BAMS or Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery is a 5.5 years long graduate degree that covers the study of the integrated system of modern medicine and traditional Ayurveda.
BAMS course covers an exhaustive investigation of current life structures, physiology, standards of the solution, social and preventive pharmaceuticals, toxicology, herbal science, ENT, standards of surgery, and alike to train students with the traditional methods in modern science.
Ayurveda is one of the oldest systems of medicine and traces its roots to Vedic times. It is based on the curative properties of herbs and its medicines are known for the natural elements that they contain.
Considered as an alternative method of treatment, the Ayurveda medicine system not only cures and prevents an ailment but also reduces the frequency with which diseases enter a human body. It utilises the self-healing system of the body.
Currently, this alternative method of healing is being accepted by people worldwide. Even the World Health Organisation has provided a worldwide forum for promoting traditional medicine systems such as Ayurveda. Therefore, Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery (BAMS) as a course has opened up many promising opportunities for students. And many universities provides direct admission in BAMS for better understanding and degree completion.
The Ayurvedic system of medical care is based on the concept where the natural healing capacity of the body is being enhanced by the Ayurvedic therapy. The Ayurvedic treatment includes the reducing symptoms, eliminating impurities, reducing worry, increasing resistance of disease and increasing harmony of patient’s life.
The basic requirement for the eligibility to get the direct admission to BAMS programme is qualifying the 10+2 examination with science stream. The candidate must have the physics, chemistry and biology in 12th class. The candidate should have to go through the national level entrance examination like NEET.
To pursue BAMS course in Indian colleges/ universities, aspirants should clear Class XII in Science stream with PCB (Physics, Chemistry, Biology) subjects.
In most cases, the minimum percentage that students require in Class XII to be eligible for BAMS course admissions is 50% to 60%. However, the minimum percentage criteria changes depending on a college/ university policy.
Some universities may also have minimum age bar as their BAMS eligibility criteria, whereas some provides with direct admissions in BAMS.