Top government ayurveda colleges in Kerala
1.Government Ayurved College, Ernakulam
Government Ayurveda College, Tripunithura is the second oldest Ayurveda college in the public sector in Kerala. In Central Kerala, it is one of the prestigious colleges. It is affiliated with Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam. It offers courses in BAMS and MD Ayurveda. The intake capacity of the BAMS course is 50 while the 6 PG courses with varied disciplines are Shalya (5 seats), Shalakya (4 seats), Rasa Shastra (4 seats), Dravyaguna (4 seats), Panchakarma (4 seats), and Swasthavritta – 4 seats. The college offers postgraduate courses: i) M.S. (Salyatantra), ii) M.S. (Salakayatantra), iii) M.D. (Panchakarma), iv) M.D. (Rasasastra), and v) M.D. (Dravyaguna). The college was established in 1929.
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2. Government Ayurved College, Kannur
Government Ayurved College, Pariyaram, Kannur is one of the leading Ayurveda colleges in Kerala, which is functioning under the control of Director of Ayurveda Medical Education, Thiruvananthapuram. The college offers Ayurveda Therapy, BAMS (Undergraduate), and Post Graduate courses. The college is affiliated with KUHS University. The intake capacity for BAMS is 40. It offers 2 MD courses one in Kriya Shareer (5 seats) and another one in Rognidan (5 seats)
3. Government Ayurved College, Thiruvanathapuram
Government Ayurved College, Thiruvanathapuram traces its establishment in 1889 as Ayurvedic Patasala during the reign of Sree Moolam Thirunal, the erstwhile Maharaja of Travancore. The college is affiliated with the Kerala University of Health Sciences (KUHS). It offers courses in the undergraduate (BAMS) as well as postgraduate sections. The intake capacity in BAMS is 50. In the post-graduate course, there is total of 12 disciplines. These courses are as follow: Ayurveda Siddhant – 6 seats, Dravyaguna – 6 seats, Rasa Shastra – 4 seats, Bhaisajya Kalpana – 4 seats, Swasthvritta – 6 seats, Agadtantra – 5 seats, Prasuti Tantra & Striroga – 6 seats, Kaumarbhritya – 5 seats, Kayachikitsa – 6 seats, Shalya – 3 seats, Shalakya – 3 seats and Panchkarma – 5 seats
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4. Ahalia Ayurvedic Medical College, Palakkad
Ahalia Ayurveda Medical College is managed by Ahalia International Foundation. The college is running a BAMS course also called Ayurvedacharya. The course is recognized by the Central Council of Indian Medicine, New Delhi, and approved by the Ministry of AYUSH, Govt. of India. The college is affiliated to Kerala University of Health Sciences, Govt. of Kerala. The intake capacity of the college is 50.
5. Amrita Ayurveda College, Kollam
Amrita University focuses on academic excellence. The course is recognized by the Central Council of Indian Medicine, New Delhi, and approved by the Ministry of AYUSH, Govt. of India. The Ayurveda discipline has the following courses. The course with intake capacity in bracket is given as follow: BAMS (seats: 60), MD in Ayurveda Samhita (4), MD in Dravyaguna Vigyana (4), MD in Rasashastra & Bhaishajya Kalpana (6), MD in Sawsthavritta (4), MD in Kayachikitsa (4), MD in Panchakarma (4) MS in Shalya Tantra -Samanya (4), MS in Shalakya Tantra-Netra Roga Vigyana (4) and MS in Prasuti Tantra & Streeroga (4)
6. KMCT Ayurvedic Medical College, Kozhikode
KMCT Ayurved Medical College is approved by the Central Council of Indian Medicine, Govt. of India and affiliated with the University of Calicut. The college offers a BHMS course of 5.5 years.
7. Mannam Ayurveda Co-operative Medical College
Mannam Ayurved Co-operative Medical College, Pandalam was established in 1960. It offers BAMS courses with an intake capacity of 50. The college is affiliated with the University of Kerala. It’s a private self-financing college.
8. Pankaja Kasthuri Ayurveda Medical College
Pankaja Kasthuri Ayurveda Medical College offers BAMS, Ayurveda Nursing, Ayurveda Panchkarma, and Ayurveda Pharmacy. The college is affiliated with the Kerala University of Health Sciences. The intake capacity of the BAMS course is 50. It is the first self-financing of Kerala. The college is located in Killy, Kattakada, Thiruvananthapuram.
9. P.N. Panicker Sauhruda Ayurveda Medical College, Kasaragod
The PN Panicker Ayurveda Medical College is equipped with modern infrastructure. The college is offered a BAMS course with an intake capacity of 50.
10. Santhigiri Ayurved Medical College, Palakkad
Santhigiri Ayurved Medical College has been established by Santhigiri Ashram in 2002. It is running a course BAMS of 5.5 years with a sanctioned intake capacity of 50. The college is affiliated to Kerala University of Health Sciences and recognized by the Central Council of Indian Medicine, Ministry of AYUSH, Govt. of India.