BAMS – Ayurvedacharya

Name of the course    

B.A.M.S. (Bachelor Of Ayurveda Medicine And Surgery) – Ayurvedachary

Duration of the course:      

1st Professional: 12 months            

2nd Professional: 12 months

3rd Professional: 12 months

4th Professional: 18 months

Compulsory Rotatory Internship: 12 months

Total: 5 ½ Years

Medium of instruction:           English


At present number of permitted seats per year is 60.


Applicant should have passed Higher Secondary. (10+2) or an equivalent examination with Physics, Chemistry, Biology (Botany and Zoology). Admission is merit-based on the basis of ranking in National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET).


Applicants should have completed 17 years of age at the time of admission.


 As the college is one of the wings of Sri Chandrasekharendra Saraswathi Viswa Maha Vidyalaya, Enathur, Kanchipuram. The University conducts the examinations.

 Attendance requirement:

A student must have 75% attendance both in theory & practicals separately to appear for the examination in the specific subjects. The number of teaching hours both for “theory & practicals” meant for every subject as specified by C.C.I.M. are well ensured in the teaching programme of the working days.  Thus the number of teaching hours (periods) vary from subject to subject as fixed by the Head of the Institution keeping in view of minimum requirement as specified by C.C.I.M.  Therefore 80% attendance means, 80% of the periods that a student attends from out of the total number of periods “conducted” in a specified subject.  Likewise putting up of minimum 80% attendance would be calculated with reference to each & every subject separately.

Recognition of degree:

The B.A.M.S. degree awarded by SCSVMV University and is a recognized medical qualification by apex body Central Council of Indian Medicine (CCIM). The degree holders are eligible to practice Ayurveda System of medicine throughout India and eligible to get admission to post graduate courses (M.D. / M.S) in all universities offering PG courses in Ayurveda.



i)  The Sri Chandrasekharendra Saraswathi Viswa Mahavidyalaya conducts the convocation ceremony once a year.  After the completion of the house surgency training, one gets B.A.M.S. degree in original in the said convocation.  A candidate has to apply in the prescribed format to obtain the degree, through the Principal.  One can get the same in absentia also.

ii) There lies one gold medal awarded to such a student who stands first in the merit ranking of the whole course (there should be no failure at any stage) in the every out-coming regular batch.  Similarly there lies a Silver Medal to the 2nd rank holder.

iii) University Endowment Scholarships are being given to deserving students.