Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery or BAMS is a 5.5 years long graduate degree that covers the study of the integrated system of modern medicine and traditional Ayurveda.
The course aims at providing basic education in Ayurveda leading to the degree of B.A.M.S. It aims at preparing graduates of profound scholarship in the science of Ayurveda having basic and fundamental knowledge in different subjects of Ayurveda backed up by extensive practical training. He should become an efficient teacher, a research scholar and a competent Ayurvedic physician (Kayachikitsaka) and surgeon (Shalyachikitsaka) to be able to contribute his mite in the medical and health services of the Country. Ayurveda is one of the ancient medical systems of the world. It traces its roots to the Vedic period.
12th standard with science (PCB) or any other equivalent examination recognized by concerned State Governments and Education boards provided the candidate passes the examination with 50% aggregate marks in the subjects of Physics, Chemistry and Biology. The General Category requires 50% marks and SC/ ST/ Physically handicapped requires 45% marks.
The Candidates are supposed to qualify NEET examination. Foreign students will be admitted having equivalent qualification and only after approval of Uttarakhand Ayurved university.