Ayurveda is one of the oldest and effective treatment system for diseases and in the past few decades, it has become a preferred treatment system in India as well as in abroad.
There are a large number of ayurvedic colleges in India that offers diploma, graduate and postgraduate courses in Ayurveda.
This post describes about the top 10 Ayurvedic Colleges in India.
1. Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences (RGUHS), Bangalore
First on this list is Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences (RGUHS), a premier Ayurvedic college started in the year 1996 and is presently a synonym of excellence in Ayurvedic education. Located in Bangalore, Karnataka, RGHUS offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses in Ayurveda and admission to these courses is done on the basis of a common entrance exam.
2. State Ayurvedic College & Hospital, Lucknow
This college offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses in various departments of Ayurveda including Anatomy, Dravyagun, Kaya Chikitsa, Maulik Sidhant & Sanghita, Ras Shashtra, Surgery, etc. This institution is known for its high quality teaching which is done by audio visual methods and projectors.
State Ayurvedic College & Hospital was established in the year 1948 in K.G. Medical College, Lucknow. Later in the year 1954, the college was shifted to the Old King’s English Hospital building after its renovation.
3. Shri Dhanwantry Ayurvedic College, Chandigarh
Shri Dhanwantry Ayurvedic College is next on this list, which came into existence in the year 1975. Affiliated to Punjab University, this college provides high quality education in the field of Ayurveda and is a centre of excellence in the Ayurvedic medical study.
Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery (BAMS) or Ayurvedacharya is the course offered by this college.
4. J B Roy State Ayurvedic Medical College & Hospital, Kolkata
J.B. Roy State Ayurvedic Medical College is ranked 4th in the list of top 10 ayurvedic colleges in India. J.B. Roy is a leading and a finest Ayurvedic college in the country, which was established in the year 1916.
It offers undergraduate course in Ayurveda (B.A.M.S.) and admission to this course is done through a West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination. This college has 60 seats for admission in B.A.M.S. and it is affiliated to the West Bengal University of Health Sciences.
5. Gujarat Ayurved University, Jamnagar
Gujarat Ayurved University is the next Ayurvedic college on this list, which was established in the year 1967. It offers various courses in Ayurveda including B.A.M.S., B. Pharm (Ayu), M.D. (Ayu), Ph.D (Ayu), D.Pharm (Ayu), M.Pharm (Ayu), etc. It offers quality education in Ayurveda and students from different nationalities study in this university.
6. Shri Ayurved Mahavidyalaya, Nagpur
Shri Ayurved Mahavidyalaya is a well known Ayurvedic College in Central India and offers undergraduate, postgraduate and doctorate courses in Ayurveda. This institution provides good quality education along with qualified teaching staff and excellent infrastructure.
Shri Ayurved Mahavidyalaya is affiliated to Maharashtra University of Health Sciences, the college was started by the Bhartiya Vaidyak Samanvaya Samiti in the year 1953.
7. Ayurvedic Medical College, Kolhapur
Next is the Ayurvedic Medical College, founded in 1989 by Ganga Education Society and is known for its excellent education facilities, infrastructure and laboratories. The institute offer B.A.M.S. course.
8. Rishikul Government P.G. Ayurvedic College & Hospital, Haridwar
Rishikul Government P.G. Ayurvedic College is one of the oldest Ayurvedic college in Uttarakhand, which was established in the year 1919 by Pt. M.M.Malviya at Haridwar. This institution since its inception is known for its quality education and state of the art facilities for students.
The college offers courses in Ayurveda including B.A.M.S, M.D. (Ayurved), Ayurveda Nursing, etc.
9. Dayanand Ayurvedic College, Jalandhar
Dayanand Ayurvedic College is placed at 9th in the list of Top 10 Ayurvedic Colleges in India. This college offers courses including B.A.M.S., Panchkarma Course for foreign students and Therapeutic Yoga.
10. Government Ashtang Ayurved College, Indore
Last on this list is Government Ashtang Ayurved College, whose history dates back to the year 1921, when it was founded by Swami Dwarka Duttaji Maharaj. The institute offers various courses in Ayurveda.