Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine & Surgery
Faculty of Indian Medical System
4 1/2 Years + 1 Year internship
- 10+2 with minimum 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry, Biology. 17 years as on 01st October of the Admission year
- NEET Qualified.
INR 4,30,000 Annually
- Nomenclature of the Degree
On successful completion of the course, the student will be awarded Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery (B.A.M.S.) degree.
- Duration of the Course:
(i) Duration of the BAMS course shall be 5 ½ years including 01 year compulsory rotating internship as per details given below:
(a) 1st Prof. – 12 months
(b) 2nd Prof. – 12 months
(c) 3rd Prof. – 12 months
(d)) Final Prof. – 18 months
(e) Compulsory rotating Internship – 12 months
(ii) The student, who does not clear the 1st Prof. examination within three academic years (six consecutive examinations) from the year of admission, shall be disqualified from the course.
- Admission to the Course:
Admission to the BAMS course shall be made in accordance with the terms and conditions as prescribed in Chapter 2 of the First Ordinance of SGT University, Gurgaon as amended from time to time subject to the following:
(i) Eligibility for Admission:
The following persons will be eligible for admission to the BAMS course:
(a) The candidate must have attained the age of 17 years or more on 31st December of the year of admission.
(b) The candidate must have passed Senior School Certificate examination (10+2) of Board of School Education, Haryana or an examination recognized as equivalent thereto with at least 50% marks in aggregate in Physics, Chemistry and Biology.
Note: The age of the candidate shall be determined as per entry in the Matriculation/Secondary School Examination certificate or any other examination recognized as equivalent thereto.
(ii) Admission Schedule and Payment of Fees:
The admission schedule including last date for the submission of examination admission forms, entrance exam. if any, counseling, payment of fees, etc. shall be fixed by the Vice-Chancellor from time to time.
- Mode of Selection for Admission:
The admissions will be made on the Basis of the Merit of the Entrance Examination.
- Scheme of Examination and Syllabus:
The Scheme of examination and the syllabus of the course leading to B.A.M.S. degree shall be as approved by Board of Studies/Academic Council from time to time.
- The medium of Instruction:
The medium of instruction and examination shall be English or Hindi or Sanskrit.
- Clinical Postings:
Clinical training of the student shall start from 3rd Prof. onward. The clinical training will be held in the hospital attached to the Faculty of Indian Medical System as per following programme:
(i) Kayachikitsa (IPD and OPD) – 18 months
(a) Kayachikitsa (General)- 6 months
(b) Rasayan & Vajikaran – 3 Months
(c) Panchkarma – 3 Months
(d) Rog Vigyan Vikruti Vigyan – 3 months
(ii)Shalya (IPD and OPD) – 9 months
(a) Shalya (Samanya) – 3 months (Atleast 01 month in OT)
(b) Shalya (Kshar & Anushastra Karma ) – 3 months (Atleast 01 month in OT)
(c) Ksharsutra – 2 months
(d) Anaesthesia – 15 days
(d) Radiology – 15 days
(iii) Shalakya Tantra ( IPD and OPD ) – 3 months
(Atleast 01 month in OT)
(iv) Prasuti Tantra and Strirog ( IPD and OPD )- 3 months
(v) Kaumar Bhritrya ( IPD and OPD )- 1 month
(vi) Causulty – 2 months
- Eligibility to Appear in Examination/ Attendance Requirements:
The student should fulfill the following criteria to be eligible for appearing in the examination:
- He/she should bear a good moral character.
- He/she should be on the rolls of the Dept./Faculty of the University during the semester.
- He/she should have 75% of the attendance during the respective semester. Twenty five per cent (25%) of attendance relaxation shall account for illness and contingencies of serious and unavoidable nature.
- The Dean of the Faculty of his own or on the recommendation of the HoD shall have the power to give relaxation upto 5% on genuine grounds over the minimum 75% attendance.
- Further, the Vice Chancellor of his own or on the recommendation of the Dean shall have the power to give further relaxation upto 5% on genuine grounds over the above mentioned minimum attendance.
- He/she should not be a defaulter in payment of any dues of the SGT University and no disciplinary action is pending against the student.
- Exemption from Attendance / Shortage of attendance to be condoned:
The shortage of lecture to the maximum limit as under can be condoned by the competent authority:
|Sr. No||Exemptable No. of Lecture||Ground of Exemption||
|1||All periods of the day of donation||Voluntarily blood donation to the Blood Bank.||Dean of the Faculty|
|2||All periods of the day of Examination||For appearing in the supplementary examinations(Theory /Practical/Viva-voce)||
|3||10 days attendance during a semester||For participation in University or Inter-Collegiate Sports Tournaments/ Youth Festivals, NCC/NSS Camps/University Educational Excursions/ Mountaineering Courses||
|4||15days attendance during a semester||For participation in Inter-University Sports Tournaments/ Youth Festivals||
- that he/she has obtained prior approval of the Dean, Faculty of Physical Sciences;
- that credit may be given only for the days on which lectures were delivered or tutorials or practical work done during the period of participation in the aforesaid events.
