B.A.M.S.: Career Scope, Colleges, Recruiters and Pay Scale

Bachelor of Ayurveda Medicine and Surgery- B.A.M.S. is an alternative medical degree for those who believe that natural forms of medical treatments are supreme. Ayurveda is defined by Oxford Dictionary as the traditional Hindu system of medicine (incorporated in Atharva Veda, the last of the four Vedas), which is based on the idea of balance in bodily systems and uses diet, herbal treatment, and yogic breathing.

If you wish to pursue a career in B.A.M.S., below are helpful elements of the course.



Under Graduation Course: Bachelor of Ayurveda Medicine and Surgery (B.A.M.S.)

Eligibility: Aspirants completed age 17 having passed the required Medical Entrance Exam and STD 12 with 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry, Biology (PCB) and Sanskrit or equivalent examination.

Course Duration: 5 and ½ Years including a year of Internship (mandatory)

Number of Semesters: 9 Semesters

Post Graduation Course: MD/MS Ayurveda

Eligibility: Bachelor of Ayurveda Medicine and Surgery (B.A.M.S.)

Course Duration: 3 Years

Important Subjects

Below are the top most important subjects in the syllabus of B.A.M.S.

  1. Agada Tantra, Vyavhar Ayurved and Vidhi Vaidyak
  2. Ayurveda Itihas and Padartha Vijnana
  3. Charaka Samhita (2 Volumes)
  4. Dravayaguna Vijnana
  5. Kaumar Bhritya (Bal Roga)
  6. Kayachikitsa
  7. Kriya Sharir
  8. Maulik Sindan Avum Ashtanga Hridayam
  9. Panchakarma
  10. 10.  Prasuti Tantra Evum Stri Roga
  11. Rachana Sharir
  12. Rasashastra and Bhaishajya Kalpana
  13. Research Methodology and Medical Statistics
  14. Rog Nidana Evum Vikriti Vigyana
  15. Sanskrit
  16. Shalakya Tantra
  17. Shalya Tantra
  18. Swastha Vritta and Yoga 

Top Colleges

Below are some of the top B.A.M.S. and MD/MS Ayurveda colleges in India

  1. Ashtang Ayurved College, Indore 
  2. Ayurved Mahavidyalaya, Mumbai
  3. Ayurvedic and Unani Tibia College, New Delhi
  4. Ayurvedic Medical College, Kolhapur
  5. Bharati Vidyapeeth, Pune
  6. Dayanand Ayurvedic College, Jalandhar
  7. Government Ayurvedic College, Nagpur
  8. Government Ayurvedic College, Raipur
  9. Gujarat Ayurved University, Jamnagar
  10. JB Roy State Medical College, Kolkata
  11. National Institute of Ayurved, Jaipur
  12. NTR University of Health Science, Vijayawada
  13. Rajiv Gandhi Government Ayurvedic College, Kangra
  14. Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore
  15. Rishikul Government PG Ayurvedic College and Hospital, Haridwar
  16. Shri Ayurved Mahavidyalaya, Nagpur
  17. Shri Dhanwantri Ayurvedic College, Chandigarh
  18. Shri Krishna Government Ayurvedic College, Kurukshetra
  19. State Ayurvedic College and Hospital Gurukul, Haridwar
  20. State Ayurvedic College of Lucknow

Top Job Profiles

Below are some of the most respected job profiles for B.A.M.S. and MD/MS Ayurveda students.

  1. Area Sales Manager
  2. Ayurvedic Doctor
  3. Business Development Officer
  4. Category Manager
  5. Lecturer
  6. Manager
  7. Medical Representative
  8. Pharmacist
  9. Product Manager
  10. 10.  Sales Executive
  11. Sales Representatives
  12. Scientist
  13. Therapist

Top Recruitment Areas

Below mentioned are some of the reputed fields that absorb students of B.A.M.S. and MD/MS Ayurveda.

  1. Ayurvedic Resort
  2. Clinical Trials
  3. Colleges
  4. Dispensaries
  5. Education
  6. Government/ Private Hospitals
  7. Healthcare Community
  8. Healthcare IT
  9. Insurance
  10. Life Science Industries
  11. Nursing Home
  12. On Duty Doctor
  13. Panchkarma Ashram
  14. Pharmaceutical Industries
  15. Research Institutes
  16. Spa Resort 


Know the pay scale offered to professionals.

Just started: Up to Rs 300,000 per annum

Have some experience and/or is a MD/MS Ayurveda: Rs 600,000+ 


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Miss Vinny Ahluwalia is a versatile professional content writer having worked in the field of entertainment and culinary arts. She is now working with StudMonk as Senior Content Writer and writes about Education. She believes in providing up-to-date information to students preparing for Engineering and Medical entrance examinations in India.
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