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Alternative medical studies in India Ayurvedha! - 18-Aug-2019

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Ministry of Ayush was established in 2014, exclusively to carry out researches, create awareness and to develop medical practices such as Ayurvedha, Yoga & Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homeopathy.

Various councils actively functional to develop these Indian and Alternative Medical practices are Central Council for Indian Medicine, Central Council for Research in Ayurvedic science, Central Council for Homeopathy, Central Council for Research in Unani Medicine, Central council for Research in Yoga and Naturopathy and Central Council for Research in Siddha.  

Ayurvedha is becoming much popular among the Indian medical practices, with many students opting for it after MBBS and BDS.

UG Programme:
Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine & Surgery, a 5 1/2 year programme is being offered at many institutions across the country. Various subjects covered in this course are Anatomy & Physiology, Sanskrit, Ayurvedic Toxicology, Pharmacology, Pharmaceutics, General Surgery, ENT, Ophthalmology, Panchakarma, Pediatrics and Psychology.

PG programmes: After completing a UG programme, it is possible to carry out 3 year MD programme in any one of the 20 different specialisations available such as General Medicine, Panchakarma, Psychology, Surgery, Ophthalmology, ENT, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Pathology, Toxicology, Pharmacology, Alchemy, Pharmacy, Preventive Medicine, Anatomy, Physiology, Anesthesia and Radiology.

After completing Post Graduation, it is possible to work as a Doctor, Professor or carry out Researches.

Apart from UG and PG programmes in Ayurvedic Medicine there are lot of Diploma and PG Diploma courses.

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