- Attendance Shortage Warning:
Attendance shortage warning will be displayed on the Faculty’s Notice Board and University Website by 10th day of every month.
- Failed/Detained Students:
(i) Fail students will be allowed to appear in the supplementary examinations which will ordinarily be held within three months of the regular/main examination.
(ii) A student, who does not fulfill the criteria prescribed in Clauses 8-9, will not be eligible for appearing in the examination in that particular paper and will be deemed as Detained in that paper. Such student will repeat the course/paper alongwith the regular students of the subsequent batch to fulfill the prescribed conditions to appear in the supplementary or subsequent examination of the subject/paper.
- Submission of Examination Forms and Payment of Examination Fee:
(i) The student will pay examination fee as prescribed by the University from time to time.
(ii) The Dean, Faculty of Indian Medical System shall send the list along with the examination forms of those students who satisfy the eligibility criteria to appear in the examinations to the Controller of Examinations as per schedule of examination circulated by the latter each year.
- University Examinations:
The 1st, 2nd and 3rd Prof. examinations shall be held in the months of June/July, and that of Final Prof. in November/December as per schedule to be circulated by the Controller of Examinations.
- Improvement Examination:
Improvement of results is not permissible.
- Setting of Question Papers:
(i) The Dean of the Faculty shall supply the panel of internal and external examiners, duly approved by the Board of Studies, to the Controller of Examinations. The paper(s) will be set by the examiner(s) nominated by the Vice-Chancellor from the panel of examiners subject to the following:
(ii) Fifty per cent theory papers will be set by the external and fifty per cent internal examiners.
(iii) No person other than regular/ retired teacher with minimum eight years’ teaching experience in the concerned subject shall be considered eligible for being an examiner.
(iv) An examiner shall not be allowed to set more than one papers in an examination.
(v) Each question paper will have two parts, namely Part A and Part B. Each of the Part A and Part B shall have 04 long answer type questions, each carrying 06 marks and 08 short answer type questions, each carrying 02 marks. Entire syllabus should be covered for setting the questions.
(vi) Question papers should preferably be short structured/objective type. There should be no repetition of question.
- Evaluation Process – Theory, Practical and Viva Voce:
(i) Evaluation of Answer Books:
The answer books will be evaluated by the Board of Examiners consisting of one internal and one external examiner to be nominated by the Controller of Examiners with the approval of the Vice-Chancellor from the panel of examiners.
(ii) Re-evaluation of Answer Books:
Re-evaluation of answer books will not be permitted. However, rechecking of answer books shall be allowed and governed by the provisions of Clause 5.18 of First Ordinance of the University. Application for rechecking must reach the Controller of Examinations through the Dean within 10 days of the declaration of results subject to payment of rechecking fee of Rs. 1000/- per paper.
(iii) Practical Examinations:
(a) No person other than regular/ retired teacher with minimum eight years’ teaching experience in the concerned subject shall be considered eligible for being an examiner.
(b) Board of 02 examiners, consisting of 01 internal and 01 external examiners, shall conduct the practical examinations.
(c) A batch of 50 students will be examined per day with time evenly allocated to each student.
(d) Viva Voce will be conducted at the time of practical examination.
- Internal Assessment:
- Theory Paper: Twenty (20) per cent marks shall be assigned to each theory paper as Internal Assessment which shall be awarded as per the criteria given below:
Distribution of 20 marks
|2||Mid-term Class Test-I||05 marks|
|3||Mid-term Class Test-II||05 marks|
|3||Assignment/Quiz/Seminar etc.||05 marks|
- Practical Paper: The Internal Assessment for practical paper shall be awarded as per the criteria given below:
|S.No.||Activity||Distribution of 10 marks||Distribution of 20 marks|
|2||Regular exp. performance||3||5|
|4||Laboratory work report||2||5|
*Attendance= 1 mark for 76-80%; 2 marks for 81-85%; 3 marks for 86-90%; 4 marks for 91-95%;
and 5 marks for 96% & above
- In case of ex-students, those appearing for re-appear / improvement examination in any semester, their previous Internal Assessment marks will be counted.
- The concerned teacher shall preserve records on the basis of which the Internal Assessment marks have been awarded and shall submit the same to HOD/Dean and HOD/Dean will make the same available to the Controller of Examinations whenever required.
- The Head of the Department/ Dean of the Faculty shall ensure:
(a) That the internal assessment marks are got displayed for information of the students at least seven (07) days before the commencement of the examinations of each semester.
