Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine & Surgery (BAMS) is a graduate degree course in the 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.
BAMS is an Ayurveda traditional healing art based undergraduate medical programme in India.
Ayurveda is one of the ancient medical systems of the world. It traces its roots to the Vedic period. It is a trustful medical system in order to cure, prevent, and rejuvenate. 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.
TheAyurvedic treatment includes the reducing symptoms, eliminating impurities, reducing worry, increasing resistance of disease and increasing harmony of patient’s life.
BAMS syllabus and curriculum is uniform across the country and the admission to BAMS courses is done in only Ayurvedic colleges affiliated to the respective universities, which are permitted by the Ministry of AYUSH, Government of India and National Commission for Indian System of Medicine (NCISM).
Even the World Health Organisation has provided a worldwide forum for promoting traditional medicine systems such as Ayurveda. Therefore, the Bachelor of AyurvedicMedicine and Surgery (BAMS) as a course has opened up many promising opportunities for students.