BNYS Syllabus and Subjects


5 Years 6 Months

Average Fees

INR 50,000- 2 LPA

Kripal Thapa

Updated on Jan 4, 2023 by Kripal Thapa

Kripal Thapa

Updated on Jan 4, 2023 by Kripal Thapa

The BNYS syllabus encompasses 4 quarters over a 5.5 year duration. BNYS full form translates to Bachelor of Naturopathy and Yogic Science. There is a quarter form of education whereby, the first quarter is of 1.5 years and the rest are of 1 year each followed by a mandatory 1-year internship program at the end of the course.

Since the BNYS job scope is very high, employment opportunities are in abundance in both the private as well as public sectors.

Semester Wise BNYS Syllabus

The semester wise Bachelor of Naturopathy and Yogic Science syllabus focuses on studying the concepts of pharmacology, naturopathy, ayurveda, microbiology and community medicine. The BNYS course introduces its students to a broad range of BNYS subjects that focuses on the varying theoretical aspects of ayurveda and yogic science along with providing professional training. 

The BNYS syllabus is designed specifically to cater to the demands of various professional opportunities that have come up in recent years. In place of the semester pattern, the BNYS course follows a quarterly pattern.

The first quarter is 1.5 years followed by three quarters of 1 year each. A mandatory internship is to be done at the end of the course. The semester wise BNYS subjects list is listed below: 

First Year Syllabus for BNYS

BNYS First Year Syllabus
Quarter I Quarter II
Human Anatomy- I Human Microbiology
Biochemistry Naturopathy and Diagnostic Methods
Human Anatomy-II Pathology
Human Physiology -I Basic Pharmacology
Human Physiology- II Yoga and Physical Culture
The practice of Yoga and Philosophy Modern Medicine and Diagnostic Methods
Philosophy of Nature  

Second Year Syllabus for BNYS

BNYS Second Year Syllabus
Quarter III Quarter IV
Toxicology and Forensics Yoga Therapy
Psychiatry and Psychology Manipulative Therapy
Physical Culture and Yoga Diet Therapy and Fasting Methods
Osteopathy Aroma and Therapy Physiotherapy
Community Medicine First Aid and Minor Surgery
Gynaecology Hydrotherapy
Herbology and Nutrition Magneto and Chromotherapy
Obstetrics Acupressure and Reflexology
  Hospital Management 
  Pranic Healing

Third year Syllabus for BNYS

BNYS Third Year Syllabus
Quarter V

BNYS Subjects

BNYS subjects are chosen from a list of fundamental naturopathic and yoga therapy courses as well as specialized choices. There are two types of BNYS subjects: core and elective. Elective subjects are electives that make the course more flexible and diversified. 

BNYS Core Subjects

The core BNYS subjects list includes the following subjects that all students must study:

  • Biochemistry
  • Microbiology 
  • Yoga Philosophy
  • Human Anatomy
  • Community Medicine
  • Pathology
  • Anatomy Paper 1 
  • Anatomy Paper 2 
  • Yoga Therapy
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology 

BNYS Elective Subjects

In addition to the basic BNYS Subjects, one can learn about its key aspects. Here are a few examples of elective courses that allow students to concentrate on a single topic:

  • English Communication
  • Indian Constitution
  • Human Value and Vedic Sciences
  • Professional Ethics
  • Sanskrit 
  • Environmental Sciences 

BNYS Course Structure

The BNYS course structure is divided along the lines of core subjects and internship placement. The BNYS course is divided into various quarters to meet the demands of the 5.5 year duration. The 4 quarters and the 1 year internship period are structured in a way so as to provide the students with an analytical and pragmatic understanding of the BNYS syllabus. The variety of specializations in the BNYS subjects list opens a plethora of career opportunities for the student. The BNYS course structure is listed below: 

  • Core subjects
  • 4 Quarters
  • 1st Quarter (1.5 year duration)
  • 2nd, 3rd and 4th Quarter (1 year duration each)
  • One year internship program
  • Project submissions

BNYS Teaching Methodology and Techniques

BNYS teaching methodology and techniques focus on imparting a variety of skills to its students in order to meet the medical and other professional demands of the working industry. 

Unlike many other courses that rely heavily on theoretical aspects, BNYS syllabus is primarily focused on the practical training of concepts gained through academic learning. 

The BNYS subjects also inculcate the art of therapy, healing and practical applications of naturopathy among its students. The various teaching methodologies and techniques for syllabus of BNYS is mentioned below:

  • Academic lectures
  • Practical submission
  • Research methodology
  • Real time training experience
  • Working with field professionals
  • Practicing physiotherapeutic methods
  • Learning healing techniques
  • Community service training period

BNYS Projects

With a global rise in the demand for naturopathic treatments as an alternative to allopathic medication, the career opportunities for BNYS degree has seen a surge in recent years. With initiatives such as the Ministry of AYUSH that was introduced in 2014, the BNYS subjects now offer a wide variety of specializations for students to choose from. 

The BNYS syllabus also inculcates research projects as a part of its curriculum to test the understanding and skills acquired by the candidate in the 5.5 year duration. For many recruiters that offer job opportunities in campus placements, the BNYS project topics can serve as a career launching pad for many of its students.

 Listed below are some of the popular BNYS project topics: 

  • Pranic healing and the life long benefits on the musculoskeletal system
  • Disease prevention and management through a better diet
  • Cancer treatment and the usage of mind-body medicine
  • Chinese Naturopathy and the treatment of infertility
  • Diet control and the benefits of anti aging
  • The use of AI to understand the demands of naturopathic treatment

BNYS Reference Books

The BNYS books act as the foundational base to the understanding of various concepts in the field of naturopathy, ayurveda and yogic science. 

BNYS course books are available in each specialization of the field, either in hardcopy format or available online. Students need to look closely into the course details in order to make an acute purchase. They should download the PDF versions of any book whenever available in order to reduce the overall cost of purchase. Listed below are some of the popular BNYS books for reference: 

BNYS Reference Books
Name of the Books Authors
Textbook of Human Histology Dr. Veena Bharihoke
Principles of Anatomy and Physiology Grabovsky and Tortora
Preventive Medicine Dr. Yaspal Bedi
Regional and Applied Anatomy RJ Last
Medical Hydrology Sidney Licht
The Art of Tantra Philip Rawson
Yogic and Tantric Medicine OP Jaggi

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