- That the internal assessment marks are submitted to the Controller of Examinations at least seven (07) days before the commencement of the examinations of each semester.
- Promotion to Higher Class:
- Passing in First Professional Examination is compulsory before a student is allowed to proceed to the 2nd Prof.
- A student who-fails in two papers in 1st Prof. will be allowed to attend classes of 2nd Prof., but he/she will not be allowed to take the 2nd Prof. exam unless he/she passes all the papers of 1st Prof.
- A student who-fails in more than two papers will not be allowed to attend classes of 2nd Prof.
- The above rules will be applicable for promotion to 3rd and Final Prof. examinations.
Migration is permissible subject to the following criteria:
- The students may be allowed to take the migration to continue his/her study to another institute/college after passing the 1st Prof. examination.
- Migration of failed students and mid-term migration will not be allowed.
- For migration, the students shall have to obtain the mutual consent of both the institutes/colleges/universities and will be against vacant seat after obtaining NOC from CCIM.
- Any request for migration not covered under the provisions of the above regulations shall be referred to the CCIM for consideration and prior approval.
- The list of students admitted to the University on migration will be sent to the CCIM within one month of their joining.
- Pass Criteria:
The minimum percentage of marks to pass the examination in each subject/paper will be 50% separately in theory and practical papers (including internal assessment), separately.
- Classification of Performance:
Performance of the successful students after the 4th semester examinations on basis of final CGPA obtained by him / her in the 1st to 4thsemester examinations shall be classified as under:
|Percentage of marks||Classification of Performance|
|75% or more marks in first attempt in each examination||First Division with Distinction|
|75% or more marks in second or subsequent attempts||First Division|
|60% or more marks, but less than 75%||First Division|
|50% or more marks but less than 60% marks||Second Division|
|Less than 50% marks||Fail|
- Grace Marks:
The student shall be entitled to grace marks up to 1% of the aggregate marks of the concerned examination (excluding Internal Assessment) provided that he/she shall not be given grace marks beyond 5 in a subject/paper.
- Declaration of Results:
- Results shall be declared as early as possible after the conclusion of each B.A.M.S. Prof. examination, but not later than the start of teaching for the next academic session/semester.
- The successful students of the 1st, 2nd, 3rd and Final Prof. examinations will be issued Detailed Marks Card.
- The failed students will also be issued Detailed Marks Card.
- The student whose result is declared late without any fault on his/her part may be allowed to attend the classes of the next Prof. provisionally at his /her own risk and responsibility, subject to his /her passing the concerned Prof. examination. In case, the student fails to pass the concerned examination, he/she will be governed by the Clauses 20-21.
- Compulsory Rotating Internship:
- Every student, on passing the Final Professional examination, shall undergo 12 months of compulsory rotating internship to the satisfaction of the faculty and the University authorities.
- During the first three days of Internship, the students will be given orientation about the rules and regulations and details of internship programme.
- Every Intern will provisionally register himself/herself with the State Board/Council and obtain a certificate to this effect before joining the Internship programme.
- Daily working hours of Intern will not be less than eight hours.
- Normally one year Internship Programme will be divided into two clinical trainings of six months in Ayurvedic Hospital attached to the College and six months in PHC/ CHC/ Rural Hospital/ Civil Hospital or any Govt. hospital of modern medicine. But where there is no provision/ permission of the state govt. for allowing the graduate of Ayurveda in the hospital/ dispensary of modern medicine, the one year Internship will be completed in the hospital of Ayurveda College.
- Clinical Training of six/ twelve months as the case may be in the Ayurvedic hospital attached to the College will be conducted as under:
Compulsory Internship Schedule
|S.No.||Department||Distribution of six months||Distribution of twelve months|
|1||Kayachikitsa||2 months||4 months|
|2||Shalya||1 months||2 months|
|3||Shalya||1 months||2 months|
|4||Prasuti & Stri Rog||1 months||2 months|
|5||Kaumarrbhritya||15 days||1 month|
|6||Panchkarma||15 days||1 month|
- Six months of training of interns will be carried out with an object to orient and acquaint the intern with National Health Programme. The Intern will have to join in one of the following institutes for undertaking such training:
- Primary Health Centre.
- Community Health Centre/District Hospital.
- Any hospital of modern medicine.
- Any Ayurveda Hospital or Dispensary.
- Other Provisions:
- Nothing in the Ordinance shall debar the University from amending the Ordinance and the same shall be applicable to all the students whether old or new.
- Any other provision not contained in the Ordinance shall be governed by the rules and regulations framed by the University from time to time.
- In case of any dispute, the Vice-Chancellor will be competent authority to interpret the rules and his interpretation shall be final.