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Ayurveda

Summary

Ayurveda is reffered as the "science of life" in the ancient Sanskrit and has been a key part of a comprehensive natural health care system in India as well as Sri Lanka for over 2000 years. An Ayurvedic practitioner uses holistic techniques from India to help patients. The natural therapies are tailored to the needs of each individual to eliminate impurities, reduce stress and fight disease .The Treatment range from diet and lifestyle advice, massages, yoga and meditation to herbal supplements, counseling, or specialized therapies. Ayurvedic practitioners assess diet habits, lifestyle, and mental states of the patient.

Career Opportunities in Ayurveda

  • Ayurvedic Doctor
    One can start his/her own clinic and pratice individually or can work with a hospital.
  • Retail shops
    They can tie up with pharmaceutical companies engaged in Ayurvedic preparations and open his/her own retail shop of Ayurveda medicines.
  • Researcher
    Pharmaceutical companies hire Ayurveda graduates to work as clinical researchers to supervise/monitor drug research.
  • Ayurvedic Pharmacist
    They can work as a Ayurvedic Pharmacist in government Ayurveda hospitals,pharmaceutical companies,private Ayurvedic colleges
  • Durg Manufacturing
    In the manufacturing sector production of Ayurvedic medicines is a good business. Apart from actual manufacturing, other options such as cultivation of medicinal plants, trading raw materials in the form of powder, extracts, oils, etc.
  • Ayurvedic lecturer
    They can work in a college as a lecturer.

How to Pursue a Career in Ayurveda

Stream Graduation After Graduation After Post Graduation
Path 1
Clear Class XII in Science with Biology streamPursue B.A.M.S for 5.5 years (4 and a Half Years of study + 1 Year Internship).Post Graduation Program (2-3 years)Post Graduation Program 2-3 years Ph.D
Path 2
Clear Class XII in Science with Biology streamPursue B.A.M.S (4 and a Half Years of study + 1 Year Internship).Diploma/PG Diploma in Ayurveda 1-2 yearsDiploma/PG Diploma in Ayurveda 1-2 years

Important Facts

Most college have eligibility criteria of minimum 50% aggregate marks in Class XII / and some of minimum 60%. Some colleges/ universities also have an age limit
Internship Is compulsory for B.A.M.S programme.

Leading Institutes

Top Ayurveda Institutes in India
College Location Website
MNR Ayurveda Medical College Andhra Pradesh www.mnrindia.org
National Institute of Ayurveda Rajsthan www.nia.nic.in
Guru Ravidas Ayurveda, University Punjab www.graupunjab.org
Alligarh Ayuved & Unani Medical College & Hospital UP www.auamc.in
Atreya Ayurvedic Medical College Karnataka www.atreyainstitutions.com
Ayurved Mahavidyalaya Mumbai www.mahavidyalay.ayurvedsevasangh.org
B.V. College of Ayurveda, Pune Pune www.coayurved.bharatividyapeeth.edu
Ayurved & Unani Tibbiya College, New Delhi New Delhi www.du.ac.in/du/index.php?page=ayurvedic-unani-tibbia-college
Dr. B.R.K.R. Government Ayurvedic College, Hyderabad , Andhra Pradesh www.brkrgac.org
Banaras Hindu University Utter Pradesh www.bhu.ac.in
Government Ayurveda college kerala www.govtayurvedacollegetvm.nic.in
Government Ayurvedic College Assam www.gacassam.webs.com
Himachal Pradesh University Himachal Pradesh www.hpuniv.nic.in
Top Ayurveda Institutes in the World
Institution Location Website
Alaska Kanyakumari Ayurveda School Alaska www.kanyakumari.us
American University of Complementary Medicine Los Angeles www.aucm.org
Ayurveda Institute of America Foster City www.ayurveda.com
California College of Ayurveda Grass Valley www.ayurvedacollege.com

Ayurveda Entrance Exams

Undergraduate
College Tentative Date Important Elements Website
NEET May Physics, Chemistry and Biology www.ntaneet.in

Work Description

  • Use a combination of modern and ancient techniques to restore the balance between the mind, body and the spirit
  • Focus on the physical and also on the mental aspect of illness
  • Use natural remedies to cure disease and illness
  • Have thorough knowledge on benefits and detriments of different natural products
  • Remain up to-date with contemporary research on healing qualities of natural products
  • Communicate with clients with empathy and care
  • Organise knowledge, accounts and case histories in a proper manner
  • Perform duties in line with the ethical standards

Pros & Cons of a Career in Ayurveda

Pros
  • Being able to help others: Ayurvedic doctors provide a meaningful service using medical science to help others. Many individuals are drawn to the profession because they want to help others.Ayurvedic mediciences are safe to consume with less side effects. By helping others the individual gets the feeling that their knowledge or actions has helped someone specially in the case where allopathy failed to help. It is an old science and is gaining popularity slowly.
  • Job security: This is one of the few professions which would always be in demand and is not affected by the recession. The society will always need doctors.
  • Money and security: Doctors have a relatively high salary and income. Their demand is on increasing rate.
  • Prestige: They generally gain community respect.
Cons
  • Long training route: To practice as a doctor it requires at least four years of college with internship and 2-3 years of masters in the specialized area. It makes the whole process too long before the person actually starts to practice.
  • High college fees: The fees of medical colleges is generally very high.
  • Long work hours, high stress and patience: The job is very demanding. It requires physical, mental and emotional involvement and drains his/her energy.
  • Longer period to establish: As Ayurveda is a new area and is growly slowly, the market is increasing at a slow rate. You will require patience and expertise to be successful in the area.
  • Knowledge about Sanskrit: The course structure includes Sanskrit and if your class 12th subjects does not include Sanskrit, then you will have hard time in coping up.
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