university is the only statutory university exclusively devoted to
Ayurvedic studies and research in India. There is an Ayurveda
graduation course as well as Post Graduate course in Ayurvedic
Medicine. There are also Special Diploma and Certificate courses in
Ayurveda for foreign nationals. For this an International Centre for
Ayurvedic Studies has been established. Distinguished scholars from
all over India are also associated as Visiting Professors.
University has a library with a rare collection of old manuscripts.
are laboratories that provide adequate support for intensive
patient and in patient facilities are available in well equipped
Ayurvedic specialities of the university hospital are: Panchakarma
(internal purification, massage and physiotherapy) and Kshara Sutra
(alkaline thread cauterization). There is also an Ayurvedic dental
Ayurvedic pharmacy produces various medicines required by the
hospitals and research centres.
Courses Schedule and Commencement Date of Course for Academic Year
of Ayurveda Medicine and Surgery (B.A.M.S) Degree: 1st August 2000
(Ayu) Doctor of Medicine: 19th July 2000
(Ayurveda): February 2000
Course in Ayurveda: 1st August 2000
Course in Ayurveda: 1st November 2000
Course in Self health Care by Ayurveda: 1st November 2000
Course in Panchakarma: 1st August 2000
Course in Kshara Sutra: 1st August 2000
Medicinal Plant: 1st August 2000
Diploma in Medicinal Plants: 1st August 2000
Pharmacy (Ayurveda): 1st August 2000
Pharm (Ayurveda): 1st August 2000
Pharmacy (Ayurveda): 1st August 2000
in Yoga and Naturopathy: 1st November 2000
Course in Yoga: 1st August 2000
enquiries regarding courses and applications write to:
Centre for Ayurvedic Studies
Bag No. 4, Jamnagar - 361008
+91-288-677324; 676854; 558260
Centre for Ayurvedic Studies,
Box No. 4
- 361 008
of Ayurvedic Veterinary Sciences
Ayurveda University, Jamnagar
following courses are available to students from India and abroad:
Post Graduate Diploma Course in Mriga Ayurveda
deals wit Ayurvedic concepts pertaining to animal disease management
and drug action. It utilises locally available medicinal plant
Post Graduate Diploma Course in Mriga Ayurveda for graduates in
provides comprehensive training in both modern and Ayurvedic aspects
of veterinary science to graduates of Ayurveda and allied traditional
systems of medicine. This will enable them to broaden their spectrum
and equip them to practice veterinary medicine independently or in
addition to their normal general practice.
further enquiries write to:
of Ayurvedic Veterinary Sciences,
- 361 008
Hindu University (BHU)
Institute of Medical Sciences (IMS) at BHU imparts education in all
the disciplines of Modern Medicine and Ayurveda at the UG and PG
institute offers a unique opportunity of interdisciplinary research
between Ayurveda and Modern Medicine.
are 41 departments covering both Modern Medicine and Ayurveda.
institute was rated as the third best in the country after a survey
conducted by the British Medical Journal in the year 1993-94
Test Admission forms are issued in February-March every year.
Entrance tests are held at the following centres in India: Varanasi,
Delhi, Calcutta, Chennai, Jaipur, Hyderabad, Mumbai.
and PG Entrance Tests are held in May-June.
foreign nationals nominated by the Govt. of India under Scholarship
scheme and Self-financing foreign nationals will not be subject to
the Entrance Test provided they have passed the equivalent qualifying
examination from a university outside India.
Further Information Write to:
Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi - 221 005, India. Tel: (0542)
316558; Fax 91 (0542) 316558
91 (0542) 316418
91 (0542) 316598
is well connected by air and rail with all important places in India.
It is 700 km from Delhi. The railway station is 10 km and the airport
32 km from the university. The weather varies from 40 degrees C in
summer (May-June) to 5 degrees C in winter December-January).
Arya Vaidya Sala
was founded in 1902 by Vaidyaratnam P.S. Varier, an outstanding
physician and a man of vision. Within a period of three decades he
established a full-fledged manufacturing unit and branches of Arya
Vaidya Sala in two major cities of Kerala. He also built a charitable
hospital at Kottakal to provide allopathic and Ayurvedic treatments
and an Ayurveda College providing training free of cost.
recognition of his services the distinguished title of "Vaidyaratnam"
was conferred on him by His Excellency the Viceroy and Governor
general of India in 1933. The Arya Vaidya Sala became a Charitable
Trust after his death in 1944.
the Arya Vaidya Sala has grown into a vast organisation. It has two
manufacturing units -- one at Kottakal and the other at Kanjikode in
Kerala. Large herbal gardens are also maintained to meet growing
demands. There is a nursery of medicinal plants at Kottakal to
Arya Vaidya Sala branches:
Kallai Road. Tel: 0495 - 302666
Vadakkanthara. Tel: 0491 - 533104
Mahatma Gandhi Road. Tel: 0484 - 352674
Statue Road. Tel: 0471 - 463439
877 Poonamallee high Road. Tel: 044 - 6411226
52 Rajaji Road. Tel: 0422 - 450594
Pillayar Koli Road. 0497 - 502164
Delhi, 76 South Extension, Part 1, Pin: 110049. Tel: 011 - 4621790;
22 Russa Road East, 700 033 (2nd lane) Opp. Bhavani Cinema. Tel: 033
- 4723118; 4725215
Office: Managing Trustee, Arya Vaidya Sala, Kottakkal, Kerala -
676503, India. Fax: 0091-493-742210/742572. Tel: 742261; 742244.