What is the full form of BAMS

BAMS: Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery

BAMS is an acronym stands for Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery. It is a graduate degree awarded in the field of medicine to those who have completed the study of five and half year medicine course including one year internship


Course Curriculum

The BAMS course curriculum includes studying and teaching of modern anatomy, physiology, pathology & diagnostic procedures, principles of medicine, preventive and social medicine, pharmacology, toxicology, forensic medicine, ENT, gynecology & obstetrics, Ophthalmology, principles of surgery, etc. along with ayurvedic topics.

The BAMS course has a unique combination of ancient Ayurved and Modern Medicine. This facilitates the BAMS graduate to use the modern medicines as well as the ayurvedic medicines in practice.

Admission Criteria

The minimum criteria to take admission in this course is to complete 12th class education with science from any recognized board.

Career after BAMS

After the successful completion of the course, the BAMS graduate can work in following areas:

  • General practice or hospital administration
  • Clinical research field
  • Ayurved consultation
  • Herbal products manufacturer
  • Take admission in MD or MS programs in Ayurved
  • sc in health science or nutrition
  • Helth supervisor
  • Panch karm (massage) centers
  • Ayurvedic therapist
  • Medical tourism
  • MBA in Hospital Healthcare management

After completing the BAMS degree, the student is designated as Ayurvedacharya. He can use the courtesy title "Doctor" upon registration as a medical practitioner.