Government jobs in Siddha
Initially, Siddha was the integral part of Central Council for Research in Ayurveda and Siddha (CCRAS), but now the government has created a new research council for siddha i.e. Central Council for Research in Siddha (CCRA). This shows the importance and relevance of Siddha medicine. Now, Siddha is no more the part of CCRAS. Simultaneously, the governments is hiring many Siddha doctors and experts for its research council, national institute and teaching institutions.After successful completion of Bachelor of Siddha Medicine and Surgery (BSMS), one can pursue higher studies in MD or PhD. There are many Siddha government medical colleges across Tamil Nadu where one can get teaching jobs after completing one’s higher studies.
Private jobs in Siddha
It is not possible for all the Bachelor of Siddha Medicine and Surgery (BSMS) doctor to get government jobs. There are many opportunity available for the BSMS doctor for getting jobs in the private sector. There are pharma companies where one can get jobs as pharmacologist or pharma expert. After passing PhD or MD, such doctor is also eligible for teaching in Siddha medical college. These doctors are hired as consultant in the Ministry of AYUSH, research council, national institutes, etc. Job options for Siddha doctors are available in the private organisations such as clinics, nursing homes, Health Department, siddha colleges, Drug laboratories and so on. One can also open one’s own clinic and practiced there as a Siddha physicians.
Siddha doctor jobs in India
After passing Bachelor of Siddha Medicine and Surgery (BSMS), one is eligible to be a Siddha doctor. Bachelor of Siddha Medicine and Surgery (BSMS) is a 5½ years course. Siddha medicine is being recognized all over the world because of its efficacy and low side effects. Siddha doctor’s job opportunity is available both in the government as well as the private sectors. They are recruited in the Ministry of Health, Ministry of AYUSH, Central research council, national institute, health department, Siddha medical colleges, clinics, nursing homes, drug laboratories, etc. Siddha doctor’s can get employment as research officer (Siddha), research officer (Siddha pharmacy), research officer (pharmacognosy), MD doctors, Medical Officers, Assistant Medical Officer, etc.
There are many vacancy advertised both by the government as well as the private organizations for the Siddha professionals time to time. In the government sector, vacancy has been being advertised as director general, director, deputy director, assistant director, research officer, assistant research officer, consultant, MD doctors, medical officers, assistant medical officer, lab assistant, etc. Vacancy is also available in the private sector too. In the private sector, one is recruited as medical officer, assistant medical officer, MD doctors, pharmacist, lab assistant, etc. Teaching job is also available as Professor, Reader, Associate professor, Assistant professor and tutor
Career in Siddha
Siddha is gaining popularity all over the world being an effective treatment modality and an integral component of alternative system of medicine. There are many job oriented career for Siddha professionals. These are academic, research, management, administration, hospital & health care administration, health supervisor, siddha consultant, and the broad category of teaching. Thus, a range of employment opportunity is available for those who opt Siddha as a career. One can get job both in the public as well as private sector, clinics, drug research institute, pharmaceutical industries, nursing homes, nursing homes, siddha medical colleges, etc.
Top Siddha medical colleges
The list of best siddha medical colleges in India is as follows:
- Government Siddha Medical College, Chennai, Tamil Nadu
- Government Siddha Medical College, Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu,
- National Institute of Siddha, Chennai
- The Tamil Nadu, Dr. MGR Medical University, Chennai
- Government Siddha Medical College, Dindigul District, Tamil Nadu,
- Sri Sai Ram Siddha Medical College, Chennai
- RVS Siddha Medical College & Hospital, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu
- ATSVS Siddha Medical College, Kanyakumari, Tamil Nadu
- Velu Mailu Medical College, Kancheepuram, Tamil Nadu
- Sivaraj Siddha Medical College, Salem, Tamil Nadu
- Santhigiri Siddha Medical College, Thruvanthapuram, Kerala