Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)

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Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)


Duration: 4.5 Year(s)


Total Seats: 60

Shri Goraksha Ayurvedic Medical College Hospital & Research Center, Aurangabad


Aurangabad, Maharashtra, India


Course TypeBachelor

Course Specialty



Ministry of AYUSH, Government of India, Maharashtra University of Health Sciences (MUHS), Central Council of Indian Medicine (CCIM)


    1. Curriculum: The BAMS curriculum covers a wide range of subjects, including Ayurvedic principles, anatomy, physiology, pharmacology, pathology, surgery, and traditional Ayurvedic treatments. Students learn about the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of diseases using Ayurvedic principles and therapies.
    2. Practical Training: BAMS courses typically include practical training in Ayurvedic clinics or hospitals, where students gain hands-on experience in diagnosing patients, prescribing Ayurvedic medicines, and administering various treatments such as Panchakarma, herbal therapies, and yoga.
    3. Traditional Knowledge: BAMS courses provide a deep understanding of traditional Ayurvedic concepts, including the use of herbs, minerals, diet, lifestyle modifications, and therapeutic procedures. Students also learn about Ayurvedic diagnosis techniques, pulse reading, and traditional Ayurvedic formulations.
    4. Integration with Modern Medicine: In recent years, efforts have been made to integrate Ayurveda with modern medicine. Some BAMS programs now include subjects like modern medicine, clinical research, and medical ethics to bridge the gap between traditional and contemporary healthcare systems.
    5. Career Opportunities: After completing the BAMS course and obtaining the necessary license, graduates can work as Ayurvedic doctors, consultants, or researchers in government and private hospitals, clinics, Ayurvedic resorts, wellness centers, pharmaceutical companies, and Ayurvedic research institutions. They can also establish their own practice or pursue higher education and specialization in various branches of Ayurveda.
    6. Challenges: Ayurveda is a complex field that requires a deep understanding of ancient texts, holistic approaches, and individualized patient care. Learning Ayurveda can be challenging, and students need to be dedicated, patient, and willing to invest time and effort in mastering the principles and practices of this traditional healing system.

Fee (INR):

150000 (Annual)

Stipend (INR):



Hostel Facility


Government Scholarship Available


    1. Educational Qualifications: Candidates must have completed 10+2 or equivalent examinations with Physics, Chemistry, and Biology (PCB) as compulsory subjects. Some institutions may also require English as a compulsory subject.
    2. Minimum Marks: Generally, candidates must have obtained a minimum aggregate of 50% marks in PCB subjects. However, the exact percentage may vary from one institution to another, and some institutions may have specific category-wise (such as SC/ST/OBC) relaxation in marks.
    3. Age Limit: The minimum age for BAMS admission is usually 17 years as of December 31st of the admission year. The maximum age limit may vary depending on the institution.
    4. Entrance Examination: Many institutions and states conduct entrance examinations for admission to BAMS programs. Some popular entrance exams for BAMS include NEET (National Eligibility cum Entrance Test), AIAPGET (All India AYUSH Post Graduate Entrance Test), and state-level entrance exams. Candidates must qualify for the respective entrance exam to be eligible for admission.
    5. Domicile Requirements: Some states may have specific domicile requirements, meaning candidates should be residents of the respective state or have completed their schooling to be eligible for admission. This criterion varies from state to state.
    6. Counselling Process: After qualifying for the entrance exam, candidates usually have to participate in a counselling process conducted by the respective authority or institution. During counselling, candidates can select their preferred college or institution based on their rank and availability of seats.

Minimum Education

12th Science

Admission Process:

    The AYUSH Admission Central Counseling Committee manages admission to 15% of All India Quota seats in government BAMS colleges in India (AACCC). At the same time, access to the 85% government state quota seats of the BAMS course in India is handled by the state’s affiliated university. 

    NEET is a mandatory test for admission to a BAMS course beginning this academic year. Check out the step-by-step process for applying to a BAMS course via NEET.

    • Apply For NEET
    • Appear at NEET
    • NEET Result Declaration
    • Enrollment at BAMS College
    • Allotment of Seats at BAMS College
    • Counseling basis Your NEET Score

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