEET PG score INR 25,000 to INR 4 LPA
Master of Surgery (M.S) MS course is focused on surgery-oriented Ayurvedic education in a specialized branch of Ayurveda.

With all these details, hope you get to understand everything about BAMS, post BAMS options and much more.

You can also choose to pursue other higher education options such as MBA in Healthcare Management, etc to implement your expertise in Ayurveda via a managerial and leadership position.

Also Read: What Makes Ayurveda Unique in the Healthcare Industry?


As we see, BAMS degree is the first route towards learning the secrets of Ayurveda and if you are really interested in Ayurvedic medicine, then it is time to enroll in our college for the BAMS degree. Start your journey now.


  • What is about Ayurveda course that is special?

    Ayurveda course is special, as unlike other medical courses students are not educated theoretically instead they are educated via practical sessions in major.

  • What is the best way to learn Ayurveda?

    BAMS degree is the first and the best way to learn Ayurveda from the fundamental level.

  • Does BAMS have scope in future?

    Yes, BAMS has great scope in future as the global demand for Ayurveda medicine and products is significantly increasing. In addition, 170 countries out of 194 global nations have reported a notable population of their country opting for ayurvedic healthcare.

  • What would be the average salary scale for BAMS graduates?

    The average salary scale for BAMS graduates is around INR 4 LPA while with experience the salary can reach INR 16 LPA.