Ayurveda Centre

Ayurveda Campus, (IOM, TU) Kathmandu,Nepal

Ayurveda Campus IOM TUAyurveda campus is the only centre for Bachelor level of Ayurveda education in Nepal. It is resulted from the merging of HMG’s Ayurveda Vidhyalaya and chikitsalaya with the institute of Medicine in 1972. History reveals that Rajakiya Ayurveda Vidhyalaya was the first to start technical education in the countries in 1928. Ayurveda campus is solely committed to produce qualified doctors to meet the national need. At present Ayurveda campus is conducting BAMS (Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery) program as a branch of Institute of Medicine (IOM) under Tribhuvan University.

Course offered

At present Ayurveda Campus is conducting only one Bachelor Level course i.e. Bachelor of Ayurvedic  Medicine and Surgery (BAMS).


The under graduate course, Ayurvedacharya (Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery) is 5 and half years duration ( 4 and half year of main course and 1 year internship). The main course is divided into 3 professional courses of 1 and half years duration each, basic science, pre clinical, and clinical subjects with laboratory and hospital practice respectively. Junior internship of one year in third phase takes place in Teaching hospital, Maharajgung, in Surgery, ENT, Orthopaedics,. Gynae & Obs, Radiology, Emergency etc. After completion of 5.5 year compulsory rotating intership in different department of Ayurvedic hospitals and Ayurveda teaching hospital.


The admission qualification prescribed by the Tribhuvan University is Senior Higher Secondary examination in Science ( Physics, chemistry, and Biology) ISC or 10+2 with English, Physics, Chemistry, Biology (EPCB) examinations securing at least 50% marks are eligible to apply.

The annual admission capacity of BAMS is 25 including 10 seats reserved for payment quota. Admission notifications is made in Bhadra or Asoj. After conducting on Entrance test, candidates standing in the highest merits are admitted in the institute.

Candidates who have passed proficiency certificates in Traditional and General medicine or Intermediates in Science with Bilogy or 10+2 with EPCB examination securing 50% marks are eligible to apply.

Scholarship in the Campus

The campus provides scholarship to the students securing higher positions in the entrance exam and in the professional exams. The scholarship is provided on 2 headings.bonafied scholarship scheme provided to 25% students annually and free ship scheme provided to 20% students annually. Other various scholarships are available to Toppers.


The construction of Ayurveda teaching hospital is completed in Compound of Ayurveda campus, 50 beded indoor services is going to start shortly with super speciality services in Ayurveda.

The Ayurvedic hospital Nardevi, existing in central level, will be upgraded to 100 beds at present and operated as a hospital provided specific Ayurevda service by establishing different departments of Ayurveda. This hospital will be operated under a development board. Junior intern as well as senior intern take place in Nardevi.

During internship, one year posting is done in Teaching hospital, Mahargung in different faculties including other health facility including other health centres like family planning centre, Teku hospital etc.


  1. Department of kaya chikitsa (internal Medicine)
  2. Department of Shalya Tantra (Surgery)
  3. Department of Kaumar Bhritya (pediatrics)
  4. Department of Prasuti Trantra ( Gyanae & Obs)
  5. Department of Agad Tantra ( Toxicology & Forensic)
  6. Department of Swastha Vrita ( Community medicine)
  7. Department of Dravya Guna ( Pharmacognosy/Pharmacology)
  8. Department of Rasa Shastra (Pharmacy and Mineral Pharmacology)
  9. Deparment of Shareer Rachana (Anatomy)
  10. Deparment of Shareer Kriya (Physiology)
  11. Deparment of Maulik Shidanta (Basic Principles)

Other facility in the institure

  1. Latest training equipments like OHP, Slide projector, LCD projector
  2. E-Library
  3. Herbal gardens
  4. Play ground
  5. Yoga class
  6. Educational tours
  7. Free students union
  8. Nepal Ayurveda Medical Students’ Society


Ayurveda Campus

Kiritpur, Kathmandu, Nepal

Phone: 977-4332562,

About the author

Dr. Ram Mani Bhandari

Experienced holistic doctor, healer, teacher, and writer
Specialized in Ayurvedic detox (Panchakarma)
Trained in India and Nepal, the original lands of Ayurveda
Graduate in Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery (B.A.M.S.) from the Institute of Medicine at Tribhuwan University in Kathmandu.
Professional member of Australasian Association of Ayurveda (AAA)
Owner of Sunshine Ayurveda


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    1. Ayurved Disease Profile 2. Info @ dravygun 3. Concept panchkarma. Yhese software are useful for teaching study and research purpose. You may recomend to the Ayurved institute .
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    Vaidya Dhirendra Joshi

  • I am practicing at Rajkot Gujarat India since more than 45 years with only Ayurvedic systems of medicines. I practice with applying Saam NIram consept of Ayurved. It is a result oriented concept of Ayurved.
    I hold past positions as elected member of senate , syndicate of Gujarat Ayurved University and elected member of Gujarat Ayurved Board. I served to Gujarat Govt. as District Ayurved Office and Resident Medical Office.
    At present I am a member of University Development Board, Director Ayushyam Panchkarma Hospital Rajkot. and Advisor of Rajkot District Ayurved Medical Practitiners Association.
    We are organizing National international conferences and Seminars. I served as Organising President and Petron in conferences and Seminars.
    Vaidya Dhirendra Joshi

  • Dear sir/mam, Could you provide nepali names of these plants? 1- cranberry 2- echineceae
    I’d be grateful if u provide me the names!

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