BAMS Full Form is Bachelor of Ayurvedic, Medicine and Surgery. BAMS course is a UG level degree course to train students in the field of ayurveda and ayurvedic medicine. BAMS (Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery) is a 5.5-year undergraduate degree program in the historic Ayurvedic medical system consisting of the prevention and treatment of the body and strengthening the harmony of a patient's life. It studies various topics like modern anatomy, the principle of medicine, botany principles of surgery and many more. Candidates interested in pursuing medicine as a career can enrol in the BAMS course after Intermediate with Physics, Chemistry, Biology. To get admitted to the BAMS programme, candidates must have passed NEET with a minimum qualifying cutoff percentile. After NEET, BAMS applicants would get a centralised counselling invitation to choose a college based on their scores.
Ayurveda has been practised in India for thousands of years and has risen to popularity. Ayurveda can treat the majority of disorders that aren’t treatable by Western treatment. Ayurveda medicine is in high demand, hence the BAMS course is in high demand as well. Many medical universities offer the BAMS degree, and some colleges are dedicated solely to the BAMS programme, with the BAMS curriculum focusing on Indian traditional medicine.
Candidates must have a Science stream at Intermediate level (Physics, Chemistry, and Biology)
The whole BAMS course of 5 years and 6 months is divided into three sections: I Profession, II Profession and III Profession. The course is completed in just 4.5 years but an additional 1 year should be taken for internship and it is a compulsory part for degree.
Profession I, II, III are called professional courses under Professional (1) Ayurvedic as Modern Anatomy, physiology, Ayurvedic Classic Text and sanskrit language will be taught. Profession (2) Ayurvedic Classic Text, Social and preventive Medicine, Ayurvedic Toxicology, pharmacology and pharmaceutics, Diagnostic and clinical methods. Profession (3) Ayurvedic as well as modern aspects of general medicine, gynaecology and obstetrics, general surgery, paediatrics, ENT, ophthalmology, Panchakarma, Ayurvedic Classic Texts. Also, one rotatory internship in the clinical department is compulsory.