Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medical Sciences [BAMS] - Course Admissions and Eligibility

Updated on - Mar 21st, 2018 | 05:25 PM by Sudipta Boxi


Course Duration of Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medical Sciences [BAMS] is 5 Years.



Minimum Requirements

Age Age limit between 19-21
Minimum Percentage 50%
Subjects Required Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Sanskrit.

About Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medical Science [BAMS]:

  • Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine & Surgery is an undergraduate Ayurvedic courses which is awarded after successful completion of a five and a half years program or course that covers the study of the integrated system of modern medicine and traditional Ayurveda.

  • The degree course covers the study of modern anatomy, physiology, principles of medicine, social and preventive medicine, pharmacology, toxicology, forensic medicine, botany, ENT, principles of surgery, etc. along with ayurvedic topics. Click here to know about the syllabus.

  • The full 5½ years duration of the degree includes one year of internship also.

  • Universities like Institute of Medical Science,National Institue of Ayurveda and others are some of the universities/ colleges which provide the course across the nation. 

  • The eligibility criteria for the course is to have Sanskrit as a compulsory subject in his/her 10+2 secondary and higher secondary. Click here to know more about eligibility criteria. 

  • Ayurvedacharya recognition is given to the recipient of a Bachelor’s Degree of Ayurvedic Medicine & Surgery (B.A.M.S) and the degree holders can use the title Vaidyar before their name (abbreviated as Vr).

What is Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medical Sciences[BAMS]?

  • It's a 5-year course which is specifically focused on the importance of Sanskrit with its vocabulary importance across the globe.

  • History of Ayurveda, Sanskrit and Samhita are some of the classified yet interesting subjects are being involved in the syllabus of the Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine Sciences [BAMS].

  • Ayurvedic Doctor, Pharmacist and many other job opportunities which are in demand and highly-paid, lies in the paving of a Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medical Sciences[BAMS] graduate.

  • Companies like Patanjali, Dabur are some of the major recruiters and employable partners for the Universities and colleges which provide the course across the nation.

  • Working in some of the South Asian countries where the implementations of Ayurvedic is in the initial stage will be a lifetime global opportunity for the individuals of the Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medical Sciences[BAMS].    

Why choose Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medical Sciences [BAMS]?

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  • Category Manager, Medical Representative and others are some of the highly paid and lucrative jobs being very specifically meant for the individuals pursuing the Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medical Sciences[BAMS].Click here for more job opportunities.

  • Designations like Jr. Clinical Trial Coordinator, Business Development Officer are some of the job roles which can be occupied by the graduates of the Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medical Sciences [BAMS].

  • An internship offers form some of the highly acknowledged companies will always be an add-on to an individuals career growth in terms of employability and experience.  

  • Companies which specifically deals with the attributes regarding the generation of Ayurvedic Medicines like Dabur will always be a highly recommended organisation to work.

  • An individual can opt for the higher education by taking Master of Ayurvedic Medical Sciences[MAMS].

Top Colleges for Bachelors of Ayurvedic Medical Sciences [BAMS]:

Name of College


Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Medical Science

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Government Ayurvedic college


Gujrat Ayurved University

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Maharastra University of Health Sciences

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Institute of Medical Science

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National Institue of Ayurveda

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Kerela University of Health Science

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KLE University


Himachal Pradesh University

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Entrance Exams For Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medical Sciences [BAMS]

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Fee Structure of Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medical Sciences [BAMS] in India

Fee 0-2L
Fee 2-5L
Fee 5-10L
Fee >10L
(In Lakhs)

Fee Structure by State for Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medical Sciences [BAMS]

All Over India
Public Colleges
₹ 6,025 ( Minimum Fee ) ( Maximum Fee ) ₹ 10 Lakh
₹ 1.17 Lakh ( Average Fee )
Private Colleges
₹ 1.30 Lakh ( Minimum Fee ) ( Maximum Fee ) ₹ 1.21 Cr
₹ 4 Lakh ( Average Fee )
Private Colleges
₹ 1.30 Lakh ₹ 4 Lakh
₹ 2 Lakh
Private Colleges
₹ 2.58 Lakh ₹ 1.21 Cr
₹ 8 Lakh
Private Colleges
₹ 2.50 Lakh ₹ 5 Lakh
₹ 4 Lakh

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