Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery(BAMS) is an integrated Indian Degree in the medical field. This degree programme is conferred to those students who studied the modern medicines and traditional Ayurveda.
Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine & Surgery (BAMS) is a graduate degree course in Ayurvedic system. This degree is awarded after the completion of 5 years and 6 month degree programme containing the 4 and 1/2 year academic session and one year internship programme with live practical.
The UG degree course is separated in three sections of 1.5 years each. These sections called as the three professional courses.
- In first professional course the students are taught about the anatomy, physiology and history of Ayurvedic system.
- In second course they are taught about the toxicology and pharmacology
- and the final course contains the surgery, ENT, skin, obstetrics and gynaecology.
The entire course contains the modern anatomy, principles of medicines, physiology, social and preventive medicines, forensic medicine, principle of surgery, toxicology, ENT, botany and pharmacology. The graduates use the title “Vaidyar” before their name.
The areas which are available for a BAMS graduate to build a career successfully can be broadly classified into the following five categories:
Management and administration