The study in the field of Ayurveda has still not lost its charm. Hailed as country's traditional healthcare systems that originated more than 3,000 years ago it has become part and parcel of the national healthcare system.
There is ever increasing demand for Ayurvedic Physicians and Teachers across the country. To train expert Ayurvedic doctors many state governments have set up educational institutes. Tamil Nadu is amongst the prime state when it comes to imparting quality education. In this southern state, you can find many educational colleges and universities offering UG and PG courses in the field of Ayurveda Medicine and Surgery. Students interested in biology stream at the intermediate level can apply for various undergraduate courses in Ayurveda. The courses taught are aimed to provide the theory as well as practical training to the students of Ayurveda.
Eligibility: 10+2 or equivalent qualification, with Physics, Chemistry, Biology as main subjects. Admission to BAMS (Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery) in Tamil Nadu is done on the basis of state and national level entrance test.
Students interested in postgraduate studies can opt for specialization from various area of Ayurvedic studies. Some of the popular specializations are Kaya Chikitsa, Panchakarssa, Drayyaguna, Salya, Salyaka and Prasutitantra, Rasasatra and Kshar Sutra. Apart from MD specialization you can also go for PG Diploma programmes or research programme like Ph.D.
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