Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery (BAMS) - Tribhuvan University


Nepal Ayurvedic Medical Council

Tribhuvan University

Ayurved

5 year(s)6 month(s)


The world "Ayurveda" is composed of two Sanskrit terms viz. 'ayu' meaning 'life' and 'veda' meaning 'knowledge'. Therefore 'ayurveda' means "knowledge of life or science of life".

BAMS (Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine & Surgery) is a basic doctor course in Ayurveda. It is five and half years course including one year rotating internship. The curriculums of BAMS is as approved by IOM TU, Ayurvedic Medical Council of Nepal and ICCM of India. BAMS course is also equivalent with MBBS .

After BAMS one can do MD, MS, PHD etc is different field. Nowadays, most of the developed countries are also paying their special attention towards Ayurveda Medical Science, so the scope of Ayurveda Medical Science is increasing day by day in the world. So it is really the investigation & researching field for the welfare of human being by herbal medicines.


Admission criteria

Information for Online Application and Entrance Examination of IOM

  1. Candidates who apply for MBBS can also apply for another ONE program from among BDS, B.Sc Nursing, B.Optom, B.Pharma, B.Sc MIT, B.Sc MLT, BAMS. Such candidates should fill in two separate forms for these two program with two different bank vouchers. Candidates who apply for BNS program can also apply for BPH Program. Such candidates should fill in two separate forms for these two programs with two different bank vouchers. However candidates who apply for BNS program will have to compulsorily choose the category and campus, which they are applying for.
  2. The entrance exam will be of 100 marks (a single paper). Candidate should obtain the minimum 50% marks in order to pass the exams. Merit list of those who have passed the exams will be published according to marks obtained by candidates.
  3. Candidates must use "Black Gel Pen" during entrance examination. Uses of pencils, white correction fluids "Tipex" etc are not allowed and marks will not be awarded if used. Candidates should select the correct answer by simply filling empty bubble completely with black gel pen. There is no provision of "negative marking".
  4. Notice for Examination Centers and Results of Entrance Examination will be published in IOM's website and can also be accessed by mobile by sending SMS.
  5. If any seats remain vacant in any category of BNS program, then the respective campuses will fill the seats by candidates from other categories of BNS according to merit list. If reserved quota seats remain vacant in BNS program, those seats will be filled by candidates who apply for paying quota. If the seats still remain vacant, the respective campus can call for application from candidates who passed the IOM entrance of BNS of any category and fill it on merit basis.
  6. There is common entrance for B.Optom/B.Sc Nursing but candidates can only choose one program and this program should only be mentioned in their admission form during submission.
  7. If any seats remain vacant in B.Optom program, then the vacant seats can be filled from other candidates who have passed the B.Sc Nursing and BDS programs according to merit list. If the seats still remain vacant then it can be filled from candidates who have passed MBBS program according to the merit list. However, if any seats remain vacant in B.Sc Nursing; such seats can be filled only by female candidates who have passed the B.Optom/BDS or MBBS program according to merit list.
  8. If any seats remain vacant in BDS program, then the seats can be filled from candidates who have passed the MBBS program according to merit list.
  9. If any seats remain vacant in any of the B.Pharm/BAMS academic program, then the vacant seats can be filled from the candidates who have passed the B.Optom/B.Sc nursing/BDS programs according to merit list. If the seats still remain vacant, then it can be filled from candidates who have passed MBBS program according to the merit list.
  10. Electronic devices like Mobile, Calculator, Bluetooth, I-pad, tablet PC are strictly prohibited in the examination hall.
  11. The decision of TU Institute of Medicine will be final in any disputed matter.
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Eligibility

Eligibility

Candidates having passed and secured fifty percent mark in the PCL General Science (I.Sc. or 10+2) program with biology and other prerequisite subjects OR in PCL Health Science (Ayurveda) OR Uttar Madhayma with English, Physics, Chemistry and Biology are eligible to apply for Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery (BAMS). For number of seats, refer to the detailed notice.

Entrance Examination:

The entrance examination will consist of a single paper with 100 multiple choice questions (MCQ) on Zoology (20), Botany (20), Chemistry (20), Physics (15) and specific subject (25). One mark is allocated to each MCQ. Each MCQ will have four options, of which the most appropriate answer is to be answered. There is no system of negative marking. The full marks of the paper will be 100 and the duration of examination will be 2 hours. The pass marks is 50% (fifty per cent).


Curricular structure

BAMS Curriculum: Tribhuvan University

FIRST PROFESSIONAL

Subjects

Full Marks

Asst.

