Who are AYUSH doctors?

AYUSH is an acronym for Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homeopathy and are the six Indian systems of medicine prevalent and practiced in India and some of the neighboring Asian countries with very few exceptions in some of the developed countries.

What does AYUSH stand for?

Ayurveda, Yoga & Naturopathy, Unani
AYUSH is the acronym of the medical systems that are being practiced in India such as Ayurveda, Yoga & Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homeopathy. These systems are based on definite medical philosophies and represent a way of healthy living with established concepts on prevention of diseases and promotion of health.

What is the salary of AYUSH doctor?

National Health Mission Ayush Medical Officer Salary FAQs Average National Health Mission Ayush Medical Officer salary in India is ₹ 3.4 Lakhs for less than 1 to 12 years of experience. Ayush Medical Officer salary at National Health Mission ranges between ₹2.5 Lakhs to ₹ 4.3 Lakhs.

Which AYUSH course is best?


  • B.A.M.S. – Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery.
  • B.H.M.S – Bachelor of Homeopathic Medicine & Surgery.
  • B.U.M.S – Bachelor of Unani Medicine & Surgery.
  • B.N.Y.S- Bachelor of Naturopathy and Yoga Science.
  • B.S.M.S – Bachelor of Siddha Medicine and Surgery.

How many AYUSH doctors are there in India?

There are at present over 7.7 lakh registered ‘AYUSH doctors practicing in India [Ayurveda-428884 (55.4%), Unani-49566 (6.4%), Siddha-8505 (1.1%), Naturopathy-2242 (0.3%)and Homoeopathy-284471 (36.8%)] [15].

Are BAMS doctors real doctors?

Those who have done B.A.M.S come under the category of Vaidya but not doctor. Doctor word, is given by the British for people who have done MBBS. Purpose of both of them is to cure a patient.

Can BAMS doctors do surgery?

Ayurveda doctors can’t do surgery in hospitals, says Medical Council of India. At Banaras Hindu University, the hub for Ayurveda medicine, vaids are trained to perform routine surgeries.

Why do we need AYUSH?

AYUSH can play an important role in realizing the dream of ‘New India’ by providing quality healthcare and medical care for its citizens. At present we are witnessing a highly receptive environment where the value of AYUSH systems in healthcare is widely recognized.

Can BAMS doctor become medical officer?

The minimum qualification required for Medical Officer post is BAMS degree. The exam will be conducted across 9 cities. The information regarding the test center will be sent to the candidate in due course of time. The test will have questions from topics included in BAMS (Ayurveda) syllabus.

What is the salary of BAMS doctor in India?

BAMS Job profile with Salary

Job Profile Starting Salary Highest Salary
Ayurveda Doctor INR 3.00 LPA INR 7.5 LPA
Scientist INR 4.95 LPA INR 15.00 LPA
Medical Officer INR 4.98 LPA INR 11.93 LPA
Lecturer INR 2.97 LPA INR 8.10 LPA

How can I join Ayush?

AYUSH PG Eligibility Criteria 2021

  1. A valid UG degree in BUMS, BAMS, BHMS, BNYS, BSMS or a graded BHMS.
  2. Or.
  3. Candidates with a Provisional BUMS, BAMS, BHMS, BNYS, BSMS or a graded BHMS degree as per the guidelines of IMCC 1970/HCC 1973 Act provisions will also be eligible for the exam.