About Us AYUSH Scholarship Scheme

AYUSH SCHOLARSHIP SCHEME

Government of India through the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) offers scholarships to foreign nationals to pursue various Ayurveda, Yoga, Unani, Siddha and Homeopathy (AYUSH) courses in India. Acceptance of AYUSH at international level has resulted in growing demand from foreign students to study in Indian Institutions. The Ministry of AYUSH under its "International Fellowship Programme" extends financial support to the eligible foreign nationals for undertaking AYUSH degree courses in premier Institutes in India.

COURSES AND ELIGIBILITY

Under Graduate courses
  • Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery (BAMS): 5 1/2 year degree course including one year mandatory clinical training (internship)
    Eligibility: 12 years of schooling with science subjects (Physics, Chemistry & Biology)
  • Bachelor of Siddha Medicine and Surgery (BSMS): 5 1/2 year degree course including one year mandatory clinical training (internship)
    Eligibility: 12 years of schooling with science subjects (Physics, Chemistry & Biology)
  • Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Suregery (BUMS):  5 1/2 year degree course including one year mandatory clinical training (internship)
    Eligibility: 12 years of schooling with science subjects (Physics, Chemistry & Biology)
  • Bachelor of Homeopathic Medicines and Suregery (BHMS): 5 1/2 year degree course including one year mandatory clinical training (internship)
    Eligibility: 12 years of schooling with science subjects (Physics, Chemistry & Biology)
  • B.Sc in Yoga: 3 year course.
    Eligibility: 12 years of schooling
  • B. A. Yoga Shastra: 3 year course.
    Eligibility: 12 years of schooling.
Post Graduate courses
  • M.D. Ayurveda: 3 year course
    Eligibility: BAMS degree recognized by Central Council of Indian Medicine
  • M.D. Siddha: 3 year course
    Eligibility: BAMS degree recognized by Central Council of Indian Medicine
  • M.D. Unani: 3 year course
    Eligibility: BAMS degree recognized by Central Council of Indian Medicine
    It may be noted that amongst foreign universities, degrees of Sri Lankan Universities i.e. BAMS and BUMS from Institute of Indigenous medicine, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka and BSMS from University of Jaffna, Sri Lanka are recognized by CCIM.
  • M.D. Homeopathy: 3 year course
    Eligibility: BHMS degree recognized by the Central Council of Homeopathy (CCH) 
Ph.D. Courses
  • Ph.D. in Ayurveda: 3 year couse.
    Eligibility: MD (Ayurveda) degree recognized by CCIM
APPLICATION
Applicant is required to go through the criteria laid down by various Universities for the subject/course, which he/she is applying for. 
Applicant should be proficient in English and should have taken English Language test administered by the Indian Embassy. 
Applicant can apply online at www.a2ascholarships.iccr.gov.in.
Last date for receiving the application is 17th July 2019. Embassy of India and ICCR invites the interested applicants to apply for this scholarship online. 

Note:
  • For details about the various AYUSH systems, please visit the website of Ministry of Ayush http://www.ayush.gov.in
  • For details about the courses offered, fee structure and other information, please visit the website of concerned Institute/ University
  • For assistance, reach us at pro.buenos@mea.gov.in