Department of Agad Tantra Evum Vidhi Vaidyaka (Toxicology & Forensic

The department of Agad Tantra Evum Vidhi Vaidyaka deals with Toxicology, forensic medicine and medical jurisprudence. Agad Tantra is one of the eight branches of ayurveda as described in the ancient treatises. It deals with properties, effects and management of animal and plant poison. There is detailed description of Agadas
which are used since human history.

The department consists of a full-fledged museum exhibiting specimens, charts, models & weapons showcasing significant faces of medical jurisprudence, forensic medicine and toxicology. The department also offers scholastic inputs to the second year undergraduate B.A.M.S. students in the concerned subject of Agad Tantra
Evum Vidhivaidyaka.

Agad Tantra Evum Vidhi Vaidyaka is an integral part of ayurveda, which deals methodically about the study of characters and treatment of toxic substance of different sources and also study of accidental death, suicides, poisoning etc. in connection with forensic medicines. It deals the study of various laws related to
medical sciences and applications. In addition to this, the subject also deals with various natural and artificial toxic substances and poisons. A comprehensive explanation of antidotes, signs and symptoms and legal aspects of medical ethics and standards.

The central objective of this department is to generate skilled legal medical practitioners and to bring about law and medicine together that will prepare medical students for their medical, legal and social duties in medical profession and improve their overall professional growth.

Other Clinical Facilities

  • The department has Academic section and Museum spread over a spacious area.
  • Offers clinical services for a range of disorders by application of Ayurvedic treatment regimens through its operational units/clinics.

Key Features of Department

  • Trains undergraduate Ayurveda medical students about toxicology and forensic medicines and medial jurisprudence
  • Well-equipped Museum with models, specimens, charts, instruments etc.
  • Professionally qualified teaching and non-teaching staff.
  • Tutorial room with fully fledged audio-visual units such as mic with speakers and projector facilities.
  • Departmental Library is well-equipped with all types of Ayurvedic as well as Modern text & reference books.

Department Initiatives

Agad Tantra Evum Vidhi Vaidyaka Department possesses suitable number of models, charts, specimens, and instruments which aids in the teaching. The subject provides the undergraduate students of the second year, theoretical as well as practical teaching, training, and guidance in the subject of AgadTantra Evum Vidhi


Program and Course Outcomes

Programme Learning Outcomes (PO)


Department Faculty

Dr. Dipali Mukesh Nandave
Dr. Khamkar Nilesh Haribhau
Dr. Afsha Parveen