What is Ayurveda
Ayurveda is a 5000 year old traditional system of medicine which focusses on natural healing building a balance in human body with the use of diet, herbal medicine to heal mind, body and spirit.
8 Components of Ayurveda
the general medicine, medicine of the body
the treatment of children, pediatrics
surgical techniques and the extraction of foreign objects
treatment of ailments affecting ears, eyes, nose, mouth etc.
pacification of possessing spirits, and the people such affected
the branch of medicine dealing with toxicology
rejuvenation and tonics for increasing lifespan, intellect and strength
the treatments for increasing the volume and viability of semen and sexual pleasure
How To Evaluate Ayurveda Colleges in India?
What is AYUSH
Before starting any Graduate/PG course or undertake the admissions, the colleges need to get prior permission from Dept. of AYUSH, Union Govt. Of India. The Ministry of AYUSH was formed in 2014 to ensure the optimal development and propagation of Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy (AYUSH) systems of health care, with focused attention on Education and Research.
What is CCIM
The ayurveda colleges are following the minimum standards of education, Curricula and Syllabii, as prescribed by Central Council of Indian Medicine (CCIM). They also offer recommendation to Government of India on proposal received from various institutes for establishment of new colleges, increase intake capacity in Under-graduate, Post-graduate and to start new or additional subjects.
To maintain uniformity in the syllabus and curriculum across the country, the Graduate courses are being conducted only in Ayurvedic Medical Colleges affiliated to universities. 5½ years (4½ year main course + 1 year Internship) Degree course leading to Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery (BAMS) Ayurvedacharya is being conducted throughout the country under IMCC Act, 1970.