BAMS (Or: Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery) is an integrated degree in the medical field, and is specially designed to teach students the systems of the traditional Indian system of Ayurveda.

The BAMS is awarded after the completion of 5 years and 6 months’ degree program. This period includes the 4 and a ½ year academic session and one-year internship program with live practical.

Ayurveda is widely accepted in India as an alternative to western medicine. If you are interested in the traditional Indian system of medicine and are ready to deal with difficult languages like Sanskrit, then go for BAMS. Moreover, the course also puts less financial burden on you, since its fee is much lesser than that of MBBS.



Some Top Colleges for BAMS


  • Institute of Medical Sciences Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi
  • Tamil Nadu Dr MGR Medical University, Chennai
  • Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam
  • Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla
  • Ayurveda and unani tibia, delhi
  • Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore
  • R A poddar, Mumbai


Admission Process


The only Entrance For all colleges is NEET.


Counselling Process


Ayush Admissions Central Counseling Committee (AACCC) of Ministry of Ayush, Govt. of India, New Delhi is conducting Online Counseling for allotment of 15 % All India Quota Seats of Under Graduate (BAMS/BUMS/BSMS/BHMS)/Post Graduate (MD/MS) courses under Govt./Govt. aided Ayurveda/ Siddha/ Unani/ Homoeopathy Colleges, Deemed Universities (100%), Central Universities/National Institutes as well as internal seats of Delhi University & Banaras Hindu University.


For BAMS 85% State Quota Seats, Counseling will be conducted by your State Ayush Counseling Authority.



After BAMS



Clinical Practice


Medical Representative

Govt Medical Officer (PSC/UPSC)

Content Writer

Management (MPH (Masters in Public Health), MHA (Masters in Health Administration)


Drug manufacturing




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