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

Provisions for Admission Process

  1. In order to pass the integrated admission process, a minimum of 50 percent marks should be obtained.

  2. There will be no negative marking for wrong answers.

Candidates who have been successfully selected in the admission process will have to submit the following original and 1/1 photocopy of the following documents to the concerned educational institution at the time of admission.

  1. Certificate of qualification, Transcript and Character Certificate of 10+2 and SLC/SEE or Equivalent.

  2. Copy of Citizenship / Passport.

  3. Admit card of the Entrance Examination.

  4. Documents submitted for reservation.

  5. Certificate of Equivalence for the students with certificates from foreign institutions.

Foreign candidates wishing to study in the vacated seat for foreign students must fill in the online application form mentioning the academic program of their choice within the time limit mentioned in this notice.

Provisions for Scholarships

As per Rule 20 of the National Medical Education Rules, 2077, out of the total scholarship seats to be awarded to the Government of Nepal at the undergraduate level, 55 percent of the seats will be distributed through open competition and 45 percent of the seats will be distributed on the basis of the following:

Female

33%

Dalit

9%

Aadibasi janajati

15%

Khas Aryan

17%

Madhesi

12%

Tharu

4%

Muslim

2%

Candidates from the Backward community

4%

Disabled

2%

Families of martyrs, families of disappeared persons, families of injured warriors, and conflict victims

2%

Examination Format

Question Type: Single best response type of multiple-choice questions
Option: Four Options (A,B, C,D)
Number Of Questions: 200
Full marks:200
Cognitive Ratio:Recall:Understanding:Application-30:50:20
Duration: 3 hours

Weightage

S.N.

Content/Domain

Question

a.

Zoology

40

1.

Biology, origin, and evolution of life

4

2.

General characteristics and classification of protozoa to Chordata.

8

3.

Plasmodium, earthworm, and frog,

8

4.

Human biology and human diseases

14

5.

Animal tissues

4

6.

Environmental pollution, adaptation and animal behavior, application of zoology

2

b.

Botany

40

7.

The basic component of life and biodiversity

11

8.

Ecology and environment

5

S.N.

Content/Domain

Question

9.

Cell biology and genetics

12

10.

Anatomy and physiology

7

11.

Developmental and applied botany

5

c.

Chemistry

40

12.

General and physical chemistry

15

13.

Inorganic chemistry

10

14.

Organic chemistry

15

d.

Physics

40

15.

Mechanics

9

16.

Heat and thermodynamics

5

17.

Geometrical optics and physical optics

5

18.

Current electricity and magnetism

7

19.

Sound waves, electrostatics, and capacitors

5

20.

Modern physics and nuclear physics

5

21.

Solid and semiconductor devices(electronics)

2

22.

Particle physics, source of energy, and universe

2

e.

Contents from PCL level course of a specific subject

20

23.

Contents from PCL/ diploma level course of a specific subject

20

f.

Mental Agility Test(MAT)

20

24.

Verbal reasoning

5

25.

Numerical reasoning

5

26.

Logical sequencing

5

27.

Spatial relation/Abstract reasoning

5

Total

200

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Salient features




Eligibility

  • Passed 10+2 Science or equivalent (with Physics, Chemistry, and Biology) with 50% aggregate in total marks or GPA 2.4 OR
  • Secured the percentage equivalent to above eligibility in regards to the certificate level programs (eg. A-Level) with different grading system OR
  • Applicants who have passed the Health Science Proficiency Certificate/Diploma(General Medicine, Medical Lab Technology, Ophthalmic Science, Dental Science, Pharmacy, Ayurveda, Radiography, Physiotherapy) with at least 50% aggregate in total marks AND
  • Registered in Nepal Health Professional Council or Nepal Pharmacy Council or Nepal Ayurveda Council as per related educational program.

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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