Final

Sanskrit I (EASTERN ORIGINAL LANGUAGE)

20

80

Sanskrit II (EASTERN ORIGINAL LANGUAGE)

20

80

Sanskrit Oral (EASTERN ORIGINAL LANGUAGE)

x

50

Ayurved Ko Itihas III (HISTORY OF AYURVEDA)

20

80

Padartha Vigyan I IV (FUNDAMENTAL PRINCIPLES OF AYURVEDA)

20

80

Padartha Vigyan II V (FUNDAMENTAL PRINCIPLES OF AYURVEDA)

20

80

Padartha Vigyan Oral (FUNDAMENTAL PRINCIPLES OF AYURVEDA)

x

50

Ashtanga Sangraha VI (CLASSICAL AYURVEDA TEXT)

20

80

Ashtanga Sangraha Oral (CLASSICAL AYURVEDA TEXT)

x

50

Sharir Rachana Bigyan I VII (HUMAN ANATOMY)

20

80

Sharir Rachana Bigyan II VIII (HUMAN ANATOMY)

20

80

Sharir Rachana Bigyan Practical / Oral (HUMAN ANATOMY)

x

200

Sharir Kriya Bigyan I IX (HUMAN PHYSIOLOGY)

20

80

Sharir Kriya Bigyan II X (HUMAN PHYSIOLOGY)

20

80

Sharir Kriya Bigyan Practical / Oral (HUMAN PHYSIOLOGY)

x

200

PHARMACOGNOSY& PHARMACOLOGY

SECOND PROFESSIONAL

Subjects

Full Marks

Asst.

Final

Swastha Vritta XI Th. (COMMUNITY MEDICINE)

20

80

Swastha Vritta XII Th. (YOGA & NATUROPATHY)

20

80

Swastha Vritta Oral (COMMUNITY MEDICINE, YOGA AND NATUROPATHY)

X

100

Drabya Guna Bigyan XIV Th. (PHARMACOGNOSY& PHARMACOLOGY)  

20

80

Drabya Guna Bigyan XIV Th. (PHARMACOGNOSY& PHARMACOLOGY)  

20

80

Drabya Guna Bigyan Pr. Oral (PHARMACOGNOSY& PHARMACOLOGY)  

X

200

Rasa Shastra Ra Bhaishajya Kalpana XV Th.(SCIENCE OF MINERALS, HERBALS & AQUATIC DRUGS)

20

80

Rasa Shastra Ra Bhaishajya Kalpana XVI Th. (PHARMACY & PHARMACEUTICS)

20

80

Rasa Shastra Ra Bhaishajya Kalpana Pr. Oral (SCIENCE OF MINERALS, HERBALS & AQUATIC DRUGS, PHARMACY & PHARMACEUTICS)

X

200

Agada Tantra Ra Byabaharayurveda XVII Th. (FORENSIC MEDICINE & TOXICOLOGY)

20

80

Agada Tantra Ra Byabaharayurveda Oral(FORENSIC MEDICINE & TOXICOLOGY)

X

100

Roga Bigyan Ra Bikriti Bigyan XVIII Th. (PATHOLOGY & DIAGNOSTIC METHODS)

20

80

Roga Bigyan Ra Bikriti Bigyan XIX Th. (PATHOLOGY & DIAGNOSTIC METHODS)

20

80

Roga Bigyan Ra Bikriti Bigyan Pr. Oral (PATHOLOGY & DIAGNOSTIC METHODS)

X

100

Charak Samhita Purbardha XX Th. (CLASSICAL AYURVEDA TEXT)

20

80

Charak Samhita Purbardha Oral (CLASSICAL AYURVEDA TEXT)

X

50

THIRD PROFESSIONAL

Subjects

Full Marks

Asst.

Final

Kaya Chikitsa I "KA" XXI Th. (BASIC PRINCIPLES OF INTERNAL MEDICINE)

20

80

Kaya Chikitsa II "KA" XXII Th. (INTERNAL MEDICINE II)

20

80

Kaya Chikitsa "KA" Cl./Oral (BASIC PRINCIPLES OF INTERNAL MEDICINE & INTERNAL MEDICINE II)

x

100

Kaya Chikitsa III "KHA" XXIII Th. (INTERNAL MEDICINE – CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY & PSYCHIATRICS)

20

80

Kaya Chikitsa IV "KHA" XXIV Th. (INTERNAL MEDICINE – IMMUNOLOGY, APHRODIASIC SCIENCE, PANCHAKARMA)

20

80

Kaya Chikitsa "KHA" Cl./Oral (INTERNAL MEDICINE – CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY & PSYCHIATRICS; INTERNAL MEDICINE – IMMUNOLOGY, APHRODIASIC SCIENCE, PANCHAKARMA)

x

100

Shalya Tantra I XXV Th. (SURGERY)

20

80

Shalya Tantra II XXVI Th. (SURGERY)

20

80

Shalya Tantra Cl./Oral (SURGERY)

x

100

Shalakya Tantra I XXVII Th. (OPHTHALMOLOGY)

20

80

Shalakya Tantra II XXVIII Th (DENTISTRY & OTORHINOLARYNGOLOGY)

20

80

Shalakya Tantra Cl./Oral (OPHTHALMOLOGY, DENTISTRY & OTORHINOLARYNGOLOGY)

x

100

Kaumara Bhrittya XXIX Th. (PAEDIATRICS)

20

80

Kaumara Bhrittya Cl./Oral (PAEDIATRICS)

x

100

Prasuti Tantra Ra Stri Roga Bigyan I XXX Th. (OBSTETRICS)

20

80

Prasuti Tantra Ra Stri Roga Bigyan II XXXI Th. (GYNAECOLOGY

20

80

Prasuti Tantra Ra Stri Roga Bigyan Cl./Oral (OBSTETRICS & GYNAECOLOGY)

x

100

Charak Sanhita Uttarardha XXXII Th. (CLASSICAL AYURVEDA TEXT)

20

80

Charak Sanhita Uttarardha Cl./Oral (CLASSICAL AYURVEDA TEXT)

x

50

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