The Gujarat Ayurved University, [GAU] Jamnagar has a NAAC accreditation of ‘A’ level. The establishment of the university dates as far back as 1965, with a legislation of the State Assembly of Gujarat to facilitate the consolidation of scattered institutions of Ayurvedic Science across the state. The University has sixty years of heritage and is the first Ayurveda University throughout the world. It is established with well set vision and objectives and is trying to enhance the positive impact on lives and community by providing needful services. For further details visit the Gujarat Ayurved University official website.
With nearly 06 years of heritage, the university is a pioneer in institutionalizing and preserving the science of Ayurvedic medicine in the country, and across the world. Gujarat Ayurved University, [GAU] Jamnagar offers over 35 different programmes including Yoga and Naturopathy. Programmes are provided at the undergraduate, postgraduate and doctorate and research levels. Apart from this, a host of diplomas and certificate courses are also provided.
Certificate courses in subjects such as Yoga Education, Naturopathy and Therapy are offered in the form of certificate courses. The duration of the C.Y.Ed course is 3 months and the C.Y.N.T course is 4 months. The introductory course in Ayurveda is merely a 12 week course.
|C.Y.N.T||Yoga and Natural Therapies|
|Introductory course in Ayurveda|
The introductory course in Ayurveda can be pursued by any medical practitioner without an age bar. The C.Y.Ed is a course at the undergraduate level and C.Y.N.T is for postgraduate candidates.
|C.Y.Ed||S.S.C.E. or equivalent|
|C.Y.N.T||Graduate in any faculty of Medical Science.|
|Introductory course in Ayurveda||Scholars/professionals having medical background or graduation in biosciences or in fields allied to medicine.|
Four different options for Diploma are offered by the University. This includes the undergraduate level diploma in Naturopathy, Ayurveda and Health Education (D.Nat-Ayu-HE). The Diploma in Ayurvedic Pharmacy is also an undergraduate programme. At the postgraduate level, Post Graduate Diploma (PGD) is offered in Ayurveda and Yoga-Naturopathy.
|D.Pharm (Ayu)||Ayurvedic Pharmacy|
|D.Nat (Ayu) (HE)||Naturopathy, Ayurveda, Health Education|
|P.G.D.Y.N||Yoga and Naturopathy|
The undergraduate diplomas can be pursued right after matriculation or alongside bachelor’s study. PGD’s can be pursued after graduation. Further details are given below-
|D.Nat (Ayu) (HE)||Any graduates in any faculty|
|P.G.D Ayurveda||Primarily for doctors from modern medical background|
|P.G.D.Y.N||Graduation in any faculty of Medical Science|
At the undergraduate level, two courses are offered- B.A.M.S which is for a duration of 5 and a half years which involves one year of internship experience. The second course offered is B.Pharm which is the Bachelor of Pharmacy (Ayu) in Ayurvedic medicine, which is a 4 year course.
|B.A.M.S||Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery|
|B.Pharm (Ayu)||Ayurvedic Pharmacy|
Admission to the undergraduate courses is on the basis of merit. Other eligibility criteria are as mentioned in the table given below-
The postgraduate programme provides courses in Doctor of Medicine (M.D) and Master of Surgery (M.S) courses. They are both for a duration of 3 years and have a number of subjects available for specializing in. The M.Pharm course in Ayurvedic Medicine is a 2 year PG course. List of specializations is given below-
|M.D (Ayu) / M.S (Ayu)||Dravyaguna, Rasashastra, Kayachikitsa, Roga Vigyan and Vikriti Vigyan, Panchakarma, Shalya, Shalakya, Prasuti Tantra and Stree Roga, Kaumarabhritya|
|M.Pharm (Ayu)||Ayurvedic Pharmaceutics (Rasa Shastra & Bhaishjya Kalpna), Ayurvedic Plant Sciences (Dravyaguna Vigyan), Pharmaceutical Analysis and Standardization of Ayurvedic drugs, Pharmacology and Toxicology of Ayurvedic Drugs, Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry of Ayurvedic Drugs|
|M.Sc in Medicinal Plants|
Admission to the postgraduate programme is on the basis of merit. Further details regarding eligibility are given below-
|M.D (Ayu) / M.S (Ayu)||Graduation in Ayurveda from the recognized University|
|M.Pharm (Ayu)||B. Pharm (Ayu.) / B. Pharm (Modern) Degree|
|M.Sc in Medicinal Plants||Botany as a subject in Graduation ORBachelor's degree in Pharmacy / Agriculture / Ayurveda.|
Research opportunities are replete in the field of Ayurvedic Medicine. The university gives special focus and importance to this area in furtherance of its objective of creating and preserving the systematic, comprehensive body of knowledge that is Ayurveda.
Two courses are offered at this level-
Academic record and research aptitude of the candidates will be assessed in order to decide admission of candidates. Eligibility criteria to the courses is given below-
|Ph.D Ayurveda||M.D. (Ayu). Or equivalent postgraduate from recognized University in the concerned subject/specialty|
|Ph.D in Medicinal Plants Sciences,
Ph.D in Ayurvedic Pharmaceutical Sciences
|Masters Degree in Ayurvedic Medicinal Plant Sciences or Ayurvedic Pharmaceutical Sciences or equivalent|
To apply online for admission, visit the official website of the university.
For further details, visit the GAU, Jamnagar Fee Structure page.
|Gujarat Ayurved University||Contact Details|
288-2556852 / 288-2555585
Gujarat Ayurved University, Chanakya Bhavan,Jamnagar, Gujarat, India - 361 008.
|Course For Admission||Total Tution Fees||Admission Forms|
|Gujarat Ayurved University, [GAU] Jamnagar B.Pharm||Rs. 1.80 Lakh|
|Gujarat Ayurved University, [GAU] Jamnagar B.Sc||Rs. 71,000|
|Gujarat Ayurved University, [GAU] Jamnagar M.Pharm||Rs. 64,400|
|Gujarat Ayurved University, [GAU] Jamnagar M.Sc||Rs. 80,000|
|Gujarat Ayurved University, [GAU] Jamnagar MD||Rs. 69,400|
|Gujarat Ayurved University, [GAU] Jamnagar MS||Rs. 1.14 Lakh|
What are the UG courses offered?
The university offers-
What is the eligibility for admission to the UG courses?
For B.Pharm (Ayu)-
Does the university offer research?
Yes, the following research programmes are offered-